The Return of NBC’s “Must See TV”

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  • kingofrapmusic17
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    During the late 2000s after Friends ended, the Thursday night lineup’s ratings went downhill and after the lineup was replace by drama by the end of the early 2010s, I need to ask everyone what NBC needs in order to bring it back. The show “Undateable” has been well-received recently and I feel that more great comedy-oriented shows should make a comeback on NBC. There are great comedy writers out there that can make a sitcom just as good as “Friends” or “Seinfeld”, but it’s all up to the critics and the generally public so I ask you all what NBC needs to relaunch “Must See TV.

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    Jw79bull
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    For me, during the 90’s, Must See TV was Martin, Living Single, and New York Undercover on FOX!!!

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    BenitoDelicias
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    Well the first thing they need to do is not trust Undateable to kickstart that return. The show is awful, it’s a guilty pleasure for me, thursdays are way low on comedy so what the hell I watched it and last summer it was the same thing, so why not?, but it’s truly a bad show. And now with the decision of doing all the episodes live as if their first live episode was such a great thing (it wasn’t), I don’t know how well it’s going to go.

    I don’t think Must See TV is going to come back if all they have to offer is canceled shows, ready to be canceled shows or Undatable.

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    meh, you can barely string together a lineup of good sitcoms from all 4 networks combined. 

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    kingofrapmusic17
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    Anything is possible. It can happen again. We have yet to see Truth Be Told starring Mark-Paul. NBC just needs to find incredible writers, find the right audience and maybe they can slowly be successful in their comedies again, because One Big Happy was horrible.

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    Boidiva02
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    Must-See TV was a fantastic, once in a lifetime era for NBC. I don’t think we’ll ever see a line-up of programming so massively capture the attention of the viewing public.   I just think TV serves a different purpose now, and the way people watch TV now doesn’t lend itself to a promotion like MSTV being so massively popular. 

    I also think the fact we have so few comedies on TV right now is another nail in this coffin.    

     

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    kingofrapmusic17
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    NBC’s “Must See TV” (1982-2004) was one of television’s best eras of all time. I hope something like that happens again. It probably won’t, but a guy can dream.

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    ETPhoneHome
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    I think the closest thing I have to a night of must-see tv is Wednesday nights on ABC. The Middle-The Goldbergs-Modern Family-Blackish is a fantastic combo. I can do a full 2 hour sitting on one network, and that’s a rarity nowadays unless it’s Sports.

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    kingofrapmusic17
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    I knew this was going to happen. Must See TV is back with Superstore, The Good Place, Will & Grace, and Great News. It’s a good start.

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    kingofrapmusic17
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    Chicago Fire will be the ER of the block at 10pm

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    kingofrapmusic17
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    I guarantee you that one of the shows will be nominated for an Emmy.

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    Sam
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    Will & Grace is practically Emmy royalty, and with the same cast, same writers, and even same director! They will do very well at the Emmys! I was little disappointed about NBCs drama side for the upcoming year, there doesn’t seem to be anthor This is Us in the mix!

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