NBC Announces Primetime Schedule For The Week Of August 4
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NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE - Sunday August 8, 2010 - Saturday August 14, 2010
"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"
08/09/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : 4 MORE ACTS GO THROUGH TO THE TOP 24- The votes are in and four more acts from the previous night move on to make up the top 24 on America's top-rated summer series. Those acts will continue their pursuit of the $1 million prize and will be one step closer to becoming America's most talented. Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Piers Morgan star as the celebrity panel of judges. Nick Cannon hosts.
"LAST COMIC STANDING"
08/09/2010 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : SEASON SEVEN'S SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S FUNNIEST COMEDIAN COMES TO A CLOSE - The viewers have voted, and America's choice for the funniest comic in the world will be revealed in this must-see season finale. Host Craig Robinson and judges Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero and Greg Giraldo star.
"BREAKTHROUGH WITH TONY ROBBINS"
08/10/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Tuesday) : WINNER OF 'NASHVILLE STAR,' MELISSA LAWSON, FACED THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE OF HER LIFE WHEN SHE RETURNED HOME-- Winning the television singing contest "Nashville Star" changed Melissa's life forever, but not in the way she had expected. While Melissa was gone from her family for almost nine months touring and recording, her husband, Rick, who was left at home with their five children, had an affair. As Melissa's personal life unraveled, so did her career. Tony finds Melissa and Rick angry at each other, distant from their boys, and unsure about the future of their marriage. He puts them through a series of tests that will help them toward their personal breakthroughs. Tony Robbins stars.
"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"
08/10/2010 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : YOUTUBE ACTS CHOSEN BY VIEWERS AT HOME TAKE THEIR CHANCE AT COMPETING LIVE IN HOLLYWOOD - YouTube acts from across the country perform live in Hollywood for a chance to win a $1 million prize and become the most talented act in America. The YouTube community's favorite act will perform alongside 11 other YouTube acts chosen by the show. Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Piers Morgan star as the celebrity panel of judges. Nick Cannon hosts.
"MINUTE TO WIN IT"
08/11/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : OFFICE ROMANCE - A couple, who met in an office take on "Minute To Win It" challenges that use office supplies. If they can make it through all 10 levels successfully they will win a $1 million prize. Guy Fieri hosts.
"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"
08/11/2010 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : FOUR YOUTUBE ACTS JOIN THE SEMI-FINALS- The votes are in and four more acts from the YouTube episode move on to the semi-finals. Those acts will continue their pursuit of the $1 million prize and will be one step closer to becoming the most talented act in America. Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Piers Morgan star as the celebrity panel of judges. Nick Cannon hosts
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
08/11/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : DETECTIVE BENSON (Mariska Hargitay) GETS EMOTIONALLY INVESTED IN A CASE WHEN SHE AND DETECTIVE STABLER (CHRIS MELONI) INVESTIGATE THE MURDERS OF SEVERAL YOUNG PROSTITUTES.
When a series of young prostitutes are found murdered with homemade prayer cards attached to their bodies, Detectives Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Eliot Stabler (Chris Meloni) struggle to find The Common thread. However, just when they think that they've found the murderer, Captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek) informs the detectives that another victim named Gladys (guest star Mischa Barton) has turned up with a prayer card. This time she survived. As the case unfolds, Benson finds herself getting emotionally invested in the survivor until she is forced to make a decision that she isn't ready to face. Also starring: Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner), and B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang).
08/12/2010 (08:00PM - 08:30PM) (Thursday) : THINGS GET AWKWARD BETWEEN JEFF AND BRITTA-Jeff (Joel McHale) sets out to fix his relationship with Britta (Gillian Jacobs) after things get awkward with a drunken phone call. Meanwhile, Annie (Alison Brie) and Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) make plans to humiliate Señor Chang (Ken Jeong) in order to defend Troy (Donald Glover) and Pierce's (Chevy Chase) dignity. Danny Pudi also stars.
08/12/2010 (08:30PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) : LIZ LEMON'S (Tina Fey) EX-BOYFRIEND, FLOYD (GUEST STAR Jason Sudeikis), RETURNS WITH BIG NEWS, AND DANNY BAKER (GUEST STAR Cheyenne Jackson) LEARNS THE METHOD OF PULLING A PRANK
Liz reevaluates her feelings for an old flame, Floyd (Guest Star Jason Sudeikis), when he returns with big news, and Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) teaches Danny Baker (Guest Star Cheyenne Jackson) the finer points of pranks after the TGS writers play a trick on him. Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski) and Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) see Kenneth Parcell (Jack McBrayer) in a disturbing new light after they spend a very long day listening to him tell stories about his childhood. Also starring: Scott Adsit (Pete), Judah Friedlander (Frank), Keith Powell (Toofer), John Lutz (Lutz), Katrina Bowden (Cerie), Kevin Brown (Dotcom), Grizz Chapman (Grizz).
08/12/2010 (09:00PM - 09:30PM) (Thursday) : SPECIAl HallOWEEN EPISODE -- MICHAEL MAKES A SPLASH AT A BUSINESS MEETING -- It's Halloween and the office plans a "Haunted House" for the children in the community. And at an important business meeting, Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) falls into a koi pond. Meanwhile, Pam (Jenna Fischer) and Andy (Ed Helms) go cold calling to drum up more sales. Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton, Paul Lieberstein, B.J. Novak, Craig Robinson and Ellie Kemper also star.
"PARKS AND RECREATION"
08/12/2010 (09:30PM - 10:00PM) (Thursday) :
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
08/12/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : DETECTIVES BENSON (Mariska Hargitay) AND STABLER (CHRIS MELONI) INVESTIGATE THE RAPE OF A DISABLED WOMAN
Detectives Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Eliot Stabler (Chris Meloni) are called in to investigate when a disabled woman, Cara Benson (guest star Lisa Arrindell Anderson), is beaten and raped. Though the victim's condition has rendered her unable to speak, the detectives soon deduce that someone close to her is responsible, with the lead suspects being her resentful sister (guest star Jill Scott) and troubled nephew (guest star Quinton Aaron). As the investigation continues, Benson and Stabler strive to make Cara comfortable with coming forward to stand up for herself and illuminating some of the disturbing truths about the assisted living business. Also Starring: Dann Florek (Capt. Donald Cragen), Ice-T (Detective Fin Tutuola), B.D. Wong (Dr. George Huang)
"WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?"
08/13/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Friday) : EMMY AWARD WINNER Lisa Kudrow TRAVELS FROM LOS ANGELES TO BELARUS AND UNCOVERS THE ANSWER TO HER FATHER'S LIFE LONG UNANSWERED QUESTION - Since childhood, Lisa Kudrow ("Friends") has known that her grandmother Gertrude had it tough. Gertrude's mother, Meri, perished in the Holocaust. Lisa's father recalls hearing about her death from a young Polish sailor, a cousin named Yuri who was last seen in New York in the late 1940s. Lisa's father never forgot Yuri for warning him and his family to leave their village for safety before the Nazi army invasion. From Los Angeles to Belarus, to the actual village where Meri once lived, Lisa's journey reveals clues leading her to something neither she nor her father ever thought possible.
08/13/2010 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Friday) :
"NBC SPORTS SPECIALS"
"VISA CHAMPIONSHIPS (GYMNASTICS) (8/14/10)"
08/14/2010 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Saturday) :
"LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT"
08/14/2010 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Saturday) : The career of a promising young boxer is derailed when authorities discover he's at the center of a dog fighting ring. Things go from bad to worse when one of his partners turns up dead.
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