Learn When PARKS AND REC, COMMUNITY, PARENTHOOD, THE OFFICE And 30 ROCK Return!! NBC Premiere Dates!!
First out of the gate is Matthew Perry’s new sitcom. Last to premiere will be what I assume is the final, Harmon-free season of “Community.”
Wednesday, August 8
"GO ON" (sneak peek following Olympic Games coverage)
Sunday, August 12
"ANIMAL PRACTICE" (sneak peek following Olympic Games Closing Ceremonies)
Monday, August 13
8-10 p.m. "STARS EARN STRIPES" (two-hour premiere)
10-11 p.m. "Grimm"
Wednesday, September 5
7:30-8:30 p.m. "NFL Kickoff Special 2012" (regular season)
8:30-11 p.m. "Sunday Night Football" (regular season)
Sunday, September 9
7-8:15 p.m. "Football Night in America" (regular day and time)
8:15-11 p.m. "Sunday Night Football" (regular day and time)
Monday, September 10
8-10 p.m. "The Voice"
Tuesday, September 11
9-9:30 p.m. "GO ON" (time period premiere)
9:30-10 p.m. "THE NEW NORMAL"
10-11 p.m. "Parenthood"
Wednesday, September 12
10-10:30 p.m. "GUYS WITH KIDS" (sneak peek after penultimate "America's Got Talent")
Friday, Sept 14
9-10pm - "Grimm" (time period premiere)
Monday, September 17
10-11 p.m. "REVOLUTION"
Thursday, September 20
8:30-9 p.m. "Up All Night"
9-9:30 p.m. "The Office"
9:30-10 p.m. "Parks and Recreation"
Wednesday, September 26
8-8:30 p.m. "ANIMAL PRACTICE" (time period premiere)
8:30-9 p.m. "GUYS WITH KIDS" (time period premiere)
9-11 p.m. "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (two-hour premiere)
Thursday, October 4
8-8:30 p.m. "30 Rock"
Wednesday, October 10
10-11 p.m. "CHICAGO FIRE"
Friday, October 19
8-8:30 p.m. "Whitney"
8:30-9 p.m. "Community"
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June 14, 2012, 3:15 p.m. CST
June 14, 2012, 3:15 p.m. CST
GOODBYE!!! SAYONARA!!! ADIOS!!!
June 14, 2012, 3:37 p.m. CST
How many episodes? 13? I'm guessing we get 8 episodes between Oct. 19 & Dec. 7, then the final 5 end of January through February. Or is NBC going to pull a "Bones" and really stretch it out, airing those 13 episodes over 30 weeks?
June 14, 2012, 3:45 p.m. CST
and hopefully community will make me laugh out loud like it did the first 2 seasons instead of me just smiling for the last season great show, just doesnt make me laugh anymore...
June 14, 2012, 3:45 p.m. CST
June 14, 2012, 3:51 p.m. CST
by John Brown
...and by "look forward to," I obviously mean Ron Swanson and not much else.
June 14, 2012, 4:10 p.m. CST
You've no use for Andy or April?
June 14, 2012, 4:15 p.m. CST
by Leto III
I've heard that the first episode will be all about George W. Bush's head. This season, instead of "Creator: Dan Harmon," we'll get: "Special Guest Star: Whitney Cummings." It'll be the funniest thing she's ever done on NBC, at least.
June 14, 2012, 5 p.m. CST
obviously it'll still have the same cast and look but without Harmon and most of the other writers its just going to be weird. Plus they HAVE TO reference it. In some way, even if its just an aside by Abed that things 'feel' different. Every season Community opens with a comment about the season ahead. In s2 Abed talked about "self contained escapades" in place of romantic entanglements, in s3 it was how they were going to reign it in and be less weird. Not that that happened really. If the new showrunners drop in something along those same lines early in premiere I'll feel like its in good hands. But I'm sceptical. "Troy and Abed with new Writers!"
June 14, 2012, 5:49 p.m. CST
I'm guessing that was a reference to network notes begging for Community to be a bit less weird. Later on in the season Troy and Abed had a go at being normal at Shirley's wedding. That was definitely a comment on how the dynamic would be different if the show tried to be 'normal'.
June 14, 2012, 6:56 p.m. CST
by wrath 4771
I realize I'm one of two people who watch SVU anymore, but is Mariska Hargitay coming back this season? I had heard a rumor that last season was suppose to be her last. Yes....no?
June 14, 2012, 9:42 p.m. CST
Ben Wyatt crying, in a crappy-looking Batman costume, in the middle of a shopping mall was probably the funniest thing I saw on TV all year. He's good enough to make me forget the Brandanowitz years.
June 15, 2012, 1:19 a.m. CST
I hope people give Community a chance in the Fall. It could still be a great show. Not sure how many of the writers are left but many shows have changed show-runners and maintained quality.
June 15, 2012, 2:30 a.m. CST
June 15, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST
...stuck at home on Friday nights with no date to the football game. but wait - that describes pretty much everyone on this website, no? Kidding, really. Not.
June 15, 2012, 3:30 p.m. CST
I'm hoping it lives up to the very intriguing teaser trailer.
June 16, 2012, 12:06 p.m. CST
Heroes could have been salvaged if they pulled Kring. The last episode of Community was a series finale. Not sure what this new show will be like.
June 16, 2012, 8:53 p.m. CST
by Arcadian Del Sol
I watched every episode because I love the actor's work on the show. I'll continue to watch.
June 17, 2012, 2:29 a.m. CST
Wow. This schedule sucks, I have no TV to look forward to for months. True Blood, Continuum, The Office, Community...
June 17, 2012, 2:30 a.m. CST
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