NBC has announced premiere dates for its fall schedule, which include the
“The Blacklist,” starring James Spader as
an international criminal who works with a rookie FBI agent in order to
bring down some of the world’s most wanted, begins Monday, Sept. 23 at
10 p.m., immediately following the fifth-season two-hour premiere of
“The Voice” at 8 p.m. that will reunite the four original coaches:
Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton. (All
times are ET.)
“Chicago Fire” will begin its second season at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 following the Tuesday edition of “The Voice.”
Wednesday, Sept. 25, the sophomore season of “Revolution” will begin
the night in its new time period at 8 o’clock, followed by the season
premiere of the 15th season of “Law & Order: SVU” at 9 p.m. in which
Det. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) will be fighting for her life against a
Highly-acclaimed comedy “Parks and Recreation” will
launch its sixth season with an hourlong episode at 8 p.m. Thursday,
Sept. 26 that takes the show to London. That will be followed by
back-to-back episodes for the debut of “The Michael J. Fox Show,”
starring the iconic actor as a father and husband returning to work as a
news reporter in New York after a brief leave of absence to get his
Parkinson’s under control.
“Parenthood,” which is beginning its
fifth season this year, moves into the 10 p.m. time period on Sept 26
(immediately following “The Michael J. Fox Show”) with special guest
star Ray Romano.
“Dateline NBC” will premiere with a two-hour episode Friday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m.
The new Blair Underwood-starring action drama “Ironside” will begin its run at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2.
first-year comedies “Welcome to the Family” (8:30 p.m.) — about the
clash between two families forced to deal with the surprise pregnancy
and marriage of their teenage kids — and “Sean Saves the World” (9 p.m.)
— bringing Sean Hayes back to NBC as a single dad balancing his teenage
daughter, opinionated mother and overbearing boss — both launch
Thursday, Oct. 3
The debut for the third season of “Grimm” will
begin at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. That will be immediately followed by
the series launch of “Dracula,” starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the
iconic character returning to Victorian England to seek revenge on those
who doomed him to immortal hell. Appropriately, both shows will launch
within a week of Halloween.
The night will be led off at 8 p.m. with “Dateline NBC,” as the newsmagazine will shift to its regular timeslot.
And finally, “The Biggest Loser” will start its newest cycle with an hourlong telecast at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.
launch of two highly-anticipated new shows: “The Blacklist” on Sept.
23 and the series debut of “The Michael J. Fox Show” with back-to-back
episodes on Sept. 26.