or


[07/21/08 - 09:29 AM]
NBC's Returning Drama 'Life' Gets Four Hours of Primetime Originals in Two Weeks on September 29, October 3, 6 and 10 and New Drama 'My Own Worst Enemy' Premieres October 13 for a Run of Originals in Fall
Plus: "Kath & Kim" and "30 Rock" flip slots; return date set for "Biggest Loser"; and finale booked for "Got Talent."

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S RETURNING DRAMA 'LIFE' GETS FOUR HOURS OF PRIMETIME ORIGINALS IN TWO WEEKS ON SEPTEMBER 29, OCTOBER 3, 6 AND 10 AND NEW DRAMA 'MY OWN WORST ENEMY' PREMIERES OCTOBER 13 FOR A RUN OF ORIGINALS IN FALL

Strategy Allows Series to Premiere After "Heroes" -- "Life" Premieres with Four Original Episodes in Two Weeks on Mondays and Fridays and "My Own Worst Enemy" Continues with All Originals Through December

In Other Changes, New Comedy "Kath & Kim" (now 8:30-9 p.m. ET) Switches Time Periods with "30 Rock" (Now 9:30-10 p.m. ET) on Thursdays

Summer Sensation "America's Got Talent" to Conclude Season with October 1 Finale and "The Biggest Loser: Families" Premieres on September 16

BURBANK - July 21, 2008 -- NBC has adjusted its primetime premiere schedule for Fall 2008 and uses strong time periods to launch returning drama "Life" and new drama "My Own Worst Enemy." "Life" gets four hours of originals in its first two weeks on Mondays and Fridays beginning September 29 (10-11 p.m. ET) and "My Own Worst Enemy," follows "Heroes" on October 13 (10-11 p.m. ET), giving them a prominent launch after "Heroes" and allowing the new drama to broadcast all original episodes in its regular timeslot (Mondays, 10-11 p.m. ET) through December.

Returning drama "Life" will follow "Heroes" on two special Monday broadcasts (10-11 pm. ET) in addition to its regularly scheduled timeslot on Fridays (10-11 pm. ET) giving "Life" four hours of originals in two weeks on September 29, October 3, October 6 and October 10.

New drama "My Own Worst Enemy" will make its debut on Monday, October 13 (10-11 p.m. ET) and remain in all originals in its regular timeslot (Mondays, 10-11 p.m. ET) through December.

In other scheduling changes, new comedy "Kath & Kim" and Emmy Award-winner "30 Rock" will switch time periods on Thursday nights. "Kath & Kim" moves to 8:30-9 p.m. (ET) starting October 9 after "My Name is Earl" (8-8:30 p.m. ET), which will allow for a strong audience flow for these two compatible shows."30 Rock" will settle into the 9:30-10 p.m. (ET) starting with its season premiere after "The Office" on October 30.

"The Biggest Loser: Families" premieres on Tuesday, September 16 (8-10 p.m. ET). Likewise, summer hit "America's Got Talent" returns after the Olympics on August 26 (8-10 p.m. ET) and runs through to its season finale on Wednesday, October 1 (9-10 p.m. ET).

Other series' premieres remain unchanged from NBC's original premiere announcement. A summary grid of NBC's Fall 2008-09 season debuts follows:

*New programs in UPPER CASE (with the exception of "ER")

MONDAY, AUGUST 25

"AMERICA'S TOUGHEST JOBS"

Series premiere August 25 (9-10 p.m.)

Returns on next three Mondays (9-10 p.m.) then resumes in regular day and time on Friday, September 19 (8-9 p.m.) (see previous release)

"Deal or No Deal" (8-9 p.m.)

Returns on next three Mondays (8-9 p.m.) then resumes its regular Wednesday and Friday timeslot in October

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

"The Biggest Loser: Families" (8-10 p.m. ET)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

"Heroes" clip show (8-9 p.m.)

Season premiere (9-11 p.m.)

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (10-11 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

"KNIGHT RIDER" (8-9 p.m.)

"Lipstick Jungle (10-11 p.m.)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

"My Name Is Earl" -- one-hour premiere (8-9 p.m.)

"The Office" -- one-hour premiere (9-10 p.m.)

"ER" (10-11 p.m.)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

"Chuck" -- (8-9 p.m.)

"Life" (10-11 p.m.; special preview followed by second preview October 6 (10-11 p.m.)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

"KATH & KIM" (8:30-9 p.m.)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

"Life" (10-11 p.m.) -- regular day and time premiere

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13

"MY OWN WORST ENEMY" (10-11 p.m.)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

"CRUSOE" -- two-hour premiere (8-10 p.m.)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

"30 Rock" -- (9:30-10 p.m.)





  [july 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· AMERICA'S TOUGHEST JOBS (NBC)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· CRUSOE (NBC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· ER (NBC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· KATH & KIM (NBC)
· KNIGHT RIDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LIFE (NBC)
· LIPSTICK JUNGLE (NBC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)











[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.