NBC has laid out a pretty heavy summer release schedule that will have as much as 9 1/2 hours of original programming per week at its peak. A dozen original shows will air during the summer.

The lineup includes mainstays like “America’s Got Talent” and “American Ninja Warrior,” returning scripted shows “The Night Shift” and “The Carmichael Show” and newcomers including competition show “World of Dance” (with Jennifer Lopez as a judge and executive producer) and scripted series “Midnight, Texas” and “Marlon.” Game shows “The Wall” and “Hollywood Game Night” also return.

Here’s the rundown. All times are ET/PT, with new shows in italics.

Monday, May 8

10 p.m.
“World of Dance”

Tuesday, May 30

8 p.m.
“America’s Got Talent” (two hours)

10 p.m.
“World of Dance” (time period premiere)

Wednesday, May 31

9 p.m.
“The Carmichael Show”

Monday, June 12

8 p.m.
“American Ninja Warrior” (two hours)

10 p.m.
“Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge”

Wednesday, June 21

8 p.m.
“Little Big Shots: Forever Young”

Thursday, June 22

8 p.m.
“The Wall”

9 p.m.
“The Night Shift”

Tuesday, July 25

10 p.m.
“Midnight, Texas”

Monday, Aug. 7

10 p.m.
“Hollywood Game Night”

Thursday, Aug. 10

9 p.m.
“Saturday Night Live Weekend Update”

Wednesday, Aug. 16

8 p.m.
“America’s Got Talent” live results show

9 p.m.
“Marlon” (back-to-back episodes)

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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