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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Is Already Setting Nintendo Records

This December Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is prepping to launch for the Nintendo Switch as one of the big exclusives set to destroy the competition. However, the game is already destroying records and it’s not even out yet. How can a game pull off such a feat? Well, smashing records is probably expected from a game called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and that’s exactly what it did by smashing through the record for highest pre-ordered Switch game and the most pre-ordered Smash Bros. game.

The Nintendo Versus Twitter channel, covering Nintendo’s competitive versus games such as the Super Smash Bros. series, sent out a tweet indicating that the upcoming game is one of Nintendo’s biggest launches ever. And that the game coming out for the switch is already breaking through the records like the hammer smashing through opponents on the Final Destination stage.

According to the B-Roll footage showcased in the tweet, it’s explained that the game has become the best pre-selling Super Smash Bros., game of all time. Meaning that it has trumped the Wii U’s outing, which was pretty big in itself despite the console not selling that many units. It also means that it’s overcome Super Smash Bros. Brawl’s stats on the Wii, which is one of Nintendo’s best selling consoles of all time.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has also become the best pre-selling game on the Nintendo Switch. It’s not a long lifespan but it’s long enough to have a rather sizable library of high-quality games, some of which includes the GOTY winner The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the multi-million selling Super Mario Odyssey, which has one of the best attach-rates to a console ever.

Basically, what this means is that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is tracking to possibly sell better than Super Mario Odyssey, which has sold over 12.17 million SKUs. That would be an extremely impressive feat if that possibility turns into a reality.

Even the designers of the game are a little leery about any possible Smash Bros. sequels because Ultimate is so huge that there don’t seem to be anymore characters to add to the line-up. However, I would say that that’s an incorrect assessment based on the widely popular characters still swimming around in pop-culture. Nintendo could very well add characters like Ralph from Wreck-It Ralph to the line-up. He’s like a perfect shoo-in for a guest DLC character, especially with Ralph Breaks The Internet out in theaters. Banjo from Banjo Kazooie would be another one, along with Crash Bandicoot from his eponymous series also making a ton of sense, too.

Anyway, the roster is stacked with some of the biggest names in gaming already, including Sonic from Sonic The Hedgehog and Solid Snake from Metal Gear Solid, along with dozens of other characters and guest stars. The one character that everyone has been clamoring for is Goku from Arc System Works’ recent Dragon Ball FighterZ. If that did become a reality I could easily see the sales break right through the roof for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate after it launches on December 7th for the Nintendo Switch.

Supernatural’s 300th Episode Will Show A Different Version Of Cas

Supernatural is coming up on a major milestone. It is not its 100th or 200th episode. Those have been in the rearview mirror of the Winchesters’ wheels for a while now. Supernatural is hurtling towards its 300th episode. Yes, you read that correctly. The incredible accomplishment will be met with a special installment that will involve a twist for Cas. Misha Collins revealed:

If your mind is racing, you are unlikely to be alone. Misha Collins’ tease to TVLine is quite exciting. What it will mean for Dean and Sam’s friend is another issue. But, it has the makings of something exciting for the character.

So far, we know that life in the Bunker will be the central focus of the 300th episode. The episode will linger on the guys’ daily routines and regimens, per Hypable. All of which sounds ambitious and delightful. How time travel and viewers encountering a different version of Cas fits into that will be intriguing to discover. Granted, Misha Collins said there would be a “little bit” of time travel. So, not necessarily an episode full of it.

In a description of the episode, there is a mention of it exploring how people in Lebanon, Kansas perceive Sam, Dean, and Cas. There is also a bit about meeting a few old friends in the episode, per Collider. You know a good way to meet up with old friends? Time travel.

It is all setting up to be quite a tremendous episode for long-time viewers. Cas fans have got to be pleased to know that he will not only be featured in the 300th episode, but he will do so in what sounds like a significant way. How different will this other version be? Perhaps, this version of Cas is not a big fan of trench coats? That would be tragic.

Whatever the show gets up to with its time travel twist, it will be nothing shy of impressive. Supernatural has been on the air for 14 years and is showing no signs of stopping. To have accomplished that many episodes and still have fans on the edge of their seats is a major testament to the series and those who work on it.

