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[10/29/08 - 12:37 PM]
NBC Splashes November with an Array of Programming That Includes the Premiere of 'Law & Order,' Holiday-Themed Series and Specials, Green Week, Rosie O'Donnell Special and an Abundance of Guest Stars
NBC details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[via press release from NBC]

NBC SPLASHES NOVEMBER WITH AN ARRAY OF PROGRAMMING THAT INCLUDES THE PREMIERE OF 'LAW & ORDER,' HOLIDAY-THEMED SERIES AND SPECIALS, GREEN WEEK, ROSIE O'DONNELL SPECIAL AND AN ABUNDANCE OF GUEST STARS

Guest Performers Include Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Martin, Kobe Bryant, Mary Tyler Moore, Amy Ryan, Anthony Edwards, Courtney B. Vance, Jason Priestley, Megan Mullally, Tony Hawk, Jessie McCartney, Jane Seymour, Jordana Brewster, Rosie Perez, Vanessa Marcil, Rosanna Arquette, Tiki Barber, James Blake, David Lee, Amani Toomer, Will Arnett, Erik Estrada, Jerry Rice, Steve Young, Tony Hale, Rocco DiSpirito, Big Boi and "Night Court" Cast Reunion on "30 Rock"

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- October 29, 2008 -- NBC spices up November with a variety of programs that include the 19th season premiere of "Law & Order," holiday-themed episodes, an accent on Green Week, "Rosie Live" starring Rosie O'Donnell, "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade," the 200th episode of "Deal or No Deal" and a salute to the '80s on "The Biggest Loser."

In addition, NBC provides a bounty of marquee guest stars that includes: Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Martin, Mary Tyler Moore, Megan Mullally, Will Arnett and a cast reunion of NBC's "Night Court" (all on "30 Rock"); Amy Ryan ("The Office"), Anthony Edwards, Courtney B. Vance, (both on "ER"); Jane Seymour, Jason Priestley (both on "My Name Is Earl"); Tony Hawk, Kobe Bryant (both on "Deal or No Deal"); Jessie McCartney, Big Boi (both on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"); Jordana Brewster, Tony Hale (both on "Chuck"); Rosie Perez, Vanessa Marcil, Rosanna Arquette, Tiki Barber, James Blake, David Lee, Amani Toomer (all on "Lipstick Jungle"); Erik Estrada ("Life"); Jerry Rice, Steve Young and Rocco DiSpirito (all on "The Biggest Loser").

"Law & Order," the longest-running crime series and the second-longest-running drama series in the history of television, enters its 19th season when it premieres on Wednesday, November 5 (10-11:00 p.m. ET).

On Thursday, October 30, viewers will be treated to special Halloween episodes of "My Name Is Earl" (8-8:30 p.m. ET), "The Office" (9-9:30 p.m. ET) and "ER" (10-11 p.m. ET). Additionally, a Halloween-themed episode of "Knight Rider" (8-9 p.m. ET) airs the following week on Wednesday, November 5.

Thanksgiving-themed episodes (all times ET) of "Deal or No Deal" (8-9 p.m.) begin on Friday, November 21 followed by "Chuck" (8-9 p.m.) and "My Own Worst Enemy" (10 -11 p.m.) on Monday, November 24, and "The Biggest Loser" (8-10 p.m.) on Tuesday, November 25. A new special with Rosie O'Donnell, "Rosie Live" (9-10 p.m.), will air on Wednesday, November 26 followed by part-two of the special Thanksgiving-themed "Deal or No Deal" (10-11 p.m.). The traditional holiday favorites "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" (9 a.m.-12 noon) and "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina" (12 noon-2 p.m.) kick off Thanksgiving morning on Thursday, November 27.

"Deal or No Deal" celebrates its 200th episode on Monday, November 3 (8-9 p.m. ET). Beginning on Monday, November 10 guest star Jordana Brewster joins the cast of "Chuck" (8-9 p.m. ET) for a three-episode story arc playing Chuck's ex-girlfriend. Also, on Thursday, November 20 on "My Name Is Earl" (8-8:30 p.m. ET), a series of tornadoes twist through Camden County, which is the least of Earl's problem when he loses his list.

In addition, during NBC Universal's "Green Is Universal" week --beginning on Sunday, November 16 -- several shows touch on eco-friendly elements starting Monday, November 17 with "My Own Worst Enemy" (10-11 p.m. ET), Wednesday, November 19 with "Knight Rider" (8-9 p.m ET.), "Life" (9-10 p.m. ET) and "Law & Order" (10-11 p.m. ET) and Friday, November 21 with "Lipstick Jungle"(10-11 p.m. ET).





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· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· ER (NBC)
· KNIGHT RIDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LIFE (NBC)
· LIPSTICK JUNGLE (NBC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· MY OWN WORST ENEMY (NBC)
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