NBC is getting Lost in the '80s, Day One

NBC has added a pair of projects to its fleet of pilots, fattening up its schedule and beginning the rebuilding process after a disappointing year. The first is a dramedy titled Lost in the '80s and the second is a post-apocalyptic drama called Day One.

Lost in the '80s is described as The Wonder Years set during the era of Reaganomics and new wave, and a combination of Fast Times at Ridgemont High and The Ice Storm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. I guess we'll have to deduce what it's really about from the broad descriptions.

Day One come from Heroes writer Jesse Alexander, and is set during the period following an undisclosed global disaster that "destroys the world's infrastructure," says Variety. The story will follow a small group trying to rebuild society and figure out exactly what happened.

NBC has also scheduled the reality show from Lisa Kudrow (Friends' Phoebe) titled Who Do You Think You Are?. The show, based on a UK show of course, tracks the genealogy of celebrities. Signed up so far to have their ancestry picked apart are Kudrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Susan Sarandon. Who Do You Think You Are? will debut on April 20 at 8 p.m.

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I might checkout Day One... but it doesn't sound nearly as good as Jericho was.
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No don't fancy any of those, Seen who do you think you are in the uk, didn't care for it don't give a damn about stars ancestry. Lost in the 80's lost interest just from the title and Day One, come on it's just Jericho all over again, why bother watching it if you already watched that show cos the same thing will happen to it only quicker. I predict none of these will make it past 13 episodes.
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Pass-Day One was called Jericho on CBS. If you want to dfo that just buy the rights to the show since NBC had it for a while on SCI FI.
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Day One=NBC trying to do Jericho which they can't literally do because CBS won't give up the rights and/or half the cast and crew are too busy with other projects. I predict that they will put it in a lousy timeslot, get horrid ratings and kill it off in 10 eps or less. there will be a huge fan campaign blah blah
what this world really needs is a new ratings system. then if the show is halfway decent it stands a chance to stay on
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Most people think the 80s was the cheesiest decade, though personally I loved it. I'd love to watch anything based on that decade, as long as it's done good. But since NBC stand for Nothing But Crap, that's what it will probably be.
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The 80s sitcom may sound interesting, depending on how good NBC can pull it off without being too campy and/or too cheesy. I liked the 80s...the era I grew up in...altho that's why we have CDs full of 80s music, to relive those days. Day One does sound like a Jericho-knock-off, never watched Jericho, but it also reminded me of an episode of Family Guy when the Griffens found the Twinkie factory and decided to rebuild Quohog...and then you had the mutated Stewie Octopi, but yeah, that's a digression. Anyway, I'm thinking it could be similar to that movie w/ Jake Gyllanhaal, "The Day After Tomorrow," or something like that. The reality show, yeah, I agree, geneology is interesting.
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I think I'll pass on all of them.
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Day One sort of sounds like a "Jericho" type story. Maybe NBC will do better with this show than CBS -- that never bought into the concept of this serialized drama.
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So let me get this straight. NBC has totally run out of ideas, so they are not only taking shows from overseas, but from other US networks?! Sad. Meanwhile, Ben Silverman sits on his pile of money that he has made for doing nothing positive for his once successful network.
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Lost in the 80's sounds like this show called "Do Over" does anyone remember that? It was like The Wonder Years set in the 80's too except the main character had actually been transported back to the 80's as his yonnger self rather than just narrating recollections.
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Day one its funny sounds alot like Jericho as for lost in the 80 sound alot like that 80s show and as some one who is still trying to forget the 80 i don't think i will be tuning in
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I may check out these two. Who do you think you are was quite good here in the UK and is pretty popular. It would probably work well in the US too. Genealogy is of interest to a lot of people.
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Another reality show yuck
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and they wonder why they're in the mess they're in? We can't have "Jericho" but we get some vauge BS called "Day One" just because someone who worked on "Heroes" is involved. Kind of makes me long for the end of the world.
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Bring back Jericho!
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Lost in the 80s looks promising.
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I'll check out the Jericho clone...
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