The cast and crew recently celebrated the occasion on a red carpet. They have more than earned it. So, prepare to enjoy the suspenseful wait to see the landmark 300th episode, which will likely take “supernatural” restraint!

An air date for Supernatural‘s 300th episode has not yet been set. When it does air, it should do so in the series’ usual time slot. New episodes of Supernatural air Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on The CW. The horror series is among many shows airing new episodes this fall and throughout the midseason, so be sure to keep up with everything coming your way in the next few months.

Kourtney Kardashian Cleverly Shut Down Thanksgiving Trolls Who Think She’s Pregnant

Ah, social media: The gift that keeps on giving—especially on a holiday like Thanksgiving, when Instagram floods with adorable celeb family photos and, uh, festive cake-smashing videos (we’re looking and you, Hailey and Justin Bieber). Unfortunately, social media can also give rise to some uncalled-for trolling that seems to particularly target women—and while most of us were enjoying our mashed potatoes and gravy and trying not to fight about politics with relatives, others had a few questions about an Instagram video Kendall Jenner posted of her family standing outside by the fire on Thanksgiving night.

In it, you can see the family gathering to take a holiday portrait. Grandma M.J., looking fresh in all white, is on the left, with Kourtney Kardashian‘s kids; a man who is maybe Scott Disick/father of said kids (the video is grainy); and then Kourtney herself, nonchalantly placing a hand in front of her stomach as the family shuffles about to find their positions for the photo.

So yes, of course Instagram thought she’s expecting another kid.

As one user wrote: “Is kourt pregnant??”

Obviously, Instagram users should not be commenting on women’s bodies—and Kourtney, recently noted for a well-executed clap back involving Photoshop, trolls, and comments about her and Kim’s bodies, agreed.

In response to the Instagram user’s out-of-nowhere speculation, Kardashian dished a cheeky clapback: “No, but how good does my arm look in the last photo,” referencing her hand in the last of Kendall’s pictures, which shows Kourtney adding food to her Thanksgiving plate.

We’re up for second helpings of some signature Kardashian sass whenever the opportunity arises, but it would be great if the Internet’s speculation about their bodies (and women’s bodies in general) weren’t the catalyst for it. Here’s to hoping for less trolls and more leftover turkey on this day after Thanksgiving.

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The Rock Movies: A List Of Upcoming Films Starring Dwayne Johnson

What’s the next step up from “movie star”? Because that’s where we need to classify Dwayne Johnson. The man isn’t just blowing up at the multiplex. He’s capturing the explosion in a headlock, pile-driving it into the ground, cracking a joke as he does so, then finishing us off with his trademark, 1,000-watt mega-smile. If we’re lucky, he’ll even arch an eyebrow, just to remind us that this is The Rock’s world. We’re only renting space for a limited time.

The Rock has numerous movies heading to theaters in the near future. Beyond that, he has attached his name to various projects, all of which sound like they will keep the one-time wrestler and current big-screen phenom in the blockbuster business for years. Because we know that you love The Rock as much as we love The Rock, we’ve documented the actor’s next films… even the ones that have just been announced and are still wading though different forms of development. Which of these are you most interested in seeing? Yes you can answer “all of them” if you so choose.

Fighting With My Family

This one flew under the radar for some time (outside of The Rock’s social promotion of it), though it’s a surprise because it’s right in The Rock’s wheelhouse. From what we can tell, Dwayne Johnson will be playing a former wrestler who still tours to small venues and keeps his name in the lights. Now, though, his daughter has her own dreams of fighting in the big leagues, leading to comedic and dramatic developments. Stephen Merchant is writing and directing this one, with Kim Matula, Lena Heady and Vince Vaughn along for the ride.

Release date: February 14, 2019

Hobbs and Shaw

The Rock might not be back for Fast and Furious 9 — whatever it ends up being titled — because he and Vin Diesel still have beef, AND because he’s cultivating a spinoff with Jason Statham that would follow their feuding characters on some type of adventure. There’s no question that the chemistry between these two action-movie icons was the key takeaway from the last two Furious movies. And, while it would have seemed to be a scheduling nightmare to try and find a time when these two extremely busy dudes could find time to bang out a team-up film, they are currently doing just that and have brought Idris Elba and Vanessa Kirby along for the ride. There IS a release date, so everything’s on track for Universal to stick that landing.

