NBC Sets Franchise-Heavy Fall But Holds All Comedies, and This Is Us, Until Midseason

Thursday will feature three Law & Order series, while The Voice will only air one cycle next season

NBC is setting up a franchise-packed fall season, including a Thursday night entirely devoted to its long-running Law & Order franchise, but there won’t be a lot to laugh about on the network: It is holding all of its comedies—as well as the final season of This Is Us—until midseason.