With several of the network’s high-profile shows experiencing series low ratings, and NBC still unable to successfully launch a new series this fall season, the network is looking to capitilize on the large audience tuning into the Super Bowl to to reintroduce its programming to America.
Promotions are being planned for Heroes, Kings, [...]
NBC has announced their programming lineup for Super Bowl night, as well as what the network has in store later in the season. Super Bowl XLIII on February 1st will be followed by an hour-long original episode of The Office. The following evening, February 2nd, will see the returns of both Chuck (via a special 3-D episode) and Heroes (with the new volume titled “Fugitives”), as well as the 5th season premiere of Medium. Other returns include Life (February 4th) and Celebrity Apprentice (March 1). The network also announced that the original movie event XIII will air on February 8th and 15th, new drama Kings will premiere with a two-hour event on March 19th and the two-hour ER series finale will air on March 12th.
The full press release, which includes a look at the new schedule, follows after the jump.
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NBC has announced that they’ll be premiering five shows online on the newly formed service Hulu before their TV premiere. The five shows are Knight Rider, 30 Rock, Lipstick Jungle, Life and Chuck. The episodes will air a week prior to their broadcast premiere.
The shows will likely appear on NBC.com as well, though [...]
NBC has announced that they’ve given a back-nine, full-season, order for the second season of Chuck. NBC says that they were pleased with the first six episodes of the series (which they’ve seen), and wanted to keep the momentum going. Season two of Chuck premieres on September 29th.
The network also announced a pickup [...]
NBC has put up videos for their panels on Heroes, The Office and Chuck. Check them out at the following links:
NBC has picked up freshman drama series Chuck and Life, as well as the hit sci-fi drama Heroes for the 2008-09 season.
Continue reading NBC Renews “Chuck”, “Life” and “Heroes” for the 2008-09 Season
TV Guide’s Michael Ausiello is reporting that NBC has put in back-nine orders for two of their freshman series: Chuck and Life.
Continue reading NBC Gives “Chuck” and “Life” Full Season Orders