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[10/29/07 - 01:01 PM]
NBC Sweeps Into November with 'Green Is Universal' Week
The Peacock details its November sweeps highlights, which as always contain MAJOR SPOILERS.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC SWEEPS INTO NOVEMBER WITH 'GREEN IS UNIVERSAL' WEEK

FEATURING AN HOUR-LONG 'MY NAME IS EARL,' SPECIAL HERSHEY'S KISSES 100 MILLION DOLLAR 'DEAL OR NO DEAL,' 'MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE,' 'CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER,' AS WELL AS KEY STORY DEVELOPMENTS ON 'HEROES,' 'FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS,' 'EARL,' 'THE OFFICE,' 'BIONIC WOMAN' AND THE LIVE REVEAL OF THE WINNER OF 'PHENOMENON'

Primetime Series Guest Stars Include Edie Falco, David Schwimmer, Deborah Harry, Beverly D'Angelo, Little Richard, Meredith Vieira, Al Gore, Tom Cavanagh, Edie Falco, Isaiah Washington, Elizabeth Banks, Steven Weber, Francis Conroy, Gloria Reuben, Method Man, Rachel Bilson, Stephen Bauer, Kari Matchett, Raphael Sbarge, John Schneider, Stanley Tucci, Gail O'Grady, Rashida Jones, Craig T. Nelson, Shannon Woodward, Mark Valley, Michael Rapaport, Jordan Bridges, Kermit the Frog and The Girls Next Door

Month Also Includes Impressive Late-night Lineup with Academy Award, Nobel Prize and Grammy Winners Included Among Top Attractions Such as Denzel Washington, Vince Vaughan, Garth Brooks, Al Gore, Jerry Seinfeld, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Alicia Keys

BURBANK, Calif. � October 29, 2007 � NBC heads into November with its "Green Is Universal" programming (November 4-10) plus an hour-long episode of "My Name Is Earl," a special Hershey's Kisses 100 million dollar "Deal or No Deal" episode, and holiday specials that include the celebrated "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" and "Christmas in Rockefeller Center." Other series highlights include: the moments following the New York detonation, as well as events that lead to a character's death on "Heroes"; the return of Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) to Dillon High on "Friday Night Lights"; Joy (Emmy winner Jaime Pressly) gives birth on "My Name Is Earl"; Michael Scott (Steve Carell) must try to survive in the woods on "The Office"; Jaime (Michelle Ryan) finds love on "Bionic Woman"; Chuck (Zachary Levi) discovers romance on "Chuck"; Dr. Kovac (Goran Visnjic) returns to Abby and complications arise on "ER"; the "next great mentalist" is chosen on the live finale of "Phenomenon"; and the "Biggest Losers" are surprised with a day of star treatment and makeovers on the set of NBC's popular daytime drama "Days of our Lives."

Primetime guest stars include Edie Falco, David Schwimmer, Deborah Harry, Beverly D'Angelo, Little Richard, Meredith Vieira, Al Gore, Tom Cavanagh, John Schneider, Isaiah Washington, Elizabeth Banks, Steven Weber, Francis Conroy, Gloria Reuben, Method Man, Rachel Bilson, Stephen Bauer, Kari Matchett, Raphael Sbarge, John Schneider, Stanley Tucci, Gail O'Grady, Rashida Jones, Craig T. Nelson, Shannon Woodward, Mark Valley, Michael Rapaport, Jordan Bridges, Kermit the Frog and The Girls Next Door among others.

NBC's top-rated late-night lineup kicks off sweeps with Academy Award winners, Grammy Award winners, a Nobel Prize winner and some of Hollywood's hottest stars. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" will kick off sweeps with the star of "American Gangster" and Academy Award winner Denzel Washington on November 1. "Fred Claus" star Vince Vaughan stops by on November 2 and music legend Garth Brooks will join Jay on November 5. Also, the show will go "green" with former vice president and recent Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore on November 8. Stay tuned after Jay as "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" also boasts a full slate of celebrities. November 1 features two celebrities on the couch in one night with Academy Award winner Russell Crowe and Velvet Revolver's Slash. On November 2, Conan welcomes television legend and "Bee Movie"-star Jerry Seinfeld. Nicole Kidman stops by on November 9 and finally, the always entertaining Martha Stewart visits on November 12 along with Jim Gaffigan who brings an all-new episode of "Pale Force." "Last Call with Carson Daly" highlights will include Grammy winner Ben Harper on November 21 and the unforgettable voice of Grammy winner Alicia Keys. Keys will perform a different song on the show every week for three weeks beginning with her first performance on November 19. In addition, "Saturday Night Live" will feature host Brian Williams and musical guest Feist on November 3, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson with musical guest Amy Winehouse on November 10, and Jonah Hill with musical guest Kid Rock on November 17.

Following are days, times (ET) and storyline information for November sweeps primetime programs:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

MY NAME IS EARL (8-9:00 p.m.)
"Cops"

BAD BOYS, BAD BOYS! SPECIAL ONE-HOUR EPISODE AS GREGG BINKLEY GUEST-STARS -- While enjoying TV time in prison, Earl (Jason Lee) and Randy (Ethan Suplee) are excited when they see that the show "Cops" is filming in Camden County � and the episode features different types of altercations that are all somehow related to Earl. Kenny (guest star Gregg Binkley) is featured in the episode as a raffle winner who gets to ride-along with a cop. Since the "Cops" episode was filmed prior to Kenny and Earl's reconciliation, Kenny shows resentment towards Earl. Jaime Pressly, Eddie Steeples and Nadine Velazquez also star.

THE OFFICE (9-9:30 p.m.)
"Branch Wars"

BATTLE OF THE BRANCHES; RASHIDA JONES GUEST-STARS -- When Karen (guest star Rashida Jones, "Boston Public") tries to woo Stanley (Leslie David Baker) away from Scranton, Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) fights back, dragging her ex, Jim (John Krasinski), into his war. Meanwhile, the existence of a "Finer Things Club" further disturbs Dunder Mifflin's calm. Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, B.J Novak, Ed Helms, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Paul Lieberstein, Oscar Nunez, Phyllis Smith, Creed Bratton and Craig Robinson also star.

