NBC’s fall 2017 schedule features very few new series, a LOT of moves of existing series and the return of Must See TV. Shifting nights next season are This Is Us as this is us nbc time slot Thursday 9 PM anchor, The Blacklist, Blindspot, Taken, Superstore, The Good Place and Great News.
Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. Grace, This Us and The Menendez Murders.
One of the highest-profile new series, Jason Katims’ drama Rise, is being held for midseason to take advantage of the Winter Olympics as a marketing platform, something NBC successfully used for Katims’ previous NBC drama, Parenthood. Underlining that NBC also introduced very few new series last fall for what turned out to be a very strong season for NBC, network’s chairman Bog Greenblatt today made the correlation between fewer new fall series and being No. The network is making a statement with breakout new drama This Is Us, which is being moved to Thursdays as new 9 PM tentpole for what the network is billing as the return of Must See TV to NBC on Thursday. Grace, whose reboot will anchor the night at 8 PM.
It will be followed by Great News, which got a big vote of confidence with a second-season renewal after a short, so-so rated midseason run. Grace and This Is Us.