NBC Primetime Schedule for July 3 to 27

NBC Primetime Schedule for July 3 to 27

UPDATES-NBC Primetime SCHEDULE - Thursday July 3, 2014 - Sunday July 27, 2014

"LAST COMIC STANDING"

(X) "TOP 100 JOKE COUNTDOWN"

07/03/2014 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : America's most compelling comedy competition counts down the Top 100 funniest jokes so far this season, leading up to the #1 joke from "Last Comic Standing." JB Smoove hosts the series, which stars judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters

"LAST COMIC STANDING"

(X) "TOP 100 JOKE COUNTDOWN"

07/07/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : America's most compelling comedy competition counts down the Top 100 funniest jokes so far this season, leading up to the #1 joke from "Last Comic Standing." JB Smoove hosts the series, which stars judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters

"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"

(X) "AUDITION"

07/09/2014 (08:00PM - 10:01PM) (Wednesday) : ALL-NEW AUDITION EPISODE IN TOP-RATED SUMMER SERIES

Celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern continue auditions around the country. Nick Cannon hosts this variety competition series which features a colorful array of hopeful future stars as they compete for a chance to perform at the famed Radio City Music Hall and win the $1 million prize. (906)

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"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"

(X) "BEAST'S OBSESSION"

07/13/2014 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Sunday) : SERGEANT BENSON'S (MARISKA HARGITAY) NIGHTMARE CONTINUES WHEN WILLIAM Lewis (GUEST STAR PABLO SCHREIBER) ESCAPES FROM PRISON

The sadistic William Lewis (Schreiber) escapes from prison, arbitrarily killing as he goes. Concerned for Benson's safety, a security detail is assigned to her 24/7, but it doesn't take long for Lewis to get her back where he left off. With time running out, Benson must decide how much she's willing to sacrifice in order to save the life of a child. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Natalie Racoosin (Lauren Cole), Nikki Estridge (Detective Delano), Curt Bouril (Detective Carlson) and Lily Pilblad (Amelia Cole).

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"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"

(X) "POST-MORTEM BLUES"

07/13/2014 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Sunday) : SERGEANT BENSON (MARISKA HARGITAY) FACES The Aftermath OF THE BEAST'S FINAL ACT

In the moments after William Lewis' death, Sergeant Benson (Hargitay) is rescued by the SVU squad, but her torment continues. The Internal Affairs investigation of her actions is deemed inconclusive, and with no evidence to corroborate her story, Prosecutor Derek Strauss (Greg Germann) convenes a grand jury and calls for Benson's arrest. With increasing pressure from Lt. Tucker (guest star Robert John Burke) and Lt. Murphy (Donal Logue) to save herself any way she can, Benson must choose between her convictions and her badge. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Elizabeth Marvel (Rita Calhoun), Bill Irwin (Dr. Lindstrom), Michael Potts (Sgt. Draper), Tamara Tunie (M.E. Warner), Curt Bouril (Det. Carlson) and Nikki Estridge (Det. Delano).

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"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"

(X) "COMIC PERVERSION"

07/20/2014 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Sunday) : A COMEDIAN'S WORDS PROVE DANGEROUS WHEN A STUDENT IS ASSAULTED BY HIS FANS.

Popular comedian Josh Galloway (guest star Jonathan Silverman) is faced with student protestors after a set at Tompkins Square University. His demeaning jokes about women and rape become more serious when a student is assaulted by two of Galloway's fans. Though Barba (Raúl Esparza) can't arrest him for speaking his mind, he charges the SVU to find proof that Galloway's actions reflect his words. When TSU student Carly Rydell (guest star Laura Slade Wiggins) accuses Galloway of rape, Sergeant Benson (Mariska Hargitay) is happy to arrest him. But Barba finds major roadblocks in the he-said she-said case, and thinks Benson should have chosen her battle more carefully. Meanwhile, a detective from Chicago (guest star Sophia Bush) seeks help from the NYPD. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Elizabeth Marvel (Counselor Rita Calhoun), Skyler Day (Renee Clark) and Dean Winters (Detective Brian Cassidy).

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"CHICAGO PD"

(X) "CONVENTIONS"

07/20/2014 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Sunday) : SVU AGENTS FIN AND ROLLINS PAY A VISIT TO CHICAGO TO HELP THE INTELLIGENCE UNIT TRACK DOWN A SERIAL RAPIST/MURDERER - Voight (Jason Beghe) and Antonio (Jon Seda) enlist the help of agents at the Special Victims Unit in New York, Fin (guest star Ice T) and Rollins (guest star Kelli Giddish), to help track down the culprit of a series of rape/murders. Burgess (Marina Squerciati) has an opportunity to prove herself to Intelligence. Elsewhere Lindsay (Sophia Bush) enlists the help of Halstead (Jesse Lee Sopher) to act as her date for her high school reunion to get back at an old rival. Elias Koteas, Patrick Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins and Archie Kao also star. Ice T, Kelli Giddish and David Eigenberg guest star.

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"LAST COMIC STANDING"

(X) "CHALLENGE 3 - UNIVERSAL TRAM EXPERIENCE"

07/21/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : HOWIE MANDEL MENTORS THE COMICS - The seven remaining comics face their third challenge - serving as tour guides on the famed Universal Studios tram tour. Guest mentor Howie Mandel, an expert improviser, helps the comics prepare, and the tram guests choose the winner. Then two comics Face Off in a head-to-head stand-up showdown. Judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters determine which comedian is the winner, and which comic is going home.

"CHICAGO FIRE"

(X) "A DARK DAY"

07/27/2014 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Sunday) : AN EXPLOSION AT A CHICAGO HOSPITAL ROCKS THE CITY-CROSSOVER EPISODE CONCLUDES THE FOLLOWING EVENING ON "CHICAGO P.D."¬-Lt. Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Dawson (Monica Raymund) volunteer to help at a charity run at Chicago Medical when a massive explosion sends Chicago into chaos. With one of their own missing in the blast, the firehouse is tested like never before. Taylor Kinney, Lauren German, Charlie Barnett, David Eigenberg, Yuri Sardarov, Joe Minoso, Christian Stolte and Eamonn Walker star. Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Sophia Bush, LaRoyce Hawkins, Marina Squerciati, Dylan Baker, Amanda Righetti and Christine Evangelista guest star.

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"CHICAGO PD"

(X) "8:30 PM"

07/27/2014 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Sunday) : THE INTELLIGENCE UNIT RACES AGAINST THE CLOCK TO TAKE DOWN THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BOMBING - The Intelligence Unit works to find the bombers. Even with government agencies in the mix, Voight (Jason Beghe) and his team work the case from their own angles and connections. Lindsay (Sophia Bush) and Antonio (Jon Seda) question doctors who handled the transplant surgery for an Ambassador from Syria, but no clues emerge. Olinsky (Elias Koteas) gets some solid intel and the team work from there. It's a race against time as they realize there may be additional bombs targeted to detonate. Meanwhile Burgess (Marina Squerciati) sits vigil for her niece whose life hangs in the balance. Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins and Archie Kao also star. Taylor Kinney, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Eamonn Walker, Amanda Righetti and Charlie Barnett guest star.

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