NBC has set its upcoming schedule for Fall 2023. The network also has backup series ready to go should the writers strike disrupt the pending season.
Mondays will kick off at 8 with singing competition series The Voice. New series The Irrational will follow at 10.
Night Court will remain on Tuesdays at 8, leading into the new multicamera series Extended Family. The Voice will continue at 9. Quantum Leap will shift to a new night on Tuesdays at 10.
One Chicago will remain on Wednesdays with Chicago Med at 8, Chicago Fire at 9, and Chicago P.D. at 10.
Thursdays will see its Law & Order lineup broken up slightly. Law & Order will still kick off at 8 with Law & Order: SVU at 9. New series Found will premiere at 10.
Friday will see The Wall at 8 with two hours of Dateline starting at 9.
Big Ten Football will air on Saturdays. NFL Football coverage will air on Sundays.
Set for midseason are unscripted event series The Americas narrated by Tom Hanks, Deal or No Deal Island, an untitled America’s Got Talent series, Password, Lopez vs Lopez, Law & Order: Organized Crime, La Brea, Magnum P.I., plus seasons three and four of Canadian medical drama series Transplant.
NBC has yet to decide on the fates of its pilots. Those include comedies Non-Evil Twin and St. Denis Medical as well as dramas Wolf and an untitled pilot from Jenna Bans and Bill Krebs (fka Murder By The Book).
Comedies American Auto, Grand Crew, and Young Rock are also awaiting word on their fates. Those will likely be tied to the networks pilot decisions.
NBC FALL 2023-24 SCHEDULE
(New programs in UPPER CASE; all times ET/PT)
8-10 P.M. – The Voice
10-11 P.M. – THE IRRATIONAL
8-8:30 P.M. – Night Court
8:30-9 P.M. – EXTENDED FAMILY
9-10 P.M. – The Voice
10-11 P.M. – Quantum Leap
8-9 P.M. – Chicago Med
9-10 P.M. – Chicago Fire
10-11 P.M. – Chicago P.D.
8-9 P.M. – Law & Order
9-10 P.M. – Law & Order: SVU
10-11 P.M. – FOUND
8-9 P.M. – The Wall
9-11 P.M – Dateline NBC
7-7:30 P.M. – BIG TEN PREGAME / Notre Dame Pregame (also live on Peacock)
7:30-11 P.M. – BIG TEN SATURDAY NIGHT / Notre Dame Football (also live on Peacock)
7-8:20 P.M. – Football Night in America (also live on Peacock)
8:20-11 P.M. – NBC Sunday Night Football (also live on Peacock)
NEW COMEDY SERIES
Jim and Julia, after an amicable divorce, decide to continue to raise their kids at the family home while taking turns on who gets to stay with them. Navigating the waters of divorce and child-sharing gets more complicated for Jim when Trey, the owner of his favorite sports team, enters the picture and wins Julia’s heart.
The cast includes Jon Cryer, Donald Faison, Abigail Spencer, Sofia Capanna and Finn Sweeney.
Mike O’Malley will write and executive produce. Tom Werner, Wyc Grousbeck, Emilia Fazzalari and George Geyer also executive produce.
Lionsgate will produce in association with Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
NEW DRAMA SERIES
In any given year, more than 600,000 people are reported missing in the U.S. More than half that number are people of color that the country seems to forget about. A public relations specialist, who was once herself one of those forgotten ones, and her crisis management team now make sure there is always someone looking out for the forgotten missing people. But unbeknownst to anyone, this everyday hero is hiding a chilling secret of her own.
The cast includes Shanola Hampton, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Kelli Williams, Brett Dalton, Gabrielle Walsh, Arlen Escarpeta and Karan Oberoi.
Nkechi Okoro Carroll will write and executive produce. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Sonay Hoffman, Lindsay Dunn and Leigh Redman also executive produce.
Berlanti Productions and Rock My Soul Productions produces in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Based on the bestselling author Dan Ariely’s “Predictably Irrational,” Alec Mercer is a world-renowned leader in behavioral science who lends his expertise to an array of high-stakes cases involving governments, law enforcement and corporations with his unique and unexpected approach to understanding human behavior.
The cast includes Jesse L. Martin, Maahra Hill, Travina Springer, Molly Kunz and Arash DeMaxi.
Arika Lisanne Mittman will write and executive produce. Mark Goffman, Samuel Baum and David Frankel also executive produce.
Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, will produce.
NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES
From BBC Studios Natural History Unit, the creators of the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy Award-winning “Planet Earth” and “Blue Planet,” in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, comes the epic 10-part tentpole event series “The Americas.”
Marking the first time acclaimed actor, producer and writer Tom Hanks will narrate an unscripted entertainment series, “The Americas” will also feature music by two-time Oscar winner Hans Zimmer. This incomparable project will employ revolutionary filmmaking technology that will showcase the wonders, secrets and fragilities of the Americas – Earth’s largest landmass and the only one to stretch between both poles – and reveal extraordinary, untold wildlife stories that deeply connect with millions around the world.
“The Americas” is executive produced by renowned Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning wildlife producer Mike Gunton (“Life,” “Planet Earth II,” and “Dynasties”) for BBC Studios Natural History Unit, the world’s largest production unit dedicated to wildlife filmmaking, in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group.
“UNTITLED AMERICA’S GOT TALENT SERIES”
Building off the success of “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” and “America’s Got Talent: All-Stars” comes the next special edition of the world’s most successful TV franchise. Last year, “All-Stars” was the #1 new alternative series of the season in both the 18-49 demo and total viewers
The new series will be co-produced by Fremantle and Syco Entertainment. Simon Cowell, Sam Donnelly and Jason Raff are the executive producers.
“DEAL OR NO DEAL ISLAND”
The iconic game of “Deal or No Deal” is back and unlike anything you have ever seen before! This new format transports audiences to the Banker’s private island where he makes the rules and there are twists behind every palm tree. Hidden on the island are over 100 cases with millions of dollars split between them, which teams must retrieve so that they can play a game of Deal or No Deal against the Banker. Only one team will survive until the very last episode, where they’ll compete to beat the Banker for the biggest prize in “Deal or No Deal” history.
“Deal or No Deal” first launched in the Netherlands in 2002 and has been commissioned in more than 80 territories worldwide with more than 350 productions.
“Deal or No Deal Island” is produced by Endemol Shine North America and is based on the Banijay format, “Deal or No Deal.” Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Howie Mandel will serve as Executive Producers.