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NBC's 2012-2013 Fall Schedule: 'The Voice' Returns Early, 'Smash' Is Delayed

May 14, 2012 01:50:40 GMT

J.J. Abrams' 'Revolution' will air after 'Voice' on Monday, while low-rated comedies 'Community' and 'Whitney' are moved to Friday.


NBC's 2012-2013 Fall Schedule: 'The Voice' Returns Early, 'Smash' Is Delayed
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NBC has become the first network to unveil its primetime line-up for 2012-2013 TV season. As it was long rumored, the Peacock will bring back "The Voice" for its third season in the fall on the same slots, 8 P.M.-10 P.M. on Monday and 8 P.M.-9 P.M. on Tuesday. Additionally, the singing competition will have a spring cycle.

Speaking to reporters during a conference call on Sunday, May 13, NBC's entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt revealed his plans to add the spinning chairs from the audition phase into the battle rounds. He, however, didn't share further details on the change.

"Smash", which used to follow up "The Voice" on Monday, is benched until midseason. Getting the slot is freshman "Revolution" which comes from J.J. Abrams. On Tuesday, the reality show will be followed by new comedy "Go On" starring Matthew Perry. Ryan Murphy's comedy "The New Normal" will air next at 9:30 P.M..

"30 Rock" and "The Office" are still lined up for Thursday comedy block, while "Whitney" and "Community" are moved to Friday. Explaining the move, Greenblatt told Entertainment Weekly, "I know that most people in our industry think Friday is a graveyard but we don't really believe that... We thought if we have a base there, let's see if we can give 'Grimm' a lead-in with these shows that actually have fan bases - including 'Whitney'."

MONDAY
8/7 P.M.: "The Voice"
10 P.M.: "Revolution"

TUESDAY
8 P.M.: "The Voice"
9 P.M.: "Go On"
9:30 P.M.: "The New Normal"
10 P.M.: "Parenthood"

WEDNESDAY
8 P.M.: "Animal Practice"
8:30 P.M.: "Guys With Kids"
9 P.M.: "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
10 P.M.: "Chicago Fire"

THURSDAY
8 P.M.: "30 Rock"
8:30 P.M.: "Up All Night"
9 P.M.: "The Office"
9:30 P.M.: "Parks and Recreation"
10 P.M.: "Rock Center with Brian Williams"

FRIDAY
8 P.M.: "Whitney"
8:30 P.M.: "Community"
9 P.M.: "Grimm"
10-11 P.M.: "Dateline NBC"

SUNDAY
7 P.M.: "Football Night in America"
8:15 P.M.: "NBC Sunday Night Football"

SUNDAY (Post-football/Winter 2013)
7 P.M.: "Dateline NBC"
8 P.M.: "Fashion Star"
9 P.M.: "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10 P.M.: "Do No Harm"

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Post Your Comments

posted by ziggy286 on Aug 08, 2012
Grimm is on Mon. Aug 13th not on Friday as listed!!
posted by kreul on May 17, 2012
You are canceling an award winning show like Harry's Law??!! I will no longer be watching Ch.4 prime time.
posted by aerodis on May 13, 2012
Why?! Why are you cancelling Harry's Law?! That show is so good! Every one I know watches it!!!
posted by jhaber on May 13, 2012
Please DO NOT CANCEL Harry's Law!!!!!!!!

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