Monday, November 15, 2021

NBC Winter Midseason 2022 Schedule; And Just Like That... Premieres Dec. 9 and Airs Thursdays

Kenan

NBC rings in the new year with a prestigious lineup of new series and returning favorites, all amplified by the spectacle of the Super Bowl and Winter Olympics. Launching right out of the holiday season, two new series join NBC's storied comedy brand on Tuesday nights. January 4 marks the arrival of the workplace comedy American Auto from Justin Spitzer (Superstore) and Grand Crew, a show about a group of Black friends navigating life and love in Los Angeles, from Phil Augusta Jackson and Dan Goor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine). The comedies will air from 8-9pm. Jan. 4 will also see the return of the award-winning This Is Us at 9pm, which heads into its sixth and final season. A trifecta of returning comedies will also debut in 2022 with Kenan doing double duty on Monday nights starting Jan. 3 from 8-9pm, and pair of hits in Young Rock and Mr. Mayor coming back for their own second seasons following the Olympics on Tuesday, March 15 from 8-9pm.

The conclusion of the Olympics will also usher in bold new dramas, including the gripping heist series The Endgame on Monday, Feb 21 at 10pm and the flagship Law & Order on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 8pm, which will return to the air after a decade for its 21st season with its now iconic classic format. Ordinary Joe ends its season on Monday, Jan. 31 at 10pm, while The Blacklist will move from Thursdays to Fridays at 8pm starting Feb. 25. On Tuesday, March 8 The Thing About Pam joins the schedule at 10pm. A six-episode limited series inspired by some of the most popular episodes of Dateline NBC, the true-crime inspired drama is produced by Blumhouse Television, NBC News Studios and Big Picture Co. and stars Renée Zellweger. On Tuesday, April 19, following the six-episode run of The Thing About Pam, veteran drama New Amsterdam will return to the Tuesday 10 p.m. timeslot through the end of its season.

A duet of unscripted series will also hit the stage midseason, beginning Monday, Jan. 3 when Jimmy Fallon expands his network footprint onto the primetime schedule as the executive producer and host of music and comedy variety game show That's My Jam at 9pm. Then following the Olympics on Monday, Feb. 21, the all-live event series American Song Contest debuts, featuring original musical performances representing all 50 states, five U.S. territories and our nation's capital, with artists competing to win the country's vote for the Best Original Song in a grand spectacle. Previously announced shows that have been ordered to series but not yet dated include The Wheel, L.A. Fire and Rescue, AGT Extreme coming later this season and the revival of Night Court, which will now air in 2022-23 season.


And Just Like That...

The ten-episode Max Original series And Just Like That..., from executive producer Michael Patrick King, will debut with two episodes on Thursday, December 9 on HBO Max. The following eight episodes will premiere weekly on subsequent Thursdays. The Max Original And Just Like That..., the new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series Sex and the City, from executive producer Michael Patrick King, follows "Carrie" (Sarah Jessica Parker), "Miranda" (Cynthia Nixon) and "Charlotte" (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s. The series also includes previously announced cast members Sara Ramírez, Sarita Choudhury, Nicole Ari Parker, Karen Pittman, Chris Noth, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson, and Evan Handler.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, May 28

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 23)

Friday, May 27

  • Josh Charles (Sports Night) - Watch Josh on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office/Splitting Up Together) and Angela Kinsey (The Office/The Hotwives of Orlando) - Jenna and Angela talk about their new book, The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There, on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - David appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Courteney Cox (Shining Vale/Cougar Town/Friends/Family Ties) - Courteney is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat/The Big Bang Theory/Blossom/Molloy) - Mayim appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Grey (Red Oaks/It's Like, You Know...) - Jennifer talks about her new memoir, Out of the Corner: A Memoir, on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen talks about Top Gun: Maverick on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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ALT= Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)

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02/22 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
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03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
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