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[11/21/17 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Picks Up Third Season of "The Good Place"
The critically acclaimed Thursday night comedy will return for another 13-episode season.

[11/08/17 - 02:22 PM]
NBC Reveals January Return Dates, "Taken" Season Premiere
Look for the show's revamped second season to launch on Friday, January 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/17/17 - 09:38 AM]
With "SNF" #1 Overall & "This Is Us," "Voice" & "Will & Grace" Ranking as 4 of the Top 10 Entertainment Shows, NBC Wins Week of Oct. 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[09/29/17 - 09:18 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is NBC's Top New or Returning NBC Comedy Debut in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 28.

[09/22/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 22
Updates include: USA, Oxygen land off-network rights to "Chicago PD"; Amazon's "Carnival Row" adds quartet; and Russell Tovey to star in "Freedom Fighters: The Ray."

[08/31/17 - 03:34 PM]
"The 2017 NBC Primetime Preview" Highlights Network's New Fall Offerings
The special will be hosted by the cast of "Great News" and includes a special appearance by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey.

[07/31/17 - 10:32 AM]
NBC Revises Fall Premiere Dates for "The Good Place," "The Blacklist"
The former will now return with a special one-hour episode immediately following the two-hour season finale of "America's Got Talent."

[06/19/17 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
Said dates run from Monday, September 25 ("The Voice," "The Brave") through Friday, October 27 ("Blindspot"); plus two-hour "Dateline NBC" on Fridays pushes "Taken" to midseason.

[05/30/17 - 03:40 PM]
NBC Scuttles "This Is Us" Move, More Fall Changes
"Superstore," "The Good Place" and "Chicago Fire" will head to Thursday nights instead.

[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[03/07/17 - 04:03 PM]
"This Is Us" Heads a List of 12 NBC Series That Are More Than Doubling in Rating This Season Going from L+SD to L+35 Linear & Non-Linear
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/15/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 15
Updates include: "The Big Bang Theory" nears two-season renewal by CBS; Amazon gives second season to "Goliath"; and Mike Vogel to lead "For God & Country" at NBC.

[01/30/17 - 12:00 PM]
NBC's "The Good Place" Continues in Afterlife with Season Two Renewal
"Mike Schur has always had one of the most fertile and imaginative minds in comedy, but what he brought us with the first season of 'The Good Place' was just extraordinary," Jennifer Salke said.

[01/06/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Superstore" Delivers Its Most-Watched Episode Since Early October
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[11/04/16 - 09:15 AM]
"Chicago Med" Is Currently at Season Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 3.

[10/21/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 21
Updates include: Patrick Somerville to pen "Maniac" for Netflix; Tom Szentgyorgyi lands "Sneakers" adaptation at NBC; and Lifetime locks in cast for "A Midsummer's Nightmare."

[10/02/16 - 07:50 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Jumps 29% vs. Last Year's Debut in Nielsen's Metered Markets, To Its Biggest Premiere in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 1.

[09/24/16 - 10:06 AM]
Monday's "The Good Place" Is the Week's Top Debut Half-Hour of a New Comedy in Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[08/30/16 - 04:00 PM]
NBC Delays "Caught on Camera" Return; Adds "The Good Place," "This Is Us" Repeats
The Peacock will now use Fridays at 8:00/7:00c for encores on September 23, September 30 and October 7.

[08/12/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 12
Updates include: Dana Klein, Mark Feuerstein team for potential comedy at CBS; Chris Distefano likewise sets up a half-hour at the Eye; and Sean Maguire to play Ian Fleming on NBC's "Timeless."

[07/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
2016 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Dates, Venue, Initial Lineup and Talent Announced
Among the featured panelists: Sterling K. Brown, Mark Paul Gosselaar Katy Mixon, Mandy Moore, Dermot Mulroney, Piper Perabo, Milo Ventimiglia, Damon Wayans, Sr., and more!

