Monday, May 16, 2022

NBC Upfront 2022-23: Fall 2022 Schedule; Fox Upfront 2022-23: Call Me Kat and Welcome to Flatch Renewed, Adds Two New Animated Comedies and Three New Dramas

NBC 2022-23

Fall 2022


Mondays
8:00PM The Voice
10:00PM Quantum Leap (NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM The Voice
9:00PM La Brea
10:00PM New Amsterdam

Wednesdays
8:00PM Chicago Med
9:00PM Chicago Fire
10:00PM Chicago P.D.

Thursdays
8:00PM Law & Order
9:00PM Law & Order: SVU
10:00PM Law & Order: Organized Crime

Fridays
8:00PM Capital One College Bowl
8:00PM Lopez vs. Lopez (NEW!) (November)
8:30PM Young Rock (November)
9:00PM Dateline NBC

Saturdays
8:00PM Drama Encores
9:00PM Dateline Weekend Mystery
10:00PM SNL Vintage

Sundays
7:00PM Football Night in America (also live on Peacock)
8:20PM NBC Sunday Night Football (also live on Peacock)

 
Unscheduled Mid-Season/Summer 2023:
New Comedy: Night Court
New Drama:
New Reality/Unscripted:: LA Fire and Rescue, Million Dollar Island, The Wheel
Returning Comedy: American Auto, Grand Crew
Returning Drama: The Blacklist
Returning Reality/Unscripted: That's My Jam, The Wall

NOTES: NBC builds on strong fall schedule with the addition of new series Quantum Leap and Lopez vs. Lopez to its winning lineup.

Peyton Manning quarterbacks Friday nights with the return of 8 p.m. game show Capital One College Bowl, timed perfectly to football season, and leading into Friday’s #1 newsmagazine, Dateline NBC. In November, the laughs begin with George Lopez’s family comedy Lopez vs. Lopez at 8 p.m., teeing up the third season of Dwayne Johnson bio-series Young Rock at 8:30 p.m.

The drama continues midseason as James Spader and The Blacklist return for the 10th season of the beloved stalwart series, along with second seasons for a pair of comedy hits, American Auto and Grand Crew, which reached more than 24 million and 17 million viewers, respectively, across U.S. viewing platforms this year. Also joining the lineup is the debut of Night Court, a sequel to the beloved legal sitcom with John Larroquette reprising his role as D.A. Dan Fielding and starring Melissa Rauch as Judge Abby Stone.

The world of unscripted competition is red hot for midseason and summer with a pair of competition imports: new game show The Wheel, hosted by comedian Michael McIntyre and based on a smash hit UK format, features contestants aiming to win big with the help of celebrity guests playing on a giant spinning wheel, and Dutch format Million Dollar Island, which will feature 100 contestants who attempt to forge friendships and build alliances as they plot to stay on a remote desert island for up to 50 days and compete to win their share of the ultimate $1 million prize.

Returning competition favorites are also on the menu as Jimmy Fallon hosts celebrities for more musical fun and games in the second season of That’s My Jam, and viewer favorite The Wall returns to the party. Dick Wolf also enters the unscripted space with the docuseries “LA Fire and Rescue,” which follows the real-life heroes of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

In 2021, NBC’s holiday programming reached more than 94 million viewers on the strength of an unrivaled lineup featuring dynamic live event specials and returning classics. The festivities continue this season as country music icon Dolly Parton headlines the film Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas. NBC’s New Year’s Eve celebration is also back as Miley Cyrus continues the newest holiday tradition with the return of Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party, joining annual favorites Christmas in Rockefeller Center, The National Dog Show and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which stood as the #1 entertainment program of 2021 in the key 18-49 demo.

As part of NBC’s rolling pilot process, the following projects have been picked up to pilot with decisions yet to be made on series greenlights: Blank Slate, Found, Irrational, Unbroken and an untitled drama from Mike Daniels. With NBC’s 52-week scheduling strategy, these pilots – if picked up to series – could be possibilities for later in the 2022-23 season or could roll over to the 2023-24 season.

Discuss NBC's 2022-23 lineup and view the full press release.


Fox 2022-23

Fall 2022

Fox will not announce a Fall 2022 schedule today.



Unscheduled 2022-23 (new and returning):
New Comedy: Grimsburg (animated), Krapopolis (animated)
New Drama: Accused, Alert, Monarch
New Reality/Unscripted: Gordon Ramsay's Food Stars,
Returning Comedy: Bob's Burgers, Call Me Kat, Family Guy, The Great North (animated), HouseBroken (animated), The Simpsons (animated), Welcome to Flatch
Returning Drama: The Cleaning Lady, Fantasy Island, 9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Resident
Returning Reality/Unscripted: Beat Shazam, Crime Scene Kitchen, Don't Forget the Lyrics!, Hell's Kitchen, Lego Masters, The Masked Singer, MasterChef, Next Level Chef, So You Think You Can Dance

NOTES: Fox is adding three new dramas, two new animated comedies and one new unscripted series to its lineup, expanding its content strategy with increased program ownership that spans scripted, reality and animation.

Call Me Kat (season three) and Welcome to Flatch (season two) have been renewed.

Animation remains a cornerstone of Fox programming. From Fox’s premier animation house, Bento Box Entertainment, come two all-new animated comedies: Grimsburg, starring and exeuctive-produced by Jon Hamm; and Krapoplis, from Ricky and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon.

Season Two of TV's #1 new entertainment series, Next Level Chef, will premiere immediately following Super Bowl LVII, on Sunday, February 12, 2023.

Additionally, new seasons of Fantasy Island and Lego Masters, previously scheduled to air this summer, now will air during the 2022-2023 season. Lego Masters also will air the brand-new multiple-night event Lego Masters: Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular.

9-1-1 (season six) and The Resident (season six) have been renewed.

Discuss Fox's 2022-23 program slate. You'll find the official press release there, too...with details on all the new series.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, June 27

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Knockout" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Dave nears his 40th birthday, Calvin offers to coach his friend for an amateur boxing tournament. Also, sparks fly when Marty meets a new woman at the gym.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Cats in a Bathtub" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Bob accidentally reveals Morenike is gay, Abishola and Kemi are forced to defend her against their church, and even their own families. Also, Douglas comes clean to Olivia about not being poor.

Breeders - "No More: Part One" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jim and Jackie are both struggling under their new circumstances; Luke has to choose between Jacob and Ruby; at Alex's 65th birthday party, Ally meets someone who makes her see Paul in a new light.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 27)

Monday, June 27

  • Joey King (Bent) - Watch Joey on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Martin Lawrence (Martin/Partners) - Martin is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Michaela Jaé Rodriguez (Loot) - Michaela appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kieran Culkin (Go Fish) - Kieran appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) and Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Kym and Finesse guest co-host a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • John Hodgman (Married/Bored to Death) - John talks the Judge John Hodgman podcast on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie stops by to talk about her cooking show Valerie's Home Cooking and book Enough Already, plus she joins the Tam Fam kitchen to cook a delicious dish on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl talks about Freeform's Motherland: Fort Salem on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Danny Bonaduce (The Partridge Family) - Danny will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March-June)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Young Rock - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One

03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/13 - The Donna Reed Show - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Time Life)
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / Season Two / Season Three (07/26) / Season Four (07/26)
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