Nothing says “burn off of a canceled show” like airing it the night of the NFC Championship Game, which will be the second highest rated primetime show of the year after the Super Bowl, and that’s exactly what NBC is doing with the last two episodes of Prime Suspect.
Since NBC has the Super Bowl this year, they couldn’t schedule Prime Suspect then!
via NBC press release:
“AIN’T NO SUNSHINE”
01/22/2012 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Sunday) : DUFFY AND CALDERON ARE ON A CASE OF A YOUNG GIRL RAPED AND MURDERED— Duffy (Brían F. OByrne) and Calderon (Kirk Acevedo) have the unpleasant task of telling a grandmother that her young granddaughter was raped and murdered. Jane (Maria Bello) and Augie (Tim Griffin) are on the ritzy Upper East Side when a woman is found mysteriously shot during the night. Meanwhile, Jane has a heart to heart with Matt (Kenny Johnson). Damon Gupton also stars.
“STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU”
01/22/2012 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Sunday) : JANE WORKS TO KEEP A JAILED HIT MAN BEHIND BARS– Jane (Maria Bello) and the team find out a jailed hit man may be responsible for the latest drive by at local store. Sweeney (Aidan Quinn) orders 24 hour a day security when a hit is ordered on one of their own. Meanwhile, Jane is a third wheel on an uncomfortable date. Brian F. O’Byrne, Kirk Acevedo, Tim Griffin, Damon Gupton, Peter Gerety, Kenny Johnson and Elizabeth Rodriguez also star.