NBC Fall 2009 Premiere Dates Including ‘The Office,’ ‘30 Rock,’ ‘Heroes,’ More

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CHICAGONBC has announced their fall premiere dates and it all kicks off with the highly anticipated premiere of “The Jay Leno Show” at 9pm CT on Monday, September 14th. The network has scheduled two new dramas - “Mercy” & “Trauma” - and one new comedy - “Community”.

“The Jay Leno Show” will begin its nightly rotation on the 14th, joined by a two-hour premiere of “The Biggest Loser” on the next night, September 15th, 2009. Tuesday nights will be all reality TV on NBC.

The network’s most critically-acclaimed night returns on September 17th, 2009 when the network kicks off its Thursday night lineup with “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday,” followed by “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office,” and “Community”. “30 Rock” premieres on October 15th, at which point “SNL” will leave the schedule and “Community” will kick off the night, leaving “30 Rock” in its traditional timeslot.

Photo credit: Mitchel Haaseth/NBC

Monday, September 21st sees the premiere of the fourth season of “Heroes” with a two-hour episode.

The new medical drama “Mercy” debuts on Wednesday, September 23rd at 7pm followed by “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” which begins its eleventh season.

On Friday, September 25th, “Law & Order” returns for a 20th season, followed by the sophomore drama “Southland”.

Saturdays will consist of “Dateline NBC” and encore presentations of a new drama and “Law & Order: SVU”.

Sundays are reserved for football, starting on September 13th.

Monday, September 28th, “Heroes” is back to its normal one-hour size and “Trauma” debuts in the slot between Sylar and Jay Leno.

NBC Fall 2009 Schedule
Sunday, September 13th - “Football Night in America” &NBC Sunday Night Football”
Monday, September 14th - “The Jay Leno Show”
Tuesday, September 15th - “The Biggest Loser”
Thursday, September 17th - “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday,” “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office,” & “Community”
Monday, September 21st - “Heroes”
Wednesday, September 23rd - “Mercy” & “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
Friday, September 25th - “Law & Order” & “Southland”
Saturday, September 26th - “Dateline NBC& “Saturday Night Live”
Sunday, September 28th - “Trauma”
Thursday, October 15th - “30 Rock”

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what happened

what the hell happened to my name is earl?!? it was the best show your network had and its truley dissapointing to see it gone

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