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Air Date: September 20th, 2016

Network: NBC

Series Summary
The Pearsons' story begins in 1979, on the day Jack and Rebecca's triplets Kate, Kevin and Randall joined the family -- though not in the way anyone expected. This emotional saga of love, life and loss spans 35 years and three generations.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Comedy drama

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  • These characters feel real. Relatable. Sympathetic. Their stories are compelling. They interact in unexpected ways. And the Big Plot Twist in This Is Us feels right. And sets up what could be an outstanding series. Show More

  • It’s a unique blend with four very distinct but compelling stories, proving there’s plenty of drama to be mined from real life. It doesn’t hurt that each of the actors is perfectly cast in his or her role, driving home the beautifully written scenes that often pose pertinent and universally relatable questions. Show More

  • It’s a lot of exposition, sure, but it goes by breezily. The scenes are all incredibly short, packing emotional jabs in rapid sequence all of which, after an hour of using your heart as a punching bag, leaves its intended bruise. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television