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NBC's New Schedule Kills Comedy Block, Causes Twitter Uproar

05/12/2014 04:54 pm ET | Updated May 13, 2014
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The next name on "The Blacklist": Thursday night comedy.

Sunday, May 11, NBC announced that it will add six new shows and move its hit series "The Blacklist" to Thursday night for the 2014-2015 season, thus ending the network's legendary two-hour comedy block, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition, the network announced that "Parenthood" and "Parks and Recreation" will both be headed into their final seasons, with "Parks and Rec" being held for mid-season.

The move brings an end to one of the great eras in television. Over the years, NBC's "Must See" Thursday night comedies have included shows such as "Seinfeld," "Friends," "Will & Grace" and "Fraiser."

The social media reaction was pretty much as one would expect:

Though, some do support the move:

"The Blacklist" will air after "The Voice" through November and move to Thursdays in February.

Check out NBC's fall 2014-15 schedule (via Entertainment Weekly):

Monday
8-10 p.m. — "The Voice"
10-11 p.m. — "The Blacklist" / "State of Affairs" (beginning Nov. 17)

Tuesday
8-9 p.m. — "The Voice"
9-9:30 p.m. — "Marry Me"
9:30-10 p.m. — "About a Boy"
10-11 p.m. — "Chicago Fire"

Wednesday
8-9 p.m. — "The Mysteries of Laura"
9-10 p.m. — "Law & Order: SVU"
10-11 p.m. — "Chicago P.D."

Thursday
8-9 p.m. — "The Biggest Loser"
9-9:30 p.m. — "Bad Judge" ("The Blacklist" beginning Feb. 5)
9:30-10 p.m. — "A To Z"
10-11 p.m. — "Parenthood"

Friday
8-9 p.m. — "Dateline NBC"
9-10 p.m. — "Grimm"
10-11 p.m. — "Constantine"

Saturday
8-11 p.m. — Encore programming

Sunday
7-8:20 p.m. — "Football Night in America"
8:20-11:30 p.m. — "NBC Sunday Night Football"

(All times ET)

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