Release date: July 26, 2019

Jumanji 3

Even The Rock — who is used to silver screen success — had to be surprised by the overwhelmingly positive response to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. A huge part of that success had to do with the chemistry of the ensemble, which included Karen Gillan, Jack Black and Kevin Hart. Now, Sony is saying that they want to get everyone back together for a sequel (the studio needs reliable franchises, so I’m not that stunned), but it’s a matter of finding time in Dwayne Johnson’s packed schedule. There was talk that Jumanji 3 would target a December 2019 release date, where it would go toe-to-toe with Star Wars: Episode IX. But, seeing as how it held its own against Star Wars: The Last Jedi, there’s no real reason for The Rock and his crew to back down now, and the current release date will give the film a week long head start on the latest Star Wars film.

Release date: December 13, 2019

San Andreas 2

After the above titles, we start to get speculative, as nothing else on The Rock’s calendar has an actual release date… just a lot of chatter, and updates from the actor’s camp on project possibilities. San Andreas 2 is a no-brainer, as the first movie earned a whopping $473 million in global ticket sales. Rumors at the time of announcement had Dwayne Johnson’s character — an LAFD search-and-rescue helicopter pilot — going up against the Ring of Fire… which means The Rock is going to punch a volcano. No release date yet, but seeing as how Rock loves working with Alexandra Daddario, we think this one’s destined to happen.

Doc Savage

Shane Black returned to theaters with his ’70s detective noir The Nice Guys, and while he was on the publicity circuit, he talked about projects from his past, and his hopeful future. The writer/director most recently finished The Predator, a reboot of that popular franchise which debuted on September 14, 2018, and is now taking a stab at Doc Savage, a pulp magazine character. Shortly after the Doc Savage news broke, The Rock teased a collaboration with Black that he would film in 2017. While some rights issues have stopped the film from getting underway as quickly as Black and Dwayne Johnson had hoped, The Rock did confirm in early 2018 that they’re still working on the project. The story would focus on a heroic character who’s damn near perfect in every way… sounds exactly like Dwayne Johnson! Look for more news on this one soon.

Black Adam / Suicide Squad 2

DC and Warner Bros. locked up The Rock in the role of Black Adam in a Shazam movie several years ago, and while we’ve all just been waiting for that dream to become a reality, it looks like several things have changed behind the scenes. Stay with us here, as this gets kinda confusing. Originally, the plan was for Johnson to play the bad guy/anti-hero in Shazam’s big screen debut, but in January 2017 it was revealed that there was a new plan, one that would see Black Adam get his own movie and not appear in Shazam! at all. Then, at San Diego Comic-Con in July, DC showed off their upcoming slate of movies, but guess what was missing? Black Adam. So, we now have no idea when this movie will happen, or why it doesn’t appear on DC’s latest film slate, but we do still have confirmation from DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns that the film is, supposedly, happening. So, I guess we’ll see!

The Robert Ludlum Universe

This one might be the most recent addition to The Rock’s calendar… because the man clearly isn’t satisfied unless he has double-digit projects on his cinematic To-Do list. The late Robert Ludlum wrote thrillers and espionage stories (the Bourne series drew inspiration from Ludlum’s stories), and Dwayne Johnson recently broke the news that he would be backing an adaptation of the author’s The Janson Directive, which would cast The Rock as an ex-Navy SEAL who gets caught up in a far-reaching government conspiracy that has him hunted by assassins from the Consular Operations. Naturally, if this hits, The Rock could have another franchise on his hands. Because the only thing The Rock likes more than kicking ass if having a new franchise to his name.

Big Trouble in Little China

Truthfully, we were hoping this one would fade away. But The Rock recently reaffirmed plans to make a new version of John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China. And he’s saying all the right things about respecting the source material, and honoring the work of both Carpenter and the legendary Kurt Russell, neither of whom are totally cool with the idea of the film being remade. And, that’s why it’s good that Hiram Garcia, who’s producing the new film, came out recently to let everyone know that this isn’t actually being planned as a remake, but a follow-up. I love The Rock. But, I also love this movie. Because of that, I can freely admit that when plans were announced for Big Trouble to come back to the big screen, I wished The Rock would do something different, and leave this movie alone. Now that I know that it’s more of a sequel, though, am I more on board with the potential? Sure. I’ll probably be there on opening day, hoping with all my heart that they did the world of Big Trouble in Little China justice.

