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NBC Midseason schedule, ’30 Rock’ moves to new time slot

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Written by : published Thursday 17th November 2011

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NBC released their new midseason schedule and there are plenty of changes to take note of.  First up, there is “30 Rock” which moves to the 8:00 – 8:30 time slot starting January 12, 2012 and there are plenty of new shows that will debut.  These include “Smash,” “Fashion Star,” “Are you there, Chelsea? “  and “The Firm.”  Some new shows are switching to new times.  These include “Whitney” which beginning on January 11, 2012 will switch to 8:00 -8:30 pm on Wednesdays and the new Christina Applegate series, “Up All Night” that will move to the 9:30-10:00 time slot on Thursdays beginning on January 12, 2012.

Other changes planned for the NBC midseason include the return of “The Voice” which will premiere on February 5, 2012 then return for the regular show on February 6, 2012 followed by Smash on February 6, 2012 from 10:00 -11:00 pm.

On Tuesdays, “The Biggest Loser” will resume on January 3, 2012 from 8:00-10:00 pm, followed by “Parenthood” starting on February 28.  Beginning Tuesday, March 13, 2012, “Fashion Star” will air with a special two-hour premiere from 9:00-11:00 pm.  Wednesdays will see “Whitney” airing from 8:00 -8:30 beginning on January 11, 2012 followed by “Are You There, Chelsea?” from 8:30-9:00 pm.  The show will premiere on January 11, 2012.  Beginning February 8, 2012, “Rock Center with Brian Williams” will air from 9:00 -10:00 pm, followed by “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.”

The new Thursday night lineup is missing the comedy “Community” but NBC has not yet confirmed whether or not the show is officially cancelled.  Thursday nights will kick off with “30 Rock” from 8:00 -8:30 beginning January 12, 2012 followed by “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office,” and “Up All Night.” 

Friday nights sees the return of “Who Do You Think You Are?” the series by Lisa Kudrow on February 3, 2012 airing from 8:00 -9:00 pm.  “Grimm” will remain in the 9:00-10:00 pm, timeslot followed by “Dateline NBC” from 10:00-11:00 pm.

Saturdays will play encore broadcasts of “Harry’s Law,” “The Firm,” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” 

Sunday night programming will begin at 7:00 pm, with “Dateline NBC” premiering on January 8, 2012 from 7:00 -9:00 pm.  Beginning March 4, 2012, “Harry’s Law” will run from 8:00-9:00 pm, followed by “The Celebrity Apprentice” which will fill the 9:00-11:00 pm, time slot.

What do you think about NBC’s new midseason lineup?

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