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Critically Beloved Pilot Episode of TV’s #1 New Series Will Roadblock Across
USA Network, Bravo and E!
NEW YORK, NY – December 22, 2016 – Viewers will have the chance to binge-watch the biggest hit of the fall season, “This Is Us,” when all 10 episodes of NBC’s breakout drama air on sister cable network USA. The catch-up marathon kicks off at 1 p.m. ET/PT on Saturday Jan. 7 with the pilot episode airing simultaneously on NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s USA, Bravo and E! networks. All episodes will then continue on USA through 11 p.m.
New episodes of “This Is Us” return to NBC on Tuesday, Jan. 10.
The official “This Is Us” social handles will support all airings during the marathon and viewers can follow along at:
“This Is Us” is the #1 new series of the season in adults 18-49, with its 4.6 rating in “live plus seven day” ranking it behind only “The Walking Dead,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “Empire.” The series is averaging 14.6 million viewers. The Dec. 6 fall finale of “This Is Us” set new series records in L+7 with a 4.9 rating in 18-49 and 16.4 million viewers.
The series stars Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley. Chris Sullivan, Susan Kelechi Watson and Ron Cephas Jones.
The series has recently been honored by the AFI Awards as one of the top 10 television programs of the year. In addition, “This Is Us” was nominated for best drama TV series by the Golden Globes and received a nomination from the WGA for best new series. Mandy Moore and Chrissy Metz were both nominated for a Golden Globe and Sterling K. Brown was nominated for a SAG Award.
Dan Fogelman serves as writer and executive producer with Don Todd. Jess Rosenthal, Charlie Gogolak, and directors Ken Olin, John Requa and Glenn Ficarra also executive produce. “This Is Us” is produced by 20th Century Fox Television.
About USA Network
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.
About Bravo Media
Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network’s passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network’s diversified slate includes Bravo’s first scripted series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” scripted comedy “Odd Mom Out,” and unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning “Top Chef,” “Vanderpump Rules,” “Below Deck,” “Southern Charm” and the popular “Million Dollar Listing” and “The Real Housewives” franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.” Available in 92 million homes, Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “Total Divas,” “Botched,” “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “WAGS,” and “Fashion Police,” as well as the network’s first original scripted series “The Royals.” Additionally, E!’s “Live from the Red Carpet” signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture’s biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
Claire Cafritz, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment
Natalia Desrosiers, NBC Entertainment