NBC Announces January Primetime Schedule

NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE - Sunday January 16, 2011 - Saturday January 22, 2011

"NBC SPECIALS"

"THE 2011 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS RED CARPET SPECIAL (WT)"

01/16/2011 (07:00PM - 08:00PM) (Sunday) : Live from the red carpet, entertainment hosts and fashion experts will give viewers an all access, first-look at the glitz and glamour of "The 68th AnnuAl Golden Globe Awards."

"CHUCK"

"CHUCK VERSUS THE BALCONY"

01/17/2011 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : CHUCK PLANS A SECRET MISSION WHILE ON ANOTHER SECRET MISSION IN FRANCE -- When an assignment brings him to a French vineyard, Chuck (Zachary Levi) juggles tracking down a nano-chip with trying to create the perfect romantic getaway for Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski). Back at the Buy More, Lester (Vik Sahay) comes to Big Mike (Mark Christopher Lawrence) for his own romantic problems. Joshua Gomez, Scott Krinsky, Bonita Friedericy and Adam Baldwin also star.

Jamie French

Akiva Griffith

"THE CAPE"

"TBA"

01/17/2011 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) :

"HARRY'S LAW"

"PILOT"

01/17/2011 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : Kathy Bates STARS IN THE PREMIERE OF QUIRKY LEGAL DRAMA SERIES "HARRY'S LAW" - In the premiere episode, once-successful patent attorney Harriet Korn (Kathy Bates) is fired and decides to begin anew with her own practice. With the help of her happy-go-lucky secretary, Jenna (Brittany Snow), she sets up shop in an abandoned shoe store in a rough section of Cincinnati. Her first case is to defend Malcolm Davies (Aml Ameen), a troubled young man, facing his third drug offense. Meanwhile, up-and-coming attorney Adam Branch (Nate Corddry) joins the firm, and defends a "private security officer" after he shoots a man who is attempting to rob a laundromat.

Nikki Lichterman

"THE BIGGEST LOSER 11"

"1103"

01/18/2011 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : THE "UNKNOWN TRAINERS" ARE REVEALED - AND THE CONTESTANTS SQUARE OFF TO WIN A BIG ADVANTAGE AT THIS WEEK'S WEIGH-IN FROM CHEF CURTIS STONE -- The "unknown trainers" are finally revealed, and both will share their personal stories that led them to "The Biggest Loser." Their contestants, "the unknowns," confront one player they feel isn't working hard enough, and later, "the unknowns" and the ranch contestants square off for a pop challenge. The winning player from each group will get a delicious healthy dinner prepared by Chef Curtis Stone, and compete for a coveted 2 lb. advantage at this week's weigh-in. Later, Dr. Huizenga gives "the unknowns" startling news about their health, and one player is surprised to learn they have the highest percentage of body fat in the group. Meanwhile, trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels single out a few of their contestants to find out what really led to their weight gain, and then the ranch contestants meet host Alison Sweeney for a water-carrying challenge that will give the winner the sole vote at this week's elimination. Later, a surprising weigh-in -- which results in shocking numbers for one team -- disappoints the trainers in a big way, leading to the elimination of one player they feel isn't ready to go home.

"PARENTHOOD"

"OPENING NIGHT"

01/18/2011 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : KRISTINA, ADAM AND SARAH PUT THEIR PARENTING SKILLS TO THE TEST, WHILE JABBAR DEALS WITH A CASE OF STAGE FRIGHT- Kristina (Monica Potter) and Adam (Peter Krause) catch Haddie (Sarah Ramos) sneaking around with Alex (guest star Michael B. Jordan,"Friday Night Lights" ) and forbid her from seeing him anymore. Sarah (Lauren Graham) faces a new challenge when Drew (Miles Heizer) tells her he needs to sell five hundred dollars worth of wrapping paper. Meanwhile, Crosby (Dax Shepard) and Jasmine (Joy Bryant) have to deal with Jabbar's (Tyree Brown) bad case of stage fright right before the school play. Mae Whitman, Sarah Ramos, Max Burkholder, Bonnie Bedelia and Craig T. Nelson also star.

Jamie French

"MINUTE TO WIN IT"

"TBA"

01/19/2011 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) :

Meredith Fitzpatrick

"CHASE"

"NARCO, PART 2"

01/19/2011 (09:00PM - 09:59PM) (Wednesday) : THE U.S. MARSHALS BATTLE A POWERFUL DRUG CARTEL TO SAVE ANNIE FROST-U.S. Marshal Annie Frost's (Kelli Giddish) life remains in the hands of a dangerous drug cartel looking for retribution. While in captivity, Annie befriends another hostage and vows to return him home to the U.S. Back in the office, the rest of the Team devises a strategy to rescue Annie, but Jimmy (Cole Hauser) and Marco's (Amaury Nolasco) plan causes controversy with Luke (Jesse Metcalfe), who disagrees with their rogue operation.

Also starring: Rose Rollins (Daisy Ogbaa)

"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"

"DIRTY"

01/19/2011 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : DETECTIVE SALIYAH "SUNNY" QADRI (GUEST STAR Shohreh Aghdashloo) TEAMS UP WITH DETECTIVE OLIVIA BENSON (Mariska Hargitay) TO INVESTIGATE THE MURDER OF A DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Detective Saliyah "Sunny" Qadri (Aghdashloo) goes in search of Brooklyn District Attorney Page Ferguson, who she fears may be in danger. Qadri finds Ferguson just in time to witness her fall from the top of a parking garage. When Benson (Hargitay) arrives, she discovers that the crime scene has been tampered with. Benson turns to an old friend, Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Danielson (guest star Gloria Reuben) for help. As the investigation progresses, Benson begins to question Ferguson's suspicious past and Qadri's involvement in the case.

