Peacock Drops Official Teaser for ‘Bel-Air’ Coming 2022

The Nerds of Color has steadily followed the hype and news around Peacock’s upcoming series Bel-Air, a reimagined take on the classic ’90s sitcom that starred Will Smith, James Avery, and Janet Hubert, and today they dropped an official teaser for the show.

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Legendary Director Ava DuVernay Talks New Series ‘Home Sweet Home’

Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay’s newest social experiment is the first unscripted series of the illustrious director’s resume coming to NBC, and the goal of this project falls in line with the rest of DuVernay’s catalog of critical work. Home Sweet Home asks families to step into the home of complete strangers to take on a lifestyle quite unlike their own.

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Ainsley Seiger Previews the New Season of ’Law & Order: Organized Crime’

Ainsley Seiger stars as Jet Slootmaekers on NBC‘s Law & Order: Organized Crime. This role marks the actress’ television debut. The series first premiered back in April of this year and is now starting its second season, which premieres on September 23. New episodes air Thursdays on NBC at 10PM ET.

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Peacock’s Highly Anticipated ‘Bel-Air’ Reboot Finds its Cast

Today, Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, the contemporary reimagining of the dope ass and culture defining ’90s sitcomhas announced its full main cast. The serialized reboot comes courtesy of director Morgan Cooper’s viral fan film Bel-Air from 2019, with T.J. Brady and Rasheed Newson on board as co-showrunners.

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West Philly Local Jabari Banks to Star as Will Smith in Peacock’s ‘Bel-Air’

It’s official, folks! After carefully searching for the right lead, Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, the contemporary reimagining of the immortalized ‘90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has cast newcomer and West Philadelphia local Jabari Banks in the iconic role of “Will.”

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Ava DuVernay Brings Masterful Touch to New Unscripted Series ‘Home Sweet Home’

Ava DuVernay’s work continues to put forward necessary conversations about identity, community, and society, and her newest unscripted series, coming to NBC in October, will again show off her creative genius. Home Sweet Home is equal parts social experiment and cultural exploration, as 18 different families from various backgrounds accept the challenge of exploring a world unlike their own. The series from the Emmy winning and Academy Award-nominated creator will follow two families in each episode who trade spaces to experience life outside their own home.

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Chris Sullivan Talks Marvel Studios’ ‘What If…?’ and the Final Season of ‘This Is Us’

Chris Sullivan plays Taserface in Marvel Studios’ first-ever animated series, What If…?, as well as Toby in the hit NBC series, This Is Us. New episodes of What If…? premiere Wednesdays on Disney+. This Is Us is about to head into its sixth and final season, returning midseason 2021-22 with new episodes airing on Tuesdays.

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NOC Interview: Reno Wilson Discusses All Things ‘Good Girls’

Reno Wilson portrays Stan Hill on NBC’s hit drama, Good Girls. The series is currently on season 4 and returns with new episodes on Thursday, June 24 with a two-hour summer premiere. You probably know Wilson from his time on Mike & Molly as Officer Carl McMillan or his television debut as Howard on The Cosby Show. He is also a very talented voice-over artist who brought characters in the iconic Transformers movie series to life.

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Shanola Hampton Will Star in and Produce ‘Dangerous Moms’ NBC Pilot

After starring as Veronica Ball in Showtime’s Shameless for 11 seasons, Shanola Hampton has just entered into a talent holding deal with NBCU Television and Streaming and Universal Television. The actress made her directorial debut in the final season of Shameless and will now collaborate with Universal Television to develop and star in scripted studio projects for NBCU’s television and streaming platforms.

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Tamara Taylor and Danielle Moné Truitt Preview the ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Season Finale

Law & Order: Organized Crime airs Thursday nights on NBC, and will be returning with a new season in Fall 2021. I got the chance to speak with Tamara Taylor and Danielle Moné Truitt, who both star in the new series, and ask them all my Organized Crime questions! The show premiered back in April and has already done some amazing crossovers with Law & Order: SVU. The season finale, titled, “Forget it, Jake; It’s Chinatown,” will premiere on June 3 at 10 PM ET.

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Get Ready to Say Goodbye to ‘This Is Us’

The season 5 finale of This Is Us just aired, which means we will now be heading into the show’s final season. That’s right — season 6 of This Is Us will be the last one. The new season will air during its traditional Tuesday night timeslot (9PM ET) during NBC’s midseason 2021-22. This will give fans a largely uninterrupted midseason run.

