NBC repurposing Fall shows on cable, "Heroes" off Sci-Fi

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from the futon critic

By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC) 
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBC will once again lean on its
cable siblings - Bravo, Sci Fi and USA - to give viewers a second
chance to see its fall newcomers.

This year however the Peacock has upped the ante by scheduling weekly
encores of its two new Universal Media Studios-produced series -
"Bionic Woman" and "Life."


the Sunday night/Monday morning after its original Wednesday,

In addition, USA and Bravo will air special blocks on Saturday,
October 6 and Sunday, October 7, respectively (all times EST):

Saturday, October 6 on USA

Sunday, October 7 on Bravo

Plus, look for additional pilot rebroadcasts of "Chuck" (Sunday,

And if that wasn't enough, returning series "30 Rock" and "Friday
Night Lights" will both be featured during mini-marathons on Bravo.

Six select episodes of "Rock" (103, 108, 112-115) will replay on

of "Lights" (101, 104, 108, 115-122) will be featured on Friday,

premiere on NBC later that night.

Confused? As always, you can visit the listings pages for "30 Rock",
"Friday Night Lights", "Chuck", "Journeyman", "Life" and "Bionic
Woman" for a chronological listing of the replays.

And finally, as for "Heroes," the network isn't planning to regularly

the first several weeks however, NBC itself will rebroadcast the show
on Saturday nights.
Wow, they're going to have to rethink these plans when Chuck and
Journeyman bomb even moreseo if Bionic Woman really does turn out to
be incredibly troubled.  Quick substitute for Chuck and/or Journeyman:
the first two seasons of Eureka.

  -- Rob