On Sunday, NBC has reviled it’s up coming fall schedule for the 2017-2018 TV season and it comes with some big news comes on the returning show. The Peacock network has announced that the breakout hit The Is Us is moving from Tuesdays at 9pm to Thursdays at 9pm. In it’s new slot, it will follow the must anticipated return of Will & Grace at 8pm and the Tina Fey produced sophomore comedy Great News at 8:30pm.
“Our Hopes is to create the return of Must See TV on Thursday,” said NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt in a conference call with reporters on Sunday. “We really wanted to go after Thursday in a big way.”
Greenblatt that the actual Must See brand will return this fall. And as previously reported, Will & Grace’s episodes has increased to 12 and not to mention also revealed that Fey will make several guest appearances on Great News this fall.
Former Thursday staple The Blacklist will move into Wednesday lead off position, while Superstore and The Good Place will head to Tuesdays.
To Note: Blindspot will be relocating to Fridays at 8pm where it will be paired with the second season of Taken. While the new military drama The Brave has scored the Voice post Monday nights.
Regarding on the fates of remaining bubble shows like Chicago Justice and Trail and Error, Greenblatt said that the decisions on those shows will be made in the coming days and (possible) weeks. Also the buzzy Casey Wilson-Busy Philips comedy pilot The Sackett Sisters is not dead, saying that “we haven’t definitively said no “to picking it up.”
On for Midseason or later: returning shows Chicago Med, Shades of Blue and Timeless plus new scripted series Rise, A.P. Bio, Good Girls Champions and Reverie.
Big news also This Is Us will get the Super Bowl Post Show! The show will follow Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. So let’s hope the Steelers make it this year, right?
Here’s what the schedule looks like:
8/7c The Voice
10/9c The Brave (NEW)
8/7c The Voice
9:30/8:30c The Good Place
10/9c Chicago Fire
8/7c The Blacklist
9/8c Law & Order SVU
10/9c Chicago PD
8/7c Will & Grace (NEW)
8;30/7:30c Great News
9/8c This Is Us
8pm Dateline Mysterious
10/9c Saturday Night Live (encores)
7/6c Football Night in America
8:20/7:20c Sunday Night Football
Not Returning: Aquarius, The Blacklist: Redemption, Grimm and Powerless.
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