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NBC’S HIGH-CONCEPT DRAMA REVERIE PREMIERES IN MAY; MARLON RETURNS IN JUNE!

REVERIE – Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi) and Charlie Ventana (Dennis Haysbert) – Photo by Sergei Bachlakov/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s intriguing new series, Reverie – about a woman who is enlisted to save people from being stuck in virtual reality – will premiere on Wednesday, May 30 (10/9C). Full series description follows below.

Last summer’s top-rated scripted series, Marlon, will return on Thursday, June 14th with two new episodes (9/8C).

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Returned Will & Grace Gets Third Season!

WILL & GRACE — Season: 1 — Pictured: (l-r) Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland, Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker — (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/NBC)

NBC has ordered an 18-episode third season of the Will & Grace continuation.

The network has also increased its for season two to 18 episodes.

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NBC’s Making Crafts It July Debut!

MAKING IT – Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler – Photo by Chris Haston/Courtesy of NBC.

NBC’s Making It is a crafts-based competition series that brings together eight of the country’s most talented Makers to tackle a variety of handmade projects with the hopes of impressing series creators/hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman as well as judges Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador for Barneys New York, and Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy trend expert.

Making It will premiere on July 31 (10/9C).

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50 High Schools Awarded NBC’s R.I.S.E. America Grants!

RISE – (l-r) Josh Radnor as Lou Mazzuchelli, Auli’i Cravalho as Lilette Suarez, Damon J. Gillespie as Robbie Thorne, Rosie Perez as Tracey Wolfe — (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/Courtesy of NBC).

NBC has awarded fifty $10,000 R.I.S.E. America grants to high schools that had ‘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.’

The program was inspired by the network’s upcoming drama, Rise.

A list for the winning schools follows.

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Award Winner Kristen Chenoweth Stars In Trial & Error Season Two!

Kristin Chenoweth – she of powerful performances in shows ranging from Pushing Daisies to American gods – has signed on to play Lavinia Peck-Foster in season two of NBC’s Trial & Error.

Lavinia Peck-Foster is first lady of East Peck and a larger-than-life grand dame — at least in her own mind. She’s also accused of killing her husband and trying to dispose of him in a suitcase.

The premiere for the second season of “Trial & Error” will be announced at a later date.

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Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert Finds Its Judas in Hamilton Alum!

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT — Pictured: “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” logo — (Photo by: NBC)

NBC has announced that Brandon Victor Dixon – Tony Award-winning producer, Hamilton alum and Power co-star – will essay the role of Judas Iscariot in the network’s live Easter event, Jesus Crist Superstar Live In Concert!

Dixon joins a cast with Tony nominees  Ben Daniels and Norm Lewis, Broadway Veteran Jason Tam, “M. Butterfly” Star Jin Ha and Swedish Rocker Erik Gronwall – who round out a cast headed by John Legend, Sara Bareilles and Alice Cooper.

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, will air Easter Sunday, April 1 from the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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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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