NBC reveals staggered fall premiere dates
NBC is staggering its fall launches a bit this year, debuting some shows during the traditional late-September premiere week, a few more a week later, and then a couple others several weeks after that.
New James Spader drama The Blacklist will kick things off on Sept. 23 following the fifth-season two-hour premiere of The Voice.
Chicago Fire will launch its second season at 10 p.m. on Sept. 24 following the Tuesday edition of The Voice.
The sophomore season of action-drama Revolution will debut in its new time slot at 8 p.m. on the 25th, followed by Law & Order: SVU. New police drama Ironside will air at 10 p.m. starting Oct. 2.
Parks and Recreation will unveil its sixth season with an hour-long episode where the cast goes to London at 8 p.m. on the 26th. New comedy The Michael J. Fox Show will launch with back-to-back episodes starting at 9 p.m. Parenthood airs at 10 p.m. on its new night. New sitcoms Welcome to the Family and Sean Saves the World join this Thursday lineup the following week.
NBC will pause until the week before Halloween, then launch the third season of Grimm at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, followed by the launch of Dracula starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers.