'Community,' White House sitcom in new NBC lineup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is making room for "Community" on its midseason schedule, along with a new comedy set in the White House and a dating series produced by former "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria.

"Community," which saw its return delayed this season, will air at 8 p.m. EST Thursdays starting Feb. 7. The Joel McHale comedy will be followed by "Parks and Recreation," which moves to a new 8:30 p.m. time slot starting Jan. 17, NBC said Tuesday.

The sitcom "1600 Penn," starring Bill Pullman, Jenna Elfman and Josh Gad as the first family, will debut at 9:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10.

Longoria's "Ready for Love," billed by NBC as an "innovative and dramatic" relationship show, begins at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 31.

"Deception," a new murder mystery series starring Meagan Good, Victor Garber and Tate Donovan, will air at 10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7. Fall drama "Revolution," which goes on hiatus after November, will return at 10 p.m. Monday, March 25.

Also on NBC's 2013 schedule: "Betty White's Off Their Rockers," Jan. 8; "The Biggest Loser" with returning trainer Jillian Michaels, Jan. 6; "Smash" with guest star Jennifer Hudson, Feb. 5; "The Celebrity Apprentice," March 3; and "The Voice," with new judges Usher and Shakira, March 25.

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