NBC Updates Primetime Schedule: December 27 - January 6
UPDATES-NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE - Monday December 27, 2010 - Wednesday January 5, 2011
(X) "CHUCK VERSUS THE ANNIVERSARY"
12/27/2010 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : CHUCK BEGINS A SEARCH FOR HIS MOTHER, WHICH HE MUST KEEP A SECRET FROM THE CIA AND HIS SISTER -- LINDA HAMILTON GUEST STARS AS Mary BartoWSKI -- Dolph Lundgren, Harry Dean Stanton AND Olivia Munn ALSO GUEST STAR -- Chuck (Zachary Levi) and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) go on a rogue globe-spanning mission to find Chuck's mom. Meanwhile, Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) and Casey (Adam Baldwin) follow a trail to Russia as they investigate the mysterious Volkoff Industries and its operative, Marco (guest star Dolph Lundgren). Back at home, Ellie (Sarah Lancaster) delivers big news to her family. Bonita Friedericy also stars.
(X) "CHUCK VERSUS THE AISLE OF TERROR"
12/27/2010 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) : CHUCKS DREAM OF FINDING HIS MOM MAY BE HIS WORST NIGHTMARE -- LINDA HAMILTON, Morgan Fairchild AND ROBERT ENGLUND GUEST STAR -- 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.
(X) "HOME FOR THE DIWALIDAYS"
12/30/2010 (10:00PM - 10:30PM) (Thursday) : TODD IS FORCED TO IGNORE THE BIGGEST HOLIDAY IN INDIA-Unaware of Diwali, the biggest and holiest holiday in India, Todd (Ben Rappaport) is caught off guard when his staffers automatically expect time off. After speaking with his U.S. supervisor Jerry (Matt Walsh), Todd must tell his employees they cannot leave to celebrate, making him unpopular among the workers. Meanwhile, Tonya (Pippa Black) tries to help Todd forget about his feelings for Asha (Rebecca Hazlewood). Rizwan Manji, Sacha Dhawan, Parvesh Cheena, Anisha Nagarajan and Diedrich Bader also star.
(X) "THE LOVER"
12/30/2010 (10:30PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : PAM AND JIM RETURN FROM THEIR HONEYMOON AND GET SURPRISE NEWS FROM MICHAEL-Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) shocks Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) when he reveals the identity of the new woman he has been dating. Dwight (Rainn Wilson) apologizes to Jim for years of torment with a strange peace offering. Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Oscar Nunez, Creed Bratton, Paul Lieberstein, B.J. Novak and Ellie Kemper also star.
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
(X) "POP / POSSESSED"
01/05/2011 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : WHEN YOUNG BOY'S BODY IS FOUND ON A PARK CAROUSEL DETECTIVES UNCOVER A DISTURBING GAMBLING RING
A young boy is found dead on a park carousel after being dropped off by his uncle Joe Gilbert (guest star James Carpinello). When Detectives Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) learn that the boy was beaten to death they suspect that it could be the result of a bully at school. The investigation leads to an unsettling gambling ring. Detectives suspect that Gilbert's acquaintance, Joe Roberts is beating his wife Sandra (guest star Drea de Matteo) and the case takes a horrifying turn.
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.
( X Denotes Changes/Addition)
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