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NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2018-2019 Season

Key Takeaways

The Pearson Saga Continues as “This Is Us” Sets Season Three Debut for Tuesday, Sept. 25; Ryan Eggold Puts on His Scrubs and Sets New Hospital Policy on “New Amsterdam”
Critically Beloved “The Good Place” Starts Season Three on Thursday, Sept. 27 with Hourlong Episode Followed by 20th Season Premiere of “Law & Order: SVU”
June 19, 2018 Coaches Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton Take Their Chairs on “The Voice” Monday, Sept. 24 Immediately Followed by New Drama “Manifest”

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NBC has announced premiere dates for its 2018-19 fall schedule, which includes broadcast television’s #1 program,” “Sunday Night Football”; last season’s #1 drama series, “This Is Us”; the launch of Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis’ new drama, “Manifest”; TV’s #1 alternative series and four-time Emmy Award winner, “The Voice”; Tuesday night’s new Ryan Eggold-starrer “New Amsterdam”; the new seasonof beloved comedy “Will & Grace”; and the third season of Mike Schur’s mind-bending comedy “The Good Place.”

The network begins its new season Monday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT with a two-hour telecast of the Blind Auditions for season 15 of “The Voice,” which features coaches Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. “The Voice” will immediately be followed at 10 p.m. by the premiere of “Manifest,” an emotionally rich, unexpected mystery journey that is jump-started following a turbulent but seemingly routine flight.

The #1 drama on television, “This Is Us,” makes its highly anticipated season three return on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. immediately following “The Voice.” At 10 p.m. is the premiere of “New Amsterdam,” which stars Ryan Eggold as hospital medical director Dr. Max Goodwin, who sets out to tear up bureaucracy, provide exceptional care to patients and return the hospital to the glory that put it on the map.

Wednesday, Sept. 26 launches the all-“Chicago” lineup as “Chicago Med” begins its fourth season at 8 p.m., “Chicago Fire” starts its seventh season at 9 p.m. and the evening concludes at 10 p.m. with the sixth season premiere of “Chicago P.D.”

Mike Schur’s award-winning comedy “The Good Place” will begin its third season with an hourlong episode on Thursday, Sept. 27 beginning at 8 p.m., leading into the two-hour premiere of “Law & Order: SVU,” which begins its 20th season.

The following Thursday, Oct. 4, will see the return of comedy favorites “Superstore” at 8 p.m. and “Will & Grace” at 9 p.m., with “I Feel Bad” launching at 9:30 p.m.

“Blindspot,” starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander, begins its fourth season at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 and “Midnight, Texas” starts season two at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

NBC’s fall premiere schedule follows:


8 p.m. – The Voice

10 p.m. – Manifest


8 p.m. – The Voice

9 p.m. – This Is Us

10 p.m. – New Amsterdam


8 p.m. – Chicago Med

9 p.m. – Chicago Fire

10 p.m. – Chicago P.D.


8 p.m. – The Good Place (one hour)

9 p.m. – Law & Order: SVU (two hours)


10 p.m. – Dateline NBC


8 p.m. – Superstore

8:30 p.m. – The Good Place

9 p.m. – Will & Grace

9:30 p.m. – I Feel Bad

10 p.m. – Law & Order: SVU


8 p.m. – Blindspot


9 p.m. – Midnight, Texas