NBC's latest Jay Leno debacle — not to be confused with its previous Jay Leno debacles — has at least momentarily distracted everyone from the Peacock network's other woes.
Even if Jimmy Fallon is on deck to take over The Tonight Show, the earliest that will happen is a year from now. NBC has more pressing issues right now, starting with primetime.
Howard Stern, Mariska Hargitay
NBC giveth — and NBC taketh away. On Tuesday, the network announced season finale dates for scripted shows including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Parks and Recreation, and also announced the premiere date for the new season of America's Got Talent. The reality series will welcome new judges Heidi Klum and "Scary Spice" Mel B when it returns for Season 8 on Tuesday, June 4 at 8/7c.
Returning spring shows: Where we left off
Law & Order: SVU will wrap its 14th season with a special two-hour episode on Wednesday, May 22 at 9/8c. Parks and Recreation will close its fifth season on Thursday, May 2 at 9:30/8:30c. As previously announced, both comedies Whitney and The New Normal will...
Sasha Roiz and Claire Coffee
Did you enjoy Grimm's Wesen-butt-kicking return?
[Warning: The following contains spoilers from Grimm's "Face Off" episode. Proceed at your own risk.]
Lili Simmons, Antony Starr
Let's start, as all weekends must, with Friday. The latest news: CBS has changed its mind about moving the new Golden Boy to Fridays after its two-week Tuesday tryout. To confuse matters, a new episode of Golden Boy airs this Friday (9/8c), with rising-star Detective Clark once again facing threats from his nemesis Arroyo. But next week, the Boy is back on Tuesdays (10/9c), displacing Vegas, which remains on ice for the rest of the month. When it returns, Vegas will move to Fridays (9/8c), starting April 5. Place your cancellation bets now.
Silas Weir Mitchell and David Giuntoli
When NBC's Grimm returns for its spring premiere Friday at 9/8c, Nick (David Giuntoli) has just discovered that his girlfriend Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) has been seeing his boss Capt. Renard (Sasha Roiz) on the sly. And even though Nick is a Grimm, Renard is half Hexenbiest, which makes for quite a matchup in this world. While Grimms are known for trouncing Wesen, fans of the show know that Renard is known for his rage — shirtless rage that is.
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Check out this exclusive video of the cast discussing the origins of shirtless rage, hashtags and the evolution of Nick's unique Grimm skill. Continue reading for more scoop on Grimm's return:
Girl Rising, a documentary spotlighting the impact of education on underprivileged girls, held its world premiere Wednesday ahead of its groundbreaking, on-demand theatrical debut.
Held at New York's Paris Theatre, the premiere drew the likes of Girls star Allison Williams, Blue Bloods actress Sami Gayle, Grimm's Claire Coffee, Jeff Zucker, Lauren Bush Lauren, and journalists ...
Silas Weir Mitchell and Bree Turner
Smell that? That's Wesen love in the air!
Just in time for Valentine's Day, check out this uber-romantic walk down memory lane for Grimm's heartwarming almost-couple: Monroe and Rosalee, aka "MonRosalee."
Grimm fans can look forward to lots of action when the NBC fantasy procedural returns in March.
In particular, Portland's resident Grimm, Det. Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli), will finally confront Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz), the police captain who has reluctantly become the object of Nick's girlfriend Juliette's affection, thanks to a magical side effect of a potion.
Revolution and more NBC scoop from the TCA Winter TV previews
"It's going to be a powder keg," Roiz told critics at Grimm's winter TV previews on Sunday. Giuntoli added that in the "big, angry kerfuffle... he has a height advantage on me, but I have a rage advantage on him."
Sean Hayes could be returning full time to primetime next season. The Will & Grace alum has signed on to executive produce and star in a new NBC sitcom project from writer Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted).
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin
Lemon out ... for good.
The hour-long series finale of 30 Rock will air on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 8/7c, NBC announced Friday.
The same night, the network will premiere its new drama Do No Harm at 10/9c. The show is a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-esque medical drama starring Steven Pasquale as Dr. Jason Cole, a neurosurgeon whose sociopathic dark side emerges each night.