Monday, July 25, 2016

South Park Celebrates Historic 20th Season; The Vampire Diaries to Conclude After 8 Seasons

South Park

130 Countries. 30 Languages. 46 Million Facebook Fans. 5 Emmys(R). 4 Boys. 1 Town. South Park's been there. To celebrate the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning series' historic 20th season, Comedy Central and South Park Digital Studios will honor the iconic series with specialized events on-air, online and on-the-ground. The historic 20th season premieres this fall on Wednesday, September 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT only on Comedy Central. After kicking off the 20th season at Comic-Con in San Diego with a larger-than-life fan experience and a Hall H "South Park 20" panel with creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the celebration of South Park continues with: a traveling art exhibit curated by street pop culture artist Ron English; the launch of a redesigned South Park App and all-new Avatar Creator; the upcoming release of "South Park: The Fractured But Whole," the eagerly-awaited new video game from Ubisoft; the "South Park 20 Experience" featuring 20 iconic 2D/3D moments to travel to additional locations throughout the year; GIPHY to cut GIFs from iconic moments featured at Comic-Con, as well as Comedy Central's launch of the 20th season multi-tiered, multimedia marketing campaign to roll out over the next several months.

Comedy Central is currently running a #SouthParkSummer marathon with episodes airing every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. leading up to the 20th season premiere. Fans will also be able to vote on their favorite episodes across all social platforms with a countdown airing the most popular episodes on Sunday, September 4 from 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. SouthPark.cc.com will also host on-going contests and interactive elements.


The Vampire Diaries

After eight epic seasons of high-stakes romance, adventure, and drama, The Vampire Diaries will conclude its run with the upcoming 2016-17 season. The announcement was made at San Diego Comic-Con® by executive producers Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec. The panel concluded with a farewell video from the cast and producers, which featured an exclusive premiere of the new song "Changing Tides," by The Fray. The eighth and final 16-episode season of The Vampire Diaries will premiere Friday, October 21 from 8:00-9:00pm ET/PT, with a series finale date to be announced later. The series is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Outerbanks Entertainment, Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 21

The Big Bang Theory - "The Long Distance Dissonance" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The gang is concerned when Sheldon’s former admirer, Dr. Ramona Nowitzki (Riki Lindhome), resurfaces while Amy is away at Princeton.

Mom - "A Few Things and a Hawaiian Funeral" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Jill take Emily to see her biological mother, Natasha (Missi Pyle), in rehab where they make a surprising discovery, and Bonnie watches Adam’s dog while he’s out of town.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Recollection Dissipation" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon pushes himself to the limit when he collaborates on projects with Leonard and Wolowitz as well as Amy on the same day. Also, Bernadette is nearing the end of her maternity leave and must return to work.

Mom - "Lockjaw and a Liquid Diet" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy tries to help when Bonnie gets into trouble with the IRS but, realizing she’s in over her head, she encourages Bonnie to seek help from her newfound brother, Ray (Leonard Roberts).

The Guest Book - "Story Nine" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jacob, an Amish kid on Rumspringa, follows the signs to God's Country and ends up at the cabin, where he is convinced God is directing him to meet the love of his life in any way possible.

Better Things - "Rising" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam clears her head.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 18)

Thursday, September 21

  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Catch Dave on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory/Young Sheldon) - Jim appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kailtin is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1:45pm.
  • Kyle MacLachlan (Sex and the City) - Kyle visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amy Landecker (Transparent/The Paul Reiser Show) - Amy stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Minnie chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Essence Atkins (Marlon/Mr. Box Office/Are We There Yet?/Half & Half/Smart Guy) - Essence appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) and Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/Playing House/The Office) - Kumail and Zach are guests on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/The King of Queens/The Facts of Life) - Pamela appears on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter is a guest on Steve, so check your local listings.