When Is the ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Finale? The Last Episode Is Coming Out Soon

The This Is Us Season 5 finale is coming out soon, and fans are prepared for the Pearson family to take the sourest lemon life has to offer and turn it into something resembling lemonade. So here’s everything you need to know about This Is Us Season 5 Episode 16, “The Adirondacks,” and what’s next for season 6.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from the This Is Us Season 5 finale, “The Adirondacks.”]

The ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 finale date and time

Sterling K. Brown as Randall at Kevin’s bachelor party in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 15, ‘Jerry 2.0’
Sterling K. Brown as Randall in ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 | Ron Batzdorff/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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NBC will release the This Is Us Season 5 finale on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The current season was cut short by two episodes due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. So now, This Is Us Season 5 will end with episode 16, which is titled “The Adirondacks.”

Meanwhile, This Is Us fans need to make sure to adjust to the new schedule on May 25. NBC confirmed the season 5 finale will receive a new time slot at 10 p.m. ET. The new episode will also end at 11 p.m. ET.

What to expect from ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Episode 16, ‘The Adirondacks’

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The synopsis for the This Is Us Season 5 finale will not surprise you. For the past few episodes, the ABC drama has been gearing up for Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Madison’s (Caitlin Thompson) wedding. So naturally, the final episode of the season will feature the celebration.

“The family gathers for Kevin and Madison’s wedding,” the description for This Is Us Season 5 Episode 16 says. 

Meanwhile, it seems the last episode of This Is Us Season 5 will leave fans on another major cliffhanger. In an interview with Extra, Milo Ventimiglia, who plays Jack Pearson, teased the upcoming finale. 

“There will be tears shed,” Ventimiglia said. “But I think it’s going to be more of an ‘Uhhh, oh they didn’t!’ I think… it’s going to be one of the big shocker moments, like, ‘Oh, wow did they do that?’”

‘This Is Us’ Season 6 is coming out in 2022

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While the This Is Us Season 5 finale will end on a cliffhanger, fans can still look forward to the sixth season. That said, NBC confirmed This Is Us Season 6 will be the show’s final run, and the show won’t air until 2022.

This Is Us will be airing midseason for the first time in its remarkable run,” NBCUniversal’s chairman of entertainment networks, Frances Berwick, said, per Deadline. “We know that saying goodbye to the Pearsons is going to be hard enough. So what we wanted to do is honor the fans and get them as close to an uninterrupted run as we could, which is only possible in midseason.”

Whatever happens to the Pearsons in the This Is Us Season 5 finale, there are still plenty of stories left in season 6. So get ready. This one’s going to be an emotional ride.

This Is Us Season 5 airs Tuesday nights on NBC.