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EXCLUSIVE: NBC’s Fall Schedule / Trailers

 

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THE VOICE – MONDAY – 8pm

BLINDSPOT – MONDAY – 10pm


THE VOICE – TUESDAY – 8pm

HEARTBREAKER – TUESDAY – 10pm

BEST TIME EVER WITH NEIL PATRICK HARRIS – TUESDAY – 10pm


THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA – WEDNESDAY – 8pm

LAW  & ORDER: SVU – WEDNESDAY – 9pm

CHICAGO PD – WEDNESDAY – 10pm

 

HEROES REBORN – THURSDAY – 8pm

THE BLACKLIST – THURSDAY – 9pm

THE PLAYER – THURSDAY – 10pm


UNDATEABLE / PEOPLE ARE TALKING
– FRIDAY – 8pm

GRIMM – FRIDAY – 9pm

DATELINE – FRIDAY – 10pm

 

MIDSEASON

HOT & BOTHERED

CROWDED

CHICAGO FIRE (November launch)

CHICAGO MED

COACH

EMERALD CITY

GAME OF SILENCE

SHADES OF BLUE

YOU ME AND THE END OF THE WORLD

SUPERSTORE

 

EXCLUSIVE: First look at NBC new shows!

Here’s your first look at new NBC shows for 2015/2016.

 

Hot & Bothered (Telenovela) Artwork

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Heartbreaker Artwork

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Blindspot Artwork

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Game Of Silence Artwork

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People Are Talking Artwork

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Superstore Artwork

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Coach Artwork

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Crowded Artwork

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The Player Artwork

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Chicago Med Artwork

CHICAGO

Shades Of Blue Artwork

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You, Me and The End of the World (Apocalypse Slough) Artwork

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NBC | 2015/2016 Pilot Season: The Best & Worst

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Before NBC reveals its new schedule next Sunday, here’s the best & worst of their pilot season ! Just my humble opinion.

BLINDS

DRAMAS

1. BLINDSPOT – Ordered to series

an high octane thriller with two kick-ass characters at the center of it, that will please those who like action scenes as much as those who are more into suspense and mysteries. It’s a no-brainer pick-upFull preview here

2. THE PLAYER – Ordered to series

it’s fast-paced, it’s dark, it’s twisted, it’s smart and it’s kind of fun. There is a mythology behind, a lot questions to be answered, a lot of characters whose motivations need to be explained and the promise of a thrilling ride.Full preview here

3. GAME OF SILENCE – Ordered to series

 “this one is probably the hardest to sell on this network. Not only because it’s the darkest, with less action and more psychology -which is definitely a good thing- but because it’s heavily serialized with just one little procedural element.” Full preview here

4. THE CURSE OF THE FUENTES WOMEN – Officially Dead

mostly ridiculous, with some crazy scenes (…)  but that’s exactly what makes the show attractive at the same time.Full preview here

5. SHADES OF BLUE – Ordered to series

It’s basically a female character driven procedural that tries to be a little bit more. Jennifer Lopez may have found the right vehicle to remind people she’s not just a singer and an American Idol judge.” Full preview here

6. LOVE IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD – Has a shot

the closest thing to Empire any network has to offer as of now. It is very different in many ways but NBC certainly has something to play with here. But they should not expect the same ratings.Full preview here

7. HEARTBREAKER – Ordered to series

as cheesy as it sounds. But I’m not saying it’s a total mess. In fact, it’s quite solid. But for a show developed during 2004/2005 pilot season (and I may be indulgent), not 2015/2016.Full preview here

8. WARRIOR – Has a shot

it’s not fun, most of the time. It’s not emotional (…) the perfect example of those projects not worth a pilot order that get it anyway for whatever mysterious reasons.Full a preview

9. UNVEILED – Looks dead

should never ever see the light of day. Not on a network. Not in 2015. Not in real life! Full preview here

 

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COMEDIES

1. STRANGE CALLS – Officially Dead

“Really different, really special, really funny. Loved it! Maybe not broad enough but definitely a keeper!”

2. SUPERSTORE – Ordered to series

NBC desperately needs a broad comedy that can please low and middle class America as much as well-educated viewers, young and old people, blacks and whites and latinos… Superstore can be this one.Full preview here

3. TELENOVELA – Ordered to series

“It’s not as good as Desperate Housewives was when it started and it’s different in many ways but it’s good enough to entertain us once a week and do the trick, but for how long?”  Full preview here

4. HOW WE LIVE – Has a shot

“Not as original as it wants to be, but pretty funny overall. Tries too hard to be the next Modern Family, but can’t blame them.”

5. UNTITLED SUZANNE MARTIN PROJECT – Ordered to series

“Isn’t it a waste of Carrie Preston’s huge talent? A multicamera comedy is not really where we want to see her, but she certainly can improve the material, which is not bad to begin with. Just déjà vu.”

6. TAKE IT FROM US – Looks dead

“Some sort of How I Met Your mother type of comedy, by one of How I Met Your Mother’s writer. Found the characters really cool. Wouldn’t mind watching it.

7. NOT SAFE FOR WORK – Looks dead

Most of the pilot is about embarrassing scenes with awkward people you’re slowly falling in love with. I’m not sure there’s really a show in there, it’s too much of a love triangle and not much of anything else, but it’s not bad at all. Just not what NBC needs right now.”

8. PEOPLE ARE TALKING – Ordered to series

“Too much. People are talking too much! This multicamera comedy has an interesting diversity cast element -blacks, asian, white- and some really funny lines but in the end, it’s not a show and characters I feel like I want to go back to.”

9. SHARING – Looks dead

Too geeky, definitely not broad enough. Might be cool. Might be fun. But won’t last long. That’s old NBC.”

10. PROBLEM CHILD – Has a shot

With Bishop, the famous Problem Child, talking directly to the camera all along the episode, you can’t keep thinking about Malcolm. The show has a hard time becoming its own thing. And the cast is not crazy attractive. It’s a pass for me.

11. CUCKOO (US) – Officially Dead

Have never watched the British show it’s based on, but pretty sure it’s as awful as this one. I mean, Cuckoo is a fucking pain in the ass, whatever the side of the Pond. I didn’t find him funny any second. Just wanted to slap him in the face. The saddest thing is the cast is pretty great (Cheryl Hines & Michael Chicklis, husband and wife!) But please don’t NBC.


What pilots are you rooting for?

NBC orders 2 more comedy pilots!

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Still way ahead of the others, NBC just ordered its 5th & 6th comedy pilots of the season, confirming they are targeting mostly mutlicamera projects after the demise of every single-camera launched this year at the network.

First one is purely multicamera and comes from DJ Nash, who previously created for NBC Growing Up Fisher and worked on Guys With Kids, Up All Night & Bent. Not NBC’s finest half-hours indeed. People are Talking examines sex, race and everything else your parents told you never to talk about.

Second one is an hybrid comedy, like How I Met Your Mother was (a mix between multicamera and single-camera), who comes from Greg Malins who worded… on HIMYM as executive producer for years! He also wrote for Friends and Will & Grace, and co-created TBS comedy Ground Floor. Take It From Us tells the story of parents teaching their son the lessons they learned growing up in the ’90s in hopes he and his fiancée can avoid making the same mistakes. It is described as a love story told in flashbacks in New York in the 1990s.

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