This Is Us Premiere

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Don’t miss People and EW’s This Is Us LIVE viewing party!

Come back to this page on Tuesday, Sept. 26 as our editors bring you exclusive access to the This Is Us season 2 red carpet premiere party – with all the scoop from your favorite cast members. Then sit back for our experts’ insight and can’t-miss social buzz during the premiere episode of the NBC hit drama.

Bring tissues! 😭💓

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Aaron Parsley Digital Operations Director

Get excited!

Aaron Parsley Digital Operations Director

CONFIRMED: This Is Us premiere will make you sob! 😭😢😪😥


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Aaron Parsley Digital Operations Director

Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown has something to say about the season 2 premiere of This Is Us.

Sterling K. Brown Says Adopting Kids Will Be a Big Part of His Storyline on This Is Us

Aaron Parsley Digital Operations Director

Chrissy Metz is ready for the This Is Us premiere… 😊💕🎶

Tooomorrow, tomorrow, I love ya tomorrow! You're only a day awaaaay! #thisisus ❤️

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Michele Corriston Staff Editor

WHEN will we learn how Jack died?!

‘This Is Us’: How Does Jack Die? Stars Tease Huge Puzzle Piece in Season 2 Premiere

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been refreshing this gallery for weeks and can’t wait for the premiere!

13 Sizzling Hot Pics of Milo Ventimiglia to Hold You Over Until This Is Us Returns

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

We ship Toby and Kate, but what should their couple name be? Koby? Tate?

Chrissy Metz Reveals What’s Next for This Is Us’ Kate and Toby: ‘She’s Going to Have to Work for It’

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Who’s down for a viewing party in Sterling’s chic new “man cave” next week? We’ll have our people call his people.

Inside This Is Us Star Sterling K. Brown’s Made Over Man Cave — Plus, Where He Keeps His Emmy

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

The cast & crew really is one big, happy, Twitter-active family ♥♥♥

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

SIX. MORE. HOURS.

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Me, me, me! I’ll high-five you any day, Justin.

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Cutest countdown ever?! 😍

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

How can you not LOVE this cast?

We're just going to leave this here. Happy Friday! #ThisIsUs | 📷: @mandymooremm

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Michele Corriston Staff Editor

TBH we’re not emotionally prepared to watch Jack’s death

Milo Ventimiglia Talks Jack’s Death on This Is Us: ‘The Answer Is Going to Be Coming Soon’

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

I’m with Hannah

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Friendly reminder that Mandy Moore is not only an awesome TV mom, but a pop star:

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

My hopes and dreams for this episode: Jack’s death was an elaborate lie so he could escape the mob, and Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore live happily ever. (Sorry, Miguel.)

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

YES YES A THOUSAND TIMES YES!

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Tobey’s hat game = strong

http://people.com/minute-by-minute/this-is-us-premiere/

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Chrissy Metz was all smiles in New York City earlier this week – but we expect the tears to start flowing right around, say, 9 p.m. ET tonight?

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Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Name a more iconic trio. I’ll wait.


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Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Fall fashion aesthetic: Mandy Moore in the ’70s

Love Mandy Moore’s Moon Necklace on This Is Us? Shop 7 Similar Styles (Jack Not Included)

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Tobey’s hat game = strong

Chris Sullivan Hits the Emmys in a Top Hat, Admits He Was Speechless After Learning How Jack Dies on This Is Us

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Tobey’s hat game = strong

Chris Sullivan Hits the Emmys in a Top Hat, Admits He Was Speechless After Learning How Jack Dies on This Is Us

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Counting. Down.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Me rn:

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

What’s better than Rebecca and Jack’s love story? Mandy Moore’s!

Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith Are Engaged! See Their Romance in Photos

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Mandy needs a little help aging 33 years

See How Mandy Moore’s Glam Squad Transforms Her Into 66-Year-Old Rebecca on This Is Us

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Proof that Milo Ventimiglia can make ANYTHING sexy.

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

I mean, who among us HASN’T almost gotten kicked out of a late-night TV taping?

