Saturday, June 07, 2014
SitcomsOnline Digest: The Top Ten Greatest NYC Sitcoms; New Amazon Prime Sitcom Pilots Ordered; More Mama's Family Retail DVD Releases
- The New York Post has made their list of the top 10 greatest NYC sitcoms, which includes Sex and the City, yet is somehow missing All in the Family. (NY Post)
- Deadline is reporting that Amazon Studios has ordered two more comedy pilots for Amazon Prime, Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998 and Down Dog. (Deadline)
- The chief content officer of Netflix talked to CNN about their unique strategy of releasing entire seasons of new series all at once, and how their approach differs from traditional outlets. (CNN)
- Have you ever wondered what happened to the cast of The Love Boat and Dave Coulier? You can find out tomorrow night on Oprah: Where Are They Now? on OWN. (SitcomsOnline)
- TV Land is celebrating the life of Ann B. Davis today, and MeTV will do the same thing tomorrow. (SitcomsOnline, Sitcoms Online)
HOME MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS
- For those who've patiently awaited for the releases of Mama's Family on DVD to move to traditional retail outlets, September 23 will bring Mama's Family - The Complete Fifth Season as well as Mama's Family - The Complete Collection to a retail release.
- Shout! Factory will be moving ahead with L.A. Law on DVD on September 23, with their release of L.A. Law - Season Three.
JUNE 10 HOME MEDIA RELEASES
- The Dick Van Dyke Show - Classic TV Beginnings (DVD, $14.98): This value-priced release from Image Entertainment brings the first 10 episodes of this series to DVD.
- The Twilight Zone - Classic TV Beginnings (DVD, $14.98): Another value-priced release from Image Entertainment brings the first 10 episodes of this series to DVD.
New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)
09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight
Monday, September 26
The Big Bang Theory - "The Military Miniaturization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Colonel Williams (Dean Norris), an Air Force representative from the Department of Material Command sits down to talk with Wolowitz.
Kevin Can Wait - "Sleep Disorder" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Kevin rearranges the house to his liking after his buddies convince him that Donna makes all their decisions and has taken over the house for her own benefit. Also, Kendra enlists her Uncle Kyle (Gary Valentine) to help toughen up Chale.
Monday, September 26
- Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
- Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
- Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
- Johnny Pemberton (Son of Zorn) - Johnny is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
- Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
- Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
- Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
- Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
- Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
- Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
- The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.