Preview NBC's Debra Messing Starrer 'Smash,' 'Whitney' and 'Awake'

Two of the shows may already have launches, but it's never too early to check out Awake, which has yet to set a debut.

Whitney, based on the comedy of Whitney Cummings, follows The Office at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday nights on NBC beginning this fall. Check out a clip: 

Smash, starring Debra Messing and Katharine McPhee, will receive a rich lead-in from The Voice during midseason on Monday nights. Check out two previews:

Awake, formerly REM, comes from Lone Star creator Kyle Killen and stars Jason Isaacs. No launch date yet, but it looks promising. Here are two clips: