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This Is Us Wins Inaugural #SeeHer Award!

This Is Us Wins Inaugural #SeeHer Award – Pictured: Gail Tifford, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, Shelley Zalis, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Mandy Moore, Patty Kerr, Sterling K. Brown, Milo Ventimiglia – Photo by Maarten de Boer/NBCUniversal.

NBC”s family drama This Is Us has won the inaugural #SeeHer Award from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

The new annual award is given to primetime programming that pushes boundaries on changing stereotypes and recognizes the importance of women and girls in media.

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Great News! The 2017 NBC Primetime Preview Begins September 1st!

GREAT NEWS — Pictured: “Great News” Horizontal Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

The 2017 NBC Primetime Special will begin its run on NBC’s various platforms – from network channels to D2 channels, NBCU cable channels, NBC.com, station websites and social media pages – on September 1st.

The special, hosted by the cast of Great News – with an assistant from Tina Fey – will preview NBC’s fall offerings including the return of Will & Grace; the new Dick Wolf true crime series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, and military series The Brave.

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NBC Announces Premiere Dates for Fall 2017-18!

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

NBC has announced the premiere dates for Fall of the 2017-18 season and the bulk of those premieres will fall during the week of September 25th.

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Nominees Announced for the 2017 Television Critics Association Awards!

The nominees for the 2017 TCA (Television Critics Association) Awards have been announced and with Game of Thrones not eligible this year, some interesting things have happened in the Outstanding Achievement In Drama category – with Stranger Things and This Is Us receiving nominations (both also received nominations for Outstanding New Series).

On the comedy side, Atlanta and The Good Place also pulled off the double-double with nominations for Outstanding New Series and Outstanding Achievement In Comedy.

In terms of total noms, HBO led with an even dozen – but FX (11) and Netflix (10) kept it from being a walkover, and The Handmaid’s Tale got Hulu on the board with four.

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Fans Talk This Is Us; Cast Surprises Them!

THIS IS US — Pictured: “This Is Us” Horizontal Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

This Is Us was the breakout show last season, resonating with America is a way that was unique.

NBC asked some fans to tell them their stories about how This Is Us affected them and what the show meant to them. Then came the big surprise…

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That Was Quick Dept. – NBC Gives This Is Us Full Season Order!

THIS IS US -- Pictured: "This Is Us" Horizontal Key Art -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)
THIS IS US — Pictured: “This Is Us” Horizontal Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

NBC’s This Is Us began its first season with substantial enough ratings that one episode was enough for NBC to order an additional five episodes – brings its total to 18.

Read on for details.

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First Impression Teasers: NBC’s Timeless, This Is Us & The Good Place!

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

Now that you’ve seen the fall schedule for NBC, here’s a chance to check out first look trailers for Timeless, This Is Us and The Good Place. And these aren’t the 12-15 second clips that ABC released; these are all full-length trailers.

Some quick thoughts: Timeless reminds me of the old UPN show 7 Days with its time travelers trying to preserve history; This Is Us looks interesting, as three people with the same birthday intersect, and The Good Place – young woman goes to The Good Place by mistake and has to try to live up to it – looks like it may be (with Speechless) be my favorite new comedy. Check out the trailers after the break.

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