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[10/14/10 - 11:30 AM]
Exclusive: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC Opt for Repeats, Pre-Emptions on Election Night
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC have locked in their Election Night plans for Tuesday, November 2.

CBS and FOX won't offer up any originals on said night while ABC and NBC will only air first-runs of their respective reality franchises "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Biggest Loser."

Said developments mean that "No Ordinary Family," "Detroit 187," "NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "The Good Wife," "Glee," "Raising Hope," "Running Wilde" and "Parenthood" will either be in repeats or pre-empted completely.

And in terms of news coverage itself, the Peacock leads the charge with two-hours beginning at 9:00/8:00c followed by ABC with 90 minutes and an hour each by CBS and FOX.

Here's a breakdown of what to expect:

ABC
8:00/7:00c - "Dancing With the Stars" (90 Minutes)*
9:30/8:30c - "ABC News Special" (90 Minutes)*

CBS
8:00/7:00c - "NCIS" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "NCIS: Los Angeles" (Repeat)
10:00/9:00c - "CBS News Special"*

FOX
8:00/7:00c - "Glee" (Repeat)
9:00/8:00c - "FOX News Special"

NBC
8:00/7:00c - "The Biggest Loser" (One-Hour)
9:00/8:00c - "NBC News Special" (Two Hours)

* previously reported





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· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DETROIT 187 (ABC)
· GLEE (FOX)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· NO ORDINARY FAMILY (ABC)
· PARENTHOOD (NBC)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· RUNNING WILDE (FOX)





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