The ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Premiere Is Coming and the New Update Will Make Up for the Long Wait

by Jeremy Spirogis
Milo Ventimiglia as Jack and Mandy Moore as Rebecca on ‘This Is Us’

The This Is Us Season 5 premiere is coming to NBC, and the community’s most-recent replace doesn’t disappoint.

Back in March 2020, viewers questioned when This Is Us would return. The hit drama was in a position to end its fourth season in full, regardless of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But many followers had been apprehensive the present disaster would affect the manufacturing schedule transferring ahead. Nevertheless, it appears NBC is assured the fifth season shall be launched this fall.

NBC publicizes the ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 premiere

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In June, NBC unveiled its fall 2020 lineup, which included This Is Us Season 5 within the Tuesday 9 p.m. ET time slot. That stated, the community didn’t embody precise premiere dates. Meanwhile, creator Dan Fogelman just lately confirmed the fifth season hasn’t begun filming

“Not sure yet on production start. Not sure when new eps will air,” Fogelman tweeted on Aug. 16.

Now, This Is Us has formally introduced the season 5 premiere date. So mark your calendars for Nov. 10, 2020. 

How lengthy is the ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 premiere?

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Of course, it’s clear the This Is Us Season 5 launch date is later than standard. For the primary 4 seasons, NBC began airing new episodes in September. But seeing as manufacturing usually begins in July, the premiere’s delay was sure to occur.

Even so, the community revealed a nugget of thrilling information within the latest announcement — the primary episode of This Is Us Season 5 shall be two hours lengthy. 

“The Pearsons are coming home. #ThisIsUs returns with a two-hour premiere this fall on @NBC,” the present’s official Instagram wrote.

What can followers count on when the ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 premiere is launched?

Milo Ventimiglia as Jack and Mandy Moore as Rebecca on ‘This Is Us’
Milo Ventimiglia as Jack and Mandy Moore as Rebecca on ‘This Is Us’ | Ron Batzdorff/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

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After the This Is Us Season four finale aired in March, Fogelman revealed the fifth season was properly on its approach.

“We are far advanced already,” the sequence creator instructed The Hollywood Reporter. “We’ve already written the season premiere of next year and broken, I think, five episodes of the season, and we have mapped out plans for the entire next and sixth season.”

Meanwhile, Mandy Moore, who performs Rebecca Pearson, indicated the brand new season shall be one to look at.

“I know that [creator Dan Fogelman] has written the first two episodes of the season. I know it’s super ambitious, like our show always is,” Moore instructed TV Insider in July. “I marvel at how extraordinary our writers are, and how innovative and inventive they are. I am excited.”

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It’s additionally doable the unique plans for This Is Us Season 5 could shift resulting from present occasions. In the Aug. 16 tweet, Fogelman confirmed the brand new season will cowl the pandemic. 

“We’ve decided to attack things head-on,” he wrote. “Very proud of @ThisIsUsWriters. Same planned ending.  Same route to get there.”

Then on Aug. 25, NPR revealed the primary two episodes of This is Us Season 5 will tackle the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests. 

“Considering everything that’s going on in our country, we have an opportunity and almost a responsibility — without getting into the politics of it all — to capture what this is,” Fogelman instructed the publication.

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