NBC January 2009 TV Schedule

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NBC has announced its January 2009 TV schedule.

The new series include “Superstars of Dance” (a new competition series showcasing the world’s best and most varied dancers), “Momma’s Boys” (a new alternative series from executive producer Ryan Seacrest) and “Howie Do It” (starring Howie Mandel of NBC’s “Deal or No Deal”).

We also get the returns of “The Biggest Loser: Couples” (January 6) and “Friday Night Lights” (January 16).

The new January program schedule grid follows (all times ET); new series are capitalized:

MONDAYS (beginning January 5)

8-10 p.m. — “SUPERSTARS OF DANCE“; premieres Sunday, January 4 (9-11 p.m.); season finale Monday, January 26 (8-9 p.m.)

10-11 p.m. – “MOMMA’S BOYS

(“Chuck” and “Heroes” return in February)

TUESDAYS (beginning January 6)

8-10 p.m. – “The Biggest Loser: Couples

10-11 p.m. — “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

TUESDAY (January 20)

10-11 p.m. – “Dateline NBC“: Presidential Inauguration Special (10-11 p.m. ET)

WEDNESDAYS (beginning January 7)

8-9 p.m. — “Knight Rider

9-10 p.m. – “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” encores (“Life” returns in February)

10-11 p.m. — “Law & Order

THURSDAYS (beginning January 8 )

8-8:30 p.m. – “My Name Is Earl

8:30-9 p.m. — “Kath & Kim

9:00-9:31 p.m. — “The Office

9:31-10 p.m. — “30 Rock

10-11 p.m. – “ER

FRIDAYS

8-9 p.m. — “HOWIE DO IT” (series premiere January 9)

9-10 p.m. – “Friday Night Lights” (beginning January 16)

10-11 p.m. — “Dateline NBC” (beginning December 5)

SATURDAYS (beginning January 10)

8-11 – “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” encores

SUNDAYS (January 4)

7-9 p.m. – “Saturday Night Live Sports Extra

9-11 p.m. – “SUPERSTARS OF DANCE” (premiere)

“Sunday — Event Specials”

8-11 p.m. – “THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS” (January 11)

9-11 p.m. – “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE FILM FESTIVAL” (January 18)

9-11 p.m. — THE LAST TEMPLAR — (January 25 and Monday, January 26)

6:15-10 p.m. — SUPER BOWL XLIII (February 1)