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Photo Credit:  Joe Lederer/NBC
  • Premiered: 
    October 3, 2016
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  • Network: NBC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Eric Kripke & Shawn Ryan 
  • Subject Matter: Science Fiction
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Plot Synopsis

TIMELESS is a one-hour drama series that follows history professor Lucy Preston, who teams with scientist Rufus and soldier Wyatt to try and prevent master criminal Garcia Flynn from changing American history -- and possibly destroying the country -- after he steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine. The trio must use the machine's prototype to travel back in time to critical events. While they must make every effort not to affect the past themselves, they must also stay one step ahead of Flynn. But can this handpicked team uncover the mystery behind it all and end his destruction before it's too late? The series opens when the trio chase Flynn to the Hindenburg disaster of 1937. While there, Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus each have to draw on expertise to save the present and protect the past -- possibly at great personal cost. Then, in the next episode, the threesome trail Flynn to the night of Lincoln's assassination, where they're horrified to learn that Flynn's linked up with history's most notorious assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Putting aside a tragedy of her own, Lucy speculates that Flynn intends to send the fragile nation into chaos by making a bad thing worse, and a debate rages among the team: should they alter history if it means changing it for the better?
The second season of TIMELESS premieres Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 10pm ET/PT on NBC. Season 2 will pick up right where we left off with our heroes. We continue to race throughout history with our beloved team: Rufus, a scientist; Wyatt, a soldier; and Lucy, a history professor, in an attempt to prevent the destruction of our world as we all know it. This season they'll find an unlikely ally in their quest to ruin Rittenhouse, a deadly organization with plans to change history and reshape reality -- even though Lucy's family has been a part of Rittenhouse for centuries. Still making every effort not to affect the past themselves, they will visit 1692, 1917, 1941, 1981 and more. We'll be introduced to the likes of Marie Curie, Hedy Lamarr, William Randolph Hearst and a multitude of other influential people throughout history. The cast includes Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett Goran Visnjic, Paterson Joseph, Sakina Jaffrey, and Claudia Doumit.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Sony Pictures Television
  • Produced by Universal Television
  • Produced by MiddKid Productions
  • Produced by Kripke Enterprises
  • Produced by Davis Entertainment