Monday, June 05, 2017

Designing Women Heads to getTV with 30th Anniversary; TV Land's Younger Season 4 Brings Out the Stars

getTV has acquired the hit sitcom Designing Women for its lineup, as the series celebrates its 30th anniversary. The series will launch with a week-long 30th anniversary marathon on Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23 from 9pm-12am each night. getTV will feature a Countdown to the Top 30 episodes, with the top episode reveal set for Friday, June 23 at 11:30pm. Which episode will it be? Tune in! The cast of Designing Women will reunite on the Today Show on Monday, June 12 to promote this anniversary event. Designing Women will begin airing weekdays from 11am to 1pm ET beginning Monday, June 26.

Designing Women is a beloved CBS show which ran for seven seasons from 1986 to 1993. The series focuses on the lives of four women and one man as they work together to run an interior design firm in Georgia. Originally starring Dixie Carter as Julia Sugarbaker, Delta Burke as Suzanne Sugarbaker, Annie Potts as Mary Jo Shively, and Jean Smart as Charlene Frazier. In season six Burke and Smart would be replace by Julia Duffy and Jan Hooks, but in season seven Judith Ivey takes over as Suzanne.


TV Land's captivating dramedy Younger is back this summer, and this season's trailer makes one thing clear: the truth hurts. Last season, Liza (Sutton Foster) finally admitted her bombshell secret to Kelsey (Hilary Duff) – that she's not 26 and she's been lying all along – and viewers will get to see how it all unfolds on the Wednesday, June 28 premiere at 10pm. But Liza's relationship with Kelsey is not the only thing left in shambles. Her boyfriend Josh (Nico Tortorella) was left broken when he stumbled upon Liza and her boss, Charles (Peter Hermann), kissing right before he was about to propose. With her professional and personal lives on the line, Liza might only be left with the truth.

Season four of the Darren Star-created series will also see some amazing guest stars, including Emmy® and Tony® winner Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked, Pushing Daisies) as Marylynne Keller, a DC "spin doctor" trying to sell a book to Empirical; heartthrob Charles Michael Davis (The Originals) as Zane Anders, a competitor (and maybe more) to Kelsey; Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show) as Jay Mallick, a 40-something publisher that approaches Liza to run her own imprint; Jennifer Westfeldt (Friends with Kids) as Pauline, a new author that Liza meets and in whom she sees herself; Meredith Hagner (Search Party), who plays Montana, a young artist and fan of Maggie's (Debi Mazar) work; and Phoebe Dynevor (Snatch), playing Clare, an Irish bartender that befriends Liza and the group. Younger will also see the return of some fan favorites this summer, including Michael Urie (Ugly Betty) as literary agent Redmond; Mather Zickel (Masters of Sex) as Diana's (Miriam Shor) live-in boyfriend Richard; Tessa Albertson (The Good Wife) as Liza's daughter Caitlin; and Ben Rappaport (Mr. Robot) as Max, Lauren's (Molly Bernard) doctor boyfriend.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December/January)

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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