NBC announced its fall series premiere dates including a three-hour event for the return of "Heroes" and an earlier-than-expected premiere for new reality competition series "America's Toughest Jobs."

Below are the newly announced NBC premiere dates.

Friday, Sept. 12
"America's Toughest Jobs," series premiere (8-10 p.m.); returns on Sept. 19
(8-9 p.m.) for five weeks, then resumes from 9-10 p.m. on Oct. 24

Monday, Sept. 22
"Heroes" clip show (8-9 p.m.); season premiere (9-11 p.m.)

Tuesday, Sept. 23
"Law & Order: SVU" (10-11 p.m.)

Wednesday, Sept. 24
"Knight Rider" (8-9 p.m.)
"Lipstick Jungle (10-11 p.m.)

Thursday, Sept. 25
"My Name Is Earl" -- one-hour premiere (8-9 p.m.)
"The Office" -- one-hour premiere (9-10 p.m.)
"ER" (10-11 p.m.)

Monday, Sept. 29
"Chuck" (8-9 p.m.)
"My Own Worst Enemy" (10-11 p.m.)

Friday, Oct. 3
"Life" (10-11 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 9
"Kath & Kim" (9:30-10 p.m.)

Friday, Oct. 17
"Crusoe" two-hour premiere (8-10 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 30
"30 Rock" (8:30-9 p.m.)