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‘Quantum Leap’ Lands Early Season 2 Renewal at NBC

The 2022-23 TV season is only about one third finished, but NBC is looking ahead to next season — starting with its show about time travel. The network has renewed its first-year drama Quantum Leap for a second season. The pickup comes as the series, a reboot/sequel of the 1989-93 sci-fi drama, is midway through its […]

How Fall 2022’s First-Year Series Stack Up in Seven-Day Ratings

A month into the 2022-23 TV season, the crop of first-year network series have fit in pretty well with their surroundings. Which is to say, there may not be many breakout hits, but nor are there any shows really dragging down their respective networks. The 13 shows that debuted in the first four weeks of […]

‘Quantum Leap’ Scores Additional Episode Order at NBC (Exclusive)

Quantum Leap is taking a leap forward with its time on NBC’s schedule. The rookie drama from showrunner Martin Gero has earned an additional order for six more episodes at the broadcast network, bringing its season one tally to 18 episodes. Quantum Leap becomes the first freshman series of the 2022-23 broadcast season to extend […]

TV Ratings: ‘Quantum Leap’ Opens Modestly, ‘NCIS’ Hits Low

NBC’s Quantum Leap didn’t jump out in the ratings Monday, instead pulling in so-so numbers for its debut. CBS’ NCIS, meanwhile, opened its 19th season with its smallest same-day audience ever. Returning series on the broadcast networks Monday — the first night of the 2022-23 season — were uniformly down from their year-ago premieres. A […]

‘Quantum Leap’ Review: NBC’s Time-Travel Reboot Gets Sucked Into an Exposition Vortex

NBC's well-regarded sci-fi series leaps back onto the small screen with Raymond Lee as a new scientist traveling into the past to put right what went wrong.

This Week in TV: ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Atlanta’s’ Final Season, Fall Onslaught Begins

The official start of the 2022-23 TV season is only a few days away: On Monday, fall schedules at the broadcast networks kick into gear, which means a lot of season premieres (and a smattering of new series). The seven days from Sept. 14-20 are also pretty busy on streaming services — and the premieres […]

NBC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Quantum Leap,’ ‘Law & Order’ Block

NBC has joined its big four broadcast counterparts in unveiling its premiere schedule for the fall. The network will roll out the bulk of its primetime slate in the first two weeks of the 2022-23 season, which kicks off Sept. 19. That night will see the debuts of The Voice and the network’s Quantum Leap […]

NBC Fall 2022 Schedule: Comedy on Friday, ‘Quantum Leap’ Gets Post-‘Voice’ Slot

NBC is opting for a pretty stable on-air schedule heading into the 2022-23 season — while also emphasizing the cross-platform availability of its programming. The network has left several nights of its primetime lineup untouched: Tuesday’s slate of The Voice, La Brea and New Amsterdam is identical to last fall, and the long-running Chicago dramas […]

‘Quantum Leap’ Sequel Scores Series Pickup at NBC

It’s official: Quantum Leap is returning to NBC. Nearly 30 years since the Scott Bakula-led original series signed off after a five-season run on NBC, the broadcast network has handed out a formal series order to the sequel series starring Raymond Lee. The drama, which was formally picked up to pilot in January, recently wrapped […]

‘Quantum Leap’ Sequel Pilot Greenlit by NBC

The possible return of Quantum Leap is taking a big step forward at NBC. The network has greenlit the sequel pilot to the 1989 time-travel adventure drama that ran for five seasons on the network. The synopsis reads, “It’s been 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and […]