NBC Picks Up Blacklist, Night Shift, and Welcome to the Family

nbc blacklistNBC has ordered new dramas The Blacklist and The Night Shift, as well as new comedy Welcome to the Family for next season.

From creator Jon Bokencamp comes The Blacklist, a drama about the world’s most wanted criminal, who turns himself into the FBI and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with in exchange for working with a newly minted agent whom he seemingly has no connection. The show, which reportedly tested off the charts, stars James Spader, Diego Klattenhoff, and Harry Lennix.

The Night Shift (formerly titled After Hours) revolves around the graveyard shift in the ER at the San Antonio Medical Center. Among those included in the cast are Freddy Rodriguez, Eoin Macken, and Ken Leung. Single-camera comedy Welcome to the Family tells the story of two teens whose disparate families are bonded together after they fall in love and get pregnant. The show stars Ella Rae Peck, Ricardo Chavira, Mike O’Malley, and Mary McCormack.

NBC is set to reveal its 2013-2014 schedule on Sunday, May 12th, with an upfront presentation following on the morning of Monday, May 13th.

Which of the three sounds the most interesting? Would you use The Blacklist on a highly competitive night? Could you see Welcome to the Family on the Thursday night lineup?

Shilo Adams is a contributor to TVOvermind whose love of TV is only exceeded by his love for talking about TV. You can e-mail him at sda2107@gmail.com.
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