Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Fresh off the Boat Launches Sept. 1 on UPtv; New Sabrina Begins Oct. 26 on Netflix

Fresh Off the Boat

A few weeks ago we told you Fresh off the Boat is coming soon to UPtv and Freeform, but now we have details on UPtv's launch this fall. UPtv brings you Fresh Off The Boat, starting Labor Day weekend, a hilarious series set in the '90s that follows the lives of parents, Louis and Jessica Huang, and their family of three boys. With humor and heart, the Huang family creates memories as they make the move from Washington D.C.'s Chinatown to Orlando, start a restaurant business, and experience life’s milestones along the way. UPtv will launch Fresh off the Boat with a "Boatload of Fresh" Labor Day weekend marathon, on Saturday, September 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2, from 7am–3pm ET and Labor Day itself, Monday, September 3 in primetime from 7–11 pm ET. Fresh Off the Boat will then air regularly on Wednesdays in primetime from 8-11 pm ET and Saturdays in primetime from 7-11 pm ET, joining the network's other family-friendly syndicated series, including: Home Improvement, 7th Heaven, Gilmore Girls, AFV and Whose Line Is It Anyway?


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Netflix released the first two official photos from the highly anticipated new series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina written by Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Premiering October 26, the series imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft. Tonally in the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, this adaptation finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature — half-witch, half-mortal — while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Cast includes: Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Ross Lynch, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Jaz Sinclair, Richard Coyle, Tati Gabrielle, Adeline Rudolph, Abigail Cowen, Lachlan Watson, Bronson Pinchot and Gavin Leatherwood. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who also serves as chief creative officer of Archie Comics, is an executive producer alongside Riverdale collaborators Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater and Lee Toland Krieger. The drama hails from Warner Bros. Television-based Berlanti Productions.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Netflix Gets Paul Rudd Comedy from IFC; Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj Coming to Netflix

Paul Rudd

Scripted comedy series Living With Yourself stars Paul Rudd as a man struggling with his life who undergoes a novel treatment to become a better person, and finds he's been replaced by a new and improved version -- revealing that his own worst enemy is himself. Rudd will star in season one of this fresh and inventive philosophical comedy that asks: do we really want to be better? Paul Rudd is currently starring in Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp which he also co-wrote. The film has grossed $430 million at the global box office and will open in China, Japan and other markets later this month. 8 episodes have been ordered from Creator / Showrunner / Executive Producer Timothy Greenberg (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and Series Directors/ EPs: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (the Oscar-nominated Little Miss Sunshine, Battle of the Sexes). The cast has Paul Rudd in a dual role, but additional casting to be announced. The series was originally developed for IFC.


Hasan Minhaj

Sticking with more Netflix. Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj will debut on Netflix on Sunday, October 28th. Netflix has committed to an unprecedented 32 episode order, making Minhaj the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy show. Minhaj's weekly comedy show will explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity. Each week, Minhaj will bring his unique comedic voice and storytelling skill to investigate the larger trends shaping our fragmented world. Last year, Minhaj earned rave reviews for his one-hour Netflix comedy special Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King that earned him a 2018 Peabody Award, and for his performance hosting the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner. A first generation American, Minhaj joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he was Jon's last hire, in November 2014 as a correspondent and continued on in that role after Trevor Noah took over as host the following year. In addition, Minhaj and his sketch comedy quartet, Goatface, will bring their wide-ranging brand of humor to Comedy Central for a one-hour special later this year.

Hasan Minhaj is kicking off a 16-city North American Tour, Before the Storm, as of Saturday, Aug. 11. Dates, locations, and more information can be found at HasanMinhaj.com.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 13, 2018)

It's Sunday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of August 13-17, 2018, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVRs (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!


Monday, August 13
  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree/The IT Crowd) - Watch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Get Shorty and Juliet, Naked on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Rob stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - John is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amber Tamblyn (Two and a Half Men) - Amber chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra talks about Searching on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) - Julie is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Clear the Shelters on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on Access Live (check your local listings) and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian talks about The Wife on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick talks about Operation Finale and Big Mouth on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, August 14
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Catch Tracee on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rhea Seehorn (Whitney/I'm with Her) - Rhea visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about Better Call Saul on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Anne appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay appears on a repeat The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/The Tom Show/Tom) -
  • Colin Ferguson (You're the Worst/Coupling) - Colin guest co-hosts Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Melora Hardin (The Office) - Melora talks about The Bold Type on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril makes blue-cheese-stuffed burgers on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali gives relationship advice on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) and Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Constance and Ken talk about Crazy Rich Asians on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick talks about Operation Finale on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
Wednesday, August 15
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/The Tom Show/Tom) - Watch Tom on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (the Carmichael Show) - Jerrod stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree/The IT Crowd) - Chris visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He talks about Juliet, Naked on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Regina Hall (Insecure/Grandfathered) - Regina appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - Ariana is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley) - Jimmy drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa chats on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Finnigan (Better with You/Committed/Student Bodies) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Rock (Living Biblically) - Tony appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Debby Ryan (Insatiable/Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Debby talks about Insatiable's controversies on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) and Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Constance and Ken talk about Crazy Rich Asians on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rev Run and Justine Simmons (All About the Washingtons) - Rev Run and Justine talk about All About the Washingtons on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina talks about Seven Seconds on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Melissa Carcache (Every Witch Way) - Melissa talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love at Sea on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) - Zach is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Thursday, August 16
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Matt Groening (Creator of The Simpsons/Futurama) - Matt is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) and Nicholas D'Agosto (Trial & Error) - Kristin and Nicholas are guests on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Insatiable/Romantically Challenged/Who's the Boss?) - Alyssa talks about Insatiable on Couch Surfing on PeopleTV at 8am.
  • Regina Hall (Insecure/Grandfathered) - Regina talks about Support Our Girls on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
Friday, August 17
  • Paul Rudd (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/Wild Oats) - Watch Paul on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Crazy Rich Asians on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig T. Nelson (Coach) - Craig is a guest on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Molly Shannon (Divorce/Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter chats about the film Breaking & Exiting on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Portia de Rossi (Arrested Development) - Portia is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (grown-ish/black-ish) and Trevor Jackson (grown-ish) - Yara and Trevor are guests on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob talks about Rob Riggle’s Ski Master Academy on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina dances on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, August 12

