NBC Announces Updated Primetime Schedule 10/4 - 10/10

NBC Announces Updated Primetime Schedule 10/4 - 10/10

NBC announces the following changes to its Primetime schedule from Sunday October 4, 2015 - Saturday October 10, 2015:

"FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA"

"100415"

10/04/2015 (07:00PM - 08:20PM) (Sunday) :

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"NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL"

"DALLAS COWBOYS AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS"

10/04/2015 (08:20PM - 11:30PM) (Sunday) :

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"THE VOICE"

"THE BLIND AUDITIONS PART 5"

10/05/2015 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) : THE 'BLIND AUDITIONS' CONTINUE WITH COACHES ADAM LEVINE, BLAKE SHELTON, GWEN STEFANI AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS- The "blind auditions" continue and are held in front of a celebrity panel of musician coaches including, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. The strongest vocalists from across the country compete to be selected by one of the coaches and fight for a chance to win the title of being named "The Voice." Carson Daly ("TODAY Show") hosts.

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"BLINDSPOT"

"EIGHT SLIM GRINS"

10/05/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : JANE'S NAVY SEAL TATTOO TIES HER TO A CRIMINAL WHO MAY HAVE CLUES TO HER PAST

An infamous crew of thieves almost pulls off the perfect jewel heist, except one thief - with a Navy SEAL tattoo identical to Jane's - is captured at the scene of the crime. Does this man know Jane? Meanwhile, Jane (Jaimie Alexander) receives a visit - and an ambiguous warning - from the mysterious bearded man from her first memory (guest star Johnny Whitworth) as Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) and Mayfair (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) struggle with Jane's role on the team. Also starring Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ashley Johnson and Ukweli Roach. Michael Gaston guest stars

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"BEST TIME EVER WITH NEIL PATRICK HARRIS"

"Episode 4"

10/06/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Tuesday) : Five Emmy Awards and a Tony Award make multi-talented Neil Patrick Harris the perfect star for this live one-hour show that is unlike any other on American television. Anything can happen on "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," which will feature appearances by A-list stars, stunts, comedy skits, incredible performances, mini game shows, audience giveaways and hidden camera pranks. Based on the wildly popular British hit "Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway," this genre-busting format and its fearless star will make for one of the best nights ever on TV, week after week.

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"THE VOICE"

"THE BEST OF THE BLIND AUDITIONS"

10/06/2015 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : THE BEST OF THE BLINDS - Carson Daly ("TODAY Show") hosts a special recap of the blind auditions including never before seen moments and a sneak peek at next week's battles. Coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams take a look back at their decisions as they head into the battle rounds.

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"THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA"

"THE MYSTERY OF THE LOCKED BOX"

10/07/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : When a technology wunderkind is murdered in a seemingly impenetrable high-security building, Laura (Debra Messing) and team must unravel the puzzling murder before someone steals the victim's billion-dollar ideas. The cast also includes Josh Lucas, Laz Alonso, Janina Gavankar, Max Jenkins and Callie Thorne. Gabriel Mann ("Revenge") guest stars.

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"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"

"INSTITUTIONAL FAIL"

10/07/2015 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : WHOOPI GOLDBERG GUEST STARS ON SVU

A starving toddler found wandering the streets alone leads detectives to the home of Manuela Ozuna (guest star Jessica Pimental) and another child in grave condition. The police question Department of Child Services caseworker Keith Musio (guest star John Magaro), whose vague and backdated reports on the family suggest he hadn't checked on the children in months. When the overworked Keith accuses his supervisor, Janette Grayson (Goldberg), of orchestrating the false reports, Chief Dodds (guest star Peter Gallagher) promises to conduct an internal investigation. But when neglect leads to death, Barba (Raúl Esparza) takes matters into his own hands and arrests them for manslaughter. Meanwhile, Dodds indicates some changes coming to Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) squad. Also starring Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins), and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sonny Carisi). Also guest starring Joseph Lyle Taylor (Counselor D'Angelo), Josh Pais (Hank Abraham), Yvonna Kopaca-Wright (Dr. Wilder), Josh Mercantel (Matt Sheridan), and Scott William Winters (Det. Dumas).