SCRUBS (9:30-10 p.m.)
"My Hard Labor"

WHO'S YOUR DADDY? J.D. BECOMES A FATHER AS ELIZABETH BANKS GUEST-STARS -- J.D. (Zach Braff) and Kim (guest star Elizabeth Banks, "The 40-Year-Old Virgin") go into labor, but the moment is tense as the two worry about their future as a couple and question what it means to be great parents. Meanwhile, the other staffers at Sacred Heart prove that parenting is all about sacrifice. Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) refuses to give his daughter a shot in fear that she will associate him with pain and thus searches the hospital for someone he trusts with a needle, while Turk (Donald Faison) and Carla (Judy Reyes) work on completing a video game so the temptation to play will not distract them from their daughter, and Dr. Kelso (Ken Jenkins) talks his son through a recent heartache. In the end, J.D. must decide that what might be easier for him, may not be healthy for his child. Neil Flynn also stars.

ER (10-11 p.m.)
"The Test"

CRUNCH TIME IN THE E.R.-- STANLEY TUCCI AND KARI MATCHETT GUEST-STAR -- Morris (Scott Grimes) and Pratt (Mekhi Phifer) are able to cram for their medical boards when Morretti (guest star Stanley Tucci, "The Devil Wears Prada") brings in a new attending doctor (guest star Kari Matchett, "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip") to help out with the load. Sam (Linda Cardellini) and Abby (Maura Tierney) work on an attention-hungry young woman who comes into the E.R. with elusive symptoms. Meanwhile, Harold (Steven Christopher Parker) tries to get tips on how to please the ladies from Neela (Parminder Nagra). John Stamos also stars.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)
Episode 311

MASSACHUSETTS MOTORCYCLE COP RETURNS TO FINISH HIS GAME AND ARKANSAS WOMAN TRIES HER LUCK AT BECOMING A MILLIONAIRE - - Howie Mandel hosts this exhilarating game of chance and odds where contestants try their luck at becoming a millionaire. In tonight's episode, motorcycle cop Michael Abbruzzese of Newton, Massachusetts, returns to finish his game while Keisha Brown of Jacksonville, Arkansas, receives a surprise satellite message from fellow Arkansas contestant Brooks Leach when she plays for the top prize of $1 million in a high-energy match of nerves, instincts and raw intuition. Viewers at home can also watch and play the "Play at Home Lucky Case Game" for a chance to win $10,000.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (9-10 p.m.)
"Let's Get It On"

WELCOME HOME! -- Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) returns to Dillon as a head coach, a father and a husband. After too much time away from Tami (Connie Britton) and his new baby, Taylor decides that Dillon High is the place for him to coach football. But it will not be an easy homecoming for Taylor because he must deal with a disheveled team, led by the conflict between quarterback Matt (Zach Gilford) and star running back, Smash (Gaius Charles). Meanwhile, Tim (Taylor Kitsch) turns to Lyla (Minka Kelly) for help in changing Jason's (Scott Porter) mind about experimental surgery. Also, Landry (Jesse Plemons) finds out that the only thing he does actually control in his life is football. Also starring Aimee Teegarden and Adrianne Palicki.

LAS VEGAS (10-11 p.m.)
"Adventures in the Skin Trade"

ONLY IN VEGAS -- Danny (Josh Duhamel) and Mike (James Lesure) find themselves at a local strip bar for a birthday party, but things go awry when the club owner gets physical with one of the strippers. Always the do-gooder, Delinda (Molly Sims) begins a citywide campaign advocating for better rights for exotic dancers in Sin City. Elsewhere, Piper (guest star Camille Guaty) enlists Sam's (Vanessa Marcil) help to find a racy video that she does not want anyone to see. Sam is willing to help, but only if Piper helps her with a high-rolling "whale." Tom Selleck also stars.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (7-8:15 p.m. ET)

"Football Night in America" is a recap of the top stories in the NFL, complete with highlights, analysis and reports from around the league. Bob Costas, the most honored studio host of all time with 19 Emmy Awards, hosts NBC's "Football Night in America" studio show alongside co-host Cris Collinsworth, the most honored studio analyst in history with eight Emmy Awards; co-host Keith Olbermann, named one of the Top Ten Most Powerful People in TV News for 2007 by Television Week; and analysts Tiki Barber, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler for the New York Giants, and Jerome Bettis, one of the most popular players in recent NFL history. Peter King, who covers the NFL for Sports Illustrated and is considered one of the country's foremost NFL reporters, serves as a reporter for the "Football Night in America" studio show.

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8:15-11:30 p.m. ET)
Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles

QB Tony Romo and the NFC East division leaders the Dallas Cowboys (6-1) head to Philadelphia to take on their archrivals the Eagles (2-4) led by QB Donovan McNabb. Al Michaels, the commentator called "TV's best play-by-play announcer" by the Associated Press, and John Madden, the most honored NFL broadcaster of all time with 15 Emmy Awards call the action along with sideline and feature reporter Andrea Kremer, whom the Los Angeles Times has called "the best TV interviewer in the business of covering the NFL."

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

CHUCK (8-9 p.m.)
"Chuck vs. the Alma Mater"

BACK TO SCHOOL -- Chuck (Zachary Levi) has to return to Stanford University, the institute that expelled him, on a weekend where the university is hosting its annual Green Festival and homecoming football game. Chuck's focus will need to be on helping his former professor -- whom he discovers is also a government operative and is being hunted out for a sensitive top-secret file. Chuck discovers his professor's hidden secrets, while he also finds shocking secrets about his own life. Chuck also learns the truth about his former friend, Bryce Larkin, the one who got him kicked out of Stanford. Meanwhile, Morgan (Joshua Gomez) has problems with the new assistant manager at Buy More. Yvonne Strahovski, Adam Baldwin, Sarah Lancaster, and Ryan McPartlin also star.

HEROES (9-10 p.m.)
"Out of Time"

WHILE SEVERAL HEROES FACE OFF AGAINST THE 'NIGHTMARE MAN,' PETER LEARNS JUST HOW DEADLY THE VIRUS CAN BE -- When one of his forgotten abilities suddenly manifests, Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) and Caitlin (Katie Carr) get thrown into a crisis situation, and learn first-hand just how deadly the mysterious virus striking people with abilities can be. Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy), Matt (Greg Grunberg), Nathan (Adrian Pasdar), Niki (Ali Larter) and Bob (guest star Stephen Tobolowsky) band together to fend off the "nightmare man's" attack. When West (Nick D'Agosto) drops by the house, Claire (Hayden Panettiere) attempts to hide family photos that reveal the man who kidnapped him as a child is her father (Jack Coleman). Meanwhile, in feudal Japan, Hiro (Masi Oka) and Kensei's (David Anders) legendary journey takes a dramatic, final turn. Kristen Bell, Noah Gray-Cabey, Dana Davis, James Kyson Lee, Zachary Quinto and Dania Ramirez also star. Alan Blumenfeld, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Shalim Ortiz, Eriko Tamura and Adair Tishler guest-star. Special "podbuster" will include footage from the "Heroes World Tour" event with the Conservation Fund in New York City.

