NBC's Primetime Schedule for June 16-23
UPDATES-NBC Primetime SCHEDULE - Monday June 16, 2014 - Monday June 23, 2014
"AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR"
(X) "MIAMI QUALIFYING"
06/16/2014 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : American Ninja Warrior TRAVELS TO MIAMI FOR THE NEXT CITY QUALIFYING ROUND - Miami, Florida is the next stop for competitors to give it their all on the obstacle course. They will face all new obstacles the Dancing Stones, the Downhill Pipe Drop and the Mine Field. Miami is never short of fierce competition. Former Las Vegas Finalists Joyce Shahboz, Drew Drechsel and David "Flip" Rodriguez return. Wakeboard champions Rusty Malinoski and Shaun Murray compete as well as former professional Baseball player Rich Thompson. Two Olympians will attempt the Miami obstacles, Canoeist Fabien Lafevre and luger Preston Griffall. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja Biamila hosts as Jenn Brown co-hosts.
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
(X) "WEDNESDAY'S CHILD"
06/18/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : A MISSING BOY LEADS TO A SHOCKING CONFESSION AND A RACE TO SAVE HIS LIFE
Tom Moore (guest star John Benjamin Hickey) arrives home from a business trip to find his young son, Nicky (guest star Duncan Nicholson), missing from his bed. With a history of behavioral problems, the Cops suspect he wandered off alone, and the search becomes more urgent as the diabetic boy's insulin pump runs out. But the investigation leads to something more dangerous when a criminal couple (guest stars Rosanna Arquette and Mark Boone Junior), known for child endangerment and pornography, is spotted with Nicky. With a child's life on the line, the Cops try to turn one suspect against the other before it's too late. Meanwhile, a personal issue derails Sergeant Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) current course. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Also guest starring Jodie Markell (Lisa Moore), Josh Pais (Hank Abraham), Jessica Phillips (ADA Pippa Cox) and Bill Irwin (Dr. Peter Lindstrom).
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
(X) "DOWNLOADED CHILD"
06/18/2014 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : A TROUBLED YOUNG WOMAN TRYING TO PROTECT HER DAUGHTER IS CONFRONTED BY THE HARSH REALITY OF HER OWN CHILDHOOD
Single mom Jenny Aschler (guest star Meghann Fahy) is arrested for child endangerment. Not trusting anyone to take care of her young daughter Maddie (guest star Ella Anderson), she instead leaves her home alone for days. Jenny's fierce motherly instincts and fear of men leads Sergeant Benson (Mariska Hargitay) to suspect she may have been a victim of child abuse. With help from Dr. Lindstrom (guest star Bill Irwin), Jenny recovers deeply repressed memories of violence, rape and neglect. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro), Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins) and Raúl Esparza (Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Dean Winters (Detective Brian Cassidy) and Daniel Stewart Sherman (Gary Aschler).
(X) "TURN THE LIGHT OFF"
06/18/2014 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : THE INTELLIGENCE UNIT WORKS A CASE WHERE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS ARE MISSING, MEN MURDERED AND TWO DUELING GANGS ARE SUSPECT - Voight (Jason Beghe) and the team discover a massacre, eight million in cash stolen and two wounded men in a clearing house. During questioning, one guy, Perko (guest star Dusan Faeger), provides some intel that is key to the case and leads Antonio (Jon Seda) to realize that two gangs were involved. Burgess (Marina Squerciati) steps up to help the unit and prove herself to Voight. Meanwhile, a softer light is cast on Platt (guest star Amy Morton) when she enlists the help of Ruzek (Patrick Flueger). Jesse Lee Soffer, Sophia Bush, Elias Koteas, LaRoyce Hawkins and Archie Kao also star. Ian Bohen, Robert Ray Wisdom, Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Stella Maeve guest star.
(X) "THIS WASN'T SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN"
06/21/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Saturday) : GIBSON'S PLAN TAKES A SURPRISING TURN - Finley (Lance Gross) makes a heroic move while in the mansion with the kidnappers. Meanwhile, Beth Ann (Stevie Lynn Jones) ends up in further danger as a mystery person is determined to get Revenge against Gibson (Dermot Mulroney). Gillian Anderson, Rachael Taylor, Halston Sage, Max Schneider, Max Martini, Michael Beach also star. Adam Miller guest stars.
(X) "WORLD'S BEST DAD "
06/21/2014 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Saturday) : THE TABLES HAVE TURNED - Gibson (Dermot Mulroney) finds himself on a mission orchestrated by Beth Ann's (Stevie Lynn Jones) kidnapper, who insists Gibson publicly confess to his crimes at a ceremony with the President (guest star John Allen Nelson) and First Lady (guest star Melinda McGraw). Meanwhile, Ian (Max Schneider) receives a cryptic message that sends him and Amber (Halston Sage) on a dangerous mission. Elsewhere, Finley (Lance Gross) and Dunn (Rachael Taylor) attempt to stop a threat and stumble upon a shocking revelation. Gillian Anderson, Michael Beach and Joshua Erenberg star. Adam Miller guest stars.
"AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR"
(X) "DALLAS QUALIFYING"
06/22/2014 (07:00PM - 09:00PM) (Sunday) : 'AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR' PRESENTS THE DALLAS QUALIFYING ROUND WHERE COMPETITORS WILL FACE THREE NEVER BEFORE SEEN OBSTACLES - "American Ninja Warrior" travels to Dallas, Texas where competitors tackle ten obstacles including the brand new Tilting Table, Ring Toss and Swinging Frames. Olympic gymnast Johnny Horton and Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn will compete along with "American Ninja Warrior" veteran Brent Steffenson. Kacy Catanzaro, girlfriend of Steffenson, returns as one of the strongest women in the competition. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja Biamila host as Jenn Brown co-hosts.
"AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR"
(X) "DENVER QUALIFYING"
06/23/2014 (09:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : DENVER HOSTS THE FINAL CITY QUALIFYING ROUND FOR American Ninja Warrior - The qualifying rounds conclude in Denver, Colorado where competitors tackle two never before seen obstacles, the Cat Grab and Doorknob Grasper. This round will be the last opportunity to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the cash prize of $500,000. The show's most notable competitor, Brian Arnold, returns to the course. MMA fighter Michelle Waterson competes along with Harlem Globetrotter Bull Bullard and BMX champion Morgan Wade. Also tackling the course is Drew Manning, author of the New York Times best seller "Fit2Fat2Fit." Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series will vie for the title "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja Biamila hosts as Jenn Brown co-hosts.
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