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[12/20/07 - 01:13 PM]
Abc, NBC Shuffle January Premieres
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Within hours of this posting, NBC opted to bump "The Celebrity Apprentice" back to January 3 (read the story). To give you an idea of how quickly NBC changed its mind - a listing update confirming a two-hour "Deal or No Deal" on January 3 was issued at 8:19 AM PST this morning while the above release was put out at 2:31 PM PST. That's barely six hours boys and girls.]

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- It's official: ABC is once again sending "Grey's Anatomy" after NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice."

A network source has confirmed the Alphabet will move the January 3 installment of "Grey's" - the last episode filmed before the strike - to January 10. The news comes after yesterday's announcement the Peacock was shifting "Apprentice" to said date (read the story).

Making things more complicated - ABC has shuffled the dates for the premiere of "Cashmere Mafia" (read the story) and new episodes of "Ugly Betty" (read the story) and "Brothers & Sisters."

And if that wasn't enough - new dates have also been set for "Women's Murder Club," "My Name Is Earl" and "30 Rock's" de facto finales.

Here's a round-up of the various changes on ABC:

Thursday, January 3
8:00/7:00c - "Ugly Betty" (R)
9:00/8:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (R)
10:00/9:00c - "Desperate Housewives" (R)

Friday, January 4
8:00/7:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (R)
9:00/8:00c - "Women's Murder Club" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
10:00/9:00c - "20/20"

Sunday, January 6
7:00/6:00c - "America's Funniest Home Videos"
8:00/7:00c - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
9:00/8:00c - "Desperate Housewives" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
10:00/9:00c - "Cashmere Mafia" (Series Premiere - Special Night)

Thursday, January 10
8:00/7:00c - "Ugly Betty"
9:00/8:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
10:00/9:00c - "Big Shots"

Sunday, January 13-27
7:00/6:00c - "America's Funniest Home Videos"
8:00/7:00c - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (Two Hours)
10:00/9:00c - "Brothers & Sisters" (Last Pre-Strike Episodes)

And a summary of the various changes on NBC:

Thursday, January 3
8:00/7:00c - "Deal or No Deal" (Two Hours)
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 3
8:00/7:00c - "Deal or No Deal"
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice" (Season Premiere)
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 10
8:00/7:00c - "Deal or No Deal"
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice" (Season Premiere)
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 10
8:00/7:00c - "My Name Is Earl" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
8:30/7:30c - "30 Rock" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10:00/9:00c - "ER"

Thursday, January 17
8:00/7:00c - "My Name Is Earl" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
8:30/7:30c - "30 Rock" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10:00/9:00c - "ER" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)

With the aforementioned changes, one assumes "Scrubs" - originally set to return on January 17 - will shift to January 24.

Thursday, January 17
8:00/7:00c - (Repeat TBA)
8:30/7:30c - "Scrubs" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)
9:00/8:00c - "The Celebrity Apprentice"
10:00/9:00c - "ER" (Last Pre-Strike Episode)

As always, upcoming schedules are subject to change.





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· 20/20 (ABC)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· BIG SHOTS (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· CASHMERE MAFIA (ABC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· ER (NBC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB (ABC)





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