NBC’s Acclaimed Drama This Is Us to End With Season 6

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NBC's Acclaimed Drama This Is Us to End With Season 6

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Fogelman’s acclaimed drama series This Is Us starring Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia will officially be concluding its run with the upcoming sixth season. The outlet’s sources note that NBC is currently planning to make an official announcement about the show’s ending this Friday, when they’ll reveal their fall schedule lineup for the upcoming 2021-2022 broadcast season. The series is currently airing its fifth season with the last two episodes set to debut this month.

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This Is Us is a refreshingly honest and provocative series that follows a unique ensemble whose paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways. We find several of them share the same birthday, and so much more than anyone would expect. This Is Us is a smart, modern series that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.

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The series centers around the Pearson family which are portrayed by Milo Ventimiglia as Jack Pearson, Mandy Moore as Rebecca Pearson, Justin Hartley as Kevin Pearson, Chrissy Metz as Kate Pearson, and Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson. It also stars Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, Jon Huertas, Alexandra Breckenridge, Eris Baker, Lyric Ross, Asante Blackk, and Caitlin Thompson.

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This Is Us is written and created by Dan Fogelman, who also serves as an executive producer along with Don Todd. Jess Rosenthal, Charlie Gogolak, and directors Ken Olin, John Requa, and Glenn Ficarra. The series is produced by 20th Television.

For its first season run in 2016, it received three major Golden Globe nominations including Best Television Series – Drama and a Best Supporting Actress for both Moore and Metz’s performances. As for its second season, Sterling K. Brown has won his first Golden Globe for Best Actor in Television Series Drama along with Ron Cephas Jones who won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor. In 2019, the series has also won a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.