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NBC Renews Devilish Summer Series Midnight, Texas!

MIDNIGHT, TEXAS – Manfred (Francois Arnaud) – Photo courtesy of NBC.

NBC has ordered a second season of Midnight, Texas – its adaptation of the novels by Charlaine Harris (author of the novels that inspired True Blood).

In Midnight, Texas, being normal is strange and only outsiders fit in. It’s a mysterious safe haven for those who are different — a perfect place for anyone looking to hide from the outside world.

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Downton Abbey Creator Brings The Gilded Age To NBC!

The Gilded Age – Julian Fellowes and Graham Neame – Photo courtesy of NBC.

Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes and executive producer Graham Neame are bringing period drama The Gilded Age to NBC.

The Gilded Age in 1880s New York City was a period of immense social upheaval, of huge fortunes made and lost, and of palaces that spanned the length of Fifth Avenue.

The series, centered on Marian Brook – the wide-eyed young scion of a conservative family, will begin in 2019.

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NBC Kicks Off Sunday Night Family Viewing Programming with American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World and Timeless!

TIMELESS — “The War to End All Wars” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Abigail Spencer as Lucy Preston, Malcolm Barrett as Rufus Carlin, Matt Lanter Wyatt Logan — (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)

NBC is setting out to create strong family-friendly viewing on Sundays – beginning with the annual three-hour American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World special on March 11th (7/6C).

Family viewing continues Sunday, March 18 with the second-season premiere of the hit alternative series “Little Big Shots,” hosted by Steve Harvey, and the debut of the Neil Patrick Harris-led gameshow “Genius Junior.” That will be followed by the second season premiere (by popular demand) of “Timeless,” whose 10-episode season will air each week at 10 p.m. Sundays.

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NBC Calls for Submissions for Female Forward Directors Initiative!

Female Forward Directors Initiative – Director Lesli Linka Glatter and NBC President Jennifer Salke – Photo courtesy of NBC.

Starting today, the first annual program – spearheaded by NBC President Jennifer Salke in partnership with multi-Emmy Award-nominated TV director Lesli Linka Glatter – is accepting applications from eligible female directors for 10 slots in the program’s initial 2018-19 season at NBCFemaleForward.com. The submission window is open for one week, beginning this morning and closing Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

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NBC Earmarks $500,000 for High School Theater Programs!

RISE – (l-r) Back row: Rosie Perez as Tracey Wolfe, Tom Riis Farrell as Mr. Baer, Rarmian Newton as Maashous Evers, Shannon Purser as Anabelle, Sean Grandillo as Jeremy Middle row: Joshua Grosso as Singer, Rachel Hilson as Harmony Curtis, Cheryl Bell as Singer, Brett Gray as Singer, Damon J. Gillespie as Robbie Thorne, Alexis Molnar as Singer Front row: Erin Kommor as Sasha, Amy Forsyth as Gwen Strickland, Katherine Reis as Jolene, Josh Radnor as Lou Mazzuchelli, Ted Sutherland as Simon Saunders, Auli’i Cravalho as Lilette Suarez, Caroline Pluta as Singer, Ellie Desautels as Michael Hallowell – Photo by: Peter Kramer/Courtesy of NBC

Inspired by NBC’s new musical drama seris, Rise, NBC has committed $500,000 to support high school theater programs with the launch of R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression )America.

The plan is to award ten grants of $50,000 to the high schools that have an existing theatre program or a champion of theatre arts in their teaching staff in cases where a school’s theatre program was cut because of budget constraints.

Eligible high schools can submit a video up to two minutes long celebrating their theatre program and a 500-word essay explaining why their school should be awarded the grant and how they will use the $10,000 should they win.

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The Good Place Chapter 22: Leap Into Faith – The Good Place Evolves Yet Again!

THE GOOD PLACE — “Leap Into Faith” – Michael (Ted Danson) – Photo by Colleen Hayes/Courtesy of NBC.

The winter premiere of The Good Place (NBC, Thursdays, 8:30/7:30C) begins with a truly intriguing event: Michael’s boss, Sean, applauds his efforts and gives him a promotion!

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John Legend Is Jesus Christ Superstar!

NBC has announced that singer-actor-producer – and multiple Grammy® winner – John Legend has signed on to perform the lead role in the network’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert.

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert will be broadcast on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.

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It’s Official! Seth Meyers To Host 75th Annual golden Globes!

It’s time for the Golden Globes to take a closer look – Seth Meyers has been named host of the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

The telecast will airlive coast to coast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7 from 8-11 p.m. ET (5/4C)) on NBC.

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