[09/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
Bravo, Usa, Sci Fi to Help Pump NBC Newcomers
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- In its latest instance of corporate synergy, each of NBC's new fall series will get a boost on cable siblings Bravo, USA and the Sci Fi Channel.

USA will encore the premieres of both "E-Ring" and "Three Wishes," Sci Fi will air a second run of "Surface" and Bravo will encore "My Name Is Earl" and "Inconceivable" as well as the new season of "The Office."

Here's a breakdown of each network's air schedule (all times are eastern). Keep in mind that these dates and times may change in the coming weeks:


Sun, Sep 25 12:00 AM - My Name Is Earl - Episode 101
Sun, Sep 25 12:30 AM - The Office - Episode 201
Thu, Sep 29 11:00 PM - My Name Is Earl - Episode 102
Thu, Sep 29 11:30 PM - The Office - Episode 202
Fri, Sep 30 7:00 PM - Inconceivable - Episode 101

Sci Fi

Tue, Sep 20 - 11:00 PM - Surface - Episode 101
Fri, Sep 23 - 06:00 PM - Surface - Episode 101
Sun, Sep 25 - 12:00 AM - Surface - Episode 101
Thu, Sep 29 - 11:00 PM - Surface - Episode 102
Sun, Oct 02 - 09:00 AM - Surface - Episode TBA
Sun, Oct 02 - 10:00 AM - Surface - Episode TBA
Tue, Oct 04 - 11:00 PM - Surface - Episode TBA
Sun, Oct 09 - 12:00 AM - Surface - Episode TBA
Tue, Oct 11 - 07:00 PM - Surface - Episode TBA
Tue, Oct 11 - 08:00 PM - Surface - Episode TBA
Tue, Oct 11 - 09:00 PM - Surface - Episode TBA
Tue, Oct 11 - 10:00 PM - Surface - Episode TBA
Sun, Oct 16 - 09:00 AM - Surface - Episode TBA
Sun, Oct 16 - 10:00 AM - Surface - Episode TBA


Sat, Sep 24 - 12:00 AM - E-Ring - Episode 101
Wed, Sep 28 - 12:00 AM - Three Wishes - Episode 101
Fri, Oct 07 - 2:00 PM - Three Wishes - Episode TBA

While it appears subsequent episodes of "Surface," "Wishes," "Earl" and "The Office" will continue to encore, NBC however has yet to confirm which (if any) series will regularly re-air on its cable siblings.

As for fellow newcomer "The Apprentice: Martha Stewart," CNBC will begin re-airing the series on Thursday, September 22. For more details, see the CNBC press release.

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