JOURNEYMAN (10-11 p.m.)
"Double Down"

HIGH STAKES IN THE PAST-- Much to Dan's dislike, Katie (Gretchen Egolf) considers going back to work as a television journalist while Dan (Kevin McKidd) travels back in time to protect a witness from certain death. Livia (Moon Bloodgood) arrives just in time to save Dan's future. Meanwhile, Jack (Reed Diamond) continues to investigate his brother's mysterious behavior. Brian Howe and Charles Henry Wyson also star.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

THE SINGING BEE (8�8:30 p.m.)
Episode 115

'THE SINGING BEE' GOES GREEN IN A SPECIAL ECO-FRIENDLY EPISODE � Songs about the earth and environment take center stage in an eco-friendly installment that is aimed at promoting the universal cause. "Green" surprises are in store as contestants are challenged to accurately sing the lyrics to popular songs that touch on this subject matter in a variety of karaoke-style competitions. In the exciting singing showdown, there's no middle ground for partially correct answers -- contestants must be perfect or they're out of the game. Joey Fatone hosts with music provided by house band Ray Chew and the Groove.

THE BIGGEST LOSER (8:30-10 p.m.)

'BIGGEST LOSERS' GO GREEN -- The red, blue and black teams all go "green" for the week as they participate in recycling and learn how to implement new environmentally friendly habits in their lives. They also discover how to exercise without the aid of electricity, taking their workouts to a whole new level. This week's challenge is all about recycling, and the winners get something really eco-friendly -- Ford Escape hybrid cars! Alison Sweeney is the host, and trainers Bob Harper, Kim Lyons and Jillian Michaels also star.

LAW AND ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (10-11 p.m.)
"Svengali"

COMIC BOOKS CAN BE DANGEROUS -- BUT FOR DETECTIVE BENSON, THEY COULD BE DEADLY -- When a college student is found murdered, Detectives Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) recognize the body's mutilation as a "copycat" of serial killer Robert Morton (guest star Jared Harris). Then Cecilia (guest star Shannon Woodward), the last person to see the victim alive, suddenly goes missing herself. In a race to find Cecilia alive, the detectives seek out Morton and discover his loyal followers, including one twisted man whose comic book series glorifies Morton's murders. The books are the key to finding Cecilia, but the investigation angers Morton's followers -- and Benson find herself in serious danger. Adam Beach, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Diane Neal, Tamara Tunie, Richard Belzer and BD Wong also star.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

PHENOMENON (8-9 p.m.)
Episode 103

'THE GIRLS NEXT DOOR' GUEST-STAR -- Host Tim Vincent ("Access Hollywood") reveals which three contestants viewers have eliminated, and the remaining five take the stage to amaze the audience for the second time. World-renowned mystifier Criss Angel ("Criss Angel Mindfreak") and famed mentalist Uri Geller offer their unfiltered opinions of the intriguing and mystifying performances while E!'s "The Girls Next Door" � Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson � are the celebrity guests who experience the spellbinding illusions first-hand, along with the live studio audience. Ultimately, the fate of the contestants will be determined by the home viewers, who will vote for their favorite performance.

BIONIC WOMAN (9-10 p.m.)
"The List"

ARE YOU ON THE LIST? JORDAN BRIDGES GUEST-STARS -- The Berkut Group has to team up with the CIA to catch a dangerous man who is selling a list naming the Berkut Group and CIA operatives. When Jaime (Michelle Ryan) and Tom (guest star Jordan Bridges, "Conviction") are partnered on the mission in Paris, they find themselves competing and flirting with each other, while still trying to maintain a professional relationship. Meanwhile, Becca (Lucy Kate Hale) lands herself in jail when she tries to impress a boy and Jonas (Miguel Ferrer) has to bail her out. Molly Price, Will Yun Lee and Mark Sheppard also star.

LIFE (10-11 p.m.)
"A Civil War"

WHAT SEEMS LIKE A HATE CRIME TURNS OUT TO BE A YOUNG MAN'S CRY FOR HELP -- When two Iranian-Americans are killed and a third is kidnapped, Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Dani Reese (Sarah Shahi) believe they have a hate crime on their hands and they must race to meet the kidnappers' demands before it's too late. What unfolds is a complicated scheme involving drugs, money, and ultimately, a young man's desperate attempt to win his mother's affection. Meanwhile, Crews' dream about solar panels prompts him to want to buy a solar farm but his roommate and financial adviser, Ted Earley (Adam Arkin), questions his impulsive nature. Robin Weigert also stars.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

MY NAME IS EARL (8- 8:30 p.m.)
"Randy in Charge"

SCARED STRAIGHT! CRAIG T. NELSON GUEST-STARS -- The warden (guest star Craig T. Nelson, "Coach") asks Earl (Jason Lee) to take on a task of forming a skit called "Scared Straight" that will scare kids from committing crimes and stay out of jail. The warden then asks Earl to incorporate environmental friendly "green" messages into his presentation, based off a request from his wife, the governor. Meanwhile, Randy (Ethan Suplee) fights with Earl about who is in charge between the two of them, and uses his guard privileges to make Earl's life difficult. Jaime Pressly and Eddie Steeples also star.

30 ROCK (8:30-9 p.m.)
"Greenzo"

SPECIAL GUEST STARS INCLUDE OSCAR AND NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER AL GORE, MEREDITH VIEIRA, DAVID SCHWIMMER WHO JOIN IN ON '30 ROCK'S' GREEN INITIATIVE -- As part of a GE-wide green initiative, Jack (Alec Baldwin) has come up with the idea of creating a green mascot for NBC -- a Phillie Phanatic-looking character named Greenzo. When Greenzo's eco-friendly preachiness gets obnoxiously out of hand in "TGS with Tracy Jordan" offices, it's Liz (Tina Fey) who gets fed up the most with the ridiculous character. Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) is planning his annual house party, a boring little soiree where Liz has been the only one who ever shown up in the past. Tracy (Tracy Morgan) wants the party to be a success for Kenneth, so he spreads a few little rumors to get the event hopping, but simple office gossip gets out of control. Jane Krakowski, Lonny Ross, Judah Friedlander, Scott Adsit, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy also star. Special guest stars include Oscar and Nobel Prize winner Al Gore, Meredith Vieira (NBC's "Today") and David Schwimmer.

