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NBC announces fall premiere dates; 'Jay Leno Show' kicks off Sept. 14

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NBC announced its fall premiere dates today, including the Sept. 14 start date for the Monday-Friday run of The Jay Leno Show. The Peacock’s Thursday night of comedies, which includes the SNL Weekend Update Thursday and the single-camera show Community starring Chevy Chase, kicks off on Sept. 17. 30 Rock returns on Oct. 15.

The new dramas Parenthood, starring Peter Krause, and Trauma, from Friday Night Light’s Peter Berg, bow Sept. 23 and Sept. 28, respectively, while a new season of Heroes begins Sept. 21. Law & Order: SVU begins Sept. 23 and Law & Order and Southland return Sept. 25. The Biggest Loser bows Sept. 15, while SNL will premiere its 35th season on Sept. 26.

Football Night in America and NBC Sunday Night Football begin Sept. 13.