The premiere of NBC’s new series “This is Us” is set for September 20 at 9pm E/P. But you don’t have to wait that long to get a taste of the new show ’cause we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek featuring Sterling K. Brown.
SYNOPSIS: Sometimes life will surprise you. Starring Mandy Moore (“A Walk to Remember”), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes,” “Gilmore Girls”) and Sterling K. Brown (“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”), this refreshingly honest and provocative series follows a unique ensemble.
As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday and so much more than anyone would expect.
From the writer and directors of “Crazy, Stupid, Love” comes a smart, modern dramedy that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.
Want more info about the show? Here’s what we reported earlier …
Ryan Michelle Bathe has booked a recurring role on the NBC dramedy “This Is Us,” one of the most buzzed-about shows of the upcoming season. The series follows the intertwining lives of several people who share the same birthday.
Bathe’s actor-husband Sterling K. Brown, fresh from his role as Christopher Darden in the FX anthology series “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” stars in “This is Us” as Randall, one of the main characters with the shared birthday.
Bathe will play Yvette, strong and outspoken, an unlikely new friend to couple Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore).
Bathe’s TV resume includes “Boston Legal,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Army Wives.” She also appeared in the Lionsgate feature “One for the Money.”
The trailer for “This Is Us” has amassed a record-breaking 95 million-plus views on Facebook and YouTube since it was posted in May. The series premieres Sept. 20 on NBC.