THE OFFICE (9-9:30 p.m.)
"Survivor Man"

INTO THE WOODS DURING SPECIAL 'GREEN WEEK' EPISODE -- After Ryan (B.J. Novak) excludes Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) from a corporate wilderness retreat, Michael heads into the woods for his own survival adventure with nothing but the suit on his back. Back at work, Jim (John Krasinski) tries to revolutionize the office birthday party. Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Ed Helms, Angela Kinsey, Kate Flannery, Oscar Nunez, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling, Paul Lieberstein, Creed Bratton and Craig Robinson also star.

SCRUBS (9:30-10 p.m.)
"My Inconvenient Truth"

IT AIN'T EASY BEING GREEN � THE STAFF AT SACRED HEART GETS A LESSON IN BEING ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS AS TOM CAVANAGH ("ED") GUEST-STARS -- After watching "An Inconvenient Truth," the Janitor (Neil Flynn) vows to save the world by becoming the "Environmental Officer" at Sacred Heart, but the staff soon finds out that his methods of motivation are a bit peculiar. Meanwhile, J.D. (Zach Braff) has to face his own inconvenient truth when his brother, Dan (Tom Cavanagh, "Ed"), returns to town and tells him that it is time to "grow up." Elsewhere, Elliot (Sarah Chalke) and Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) debate over the hypocrisy of their practice. Donald Faison, Judy Reyes and Ken Jenkins also star.

ER (10-11 p.m.)
"Blackout"

ROLLING BROWNOUTS HIT CHICAGO; SPECIAL GREEN WEEK EPISODE- STANLEY TUCCI AND REIKO AYLESWORTH GUEST-STAR -- In an effort to help the planet and attract the ladies, Morris (Scott Grimes) buys an energy efficient smart car. While County General tries to conserve energy during the rolling brownouts, the staff finds alternative ways to deal with the heat. Abby (Maura Tierney) and Pratt (Mekhi Phifer) try and treat a fussy baby but disagree on the diagnosis. Meanwhile, Abby falls back into old habits and gives into temptation while Kovac (Goran Visnjic) is in Croatia. John Stamos, Linda Cardellini and Parminder Nagra also star. Stanley Tucci ("The Devil Wears Prada") and Reiko Aylesworth ("24) guest-star.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)
Episode 302

KERMIT THE FROG GUEST-STARS AS 'DEAL OR NO DEAL' GOES 'GREEN;' ARKANSAS WOMAN RETURNS TO FINISH HER GAME AND NEW YORK MAN TRIES HIS LUCK AT BECOMING A MILLIONAIRE -- Howie Mandel hosts this exhilarating hit game show of chance and odds where contestants try their luck at becoming a millionaire. Tonight, "Deal or No Deal" celebrates NBC's "Green Week" starting with Mandel riding a cruiser bike into the studio with the 26 models, all in dresses made from army surplus parachutes, on bikes behind him. Then Keisha Brown from Jacksonville, Arkansas returns to finish her game and Danny Pecoraro of Brooklyn, New York has a surprise supporter when Kermit the Frog joins his support bench as he tries his luck at becoming a millionaire. Viewers at home can also watch and play the "Play at Home Lucky Cast Game" for a chance to win $50,000.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (9�10 p.m.)
"How Did I Get Here?"

THE TRUTH! JESSALYN GILSIG GUEST-STARS -- Key evidence comes in implicating Landry (Jesse Plemons) and his father finds out. Landry decides to come clean with his father, and forces his dad into a situation where he must choose between being a father or a cop. Tami's (Connie Britton) sister, Shelley (guest star Jessalyn Gilsig), comes to help Tami out with the baby and the more free-spirited sister stirs things up in the Taylor household -- and makes Tami question her choices in life. One of the ways she shakes things up is by selling the need to live a green lifestyle, even in a less-than-progressive town like Dillon, Texas. Meanwhile, Tim (Taylor Kitsch) is kicked off the team and must prove to Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) that he truly wants to be a part of the team. Zach Gilford, Aimee Teegarden, Gaius Charles, Adrianne Palicki and Minka Kelly also star.

LAS VEGAS (10-11 p.m.)
"It's Not Easy Being Green"

THE BRIGHTER SIDE TO BEING 'GREEN' -- The Montecito hosts an environmentally friendly conference, making Delinda (Molly Sims) realize that the casino and its staffers should be doing its part to help "Mother Earth." When she tries to convince Danny (Josh Duhamel) that "green" is the way to go, he questions her plans, making for an unfriendly environment at home. Sam (Vanessa Marcil) learns that many of her high-roller clients are looking for love and tries to capitalize on this discovery. Meanwhile, Cooper (Tom Selleck) shows a new side of himself when a mystery woman arrives at the casino. James Lesure also stars. Gail O'Grady and Camille Guaty guest-star.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (7-8:15 p.m. ET)

"Football Night in America" is a complete recap of the top stories in the NFL, complete with highlights, analysis and reports from around the league. Bob Costas, the most honored studio host of all time with 19 Emmy Awards, hosts NBC's "Football Night in America" studio show alongside co-host Cris Collinsworth, the most honored studio analyst in history with eight Emmy Awards; co-host Keith Olbermann, named one of the Top Ten Most Powerful People in TV News for 2007 by Television Week; and analysts Tiki Barber, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler for the New York Giants, and Jerome Bettis, one of the most popular players in recent NFL history. Peter King, who covers the NFL for Sports Illustrated and is considered one of the country's foremost NFL reporters, serves as a reporter for the "Football Night in America" studio show.

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8:15-11:30 p.m.)
Indianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers

The defending Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts (6-0), led by two-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning, head to San Diego to take on the resurgent San Diego Chargers (3-3), led by reigning league MVP LaDanian Tomlinson. Al Michaels, the commentator called "TV's best play-by-play announcer" by the Associated Press, and John Madden, the most honored NFL broadcaster of all time with 15 Emmy Awards call the action along with sideline and feature reporter Andrea Kremer, whom the Los Angeles Times has called "the best TV interviewer in the business of covering the NFL."

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12

CHUCK (8-9 p.m.)
"Chuck vs. The Truth"

NO MORE LIES; RACHEL BILSON GUEST-STARS�Chuck (Zachary Levi) battles with his cover love life and real love life when he meets a very pretty girl named Lou (Rachel Bilson, "The O.C."), who seems interested in the real Chuck. On the other hand, his relationship with Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) heats up as they go on a double date with Ellie (Sarah Lancaster) and Captain Awesome (Ryan McPartlin) and try to explain their sex life. Meanwhile, a poison specialist is trying to obtain codes to nuclear facilities and is using a "truth" poison to help get his answers. After all are exposed to the truth, Chuck soon discovers a lot about his partners. Adam Baldwin and Joshua Gomez also star.

