NBC Gets Its (Other) Game On
The network announced Wednesday that it will roll out a new
As a result, veteran drama "Crossing Jordan" -- which was scheduled to fill the 8 p.m. Friday spot starting the 20th -- is being nudged aside for now. Its premiere date hasn't been rescheduled yet.
"This entertaining game is a proven winner from Europe that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats as the pressure builds with every question and the financial stakes grow higher," NBC Entertainment boss Kevin Reilly says. "The introduction of this new show also allows us the luxury of saving such a proven and versatile series as 'Crossing Jordan' for use later in the season."
The show originated in the Netherlands and has become a hit in several countries. It was brought to these shores by Endemol USA, which also produces "Deal or No Deal."