Fall TV Preview

Fall Preview: Check Out Playboy Club, Grimm, Smash and 8 Other New NBC Shows

In addition to the tried-and-true Chuck Bartowski, Benson and Stabler, Jeff Winger, and the Braverman bunch, NBC’s schedule for the 2011-12 TV season (detailed here) also features a bevy of Playboy bunnies, the return of Christina Applegate, two sitcoms based on today’s hot comediennes, and a fantastical fairy tale-flavored drama.

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So, until fall ultimately rolls around, here are sneak peeks at 11 of NBC’s new series. Take a look and tell us what you think!

The Playboy Club, with Eddie Cibrian, Amber Heard, David Krumholtz (Mondays at 10 pm)

Up All Night, with Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph (Wednesdays at 8 pm)

Free Agents, with Hank Azaria, Kathryn Hahn and Anthony Head (Wednesdays at 8:30)

Whitney, starring comedienne Whitney Cummings (Thursdays at 9:30 pm)

Prime Suspect, with Maria Bello, Aiden Quinn, Kirk Acevedo (Thursdays at 10 pm)

Grimm, with David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz (Fridays at 9 pm)


Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea, starring Laura Prepon

Awake, starring Jason Isaacs

Bent, starring Amanda Peet


Smash, starring Debra Messing and Katharine McPhee

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