NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE - Sunday October 11, 2015 - Saturday October 17, 2015 By Bradley Adams (September 25, 2015, 7:52 pm)
Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, The Blacklist, Heroes Reborn, The Mysteries of Laura, Blindspot, Truth Be Told, The Player
NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE - Sunday October 11, 2015 - Saturday October 17, 2015
"FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA"
10/11/2015 (07:00PM - 08:20PM) (Sunday) :
"NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL"
"SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS AT NEW YORK GIANTS"
10/11/2015 (08:20PM - 11:30PM) (Sunday) :
"THE BATTLES PREMIERE"
10/12/2015 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) : THE COACHES ENLIST FELLOW MUSICIANS BRAD PAISLEY, JOHN FOGERTY, MISSY ELLIOT AND SELENA GOMEZ TO PREPARE THEIR ARTISTS FOR THE BATTLE ROUNDS-The "battle rounds" begin and the coaches enlist the help of the music industry's top recording artists to offer their knowledge and skills as advisors. Adam Levine teams up with John Fogerty, Blake Shelton with Brad Paisley, Gwen Stefani with Selena Gomez, and Pharrell Williams with Missy Elliot. In this phase, the coaches pit two of their own team members against each other in a dueling duet. After the vocal face-off, each coach must choose which artist from their team is the strongest, and has the option of stealing losing artists from an opposing coach. Each coach has two steals during the battle rounds where their artists will proceed to the knockout rounds. Carson Daly ("TODAY Show") hosts.
"BONE MAY ROT"
10/12/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : THE TEAM RACES TO CONTAIN A VOLATILE SITUATION AT THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL.
Patterson (Ashley Johnson) and her puzzle-expert boyfriend, David, (guest star Joe Dinicol) decode a tattoo clue that sends the team to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). While at the CDC, the team discovers a hidden message on Jane's body that uncovers a plot that could have catastrophic global consequences. Meanwhile, Jane (Jaimie Alexander) and Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) grow closer. Also starring Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza and Ukweli Roach. Guest starring Michael Gaston, Natalie Thomas and Paul Fitzgerald.
"BEST TIME EVER WITH NEIL PATRICK HARRIS"
10/13/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Tuesday) : Five Emmy Awards and a Tony Award make multi-talented Neil Patrick Harris the perfect star for this live one-hour show that is unlike any other on American television. Anything can happen on "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," which will feature appearances by A-list stars, stunts, comedy skits, incredible performances, mini game shows, audience giveaways and hidden camera pranks. Based on the wildly popular British hit "Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway," this genre-busting format and its fearless star will make for one of the best nights ever on TV, week after week.
"THE BATTLES PREMIERE, PART 2"
10/13/2015 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : THE BATTLES CONTINUE- THE COACHES ENLIST FELLOW MUSICIANS BRAD PAISLEY, JOHN FOGERTY, MISSY ELLIOT AND SELENA GOMEZ TO PREPARE THEIR ARTISTS- The "battle rounds" continue and the coaches enlist the help of the music industry's top recording artists to offer their knowledge and skills as advisers. Adam Levine teams up with John Fogerty, Blake Shelton with Brad Paisley, Gwen Stefani with Selena Gomez and Pharrell Williams with Missy Elliot. In this phase, the coaches pit two of their own team members against each other in a dueling duet. After the vocal face-off, each coach must choose which artist from their team is the strongest, and has the option of stealing losing artists from an opposing coach. Each coach has two steals during the battle rounds where their artists will proceed to the knockout rounds. Carson Daly ("TODAY Show") hosts.
"LET IT BURN"
10/13/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : SHAKEUPS STIR THINGS UP AT FIREHOUSE 51 ON THE SEASON FOUR PREMIERE-STEVEN R. MCQUEEN AND BRIAN WHITE GUEST STAR¬-Lt. Casey (Jesse Spencer), who is at the center of an undercover operation to bring down a trafficking ring run out of Nesbitt's (guest star Eric Mabius) strip club, finds himself in very dangerous territory. Meanwhile, as a result of the high turnover rate on squad, Severide (Taylor Kinney) gets a rude awakening when Capt. Dallas Patterson (guest star Brian White) is brought in, much to Boden's (Eamonn Walker) dismay. Dawson (Monica Raymund) confirms her suspicions that her life is about to change forever and Jimmy Borrelli (guest star Steven R. McQueen), the new candidate, makes an unusual first impression. Elsewhere, citizens of Chicago band together to take charge of their neighborhood in protest of a drug den in their area, resulting in ramifications that severely hinder members of Firehouse 51, who are called to the scene to battle a blazing fire. Kara Killmer, Dora Madison, David Eigenberg, Yuri Sardarov, Joe Minoso and Christian Stolte also star. Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Nick Gehlfuss, Rachel Nichols, Andy Ahrens and Fredric Lehne also guest star.
"THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA"
"THE MYSTERY OF THE CONVICT MENTOR"
10/14/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : When two convicted killers break out of a maximum security prison, Laura (Debra Messing) and team join the manhunt, but their loyalties are called into question, since one of the escapees is their former captain. The cast also includes Josh Lucas, Laz Alonso, Janina Gavankar, Max Jenkins and Callie Thorne. Enrico Colontoni guest stars.
"LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
10/14/2015 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Wednesday) :
"ACTUAL PHYSICAL VIOLENCE"
10/14/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : A MEMBER OF THE TEAM IS HELD HOSTAGE BY A MAN DESPERATE TO FIND HIS MISSING DAUGHTER. - While Platt (Amy Morton) tries to manage a chaotic desk area, a man struggling to get her attention takes a drastic action and demands that the unit find his missing daughter. At the same time, Commander Fischer (guest star Kevin J. O'Connor) informs Voight (Jason Beghe) that Bunny (guest star Markie Post) is bringing up new accusations on a case from his past. Lindsay (Sophia Bush) urges her mother to fix the situation. Meanwhile, Antonio (Jon Seda) is shocked to learn a secret Olinksy (Elias Koteas) has been keeping. Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati, LaRoyce Hawkins and Brian Geraghty also star. Guest starring Oliver Platt, Nick Gehlfuss, Samuel Hunt and Madison McLaughlin.
TV-14 D, L, V
"THE LION'S DEN"
10/15/2015 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) : THE TRUTH WILL THREATEN RELATIONSHIPS -- DYLAN BRUCE AND PRUITT TAYLOR VINCE GUEST STAR - Noah Bennet (Jack Coleman) and Quentin (Henry Zebrowski) take on Renautas while Miko's plan to retrieve her sword may land her in trouble. Malina's (Danika Yarosh) journey bring her closer to the truth. Elsewhere, Luke (Zachary Levi) returns home to confront his past and the authorities close in on Tommy (Robbie Kay). Meanwhile, Carlos (Ryan Guzman) may have found an unexpected ally and Erica (Rya Khilstedt) solidifies her plans. Judi Shekoni and Gatlin Green also star. Eve Harlow, Cle Bennett, Lucius Hoyos, Toru Uchikado, and Nazneen Contractor also guest star.
10/15/2015 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Thursday) : Red (James Spader) and Liz (Megan Boone) take a detour towards the Midwest as part of their mission to exonerate Liz and defeat the Cabal. Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff), Samar (Mozhan Marno) and Aram (Amir Arison) continue to track the fugitives and in the process stumble upon what could become a global food crisis. Meanwhile, Cooper turns to an unlikely ally. Hisham Tawfiq and Ryan Eggold also star.
TV-14 L, V
"THE BIG BLIND"
10/15/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : KANE INTERFERES WITH THE LAW IN ORDER TO PROTECT A FRIEND- ERIC ROBERTS GUEST STARS- Detective Brown (Damon Gupton) uncovers the truth about a hit man and in turn arrests Alex's (Philip Winchester) client. Alex continues to look for clues regarding Ginny's (guest star Daisy Betts) murder with the help of Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes), but Cassandra (Charity Wakefield) is one step ahead of them with her own agenda. Carmine Giovinazzo, Nikki Deloach and Nick Wechsler also guest star.
10/16/2015 (08:00PM - 08:30PM) (Friday) :
"TRUTH BE TOLD"
10/16/2015 (08:30PM - 09:00PM) (Friday) : MITCH AND TRACY DESPERATELY SEARCH FOR A SITTER SO THEY CAN GO TO A JAY-Z CONCERT WITH RUSSELL AND ANGIE IN THE SERIES PREMIERE-Angie's (Bresha Webb) ex-boyfriend hooks her up with four tickets to the Jay-Z concert. Her husband, Russell (Tone Bell), is wary, but her best friends Mitch (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) and Tracy (Vanessa Lachey) are thrilled with the opportunity to have a fun night out. But first, Tracy and Mitch have to scramble to find a babysitter for their daughter. Mitch fears Kimberly (guest star Antonimar Murphy), the leading candidate, is too attractive. Meanwhile, Russell voices an even bigger concern about the babysitter.