NBC Announces Part of Their 2009/2010 Schedule! Should We Even Care?

carly-pope-1No not really, especially since the network decided to hold off the renewal announcement of its most buzzed about bubble show Chuck. Headlining the article today is Canadian actress Carly Pope. She will be appearing in the NBC “event series” called Day One. After the jump, previews for the 6 new NBC shows and my thoughts based on their promotional clips.

As previously mentioned in Saturday’s Entertainment Link-Off, the Chuck announcement won’t come until the May upfronts. Remember fellow Nerd Herders, send some nerds and watch Chuck vs. the Colonel tonight on NBC.com or at hulu. Several sources indicate that a Chuck renewal looks good, but it’s not a sure thing. It depends on the negotiations between WB and NBC and whether NBC can fit the show into it’s fall/winter lineup.

In the meantime, keep track of Ausiello’s Fall TV Cheat Sheet to stay up to date on the status of your favourite shows!

NBC has already renewed 30 Rock, The Biggest Loser (*headdesk), Celebrity Apprentice, Friday Night Lights (Yay!), Heroes (Really?), Law and Order: SVU, The Office, Parks and Recreation (it will always live in the shadow of The Office), Saturday Night Live (yawn), SNL Weekend Update Thursday (double yawn) and Southland. Joining these shows are the new comedies 100 questions and Community and the new dramas Day One, Mercy, Parenthood and Trauma.

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