NBC Announces Primetime Schedule For 10/24-30
NBC announces their primetime schedule for Sunday October 24, 2010 - Saturday October 30, 2010:
'Chuck': Chuck Versus the Aisle of Terror
Monday, 10/25/2010 from 08:00PM - 09:00PM: When Chuck (Zachary Levi), Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski), Casey (Adam Baldwin), and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) are tasked to stop Dr. Stanley Wheelright (guest star Robert Englund) from releasing a nightmare-inducing toxin, they're also lead to question the allegiances of Chuck's mom (guest star Linda Hamilton). Meanwhile, Jeff (Scott Krinsky) and Lester (Vik Sahay) use their unique sensibilities to celebrate Halloween at the Buy More, and Ellie (Sarah Lancaster) and Awesome (Ryan McPartlin) get a visit from Dr. Honey Woodcomb (guest star Morgan Fairchild). Bonita Friedericy and Mark Christopher Lawrence also star.
'The Event': Loyalty
Monday, 10/25/2010 from 09:00PM - 10:00PM: President Martinez (Blair Underwood) and the Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling (eljko Ivanek), fulfill their agreement with Thomas (Clifton Collins, Jr.), but after their plan goes awry, they suspect that there is a possible mole in their midst. Elsewhere, Sean Walker (Jason Ritter) digs for answers at Leila's home, where he encounters Madeline (guest star Paula Malcomson), a mysterious conspiracy theorist. Meanwhile, Simon's (Ian Anthony Dale) past is illuminated, and his allegiances are tested. Sarah Roemer, Laura Innes, Scott Patterson, Lisa Vidal and Bill Smitrovich also star.
Monday, 10/25/2010 from 10:00PM - 11:00PM: On the hunt for fugitive Carson Puckett (guest star Enver Gjokaj) who is using explosives to get revenge, Annie (Kelli Giddish)gets injured and is forced to rely on bounty hunter Ben Crowley (guest star Eddie Cibrian). In Annie's absence, under Jimmy's (Cole Hauser) leadership, the team must use Daisy's (Rose Rollins) tactical expertise to stop Puckett, and Luke (Jesse Metcalfe) is forced to step up to the plate. Also starring: Amaury Nolasco (Marco Martinez).
'The Biggest Loser 10': 1006
Tuesday, 10/26/2010 from 08:00PM - 10:00PM: The contestants start their week hearing surprising news from host Alison Sweeney that at this week's weigh-in, only one person's weight will count for the blue team and the black team. It will be up to the opposing team to decide whose weight will count and the two contestants chosen won't be revealed until the weigh-in - leaving the blue and black teams busy strategizing on who they should choose. Then The Players get a visit from celebrity chefs Curtis Stone and Lorena Garcia. Each chef is paired with a team to help coach them through a timed cooking competition - but neither chef is allowed to actually touch the food, adding to the tension as they race against the clock to finish in time. The winning team gets an advantage at this week's challenge, a dragon boat race pitting blue team vs. black. It's the ultimate test of teamwork and timing as both teams race to win the challenge and a prize that will give them a valuable advantage at weigh-in. Trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels also star.
'Parenthood': Seven Names
Tuesday, 10/26/2010 from 10:00PM - 11:00PM: In the midst of a financial crisis, Adam (Peter Krause) must make an important decision that will alter the company 's future. Jasmine (Joy Bryant) and Crosby (Dax Shepard) announce their future plans to Jabbar (Tyree Brown), who reacts surprisingly to the news. Meanwhile, Sarah (Lauren Graham) and Amber (Mae Whitman) argue over Amber's incessant partying with her new found friend. Sarah experiences challenges at work and even deeper issues with Gordon (guest star William Baldwin). Elsewhere, Camille (Bonnie Bedelia) joins Haddie (Sarah Ramos) for community service. Max Burkholder, Erika Christensen, Miles Heizer, Sam Jaeger, Craig T. Nelson, Monica Potter and Savannah Paige Rae also star.
Wednesday, 10/27/2010 from 08:00PM - 09:00PM: After renowned weapons dealer, Xerxes, hides the formula to a dangerous and lethal biological weapon in a painting, Shaw (Gerald McRaney) assigns Steven (Boris Kodjoe) and Samantha (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) the task of traveling to Tuscany to secure the painting and capture Xerxes. When the assignment requires Samantha to assume a previous cover and partner with Steven's enemy, Clive (guest star Sean Maguire, "Meet the Spartans"), the Blooms learn that teaming together is not as easy as they thought. Meanwhile, Hoyt's (Ben Schwartz) attraction to Clive's assistant proves to be instrumental in finding the culprit. Mekia Cox and Carter MacIntyre also star.
