Latest network primetime schedule changes


Carat Programming’s Broadcast and Video Beat reports the sole remaining original episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy will now air on 1/10. The medical drama, which gets forced into strike-induced repeats, will move to Fridays at 8 p.m. The post-tornado and sole remaining original episode of Desperate Housewives will air this Sunday, 1/6.

For CBS, new series Welcome to the Captain (formerly known as The Captain) along with the third season premiere of The New Adventures of Old Christine will now premiere on Monday, 2/4 instead of the previously scheduled date of 1/28, which happens to be the night of the annual State of the Union address.

For Fox, the new reality series When Women Rule the World has been yanked from its midseason slate and will now launch at a later date. Prison Break returns to the schedule on Monday, 1/14 followed by the debut of Terminator: Sarah  Connor Chronicles at 9 p.m. (Sara Connor will actually have a two-night premiere on 1/13 and 14.

Prison Break’s season finale will take place on 2/18 and the two-hour Sara Connor Chronicles finale will air on 3/3. New drama New Amsterdam will have its official time period premiere on Monday, 3/10 at 9 p.m. preceded by repeats of House which air at 8 p.m.

New drama Canterbury’s Law, will debut on Monday 4/14. New comedy The Return of Jezebel James will get a post-Idol sneak peek on Wednesday, 3/12 and will air on Friday nights as of 3/14 at 8:30 p.m. behind Til Death which also returns that night.

| See the updated January/February primetime grid and production status report here |