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[03/18/09 - 07:02 PM]
Networks Firm Up Obama Plans for March 24
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC are all set to carry President Obama's news conference on Tuesday, March 24.

The fallout of said coverage: FOX will shift "American Idol" to Wednesday and Thursday that week (pre-empting "Lie to Me" and "Bones"); CBS will bump "NCIS" and "The Mentalist" back an hour (pre-empting "Without a Trace"); NBC likewise will push "The Biggest Loser" to 9:00/8:00c (pre-empting "Law & Order: SVU"); and ABC will simply pre-empt the return of "According to Jim."

Here's a complete breakdown of the broadcast networks' plans, along with any affected dates:

ABC - Tuesday, March 24
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential News Conference"
9:00/8:00c - "Dancing With the Stars" (Results Show)
10:00/9:00c - "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (Season Finale)

CBS - Tuesday, March 24
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential News Conference"
9:00/8:00c - "NCIS: Hide and Seek" (Special Time)
10:00/9:00c - "The Mentalist: Carnelian Inc." (Special Time)

CBS - Tuesday, March 31
8:00/7:00c - "NCIS: Dead Reckoning"
9:00/8:00c - "The Mentalist: Russet Potatoes"
10:00/9:00c - "Without a Trace: Daylight" (Rescheduled from March 24)

FOX - Tuesday, March 24
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential News Conference"
9:00/8:00c - "House: The Itch" (Repeat)

FOX - Wednesday, March 25
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Performance Show, Rescheduled from March 24)

FOX - Thursday, March 26
8:00/7:00c - "American Idol" (Results Show, Rescheduled from March 25)
9:00/8:00c - "Hell's Kitchen"

NBC - Tuesday, March 24
8:00/7:00c - "Presidential News Conference"
9:00/8:00c - "The Biggest Loser" (Special Time)

NBC - Tuesday, March 31
8:00/7:00c - "The Biggest Loser"
10:00/9:00c - "Law & Order: SVU: Hell" (Rescheduled from March 24)





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· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· BONES (FOX)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LIE TO ME (FOX)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· PRIMETIME (ABC)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





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