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Songwriters Take Center Stage for NBC’s Songland!

NBC has ordered 11 episodes of music competition series Songland – focusing on finding the next great songwriter – after all, it doesn’t matter how well you sing if you don’t have great songs to sing.

The series takes an inside look at the creative process and provides one talented winner per episode the priceless opportunity to have their song recorded for a global audience by the chart-topping artists featured in their show.

Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Audrey Morrissey (The Voice) and Adam Levine (Maroon 5, The Voice) will executive produce, with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on board as producer.

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NBC Announces Midnight, Texas Premiere Date and Guest Stars!

MIDNIGHT, TEXAS – Photo courtesy of NBC)

When Midnight, Texas returns for its second season – Friday, October 26th (9/8C) – the series regulars will be joined by quite an array of guest stars including Michael Harney (Orange is the New Black) and Mindy Sterling (The Goldbergs).

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MICHELLE OBAMA JOINS NBC NEWS’ TODAY FOR A SPECIAL LIVE HOUR-LONG TELEVISION EVENT ON OCTOBER 11!

Michelle Obama – Photo courtesy of NBC.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will join the Today team on Thursday, October 11th (8am/7C), to make an announcement about global adolescent girls’ education.

The event will include a conversation with Mrs. Obama, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb and performances by Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor.

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New Amsterdam – We ARE the System! Time To Change Things Up!

New Amsterdam – Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) – Photo courtesy of NBCUniversal,

There’s a new, maverick boss at the country’s first and best public hospital – and he’s not making changes to make changes.
Nope. He’s a dewy-eyed idealist facing down the hordes of philistinea that keep his hospital from giving the absolute best patient care.

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Thinking Out Loud #2: The 70th Primetime Emmys®

70th Emmy® Awards – Lorne Michaels and the cast of Saturday Night Live – Photo courtesy of NBC.

The Emmys® came in on time last night! And , after winning the Emmy® for directing The Oscars, Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend. (She said yes.)

My thoughts on the show follow.

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The Voice Becomes… Wait for It… Legendary!

THE VOICE – Season:16 – John Legend – Photo by Trae Patton/Courtesy of NBC.

EGOT winner John Legend will serve as a coach on the upcoming spring cycle of NBC’s four-time Emmy-winning musical competition series The Voice.

He will join returning judges Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, and host Carson Daly.

Season 15 of The Voice premieres on Monday, September 24th (NBC, 8/7C).

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Kevin Hart to Share Co-hosting Duties on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon!

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon – Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart – Photo courtesy of NBC.

Kevin Hart will co-host The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon when he appears on the show on Wednesday, September 19th.

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The Voice Six Artists a Second Chance in Comeback Stage Series with Kelsea Ballerini!

THE VOICE – Comeback Stage Mentor – Pictured: Kelsea Ballerini – Photo by: Lisa French/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s musical competition series “The Voice” will debut its first-ever, 10-part “Comeback Stage” companion series in its upcoming 15th season, premiering Monday, Sept. 24 8/7C).

Kelsea Ballerini will serve as the companion series’ fifth coach and mentor six deserving comeback artists who did not get past the Blind Auditions. These six will compete for a chance to re-enter The Voice competition and earn a spot in the Top 13 live shows in November.

The Comeback Stage series will air on several platforms, including YouTube, The Voice Official App, IGTV (Instagram), Facebook and NBC.com beginning on Monday, September 24th.

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Real Life NYPD Unit Inspires Law & Order: Hate Crimes!

Dick Wolf – Photo courtesy of NBC.

Dick Wolf’s Law & Order universe is expanding with the announcement that NBC has placed a 13-episode order for Law & Order: Hate Crimes – based on New York city’s actual Hate Crimes Task Force.

Law & Order: Hate Crimes is set in New York City, where crimes motivated by discrimination are vigorously investigated by an elite, specially trained team of investigators. Going behind the headlines and viral videos, these diverse, dedicated and passionate detectives will stop at nothing to bring these criminals to justice.

The series will be introduced in the latter part of Law & Order: SVU’s upcoming 20th season.

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