Wednesday, August 12, 2015
TV Land continues to expand its slate of original, contemporary comedies with the series pickup of Lopez, starring and executive produced by renowned stand-up comedian and actor George Lopez. The half hour single camera serialized comedy has a 12 episode order and will premiere in 2016. John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (Silicon Valley, King Of The Hill) will write and executive produce the series. Michael Rotenberg (It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia) of 3 Arts Entertainment and Troy Miller (Arrested Development) will also executive produce. The comedy, revolving around America's most successful Hispanic American comedian, explores how George struggles between his two worlds and crises – often of his own making. Too rich to go back to his working class, Latino roots, and too "brown" to feel comfortable in his affluent celebrity life, being George Lopez comes with many problems. Lopez's groundbreaking comedy George Lopez, which aired on ABC from 2002-2007, is a consistent hit on TV Land's sister network Nick at Nite.
Bravo Media has greenlit a second season of its critically-acclaimed comedy Odd Mom Out starring Jill Kargman, Abby Elliott, Andy Buckley, KK Glick, Sean Kleier and Joanna Cassidy. The scripted, half-hour series is created by and stars acclaimed author Jill Kargman playing a satirical version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite eco-system of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain. Odd Mom Out recently wrapped its first 10 episode season on August 3. Odd Mom Out marks Bravo's highest rated new series launch in 2015. Across season one, the show averaged 958,000 total viewers and 568,000 P18-49 in Nielsen Live+3, which is 42 percent higher than the cable comedy new series average among P18-49. In addition, Odd Mom Out stands as 2015's most upscale new scripted comedy series on ad-supported cable as well as ranking higher than any other new Bravo series for Video On Demand transactions.
New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)
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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Friday, January 20
Last Man Standing - "A House Divided" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Mike and Vanessa ask newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to tone down their constant displays of affection, Mandy agrees but only if her parents become more discreet in the way they express their feelings to each other. Meanwhile, Kristen gets Eve a gig playing at the Grill, but Ed wants to fire her after a lackluster performance.
Dr. Ken - "A Day in the Life" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Amy (guest star Yvette Nicole Brown), the producer of a documentary health series, follows Ken around to record a typical day at an HMO, giving Ken his big moment in the limelight. But much to Ken’s chagrin, a series of the less than thrilling day-to-day parts of the job at Welltopia leads Ken to doubt his own career choice.
Friday, January 20
- Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
- JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
- Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
- John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
- Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
- Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
- Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
- Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
- Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.