Monday February 24
Our first Monday post-Olympics. All of our programming schedules return to normal. The Voice returns at 8:00pm for its 6th Season with a 2-hour edition featuring the Spring celebrity line-up of coaches Adam Levine, Usher, Shakira and Blake Shelton ready to welcome a new group of singers hoping to advance through the competition. The Blacklist is back at 10:00pm and an ancient artifact from Syria suddenly becomes an issue of national security. The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is followed by the debut of the new Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:37am with guests Amy Poehler and Vice President Joe Biden.
Tuesday February 25
The Blind Auditions continue on a 1-hour edition of The Voice from 8:00pm – 9:00pm as Adam Levine, Usher, Shakira and Blake Shelton work at selecting the best singers for their individual teams. The new sitcom About A Boy follows at 9:00pm, based upon the movie of the same name, tonight Will agrees to babysit Will but then gets an invite to a celebrity pool party hosted by rapper Lil Jon. Growing Up Fisher follows at 9:30pm and now that Mel has his guide dog Elvis by his side, he must reveal to one of his biggest legal clients that he is actually blind. Chicago Fire returns at 10:00pm with Severide letting the police investigators do their job in the search for his sister Katie. Meanwhile Shay gets an unusual tip from a couple of Chicago Blackhawk players. Late Night with Seth Meyers will have former NC State Quarterback, and Super Bowl victor Russell Wilson.
Wednesday February 26
The final day of the Nielsen February sweeps. We will move NBC’s Revolution and Law & Order: SVU over to WITN2 (MyTV) to air ACC Basketball: North Carolina at NC State beginning at 8:00pm on WITN (NBC). Over on WITN2 (MyTV) Revolution will air at 8:00pm with Charlie, Conner and Monroe facing danger in New Vegas after being captured trying to leave town with the gambling loot. Meanwhile Miles questions whether he can trust Neville and Jason in his battle with the Patriots. Law & Order: SVU at 9:00pm on WITN2 (MyTV) finds a comedian in the middle of a controversy after his disparaging remarks about women and rape lead to protests and then a woman assaulted by a couple of his fans. Chicago PD will be on WITN (NBC) following the basketball game as New York SVU agents Fin and Rollins pay a visit to the intelligence unit to try and track down and capture a serial rapist/murderer.
Thursday February 27
Community airs at 8:00pm with former student Jeff counseling Professor Duncan on how to go about seducing Britta. Parks & Recreation follows at 8:30pm as Leslie and Ben celebrate their 1-year anniversary. Sean Saves the World and The Michael J Fox Show have been cancelled, so we will now have episodes of Hollywood Game Night hosted by Jane Lynch for several weeks at 9:00pm. No hard feelings here as Sean Hayes, Don Cheadle and Christina Applegate jump on to the celebrity couches. Parenthood returns at 10:00pm with a new episode about the Braverman family.
Friday February 28
Dateline NBC with Lester Holt is scheduled at 8:00pm. Grimm returns at 9:00pm as the search for the scalp collecting serial killer continues while Monroe’s battles at home with his parents to accept Rosalee as his future bride. Meanwhile Captain Renard has to reach out to Adalind to keep her and the royal baby safe from Viktor. Hannibal then returns to the schedule at 10:00pm with Cynthia Nixon and Gillian Anderson guest-starring in the season premiere that finds Will still behind bars and fighting to prove his innocence.
Saturday March 1
We have a normal 2-hour Saturday Today scheduled this weekend. NBC Sports: Gymnastics will air from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. The SEC Basketball Doubleheader on WITN2 (MyTV) has Mississippi State at Missouri at 1:30pm and then Georgia at Arkansas tipping off around 3:45pm. NBC Golf: The Honda Classic will then air at 3:00pm on WITN (NBC). In prime time we head back our story comes from Chicago one more time this week with NHL Hockey: Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks at Soldier Fields from 8:00pm – 11:00pm. The stadium series continues with one more outdoor winter hockey game. Saturday Night Live is back at 11:30pm with a new, original live show with Jim Parsons and host and Beck providing musical entertainment.
Sunday March 2
ECU Coach Jeff Lebo is bumped up to 11:30am as we have another hockey game with NHL Hockey: Philadelphia Flyers at Washington Capitals from 12:00noon – 3:00pm. The final round of NBC Golf: Honda Classic then airs from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Dateline NBC will air 2-hour editions for two weeks (new Sunday night line-up debuts on March 16th) beginning at 7:00pm. A repeat edition of The Voice – Season 6 Premiere will then air from 9:00pm – 11:08pm to be followed by a 22-minute edition of WITN News. Our WITN Sunday Movie: Unfaithful will air on WITN2 (MyTV) from 8:00pm – 10:30pm. This film stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane as a middle-age couple in which the husband discovers that his wife has been journeying into the city for a steamy affair with a mysterious man of French descent.
