It's our favorite time of year where networks announce their upcoming fall schedules, and with them, a bevy of new shows to replace the failures that got canceled. NBC was first up with its upcoming slate and roster of new shows, and some of them look pretty good!
On Sunday, the network dropped the first looks at the Ryan Eggold medical drama New Amsterdam, which is inspired by the memoir of a Bellevue Hospital doctor; the Josh Dallas mystery Manifest, which is giving us serious Lost vibes; and I Feel Bad, a comedy from producer Amy Poehler about a working mom who's trying (and sometimes failing) to have it all and do it perfectly.
Check out the trailers for NBC's new shows below!
Manifest (Mondays at 10/9c)
What it's about: A plane disappears for years and is presumed lost at sea. It returns out of nowhere five years later, but no time has passed for the passengers and crew. The series follows their personal lives as they try to reintegrate into the world which has moved on without them, as well as the larger mystery of why this happened and what they're supposed to do now. Basically it's "what if Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 really did fly into a wormhole?" Robert Zemeckis is an executive producer.
New Amsterdam (Tuesdays at 10/9c)
What it's about: The Blacklist's Ryan Eggold stars in this uplifting medical procedural as the new director of a New York City hospital with an unorthodox (read: idealistic) way of doing things. You could even say he's a "maverick," since NBC does. He'll also be faced with his own medical journey after being diagnosed with cancer. It's based on a memoir by Dr. Eric Manheimer called Twelve Patients: Life & Death at Bellevue Hospital. Fun fact: previously there was another series called New Amsterdam on Fox in 2008 that starred a pre-Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as an immortal NYPD detective. It lasted eight episodes. NBC is hoping this one does better.
I Feel Bad (Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c)
What it's about: Amy Poehler is executive-producing this feminist comedy about the side effects of trying to have it all. Blockers' Sarayu Blue stars in the series about a working mom that's based on the book I Feel Bad: All Day. Every Day. About Everything. by Orli Auslander.