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NBC will air scripted shows in the Fall
July 19th, 2023 under NBC, Quantum Leap. [ Comments: none ]

While CBS, ABC, and Fox are heavy on unscripted, NBC will be airing scripted episodes in the Fall. Because they knew to plan ahead in case the strikes happened, which they did.

Returning series Quantum Leap, the concluding Magnum, P.I., and Transplant will be joined by newcomers Found and The Irrational in September.

It will be interesting to see if their ratings will surge against their competition. I am assuming they will because I don’t think the viewer can handle that much reality television.

Monday, Sept. 25
8-10 p.m. – The Voice (Original)
10-11 p.m. – The Irrational (Original)

Tuesday, Sept. 26
8-9 p.m. – The Voice (Original)
9-11 p.m. – America’s Got Talent (Performance finale)

Wednesday, Sept. 27
8-9 p.m. – America’s Got Talent (R)
9-11 p.m. – America’s Got Talent (Season finale)

Thursday, Sept. 28
8-10 p.m. – People’s Choice Country Awards
10-11 p.m. – The Irrational (R)

Friday, Sept. 29
9-11 p.m. – Dateline NBC (Original)

Tuesday, Oct. 3
8-9 p.m. — The Voice (Recap)
8-10 p.m. – The Voice (Original)
10-11 p.m. – Found (Original)

Wednesday, Oct. 4
8-9 p.m. – Chicago dramas (R)
9-10 p.m. – Quantum Leap (Original)
10-11 p.m. – Magnum, P.I. (Original)

Thursday, Oct. 5
8-9 p.m. – Law & Order dramas (R)
9-10 p.m. – Transplant (Original)
10-11 p.m. – Dateline NBC (R)

Friday, Nov. 3
8-9 p.m. – The Wall (Original)

To read about the new dramas, then click here!


Quantum Leap’s season finale doesn’t disappoint
April 3rd, 2023 under Quantum Leap. [ Comments: none ]

When Quantum Leap ended last week, I was not happy with the ending. That is because Ben (Raymond Lee) leaped into the future, and Ian (Mason Alexander Park) was waiting for him after what looked like a post-nuclear war world.

However, tonight at 10p on NBC, it all makes sense. That is because Ian reveals to Ben why he started leaping. And with that, I cannot tell you anymore. I mean, I can. But I don’t want to ruin what happens because what the writers came up with was a perfect way to wrap up the season.


Can Ben save a plane from crashing on Quantum Leap?
March 27th, 2023 under Quantum Leap. [ Comments: none ]

Last week on Quantum Leap, Janis Calavicci (Georgina Reilly) told Magic (Ernie Hudson) that she believes that Ziggy the computer is the mole.

So tonight at 10p on NBC, Magic decides to turn off Ziggy so that Martinez (Walter Perez) cannot follow Ben (Raymond Lee) wherever and whenever he goes. However, it is a bad time to do it because Ben is on a plane that mysteriously crashes in the Atlantic Ocean in 1971.

Without Ziggy telling the team what to do, that means that Ian (Mason Alexander Park) and Addison (Caitlin Bassett) are flying as blind as Ben is on that flight where he is a stewardess.

Will they be able to save the plane from crashing? I cannot tell you that. What I can tell you is that the ending sets up for next week’s season finale. And I don’t like it.

And it sucks that it ended that way because tonight’s episode was the best one of the season. So when you are done watching it, tell me what you think of the ending.


Quantum Leap is finally back after that shocking cliffhanger
January 2nd, 2023 under Quantum Leap. [ Comments: none ]

It has been almost two months since we got a new episode of Quantum Leap, and it is finally back with a new episode tonight at 10p on NBC.

When we last left off, Ben (Raymond Lee) told Addison (Deborah Ann Woll) that the reason why he started leaping was to save her. Just as he said that to her, he leaped into a new person. Therefore, leaving her and us hanging.

Ben leaps into a bodyguard, who is protecting Carly (Deborah Ann Woll), a singer, in 1979. When Addison tells him to save her life, he does. However, that doesn’t keep her from being killed. So now, he has to do whatever he can to save her.

Much like he has to save his fiancée. Addison sees the parallels between Carly and herself, but Ben doesn’t. Will she be able to get through to him?

When Addison tells Magic (Ernie Hudson), Jenn (Nanrisa Lee), and Ian (Mason Alexander Park) why Ben is leaping, they start doing everything in their power to save her too. They even go as far as to find Al’s daughter Janis Calavicci (Georgina Reilly), to see what she knows about Addison’s fate. What she says will shock you. But I have said too much.

What I will say is that I am happy that the series is focusing as much on the leaps as they do on what is going on during the current time. I don’t know about you, but I am tuning in more for the leaps than the serialized content.

Since they have been doing a 50/50 mix, I think that the Sci-Fi Drama has really found its groove. Therefore, making it totally groovy!


Quantum Leap leaps into a second season
December 12th, 2022 under Quantum Leap. [ Comments: none ]

Even though it is still 2022, NBC announced today that they picked up Quantum Leap for a second season.

“We’re leaping into a second season thanks to the incredible work by our cast, producers, writers and everyone who has played a role in giving this iconic NBC series a new life,” said Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “As we continue to bring audiences to our must-watch dramas, it’s gratifying to know ‘Quantum Leap’ will have a prominent place next season both on our NBC schedule and next day on Peacock.”

The sequel, which stars Raymond Lee, Ernie Hudson, Caitlin Bassett, Mason Alexander Park, and Nanrisa Lee, is the #2 new show in the 18-49 demo. So the renewal should come as no surprise.

Plus, it is a really good show that is finding its groovy with each leap.


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