Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Stars of '70s Garry Marshall Sitcoms Pay Tribute to Garry on The Odd Couple; Roseanne Launches on LAFF

Garry Marshall

CBS is paying tribute to Garry Marshall on an episode of The Odd Couple next week. The special tribute episode to the late television and film legend Garry Marshall features actors from his hit television shows, including Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Anson Williams and Don Most from Happy Days, Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams from Laverne & Shirley, and Pam Dawber from Mork & Mindy. In the episode, Oscar (Matthew Perry) reconnects with many significant people from his father's life when he agrees to carry out Walter's last request to spread his ashes behind the candy factory he once owned, on The Odd Couple airing Monday, Nov. 7 at 9:30 PM ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network. The special tribute episode to the late television and film legend Garry Marshall, who served as executive consultant on the current series, features actors from his hit television shows, as we mentioned above. This episode should be an episode to remember, so tune in!


Roseanne

As we first mentioned many months ago, LAFF has acquired Roseanne...but now it is finally on the air! Roseanne Barr and her television family the Conners are back on broadcast television as one of the most-popular shows of all-time – Roseanne – premiered on the LAFF television network Oct. 30 and 31. Laff celebrated the launch of the show with a 12-hour, 24-episode Roseanne Marathon on Sun. Oct. 30 featuring the complete first season of the series in consecutive order, beginning with the pilot episode at 1:00 p.m. ET. LAFF then handed out Roseanne's tricks and treats on Oct. 31, presenting all seven of the show's classic Halloween-themed episodes in a primetime party starting at 8:00 p.m. ET. After the two-day event, Roseanne will be seen on LAFF Mon. – Sat. nights from 9:00-11:00 p.m. starting today (Tuesday, Nov. 1). Rated as one of the greatest shows of all-time by TV Guide, Roseanne was the most-watched television show in the United States in the late 1980s and early '90s and was a top five show for the majority of its run on ABC. Starring comedienne Roseanne Barr, who won an EMMY for her performance, the show revolved around a blue collar Illinois family struggling to get by. John Goodman (Multiple EMMY nominations), Laurie Metcalf (Several EMMY wins) and Sara Gilbert also star.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 23

Hollywood Darlings - "Members Only" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Christine and Brandon start double-dating a new "cool" couple; Jodie and Beverley find themselves in the middle of a public protest at their local park.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Wednesday, May 23

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Watch Mindy on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move/Silver Spoons) - Jason appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She also talks about her film Ibiza on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It/Kickin' It) - Olivia stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - Kyle appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • JD McCrary (The Paynes) - JD performs on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle is a panelist on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry Mathers (Leave it to Beaver/The New Leave it to Beaver) - Jerry reveals his secret to losing over 50 pounds on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.


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

Atlanta - The Complete First Season Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season

03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
05/08 - Dear White People - Season 1
05/08 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season
05/29 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 1
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