NBC Announces it's Midseason Linesup: #TheBlacklistRedemption, #ShadesOfBlue and #Powerless
On Thursday it was announced that NBC has reviled it's 2017 midseason schedule. The Peacock network is handing off This Is Us Tuesday tine slot to a pair of new comedies, with Shades of Blue relocating to Sunday nights. And The Blacklist spinoff, will take over the mothership's Thursday at 10/9c slot for two months.
Here's the breakdown:
TUESDAY: When This Is Us wraps it breakout first season in late February, back to back episodes of the freshmen comedy Trail & Error (starring John Lithgow) will fill that 9/8c slot. The series will debut with a single episode on March 7 at 9:30/8:30c after a 90 minute episode of The Voice, before going full hour mode starting March 14. And on April 25, back to back episodes of Great News (from 30 Rock duo Tina Fey and Robert Carlock) will take over the timeslot. BTW: This Is Us returns Jan. 10th.
THURSDAY: When The Good Place ends it's first season, DC Comics' Danny Pudi-Vanessa Hudgens comedy Powerless will take over the post-Superstore timeslot at 8:30/7:30c beginning Feb. 2. Meanwhile, The Blacklist: Redemption will launch on Feb. 23 in The Blacklist: Original Falvor's 10/9c slot, and will remain there for eight weeks. The Blacklist will return with original episodes on April 20th.
SUNDAY: Here's where NBC is bring back traditional family night and dramas night. Last season's biggest hit, Little Big Shots, will kick off season 2 on March 5th at 8/7c, where it will be followed by the series premiere of Dick Wolf's latest Chicago offshoot, Chicago Justice at 9/8c and Season 2 of Shades of Blue at 10/9c.
Also to mention: Late Night is taking on New Year's Eve as Seth Meyers with will host NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers New Year's Eve Special. The show will air Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10/9c, the hourlong special will feature appearances by Jennifer Lawrence (Passengers), Arnold Schwarzenegger (The New Celebrity Apprentice) and SNL's Leslie Jones with the addition of Kelly Clarkson who 'll perform "It's Quiet Uptown" from The Hamilton Mixtape.