Thursday, April 02, 2015

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

CBS

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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.