[02/02/11 - 12:32 PM]
NBC's "Event" to Now Return March 7; "Friday Night Lights" Back on April 15
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBC has firmed up some more details about its spring schedule, including a new return date for "The Event" as well as the season premiere of "Friday Night Lights."

Here's a breakdown of the latest developments, all of which have been confirmed to the site:

-- "The Event" will now return with back-to-back episodes on Monday, March 7 at 8:00/7:00c followed by "Harry's Law" at 10:00/9:00c. The drama was previously slated to return on February 28.

-- Speaking of "Harry's Law," encores of the drama will continue on Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c for the rest of the season. In addition, back-to-back repeats are set for Sunday, February 13 at 9:00/8:00c in lieu of the feature "Juno."

-- "Friday Night Lights" will begin its final season - currently airing on DirecTV - on Friday, April 15 at 8:00/7:00c with the finale set for Friday, July 8. It will take over for "Who Do You Think You Are?" which wraps its second season the week prior.

-- NBC will super-size "The Celebrity Apprentice" on Sunday, May 8 with a three-hour broadcast beginning at 8:00/7:00c. Also coming up on Sundays: the theatrical "The Bourne Supremacy" on May 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

-- And finally, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" will presumably air its season finale on Wednesday, May 18 at 10:00/9:00c as repeats of the veteran drama will fill the hour starting the following week.

  [february 2011]  


[11/27/15 - 12:19 PM]
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[11/27/15 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Don't Miss an Exclusive Sneak of the Upcoming Film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" During the Fall Finale of "Gotham"
The aforementioned fall finale airs this Monday, November 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
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[11/27/15 - 08:21 AM]
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[11/27/15 - 07:44 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 25 and Thursday, November 26.

[11/27/15 - 07:14 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 26.

[11/25/15 - 01:22 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Extended Trailer for New FOX Action Drama "Second Chance," Starring Rob Kazinsky
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[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
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The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
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[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
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NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
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