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NBC unveils its fall season premiere dates

NBC unveils its fall season premiere dates

June 14th, 2012 in News

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is rolling out its fall season lineup with the help of the Olympics rings.

Sneak peeks and premieres of NBC's new prime-time schedule will piggyback on its coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, as well as on the return of "The Voice" and "Sunday Night Football," the network announced Thursday.

The unveiling will begin with commercial-free sneak previews of NBC's new comedies "Go On" (on Aug. 8, after the evening's Olympics coverage) and "Animal Practice" (on Aug. 12, following the Olympics' Closing Ceremonies).

On Aug. 13, the new competition series "Stars Earn Stripes" debuts, followed by the "advance season premiere" of the sophomore drama "Grimm."

The NFL Kickoff Special 2012 and the season's first NFL game (on Wednesday, Sept. 5) will be followed by "Football Night in America" and "Sunday Night Football" kicking off in their regular slots on Sept. 9.

"The Voice" marks its season premiere on Sept. 10, followed by "encore sneak peeks" of "Animal Practice" and "Go On."

"Go On" and another comedy, "The New Normal," premiere in their regular time slots on Sept. 11, with a sneak peek of the comedy "Guys With Kids" airing Sept. 12.

The drama "Revolution" premieres on Sept. 17 and another drama, "Chicago Fire," debuts on Oct. 10.

"Animal Practice" will start in its regular day and time on Sept. 26, followed by the time-period debut of "Guys with Kids."