Monday, March 09, 2015

I Dream of Jeannie Now on Logo; Disney Orders New Sitcom Best Friends Whenever

I Dream of Jeannie

The '60s classic I Dream of Jeannie is now on Logo! The Barbara Eden/Larry Hagman sitcom is airing on Logo in block format to go along with its other sitcoms such as Bewitched, Roseanne, Will & Grace, Just Shoot Me!, Samantha Who, Happy Endings, and The Golden Girls. Back to Jeannie, the show of course starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and whom she eventually marries. You'll have to check your listings to see when exactly it will air, as it will not have a set time. For example, today it is airing from 10am-1pm. I Dream of Jeannie can also be seen on the cable network FamilyNet and on the digital simulcast network Antenna TV.


Disney Channel

Disney Channel has ordered the comedy series Best Friends Whenever, starring Landry Bender (Disney XD's Crash & Bernstein) as Cyd, newcomer Lauren Taylor as Shelby and Gus Kamp (Deadtime Stories: The Beast of Baskerville) as Barry. Production begins in March for a premiere later this year. Best Friends Whenever centers on teenagers Shelby and Cyd, who when a science experiment goes wrong, become unstuck in time, leaping forward and backward whenever they want - and sometimes even when they don't. Now with the help of their next-door neighbor, teenage genius Barry, the girls must learn to master their awesome new power as they time-shift through high school.

The series was created by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas (both of Disney XD's Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja). Michael Kaplan (Dog With A Blog), along with Elinoff and Thomas, will serve as executive producers. Shelley Jensen (Austin & Ally, Good Luck Charlie) will direct multiple episodes. Stay with us for continued updates, including a premiere date.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, February 24

Last Man Standing - "Take Me to Church" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mike and Vanessa become increasingly worried their daughters don’t attend church anymore, so they decide to take it upon themselves to make church more interesting for everyone involved. When Ryan has Kyle as his guest on his podcast, they don’t expect their wives to hear their conversation.

Dr. Ken - "Allison Finds a Lump" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
During a self-exam, Allison finds a suspicious lump in her breast, causing Ken and the HMO gang to rally around her for support while she anxiously waits for the doctor’s diagnosis. Meanwhile, Dave has questions for how he will portray the character he’s playing in the school play, and Pat and Damona share an unexpected moment.

Stuck in the Middle - "Stuck in a Slushy War" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A slushy war breaks out when Harley's Slushy Shack faces new competition.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Friday, February 24

  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!) - Watch Nathan on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) - Hayley gives a musical performance on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan appears on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.