Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Odd Mom Out Returns for 3rd Season in July; Netflix Has Friends from College Over in July

Odd Mom Out

Bravo Media's original scripted comedy series Odd Mom Out, starring Jill Kargman, Abby Elliott, Andy Buckley, KK Glick, Sean Kleier, and Joanna Cassidy returns for season three on Wednesday, July 12 at 10 pm ET/PT. The series is created by Kargman, who plays a satirical version of herself trying to coexist with the demanding hierarchy of New York's exclusive Upper East Side mommy clique. This season, as victims of Ernie Krevitt's Ponzi scheme grapple with their new financial reality, Jill juggles the demands of her relentless mother-in-law and hormonal tweenage daughter while struggling with her own desires to feel young and relevant. Odd Mom Out season two delivered 1.1 million total viewers, up +5% above the prior season, making it one of the few returning ad-supported scripted series that saw growth in 2016. Watch a sneak peek of this season.

Joining the cast this season is Christine Taylor (Search Party, Dodgeball) playing Brooke's older sister, Barrett, a perfectionist homemaker who could make Martha Stewart look like a slob; Meredith Hagner (Search Party, The Set up) as Brooke's younger sister, who has mastered the art of cloying condescension; Alysia Reiner (Better Things, OITNB) as a by-the-book prosecutor trying the murder case of the century; Emma Myles (OITNB, Law & Order: SVU) as a crystal-wearing Wiccan whose testimony shocks the nation in said murder trial; and Dan Butler (Frasier, The Mist) playing Joe, a man who drops some serious knowledge on a lost Lex. Additionally, this season features notable guest stars Dave Navarro (Ink Master, Jane's Addiction) playing himself - paying off an epic night for Jill and Vanessa - and Wendy Williams (Host, The Wendy Williams Show) playing herself landing an exclusive interview with someone from the von Webers' past bent on taking down the family by spilling more tea than the Boston Tea Party.

This season, while the UES one-percenters find themselves in financial "distress," Candace seeks refuge by moving in with Jill and Andy, turning their lives upside down. Jill struggles to deal with how fast her daughter is growing up and launching her photography career, but she reaches a breaking point, making a surprising decision that has repercussions for Candace. Andy gets involved in school committees for the kids and takes on more than he can chew. Just when Candace is starting to get comfortable in Jill's home, she is sequestered for a murder case, and in true Candace fashion, she turns jury duty into her playpen. Brooke becomes the breadwinner of her family, but as she attempts to expand her empire, a former employee goes rogue, threatening everything she has accomplished. Meanwhile, the ripple effects of the Ponzi scheme cause Lex to consider a new career that is out of this world. And Vanessa tries to be a constant support for Jill while challenged with getting out of her comfort zone to try to keep the flames alive with her ex-husband Graham.


Friends from College

The long weekend just finished. ICYMI, soak up all of the immature use of mature language in four all new NSFW sneak peeks at from Friends from College the new Netflix original comedy series premiering globally on July 14. A group of friends from Harvard played by Keegan-Michael Key (Ethan), Cobie Smulders (Lisa), Annie Parisse (Sam), Nat Faxon (Nick), Fred Savage (Max) and Jae Suh Park (Marianne) are facing down their forties. With interwoven and oftentimes complicated relationships with one another. Friends from College is a comedic exploration of old friendships, former romantic entanglements and balancing adult life with nostalgia for the past. The series is executive produced by Nicholas Stoller (Neighbors, Neighbors: Sorority Rising, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek), who also directed all eight episodes. Francesca Delbanco serves as an EP and writer.


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

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, June 29

Battle of the Network Stars - "TV Sitcoms vs. TV Kids" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Contestants include Bronson Pinchot, Tom Arnold, Dave Coulier, AJ Michalka, Tracey Gold, Joey Lawrence, Corbin Bleu, Nolan Gould, Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Collaboration Fluctuation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard, Penny and Raj adjust to their new living arrangement, and Sheldon takes an interest in Amy’s work.

Life in Pieces - "Musical Motel Property Bingo" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Greg insists on being Matt’s best man at his wedding, Matt is forced to reveal his secret about their plans. Also, Colleen refers Jen to her aggressive bikini waxer in order to get a referral discount; Joan tries to prove to Heather that Sophia is ready for a little independence; and Clementine gets a job at a car rental office, leaving Tyler home alone all day.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 26)

Thursday, June 29

  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Catch Jamie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jessica St. Clair (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Notes from the Underbelly) and Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Jessica and Lennon are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers/Flight of the Conchords) - Kristen appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also talks about Despicable Me 3 on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Angelique Cabral (Life in Pieces/Enlisted) - Angelique stops by for a chat on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) and Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Dave and Aubrey talk about The Little Hours on the the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Miranda Cosgrove (Crowded/iCarly/Drake & Josh) - Miranda appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.