ABC, CBS, and CW have all revealed their updated midseason lineups, so today it was NBC's turn. The highlights of the announcement include the final episode of the long-running ER, the debut of the awesome-looking drama Kings, and the premiere of Medium's latest season.
ER will wrap up its 15th and final season on March 12, and NBC is sending it off with a bang. The award-winning medical drama will be treated to a two-hour finale from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
ER's final episode will mark the end of one TV legend but will also signal the possible beginning of another. Kings will debut with a two-hour event on March 19, and we're jazzed. The drama, which made quite an impression when it was previewed at Comic-Con, is a retelling of the story of David and Goliath set during an alternate history. Plus it stars Deadwood's Ian McShane, so it has to be watchable.
Medium joins NBC's Monday-night block February 2, which also happens to be the same day Chuck and Heroes return from winter break. The day will also signify the launch of Heroes' next chapter, "Fugitives."
Other highlights include the March 1 return of The Apprentice (which was promoted to two-hour episodes each week) and a special one-hour The Office following the Super Bowl on February 1.
Also of note is the reduction of Knight Rider's season by five episodes. According to EW.com, low ratings have forced NBC to snip off some KITT and air a season finale on February 25.
Woo-hoo! Kings! Mark your calendars now, because it looks like a good one!