It’s a big week for the TV networks..
Starting this morning in New York City, they’ll unveil their program plans for next season to major national advertisers.
It’s double duty this fall on NBC for Kelly Clarkson. She’s back on “The Voice” alongside Adam, Blake and John…but also hosting her own daytime talk show.
Kenan Thompson’s also doubling up…..starring in a midseason family comedy but also keeping his weekend job.
Some NBC alums return this fall. Jimmy Smits plays a Memphis lawyer alongside his daughter in the drama “Bluff City Law”. Bradley Whitford’s also back as a former Princeton music professor guiding a small town church choir in the comedy “Perfect Harmony”.
“The Good Place” gets a new Thursday 9pm time slot……and the show’s creator, Mike Schur, follows it up with another comedy. “Sunnyside” focuses on immigrants trying to make their way in the US.
The fall lineup also includes “This is Us”…back for at least 3 more seasons…..while “Law and Order SVU” embarks on its record breaking 21st.
“The Blacklist” and “New Amsterdam” will also be back in the fall…along with the “Chicago” dramas.
Pressure to discover new hits is the challenge for NBC executives. Viewers weigh in on their picks come this fall.