Thursday, April 02, 2015

CBS 2015 Season Finales Schedule; Sundance Channel Presents Paley Center Series


CBS announced season finale airdates that will include two-hour finales for Hawaii Five-0 and CSI: Cyber, a one-hour finale for new comedy, The Odd Couple, and a two-hour finale for Survivor, followed by the reunion special. In addition, new drama Stalker returns to the schedule on Monday, May 4 at 9 on a new night and time for its final three episodes. The CBS finales will be spread out between April 20 and May 24.

The following are the full season finale airdates for CBS series:

Monday, April 20
9:00-10:00 PM Scorpion

Thursday, April 30
9:30-10:00 PM Mom

Friday, May 1
10:00-11:00 PM Blue Bloods

Sunday, May 3
8:00-9:00 PM Madam Secretary

Tuesday, May 5
10:00-11:00 PM Person of Interest

Wednesday, May 6
9:00-10:00 PM Criminal Minds

Thursday, May 7
8:00-8:30 PM The Big Bang Theory

Friday, May 8
9:00-11:00 PM Hawaii Five-0 (2-Hour Season Finale)

Sunday, May 10
9:00-10:00 PM The Good Wife

Tuesday, May 12
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS
9:00-10:00 PM NCIS: New Orelans

Wednesday, May 13
9:00-11:00 PM CSI: Cyber (2-Hour Season Finale)

Thursday, May 14
8:30-9:30 PM The Odd Couple (1-Hour Season Finale)
10:00-11:00 PM Elementary

Friday, May 15
8:00-9:00 PM The Amazing Race

Monday, May 18
8:00-8:30 PM 2 Broke Girls
8:30-9:00 PM Mike & Molly
9:00-10:00 PM Stalker
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: Los Angeles

Wednesday, May 20
8:00-10:00 PM Survivor (2-Hour Season Finale)
10:00-11:00 PM Survivor Reunion Special

Sunday, May 24
10:00-11:00 PM Battle Creek

Behind the Story with the Paley Center

SundanceTV announced that its newest non-fiction series Behind the Story with the Paley Center will premiere on Tuesday, April 7 at 8 PM ET/PT. The six-episode series will feature in-depth discussions with the stars, writers and producers of the biggest shows on TV today, including Amy Poehler (Parks & Recreation), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and Jon Hamm (Mad Men). Composed of footage from The Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest 2013 and PaleyFest 2014 television festivals, the series will allow viewers the chance to relive their favorite TV moments through personal stories by the cast members and creative teams. Participants will reveal the behind-the-scenes details of the processes that brought to life some of the most beloved series currently on the air.

Season One of Behind the Story with the Paley Center will premiere as follows:
Tuesday, 4/7: Parks & Recreation: Behind the Story with the Paley Center
Tuesday 4/14: The Mindy Project: Behind the Story with the Paley Center
Tuesday 5/12: Mad Men: Behind the Story with the Paley Center
Tuesday 5/19: The Big Bang Theory: Behind the Story with the Paley Center
Tuesday 6/16: Orange is the New Black: Behind the Story with the Paley Center
Tuesday 6/23: Masters of Sex: Behind the Story with the Paley Center

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

Thursday, October 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Fetal Kick Catalyst" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Penny is surprised to learn she has fans of her performance in “Serial Ape-ist” when she attends Van Nuys Comic Con with Leonard. Also, Amy hosts a Sheldon-style brunch at Penny’s apartment, and Wolowitz makes an impulsive purchase when he starts stressing out about the baby on the way.

The Great Indoors - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Joel McHale stars as Jack, a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the new desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication.

Mom - "High-Tops and Brown Jacket" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and Adam’s relationship is tested when he moves in with her and Christy for a few weeks. Also, Christy learns the hard way that it may be a mistake to try and meet men with Jill.

Life in Pieces - "Annulled Roommate Pill Shower" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Heather and Tim enlist Clementine’s unusual parents, Mary-Lynn (Megan Mullally) and Spencer (Nick Offerman), to help convince Clementine and Tyler to annul their unexpected marriage. Also, Tommy moves in with Colleen, to the chagrin of her roommate, Dougie (Fortune Feimster); John and Joan run into “complications” after John takes the wrong dose of his daily pill; and Jen and Greg keep a secret from the family.

Superstore - "Halloween Theft" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dina (Lauren Ash) throws a wrench in everyone's Halloween plans when something goes missing from the store and declares that no employee can leave until someone confesses to stealing. Amy (America Ferrera) is determined to find out who is responsible because she doesn't want to miss trick-or-treating with her daughter and Mateo (Nico Santos) prepares for his secret date with Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin). Meanwhile, Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggle to bond until they discover they have more in common than they thought. Garrett (Colton Dunn) has a difficult time defending himself during the store-wide investigation.

The Good Place - "Most Improved Player" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Michael (Ted Danson) has a private meeting with Eleanor (Kristen Bell). Meanwhile, Chidi (William Jackson Harper), who has been harboring a secret, contemplates what to do.

Better Things - "Scary Fun" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam makes a point.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 24)

Thursday, October 27

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron appears on Chelsea on Netflix. He also talks about Inferno on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!), John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) and John Slattery (Maggie) - They talk about Broadway's The Front Page on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Angelique Cabral (Life in Pieces/Enlisted) - Angelique talks about Life in Pieces on the AOL Build Show at 11am.