NBC is once again changing around its summer lineup.
The network is separating late summer series Mr. Robinson and The Carmichael Show, both six-episode, half-hour comedies. Mr. Robinson will air back-to-back episodes for three weeks from 9-10 p.m., beginning Wednesday, Aug. 5; The Carmichael Show will follow the same pattern, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 26.
In a release, the network said the switch was a way of “giving audiences a chance to fully engage” with the new summer comedies, as well as giving them America’s Got Talent as a lead-in for most of the nights.
The moves come less than two weeks after NBC exiled struggling dramas Aquarius and Hannibal from Thursdays to Saturdays — an announcement that came less than three weeks after NBC renewed Aquarius for a second season. Hannibal had already been cancelled.