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NBC Unveils Post-'Leno' Primetime Lineup

NBC has unveiled its new primetime post-Winter Olympics
lineup. With The Jay Leno Show
slotted to move to 11:35 p.m., NBC has five more hours of primetime space to
fill, and is doing so with a mix of old and new programming.

Mondays will see Law
& Order
take over the slot, with new episodes returning March 1.

Tuesdays will be the new drama Parenthood, getting the prime post Biggest Loser slot. It will premiere March 2.

Wednesdays will have original episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
The 9 p.m. slot where SVU had been
debuting new episodes will now feature encores of the series. New episodes will
return March 3.

Thursdays will see The
Marriage Ref
debut after NBC's comedy block. It will premiere March 4, with
the post Olympics preview slated for Feb. 28.

Fridays will have a two hour Dateline from 9-11 p.m. starting March 5

Saturdays will feature reruns of that week's Biggest Loser, Law & Order and Law &
Order: SVU

Sundays will have Minute
To Win It
from 8-9 p.m. and The
Celebrity Apprentice
from 9-11 p.m.

The full schedule is below. New shows in caps.


8-9 p.m. -- "Chuck"

9-10 p.m. -- "Trauma" (beginning March 8)

10-11 p.m. -"Law & Order" (returns March 1 with two-hour
episode, 9-11 p.m. (ET); resumes in regular time slot March 8)


8-10 p.m.
- "The Biggest Loser"

10-11 p.m.
- "PARENTHOOD" (premieres March 2)


8-9 p.m. - "Mercy"

9-10 p.m. - "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (encores
beginning March 3)

10-11 p.m. - "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
(originals beginning March 3)


8-8:30 p.m. - "Community"

8:30-9 p.m. - "Parks and Recreation"

9-9:30 p.m. - "The Office"

9:30-10 p.m. - "30 Rock"

10-11 p.m. - "THE MARRIAGE REF" (premieres March 4; sneak
preview February 28)


8-9 p.m. - "WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?" (premieres March
5; "Friday Night Lights" returns on April 30)

9-11 p.m. - "Dateline NBC" (begins March 5)

SATURDAYS (all beginning March 6)

8-9 p.m. - "The Biggest Loser" (encore episode)

9-10 p.m. - "Law & Order" (encore episode)

10-11 p.m. - "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (encore

SUNDAYS (all beginning March 14)

7-8 p.m. - "Dateline NBC"

8-9 p.m. - "MINUTE TO WIN IT" (premieres March 14)

9-11 p.m. -- "The Celebrity Apprentice" (season premiere
March 14)