"COMMUNITY"

"ASIAN POPULATION STUDIES"

01/20/2011 (08:00PM - 08:30PM) (Thursday) : THE STUDY GROUP DEBATES WHETHER TO ADD NEW MEMBERS - SHIRLEY REUNITES WITH HER ERRANT EX HUSBAND AND HAS SOME IMPORTANT NEWS - MALCOLM JAMAL WARNER GUEST STARS AND John Oliver REPRISES HIS ROLE AS PROFESSOR DUNCAN -- Annie (Alison Brie) returns from spring break to find that her crush "Rich" (Greg Cromer "Justified"), the Dr., has enrolled at Greendale Community College, sparking a heated debate about whether to add Rich and/or Senor Chang to the study group. Shirley's (Yvette Nicole Brown) ex-husband Andre (Malcolm Jamal Warner, "True Blue") is back in the picture and Shirley has some big news for everyone. Joel McHale, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover and Ken Jeong also star.

"PERFECT COUPLES"

"TBA"

01/20/2011 (08:30PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) :

Jamie French

"THE OFFICE"

"ULTIMATUM "

01/20/2011 (09:00PM - 09:30PM) (Thursday) : MICHAEL ANXIOUSLY WAITS TO SEE IF HOLLY FOLLOWS THROUGH ON HER ULTIMATUM- Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") AND Jack Coleman GUEST STAR- Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) prepares himself for the good or bad news about Holly (guest star Amy Ryan) and her boyfriend. Pam (Jenna Fischer) decides to put up a resolution board for everyone to post their New Year 's resolutions. Meanwhile, Michael calls for a counseling session with Holly. Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton, B.J. Novak, Ellie Kemper, Craig Robinson and Zach Woods

Joanne Park

"PARKS AND RECREATION"

"GO BIG OR GO HOME "

01/20/2011 (09:30PM - 10:00PM) (Thursday) : LESLIE ROLLS THE DICE -- Leslie (Amy Poehler) tries to convince Chris (Rob Lowe) and Ben (Adam Scott) to give the parks department more money, and when she fails to persuade them, she enlists Ann's (Rashida Jones) help. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) and Andy (Chris Pratt) coach youth basketball, and April (Aubrey Plaza) returns with surprising news. Aziz Ansari, Jim O'Heir and Retta also star.

Joanne Park

"30 ROCK"

"TBA"

01/20/2011 (10:00PM - 10:30PM) (Thursday) :

"OUTSOURCED"

"SARI, CHARLIE"

01/20/2011 (10:30PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : TODD KEEPS A SECRET FROM CHARLIE-When Todd (Ben Rappaport) tries to protect Charlie's (Diedrich Bader) feelings by keeping his relationship with Tonya (Pippa Black) a secret, someone unexpected gets hurt. Meanwhile, Rajiv (Rizwan Manji) panics when he learns his co-workers are about to give him an employee evaluation. Knowing that he is not well liked, he hatches a plan to win them over. Anisha Nagarajan, Rebecca Hazlewood, Sacha Dhawan and Parvesh Cheena also star.

Kellie Kulikowsky

"MINUTE TO WIN IT"

"TBA"

01/21/2011 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Friday) :

Meredith Fitzpatrick

"DATELINE NBC"

"FR2019"

01/21/2011 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Friday) :

"CHUCK"

"TBA"

01/22/2011 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Saturday) :

Jamie French

Akiva Griffith

"LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES"

"ECHO PARK"

01/22/2011 (09:00PM - 09:59PM) (Saturday) : DETECTIVE WINTERS (Skeet Ulrich) AND JARUSZALSKI (Corey Stoll) INVESTIGATE THE VICIOUS STABBING DEATH OF A MURDEROUS CULT MEMBER - When murderous cult member "Baby" Jane Lee Rayburn (guest star NanCy Youngblut) is found stabbed to death, Detectives Rex Winters (Skeet Ulrich) and Tomas "TJ" Jaruszalski (Corey Stoll) question multiple suspects, including the cult ringleader Denis Watson (guest star Michael Massee) and Jane's former cellmate, Maura Dillon (Bonnie Root). However, the case cuts very close to home for Detective Winters when his wife Lori (Teri Polo), a former Detective, is questioned. DDA Dekker (Terrence Howard) and DDA Stanton (Megan Boone) find themselves facing a trial where the line between suspect and victim is blurred. Rachel Ticotin also stars.

"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"

"BULLS EYE"

01/22/2011 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Saturday) : DETECTIVES OLIVIA BENSON (Mariska Hargitay) AND ELIOT STABLER (Christopher Meloni) ENLIST THE HELP OF A SUSPECT (GUEST STAR HENRY IAN CUSICK) FROM A PREVIOUS CASE TO CRACK A NEW ONE

Detectives Benson (Hargitay) and Stabler (Meloni) are called to the hospital after a 10-year-old girl is raped. They arrive to find her so traumatized that she cannot even tell them her name. With the help of Detectives Odafin Tutuola (Ice-T) and John Munch (Richard Belzer), they are able to identify the young victim. But they soon realize that her home life is far from normal as Dr. George Huang (B.D. Wong) discovers that her mother suffers from a rare condition that renders her unable to recognize that the young girl is, in fact, her daughter. When the detectives find themselves without a lead, Erik Weber (guest star Henry Ian Cusick), a man they met on their previous case, decides to get involved. But he may be overstepping his bounds. Also starring: Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner).

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