HEROES (9-10 p.m.)
"Four Months Ago"

THE CLOCK TURNS BACK FOUR MONTHS AS THIS SEASON'S SECRETS ARE REVEALED; LEONARD ROBERTS RETURNS -- When the clock turns back four months for all of the Heroes, Nathan pays a terrible cost for his heroic actions. While Peter survives his detonation over New York City, the Company "bags" him as a threat to the world, eventually leading to violent confrontation with Elle (Kristen Bell) and the Haitian (Jimmy Jean-Louis). D.L. (Leonard Roberts) makes the ultimate sacrifice for Niki (Ali Larter) and Micah (Noah Gray-Cabey). Maya (Dania Ramirez) horrifically manifests her dark powers for the first time, driving her and Alejandro (Shalim Ortiz) to America for help. A mysterious, yet familiar face is introduced. David Anders, Jack Coleman, Dana Davis, Greg Grunberg, James Kyson Lee, Zachary Quinto, Sendhil Ramamurthy also star. Carlon Jeffery, Nichelle Nichols and Stephen Tobolowsky guest star.

JOURNEYMAN (10-11 p.m.)
"Winterland"

KEY PARTY IS BLAST FROM THE PAST; JOHN SCHNEIDER GUEST-STARS -- Dan (Kevin McKidd) journeys back into the past to a "key party" where he meets a young hippie girl involved in a deadly crime. In addition, Katie (Gretchen Egolf) makes an interesting discovery about Livia's (Moon Bloodgood) past while Dan and Jack (Reed Diamond) get into a fight over an investigation involving Dan. John Schneider ("Smallville") guest-stars as the father of the young girl. Brian Howe and Charles Henry Wyson also star.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

THE SINGING BEE (8-8:30 p.m.)
Episode 116

DEBORAH HARRY PERFORMS ON THE ULTIMATE SING-ALONG GAME SHOW -- Musical icon Deborah Harry (Blondie) kicks off the show with one of her classics, leading the way for four contestants to be challenged to accurately sing the lyrics to popular songs, from past to present and everything in-between, in a variety of fun-filled karaoke-style competitions. In the exciting singing showdown, there's no middle ground for partially correct answers -- contestants must be perfect or they're out of the game. Joey Fatone hosts with music provided by house band Ray Chew and the Groove.

THE BIGGEST LOSER (8:30-10 p.m.)
Episode 410

A TASTE OF HOME -- For the first time ever this season, the players start competing as individuals rather than teams. A tantalizing temptation has the contestants overcome by the power of donuts and one player finds a valuable prize -- but was it worth risking their diet? Then a 24-Hour Fitness triathlon challenge allows a contestant to go home for 24 hours and surprise their loved ones -- but as always there's a twist. Alison Sweeney is the host, and trainers Bob Harper, Kim Lyons and Jillian Michaels also star.

LAW& ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (10-11 p.m.)
"Blinded"

THE INVESTIGATION OF A MISSING GIRL LEADS TO A SCHIZOPHRENIC SERIAL RAPIST AS TENSION BREWS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT -- When Detectives Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) discover a kidnapped girl in the trunk of a stolen rental car, they are led to her abductor -- a violent, schizophrenic artist named Saul Picard (guest star Arye Gross). Picard's rage seriously injures Stabler, and the trial drives A.D.A. Novak (Diane Neal) to face not only a complicated case on temporary insanity, but her own dark past as well. Adam Beach, Dann Florek, Ice-T and Tamara Tunie also star.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

PHENOMENON (8-9 p.m.)
Episode 104

'PHENOMENON' � LIVE FINAL PERFORMANCE EPISODE � The search for the next great mentalist continues as Tim Vincent ("Access Hollywood") unveils which three contestants will be going home. Three remaining contestants will have one more chance to impress America before they determine who will be named the next great mentalist and win the $250,000 prize. Once again, Criss Angel ("Criss Angel Mindfreak") and Uri Geller will offer their unfiltered opinions of the intriguing and mystifying performances while celebrity guests experience the spellbinding illusions first-hand.

BIONIC WOMAN (9-10 p.m.)
"Trust Issues"

WHO'S GOT YOUR BACK? ISAIAH WASHINGTON AND JORDAN BRIDGES GUEST-STAR -- When an assassination plot against a controversial head of state on United States soil is discovered, Jonas (Miguel Ferrer) assigns Jaime (Michelle Ryan) and Antonio (guest star Isaiah Washington) to thwart it. But when Jaime overhears a disturbing conversation by Antonio and the assassin, she is conflicted on whether she can trust her partner, which leads to a deadly confrontation. Meanwhile, Tom (guest star Jordan Bridges) and Jaime's relationship moves forward and she invites him over to the house for dinner to meet Becca (Lucy Kate Hale). Molly Price, Will Yun Lee and Mark Sheppard also star.

LIFE (10-11 p.m.)
"Farthingale"

GAS EXPLOSION VAPORIZES HALF A MAN'S BODY AND CREWS AGAIN BECOMES THE NUMBER-ONE SUSPECT IN A MURDER INVESTIGATION -- When a gas explosion vaporizes half a man's torso, Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Danni Reese (Sara Shahi) work to figure out if the explosion was an accident or arson. Their investigation reveals the dead man was an IRS agent living a complex life complete with two careers and two wives. Could this IRS agent's quest to become a hero have gotten him killed? Meanwhile Detective Carl Ames (Roger Brown), who oversaw Crews' murder investigation, is found dead in the parking lot of the police station. Once again, Crews finds himself at the center of a murder investigation. Adam Arkin, Robin Weigert and Brooke Langton also star.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

MY NAME IS EARL (8-8:30 p.m.)
"Midnight Bun"

BUN IN THE OVEN; MICHAEL RAPAPORT AND CRAIG T. NELSON GUEST-STAR -- As Joy (Jaime Pressly) prepares to give birth, she becomes increasingly inpatient and enlists the help of Darnell (Eddie Steeples) to speed things along. Meanwhile, when Randy (Ethan Suplee) decides he's going to take the convicts for ice cream, Frank (guest star Michael Rapaport, "The War at Home") has plans of his own and escapes to collect his fortune buried behind Joy's heater. Now Earl (Jason Lee) has 46 hours to get Frank back to prison. Elsewhere, Catalina (Nadine Velazquez) baby-sits for Joy's kids and plays some interesting games with them.

