NBC's New Fall Lineup: Watch Clips of 'Playboy,' Chelsea Handler, and More

By Kevin Fallon

NBC announced its fall TV schedule over the weekend and did us the service of posting video clips of 12 new shows it picked up to series. Among the pickups: the American adaptation of Prime Suspect, with Maria Bello stepping into Helen Mirren's role; Up All Night, a comedy of errors about parenthood starring Christina Applegate, Will Arnett, and Maya Rudolph; and Free Agents, a single-cam workplace comedy starring Hank Azaria and the ready-to-breakout-in-a-big-way Kathryn Hahn.

Of all the the two-minuteish clips, these are three promos that grabbed us the most.

The Playboy Club: Could this be NBC's attempt to fill the void left by a delayed-until-winter Mad Men? Possibly—and at first look it seems promising. Set at the Chicago Playboy club in the 1960s, Eddie Cibrian looks appropriately greasy as the male lead and Laura Benanti couldn't be more radiant as the original Bunny:

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