If you're wondering whether Lipstick Jungle or Knight Rider will earn a spot on your Fall TV viewing schedule, you won't have to wait till their TV premieres next week to find out. Both shows are premiering online today as part of an NBC plan to get shows into online viewers' hands early.
Lipstick and Knight Rider are just two of the shows NBC is premiering this way; Chuck, Life, and 30 Rock will also be up on NBC's website a week before their premiere dates. Hulu and Amazon Unbox are also getting early looks at some NBC shows.
I'm never sure whether an early online broadcast is a good move or just silly. On the one hand, it could help build buzz for shows if people who watch online like what they see. On the other, it has to cut into broadcast ratings, at least somewhat. Do you think you'll check out either show? To watch some scenes from the season premiere of Lipstick, just
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