30 ROCK (8:30-9 p.m.)
"Somebody to Love"

JACK (ALEC BALDWIN) FALLS IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE FROM THE WRONG TEAM, AND LIZ IS PARANOID OVER TERRORISM IN HER NEIGHBORHOOD � WITH SPECIAL GUEST STAR EDIE FALCO: Jack (Alex Baldwin) attends a cocktail party honoring Colin Powell, and there, he falls for C.C. (Guest Star, Edie Falco), a Democratic congresswoman from Vermont. Although they are on the opposite sides of the fence, Jack and C.C. ignore their political differences, and attempt to be a couple under the radar. Liz (Tina Fey) thinks her Middle Eastern neighbor might be a terrorist. After all, he won't shake Liz's hand; has maps all over his house, and helps Pete (Scott Adsit) rewire the toaster. But Liz is paranoid, and tips off his neighbor's whereabouts to an official at the Homeland Security office. Guest stars Edie Falco. Also stars Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Judah Friedlander, Lonny Ross, Keith Powell, Katrina Bowden and Maulik Pancholy.

THE OFFICE (9 � 9:30 p.m.)
"The Deposition"

SUE-CRAZY IN THE OFFICE -- Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) finds himself between a rock and a hard place when Jan (Melora Hardin) sues Dunder Mifflin and Michael is deposed as a witness. Meanwhile, Kelly (Mindy Kaling) trash-talks Pam (Jenna Fischer) after Darryl (Craig Robinson) beats Jim (John Krasinski) at ping-pong. Rainn Wilson, B.J. Novak, Leslie David Baker, Ed Helms, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez, Phyllis Smith, Paul Lieberstein, and Creed Bratton also star.

SCRUBS (9:30-10 p.m.)
"My Identity Crisis"

IDENTIFYING IDENTITIES; CARLA STRUGGLES TO MAINTAIN HER HERITAGE WHILE J.D. REALIZES WHY HE USES NICKNAMES � Carla (Judy Reyes) worries that she is losing her identity, and as a result, her daughter will not know her Latin heritage but Turk (Donald Faison) doesn't know how to assure his wife that their child will know about her lineage. Meanwhile, J.D. (Zach Braff) angers the staff when they realize that he uses nicknames because he doesn't know their real names � so the Janitor (Neil Flynn) challenges him to identify everyone in the hospital, and if he can't, J.D. must take up the mop for a day. Elsewhere, in a case of lost identity Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) realizes that he is lonely without his wife and children. Sarah Chalke and Ken Jenkins also star.

ER (10-11 p.m.)
"Coming Home"

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS; GORAN VISNJIC RETURNS, STANLEY TUCCI, REIKO AYLESWORTH AND FRANCIS CONROY GUEST-STAR -- Gates (John Stamos) and Julia (guest star Reiko Aylesworth, "24") nurture their newly found romance but are quickly interrupted by a troubled phone call from Sarah (Chloe Greenfield) who is staying with her grandmother (guest star Francis Conroy) and grandfather. Abby (Maura Tierney) continues to be off her game and the other doctors are starting to take notice. Harold (Steven Christopher Parker) saves the day in a critical situation and still makes his date. Kovac (Goran Visnjic) surprises Abby by returning a day earlier. Mekhi Phifer, Linda Cardellini, Parminder Nagra and Scott Grimes also star. Stanely Tucci ("The Devil Wears Prada") also guest-stars.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

DEAL OR NO DEAL (8-9 p.m.)
Episode 313

CHANCE TO WIN $100 MILLION AS HERSHEY'S KISSES CELEBRATES ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY -- Howie Mandel hosts this exhilarating hit game show of chance and odds where contestants try their luck at becoming a millionaire. Tonight, Hershey's Kisses celebrates its 100th anniversary with three teams playing the "Kiss Someone" game for a chance to win $100 million. Also, Erin Krafft of Dallas, Texas tries her luck at becoming a millionaire. Viewers at home can also watch and play the "Play at Home Lucky Cast Game" for a chance to win $10,000.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (9-10 p.m.)
"Pantherama!"

RECRUITING DAY�Brian "Smash" Williams' (Gaius Charles) day has arrived and he will soon be facing a tough decision as he finds out his college football options with the first official day for college recruiters to talk to premier high school players. Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) addresses recruiting day with the players, but has his attention on a new player. With all the "Smash" hype, Matt (Zach Gilford) is enjoying his new cheerleader girlfriend, but is finding himself more and more attracted to his grandma's live-in nurse. Meanwhile, Julie (Aimee Teegarden), jealous of Matt's situation, turns to a new teacher to confide in. Tami (Connie Britton) brings together Lyla (Minka Kelly) and Tyra (Adrianne Palicki) to run the annual "Pantherama" event. Jesse Plemons, Scott Porter and Taylor Kitsch also star.

LAS VEGAS (10-11 p.m.)
"My Uncle's a Gas"

UNWELCOME SURPRISE VISITORS -- As president of operations, Danny (Josh Duhamel) is finding it difficult to keep up with the job, especially when he gets a surprise visit from the fire marshal and his alcoholic uncle. Meanwhile, Mike (James Lesure) is in charge of keeping an eye on the Montecito's "Hand on Hard Bodies" competition, which is not an easy feat. Cooper (Tom Selleck) forces Sam (Vanessa Marcil) to help one of the contestants, making the tension between them even thicker. If that isn't enough for the staffers, a team of thieves is in the midst of breaking into the casino. Molly Sims also stars and Camille Guaty guest-stars.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (7-8:15 p.m. ET)

"Football Night in America" is a complete recap of the top stories in the NFL, complete with highlights, analysis and reports from around the league. Bob Costas, the most honored studio host of all time with 19 Emmy Awards, hosts NBC's "Football Night in America" studio show alongside co-host Cris Collinsworth, the most honored studio analyst in history with eight Emmy Awards; co-host Keith Olbermann, named one of the Top Ten Most Powerful People in TV News for 2007 by Television Week; and analysts Tiki Barber, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler for the New York Giants, and Jerome Bettis, one of the most popular players in recent NFL history. Peter King, who covers the NFL for Sports Illustrated and is considered one of the country's foremost NFL reporters, serves as a reporter for the "Football Night in America" studio show.

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8:15- 11:30 p.m.)
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING: TEAMS TBA

The NFL provides NBC flexible scheduling over the final seven weeks of the season for "NBC Sunday Night Football." Flexible scheduling ensures marquee matchups when many teams' playoff chances are at stake. Al Michaels, the commentator called "TV's best play-by-play announcer" by the Associated Press, and John Madden, the most honored NFL broadcaster of all time with 15 Emmy Awards call the action along with sideline and feature reporter Andrea Kremer, whom the Los Angeles Times has called "the best TV interviewer in the business of covering the NFL."