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NBC’s ‘Olympic Dreams Featuring Jonas Brothers’ Premieres in July

The one-hour special comes from NBC and Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, in conjunction with NBC Sports. Olympic Dreams Featuring Jonas Brothers, which is executive produced by Mike Yurchuk, will show the Jonas Brothers pursuing their Olympic dreams!

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Get All the Details on When NBC’s ‘Good Girls’ Will Return After its Spring Finale

The spring finale of Good Girls aired on May 16 and the show will be switching nights when it returns on June 24 (mark your calendars!). The show is currently on season 4 and has not yet been renewed, but fans and the cast have made it known that they want another season of the popular NBC series.

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NOC Interview: Kay Oyegun on Directing NBC’s ‘This Is Us’

Kay Oyegun directed episode 5×13, “Brotherly Love,” of the NBC hit drama. The episode focused on Randal and Kevin reuniting to hash out their past. Oyegun is a part of NBCUniversal’s Female Forward program, which is the company’s annual initiative for female directors that aims to achieve gender parity among scripted series directors.

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NOC Interview: Paula Pell on Her New Peacock Original Series, ‘Girls5eva’

Paula Pell is ready to bring the laughs in Peacock’s newest comedy Girls5eva, which premieres on Thursday, May 6. The best part is all eight episodes will drop at once, making it your next binge-worthy show! In the female-led series, Pell is joined by Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Busy Philipps.

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NOC Interview: Kara Killmer on NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’

Kara Killmer portrays Sylvie Brett in Chicago Fire. The series, from renowned Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf and co-creator Derek Haas, is a look into the lives of everyday heroes dedicated to one of the most noblest professions. The series is now on season 9 with new episodes airing Wednesdays on NBC at 9 PM ET.

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Let’s Just Focus on Keegan-Michael Key and Anya Taylor-Joy’s ‘SNL’ Episodes

With the upcoming Mother’s Day episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by SpaceX billionaire, Elon Musk, fans of the variety show and some of the cast members have been up in arms regarding why the viral dogecoin guy is even performing. Musk isn’t an actor, and his IMDB is only filled with parody versions of himself. It’s a little suspicious why the space tycoon is even performing at all.

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NOC Interview: Kelli Giddish on NBC’s ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’

Kelli Giddish stars as Detective Amanda Rollins on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, which is currently on season 22 and the longest-running primetime live-action series of all time. New episodes of the show air Thursdays on NBC at 9-10 PM ET.

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NOC Interview: Torrey DeVitto on NBC’s ‘Chicago Med’

Torrey DeVitto stars as Dr. Natalie Manning, an emergency pediatrics specialist, in NBC’s Chicago Med. The series, from Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf, is currently on season 6 and airs Wednesdays at 8 PM ET.

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NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ Cast Is Filled With Fandom Legends

Every family has a story. This Is Us chronicles the Pearson family across the decades: from Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore) starting their life together in the 1980s to their kids, Kevin (Justin Hartley), Kate (Chrissy Metz), and Randall (Sterling K. Brown), building their own lives in the present day along with Toby (Chris Sullivan) and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson). The show is still going strong, currently airing its fifth season.

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NOC Interview: Tiera Skovbye & Jordan Johnson-Hinds of ‘Nurses’ Talk Wrapping the Season & More

Jordan Johnson-Hinds and Tiera Skovbye have seen their characters grow considerably since launching the series of NBC’s Nurses, and there’s little doubt we’ll see more of the two of them in Hollywood in the future. Earlier this month, I sat down with Jordan and Tiera to talk the season, their careers, and the overall amount of growth that they’ve experienced as actors in an industry rocked by the pandemic.

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Joseph Lee Anderson, Uli Latukefu and Bradley Constant Talk NBC’s ‘Young Rock’

NBC’s newest sitcom, Young Rock, focuses on different chapters of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s life. From growing up in a strong and resilient family, to being surrounded by the wild characters of his professional wrestling family, to playing football at the University of Miami, the show explores the many life experiences that have helped shape Dwayne into the man he is today.

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NOC Interview: ‘Punky Brewster’ Star Cherie Johnson Talks Iconic Sitcom Coming to Peacock

The new and highly-anticipated Punky Brewster series will premiere on Peacock on Thursday, February 25, with all ten episodes dropping at once. Punky Brewster is the continuation of the iconic ’80s sitcom about a bright young girl raised by a foster dad. Punky is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.

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