NBC sets (mostly) strike-proof schedule for Fall 2023

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NBC will add three new scripted series to its primetime lineup for the start of the 2023-24 season — and since all three began production well before the writers' strike, they'll be ready to go right away, even if the writers ( or other industry unions) ) are still on strike.

The network has done a significant amount of strike-proofing for its fall slate, such that six out of seven nights will feature original programming, even though the Writers Guild of America strike delays the normal start of production on the returning shows. NBC New Series – found And irrational and comedy extended family – were all chosen outside the traditional development cycle and thus several episodes were filmed before writers arrived on May 1. ,found was originally set to premiere in February before being pushed back to fall.) unscripted show sound And Wall And Saturday and Sunday night games will also help fill out the schedule.

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“We are in great shape with our schedule because over the past few years, we have moved to year-round development and production cycles. A lot of the shows that we've announced for the fall, we already have episodes produced,” Jeff Bader, president entertainment program planning strategy NBCUniversal Television and Streaming told hollywood reporter, With the addition of three new people, night court And long jump — both of which scored early renewals — remain in production after wrapping their first seasons and will have new episodes ready for the fall, Bader said.

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The only exceptions to this are the five Dick Wolf-produced plays on the fall slate: three chicago shows, which will be on Wednesday night, and Block Thursday. is on hold for later in the season and will for 13 episodes, down from 22 for each of the previous two seasons.

Should a prolonged strike delay the start of those series, Bader said NBC could move some programming set for mid-season — including dramas. magnum pi And la bree and game shows weakest link – in decline. Magnum And weakest link both have the second half of a 20-episode order lined up, and la bree It remained in production after its second season ended.

missing persons drama foundFrom all American Showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll, ready to follow SVU Thursday night in the fall. This includes Shanola Hampton (shameless) as a PR specialist – once reclusive himself – who leads the team making sure that someone is always on the lookout for the forgotten missing.

irrationalWill Follow, starring Jesse L. Martin sound on Monday night. extended familyWill Follow, starring Cryer and Abigail Spencer night court Tuesday night with sound and season two long jump round the night Wednesday stays home for all three chicago Drama. game show Wall will lead in dateline on Friday. NBC will also have a weekly slate of Big Ten or Notre Dame football games on Saturdays (which will also be streamed live on Peacock) and sunday night football To close out the week.

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Together just updated Lopez vs Lopez, La Brea, Magnum PI and Canadian imports transplant are also set for later in the season, along with the second season of Password and a new iteration of America's Got Talent Franchise (again, pending how labor actions play out in the industry). There are new shows for midseason and summer 2024 Deal or No Deal Island – A twist on the game show that adds a dash Survivor – and natural history series AmericaProduced by BBC Studios Natural History Unit (planet earth, blue planet) and narrated by Tom Hanks.

NBC hasn't yet made a decision on renewing three comedies – American Auto, Grand Crew And young rock – and its four pilots, comedy non-evil twin And St. Denis Medical and drama wolf and an eponymous murder-mystery show good girls eps Jenna Baines and Bill Krebs and starring reta,

Below is NBC's schedule for the fall. All times are ET/PT unless noted, and new series are in italics.

8 p.m.: The Voice
10 PM: irrational

8 PM: Night Court
8:30 pm: extended family
9 p.m.: The Voice
10 pm: Quantum Leap

8 p.m.: Chicago Med
9 p.m.: Chicago Fire
10 p.m.: Chicago PD


10 PM: found

8 p.m.: The Wall
9 PM: Dateline

7:30PM ET/4:30 PT: Big Ten Saturday Night/Notre Dame Football

7 p.m.: Football Night in America
8:20 PM: Sunday Night Football

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