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

CHUCK (8-9 p.m.)
"Chuck vs. the Imported Hard Salami"

JEALOUSY ON WHEAT, HOLD THE MUSTARD; RACHEL BILSON GUEST-STARS -- Chuck (Zachary Levi) starts dating Lou (Rachel Bilson, "The O.C."), a sandwich-maker, and things seem to be going really well -- which incites some jealousy on behalf of Chuck's "ex-girlfriend," Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski), since she may be discovering that her feelings for Chuck were not all just a cover. However, things seem to get complicated when Lou is discovered to be a part of a smuggling group. Meanwhile, Morgan (Joshua Gomez) starts developing a new relationship with an unlikely girl. Adam Baldwin also stars.

HEROES (9-10 p.m.)
"Cautionary Tales"

WHEN AGENDAS CLASH, A HERO DIES -- Convinced that the Company is close to finding them, H.R.G. (Jack Coleman) prepares the family to run -- but Claire (Hayden Panettiere) has other ideas. Meanwhile, Hiro (Masi Oka) returns from the past and learns of his father's death. Grief-stricken, he flings himself into past and makes a stunning personal discovery. After a charged first encounter with Elle (Kristen Bell), Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) makes a decision that could change lives. Meanwhile, Matt (Greg Grunberg) struggles with his expanding mental abilities and Maya (Dania Ramirez) and Alejandro's (Shalim Ortiz) relationship is tested as they travel with Sylar (Zachary Quinto). Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) meets someone who could unlock his past. Noah Gray-Cabey, Dana Davis, James Kyson Lee, Ali Larter and Adrian Pasdar also star. Nick D'Agosto, George Takei, Adair Tishler and Stephen Tobolowsky guest-star.

JOURNEYMAN (10-11 p.m.)
"Emily"

KIDNAPPING SOLVED; PART ONE OF SPECIAL TWO-PART STORY AS RAPHAEL SBARGE ('24') GUEST-STARS -- Dan (Kevin McKidd) travels back to the early 1990s where he seems to be tracking a serial kidnapper (guest star Raphael Sbarge, "24"). Katie (Gretchen Egolf) wonders what effects Dan's disappearances are having on Zack (Charles Henry Wyson) when she is called down to his school. Meanwhile, Jack (Reed Diamond) remains skeptical, but begins to see evidence that Dan might be telling the truth about his travels. Moon Bloodgood and Brian Howe also star.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

THE BIGGEST LOSER (8:00-10 p.m.)
Episode 411

MEMORABLE MAKEOVERS ON THE SET OF NBC'S 'DAYS OF OUR LIVES' -- As a reward for their hard work so far, the players are surprised with a day of star treatment and makeovers on the set of NBC's popular daytime drama "Days of our Lives." Behind closed doors, family and friends wait to surprise their beloved "losers" who they haven't seen in over three months. Alison Sweeney is the host, and trainers Bob Harper, Kim Lyons and Jillian Michaels star.

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (10-11 p.m.)
"Fight"

A TEENAGER'S BODY IS DISCOVERED IN THE WOODS AND PROFESSIONAL FIGHTER MIKE KONA'S (GUEST STAR FORREST GRIFFIN) DNA IS FOUND ON THE SCENE -- A young girl's death seems to be linked to the world of ultimate fighting, but the evidence trail leads Detectives Chester Lake (Adam Beach) and Odafin "Fin" Tutuola (Ice-T) to two young brothers (guest stars Gaius Charles from NBC's "Friday Night Lights" and Arlen Escarpeta) who have more than a few skeletons in their closet. When the brothers are arrested, tension brew within the SVU. Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Diane Neal, Tamara Tunie, Richard Belzer and BD Wong also star.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

PHENOMENON (8-9 p.m.)

THE NEXT GREAT MENTALIST IS REVEALED IN LIVE FINALE -- Criss Angel ("Criss Angel Mindfreak") and Uri Geller will offer their unfiltered opinions of the remaining contestants' performances for the final time. After weeks of exhilarating and mind-blowing performances, host Tim Vincent ("Access Hollywood") will reveal who America has crowned as the next great mentalist and the winner will receive the top prize of $250,000.

DEAL OR NO DEAL (9-11 p.m.)

SPECIAL TWO-HOUR THANKSGIVING EXTRAVAGANZA AS ONE CONTESTANT PLAYS FOR A $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE AND ANOTHER TRIES TO AVOID THE "TURKEY" CASE; VIEWERS AT HOME HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN $100,000 -- Celebrate Thanksgiving with a special two-hour episode with DaKenya McDuffy of Indianapolis, Indiana, who will play for the top prize of $1 million as she tries to avoid the "turkeys" as the five lowest cases have been replaced with gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, pumpkin pie and a turkey! Also tonight, Jay Garrity of Medford, Massachusetts turns down record-breaking offers when he plays for the top prize of $2 million in a high-energy match of nerves, instincts and raw intuition. Viewers at home can also watch and play the "Play at Home Lucky Case Game" for a chance to win $100,000. Howie Mandel hosts.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22

MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE (9 a.m.-12 noon)

HOLIDAY TRADITION CONTINUES AS 81ST 'MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE' BEGINS CHRISTMAS SEASON � "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" celebrates its 81st anniversary on NBC as America's favorite Thanksgiving Day parade features all the spectacular pageantry, fun and surprises that have made the annual New York City extravaganza a perennial favorite. Heralding the start of the Christmas season, the beloved holiday features colorful grand floats, lively marching bands, amazing character balloons and special performances by some of today's hottest stars and Broadway performers -- plus an appearance by Santa Claus. Brad Lachman is the executive producer of this live (in some time zones), three-hour special from NBC Entertainment.

NATIONAL PURINA DOG SHOW (12-2 p.m.)

CELEBRATE THE 'BEST IN SHOW' WITH 'THE NATIONAL DOG SHOW PRESENTED BY PURINA' -- John O'Hurley ("Family Feud") returns as host of "The National Dog Show Presented By Purina," a purebred canine competition that is part of the Kennel Club of Philadelphia's annual dog show. The show -- one of the oldest and most prestigious sporting events in North America -- is one of only six remaining "benched" dog shows where the public can interact with the show dogs. With expert commentary from David Frei, the "dean" of dog show commentators, the show is expected to feature more than 2,000 of the nation's leading canines in a wide array of more than 150 breeds and varieties, all vying for "Best in Show" honors.

