NBC has announced premiere dates for its fall schedule – including returning hits “Grimm,” “The Voice” and “Chicago Fire.”
“Grimm” will return with its Season 3 premiere on Friday, October 25 at 9 PM, while the fifth season of “The Voice” (where Season 4 coaches Shakira and Usher will be replaced by returning coaches Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green), will kick off on Monday, September 23 at 8 PM.
“Chicago Fire” will begin its second season at 10 PM on Tuesday, September 24, following the Tuesday edition of “The Voice.”
On Wednesday, September 25, the sophomore season of “Revolution” will begin the night in its new time period at 8 PM, followed by the season premiere of the 15th season of “Law & Order: SVU” at 9 PM, in which Det. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) will be fighting for her life against a madman following last season’s finale cliffhanger.
“Parks and Recreation” will launch its sixth season with an hourlong episode at 8 PM on Thursday, September 26, that takes the show across the pond to London.
“Parenthood,” which is beginning its fifth season this year, moves into the 10 PM time period on September 26 (immediately following “The Michael J. Fox Show”) with special guest star Ray Romano.
New shows for the network include “The Blacklist” (starring James Spader) — which will premiere immediately following “The Voice” on September 23, “The Michael J. Fox Show” – set to premiere on Thursday, September 26 at 9 PM, and action drama “Ironside” – featuring Blair Underwood – which will premiere on Wednesday, October 2 at 10 PM.
New first-year comedies “Welcome to the Family” (8:30 PM) — about the clash between two families forced to deal with the surprise pregnancy and marriage of their teenage kids — and “Sean Saves the World” (9 PM) — bringing Sean Hayes back to NBC as a single dad balancing his teenage daughter, opinionated mother and overbearing boss — both launch Thursday, October 3.
The series launch of “Dracula,” starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the iconic character returning to Victorian England to seek revenge on those who doomed him to immortal hell, will debut at 10 PM on Friday, October 25, immediately following “Grimm.”
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