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Night Court

Night Court

  • Premiered: 
    January 17, 2023
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  • Network: NBC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Updated version of Night Court 
  • Subject Matter: Legal
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Plot Synopsis

In this reboot of the classic 1980s sitcom NIGHT COURT, the eternally optimistic Abby Stone follows in the footsteps of her revered late father, Judge Harry Stone, as she takes on the challenge of overseeing the night shift of a Manhattan arraignment court. Abby always sees the best in people and her passion for justice is undeniable. In her quest to bring order and dignity to the court and reign in its colorful crew of oddballs, she enlists former night court district attorney Dan Fielding to serve as the court's public defender. Still exceedingly self-confident, Fielding must adjust to a new boss and a new job -- defending the downtrodden. And, beneath his arrogant demeanor, there is an empathetic side to Fielding that Abby is determined to unearth. They both must contend with Olivia, the court's officious assistant district attorney. Driven and ambitious, she views the night court as a steppingstone on her way to bigger things. Neil is the court's neurotic clerk who loved that his job came with low expectations. That is until a new idealistic judge showed up looking to push him out of his comfort zone. Rounding out the staff is Donna "Gurgs" Gurganous, the night court's sharp-witted bailiff. Gurgs takes her job very seriously and is fiercely protective of her night court colleagues. NIGHT COURT premieres with back-to-back new episodes on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 8-9pm ET/PT on NBC.

On Saturday, December 23, 2023 at 8:30pm ET/PT, NBC premiered "A Night Court Before Christmas," a NIGHT COURT holiday episode. It's Christmastime at Night Court. Abby enlists Dan on her quest to track down a little girl's letter to Santa. Gurgs' gift for Dan isn't what she expected. Olivia is haunted by a witness who believes herself to be the Ghost of Christmas Present.

Season 2 of NIGHT COURT debuted on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 8pm ET/PT on NBC, with Roz Russell (guest star Marsha Warfield) returning to Night Court in the season opener, "The Roz Affair." Dan helps Roz with an investigation that goes awry as they find themselves pleading their case in front of Abby. Gurgs regails the court with stories of her London adventures. Olivia tries to establish a side gig as a sports agent.
On Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 8pm ET/PT, NBC premiered "The Best Dan," the Season 2 finale of NIGHT COURT. Roz (guest star Marsha Warfield) finds herself in court after her wedding venue falls through, prompting Abby to offer up the courthouse for the big day. Dan strikes up a connection with a wedding guest who has ties to his past, only to realize that his reputation precedes him. Abby and Jake (guest star Ryan Hansen) set rules to keep their relationship casual. Gurgs suspects foul play and enlists Olivia, Wyatt and Flobert to investigate. Indira G. Wilson guest stars as Loretta.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by After January Productions
  • In association with Warner Bros. Television
  • In association with Universal Television


  • - Manhattan, New York USA

Births, Deaths & Weddings

  • March 26, 2024: Roz Russell & Loretta are married