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NBC Expands Red Nose Day Programming Block To Three Hours!

THE RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL — Season: 3 — Pictured: Chris Hardwick — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

Chirs Hardwick will host NBC’s third annual Red Nose Day Special as NBC expands its Red Nose Day programming block to 3 hours.

As well as the actual Red Nose Day Special, NBC will also broadcast the first ever Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day – featuring Arrow’s Stephen Amell, Derek Hough, Natalie Morales and more.

In the Red Nose Day edition of Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Julia Roberts joins Grylls on a trip to Kenya.

The Red Nose block begins at 8/7C on Thursday, May 25th.

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NBC Greenlights Chris Hardwick’s The Awesome Show!

The Awesome Show – Chris Hardwick, Host — (Photo by: MJ Kim/Courtesy of NBC)

Is Chris Hardwick the next Ryan Seacrest?

With his gigs on AMC, Comedy Central and NBC, Chris Hardwick is ubiquitous these days.

Now Harwick is set to host and co-executive produce a new six-episode NBC series that will the highlight groundbreaking scientific and technological advances that are shaping the future – The Awesome Show.

Each episode of The Awesome Show will be a rollercoaster ride through the world of innovation as told by the people who are shaping it and whose lives are affected by it.

A premiere date for The Awesome Show is TBD.

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Genius Junior Gives Smart Kids A Shot At A Life-Changing Grant!

GENIUS JUNIOR — Pictured: Neil Patrick Harris (Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)

NBC has ordered to series kid competition series Genius Junior – to be hosted by Neil Patrick ‘Doogie Howesr’ Harris.

The show would pit teams of three kids – all 12 and under – against each other through five rounds of the toughest tests. This isn’t like winning a spelling bee, or being a mathlete – the competing kids will have to be brilliant everything!

The winning team will take home the Genius Junior Grant (what that is is yet to be announced – but it ‘will set the stage for a big and bright future ahead.’

Genius Junior is now being developed by NBC. It’s premiere date is TBD.

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Grimm – How Do We Get To Happily Ever After?

GRIMM — “The End” Episode 613 — Pictured: (l-r) Claire Coffee as Adalind Schade, David Giuntoli as Nick Burkhardt, Bree Turner as Rosalee Calvert, Sasha Roiz as Sean Renard, Jacqueline Toboni as Trubel — (Photo by: Allyson Riggs/NBC)

The series finale of Grimm (NBC, Fridays, 9/8C) – appropriately entitled The End – is, even for Grimm, a weird episode.

Zerstörer is coming for Diana and he’s left a trail of death and destruction in his wake – and more is in store.

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Jimmy Fallon To Host Parade of Stars at Universal Orlando Resort!

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO — Pictured: “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” Key Art — (Photo by: Universal Orlando)

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon will air live from Universal Orlando Resort – with a parade of stars including Vin Diesel, Shaquille O’Neal, Pitbull, Blake Shelton, Scott Eastwood, Dwayne Johnson, Nicole Richie, Flo Rida, Jay Leno and Jason Derulo – as they celebrate the opening of Jimmy’s new signature ride, Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman and NBC Reunite Over Handicrafts!

Amy Poehler, self-Proclaimed crafting novice and her former Parks and Recreation co-star Nick Offerman will host an NBC unscripted series called The Handmade Project.

Each week eight of America’s best all-around makers, from all walks of life, will undertake a series of projects they must complete in their own unique way with the hopes of impressing Poehler, Offerman and a panel of expert judges.

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NBC To Broadcast 2018 Winter Olympics Live Across The country!

NBC has announced that, for the first time, it will broadcast all 2018 Winter Olympics programming live across all time zones in the U.S.

On most nights of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the primetime broadcast will begin at 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, and 5 p.m. PT. It will be followed in all time zones by local news, and then a Primetime Plus program, consisting of live continuing coverage from PyeongChang. A replay of the primetime program will follow Primetime Plus.

Mike Tirico will serve as the host of the primetime program for NBC’s coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, taking over for Bob Costas, who had served in the role for NBC since 1992.

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The Real Reason Saturday Night Live is going, um, Live!

As the end of the 42nd season of Saturday Night Live comes to an end, the show has seen a noticeable boost in its profile thanks in part to the quirks of the Trump administration. Guest stars like Melissa McCarthy and Alec Baldwin have made regular appearances throughout the season that have helped propel viewership past numbers the show has not seen in years. It has truly been a season that has made many comedy content creators consider CD replication vs duplication to showcase and spread their unique takes on the current state of the country to their fan base.

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Love, Actually Sequel Teaser: Red Nose Day, Actually!

THE RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL — Pictured: “The Red Nose Day Special” Logo — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Red Nose Day is a campaign to end child poverty that was created by Richard Curtis – director of Love, Actually.

As part of the fund-raising efforts for this year’s Red Nose Day, Curtis has assembled the bulk of his cast from Love, Actually – Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Lucia Moniz, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke and Rowan Atkinson – and shot a sequel short.

Which member of the Love Actually cast has aged most gracefully? Find out for yourself! Watch The Red Nose Day Special on Thursday, May 25 at 10/9c on NBC.

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Your Next Supernatural Obsession Trailer: Midnight, Texas!

MIDNIGHT, TEXAS — Pictured: “Midnight,Texas_” Horizontal Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

The town of Midnight sits on a veil between the living and hell.

This supernatural thriller takes a journey into a remote Texas town called Midnight where nothing is what it seems.  Where being normal is strange and only outsiders fit in, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different — a perfect place for anyone looking to hide from the outside world.

As the town members fight off outside pressures from ever-suspicious cops, deadly biker gangs, and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form an unlikely but strong family.  “Midnight, Texas” is based on the best-selling book series by Charlaine Harris (author of the novels that inspired “True Blood”).

Midnight, Texas premieres on Tuesday, July 25th (NBC, 10/9C).

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NBC Announces Contestants Competing for $1 Million On World of Dance!

NBC’s new competition series “World of Dance” revealed today the 47 elite dance acts competing for a life-altering grand prize of $1 million and title of “Best in the World.” The 10-episode series will give dancers the platform to showcase their talents, led by a judging team of extraordinary dance superstars — Jennifer Lopez (who also serves as an executive producer), Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum.

The series will premiere Monday, May 8 from 10-11 p.m. and moves to Tuesdays at 10 p.m. starting May 30.

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