NBC MOVIE OF THE WEEK: "THE INCREDIBLES" (8-10:30 p.m. ET)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

NBC MOVIE OF THE WEEK: "THE FAMILY MAN" (8-11 p.m. ET)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25

FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (7-8:15 p.m. ET)

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NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8:15-11:30 p.m.)
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING: TEAMS TBA

The NFL provides NBC flexible scheduling over the final seven weeks of the season for "NBC Sunday Night Football." Flexible scheduling ensures marquee matchups when many teams' playoff chances are at stake. Al Michaels, the commentator called "TV's best play-by-play announcer" by the Associated Press, and John Madden, the most honored NFL broadcaster of all time with 15 Emmy Awards call the action along with sideline and feature reporter Andrea Kremer, whom the Los Angeles Times has called "the best TV interviewer in the business of covering the NFL."

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

CHUCK (8-9 p.m.)
"Chuck vs. The Nemesis"

HE'S BACK! MATTHEW BOMER GUEST-STARS� It's Thanksgiving and Chuck's (Zachary Levi) nemesis, Bryce Larkin (guest star Matthew Bomer), returns after being ruled dead earlier in Chuck's life. Secret internal committees trying to destroy the "intersect" -- now better known as Chuck's brain -- saved Bryce in hopes he would be able to help them locate it. Bryce needs Chuck to help prove to Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski), Casey (Adam Baldwin) and the rest of the CIA that he is not a rogue agent. Upon seeing Bryce and Sarah back together, former lovers and partners, Chuck grows jealous and doubts any future with Sarah. Meanwhile, Buy More is prepping for the biggest shopping day of the year and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) is left in charge. Sarah Lancaster and Ryan McPartlin also star.

HEROES (9-10 p.m.)
"Truth & Consequences"

PETER ATTEMPTS TO SAVE THE FUTURE FROM THE VIRUS -- Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) travels to Primatech Paper in Texas with his new friend to destroy the virus, which will kill 93 percent of the world's population in the future -- or so he believes. Niki (Ali Larter) returns to Micah (Noah Gray-Cabey) with bad news. To right a wrong, Monica (Dana Davis) puts her abilities to the test while Hiro (Masi Oka) goes after his father's killer. Meanwhile, Matt (Greg Grunberg) uses his mental abilities to track down the last person in the company photo. In addition, Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) learns his brother is alive. Outside of New York, Maya (Dania Ramirez) must choose between Alejandro (Shalim Ortiz) and Sylar (Zachary Quinto). Kristen Bell, Jack Coleman, James Kyson Lee, Hayden Panettiere and Sendhil Ramamurthy also star. Nick D'Agosto, Adair Tishler and Stephen Tobolowsky guest-star.

JOURNEYMAN (10-11 p.m.)
"Blowback"

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND-EXCITING CONCLUSION OF TWO-PART SERIES; RAPHAEL SBARGE ('24') GUEST-STARS -- The dangerous kidnapper Aeden Bennett (guest star Raphael Sbarge, "24") is back and Dan (Kevin McKidd) learns a difficult lesson about what happens when he goes off-mission when he travels back to 1983 -- and discovers a young criminal in the making. Meanwhile, Livia (Moon Bloodgood) continues to uncover secrets about her purpose in life, and Katie (Gretchen Egolf) gets into a deadly predicament when the kidnapper seeks revenge. Reed Diamond, Brian Howe and Charles Henry Wyson also star.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

THE SINGING BEE (8 � 8:30 p.m.)
Episode 117

"GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY," LITTLE RICHARD IS IN THE HOUSE -- As only he can do, the legendary Little Richard performs one of his hit classics that leads the way for four contestants to be challenged to accurately sing the lyrics to popular songs, from past to present and everything in-between, in a variety of fun-filled karaoke-style competitions. In this exciting singing showdown, there's no middle ground for partially correct answers -- contestants must be perfect or they're out of the game. Joey Fatone hosts with music provided by house band Ray Chew and the Groove.

THE BIGGEST LOSER (8:30-10 p.m.)
Episode 412

VIEWERS CHOOSE THE CHALLENGE � This week brings a special workout challenge that viewers at home have chosen. Then the final seven contestants battle it out with only two weigh-ins left, before one player wins the coveted title of "The Biggest Loser." Alison Sweeney is the host, and trainers Bob Harper, Kim Lyons and Jillian Michaels star.

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICITMS UNIT (10-11 p.m.)
"Paternity"

WHEN A YOUNG BOY'S NANNY IS FOUND MURDERED A DARK FAMILY SECRET IS EXPOSED -- When a family's nanny is found gruesomely murdered, the obvious suspect is her internet love interest, "Casanova" (guest star Stephen Bauer). But, it isn't long before Detectives Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) suspect the nanny's employers (guest stars Mark Valley and Anastasia Griffith) who may have a few dark skeletons in their closet. The investigation leads to a case of infidelity and murder, which is further complicated when Stabler's own family suffers a tragedy that leaves Benson and Stabler's unborn son, in serious danger. Also starring: Adam Beach, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Diane Neal, and Tamara Tunie.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER (7-9 p.m.)

NBC CONTINUES ITS HOLIDAY TRADITION WITH THE LIVE NATIONAL TELECAST OF CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" is a star-studded, two-hour live broadcast from Rockefeller Center in New York City and celebrates the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree. The special will include a popular musical lineup celebrating the current hits and favorite holiday music from the world of entertainment.

BIONIC WOMAN (9-10 p.m.)
"Do Not Disturb" Jaime's much-needed vacation with her sister at a spa resort is quickly disrupted when she is pulled into a deadly cat and mouse game with another hotel guest.

LIFE (10-11 p.m.)
"Serious Control Issues"

RUNAWAY TEEN IS FOUND DEAD CLUTCHING HER GUITAR -- When a runaway girl is found dead underneath a freeway overpass, Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Danni Reese (Sarah Shahi) are struck by the death scene. The girl is discovered sitting upright, clutching a guitar with her throat slit. Crews and Reese are able to figure out the girl used to play her guitar outside a grocery store nearby. After interviewing one of the grocery store employees, along with his son, they become highly suspicious of their behavior. Just when they think they are close to capturing the killer, they realize they've stumbled upon another significant crime -- a kidnapping from 12 years earlier. Meanwhile, Crews decides to take action towards the murder investigation mounting against him. Robin Weigert and Adam Arkin also star.





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· 24 (FOX)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (SYNDICATION)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· BIONIC WOMAN (NBC)
· BOSTON PUBLIC (FOX)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· CONVICTION (NBC)
· COPS (SPIKE TV)
· CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK (A AND E)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· ED (NBC)
· ER (NBC)
· FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (NBC)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· GIRLS NEXT DOOR, THE (E)
· HEROES (NBC)
· JOURNEYMAN (NBC)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LIFE (NBC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PHENOMENON (NBC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· SINGING BEE, THE (CMT)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP (NBC)
· SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC)
· WAR AT HOME, THE (FOX)









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