The network will take advantage of the London Olympics, using the sports coverage to premiere two of its new comedies commercial-free. Matthew Perry's Go On will debut on Wednesday, August 8, while Animal Practice is set to air on August 12 following the closing ceremonies.
Meanwhile, the military-based reality series Stars Earn Stripes will premiere on August 13 at 8pm, followed by the return of Grimm at 10pm.
September 5 will see its American Football programming kick off again, including the NFL Kickoff Special 2012 and Sunday Night Football.
On September 10, The Voice will begin its first fall season with a two-hour premiere starting at 8pm.
Ryan Murphy's The New Normal will debut on Tuesday, September 11 at 9.30pm, following the time-slot premiere of Go On. Parenthood will return at 10pm.
Wednesday, September 12 sees the premiere of Guys with Kids at 10pm, while Grimm makes its time-slot premiere on Friday, September 14 at 9pm.
The sci-fi drama Revolution from JJ Abrams will debut on September 17 at 10pm. On Thursday, September 20, the NBC comedies make their return with back-to-back new episodes of Up All Night, The Office and Parks and Recreation.
The full NBC fall schedule, including returning shows and new programming, can be seen below. (New shows are in caps)
Wednesday, August 8
GO ON (sneak peek following Olympic Games coverage)
Sunday, August 12
ANIMAL PRACTICE (sneak peek following Olympic Games Closing Ceremonies)
Monday, August 13
8-10pm STARS EARN STRIPES (two-hour premiere)
Wednesday, September 5
7.30-8.30pm NFL Kickoff Special 2012 (regular season)
8:30-11pm Sunday Night Football (regular season)
Sunday, September 9
7-8.15pm Football Night in America (regular day and time)
8.15-11pm Sunday Night Football (regular day and time)
Monday, September 10
8-10pm The Voice
Tuesday, September 11
9-9.30pm GO ON (time period premiere)
9.30-10pmTHE NEW NORMAL
Wednesday, September 12
10-10.30pm GUYS WITH KIDS (sneak peek after penultimate America's Got Talent)
Friday, September 14
9-10pm Grimm (time period premiere)
Monday, September 17
Thursday, September 20
8.30-9pm Up All Night
9-9.30pm The Office
9.30-10pm Parks and Recreation
Wednesday, September 26
8-8.30pm ANIMAL PRACTICE (time period premiere)
8.30-9pm GUYS WITH KIDS (time period premiere)
9-11pm Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (two-hour premiere)
Thursday, October 4
8-8.30pm 30 Rock
Wednesday, October 10
10-11pm CHICAGO FIRE
Friday, October 19