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NBC’s Must See TV Comedy Block Is Officially Dead

Dec 15, 2014  •  Post A Comment

NBC’s Must See TV Thursday comedy block is now history, with the network releasing a midseason schedule that features three drama series in Thursday prime time, Nellie Andreeva reports on Deadline.com.

NBC will anchor Thursdays with “The Blacklist” at 9 p.m., with the show moving to the slot Feb. 5 after an airing following the Super Bowl. “The Blacklist” will help debut the new drama “Allegiance” at 10 p.m., while the limited drama “The Slap” will air at 8 p.m.

“The last time NBC had an all-drama Thursday lineup was 35 years ago, in the 1979-80 season, when it aired ‘Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,’ ‘Quincy M.E.’ and ‘Kate Loves a Mystery,’” Andreeva notes.

With the midseason changes, NBC is putting “Marry Me” and “About a Boy” on hold, Variety reports, with both shows to return later in the season.

Here are the midseason premiere dates:

“The Blacklist,” Sunday, Feb. 1, following the Super Bowl. Moves to Thursday, Feb. 5, at 9 p.m.

“Allegiance,” Thursday, Feb. 5, at 10 p.m.

“The Slap,” Thursday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m.

“The Night Shift, Monday, Feb. 23, at 10 p.m.

“Undateable,” Tuesday, March 17, at 9 p.m.

“One Big Happy,” Tuesday, March 17, at 9:30 p.m.

“A.D.,” Sunday, April 5, at 9 p.m.

“Odyssey,” Sunday, April 5, at 10 p.m.

2 Comments

  1. Buck Rogers a drama???

  2. I Will miss it.

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