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NBC turns to 'Will & Grace' and 'This Is Us' to revive 'Must See TV' Thursdays

NBC turns to 'Will & Grace' and 'This Is Us' to revive 'Must See TV' Thursdays

NBC’s new schedule for the 2017-18 season will attempt to recreate the mystique of its vaunted “Must See TV” Thursday night line-ups.

In the schedule announced Sunday, the network is moving its breakout hit drama “This Is Us,” to 9 p.m. Thursday, and will use the Must See TV tagline to promote its new night. The night will also have a revival of a past “Must See” favorite, “Will & Grace,” which returns to NBC for a 12-episode run with its original cast. It will air at 8 p.m.

NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt believes “This Is Us,” a show that received critical kudos as well as strong ratings, gives the network permission to dust off the Must See TV...

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