NBC has announced the premiere dates for Fall of the 2017-18 season and the bulk of those premieres will fall during the week of September 25th.
NBC’s 3rd Annual Red Nose Day Special was a rousing success – raising #5 million for children in need.
The special also featured appearances by TV and movie stars like Liam Neeson, Ben Affleck, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Laura Linney, Julia Roberts and Bryan Cranston – and the long awaited sequel to Love, Actually, Red Nose Day, Actually.
Beneficiaries of Red Nose Day include the Boys & Girls Clubs of America; charity: water; Children’s Health Fund; Covenant House; Feeding America; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; Laureus Sport for Good; National Council of La Raza; Oxfam America; Rotary/End Polio Now; Save the Children; and The Global Fund.
Team Alicia’s Chris Blue was crowned champion of this season of The Voice. His win earned him a recording contract.
CHRIS BLUE NAMED CHAMPION OF ‘THE VOICE’
Popular Member of Team Alicia Earned America’s Top Vote
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — May 23, 2017 — Chris Blue was crowned champion of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” tonight, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named winner of season 12.
Blue, 26, from Knoxville, TN, was a member of Team Alicia. Follow him on Twitter @Chrisbluelive.
Blue grew up in a family of seven in a tiny house. His mother decided to put the family in a band called the Blue Family, where they sang at local churches. The band later became known as the Blue Brothers and performed across the Midwest. For the past six years, Blue has worked as a worship leader, where he met his fiancée, a cancer survivor.
The current cycle of “The Voice” is averaging a 3.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.6 million viewers overall on Mondays and a 2.9 in 18-49 and 12.5 million viewers on Tuesdays in “live plus seven day” averages from Nielsen Media Research, keying regular NBC wins on both nights. So far this cycle, both “Voice” editions have ranked in broadcast television’s “live plus same day” weekly top 10 in adults 18-49 and total viewers each week the show has aired.
“The Voice” is a presentation of MGM Television, Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Lee Metzger, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson and Jay Bienstock.
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This Is Us was the breakout show last season, resonating with America is a way that was unique.
NBC asked some fans to tell them their stories about how This Is Us affected them and what the show meant to them. Then came the big surprise…
Debra Messing can’t do the show. Because scared. It’s a whole production number in this five-minute-plus trailer for the return of Will & Grace.
NBC is the first Big Four network to release its 2017-18 schedule and there is a bit of movement as the network’s biggest breakout show, This Is Us, is moving from Tuesdays at 9 to Thursdays at 9 – following Will & Grace and Great News and leading into Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.
To accommodate the new Thursday schedule, The Blacklist moves from Thursdays at 9 to Wednesdays at 8 with Wednesday comedies Superstore and The Good Place moving to Tuesdays.
Blindspot moves to Fridays (the former Grimm slot).
The Brave – starring Anne Heche and Mike Vogel – nabs the post The Voice Monday night slot.
Chicago Med, Shades of Blue and Timeless and new scripted series Rise, A.P. Bio, Good Girls, Champions and Reverie are all scheduled for midseason.
Three-time Grammy®-winner Kelly Clarkson has been named The Voice’s newest coach – joining Blake Shelton and Adam Devine on the show’s revolving chairs for season 14.
Oscar, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as a coach on season 13 of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.”
Hudson was a coach on the U.K. version of The Voice earlier this year – where she was the winning coach.
NBC is ramping up a one-of-a-kind staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar Live for Easter Sunday, 2018.
Webber, Lloyd, Mark Platt, Craig Zadon and Neil Maron will executive produce. produce.
NBC has released a set of key art images for Will & Grace – the groundbreaking comedy series that featured gay characters as both co-lead and co-second lead and shattered a number of stereotypes by showing a range of gay characters over the course of its eight seasons.
Will & Grace returns to NBC this fall.
Hulu and NBC Universal have reached an agreement that will allow Hulu to include top channels – NBC, Sfyf, USA Network, Telemundo and more – on their upcoming live TV streaming service when it launches this spring.