Thursday, August 27, 2015

COZI TV Launches The Munsters on October 5; Instant Mom Returns to TV Land for 3rd Season

The Munsters

He is a man of stature. A man of strength. A man who is a hero to every man. And he is coming to COZI TV. He is a man they call Her-man. Standing up for all the Hermans everywhere. It's your time at last, Herman! Your time to come out of the shadows and revel in your Herman-ness! You are the man of the year--the Her-man of the year! It's a year long celebration on COZI TV as they present The Munsters! The series premieres on COZI TV on Monday, October 5, 2015, airing each weeknight at 5pm & 5:30pm. We'll have more info very soon, but this is indeed great news. We can of course expect a marathon on Halloween (Saturday, October 31) as well, but details will follow. There will be a 12-hour marathon, though, and it is certainly going to be a "Munster" mash. The sitcom, epicting the home life of a family of benign monsters, stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. So get ready to go back to Mockingbird Lane after over 50 years, as the 1964-66 sitcom will join the COZI TV regular line-up.


Instant Mom

The Tia Mowry sitcom Instant Mom is back for its third season. TV Land will air the series Saturdays at 8pm & 8:30pm beginning Saturday, Sept. 19. On the season premiere, forced to face her fear of swimming, Stephanie makes the rest of the family confront their fears leading to an uncomfortable situation on top of an amusement park rollercoaster. 26 episodes were produced for the first season, followed by 20 more in its second season. It is reported that 20 more episodes will air for season three. The sitcom started off on NickMom and Nick at Nite but moved to TV Land late last season. Instant Mom is a comedy series about twenty-something party girl, Stephanie, who trades in cosmos for carpools when she marries an older man, Charlie, with three kids. Stephanie slowly grows into her role as a full-time stepmom while struggling to maintain some sense of her fun-loving, slightly irresponsible life.


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

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, January 16

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin vs. the Dutch Elm" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Kevin tries to charm his neighbor into giving him permission to cut down one of her trees, he becomes intimidated by her imposing son, Rutger (retired MMA Fighter and UFC Heavyweight Champion Bas Rutten), and invites them over for a non-existent party.

Man with a Plan - "A Dinner Gone Wrong" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Andi and Marcy realize they were rivals in high school, Adam and Don are dragged into the feud and forced to take sides.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Stalking Dead" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Max and Caroline get their big break when they’re cast as zombie extras after they finally arrive at the movie set in Texas where Randy is working. Back at home, Han and Oleg try their hand at construction after they fire the contractor working on the dessert bar. Beth Littleford guest stars as Bonnie, the assistant director of the zombie movie.

The Odd Couple - "Batman vs. The Penguin" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murph gets Oscar to agree to participate in a regular TV segment where he competes with a penguin at the zoo to predict the winners of hockey games. Also, Emily and Felix take their first steps to becoming just friends. Former professional hockey player Luc Robitaille guest stars as himself.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Monday, January 16

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Hodgman (Married) - John is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.