Proof Chrissy Metz’s Life Is Much More Relatable Than You Ever Thought

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

THIS is everything we know about season 2 …

‘This Is Us’ Season 2: Everything We Know So Far

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Me, all night:

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Milo and Mandy talk filming the Season 1 finale: ‘There was a lot of tension on set’

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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Some day some show’s gonna make you want to turn on NBC and cry

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Do you all follow Mandy on Instagram? @mandymooremm. She seriously posts the best throwbacks

Mandy Moore Throwback Photos

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Kyle Richards is ready for tonight!

Can't wait to watch the season 2 premier tonight of #thisisus on @nbc #thisisreal

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Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

And so is Shannon Beador!

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Have you loaded up on snacks?

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

So young, so innocent.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

FYI, Chrissy Metz’s Cameraman Boyfriend Is the Real Life Toby

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Re-live Milo Ventimiglia’s nude scene, with him, now:

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Spoiler alert: Mandy will be serving LEWKS on tonight’s red carpet.

CREDIT: Mandy Moore/Instagram

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

We’re ready!

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

We hear Milo Ventimiglia snuck off the red carpet somehow UNDETECTED by the crowds at the premiere – and that he’s looking good in a black t-shirt and jeans.

Michele Corriston Staff Editor
The This Is Us kids have arrived!
Mackenzie Hancsicsak, who plays young Kate, is giving bunny ears to her on-screen brother Parker Bates, who plays young Kevin, while Eris Baker and Faithe Herman, who play Randall’s daughters, pose for photos.

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

JACK IS IN THE BUILDING. Cue collective swoon.

CREDIT: Hannah Kavy

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

T minus 1 hour!

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Chris Sullivan on his red carpet attire: “I’ve just come from a fox hunt on the English countryside.”

CREDIT: Hannah Kavy

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Teen Kevin Logan Shroyer tells PEOPLE on the red carpet that his favorite part of filming season one was “the football stuff.”

“That was fun,” he shares. “Football was great… Yeah, that was fun. I never played like with pads and full time, so I was like, ‘I’m going to talk to the stunt people.’ “

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Milo Ventimiglia rode his motorcycle to the premiere *swoon*

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

The adorable Faithe Herman on Sterling K. Brown: “He’s an amazing TV dad. He’s funny, he helps us with our lines and he says it’s okay if you mess up, because that’s how you learn!”

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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Milo kind of confirmed that we’re FINALLY getting the answers we all want:

“We will learn something very large that relates to Jack’s death tonight.”

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

ICYMI, there’s a new addition to the This Is Us family on the way!

Alexandra Breckenridge Expecting Second Child

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Did Miguel kill Jack?

“I hope not!” Milo tells PEOPLE.

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

We spy Milo Ventimiglia and Jon Huertas (Miguel) catching up on the red carpet – so maybe that will quell your murder conspiracy theories

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Niles Fitch on the moment he finally got to meet Sterling K. Brown:

“I had been taping for about seven or eight months and hadn’t met older me. It was very surreal, and we do have a lot in common. Both of our fathers passed away when we were younger.”

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

We’ve got our THIS IS ME Kleenex boxes ready for THIS IS US right now! Are you guys ready?

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Chrissy Metz looking stunning in black!

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Kate will be pursuing her heart’s desire on season 2: a music career!

“I’d rather sing than speak,” admits Chrissy Metz. “It’s a little obnoxious!”

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Chrissy Metz Has The Perfect Answer To Fight Back The Bullies

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Kate… and Kate… and Kate!!!!!!!! (OMGGGG)

CREDIT: Patrick Gomez

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Obsessed with Faithe Herman

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Susan Kelechi Watson says fans tell her all the time that she and Sterling K. Brown are “relationship goals”… WE AGREE

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

I love their friendship 🙂

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

This Is Us writers, take note: Susan Kelechi Watson (aka Beth Pearson) wants to duet with Celine Dion.

