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Midseason TV schedule 2012

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Behold the broadcast primetime midseason schedule for December and January. Includes regular time-period premiere dates for Fox’s Alcatraz, NBC’s The Firm and 30 Rock, ABC’s The Bachelor and more:

Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS How I Met Your Mother 2 Broke Girls Two and a Half Men Mike & Molly Hawaii Five-O
NBC Who’s Still Standing (premieres 12/19) Fear Factor (premieres 12/12, 8-10pm) Rock Center with Brian Williams
FOX House Alcatraz (premieres 1/16, 8-10pm)
ABC The Bachelor (premieres 1/2) Castle
CW Gossip Girl Hart of Dixie
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS NCIS NCIS: Los Angeles Unforgettable
NBC The Biggest Loser Parenthood
FOX Glee New Girl Raising Hope
ABC Last Man Standing Work It (premieres 1/3) Celebrity Wife Swap (premieres 1/3) Body of Proof
CW 90210 Ringer
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS Survivor Criminal Minds CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
NBC Whitney (premieres 1/11 at new time) Are You There, Chelsea? (premieres 1/11) Harry’s Law Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
FOX American Idol (premieres 1/18) Mobbed (premieres 1/4)
ABC The Middle Suburgatory Modern Family Happy Endings Revenge
CW One Tree Hill (premieres 1/11) Remodeled (premieres 1/18)
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS The Big Bang Theory Rob (premieres 1/12) Person of Interest The Mentalist
NBC 30 Rock (premieres 1/12) Parks and Recreation The Office Up All Night (premieres 1/12 at new time) The Firm (premieres 1/8 from 9-11pm; 1/12 at new time)
FOX American Idol Results Show (premieres 1/12) The Finder (premieres 1/12)
ABC Wipeout (premieres 1/5) Grey’s Anatomy Private Practice
CW The Vampire Diaries The Secret Circle
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS A Gifted Man CSI: NY Blue Bloods
NBC Chuck Grimm Dateline
FOX Kitchen Nightmares Fringe
ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 20/20
CW Nikita Supernatural
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS Comedytime Saturday Crimetime Saturday 48 Hours Mystery
NBC Encore Programming
FOX Cops America’s Most Wanted / Encore Programming
ABC Saturday Night Football/Specials
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS 60 Minutes (at 7) / The Amazing Race The Good Wife CSI: Miami
NBC Football Night in America (Airs 7 – 8:15) NBC Sunday Night Football (Airs 8:15 – 11:30)
FOX The Simpsons Napolean Dynamite (premieres 1/15) Family Guy American Dad
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos (at 7) / Once Upon a Time Desperate Housewives Pan Am
KEY: ABC: PINK | CBS: BLUE | FOX: ORANGE | NBC: GREEN | CW: PURPLE Note: New shows highlighted in red | NT: New Time Slot