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"CHICAGO PD"

"NATURAL BORN STORYTELLER"

10/07/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : THE DEATH OF AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD BOY SETS OFF AN INVESTIGATION FULL OF UNLIKELY TWISTS AND TURNS. - While pursuing a gangbanger, Burgess (Marina Squerciati) and Roman (Brian Geraghty) come across the body of an eight-year-old boy who was reported missing. Intelligence launches an investigation to find the killer and Antonio (Jon Seda) and LINDSAY (Sophia Bush) question a prime suspect. Meanwhile, Burgess confides in Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger) about Roman's suspicious behavior and Bunny (guest star Markie Post) heads to the Ivory Tower with a statement that could be detrimental to Voight's (Jason Beghe) career. Also starring Jesse Lee Soffer, Elias Koteas, LaRoyce Hawkins and Amy Morton. Yuri Sardarov, Nick Gehlfuss, Samuel Hunt and Madison McLaughlin guest star.

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"HEROES REBORN"

"THE NEEDS OF THE MANY"

10/08/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) :

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"THE BLACKLIST"

"MARVIN GERARD"

10/08/2015 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Thursday) : THE FBI CORNERS LIZ AND RED - Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) is hot on the trail for Liz (Megan Boone) after she escapes to the Russian embassy for safety. There is no one left for her to trust but Red (James Spader), who enlists a lawyer named Marvin Gerard to get them out of a sticky hostage situation. Meanwhile, the FBI tries to force Cooper (Harry Lennix) out of the task force. Ryan Eggold, Amir Arison, and Mozhan Marno also star.

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"THE PLAYER"

"L.A. TAKEDOWN"

10/08/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : ALEX AND CASSANDRA HEAD TO LOS ANGELES- Alex (Philip Winchester) enlists a friend to investigate Ginny's murder even further, but Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) intervenes. Meanwhile, Kane and Cassandra (Charity Wakefield) head to the city of angels to stop a sniper from executing a drug cartel's plan for revenge. Detective Brown (Damon Gupton) assists the FBI in an investigation regarding missing ex-special ops in Vegas. Adrian Bellani, Dustin Ybarra, Kadee Strickland, Mackenzie Astin and Fiona Dourif also guest star.

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"UNDATEABLE"

"TBA"

10/09/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Friday) :

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"DATELINE NBC"

"FR2503"

10/09/2015 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Friday) :

"NASCAR"

"SPRINT CUP: CHARLOTTE (10/10/15)"

10/10/2015 (07:00PM - 11:00PM) (Saturday) :

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NBC Entertainment develops and schedules the network's primetime, late-night, and daytime programming. NBC's quality programs and balanced lineup have earned the network critical acclaim, numerous awards and ratings success. The network finished the 2013-14 season as No. 1 in the 18-49 demo for the first time in 10 years. NBC has earned more Emmy Awards than any network in television history. NBC's scripted slate is highlighted by "The Blacklist" as well as "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Grimm," "The Night Shift," "The Mysteries of Laura," "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D.," "Undateable" and "About a Boy." Launching in Spring 2015 are dramas "A.D." and "Odyssey" as well as comedy "One Big Happy.

Unscripted series for NBC include the Emmy Award-winning musical competition hit "The Voice" as well as "American Ninja Warrior," "Celebrity Apprentice," "The Biggest Loser," "Hollywood Game Night" and the perennial #1 most-watched summer series, "America's Got Talent."

In late night, NBC regularly delivers #1 broadcast results with "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Seth Meyers," "Last Call with Carson Daly" and "Saturday Night Live." NBC Daytime's "Days of our Lives" consistently ranks among daytime's top programs in the valuable women 18-34 category. The five-time, Emmy Award-winning NBC.com streams full episodes and provides original content for NBC entertainment shows online and through apps for mobile and tablet devices.

NBC recently launched NBC Kids, a new Saturday morning programming block designed specifically to address the developmental needs of preschool-aged children. Programmed by the kids' experts at Sprout, the nation's first 24-hour preschool television channel, this new three-hour block will feature educational series that promote active, healthy lifestyles for younger children.