Monday, June 06, 2016

Lopez to Return on TV Land for 2nd Season; Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Returns June 16

Lopez

TV Land announced the second season order of original comedy Lopez starring and executive produced by stand-up comedian and actor George Lopez. Lopez is currently in its first season on TV Land, airing Wednesdays at 10pm and full episodes can be viewed on the TV Land App. The first season finale airs on Wednesday, June 22. The series revolves around George as he struggles with wanting to give back to the Latino community where he grew up, but also feeling as though he can never satisfy all the demands placed on him by both the celebrity world and his hometown. TV Land is also airing reruns of George's first series, George Lopez weeknights at 8pm. Lopez is also executive produced and written by John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (Silicon Valley, King of the Hill). Michael Rotenberg (It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia) of 3 Arts Entertainment also served as executive producer alongside Troy Miller, who also directed all episodes of season one and produced the show via Dakota Pictures.


Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee - Jerry Seinfeld and Margaret Cho

Crackle, Sony's free streaming network, will premiere Jerry Seinfeld's original series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with a new episode every Thursday starting on June 16. Guests set to appear in season eight of the Emmy® nominated series includes (not in air-order): comedienne Margaret Cho, SNL creator Lorne Michaels, stand-up comic Jim Gaffigan, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver, actor JB Smoove and writer/producer of some of the biggest hit films, Judd Apatow. Crackle's Original Movie, Dead Rising: Endgame, based on the hugely popular Dead Rising video game franchise by Capcom, which has sold over 9.1 million copies worldwide, will premiere on June 20. The action-packed zombie thriller produced with Legendary Digital Media, stars Jesse Metcalfe (Desperate Housewives, Dallas), Billy Zane (Zoolander 2, Titanic) Dennis Haysbert (24, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Marie Avgeropoulos (The 100), Jessica Harmon (iZombie) and Keegan Connor Tracy (Once Upon a Time, Bates Motel). Sports Jeopardy!, Crackle's sports-centric game show hosted by Dan Patrick, will continue to air new episodes weekly, every Wednesday.

New programming arriving to Crackle in June include: Blue Crush starring Kate Bosworth, the supernatural horror film Insidious, the 2006 biographical drama, The Pursuit of Happyness starring Will Smith, sports drama Gridiron Gang starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, additional episodes of Seinfeld and much more. In anticipation of season two, fans can binge-watch the entire first season of Crackle's first, one-hour scripted drama, The Art of More, starring Dennis Quaid (executive producer), Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke. Fans can also watch all 13 episodes of the stop-motion animated comedy, SuperMansion with Bryan Cranston (executive producer), Seth Green (executive producer), Keegan-Michael Key and Jillian Bell, among several guest stars including: Chris Pine, Jordan Peele, Donald Faison, Ron Perlman, Breckin Meyer, Clark Duke and many more.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, April 19

I Love Lucy - "I Love Lucy Funny Money Special" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
I LOVE LUCY FUNNY MONEY SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of the classic series, will be broadcast Friday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The two episodes, “The Million-Dollar Idea” and “Bonus Bucks,” are newly colorized with a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed. As with previous “Lucy” specials, the main titles and end credits are seamlessly combined into one set at the beginning and end of the hour, with no interruption between the episodes.

In “The Million-Dollar Idea,” Lucy and Ethel attempt to get rich quick by bottling Lucy’s homemade salad dressing. A commercial pitch on a local TV program results in hundreds of orders, but Ricky soon determines that the girls are not charging enough to cover the cost of production and distribution. They decide to fill the initial orders and get out of the business fast, but a second TV appearance, designed to discourage additional sales, results in even more orders!

In “Bonus Bucks,” it’s the Ricardos vs. the Mertzes when both couples claim ownership of a dollar bill worth three hundred dollars in a newspaper’s “Bonus Bucks” contest. To save their friendship, they decide to split the winnings, each couple keeping half the actual bill until it can be redeemed. Unfortunately, Ricky puts the Ricardos’ half of the dollar in his pajama pocket – and Lucy sends those pajamas to the laundry!

Last Man Standing - "Yass Queen" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep; Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.

The Cool Kids - "Indecent Proposal" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In an attempt to date a guy who is way out of her league, Margaret pretends to be someone she's not.

Sydney to the Max - "Little Shop of Reynolds" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sydney and Olive decide to help Max at the bike shop's biggest sale of the year; when Leo's dad hires a girl to work at the arcade, Max and Leo compete to see who can impress her the most.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Watch Beth on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Happy Days) - Henry appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Chalke (How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)/Mad Love/Scrubs/Roseanne) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke guest co-hosts ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Bill Hader (BarrY) - Bill talks about Barry on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rick Fox (The Game/Mr. Box Office) - Rick talks about Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake Choi (Single Parents) - Jake talks about Single Parents on the BUILD Series at 11am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season

02/05 - Family Guy - Part 1 - Volumes 1-5
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 2 - Volumes 6-10
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 3 - Seasons 10-14
02/05 - First Lady of Television - Betty White Collection (40 rare and acclaimed episodes from her early days in television)
02/05 - Mama's Family - Seasons 1-6 - The Complete Series
02/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-3 (Blu-ray)
02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
02/26 - What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season
03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
04/02 - Archer: Danger Island - The Complete Season Nine
04/09 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fifth Season
04/12 - Evening Shade - The Complete Collection
04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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