There is much more quantum leap went your way this season.
NBC has ordered six more episodes of the freshman reboot, which is extending Season 1 of 12 episodes to a full 18-episode season, TVLine has learned. (Due to the extensive visual effects it requires, quantum leaplike NBC’s La Breanot suitable for a show with more than 20 episodes per season.)
quantum leap debuted on September 19 with 3.4 million total viewers and a demo rating of 0.5 (in Live + Same Day numbers), tying CBS East New York as the highest-rated series launch this fall; TVLine readers gave the premiere an average rating of 2+. After a dip in week 2, the sci-fi drama’s demo number rose again in week 3; Episode 4 airs tonight at 10/9c.
In his first round of Live+7 play numbers quantum leapThe figures of increased by 65 and 40 percent to 5.5 million viewers and a rating of 0.7.
Almost 30 years after Sam Beckett (played by Scott Bakula in the original series) climbed into the Quantum Leap Accelerator and disappeared, a new team led by Ben Song (Kevin can fuck himself‘s Raymond Lee) was assembled to restart the project. However, everything changed when Ben took an unauthorized leap into the past, leaving his team to solve the mystery of why he did it.
The crew working to bring Ben home includes Herbert “Magic” (Ernie Hudson), a no-nonsense career military and someone Beckett jumped into during the Vietnam War; Addison (Caitlin Bassett), a highly decorated Army vet who appears as a hologram that only Ben can see and hear while jumping; Ian Wright (Cowboy Bebop‘s Mason Alexander Park), who heads the artificial intelligence department “Ziggy”; and Jenn Chou (Bosch’s Nanrisa Lee) who leads digital security for the project.
Showrunner Martin Gero serves as executive producer alongside OG series creator Don Bellisario, Deborah Pratt (who served as executive producer on the original series and voices “Ziggy”), Dean Georgaris, Chris Grismer, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt.
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https://tvline.com/2022/10/10/quantum-leap-full-season-order-18-episodes/ Quantum Leap receives full season order on NBC, 18 episodes