Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Too Close for Comfort Heads to Logo; A Day of Grey's, As Series Celebrates Episode #300

Too Close for Comfort

Logo is adding another sitcom! The '80s Ted Knight comedy Too Close for Comfort heads to Logo beginning tonight. It airs in a block tonight from 1am-4am (technically early Thursday, Nov. 2). Too Close for Comfort has recently aired on Antenna TV and joins other sitcoms on Logo such as All in the Family, The Facts of Life, Alice, Three's Company, Mama's Family, The Golden Girls, Roseanne and Married...with Children. As with other Logo sitcoms, you'll have to check your listings to see when exactly the series will pop-up, but it will always be in a block format. In the sitcom, when Henry (Ted Knight) and Muriel (Nancy Dussault) have a problem when the downstairs neighbor, Rafkin, a transvestite suddenly dies leaving a vacancy in the townhouse, Jackie (Deborah Van Valkenburgh) and Sara (Lydia Cornell) quickly decide it would be wonderful to move into the apartment. The series aired originally from 1980-86 on ABC and then later in first-run syndication for its final seasons.


Grey's Anatomy 300 Episodes

ABC celebrates 300 episodes of the long-running hit drama series Grey's Anatomy with a special "Day of Grey's" on Thursday, November 9. The celebration begins the evening prior on Wednesday, November 8, when Jimmy Kimmel Live! hosts Jesse Williams (Dr. Jackson Avery) as a guest in studio. On November 9, Ellen Pompeo begins the day live in studio in New York at Good Morning America and then segues over to Live with Kelly and Ryan where she'll talk about playing the iconic Dr. Meredith Grey for 14 seasons. From there, Ellen will drop by both The View and The Chew. The 300th episode airs at 8:00 p.m. EST that evening. In this special episode, entitled "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story," a roller-coaster car falls off the track at the county fair and the doctors at Grey Sloan tend to patients who spark memories about ghosts from their past.

Closing out the celebration, Nightline airs an exclusive behind-the-scenes piece on the show with Michael Strahan. Created by Shonda Rhimes, Grey's Anatomy premiered on March 5, 2005. Of the original cast, Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr. and Justin Chambers remain at Grey Sloan Memorial, as the "Core Four."


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, February 17

The Middle - "The Setup" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Frankie is tasked with being at her mom Pat’s (Marsha Mason) beck and call when she has to stay for a few days at the Heck house after coming down with an ailment. Meanwhile, just when it looks like Sean is about to ask Sue out on a date, Sue nervously blurts out that maybe they should both try to set each other up on a date with one of their friends; and Axl and Brick ponder what it is exactly that Mike does at the quarry.

The Middle - "Eyes Wide Open" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew. Meanwhile, Sue’s excitement over having the apartment to herself over the weekend turns to horror when she is unable to sleep after watching “Silence of the Lambs”; and Brick enlists Frankie and Mike’s aid to help convince Lilah, a new student who doesn’t know anyone at school yet, that she and Brick would make a cute couple.

black-ish - "Please Don't Feed the Animals" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bow keeps in touch with Dre’s incarcerated godbrother, Omar, but when they find out he is being released from prison, Omar’s future sparks debate. Meanwhile, Ruby lets it slip to the kids that she’s been to jail and they push her to tell them more secrets from her past.

black-ish - "Charity Case" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre is chosen to lead Stevens & Lido’s new charity campaign which helps people give back to their community. When Bow advises Dre that there is more to giving back than cutting checks, he decides to donate some of his clothes to a man in need. Meanwhile, Junior fails his driving test, so Ruby offers to chaperone a trip with him and the twins on an informative outing.

The Thundermans - "Rhythm n' Shoes " (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Determined to meet a famous pop singer visiting Hiddenville High, Phoebe and Max devise elaborate schemes to insert themselves into her performance that quickly lead to disastrous results.

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "The Harper Quad-Jobbers" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The quads try to earn money for a pool so that their house can be the place everyone wants to hang out at during the summer.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 12)

Friday, February 16

  • Sam Rockwell (F Is for Family) - Watch Sam on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney talk about the Hallmark Channel original series Meet the Peetes on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Becki Newton (Divorce/Weird Loners/The Goodwin Games/How I Met Your Mother) - Becki chats about Divorce on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
01/09 - Girlfriends - The Complete Series
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