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

T-10 MINUTES, PEOPLE. Relive season 1 while you wait:

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

WE LOVE MANDY MOORE

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Mandy Moore Is Ready to Be a Mom: ‘My Ovaries Are Jumping Up And Down’

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Mandy Moore teases the season premiere…

“I feel like tonight will be a huge weight off of all our shoulders, collectively.”

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Mandy Moore tells PEOPLE she worried she’d get “drunk on an airplane” and spill the beans on Jack’s death

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Milo Ventimiglia Teases Jack’s Death in This Is Us: ‘We Will Learn Something’

… BUT WHAT?!

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

Don’t worry, peeps. Justin Hartley is on his way — he’s just stuck in traffic!

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Let’s do this! gifisus

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Michele Corriston Staff Editor

HERE WE GO 😱

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

It’s happening.

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

There have been so many fan theories about Jack’s death — wonder if any of them will be true?

The Most Explosive Fan Theories About Jack’s Death on This Is Us

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

One more look at Mandy’s gorg ensemble for ya:

Aaron Parsley Digital Operations Director

Watch every moment of the red carpet at the This Is Us season 2 red carpet premiere right here.

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Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

WE LOVE YOU TOO

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

RIP WILLIAM

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

William may be dead, but he’s still here in season two (at least in voiceover)

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Okay. Here’s the REAL question for tonight…

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Michele Corriston Staff Editor

I could watch Sterling K. Brown holding a baby allllll day

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

MMMKAY young Kevin with the hickey. Once a stud, always a stud.

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Has Ron Howard ever sang happy birthday to you? Yeah, me neither.

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Please tell me they aren’t splitting up … please tell me they aren’t splitting up!

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Oh we know how those breaks end up….

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Aw, Kate is such a daddy’s girl 😢

Aurelie Corinthios TV writer/reporter

TFW Rebecca won’t hold Jack’s hand.

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

How did we exist before Sterling K. Brown?

I need real, concrete examples…

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

I feel bad for Randall because Ron Howard didn’t sing him “Happy Birthday.”

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

YAS, BETH! BRING HOME THE BACON.

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Of course Kevin saves the portion of cake that has his face on it. (I would, too.)

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Also: Kevin called the KarJenner baby boom!

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

“I promise like next week there will be like a bazillion more of them” – Kevin, on the Kardashians.

Oh, ok, btw:

Khloé Kardashian Is Pregnant! Revealed Days After Kylie Jenner’s Big Baby News

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Awww Toby!

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Wait …This Is Us just predicted all the Kardashian pregnancies …

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Randall and Beth are adopting a baby! Here’s what Sterling K. Brown told us about the storyline:

Sterling K. Brown Says Adopting Kids Will Be a Big Part of His Storyline on This Is Us

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Randall and Beth are adopting a baby! Here’s what Sterling K. Brown told us about the storyline: http://people.com/tv/sterling-k-brown-says-adopting-kids-will-be-a-big-part-of-his-storyline-on-this-is-us/

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

You really want to cry? Sterling K. Brown spoke to PEOPLE about real-life fatherhood.

‘This Is Us’ Star Sterling K. Brown Gets Candid About Real-Life Fatherhood

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

It’s not fair to us if they put Beth and Randall on shaky ground, too 😢

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Missed Sterling K. Brown on the red carpet of the This Is Us Season 2 premiere, but he sent us a special message from the car!

#thisisus is on NOW!!!!!! 😬

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Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Nooooo I don’t want to relive this fight 🙈

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Randall to Rebecca RN

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

He’s a pusher, Randall. That’s what he does, he pushes people.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Does This Is Is make everyone’s biological clock tick? I’m ready to go adopt a kid, like, yesterday.

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

But seriously how did Rebecca’s hair look that good post-delivery? 💁

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Most women would LOVE to have The Manny in their basement, girl.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

I WAS NOT PREPARED FOR WILLIAM TO APPEAR IN THIS EPISODE I DIDNT SIGN A RELEASE FORM HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

SPOTTED: Milo and Sterling are sitting watching the screening together. Laughing, slapping each other on the back after each other’s scenes.

