New Series Alert: Jesse L Martin’s The Irrational Shanola Hampton’s Found Get Fall Series Premiere Date on NBC

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While the strike is undoubtedly changing the TV landscape for the fall, NBC has made a shift with its original programming and its 2023-24 fall schedule with kick off with two new original series premieres: The Irrational, led by Jesse L Martin and ‘Found’ led by Shanola Hampton.

“The Irrational” follows the journey of world-renowned professor of behavioral science, Alec Mercer (Martin). Mercer lends his unique expertise to solve high-stakes cases involving governments, law enforcement, and corporations. With an unconventional approach to understanding human behavior, Mercer and his team embark on intense and unexpected journeys to solve illogical puzzles and perplexing mysteries.

Maahra Hill, Travina Springer, Molly Kunz, Arash DeMaxi, and Brian King also star. Based on the best-selling book “Predictably Irrational” by Dan Ariely, the series comes from Arika Lisanne Mittman and Universal Television.

READ: NBC Gives Series Order to The Irrational Starring Jesse L. Martin and Maahra Hill

On the other hand, “Found” delves into the heart-wrenching issue of missing persons in the United States. Every year, over 600,000 people are reported missing, and sadly, more than half of them are people of color who seem to be forgotten by society. Shanola Hampton takes on the lead role of a public relations specialist who was once herself one of the forgotten ones. Together with her crisis management team, she ensures that there is always someone looking out for the missing, but a chilling secret from her past threatens to unravel everything.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Kelli Williams, Brett Dalton, Gabrielle Walsh, Arlen Escarpeta, and Karan Oberoi round out the cast of ‘Found.’ The series comes from All American‘s Nkechi Okoro Carroll, Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television.

“The Irrational” is set to launch during Premiere Week on Monday, Sept. 25, at 10 p.m., right after the two-hour season premiere of “The Voice.” The latter will feature new coach Reba McEntire, alongside returning coaches John Legend, Gwen Stefani, and defending champion Niall Horan. Then, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, viewers can tune in for a two-hour edition of “The Voice” before the premiere of “Found” at 10 p.m.

As part of the exciting fall lineup, NBC is also hosting the first-ever “People’s Choice Country Awards.” Airing on Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT across NBC and Peacock, this special event will celebrate the best of country music, recognizing artists chosen entirely by fans across various categories. With chart-topping musical performances, genre-bending collaborations, and legendary tributes, the “People’s Choice Country Awards” will be a must-watch for country music enthusiasts.

While fans are thrilled about the new series and special, they can also look forward to the return of some beloved shows. “Quantum Leap” and “Magnum, P.I.” will be back with new seasons on Wednesdays at 9 and 10 p.m., respectively. Additionally, the third season of the hospital-set drama “Transplant” is making its return on Thursday, Oct. 5, followed by “Dateline NBC” at 10 p.m.

With the strike underway, NBC has found a way to make sure fall season is packed with thrilling drama and entertainment for viewers. As viewers gear up for these premieres, it’s clear that “The Irrational” and “Found” will be the standout shows of the season, offering intriguing storylines and top-notch performances.

Check out the full list of premiere dates below:

NBC’s Fall Season:

Monday, Sept. 25
8-10 p.m. – The Voice (Original)
10-11 p.m. – The Irrational (Original)

Tuesday, Sept. 26
8-9 p.m. – The Voice (Original)
9-11 p.m. – America’s Got Talent (Performance finale)

Wednesday, Sept. 27
8-9 p.m. – America’s Got Talent (R)
9-11 p.m. – America’s Got Talent (Season finale)

Thursday, Sept. 28
8-10 p.m. – People’s Choice Country Awards
10-11 p.m. – The Irrational (R)

Friday, Sept. 29
9-11 p.m. – Dateline NBC (Original)

Tuesday, Oct. 3
8-10 p.m. – The Voice (Original)
10-11 p.m. – Found (Original)

Wednesday, Oct. 4
8-9 p.m. – Chicago dramas (R)
9-10 p.m. – Quantum Leap (Original)
10-11 p.m. – Magnum, P.I. (Original)

Thursday, Oct. 5
8-9 p.m. – Law & Order dramas (R)
9-10 p.m. – Transplant (Original)
10-11 p.m. – Dateline NBC (R)

Friday, Nov. 3
8-9 p.m. – The Wall (Original)

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