What time is Quantum Leap on NBC tonight? (Jan. 2, 2023)

QUANTUM LEAP -- "Fellow Travelers" Episode 109 -- Pictured: (l-r) Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Song, Deborah Ann Woll as Carly -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC)
QUANTUM LEAP -- "Fellow Travelers" Episode 109 -- Pictured: (l-r) Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Song, Deborah Ann Woll as Carly -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC) /
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Quantum Leap is back after taking its winter break. It’s time to get some answers as to why Ben is leaping. What time will the winter premiere air tonight, Monday, Jan. 2?

Just as we got answers about the fixed point Ben is trying to leap to, Quantum Leap went on a break. That wasn’t too surprising, though. Broadcast shows go on a break around Thanksgiving or just before Christmas and then return in the New Year. And there is usually some sort of cliffhanger ending to bring us back when the show comes back.

That’s the case here. We now know that Ben is trying to leap to Addison’s death. He needs to stop that from happening, and that’s the fixed point he wants to get to. After that, he should be able to get back. But has he managed to fix the code properly?

Quantum Leap Season 1, Episode 9 release time on NBC

We need to watch the winter premiere to get some sort of idea. When will Quantum Leap Season 1, Episode 9 air on NBC tonight, Monday, Jan. 2?

The show is keeping the timeslot that has worked well for it in the fall. We’ll get the new episode at 10 p.m. ET/PT. You can watch the episode the following day on Peacock.

While the live ratings don’t look great, this is a show performing extremely well in delayed ratings. NBC is so happy with it that the series has already been renewed for a second season.

What to expect in Quantum Leap Season 1, Episode 9

So, what is going to happen in the new episode? After all, Ben has leaped again, and it’s not to that fixed point just yet. He’s heading to 1979 Chicago.

Ben finds himself as bodyguard Jack Armstrong. He’s devoted to the talented pop singer Carly Farmer, and she is the one who he needs to save this time. She’s going to die at the hands of someone else, and Ben needs to figure out why and how to save her so that he can leap to the next point.

Check out the promo and synopsis for Quantum Leap Season 1, Episode 9:

"Ben lands in 1979 Chicago as Jack Armstrong, a devoted security guard to talented pop singer Carly Farmer. During Carly’s prep for a big concert, it quickly becomes clear her life is in danger and Ben must determine who is trying to kill her and why."

Watch Quantum Leap’s winter premiere live

Date: Monday, Jan. 2
Start Time: 10/9c
Episode: Season 1, Episode 9, “Fellow Travelers”
TV Channel: NBC
Live Stream: Stream 1 | Stream 2

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Quantum Leap airs Mondays at 10/9c on NBC. Catch up the following day on Peacock.