‘This Is Us,’ ‘Succession’ Lead Broadcast And Cable Nominees For 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards

The final season of NBC’s This Is Us leads all nominees in broadcast and cable for the 2nd annual Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards, announced on Thursday. This Is Us received 12 nominations, including broadcast network drama series, actress, actor, supporting actor, supporting actress, writing and directing. HBO’s Succession came in second place with 11 nominations.


Could The Final Season Of ‘This Is Us’ Signal (Another) End For Broadcast TV?

Dan Fogelman is not the kind of guy to dwell on his successes. The busy showrunner just doesn’t have the time. As he prepares for the last 18-episode run of his NBC drama series This Is Us, which began its sixth and final season on Jan. 4, Fogelman is also shepherding a new hit, Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, which is in the midst of production on Season 2. Here, Fogelman allows himself a moment to indulge his thoughts on “This Is Us” and its legacy for network television at a time of massive transition.

‘This Is Us’ 7 Original Cast Members Get $2M Bonuses Ahead of Final Season

The seven original main cast members of This Is Us have received $2 million cash bonuses ahead of the NBC drama’s sixth and final season. They are Milo Ventimiglia (Jack Pearson), Mandy Moore (Rebecca Pearson), Sterling K. Brown (Randall Pearson), Chrissy Metz (Kate Pearson), Justin Hartley (Kevin Pearson), Susan Kelechi Watson (Beth Pearson) and Chris Sullivan (Toby Damon), pictured above.

NBC Will Air Winter Olympics Coverage, Not A New Or Returning Show, After Super Bowl 56

NBC has decided against airing one of its new or returning entertainment shows in its coveted post-Super Bowl 56 timeslot on Feb. 13. Instead, the network will broadcast coverage of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, which will also be in progress. The network today also sets dates for the This Is Us final season and Law & Order revival premiere.

‘This Is Us’ To End With Season 6

NBC’s award-winning and top-rated drama series This Is Us will come to an end with its sixth season. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the network is poised to announce on Friday that its time-jumping family tear-jerker from creator Dan Fogelman will close its run during the upcoming 2021-22 broadcast season.

Tuesday’s ‘This Is Us’ Pushed Due To ‘Covid-Related Production Delays’

“No new episode of #ThisIsUs tonight – Covid-related production delays in LA have forced us to delay a few weeks,” series creator Dan Fogelman tweeted Tuesday. “But the next few are big ones, and we are close, so we hope you’ll hang in there with us. Sorry!”

NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ Moves Up Premiere Date

NBC is moving up the premiere date of This Is Us to Nov. 10, giving it one of the earliest debuts of any network “fall” drama as production starts to ramp up.

‘This Is Us’ To Begin Production This Week

When Sterling K. Brown joked at Sunday’s Emmys that he was going to show up for work “tomorrow”… he was close. This Is Us is poised to start production on its upcoming Season 5 on Thursday, Sept. 24, sources confirm. A rep for the show declined to comment.

‘This Is Us’ Gets Top Delayed-Viewing Bump

The Season 4 debut of This Is Us scored big in delayed viewing, with the episode locking in its place as the No. 1 scripted episode of broadcast premiere week. The episode, which aired on Sept. 24, grew 82% across seven days of delayed viewing for a final rating of 3.35 among adults 18-49, according to Nielsen.

‘This Is Us’ Adds Phylicia Rashad As Beth’s Mother

‘This Is Us’ Stars Score Massive Pay Raises

‘This Is Us’ Adds Michael Angarano To Cast

Chrissy Metz: Focus On Stepdad’s Abuse ‘Clickbait

NEW YORK (AP) — Chrissy Metz calls news stories focusing on abusive behavior by her stepfather while growing up mere “clickbait.” Metz is one of the stars of NBC’s hit […]


‘This Is Us’ Season 2 Finale Tops Tuesday

NBC kicked off the night with a new episode of The Voice, which averaged a 2.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.99 million viewers. This Is Us followed at 9 with a 2.7 and 10.9 million viewers, up around 20% in both measures from last week’s episode. It was the top-rated show of the night and hit multi-week highs.


‘This Is Us’ Returns To Earth After Super Bowl

This Is Us came nowhere near the massive heights it reached in its post-Super Bowl LII timeslot on Sunday, but the NBC drama still managed to handily top Tuesday night in the key demo. It posted a 2.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.1 million viewers. That’s a far cry from the 9.3 and 27 million viewers the show drew Sunday, but was still plenty good to make it the top-rated show of the night.

‘This Is Us,’ ‘Veep’ Win Top SAG TV Awards

The NBC family drama overcame formidable non-broadcast competition, including streaming service Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which is seen by its admirers as a political parable for today and won multiple Emmys and Globes. This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown was honored as best TV drama series actor, becoming the first African-American to win in the category. Julia Louis-Dreyfus captured her third SAG award for her role as a failed politician in HBO’s Veep, which was honored for best comedy series cast.

NBC, State Farm Team For Ad Campaign

NBC Delays ‘This Is Us’ Winter Return A Week

TV Ad Prices: NFL Hikes, ‘This Is Us’ Soars

An audience distracted by the 2016 presidential election and turned off, perhaps, by the absence of star NFL players and better match-ups migrated away from NFL broadcasts last season — which saw overall viewership dip by 8%. Nonetheless, advertisers for the most part are willing to pay more to sponsor the sport than they did last season. Meanwhile, the cost of a 30-second ad in NBC’s Thursday Night Football is up 3.7%, to $524,047. And the cost of a 30-second spot in ESPN’s Monday Night Football has hiked 3.6%, to an average of $385,000.

‘This Is Us’ Drops Kevin Spacey Name-Check

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Bale won what embattled Kevin Spacey lost: the privilege of being name-checked on “This Is Us.” Tuesday’s episode of the NBC drama included a 2008 […]

Regina King To Direct ‘This Is Us’ Episode

‘This Is Us’ Cast Members Earn $250K Bonuses

Why ‘This Is Us’ Is Losing An Emmy Nomination

NBC Gets Big Haul Of Emmy Nominations

With the help of a resurgent Trump-fueled SNL and hit primetime drama This Is Us, NBC picked up 60 Emmy nominations today, putting it third in total nominations behind HBO with 110 and Netflix with 91. ABC, CBS and Fox finished 5th, 6th and 7th in total nominations. The drama series nod for This Is Us is the first for broadcast TV since The Good Wife got one in 2011.

The Short Life Of NBC’s New ‘Must-See TV’

Two weeks after indulging in a good deal of fanfare over the return of its Thursday night “Must-See TV” showcase, NBC has revised its most ambitious fall scheduling moves, sliding This Is Us back to its regular Tuesday 9 p.m. time slot and replacing the hit drama with a second hour of comedy. NBC’s decision to yank what seemed to be one of the more crucial pieces of the Jenga puzzle that is its fall lineup came as a bit of a shock, given how much entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt talked up the new-look Must-See TV block during his May 14 pre-upfront call with media reporters.

NBC Opts Not To Move ‘This Is Us’ To Thurs.

After announcing earlier this month that it was relocating breakout smash This Is Us to Thursdays at 9 p.m. next season, NBC has opted not to fix what isn’t broken: The acclaimed drama will stay put on Tuesdays at 9, where it will once again follow The Voice. As a result, NBC is going back to a four-sitcom lineup on Thursdays at 8-10 pm, with Superstore kicking things off at 8, followed by The Good Place (at 8:30), Will & Grace (at 9) and Great News (at 9:30).

‘This Is Us’ Stars To Announce Steelers Draft Picks

NBCU’s Symphony Is Its Secret Promo Sauce

NBC’s new series This Is Us finished its first season as the envy of the broadcast network television business — the tear-jerking ensemble drama scored 17.8 million viewers for its March 14 finale and became the top broadcast network drama among the coveted 18-49 demo. This Is Us was beloved by critics — but it took a media village to make it a breakout hit. The show’s launch was backed by a marketing push known as Symphony, in which various divisions of NBCUniversal work together to promote a single project.

‘This Is Us’ Elevates Duo To Co-Showrunners

The Hottest New Broadcast Shows This Fall

Five are off to good starts, and topping the list is This Is Us. The NBC show already ranks high among all shows in adults 18-49, new and returning. Second is CBS’s Kevin Can Wait.

‘This Is Us’ Scores Full-Season Pickup At NBC

‘This Is Us,’ ‘Bull’ See Solid L3 Gains

Two of this season’s high-profile new dramas — NBC’s This Is Us and CBS’s Bull — pulled in notable gains over three days of delayed viewing, according to Nielsen’s just released live-plus-3 ratings for the Tuesday premieres.

DVR Ratings Offer Premiere Week Winners

The DVR playback numbers are in for fall TV premiere week’s Monday and Tuesday offerings, and CBS’s The Big Bang Theory as usual got much bigger, while NBC’s This Is Us solidified its position as a breakout hit.

How NBC Got 10 Million To Watch ‘This Is Us’

The 2016-17 TV season is only a few days old, but NBC’s new shows are off to a solid start. Tuesday’s debut of its promising new drama, This Is Us, drew an audience of 10 million, and a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is the highest demo rating of any new fall show to date. That’s a 33% jump in the demo over how Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris performed in the same post-Voice time slot the first Tuesday of last season, and a 69% increase in total viewers.

‘This Is Us’ Leads Rookie Shows In Facebook Likes