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Central Intelligence

Let’s start with the movie that we’ll be able to see next month. From the director of We’re the Millers, Central Intelligence casts The Rock and Kevin Hart as former high-school classmates who reunite years later, with one being in the CIA (Johnson) and the other reluctantly helping him crack a difficult case. Not surprisingly, Rock and Hart seem to have incredible chemistry with each other, and the trailers for Central Intelligence had a ton of authentic laughs… many coming from the Rock shower scene that involves some incredible prosthetics (pictured above).

Release date: June 17, 2016

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We won’t see The Rock in Disney’s animated Moana, but we’re bound to hear him when the film opens over the Thanksgiving holiday. Set in the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana will follow a young woman and skilled navigator who sets sail on a thrilling adventure to find a fabled island. Johnson isn’t voicing Moana. Instead, he’ll lend his pipes to Maui, a demi-god who helps Moana on her journey… especially when she starts to encounter sea creatures and legendary oceanic obstacles.

Release date: November 23, 2016

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The Fate of the Furious

You can’t keep a good franchise down, and so — even though they lost one of their founding fathers in Paul Walker — the eighth Fast & Furious film is racing into theaters in April, with new locations (New York City, Iceland and Cuba) and a new villain in Charlize Theron. Still, the F&F series is about family, and The Rock has been part of the crew since Fast Five (still the highwater mark, in my opinion, of this wildly entertaining series). What will Hobbs be doing in The Fate of the Furious? He’ll be holding the “family” together, because “Evil” Vin Diesel wants to tear it apart.

Release date: April 14, 2017

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After pounding bad guys as part of his Fast series, it’s back to the beach for Dwayne Johnson as he heads up a remake of the classic TV show Baywatch. Only, from everything we have been hearing, this one is NOT television friendly. Co-starring Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra and several members of the original Baywatch cast, this new comedy is going to be pushing the hard-R rating… which can come from violence (it’s going to have a criminal element to it) but likely will come from the language and humor. So long as it’s funny, and given the Rock’s increasing sense of humor and confidence as an on-screen comedian, we’re feeling optimistic.

Release date: May 19, 2017

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This one, all of a sudden, has been on The Rock’s radar. Johnson’s Central Intelligence co-star Kevin Hart, Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Karen Gillan, and Jack Black will be part of the remake. Rock has even talked about how they have a great tribute to Robin Williams, the original star of Jumanji, planned. It’s not a remake of the original. It’s a sequel, and a continuation, that will use video games to update the story. We shall see soon enough.

Release date: December 22, 2017

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Rampage was an arcade game that had gigantic monsters — a wolf, an ape and a dinosaur/lizard — attacking a city and avoiding the military. Players played as the monsters, though the Rampage movie has The Rock defending the city against this onslaught. Director Brad Peyton has already revealed that the film will be “a lot more emotional, a lot scarier and a lot more real than you’d expect,” so we’ll see how the story for this one evolves as time goes on.

Release date: April 20, 2018

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After Central Intelligence, director Rawson Marshall Thurber mentioned a pitch he had for a Dwayne Johnson action pic that would cast the hulking lead as a retired FBI badass who now assesses security levels in very tall buildings. While on assignment in China, Rock’s character finds himself being framed for a fire set in the skyscraper, and now he has to race time (and overcome obstacles) to free his name and rescue his family. If Skyscraper sounds like The Rock’s Die Hard, well, it is. But Universal believes enough in the concept to give this one a greenlight, and a juicy summer release date.

Release date: July 13, 2018

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What Michael B Jordan Thinks About Black Panther’s Oscar Chances

Black Panther made more than $1.3 Billion at the box office. It was given a positive review by 97 percent of critics. Many industry insiders have also already cited its success as a potential watershed moment for Hollywood to start approving more diverse movies and giving them substantially higher budgets. By basically any metric you want to look at, the film has to be viewed as a raging success, and yet, with the Oscars on the horizon, Black Panther stars are starting to get questioned about potential nominations, what they would mean and whether the film needs to perform with Academy Awards voters to truly get to the next level of legitimacy.

