[09/08/09 - 10:06 AM]
Newcomers to Get Extra Runs
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The broadcast networks once again will give viewers extra chances to catch the premieres of their new series.

The CW for instance will repeat the openers of its three newcomers not once, but twice while NBC's "Community" will re-air its pilot after star Joel McHale's "The Soup" on E!.

Here's a breakdown of each network's pilot encores scheduled thus far (all the same network unless specified):

"The Beautiful Life" (The CW, premieres Wednesday, September 16 at 9:00/8:00c) - encores Friday, September 18 at 9:00/8:00c; Sunday, September 20 at 8:00/7:00c

"Brothers" (FOX, Friday, September 25 at 8:00/7:00c) - Sunday, September 27 at 7:00/6:00c

"Community" (NBC, Thursday, September 17 at 9:30/8:30c) - Friday, September 18 at 10:30/9:30c on E!; Saturday, September 19 at 1:35 AM ET

"Cougar Town" (ABC, Wednesday, September 23 at 9:30/8:30c) - Friday, September 25 at 9:30/8:30c

"FlashForward" (ABC, Thursday, September 24 at 8:00/7:00c) - Friday, September 25 at 8:00/7:00c

"Melrose Place" (The CW, Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00/8:00c) - Friday, September 11 at 9:00/8:00c; Sunday, September 13 at 9:00/8:00c

"Mercy" (NBC, Wednesday, September 23 at 8:00/7:00c) - Saturday, September 26 at 9:00/8:00c

"Modern Family" (ABC, Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c) - Friday, September 25 at 9:00/8:00c

"The Vampire Diaries" (The CW, Thursday, September 10 at 8:00/7:00c) - Friday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c; Sunday, September 13 at 8:00/7:00c

All of the above is of course in addition to each show's availability for streaming and download on their network/studio's respective platforms.

  [september 2009]  


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