Not burying the lede for this one: Community will return to NBC on Thursday, February 7th, at 8 p.m. I guess complaining about Canada getting something before AMERICA paid off after all.
In yet another case of an actor beating the network PR machine, Community star Yvette Nicole Brown tweeted that the long-delayed NBC comedy will finally premiere Thursday, February 7 in its old 8PM time period. More details as they become available. (Via)
The gift of Alison Brie coming back into our lives is the greatest week-early Valentine’s Day gift of them all, despite our girlfriends and wives arguments to the contrary.
UPDATE: here’s what NBC is planning on doing, via the Hollywood Reporter:
With second-year comedy Up All Night going on an extended hiatus from December to April/May to shift from a single-camera comedy to a multicam, Parks and Recreation will move up an hour to 8:30 p.m. starting Jan. 17.
Meanwhile, Smash will return Feb. 5 at 9 p.m., with rookie drama Deception (formerly Infamous) set for Jan. 7, comedy 1600 Penn bowing Jan. 10 and Eva Longoria’s unscripted series Ready for Love bowing March 31 and The Voice‘s fourth cycle kicking off March 25-26.