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Old May 16 2010, 10:13 PM   #1
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NBC's 2010/2011 schedule

NBC has unveiled their primetime schedule for next season in a press release. You can read it here.

Here's the breakdown of their scripted shows by longevity:

One-hour

12th season

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

4th season

Chuck

2nd season

Parenthood

1st season

The Cape
Chase
The Event
Harry's Law
Law & Order: Los Angeles
Love Bites
Outlaw
Undercovers

Half-hour

7th season

The Office

5th season

30 Rock

3rd season

Parks & Recreation

2nd season

Community

1st season

Friends With Benefits
Outsourced
The Paul Reiser Show
Perfect Couples
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Old May 16 2010, 10:30 PM   #2
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That's fucking pathetic, seriously. I should become a tv executive, I could do a hundred times better than the morons who run NBC today.
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Old May 16 2010, 10:50 PM   #3
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Re: NBC's 2010/2011 schedule

NBC's top brass took questions on a conference call: telemovie wrap-ups for Heroes and Law & Order are being discussed, but nothing's finalized yet.
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Old May 16 2010, 11:04 PM   #4
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Heroes needs to have a special or farewell movie just something
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Old May 16 2010, 11:51 PM   #5
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Re: NBC's 2010/2011 schedule

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The Paul Reiser Show
Talk about a up-and-comer! How'd NBC ever snag him?!?

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Heroes needs to have a special or farewell movie just something
Unless you're posting from 2008, I have to disagree. It just needs to be put out of it's misery.
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Old May 16 2010, 11:53 PM   #6
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Only thing on that list that I'm going to watch is Chuck
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Old May 17 2010, 12:14 AM   #7
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Re: NBC's 2010/2011 schedule

Roger Wilco wrote: View Post
That's fucking pathetic, seriously. I should become a tv executive, I could do a hundred times better than the morons who run NBC today.
Sheesh, they should have just hung onto Heroes. Here's my knee-jerk prognostication:

The Event - Could be great if handled well. But big-conspiracy stories tend to sputter into silliness and convolutedness more often than they succeed.

Chase - Generic cop show crap. Hope it fails quickly.

Undercovers - I have a hunch this isn't remotely going to live up to the hype.

L&O: LA - Snore. But it will probably do well.

Outsourced - Don't care one way or the other. The subject matter is generating a fair amount of online hostility already, though.

Love Bites - Generic romantic comedy. Hope it fails quickly.

School Pride - Reality TV. No interest.

Outlaw
- Generic lawyer show. Hope it fails quickly.

Harry's Law - Ditto.

The Cape
- James Frain will steal the show and we'll all wish it were about him instead of the boring lead actor.

They might have two survivors out of that lineup.

Here are the videos.

Hey remember the Day One video last year and how horrible that was? Let's see if there's anything that bad this time around.

Hard to tell anything from The Cape clip, but it's not a good sign that it starts off in such a business-as-usual manner: KABOOM! But of course he isn't really dead. Too bad they don't seem to feature Frain in any of the clips they have posted.

Chase - Completely generic action. Why do they think they can sell a show with stuff we've seen a million times before? I got too bored to even finish watching the two-minute clip.

The Event - Now this looks fun. Danko is eeevil bwahaha! John Ritter's kid is cute and seems to have enough charisma to carry the show. The idea of the 97 prisoners is sorta intriguing. I suspect I'll watch this one long after the point where it's become crap.

Friends with Benefits - Got ten seconds into it before bailing!

Harry's Law
- Patent law is boring, and so are you! Bye!

Love Bites - 15 secs and done.

Outsourced - 30 secs. Condescending and uncomfortable to watch, but not in a good way.

Perfect Couples - 7 secs and gone!

School Pride - 10 secs, who cares about reality TV crap.

Undercovers - more generic action. Pass.

Verdict: Nothing as painfully bad as Day One, but a whole lot of very vanilla stuff here. The Event is the only one that looks like it might be worth following.

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Old May 17 2010, 12:41 AM   #8
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So is Harry's Law a Dexter spinoff?
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Old May 17 2010, 12:43 AM   #9
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So is Harry's Law a Dexter spinoff?
I wish! Serial killer lawyer...naw, redundant.
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Old May 17 2010, 12:55 AM   #10
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Funny thing, I came up with that idea for The Cape several years ago, under the title Night-Spectre, except that it was about a criminal psychiatrist named Kurt McKlellan who became a masked hero when one of his former patients turned into a child-abducting serial killer called Hypno-Man. (He tried to hypnotize people with lasers but just ended up blinding them.)
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Old May 17 2010, 01:30 AM   #11
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Nothing but crap!
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Old May 17 2010, 01:36 AM   #12
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eh, nothing stands out... but hey, everyone's got different tastes, so who knows what'll take off and what won't.
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Old May 17 2010, 03:44 AM   #13
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Only thing I think I will watch on NBC is football, 30 Rock and Parks and Rec. Nothing else really stands out.
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Old May 17 2010, 05:37 AM   #14
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I'll probably give some of this stuff a try, but all those clips are BORING.
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Old May 17 2010, 07:02 AM   #15
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The Paul Reiser Show ?
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