NBC's fall roster will feature the return of some of its most successful series, including Law & Order: SVU, Manifest, the One Chicago franchise, and This Is Us. Now, the network is looking to add a few more hits to its lineup with a legal drama starring Jimmy Smits, an immigration-centered comedy starring Kal Penn, and a sitcom starring longtime Saturday Night Live player Kenan Thompson.
See the trailers and official loglines for all the new 2019-2020 fall TV shows on NBC below, and check out the network's complete fall 2019 schedule here. Head here for descriptions of all of the network's new shows, including the ones that won't premiere until midseason.
Perfect Harmony (Thursdays 8:30/7:30c)
What it's about: A rural church choir gets the director it never thought it needed when a salty, Ivy League music professor (Bradley Whitford) stumbles through their door. Also starring Anna Camp, Will Greenberg, Geno Segers, Tymberlee Hill, and Rizwan Manji.
Sunnyside (Thursdays 9:30/8:30c)
What it's about: Former New York City Councilman Garrett Shah (Kal Penn) finds his calling when faced with six recent immigrants in need of his help and in search of the American Dream. Also starring Kiran Deol, Moses Storm, Diana Maria Riva, Samba Schutte, Poppy Liu, Joel Kim Booster, and Tudor Petrut.
Bluff City Law (Mondays 10/9c)
What it's about: The show follows the lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm that specializes in the most controversial landmark civil rights cases. Led by legendary attorney Elijah Strait (Jimmy Smits) and his brilliant daughter, Sydney Keller (Caitlin McGee), they take on the toughest David-and-Goliath cases while navigating their complicated relationship. Also starring Jayne Atkinson, Benny Sloane, Michael Luwoye, Stony Blyden, and MaameYaa Boafo.