The online unit of Time Warner, AOL, announced that it will offer NBC programs on its website days before they are aired on television.

Viewers will be able to watch the premiere episodes of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Twenty Good Years on Monday and October 4th, respectively. The television premieres follow a week after the AOL debut.

We're pleased to be offering consumers the chance to view two of our most highly-anticipated shows ahead of their broadcast premiere, said John Miller, Chief Marketing Officer, NBC Universal Television Group. This partnership with AOL allows us to continue our aggressive online preview campaign and ensures an enormous number of users will have an opportunity to sample our product.

The shows, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Twenty Good Years, are produced for NBC by Time Warner-owned Warner Bros. Television.