Very few people go all-in on their own movie’s Oscar chances prior to the nominations. It’s considered a little taboo to campaign too overtly (although some like Melissa Leo have famously just gone for it), and I suspect many people worry about what might happen if they try too hard and don’t get there. But there’s something larger in play with Marvel movies too. All the MCU flicks combined have only been nominated for a total of 10 Oscars, 8 of which have come in the ‘Visual Effects’ category. None of those nominations have resulted in a win. So, I’m sure I would be squeamish too, but Black Panther isn’t just a normal Marvel movie.

Even if you strip away all the buzz around it, the visuals, the costumes, the effects and many of the other below the line details of the film are really, really good. Disney is reportedly planning to push the film really hard, even at the expense of Avengers: Infinity War and even in some of the buzzier categories like Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. Even the music categories are very much in play.

I have no idea if any of those more talked about categories will pay off, but whether you think the movie was as good as advertised or not, I think most of us would agree the people who worked on creating the spectacle and the wonder behind Wakanda deserve to be recognized.

So, here’s to hoping this quote, in retrospect, comes off like a classy underplay from Michael B Jordan rather than fitting uncertainty for yet another unrecognized Marvel movie.

Elsa Pataky Is Basically A Mermaid Queen In Netflix’s Dark Tidelands Trailer

There is a new series on the horizon at Netflix! The streaming giant has unveiled the official trailer for its new siren-centered drama, Tidelands. Check out the Fast and Furious franchise’s Elsa Pataky being an absolute mermaid queen in the trailer below:

This trailer has got yours truly super excited. There is no doubt about it. Tidelands is the broody beach retreat we need this winter. The Aussie drama has it all. Romance, suspense and mystery! Is it possible to be hooked before you actually see a show? In this case, it appears to be true.

While the trailer did an excellent job conveying what the series is about, here is the official synopsis. According to Netflix, Tidelands will follow Cal McTeer as she returns to her hometown after serving ten years in juvenile detention. That hometown is Orphelin Bay, and a quick Google search revealed that “orphelin” is the French word for orphan.

Back to the story. Before long, a dead body enters the equation, leading Cal to discover the town’s secrets. Those secrets involve a commune of outcasts, who live in a hidden area of the bay and are known as the Tidelanders.

The series has some True Blood vibes, and it should appeal to fans of any supernatural series. Mermaids have not been as deeply explored as other mythical entities, so this is relatively fresh territory. The Freeform series Siren deals in murderous mermaids, and Australia has previously featured mermaids with the series H20: Just Add Water. Film has also been a fan of the creatures. Besides Ariel, the famous Disney princess, we have had great movies such as the Colin Farrell starrer Ondine.

Tidelands will give viewers the chance to splash around in new waters, though. Elsa Pataky’s Adrielle and Cal seem primed to have their paths eventually converge. If that happens, the lead-up seems destined to elicit a fair share of tension and intrigue.

That is just one piece of suspense in a magnitude of mysteries for the series. To its credit, Tidelands also conjures Netflix’s Bloodlines. So, fans who miss that crime series may also be curious to see what this mermaid drama has in store.

It will be neat to see Elsa Pataky taking a large part in a series. From the trailer alone, you can tell she is going to give an intense performance.

It should also be fun to see how the mermaids will be depicted. At the 29-second mark, you can catch a small glimpse of one. Based on the brief look we got in the trailer, it seems they will be taking a ghostly approach to their appearance in the water. Exciting!

The wait to watch will not last too much longer. Tidelands premieres December 14 on Netflix. The series is one of many shows making their debut this season on the streaming giant and beyond, so be sure to stay up to date on everything coming to the small screen in the next few months.

Ryan Reynolds’ Newest Hugh Jackman Troll Is An A+

After spending 17 years as Wolverine in the X-Men films, Hugh Jackman found the perfect opportunity to hang up his claws in 2017’s Logan. The moving send-off brought closure to many fans of his portrayal of the badass character but not everyone will let his Wolverine rest in peace, *cough, cough* Ryan Reynolds. The Deadpool actor has been at maximum effort to pull Wolverine out of retirement but Jackman is a man of his word. Take a look:

Shots fired! Hugh Jackman was of course asked again about the possibility of a Deadpool / Wolverine crossover that Ryan Reynolds has passionately talked up and hide your ears Wade Wilson, it’s not pretty. Jackman stands by his decision to put Wolverine behind him and Reynolds is apparently standing by his role as president of the “Bring Back Wolverine Foundation.” The hilarious actor called out Jackman on Twitter with some fighting words.

