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(X) "PILOT / CHAPTER TWO"
01/08/2012 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Sunday) : IT�S GOOD TO BE FREE - TWO-HOUR SERIES PREMIERE - After young lawyer Mitchell McDeere (Josh Lucas, "J. Edgar") exposed the law firm he worked for was a front for the Chicago mob, he and his family found themselves in the Federal Witness Protection Program. Now, a decade later, McDeere, his wife Abby (Molly Parker, "Deadwood") and daughter Claire (Natasha Calis, "The Possession"), begin their efforts to reclaim their lives, which proves to be an uphill battle. Also starring Juliette Lewis ("Cape Fear") and Callum Keith Rennie ("The Killing"). Tricia Helfer ("Battlestar Galactica") and Shaun Majumder ("Detroit 1-8-7") guest star.
SEASON(S): 1 (22 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 5/13/12
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, November 2011) The new drama "The Firm" moves into the Thursday lineup (10-11 p.m. ET) beginning January 12 following its two-hour premiere the previous Sunday (January 8) from 9-11 p.m. ET. The first-season comedy "Up All Night" will also move to Thursday nights at 9:30 p.m. (ET) on January 12 which is also the night that multiple Emmy Award-winning "30 Rock" returns for its season debut (8-8:30 p.m. ET). "Parks and Recreation" (8:30-9 p.m. ET) and the Emmy-winning "The Office" (9-9:30 p.m. ET) remain in the same time periods.