UGH! First Community wasn't set to premiere until October 19 and now Happy Endings won't start until October 23. Why are you doing this to us, Mickey Mouse? (Mickey Mouse is the head of programming for all of the Disney-ABC Television Group, right?) This gives them only a week before they have to follow up their classic Halloween episode from last season. Other things of note: Modern Family is set to premiere on September 26, assuming the show has working actors. It will be followed by The Neighbors, which will move to its 8:30 slot a few weeks later to make way for Suburgatory's October 17 premiere. [...]
NBC did it last week, and now it's Fox's turn to unveil their fall premiere schedule. Fox isn't taking as many big chances with their fall lineup schedule, nor are they spreading things out across three months like NBC. But they are holding the premiere of The Cleveland Show until October 7th, which I'm sure will upset at least some people. In any case, here are the full details:
Last night saw the midseason break returns of Parks and Recreation, The Office, and Up All Night, as well as the season premiere of the sorely missed 30 Rock. It…was good. Very good, in fact, but not great, because Community was absent, and will be until some undetermined time in the spring.
So: you’ve got two hours of scheduling (8-10 p.m. EST), room enough for four shows, but what about Community? Where will it go when it returns? It’s been a problem that’s plagued NBC for years, through pretty much everything has plagued NBC since Friends went off the air. All they’re missing is a literal plague. Below are [...]