NBC Sets 2011-12 Premiere Dates

Returning drama "Parenthood" will open the fall season on Sept. 13, with "The Playboy Club" set for Sept. 19.
"The Playboy Club"

NBC has set its 2011-12 premiere dates and will kickoff the season on Tuesday, Sept. 13 with new episodes of returning drama Parenthood.

The network's new Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudloph comedy Up All Night will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10 p.m., followed by Free Agents, starring Hank Azaria.

The Playboy Club with Amber Heard will bow Monday, Sept. 19, at 10 p.m. after The Sing-Off.

The network's Thursday night comedy block will return Thursday, Sept. 22 with Community at 8 p.m. followed by Parks and Recreation, The Office and rookie Whitney leading in to the Maria Bello drama Prime Suspect.

Check out the full lineup below; new series in all caps.

Thursday, September 8
8-8:30 p.m.      NFL Kickoff Special 2011 (regular season)
8:30-11 p.m.    Sunday Night Football (regular season)

Sunday, September 11
7-8 p.m.           Football Night in America (regular season)
8-11:30 p.m.    Sunday Night Football

Tuesday, September 13
10-11 p.m.       Parenthood    

Wednesday, September 14
8-10 p.m.         America’s Got Talent (season finale)   
10-10:30 p.m.  UP ALL NIGHT            
10:30-11 p.m.  FREE AGENTS

Monday, September 19
8-10 p.m.         The Sing-Off          
10-11 p.m.       THE PLAYBOY CLUB

Tuesday, September 20
8-10 p.m.         The Biggest Loser

Wednesday, September 21
8-8:30 p.m.      UP ALL NIGHT (regular time period debut with original episode)
8:30-9 p.m.      FREE AGENTS (regular time period debut with original episode)
9-10 p.m.         Harry’s Law  
10-11 p.m.       Law & Order: Special Victims Unit   

Thursday, September 22
8-8:30 p.m.    Community                     
8:30-9 p.m.    Parks and Recreation                          
9-9:30 p.m.    The Office                    
9:30-10 p.m.   WHITNEY                 
10-11 p.m.     PRIME SUSPECT          

Friday, September 23
9-11 p.m.         Dateline NBC

Friday, October 21
8-9 p.m.           Chuck
9-10 p.m.         GRIMM
10-11 p.m.       Dateline NBC

Saturday, September 24
8-9 p.m.           Harry’s Law (Repeat)
9-10 p.m.         Prime Suspect (Repeat)                                   
10-11 p.m.       Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Repeat)     

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