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

Tuesday, June 19

The Middle - "Hecks vs. Glossners: The Final Battle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s the Orson showdown of the century when the Hecks – along with the Donahues and Bill Norwood – wage a war against the Glossners after they steal Sue’s car.

The Middle - "Thank You for Not Kissing" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley) calls Frankie and Mike into his office to inform them that Brick and Cindy have been making out all over school, Frankie tasks Mike into having a talk with his son to discuss dating etiquette. Meanwhile, Sue attempts to work up the gumption to give Sean the snow globe and confess how much she likes him; and after discovering a box full of unfinished thank you notes for gifts received over the years, Frankie orders Axl to finish and mail them all out.

black-ish - "Juneteenth" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating, Juneteenth.

black-ish - "Dog Eat Dog World" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family is divided over the idea of getting a dog after Dre and Bow promise Jack they can get one after he gets Straight A’s – and he does! Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan is in town and he doesn’t get the warm welcome he expects from Ruby.

Younger - "The End of the Tour" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza faces complications on the Marriage Vacation book tour. Kelsey and Zane head to D.C. to court a speechwriter’s prospective memoir.

Teachers - "Of Lice and Men" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Bennigan wrestles with how far she’s willing to go sexually with Hot Dad, while Ms. Cannon learns how to drive in the midst of an apocalyptic lice outbreak at Fillmore.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 18)

Tuesday, June 19

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Ed) - Michael stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show has the best moments from the biggest stars in Season 15, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • BD Wong (All-American Girl) - BD talks about the off-Broadway production of The Great Leap on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June)

Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season Step by Step - The Complete First Season Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
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