BEVERLY HILLS, California — This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman doesn’t know exactly why the NBC show has garnered so much buzz so far ahead of the September debut.
But he’s guessing it has something to do with Milo Ventimiglia’s butt.
“We’re showing his ass in every episode,” Fogelman, who also penned and produced Crazy, Stupid, Love, joked at the Television Critics Association presentation Tuesday. “He doesn’t even have lines in the second one.”
The series, which airs Sept. 20 on NBC, weaves together the ensemble cast’s intersecting plot lines. Ventimiglia stars as Jack, husband to Mandy Moore’s character Rebecca. The series co-stars Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Chris Sullivan, Sterling K. Brown, Ron Cephas Jones and Susan Kelechi Watson. …