This is Us…Now

Listen to our weekly recaps of NBC’s new hit, This is Us

This is Us…Now Interviewing ‘The Big Three’ - 01/28/17

January 31st, 2017

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Listen to Lonnie Chavis (little Randall), Mackenzie Hancsicsak (little Kate), and Parker Bates (little Kevin) talk about what its like working on NBC's hit show, This is Us. The 'big three' discuss everything from their auditions to their most recent episode, 'Three Sentences,' which aired on 01/24/17. Listen and enjoy! 

Don't forget to Tweet @ThisisUs__Now, @LonnieChavis, @MHancsicsak, and @Parker_Austin_B to let us know what you thought! 

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping ‘Three Sentences’ - 01/24/2017

January 26th, 2017

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Jack and Rebecca get in over their heads when they decide to throw Kate, Kevin and Randall three separate parties for their 10th birthday. Randall struggles to make time for William as things intensify at the office. Kevin makes a major decision in his romantic life. Kate's gastric bypass journey takes an unexpected turn.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping ‘The Big Day’ - 01/17/2017

January 18th, 2017

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The episode is completely based around the lead-up to the triplets' birth. Rebecca is going through a mental breakdown, which includes forgetting it is Jack's birthday.  Dr. K struggles to accept the death of his wife, who died 14 months earlier, including refusing to dispose of her belongings, and also declining an offer for dinner at a widow's house. Fireman Joe is struggling with his marriage, and he asks a priest for a miracle.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping ‘The Right Thing to Do’ - 01/10/2017

January 11th, 2017

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Jack and Rebecca are looking for a house that could fit their growing family, but didn't expect to be having triplets. Randall feels William's time spent with Jesse is taking precious moments away from their family but is assured it's only to help him with his medical needs. Kevin and Sloane are doing well--until Olivia comes back. Jack asks his estranged, abusive father for money.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping ‘Last Christmas’ - 12/6/2016

January 10th, 2017

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When Kate comes down with appendicitis on Christmas Eve, the Pearsons take her to the hospital, where they run into Dr. K, who they realize needs their support; Kevin celebrates Hanukkah with Sloane's family.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping “The Trip” - 11/29/16

January 10th, 2017

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Randall is unbearably devastated by his mother's lies and betrayal. He, Kate, and Kevin make a trip to their family cabin; Olivia tags along with her uninvited ex-boyfriend Asher and playwright Sloane. Olivia makes a rude comment to Kate, driving a wedge between her and Kevin. Though "Vision Jack" can't believe Rebecca lied to him too, he tells Randall to understand his mother's point of view. Kate still wants to be friends with Toby, but he would rather not.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping “Pilgrim Rick” - 11/22/16

January 10th, 2017

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It's Thanksgiving. In the past, the Pearsons, as children, are going on a 6-hour road trip to Rebecca's parents' house, but they get into a car accident and abandon the dinner completely. Kate takes a break with Toby before Thanksgiving, saying she needs to get a handle on her weight and her life. Kevin invites Olivia to come celebrate Thanksgiving at Randall's house. Beth gives Rebecca an ultimatum.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping “The Best Washing Machine in the World” - 11/15/16

January 9th, 2017

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The Pearson children are teenagers by now in the flashback, Kevin and Randall are bickering harder than ever. Kevin moves out of their room and into the basement and wants Randall to stay away. In the present, Kevin and Randall go out to dinner by themselves when Rebecca and Miguel have to cancel. Kate is working hard on trying to lose weight but is disappointed with the results—meanwhile Toby isn't even trying and is hitting his weight loss goals; he wants to abandon the diet altogether. 

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This is Us…Now Recapping ‘Career Days’ - 11/01/16

January 6th, 2017

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Flashbacks reveal that Randall has been extraordinarily intelligent since he was a child, and he gets transferred to an elite private school. Kate starts a new job as a personal assistant for Marin and has to deal with Marin's bratty teenage daughter Jemma and reveals she doesn't talk to her mom, Rebecca, anymore. Olivia has unorthodox methods of teaching Kevin how to deal with grief. Randall decides he wants to take piano lessons, but not from William.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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This Is Us…Now Recapping ‘The Game Plan’ - 10/25/16

January 5th, 2017

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It's Super Bowl XIV and the Pittsburgh Steelers are winning, but Jack and Rebecca are fighting about not having kids; Kevin believes he moved to New York out of fear and uses the play to teach a life lesson to his nieces. Kate acts weird about watching a Steelers game and has to tell Toby why football games are personal for her.

Theme song by Sofie Zamchick, Photo Courtesy of NBC 

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