This Is Us

Date: Friday, 6/9

In just six short months, NBC’s decade-hopping family drama This Is Us has reigned as the unmitigated breakout hit of the season, carving out space in the digital-watercooler conversation, and scoring an unheard of two season pickup before its finale aired. What is it about the Pearson family that has viewers wearing their hearts on their sleeves, and eyes on their screens week after week? Join us for a dissected look on the Fall favorite’s emotional first season, how it made it to the screen, and theories of how this freshman hit will continue to takeover the hearts of audiences everywhere.

Panelists: Dan Fogelman (Writer/Creator/EP), Ken Olin (EP), Jennifer Salke (President, NBC Entertainment); Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Chrissy Metz
Moderator: Henry Goldblatt (Entertainment Weekly)