[03/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC's 'Heist' to Premiere and 'Law & Order' Moves to New Timeslot, WeD., March 22

[via press release from NBC]


"Heist" Delivers the Goods Beginning at 10-11 PM ET/PT

EMMY Award-Winning "Law & Order" Moves to 9-10 PM ET/PT

BURBANK, Calif. -- March 20, 2006 -- It's back-to-back action with the premiere of NBC's highly-anticipated new drama "Heist" on Wed., Mar. 22 at 10-11 p.m. ET/PT, following an all-new episode of the Emmy Award-winning "Law & Order" debuting in its new time slot 9-10 p.m. ET/PT. Photos available at www.nbcumv.com.

"Heist," from acclaimed director Doug Liman ("Mr & Mrs. Smith") and Emmy Award-nominated writers Mark and Robb Cullen (FX's "Lucky"), is a fast-paced, serialized drama that follows a team of expert career criminals as they attempt to pull off one of the biggest heists in history. Dougray Scott ("Dark Water"), Steve Harris ("The Practice"), Seymour Cassel ("The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou"), Marika Dominczyk ("North Shore") and David Walton ("Stateside") star as the burglars hell-bent on pulling off the impossible ? to simultaneously rob three of the most renowned jewelry stores on Beverly Hills' famed Rodeo Drive during Academy Awards week. Michele Hicks ("The Shield"), Reno Wilson ("Blind Justice") and Billy Gardell ("Yes, Dear") star as the LAPD detectives who will stop at nothing to shut them down.

In the premiere episode (Wed., Mar. 22 at 10-11 p.m. ET/PT), master thief Mickey O'Neil (Scott) and his crew (Harris, Dominczyk, Walton and Cassel) plan to rob a bank in order to build capital for their elaborate heist. Meanwhile, Amy Sykes (Hicks), lead detective for LAPD's Robbery/ Homicide division, and her task force (Gardell and Wilson) launch an all-holds-barred investigation to find who is behind the robbery ?and what larger plans they might have in store.

Currently in its 16th season, "Law & Order" moves to its new time slot 9-10 p.m. ET/PT with a politically charged fictional case that questions the reason our country is at war. In "America, Inc.," Detectives Fontana (Dennis Farina) and Green (Jesse L. Martin) suspect vengeance is the motive behind the slaying of a private military contractor. The investigation soon leads the detectives to fellow commando, Kevin Boatman (guest star Pablo Schrieber), and the younger brother of a man who was murdered by Iraqi insurgents while under the victim's questionable command. But as A.D.A. Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston) fights to keep a frightening video of the Iraqi execution out of court, he confronts unexpected political intrigue when more details are revealed about a recently captured terrorist. Annie Parisse, S. Epatha Merkerson and Fred Dalton Thompson also star.

"Heist," produced by Hypnotic, NBC Universal Television Studio and Sony Pictures Television, is directed by Liman.

"Law & Order" is produced by Wolf Films in association with NBC Universal Television Studio.

  [march 2006]  


[03/21/18 - 03:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Two of "Meet the Peetes"
"Viewers have welcomed the Peete family into their homes and have fallen in love with their heartfelt and touching narratives that families everywhere can relate to," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/21/18 - 03:34 PM]
Hallmark Expands Pet Adoption Initiative, Adoption Ever After, with New, Original Special "Cat Bowl"
"Cat Bowl" will feature adult cats and seniors playing a feline Hall of Fame game, Saturday, February 2, 2019.

[03/21/18 - 03:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel to Launch First Ever Interactive "Home & Family" Dream Holiday Home Contest
The contest offers the chance for one lucky viewer to win a holiday-themed home redecoration that will turn heads and be the envy of decorators across the country.

[03/21/18 - 03:32 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Six of "When Calls the Heart"
Currently in its fifth season, "When Calls the Heart's" ratings momentum has carried over from season four.

[03/21/18 - 03:31 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Adds Three All-New, Original Movie Franchises to Lineup
"The Chronicle Mysteries" will join the previously announced "Picture Perfect" and "Crossword Mysteries."

[03/21/18 - 12:56 PM]
Jay Ali Joins the Cast for Season Three of the Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Daredevil"
He will portray Rahul "Ray" Nadeem, an honest, but ambitious FBI agent willing to go to any length for his family.

[03/21/18 - 12:15 PM]
An All-New Supersized "Jay Leno's Garage" Premieres Thursday, April 19 at 10PM ET/PT
Celebrity guests this season include Jamie Foxx, Billy Crystal, Terry Crews, Tyler Perry, Mitt Romney, Trevor Noah, James Taylor, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Martha Reeves, Guy Fieri, Chris Hardwick, and more.

[03/21/18 - 11:02 AM]
Video: First-Look and New Promo Available from NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert"
The production will air live Easter Sunday, April 1 at 8:00/7:00c in front of a large audience at the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

[03/21/18 - 10:53 AM]
Video: Go Inside FX's "Legion" with 360 Video Experience
The video culminates with an exclusive look at the first two and half minutes of the Season 2 premiere.

[03/21/18 - 10:36 AM]
TV Land's Hit Series "Younger" Returns for Season Five on Tuesday, June 5 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, series star Miriam Shor will make her television directorial debut with an episode to air in July.

[03/21/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Three Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, May 29 and Wednesday, May 30 on OWN
Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the third consecutive season.

[03/21/18 - 10:00 AM]
USA Network Unveils Spring Schedule
Newly announced return dates include "Colony" (Wednesday, May 2), "Queen of the South" (Thursday, June 21) and "Shooter" (also Thursday, June 21).

[03/21/18 - 09:30 AM]
NFL Expanding Coverage of the 2018 NFL Draft to Include Two Broadcast and Four Cable Television Networks
NFL Network and FOX will team up to simulcast live coverage of Rounds 1-3 of the 2018 NFL Draft.

[03/21/18 - 09:15 AM]
Viceland Lights Up Its Second Annual "Weed Week"
To mark the occasion, the network adds a healthy dose of smoke to its air with sneak previews of new seasons of two of its most popular shows.

[03/21/18 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Netflix Film "Come Sunday" - Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor
Martin Sheen, Jason Segel, Condola Rashad, Lakeith Stanfield and Danny Glover also star in the Joshua Marston film.