NBC has announced its prime time programming premiere dates for fall 2011. After the finale of America's Got Talent, Up All Night and Free Agents will move to their regular time slots of 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. respectively. It also appears that with Chuck moving to Fridays 8 p.m., and the new fantasy series Grimm fending it off at 9 p.m. with other genre shows — Supernatural (The CW) and Fringe (Fox) — Friday nights will now have a distinct sci-fi/fantasy feel...
New series are in bold and all times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Thursday, September 8 8-8:30 p.m.: NFL Kickoff Special 2011 8:30-11 p.m.: Sunday Night Football
Sunday, September 11 7-8 p.m.: Football Night in America 8-11:30 p.m.: Sunday Night Football
Tuesday, September 13 10-11 p.m.: Parenthood
Wednesday, September 14 8-10 p.m.: America’s Got Talent (season finale) 10-10:30 p.m.: UP ALL NIGHT (premiere time period) 10:30-11 p.m.: FREE AGENTS (premiere time period)
Monday, September 19 8-10 p.m.: The Sing-Off 10-11 p.m.: THE PLAYBOY CLUB
Tuesday, September 20 8-10 p.m.: The Biggest Loser
Wednesday, September 21 9-10 p.m.: Harry’s Law 10-11 p.m.: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Thursday, September 22 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, September 23 9-11 p.m.: Dateline NBC
Friday, October 21 8-9 p.m.: Chuck 9-10 p.m.: GRIMM