'Law and Order: SVU': Locum
Wednesday, 10/27/2010 from 09:00PM - 10:00PM: A foster couple (Cusack and Strauss) call Detectives Benson (Hargitay) and Stabler (Meloni) to the scene of the crime when their ten-year-old adopted daughter disappears. It soon comes to light that she ran away to meet with a man named Erik Weber (guest star Henry Ian Cusick), whom she met on the internet and whom Benson and Stabler suspect of ulterior motives regarding the girl. Weber denies any wrongdoing, and also expresses romantic interest in Benson. However, as the investigation continues, the detectives realize that the girl's foster parents may be hiding something that could change the entire course of the case. Also starring: Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).
'Law and Order: LA'
'NBC Specials': Scared Shrekless
Wednesday, 10/27/2010 from 10:00PM - 11:00PM and Thursday, 10/28/2010 from 08:00PM - 08:30PM: When Halloween arrives, Shrek (Mike Myers) cannot wait to start celebrating his favorite holiday -- ogre style. Instead of the usual tricks or treats, Shrek challenges Donkey (Dean Edwards), Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) and the other fairy-tale characters to a scary storytelling contest. Before the night of frights can begin, they learn that they must all spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle. The last one to be scared "Shrekless" will win.
'Community': Epidimeology 206
Thursday, 10/28/2010 from 08:30PM - 09:00PM: Pierce (Chevy Chase) and a few other Greendale students ingest a biohazard substance at the school Halloween Party, causing them to exhibit flu-like symptoms and begin turning into zombies. It is up to the rest of the gang to save themselves and the school when Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) locks them in with the zombie-infected student body. Joel McHale, Allison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover, Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs and Ken Jeong also star.
'The Office': Costume Contest:
Thursday, 10/28/2010 from 09:00PM - 09:30PM: When Darryl (Craig Robinson) takes an idea to corporate over his head, Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) freaks out. Everyone in the office is in a competitive mood as the Halloween costume contest gets underway. Meanwhile, Pam (Jenna Fischer) tries to get the truth out of Danny (guest star Timothy Olyphant) about their dating history. Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton, Paul Lieberstein, B.J. Novak, Ellie Kemper and Zach Woods also star.
Thursday, 10/28/2010 from 09:30PM - 10:00PM
'The Apprentice': Broadway Boardroom
Thursday, 10/28/2010 from 10:00PM - 11:00PM: Each team is given an up-and-coming musical, and tasked with producing a backer's audition for potential investors. One project manager admits to knowing nothing about musical theatre, but then sends away a concert pianist on their team. On the other team, a sidelined candidate takes over creative control. Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth helps judge each presentation, and the past comes back to haunt one teammate in a shocking boardroom, before Mr. Trump sends another candidate packing.
'School Pride': Rising From The Flood
Friday, 10/29/2010 from 08:00PM - 09:00PM: After a destructive flood leaves Kingston Springs Elementary School in Kingston Springs, Tennessee in ruins, the parents, teachers and young students refuse to give up and join forces with the School Pride team to bring the school back to life and find closure. They are also surprised with a moving performance by Lady Antebellum. Hosted by: SWAT Commander Tom Stroup, interior designer Susie Castillo ("House of Payne"), comedian and former substitute teacher Kym Whitley ("Til Death") and journalist Jacob Soboroff ("AMC News").
'Dateline NBC': FR 2006
Friday, 10/29/2010 from 09:00PM - 10:00PM
Friday, 10/29/2010 from 10:00PM - 11:00PM
'NBC Specials': Scared Shrekless
Saturday, 10/30/2010 from 8:00PM - 08:30PM: When Halloween arrives, Shrek (Mike Myers) cannot wait to start celebrating his favorite holiday -- ogre style. Instead of the usual tricks or treats, Shrek challenges Donkey (Dean Edwards), Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) and the other fairy-tale characters to a scary storytelling contest. Before the night of frights can begin, they learn that they must all spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle. The last one to be scared 'Shrekless' will win.
'NBC Specials': Monsters Vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins From Outerspace
Saturday, 10/30/2010 from 08:30PM - 09:00PM: After the events in "Monsters vs. Aliens," Susan Murphy, a.k.a. Ginormica (Reese Witherspoon) and the Monsters are now working with the U.S. government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California-right before Halloween-the team is dispatched to investigate. Everything appears normal, right down to the jack-o-lanterns peering out from every doorstep and windowsill. But when Halloween arrives, those innocent-looking carved pumpkins reveal themselves for what they really are --mutant aliens. The altered pumpkins then start to implement their fiendish plan to take over Earth. The Monsters are there to combat the mutant gourds and try to smash their wicked scheme.
'Law and Order: LA': TBA
Saturday, 10/30/2010 from 09:00PM - 10:00PM
'Law and Order: SVU': TBA
Saturday, 10/30/2010 from 10:00PM - 11:00PM
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