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NBC 2012-2013 Primetime Schedule Moves Community To Fridays With Whitney

After a flood of renewals and cancellations, we now have our first look at what the fall will look like for network TV, at least as far as NBC is concerned. Added to the line-up are new dramas Revolution and Chicago Fire, along with comedies Go On and The New Normal. There's also a pretty major scheduling change for Community that doesn't look good.

We celebrated word that Community would be back for a fourth season. While the show will live on, it will do so on Friday nights. To make matters worse, it's been paired with Whitney, which I don't see helping it. It's also next to Grimm, which is a drama well worth watching, so that might help, but I think it would've been preferable to see the Thursday night comedy block extended by an hour, with Community set up at ten after Parks and Rec. On the bright side, it's no longer up against The Big Bang Theory… and Joel McHale's back on Friday nights… so there's that…right?

Here's the line-up per NBC's announcement today...

MONDAY?8/7c The Voice?10 pm REVOLUTIONTUESDAY?8 pm The Voice?9 pm GO ON?9:30 pm THE NEW NORMAL?10 pm ParenthoodWEDNESDAY?8 pm ANIMAL PRACTICE?8:30 pm GUYS WITH KIDS?9 pm Law & Order: Special Victims Unit?10 pm CHICAGO FIRETHURSDAY?8 pm 30 Rock?8:30 pm Up All Night?9 pm The Office?9:30 pm Parks and Recreation?10 pm Rock Center with Brian WilliamsFRIDAY?8 pm Whitney?8:30 pm Community?9 pm Grimm?10-11 pm Dateline NBCSATURDAY?Encore programmingSUNDAY?7 pm Football Night in America?8:15 pm NBC Sunday Night FootballSUNDAY (Post-football/Winter 2013)?7 pm Dateline NBC?8 pmFashion Star?9 pm The Celebrity Apprentice?10 pm DO NO HARM

Missing from the list (because they were cancelled): Are You There, Chelsea?, Awake, Bent, Best Friends Forever, Chuck, Free Agents, Harry’s Law, The Playboy Club, Prime Suspect and The Firm.

Via TVLine, Smash is reportedly being held for midseason.

Also coming to NBC for the 2012-2013 season at some point:

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