NBC 2009 Fall Premiere Dates Announced

NBC has released the schedule of dates for their fall 2009 / 2010 season.

A pair of new dramas lined up for us are Parenthood & Trauma and some returning shows are Heroes, Law & Order: SVU and Law & OrderSouthland survived it's first season and is returning for a second.

NBC is "proud" to announce that they now have more comedy than any other network.  However, they count The Jay Leno Show as part of that comedy lineup.

The following is the important excerpt of the new programming lineup announcement from NBC:

NBC's Fall 2009-10 premiere schedule (all times ET):

*Denotes new program

Sunday, September 13

7-8:15 p.m. – Football Night in America

8:15-11 p.m. – NBC Sunday Night Football

Monday, September 14

10-11 p.m. – The Jay Leno Show* (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, September 15

8-10 p.m. – The Biggest Loser

10-11 p.m. – The Jay Leno Show*

Thursday, September 17

8-8:30 p.m. - Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday

8:30-9 p.m. - Parks and Recreation

9-9:30 p.m. – The Office

9:30-10 p.m. – Community*

(series premiere – moves to Thursdays 8-8:30 p.m. on October 8;

30 Rock returns October 15, 9:30-10 p.m.)

10-11 p.m. – The Jay Leno Show*

Monday, September 21

8-10 p.m. – Heroes (two hour premiere.

Trauma premieres 9-10 p.m. Monday, September 28)

10-11 p.m. – The Jay Leno Show*

Wednesday, September 23

8-9 p.m. – Parenthood* (Series Premiere)

9-10 p.m. – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

10-11 p.m. – The Jay Leno Show*

Friday, September 25

8-9 p.m. – Law & Order

9-10 p.m. – Southland

10-11 p.m. – The Jay Leno Show*

Saturday, September 26

8-9 p.m. – Dateline NBC

9-10 p.m. – Drama encore broadcast

10-11 p.m. – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (encore broadcast)

11:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. - Saturday Night Live

Monday, September 28

8-9 p.m. - Heroes

9-10 p.m. - Trauma* (Series Premiere)

10-11 p.m. - The Jay Leno Show*

Yes, there are some shows missing from this list because what I suspect you are looking for is going to premiere after the Olympics or mid-season.  Those would be Chuck, Day One and Mercy.

From what I see, unless Southland takes off, NBC is going to continue to be outside the top-10 in ratings.  Does anyone see anything I'm missing... that is besides completely decimating the 10 o'clock hour with their new comedy show of Jay Leno?  Oh, I just can't wait. (Sarc)

Are there any shows in particular that you're excited to see start back up this fall?

Source:  NBC

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