The tweet links to an article by Screen Rant about a recent interview with Hugh Jackman where the actor further confirmed his lack of plans to return as Wolverine. Jackman also talked about how “relentless” Ryan Reynolds is in trying to sway him to co-star in a Deadpool movie, and has approached him multiple times. In Reynolds’ defense, a team-up between the two characters would be an entertaining mash up, and considering the actors’ cute relationship, their on-screen chemistry would be off the charts.

Jackman was the butt of a few hilarious jokes in Deadpool and Reynolds has gone so far to even say he’d cast him as himself just for the chance to work with him again. Considering the goofy fourth-wall breaking nature of the franchise, this idea would not only work but may be the best play for Reynolds to pitch to him.

There is something to be said about giving a character the proper send off and letting it stick in service of him, as Hugh Jackman did with Logan. The actor played the character in eight X-Men movies, including cameos for almost two decades; so, maybe Ryan Reynolds should just let old man Logan rest in peace.

With the Disney and Fox merger soon to be in full effect, the Marvel Universe could get a lot more interesting and feature some more crossover opportunities for Deadpool. While we have no idea if the studios will take the plunge and bring the Avengers and X-Men characters together, they technically can now and that opens some doors. Ryan Reynolds’ iconic character is already entering PG-13 territory this holiday season with the special re-release of Deadpool 2.

The film is getting a new title Once Upon a Deadpool and will be framed around a funny callback to The Princess Bride on December 12. Expect a bitter Christmas card, Hugh Jackman.

This Is Us Ratings Hit A Series Low Before Season 3 Fall Finale

This Is Us has had a solid run thus far as one of television’s most popular dramas, but the NBC show’s ratings slumped in the episode ahead of its fall finale. The result was a series low score in the key demo, and also a low in overall viewers. “Six Thanksgivings” only resulted in a rating of 1.8, but there’s reason to believe those numbers could rebound.

This Is Us‘ Thanksgiving-themed episode may have earned the lowest ratings share the series has had in the key demo, but it was still the highest-rated show of the evening. In what appeared to be an off night for NBC, This Is Us still beat out colleagues like The Voice, which also saw a similar drop in the ratings. New Amsterdam had the best showing of the network, with its 1.1 rating staying even with the week prior.

This Is Us may have won in the key demos, but its rivalry for Tuesday night supremacy continued on with NCIS. Deadline reported the crime procedural was down two-tenths with a 1.2 rating, but won the title of the most-watched program of the evening with 11.9 million viewers. Its viewership lead is nearly 4 million above This Is Us, which posted 7.91 million viewers for the November 20 episode. If its ratings fall further, This Is Us could be in danger of dropping its rating title to NCIS or another primetime program.

As for why This Is Us and others may have struggled, Tuesday night was the evening preceding what could be a travel day for viewers. Families traveling out of town may have been in the process of packing, or en route in vehicles that lack the ability to broadcast primetime television. This means by the time the This Is Us midseason finale arrives on November 27, the series may regain a series ratings pull of over 2.0. (That said, This Is Us has aired an episode around Thanksgiving every season so far, so what made this year different?)

The viewership for the Thanksgiving week episode may be disappointing for This Is Us, as an effort was made to incorporate the holiday into the story. The night featured a look at multiple Thanksgivings for the show’s characters, and a surprise reveal by Randall’s daughter Tess. Tess confided in her aunt Kate that she may want a girlfriend some day — not a boyfriend — and asked Kate to keep her confession a secret from her parents.

Rating slumps in Season 3 have not been uncommon for This Is Us. After record-setting numbers in Season 2, the Season 3 premiere saw a 26% drop in the key demographic. The downward trend could mean the crown is slipping on its primetime supremacy, or just flattening out after a season of big ratings wins due to the mystery of Jack Pearson’s death. The biggest win came with the 2018 Super Bowl Sunday episode, which earned the show 26.97 million viewers.

This Is Us airs on NBC Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET. For a look at what else is coming to television in the near future, be sure to visit and bookmark our fall and midseason premiere guide.