Saturday, November 01, 2014

SitcomsOnline Digest: Cancellations at NBC; Nash Bridges and Becker DVDs

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! Now that Halloween is over and everybody is in the holiday mood now (if you don't believe it, check your local radio dial, because there is a good chance you'll find at least one station playing non-stop Christmas music), things are also slowing down as far as news developments, but we're here with all that we have, including a pair of recent cancellations at NBC. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • NBC has started their cancellation rounds this week with Thursday night comedies A to Z and Bad Judge being let go. The network is planning to allow them to finish their 13 episode order in their current time slot, at least as of right now. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The episode order for Fox's Mulaney, a series that was one of the most talked about for the season, has been cut from 16 to 13, but it isn't cancelled... yet. (Zap2It)
  • It's the first week of November sweeps, and if you don't know what to watch, USA Today can give you a little help. (USA Today)
  • Antenna TV is preparing a Thanksgiving feast for their viewers, with a 27 hour Dennis the Menace marathon. (SitcomsOnline

HOME MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS


NOVEMBER 4 HOME MEDIA RELEASES 

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FOLLOW ME

Who to Follow: Danny Cooksey (Twitter), "Actor/musician known for such memorable roles as the little white kid on Diff'rent Strokes. The guy with the sweet mullet in Terminator 2 and yes Budnick"
Claim to Fame: Danny Cooksey was born in Oklahoma and on track to be a country music star when he and his mother moved to Los Angeles. Instead, he ended up on Diff'rent Strokes, where he played Sam, or as he refers to it, "the little white kid." He later went on to play Bobby Budnick on the Nickelodeon series Salute Your Shorts. Today, he does more work as a voice actor.
Pick of the Tweets: "This is great My son said mommy? Ha ha"@halfshort: @DannyCooksey this is a pic I drew of you a waaaay long time ago. pic.twitter.com/y39zeQVt5Z"" (April 20, 2014)


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

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

Friday, September 30

Last Man Standing - "Gameday Forecast: Showers" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a Jack and Jill wedding shower for Mandy and Kyle is announced, Mike is disappointed to learn it’s on the same day as the big Broncos-Chargers game. In an effort to catch the game with Joe (Jay Leno) and the guys, Mike convinces the couple to hold separate showers. Ryan offers to host the men’s festivities at his place, and to Mike’s dismay, he’s more into party planning than anyone would have thought. Meanwhile, Ed’s convinced that sticking to his superstitious rituals is the only way to see to it that the Broncos pull out a big win, even if it means interfering with Mandy’s wedding shower.

Dr. Ken - "Ken and Allison Share a Patient" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Allison’s first work day at Welltopia, she and Ken try to prove the other wrong when it comes to a patient’s diagnosis. After Damona introduces her new boyfriend, Eric, to co-workers, Pat surprises everyone and announces he’s also dating someone. Meanwhile, it’s Dave’s first day of middle school, and he’s nervous he won’t be able to make friends, so he turns to D.K. to help reinvent his image.

Liv and Maddie - "Linda & Heather-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Liv thinks she landed a small role on a hit show called ``Linda and Heather'' but her part turns out to be much bigger; Joey experiences relationship woes.

Bunk'd - "Luke Out Below" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Luke comes back to camp and takes Griff and Zuri on an adventure to prove that he's just as responsible as the other CITs.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Three Times" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Leslie and Angela try to fix their seemingly broken friendship with Jennifer.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "The Flower Delivery" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Keisha manages to intercept Richard's gift for his new love interest.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Friday, September 30

  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Watch Minnie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/How I Met Your Mother/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love on a Limb on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim talks about Madam Secretary on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) and Michael Rosenbaum (Impastor) - Sara and Michael talks about Season 2 of TV Land's Impastor on People Now at 8:30am.