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[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.)





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· 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)





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