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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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NBC CRAFTS A SECOND SEASON FOR SUMMER ALTERNATIVE HIT MAKING IT!

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

NBC is ordering a second season of its summer DIY competition series Making It.

Hosted by “Parks and Recreation” alums and best friends Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman (who made a DIY pun-off video to celebrate), Making It is a uniquely lighthearted competition series that celebrates the creativity and craftiness in all of us.

Making It” airs Tuesdays (10/9C). The six-episode first season, which premiered on July 31, concludes September 4th.

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Timeless: It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over!

TIMELESS — Pictured: “Timeless” Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

As the great philosopher Yogi Berra once noted, ‘It ain’t over ’til it’s over.’

In the case of NBC’s twice canceled time travel series Timeless, that has proven to once again be the case.

NBC has revived the series one more time – for a two-part series finale set to air during the holidays.

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Big Names in Music to Perform on NBC’s Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular!

MACY’S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR – Pictured: Kelly Clarkson rehearses for the 2018 “Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular” – Photo by Virginia Sherwood/Courtesy of NBC)

Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban headline the lineup that will take the stage before the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.

The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular – hosted by American Ninja Warrior’s Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila – will host the two-hour live telecast (8/7C).

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Bradley Cooper to Executive Produce Sixth Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special!

The sixth Stand Up To Cancer fundraising special – executive produced by Bradley Cooper – is set to air on September 7th.

The special – which will air simultaneously on more than 50 American and Canadian broadcast and cable networks – marks ten years of ‘making an impact in groundbreaking cancer research.

Details follow.

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