Warning: This recap contains spoilers from the “Number Two” episode of This Is Us. It was Kate’s turn to take the pole position on This Is Us this week as the series continued its Big Three-themed trilogy of episodes to close out the first half of Season 2.
On “This Is Us,” the first of three episodes focusing on “The Big Three” featured one Pearson hitting rock bottom and ended with a death no one saw coming.
During our This Is Us postmortem interview with Isaac Aptaker last week, the showrunner/executive producer teased “three very special episodes,” each one focused on a particular member of the big three on the same day in the past and present, that would close out the first half of Season 2. The difference is that Randall’s torture is mostly self-imposed or a result of his abandonment and adoption issues, while Kevin seems to feel that he was thrust onto the path to greatness and everyone refuses to let him off.
'This is Us' showrunner and exec producer Isaac Aptaker talks Kevin's downward spiral, Kate and Toby's wedding, and the upcoming episodes that are "totally different than anything we've ever done."
What’s the backstory for William Hill, Randall Pearson’s biological father on “This Is Us”? Tuesday night, we learned that his past included a dramatic encounter with the judge in a criminal court.
On "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver asked "This Is Us" to help increase the USPS's popularity with educational messages in storylines.
Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown really came through with all the feels this week on "This Is Us," which made fans bawl hysterically.
Now that fall TV is in full swing, here are nine series, from “Riverdale” to “The Orville,” we think could be even better — if they'd just take our advice.
The Pearson family does Halloween on "This Is Us," Jason Mantzoukas invades "The Good Place" as Janet’s boyfriend, and Hallmark gives us a “Countdown to Christmas” series of Yuletide-themed TV movies.
While it seemed like everyone on "This Is Us" was facing some serious issues, there was one person whose issue was actually something good.
On "This Is Us," Kevin Pearson was having the time of his life starring in a movie opposite Sylvester Stallone, until his dad's death was mentioned.
On "This Is Us," Kevin was totally freaking out about returning to "The Manny" while Kate and Rebecca's mother-daughter drama reached its boiling point.
"I've had to make a couple of deals with people," the actor admits. Watch our full BUILD Series NYC chat here.
"This Is Us" always had people reaching for the nearest tissue box to wipe away tears, but last night's episode also left many with their jaws dropped.
One of the busiest people behind the scenes of “This Is Us” is makeup head Zoe Hay, who’s always having to change the age of the characters. Here’s how she deals with Rebecca and Jack Pearson.
This Is Us went straight for the feels in its season two premiere revealing more information on Jack's death.
Brown, whose Emmys acceptance speech was cut off after less than two minutes, lamented not being “pretty Australian white women who have already won Oscars.” In a good-natured way, of course. Kidman's acceptance speech for Best Actress for “Big Little Lies” ran over three minutes.