On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 93.1 FM Green Bay, WI 93.5 FM Fox Valley

Weather

Current Conditions(Appleton,WI 54914)

More Weather »
52° Feels Like: 52°
Wind: WNW 9 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 74°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 56°

Tomorrow

PM Thunderstorms 77°

Alerts

Saying Goodbye to NBC's Thursday Night Comedy Block

By Brendon McCullin, Hollywood Staff

Next fall, NBC will air The Biggest Loser to its Thursday night lineup, giving it the 8 PM slot. Once football season ends, the network will put its only true hit from this season, The Blacklist, at the 9 PM slot on Thursday. Why is any of that news? Because it means that for one of the few times since 1983, NBC will not air a block of sitcoms during the 8 - 10 PM timeslots.

NBC's Thursday nights has been the home to some of the biggest hits and most influential sitcoms in history, and while the network's programming strategy might make business sense it's hard not to feel a little sad at the end of what became one of the medium's few constants.

Comments