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Just a reminder:

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Find yourself a man who thinks you’re as perfect as Beth ♥

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Chrissy is sharing some sage wisdom on Twitter – and set secrets

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Can we get in on this Milo and Mandy hug?! 😘

Photo credit: Sara Nathan

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Rebecca’s ridin’ solo, ridin’ solo, solo

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Tobey should chill and learn to take a free dinner.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

YAS KATE. YAAAAAAAS!

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Kate = Miss Independent

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Fifteen minutes left and I’m starting to get so nervous for the end of the episode

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Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Nothing but respect for MY president.

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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

OKAY AMBER THE BACK UP SINGER, WHATEVER

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

If the triplets were 17 when Jack died, it was 1997… hmmm

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Kudos to making Kate’s failure be about Kate’s talent and not about Kate’s weight. TWIST IS US gets us again!

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Jack died in 1997? That means those kids lost TWO Jacks in 1997…

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

Oh no no no no no no no that end

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Okay, so who had “house fire”?

(not me)

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia
Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Fans are losing it:

https://twitter.com/RobynRossTV/status/912859978775621632

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Fans are losing it:

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

NOPE. WE ARE NOT WELL.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Yes. This. All this.

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

Danielle Brooks is here for this season!

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Even Mandy Moore is emotional after that CRAZY ending:

“I don’t know how to feel. It was weird to watch it but I’m so glad we got to watch it together. It’s nice to know that piece of the puzzle,” she tells PEOPLE.

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Mandy Moore tells PEOPLE that tapping into Rebecca’s grief in that final scene was hard:

“I just had to put myself into that situation and that was a rough one. For me, this one in particular is really upsetting and just seeing what we saw there was enough to make anyone upset.”

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Chrissy Metz will get her vocal redemption next week, teases series creator Dan Fogleman: “and it’s pretty awesome.”

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

The cast looking way happier than I feel after that episode, in their Q&A with PEOPLE editorial director Jess Cagle

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

A full look at all the This Is Us ladies’ premiere outfits:


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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Hey, it’s the This Is Us kids!!!


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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

The father-fiancé meeting that will never… really… happen (and now I’m crying about Jack’s death again)

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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

The cast is like one big family – even in front of a very inquisitive audience. Check out these cute pics:



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Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

The cast is like one big family – even in front of a very inquisitive audience. Check out these cute pics:




CREDIT: Tyler Golden/NBC

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Oh and in case you need to relive that emotional final moment, we got ya

This Is Us Shocker: Is This How Milo Ventimiglia’s Jack Pearson Died? Twitter Goes Crazy

Kate Hogan Digital Specials Director

After the premiere last night the cast hung out at the afterparty — the pics are really cute!

This Is Us Party Photos, Season 2 Premiere

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

THIS IS US PREDICTED THE FUTURE AND WE ARE SHOOK

This Is Us Predicted the Kardashian-Jenner Baby Boom: ‘Next Week, There’ll Be a Bazillion More of Them’

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

Jimmy Fallon is all of us in this clip

Even the Sound Guy on This Is Us Can’t Stop Crying

Lindsay Kimble Associate Editor

We laughed, we cried, we yelled “You go, girl!” at our TV screens during the This Is Us‘ season 2 premiere as Chrissy Metz‘s character Kate faced her fears

Why Chrissy Metz’s Character Getting Rejected on This Is Us Was the Most Body Positive Moment of All

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Clues about Jack’s death, as told by emojis: 🐶🤕🔥

Everything We Know About Jack’s Death on This Is Us

Dave Quinn Mr. Milo Ventimiglia

How’s everyone doing after last night’s This Is Us? I am NOT well.

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Who’s ready for NEXT Tuesday?!

This Is Us Stars Reveal the Shocks, Tearjerkers & Everything Else to Expect From Season 2

Michele Corriston Staff Editor

Kate, meet Kate. And Kate.

Seeing Triple: Chrissy Metz and Her This Is Us Mini Kates Pose on the Red Carpet at the Season Two Premiere