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NBC's 2015-16 schedule emphasizes drama, shifts comedy to Fridays

NBC's 2015-16 schedule emphasizes drama, shifts comedy to Fridays

NBC's new fall schedule is betting big on drama — and backing away big-time from comedy. The new lineup announced Sunday morning includes some noteworthy bids on splashy new dramatic fare in the 10 p.m. hour, including "The Player," a Las Vegas thriller with Wesley Snipes, on Thursdays and "Blindspot," a crime drama from prolific producer Greg Berlanti, on Mondays. "Heartbreaker," a new medical drama, will get a berth after "The Voice" on Tuesdays. But the network is running away from comedies, after vowing a few seasons ago to rebuild its glory days in the genre. INTERACTIVE: Network TV Shuffle NBC in the fall will use comedy to...

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