NEW SHOWS ON NBC 2017-2018
“The Brave” (formerly “For God and Country”): Follows a group of military operatives who put themselves in peril and “make personal sacrifices” to undertake secret missions behind enemy lines. Anne Heche and Mike Vogel lead the cast; Dean Georgaris (“The Manchurian Candidate”) created the show.
“Good Girls”: Three women struggling to make ends meet hatch a plan to rob a supermarket, which of course leads to much bigger problems. Retta (“Parks and Recreation”) and Mae Whitman (“Parenthood”) play two of the three leads; the third part is being recast. Jenna Bans (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) created the series.
“Reverie”: A former hostage negotiator (Sarah Shahi, “Person of Interest”) who left the job after a personal tragedy is pulled into a new line of work: Rescuing people who have become lost in a sophisticated virtual reality program. From “Extant” creator Mickey Fisher; also starring Dennis Haysbert, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Kathryn Morris.
“Rise”: Based on the book “Drama High” by Michael Sokolove, it follows a high school drama teacher in an economically depressed town and the students he inspires. The cast includes Josh Radnor, Rosie Perez, Auli’i Cravalho (“Moana”) and Shannon Purser (“Stranger Things”). Jason Katims (“Parenthood,” “Friday Night Lights”) adapted the book and executive produces the show.
“A.P. Bio”: A philosophy scholar (Glenn Howerton, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) fails to get a dream job and finds himself stuck teaching high school biology. He then uses the honor students in his class for his own gain. “Saturday Night Live” veteran Mike O’Brien created the show.
“Champions”: Gym owner Vince (Anders Holm) and his “gorgeous idiot” brother Michael (Andy Favreau) have their lives upended when an ex of Vince’s (co-creator Mindy Kaling, who will be an on-screen guest star) shows up with their teenage son. Kaling and fellow “Office” alum Charlie Grandy created the show.http://www.firstcomicsnews.com/new-shows-on-nbc-2017-2018/http://www.firstcomicsnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/NBC-600x257.pnghttp://www.firstcomicsnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/NBC-150x64.pngMovie & TV NewsNews