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NBC Will Premiere Six New Comedies and Six New Dramas for the 2011-2012 Season

May 16, 2011  •  Post A Comment

NBC will introduce 12 new shows for the 2011-2012 season, split evenly between comedies and dramas, the network has announced.

The comedies are “Up All Night,” “Whitney,” “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea,” “Free Agents,” “Best Friends Forever” and “Bent.”

The new dramas are “Smash,” “Prime Suspect,” “The Playboy Club,” “Awake,” “Grimm” and “The Firm.”

Shows returning to NBC are “The Biggest Loser,” “The Celebrity Apprentice,” (with or without Donald Trump), “Chuck” (a final season of 13 episodes), “Community,” “Dateline NBC,” “Harry’s Law,” "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “The Office,” “Parenthood,” “Parks and Recreation,” “The Sing-Off,” “30 Rock,” and “The Voice.” 

What follows is the NBC lineup.

To read the NBC announcement, which includes detailed descriptions of all the new shows, please click here.

To see clips of the new shows, please see other items in TVBizWire.

NBC FALL 2011-12 SCHEDULE
*New programs in UPPER CASE; all times ET)

MONDAY
8-10 p.m. – “The Sing-Off”
10-11 p.m. – “THE PLAYBOY CLUB”

TUESDAY
8-10 p.m. – “The Biggest Loser”
10-11 p.m. – “Parenthood”

WEDNESDAY
8-8:30 p.m. – “UP ALL NIGHT”
8:30-9 p.m. – “FREE AGENTS”
9-10 p.m. — “Harry’s Law”
10-11 p.m. — “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

THURSDAY
8-8:30 p.m. – “Community”
8:30-9 p.m. — “Parks and Recreation”
9-9:30 p.m. – “The Office”
9:30-10 p.m. – “WHITNEY”
10-11 p.m. – “PRIME SUSPECT”

FRIDAY
8-9 p.m. – “Chuck”
9-10 p.m. – “GRIMM”
10-11 p.m. – “Dateline NBC”

SATURDAY
Encore programming

SUNDAY
7- 8:15 p.m. — "Football Night in America"
8:15-11:30 p.m. — "NBC Sunday Night Football"

NBC 2012 MID-SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
*New programs in UPPER CASE; all times ET)

SUNDAY
7-8 p.m. – “Dateline NBC”
8-10 p.m. – “The Celebrity Apprentice”
10-11 p.m. – “THE FIRM”

MONDAY
8-10 p.m. – “The Voice”
10-11 p.m. – “SMASH”

2 Comments

  1. It’sNBC sure they will flop!! hate NBC

  2. 30 Rock is listed as a returning show, but is not listed in the following schedule.

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