NBC has unveiled programming for its all-important Fall season, announcing new medical action-dramas, Trauma and Mercy, the one-hour dramedy Parenthood, starring Peter Krause and Maura Tierney, and, for February, the apocalyptic series Day One.
In comedy, 100 Questions for Charlotte Payne and Community featuring Chevy Chase and Joel McHale received orders. Southland and Parks and Recreation, starring Amy Poehler, received 13-episode orders. Parks was the comedy rushed in to replace Kath & Kim.
Heroes also received a pickup.
UPDATED: Patricia Arquette’s Medium, although initially reported as receiving a pickup on Sunday morning, is expected, but not confirmed. An exact order for episodes is still to be announced.
The network postponed the verdict two of its remaining series, Chuck and veteran Law & Order.
Kath and Kim still has no clarity and there were no surprise saves for Life or My Name Is Earl.
Among the pilots still in contention are the new dramas from David E. Kelley and Dick Wolf.
Previously announced series pickups include The Office, 30 Rock, The Biggest Loser, The Celebrity Apprentice, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Friday Night Lights, and new reality series series The Marriage Ref, Breakthrough With Tony Robbins and Who Do You Think You Are?