AceShowbiz - NBC has unveiled its lineup for 2019-2020 Fall TV schedule. The new schedule doesn't see major differences from the previous season, though a slew of series won't return until midseason.
"The Voice" is set to continue leading Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 P.M. slot. Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine return as the coaches for season 17. Following the long-running music competition series on Monday nights is new drama "Bluff City Law" starring Jimmy Smith.
Meanwhile, "This Is Us", which has been renewed through season 6, remains in the 9 P.M. slot on Tuesday nights before "New Amsterdam". As for Wednesdays, it's filled with Chicago franchises. "Chicago Med" opens at 8 P.M. with "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." at 9 P.M. and 10 P.M. respectively.
The Thursday lineup features two new comedies. "Perfect Harmony", starring and executive produced by Bradley Whitford, will airs 8.30 P.M. following "Superstore". "Sunnyside" is taking the 9.30 P.M. slot, being sandwiched by "The Good Place" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit".
Noticeably missing fom the schedule are "Good Girls", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Manifest" and "Will & Grace", which are all moved to midseason. Fans also have to wait until midseason for the final season of "Blindspot" to arrive.
"We came into this season from the vantage point of extreme stability, but without any complacency," George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy, co-chairmen of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement. "Our 52-week schedule takes into account the seismic shift in viewing habits, balancing short-term wins with long-term potential. Comedy is at the heart of the NBC brand, and we've picked up four new comedies that we think viewers will love for generations to come. Our new dramas will compel audiences to tune in week after week to our network while also delivering binge-worthy storylines, and our unparalleled alternative programs continue to delight audiences of all ages, providing enviable launch pads for many of our new shows."