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The NBC Summer 2023 Schedule Is Here: See the Full Lineup of Shows

From America's Got Talent to American Ninja Warrior, your entertainment needs are covered! 

By Christopher Rosa
The Judges on Americas Got Talent

Consider your summer television needs handled!

How to Watch

Watch the Season 19 premiere of America’s Got Talent Tuesday, May 28 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock

In late March, NBC revealed its summer shows premiering in 2023, and let's just say the lineup is stacked. From returning favorites like America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior to fresh entries like Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge and a new entry from the minds of One Chicago, you certainly won't be without exciting content to keep you cool this summer. 

See what's coming down the pipeline, below, and mark your calendars accordingly. 

NBC summer 2023 schedule: the full lineup of shows

America's Got Talent Season 18

Premieres: Tuesday, May 30 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock 

What to expect: Season 18 of America’s Got Talent is here with a new set of jaw-dropping performers hoping to win the $1 million prize. Executive producer Simon Cowell is back on the Judges panel alongside Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara. And of course, it wouldn't be AGT without Terry Crews keeping the energy up as Host. Live shows will begin on Tuesday, August 22, with results airing Wednesday nights. 

Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge 

Premieres: Tuesday, May 30 at 10/9c on NBC and next day on Peacock 

What to expect: As we describe in a press release, this exciting new series "revs up to give passionate car lovers and superfans of Mattel’s Hot Wheels® the opportunity of a lifetime–turning a nostalgic car from their past into the life-sized Hot Wheels of their dreams. Hosted by car afficionado Rutledge Wood, each episode will invite two superfans into the Chrome Zone, where they will face off in transforming an ordinary vehicle into an extraordinary Hot Wheels showstopper, inspired by personal stories and pop culture touchstones. Working alongside a team of automotive magicians known as 'The Car Pool,' the two superfans will create their designs in high-tech, decked-out garages. The winner of each episode will take home $25,000 and the chance to get into the finale where three lucky finalists will transform another car in hopes of winning a legendary prize – an additional $50,000 and the honor of having their design made into an official Hot Wheels die-cast car." 

HOT WHEELS: ULTIMATE CHALLENGE -- Episode 101 -- Pictured: Rutledge Wood

American Ninja Warrior 

Premieres: Monday, June 5 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock 

What to expect: As we describe in a press release, "Season 15 of American Ninja Warrior returns with the most elite athletes in the country competing on the world’s most difficult obstacle courses. Hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila, along with co-Host Zuri Hall, are back to call the action as the Ninjas make their way through the Qualifying and Semi-Final rounds in Los Angeles before moving to the National Finals in Las Vegas. With the biggest changes in show history, Season 15 will challenge the Ninjas to race side-by-side and head-to-head across a high-stakes course with a spot in the National Finals on the line. Additionally, the Mega Wall is even taller than before at 18½ feet and, for the first time ever, Ninjas will need to complete all six obstacles in a designated time in order to earn a shot at the $10,000 prize. A top prize of $1 million will go to the winner who can conquer all four stages at the National Finals." 

LA Fire & Rescue 

Premieres: Wednesday, June 21 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock

What to expect: As we describe in a press release, "From the producers of NBC’s hit drama Chicago Fire comes LA Fire & Rescue, a new docuseries offering unprecedented access to the inner workings of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Responsible for protecting the lives and property of four million residents living in 59 cities across Los Angeles County, the LACoFD’s 2,300 square miles of service is unlike any other in the United States. From helicopter mountain rescues and lifeguard beach SOS, to fireboats, hazmat units and California’s raging wildfires, the department does it all. The series documents real calls and real drama while giving faces to the passionate fire firefighters who risk their lives in the name of service. These real-life heroes and their compelling stories are told alongside the unpredictable dangers they face on the front lines of life and death." 

Let the countdown to summer begin! 

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