Saturday, September 17, 2016
SitcomsOnline Digest: New Projects From Hazy Mills and John Stamos; Antenna TV Announces New 2017 Sitcoms
HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
- NBC has bought a new family comedy from Suzanne Martin and Hazy Mills, the same studio that brought series such as Hot in Cleveland, Crowded, and others to television. (Deadline)
- It wasn't that long ago that we were talking about James Burrows directing his 1000th episode of a TV series, and now Pam Fryman is approaching her 500th episode as a director. (Deadline)
- John Stamos is on board as executive producer for a somewhat unusual drama about being a soap opera star in the 1980s. (People)
- Antenna TV is adding nine new sitcoms to their lineup in 2017, including some that haven't been seen in syndication for several years. (SitcomsOnline)
- In the much shorter term, Antenna TV will be airing a marathon of The Monkees tomorrow, in celebration of the 50th anniversary. (SitcomsOnline)
TUESDAY (SEPTEMBER 20) HOME MEDIA RELEASES
- 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (DVD, $24.98): The fifth season of the CBS sitcom arrives on DVD in this release.
- Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season (DVD, $29.99): Urkel and the rest return in this release, consisting of the final season of the ABC years (the series moved to CBS in the ninth season) of the series, from Warner Archive.
- Modern Family - The Complete Season 7 (DVD, $39.98): The ABC sitcom returns to DVD with the most recent season in this release.
New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)
10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight
Saturday, December 10
Saturday, December 10
- Dennis Haskins (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Dennis will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
- Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Watch Jennifer Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
- Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also chats about the film Why Him? on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
- Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
- Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine) - Matthew stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
- Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
- Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will talks about Collateral Beauty on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
- Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
- Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Megan is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.