[07/11/16 - 10:01 AM]
NBC and Universal Television Unveil 2016 Comic-Con Line-Up and Interactive Take-Over of San Diego's Gaslamp Square
Newcomers "Timeless" and "The Good Place" as well as fan favorites "Blindspot" and "Grimm" are among the featured properties.

[06/15/16 - 11:53 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2016-17 Season
"Blindspot" will kick things off with a special season premiere on Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/15/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: NBC Official Trailers - New Fall Shows from NBC!
Get your first look at newcomers "Timeless," "This Is Us" and "The Good Place."

[05/15/16 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Augments Its Stable Schedule with Ambitious New Dramas, High-Concept Comedies and Unpredictable Unscripted Series
Highlights include new dramas "Timeless" on Mondays and "This Is Us" on Tuesdays; plus "Blindspot" moves to Wednesdays and "Chicago Med" relocates to Thursdays.

[05/11/16 - 05:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 11 - "Powerless," "Trial & Error" Join NBC's Comedy Series Roster
The Peacock previously ordered comedy "The Good Place" and dramas "Taken" and "Emerald City" straight to series.

[03/14/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 14
Updates include: CBS rolls its drama pilot "Sensory" due to casting issues; "Galavant's" Joshua Sasse to star in The CW's "No Tomorrow"; and Justin Cornwell tapped as lead in "Training Day" at CBS.

[03/03/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 3
Updates include: Jason O'Mara to become "The Infamous" for A&E; Georgina Haig to lead The CW's Mars project; and Coby Bell is bound for "Cruel Intentions" at NBC.

[02/25/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 25
Updates include: Finn Jones to play "Marvel's Iron Fist" for Netflix; Marsha Thomason to lead FOX's "Zoobiquity"; and Reshma Shetty cast in "Bunker Hill" at CBS.

[02/11/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 11
Updates include: Mark-Paul Gosselaar takes FOX's "Pitch"; Daniel Sunjata to lead ABC's "Notorious"; and Nicholas Braun to star alongside Jane Levy in "My Time/Your Time" at CBS.

[01/13/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 13
Updates include: NBC passes on "Heroes Reborn" sequel; Dick Wolf opens door to new "Chicago" franchise; and "Hairspray" tapped as NBC's latest live musical.

[01/12/16 - 09:38 AM]
Ted Danson and Kristen Bell Join Cast of Michael Schur's New NBC Comedy "Good Place"
Bell plays Eleanor, a woman from New Jersey who comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person.

[08/13/15 - 10:35 AM]
Michael Schur Returns to NBC with Series Order for Untitled Comedy
"For seven seasons, Mike Schur brought us the wonderful citizens of Pawnee, and we can't wait to see the new group of indelible characters that he'll now introduce," said Jennifer Salke.







GOOD PLACE, THE (NBC)
Returns Thursday, January 4
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/19/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's third of 13 episodes) on 11/21/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, January 2017) Frozen yogurts for everyone! NBC's "The Good Place," the critically beloved otherworldly comedy from executive producer and creator Michael Schur, has been renewed for a full-season order of 13 episodes. The announcement was made by Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. "Mike Schur has always had one of the most fertile and imaginative minds in comedy, but what he brought us with the first season of 'The Good Place' was just extraordinary," Salke said. "We absolutely can't wait to see where these characters go, literally, in season two. A big thank you to Mike, the writers and cast for delivering a series in which we all take such enormous pride." In its rookie season, "The Good Place" has averaged a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.1 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" figures from Nielsen Media Research, improving the timeslot by +36% over NBC's Thursday 8:30 average last season. The show's Jan. 19 season finale delivered 5.2 million viewers after three days of time-shifted and video-on-demand viewing, for the show's biggest L+3 audience since Oct. 27. "The Good Place" has also generated a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 135 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes (with 100 representing an average concentration of those homes).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· D'Arcy Carden as Janet
· Jameela Jamil as Tahani
· Kristen Bell as Eleanor
· Manny Jacinto as Jianyu
· Ted Danson as Michael
· William Jackson Harper as Chidi
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Miner as EP
· Drew Goddard as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Schur as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Fremulon
· Universal Television