NBC’s 2012-13 Schedule & New Show Info!

Welcome to the first of our Caffeine Upfronts Edition posts, as we break down the networks’ new schedules for the 2012-13 season! NBC was the first to release their schedule, and we hope their mothers are yelling at them for working on Mother’s Day. You can read the whole press release here, but here’s a summary:

The Fall Schedule:

Sunday: Football

8:00: The Voice
10:00: Revolution

8:00: The Voice
9:00: Go On
9:30: The New Normal
10:00: Parenthood

8:00: Animal Practice
8:30: Guys with Kids
9:00: Law & Order: SVU
10:00: Chicago Fire

8:00: 30 Rock
8:30: Up All Night
9:00: The Office
9:30: Parks & Recreation
10:00: Rock Center

8:00: Whitney
8:30: Community
9:00: Grimm
10:00: Dateline NBC

Saturday: Reruns


Once football ends, Sunday will look like this:
7:00: Dateline NBC
8:00: Fashion Star
9:00: Celebrity Apprentice
10:00: Do No Harm

Other midseason scripted shows include Smash, Infamous, Hannibal, Save Me, 1600 Penn, and Next Caller.

A Comment: Contrary to earlier reports, NBC now says that none of its comedies are definitely in their final seasons. Not even 30 Rock.

Update: NBC is now once again saying that this will be 30 Rock‘s final season.

The New Shows:

1600 Penn is a comedy about the First Family, starring Bill Pullman (Torchwood), Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg), and Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon).

See more at the official site.

Animal Practice is a comedy about an unconventional vet and his new boss, starring Justin Kirk of Weeds. (The female lead is being recast.)

See more at the official site.

Chicago Fire is a drama about firefighters in Chicago, starring Jesse Spencer (House) and Taylor Kinney (The Vampire Diaries).

See more at the official site.

Do No Harm is a Jekyll-and-Hyde medical drama starring Steven Pasquale (Rescue Me).

See more at the official site.

Go On is a comedy about a recently widowed sportscaster who joins a support group to convince his boss he’s back to normal and can go back on the air. It stars Matthew Perry (Friends) and Laura Benanti (The Playboy Club).

See more at the official site.

Guys with Kids is a comedy about, um, guys with kids, starring Anthony Anderson (Law & Order), Zach Cregger (Friends with Benefits), and Jesse Bradford (Outlaw).

See more at the official site.

Hannibal is a prequel to the Hannibal Lecter stories, starring Hugh Dancy (The Big C).

See more at the official site.

Infamous is a drama about a housekeeper’s daughter turned FBI agent investigating the secrets of the rich family she grew up with, starring Victor Garber, Meagan Good (Think Like a Man), and Laz Alonso (Breakout Kings).

See more at the official site.

The New Normal is a comedy about a gay couple trying to have a baby via surrogate, starring Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon) and Justin Bartha (The Hangover).

See more at the official site.

Next Caller is a comedy about mismatched radio hosts, starring Dane Cook (Dane in Real Life) and Collette Wolfe (Young Adult).

See more at the official site.

Revolution is a post-apocalyptic drama starring Billy Burke (Twilight) and Tracy Spiridakos (Rise of the Planet of the Apes).

See more at the official site.

Save Me is a comedy about a woman who gets a direct line to God after a near-death experience, starring Anne Heche (Hung).

See more at the official site.

(Photo courtesy of NBC.)

3 thoughts on “NBC’s 2012-13 Schedule & New Show Info!

  1. Shirtless Kinney!! He’s shirtless!! Wait…he’s in a show about firefighters and he’s shirtless! Sign me up!

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