LA Brea Renewed by NBC for Season 2

Freshman drama hasn’t been the (tar) pits in ratings — it’s the No. 1 new show

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NBC has renewed its new hit drama “La Brea” for a second season. “La Brea” is the No. 1 new show this fall in the highly coveted adults 18-49 demographic, and that’s whether or not you include delayed viewing.

The “La Brea” cast includes Natalie Zea, Eoin Macken, Jack Martin, Zyra Gorecki, Jon Seda, Chiké Okonkwo, Karina Logue, Veronica St. Clair, Rohan Mirchandaney, Nicholas Gonzalez, Lily Santiago, Chloe De Los Santos and Josh McKenzie.

Writer David Appelbaum executive produces with Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt and Ken Woodruff. “La Brea” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Keshet Studios.

See NBC’s midseason schedule below, broken down for before and after the network’s Winter Olympics. New programs are in ALL CAPS. All times are ET/PT.

January Primetime Schedule
Sun, Jan. 2
7-8:20 P.M. — Football Night in America
8:20-11 P.M. — NBC Sunday Night Football

Mon, Jan. 3
8-8:30 P.M. — Kenan (Season Premiere)
8:30-9 P.M. — Kenan
9-10 P.M.  — That’s My Jam (Time Period Premiere) 
10-11 P.M. — Ordinary Joe 

Tues, Jan. 4
8-8:30 P.M. — AMERICAN AUTO (Time Period Premiere) 
8:30-9 P.M — GRAND CREW (Time Period Premiere) 
9-10 P.M. — This Is Us (Season Premiere)
10-11 P.M.  — New Amsterdam 

Wed, Jan. 5
8-9 P.M. — Chicago Med
9-10 P.M. — Chicago Fire
10-11 P.M. — Chicago P.D.

Thur, Jan. 6
8-9 P.M.  — The Blacklist 
9-10 P.M.  — Law & Order: SVU 
10-11 P.M. — Law & Order: Organized Crime

Fri, Jan. 7
9-11 P.M — Dateline NBC

Sat, Jan. 8
9-10 P.M. — Dateline Weekend Mystery
10-11 P.M. – SNL Vintage

Post-Olympics Primetime Schedule
Mon, Feb. 21
8-10 P.M. – AMERICAN SONG CONTEST (Premiere) 
10-11 P.M. – THE ENDGAME (Premiere)

Tues, Feb. 22
8-8:30 P.M. – AMERICAN AUTO 
8:30-9 P.M. – GRAND CREW 
9-10 P.M. – This Is Us
10-11 P.M. – New Amsterdam

Wed, Feb. 23
8-9 P.M. — Chicago Med
9-10 P.M. — Chicago Fire
10-11 P.M. — Chicago P.D.

Thurs, Feb. 24
8-9 P.M.  — LAW & ORDER (Premiere)
9-10 P.M.  — Law & Order: SVU 
10-11 P.M. — Law & Order: Organized Crime

Fri, Feb. 25
8-9 P.M. – The Blacklist (New Time)
9-11 P.M — Dateline NBC

Tue, March 8
10-11 P.M. – THE THING ABOUT PAM (Premiere)*

Tue, March 15
8-8:30 P.M. – Young Rock (Season Premiere)
8:30-9 P.M. – Mr. Mayor (Season Premiere)

*Note: “The Thing About Pam” is a six-episode limited series, after which on April 20 “New Amsterdam” will return to this timeslot.

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