NBC spices up November with a variety of programs that include the 19th season premiere of Law & Order, holiday-themed episodes, an accent on Green Week, Rosie Live starring Rosie O'Donnell, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the 200th episode of Deal or No Deal and a salute to the '80s on The Biggest Loser.
In addition, NBC provides a bounty of marquee guest stars that includes: Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Martin, Mary Tyler Moore, Megan Mullally, Will Arnett and a cast reunion of NBC's Night Court (all on 30 Rock); Amy Ryan (The Office), Anthony Edwards, Courtney B. Vance, (both on ER); Jane Seymour, Jason Priestley (both on My Name Is Earl); Tony Hawk, Kobe Bryant (both on Deal or No Deal); Jessie McCartney, Big Boi (both on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit); Jordana Brewster, Tony Hale (both on Chuck); Rosie Perez, Vanessa Marcil, Rosanna Arquette, Tiki Barber, James Blake, David Lee, Amani Toomer (all on Lipstick Jungle); Erik Estrada (Life); Jerry Rice, Steve Young and Rocco DiSpirito (all on The Biggest Loser).
Law & Order, the longest-running crime series and the second-longest-running drama series in the history of television, enters its 19th season when it premieres on Wednesday, November 5 (10-11:00 p.m. ET).
On Thursday, October 30, viewers will be treated to special Halloween episodes of My Name Is Earl (8-8:30 p.m. ET), The Office (9-9:30 p.m. ET) and ER (10-11 p.m. ET). Additionally, a Halloween-themed episode of Knight Rider (8-9 p.m. ET) airs the following week on Wednesday, November 5.
Thanksgiving-themed episodes (all times ET) of Deal or No Deal (8-9 p.m.) begin on Friday, November 21 followed by Chuck (8-9 p.m.) and My Own Worst Enemy (10 -11 p.m.) on Monday, November 24, and The Biggest Loser (8-10 p.m.) on Tuesday, November 25. A new special with Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie Live (9-10 p.m.), will air on Wednesday, November 26 followed by part-two of the special Thanksgiving-themed Deal or No Deal (10-11 p.m.). The traditional holiday favorites Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (9 a.m.-12 noon) and The National Dog Show Presented by Purina (12 noon-2 p.m.) kick off Thanksgiving morning on Thursday, November 27.
Deal or No Deal celebrates its 200th episode on Monday, November 3 (8-9 p.m. ET). Beginning on Monday, November 10 guest star Jordana Brewster joins the cast of Chuck (8-9 p.m. ET) for a three-episode story arc playing Chuck's ex-girlfriend. Also, on Thursday, November 20 on My Name Is Earl (8-8:30 p.m. ET), a series of tornadoes twist through Camden County, which is the least of Earl's problem when he loses his list.
In addition, during NBC Universal's "Green Is Universal" week -- beginning on Sunday, November 16 -- several shows touch on eco-friendly elements starting Monday, November 17 with My Own Worst Enemy (10-11 p.m. ET), Wednesday, November 19 with Knight Rider (8-9 p.m ET.), Life (9-10 p.m. ET) and Law & Order (10-11 p.m. ET) and Friday, November 21 with Lipstick Jungle(10-11 p.m. ET).