Monday March 3
The “Blind Auditions” continue on The Voice airing from 8:00pm – 10:00pm. Celebrity coaches Adam Levine, Usher, Shakira and Blake Shelton will listen intently for those qualities that signal a winner and then hit the button to turn the chair and invite the singer to join that coach’s team. The Blacklist will follow at 10:00pm and after a prominent prosecutor is found after going missing for 12 years, Red is convinced that the kidnapping was the work of “The Judge”, a mysterious woman rumored to run an underground criminal appeals system that punishes those that wrongly accuse and punish innocent victims.
Tuesday March 4
ACC Basketball: Miami at Clemson will air from 8:00pm – 10:00pm on WITN2 (MyTV). We have another 1-hour edition of The Voice airing from 8:00pm – 9:00pm with the continuation of the “Blind Auditions” as our four celebrity coaches acquire and start to coach their teams, About A Boy follows at 9:00pm and despite his best efforts to arrange a boys night out with Andy, Will finds himself instead continuing to bond with young Marcus. Growing Up Fisher follows at 9:30pm and now that the parents are officially separated, Mel and Henri find themselves arranging dates at the same time with a mother-daughter duo. Meanwhile Henri’s newly single mother ends up double-dating with his sister. Chicago Fire then airs at 10:00pm as Severide continues to get frustrated with the police investigation while the entire firehouse gets involved in saving a girl trapped inside a donation bin.
Wednesday March 5
Revolution is back on WITN and it is an amazing occurrence when Aaron awakens to find himself in a world of with power and married to Priscilla and running his company and when he doesn’t feel that things are not quirt right, familiar faces start to appear. Law & Order: SVU then airs at 9:00pm and when a highly recruited football player from Georgia goes missing in New York City his uncle turns to his friend, Detective Rollins for help. Though committed to Georgia Tech, the young player had gone on a recruiting visit to Hudson University and ended up in jail, the victim of cruel hazing incident. Chicago PD then airs at 10:00pm as tension builds between Voight and Antonio as Internal Affairs continues to investigate a murder case that might involve Voight’s son.
Thursday March 6
We have Community at 8:00pm and after Dean Pelton invites a couple of developers to test out a new Social App at Greendale, it turns into all-out class warfare. Parks & Recreation then airs at 8:30pm with Leslie working to organize a big benefit concert to bring the towns of Pawnee and Eagleton together. Hollywood Game Night then airs from 9:00pm – 10:00pm with Jane Lynch welcoming two Game Night champions back to the stage with the hopes of winning a $25-thousand prize. Parenthood then airs at 10:00pm with several of the family trying to move on from relationships including Kristina starting a new adventure while Sarah passes on an appealing offer from Carl.
Friday March 7
Dateline NBC with Lester Holt airs from 8:00pm – 9:00pm. On Grimm at 9:00pm a horrible new predator arrives in town and targets a young couple that is friends with Sgt. Wu while across the world Adalind prepares for a special delivery. On Hannibal at 10:00pm the Bau team narrows in on the source of discarded bodies from a soupy crime scene in which one body washed downstream and turn up for Hannibal to examine.
Saturday March 8
We have another normal schedule for the morning. NBC Sports; Paralympics airs from 1:00pm- 2:00pm with the first of three telecasts from the Olympics held for physically challenged athletes. NBC Golf: Cadillac Championship has the World Golf Championship competition from Doral in Miami from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. In prime time we have a new version of Dateline NBC with the Dateline Saturday Night Mystery airing from 8:00pm - 10:00pm. That will be followed by a 1-hour edition of Saturday Night Live at 10:00pm with a cut-down version of an earlier show. Saturday Night Live at 11:30pm is full 90-minute new live episode with both host and musical guest still to be announced. Daylight Savings Time will begin in the overnight (Spring Forward – Lose 1 hour of sleep). We will delete 1st Look and the first episode of Open House: NYC on WITN and 2 Paid Half-Hours on WITN2 (MyTV) to switch to Daylight Savings Time.
Sunday March 9
We have ECU Coach Lebo airing at 11:30am once again as NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers is scheduled from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. We head back down to Doral at Miami for the final round of NBC Golf: Cadillac Championship from 3:00pm- 6:00pm. In prime time we have our last Sunday before the new line-up starts next week with Dateline NBC airing from 7:00pm- 9:00pm and then a repeat airing of Monday night’s The Voice from 9:00pm – 11:00pm.