Saturday, September 09, 2017

SitcomsOnline Digest: Greatest American Hero Reboot for ABC?; One Day at a Time Complete Series DVD Release On the Way

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This weekend, we're getting ready for the new fall season of television, but also looking well beyond that with more reboot news of yet another series, a celebration for the 50th anniversary of a CBS classic, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • We would almost like to have a week where we aren't hearing about another reboot, but it won't be this week, as ABC is looking to reboot Greatest American Hero, with a female lead. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The Carol Burnett Show is turning 50, and CBS is ready to celebrate in December. (Entertainment Weekly)
  • Amazon has ordered a trio of comedy pilots, and all of them are from veterans of successful comedies that we've seen in recent years. (Deadline)
  • Big Brother has been a staple of the CBS summer lineup for nearly two decades now, and this winter, they're going to do what every reality show eventually does: a celebrity version. (CNN
  • The Goldbergs (the ABC series, not the Gertrude Berg one of course) is headed to Nick at Nite in a little over a week. (SitcomsOnline

HOME MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS



TUESDAY (SEPTEMBER 12) HOME MEDIA RELEASES
The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Tenth Season (Blu-ray)
  • The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Tenth Season (DVD, $44.98; Blu-ray, $49.99): It's hard to believe they're already finished with the tenth season, but it arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in this release.
  • The Goldbergs - The Complete Third Season (DVD, $26.99); The Goldbergs - The Complete Fourth Season (DVD, $26.99): Just ahead of the fifth season, Sony brings the fourth season (as well as the third season that they somehow failed to release a year ago as they normally would) of the series to DVD in two separate releases.

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Claim to Fame: Bresha Webb is currently starring on the NBC summer sitcom, Marlon, which has gone over relatively well with audiences and still awaits a decision on whether or not there will be a second season. She has previously appeared in a starring role on Love That Girl!, as well as in the short-lived NBC series Truth Be Told.
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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

Tuesday, September 19

The Middle - "Fight or Flight" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Having finally graduated college, Axl tells Frankie and Mike that he’s planning on going to Europe over the summer with Kenny. Although Frankie thinks this is a great once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Mike is less than pleased and thinks his slacker son should be putting all of his summer efforts into finding a job. Meanwhile, Sue begins to panic after she barely scrapes a parked SUV and doesn’t hear back from the owner after leaving several notes on the windshield, and Brick discovers that his sudden onset of backaches is due to not sitting in his lawn chair, which was replaced by a normal kitchen-table chair.

Fresh Off the Boat - "This Isn't Us" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louis and Jessica make big changes to provide a better life for their family. Yet these changes come with their own set of challenges and possibly a few regrets.

black-ish - "Manternity" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre considers taking paternity leave after he realizes that Zoey is arguably the best child and their bond developed while he was unemployed when she was born. Meanwhile, Bow tries to hide her pregnancy in order to get a promotion, and Ruby convinces the kids that their nanny, Vivian, is stealing from them.

black-ish - "Sprinkles" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Initially wary, Dre embraces throwing Bow’s baby shower and wants it to be unforgettable. However, his plans are put on hold when Bow stops by the OB/GYN with a headache and discovers she is having complications.

The Mick - "The Intruder" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Panic spreads throughout those in the Pemberton mansion when the children stumble upon a pair of intruders as they attempt to break in.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Crime & Punishment" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jake and Rosa are framed for a crime they didn't commit, it’s up to the Nine-Nine to find a way to bust them out.

In The Cut - "Feng Shui" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Cheryl and Percy have a design disagreement, driving The Percy Experience to the barbershop; Smitty is convinced that he is the target of a parking ticket conspiracy.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 18)

Tuesday, September 19

  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Catch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/Playing House/The Office) - Zach appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alexandra Breckenridge (Save Me) - Alexandra visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) - Frankie is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) - Damon appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Carly Jibson (The Guest Book) - Carly appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve talks about Battle of the Sexes on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby talks about his new sitcom Me, Myself & I on the AOL Build Show at 11am.