Bob's Burgers - "Cheer Up Sleepy Gene" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gene gets invited to his first sleepover, and things don't go as planned; Bob and Linda record themselves while sleeping to prove who snores more.

The Simpsons - "King Leer" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer and Marge follow Moe after the bar closes early and discover him and his father fighting; they attempt to bring Moe and his father back together.


Monday, August 13

Mom - "Smooth Jazz and a Weird Floaty Eye" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie insists on meeting Adam’s estranged brother, Patrick (Steven Weber), and things get weird when he takes a romantic interest in Christy.

Life in Pieces - "Reading Egg Nurse Neighbor" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sophia asks Matt and Colleen about having children, an animated sequence featuring the whole family as farm animals reveals that they have been struggling to have a baby. Also, Jen and Greg’s new neighbors aren’t as nice as they initially seem; Heather interferes with Tim’s hiring process at the office; and the whole family surprises Joan at her book reading, to her chagrin.

Andi Mack - "The Cake That Takes the Cake" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Andi and Bex plan a special dinner for Bowie, but unexpected company drops in to crash the party.

In The Cut - "Family Secrets" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay's sister, Thelma, airs out the guys' secrets; Smitty is acting stranger than usual.


Tuesday, August 14

Younger - "Girls on the Side" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza is distressed when she meets Caitlin’s middle-aged boyfriend. Diana refuses to back down from a challenge. Josh rebrands.

Teachers - "Hot Deadly Dad" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Snap convinces Ms. Bennigan that Hot Dad is a serial killer who is still at large in Chicago. Ms. Watson attempts to teach her “dirtbag” student to be upper class, while Ms. Cannon wears leggings that leave little to the imagination.


Wednesday, August 15

The Goldbergs - "Dinner with the Goldbergs" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Erica warns Geoff about going to dinner with her family to celebrate her birthday, but he insists. Upon arrival, it’s apparent this will be no ordinary dinner out: The family changes tables multiple times, Beverly sends her food back, Murray insists Adam order off the children’s menu and Barry wants to change his order, but it’s too late. By evening’s end, Geoff hits his breaking point.

American Housewife - "Midlife Crisis" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie takes Oliver out of school for a day to help loosen him up after Oliver suffers from a meltdown about something minor. Meanwhile, Anna-Kat takes Greg to the park to help him make new friends.

Modern Family - "Wine Weekend" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family goes on a wine tasting trip and stays in Haley’s new boss’ country house where the only rule is: Don’t touch the tiara! Meanwhile, Gloria and Mitch are invited to a party at Oprah’s house but can’t bring anyone else.

American Housewife - "All Coupled Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Otto children are beginning to experience struggles in their love lives after jumping into the dating world: Oliver is forced to choose between his girlfriend and his friend Cooper who come from two different worlds; Greg must play the “bad cop parent” to halt the PDA between Taylor and Trip; and Anna-Kat tries to make her relationship with Franklin official, without his consent.

Alone Together - "Daypassers" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Benji and Esther snag a day pass to an upscale gym.

Alone Together - "Drama Story" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Benji realizes his former high school hasn't changed.


Thursday, August 16

The Big Bang Theory - "The Athenaeum Allocation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard jumps through hoops to help secure the perfect wedding venue for Sheldon and Amy. Also, Bernadette and Wolowitz have a hard time deciding who should stay at home with the kids and who should go back to work. John Ross Bowie returns as Kripke.

Young Sheldon - "Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science. Also, Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon’s blossoming social life.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "A Family Affair" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
With the retrial of Jesse Ray Beaumont looming, the team digs into Lavinia's past to gain some fresh insight into the case.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "Bad Instincts" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With Lavinia eliminated as a suspect in Chet Peck's murder, Josh struggles with his defense for Jesse Ray Beaumont. Meanwhile, Dwayne enjoys his new life as a Peck.

American Woman - "Obstacle's Assets" (Paramount Network, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After a mistake at work, Bonnie deals with the repercussions; Kathleen has a major win at her casting office and feels reinvigorated by her burgeoning career; Diana makes a connection with her boss.


Friday, August 17

The Paynes - "Girl Talk" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Curtis learns a secret that Ella was keeping.


Saturday, August 18

none scheduled


Sunday, August 19

The Simpsons - "Left Behind" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer gets Flanders a job at the plant; Homer regrets it when Flanders starts to insist on carpools and demands more from Homer's work performance; Marge feels that her marriage has lost its spark.

The Simpsons - "Throw Grampa from the Dane" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Simpsons go to Denmark so Grampa can benefit from the country's free health care.

Bob's Burgers - "Go Tina on the Mountain" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Belcher kids go to Outdoor Education only to have it rain; Tina meets a hermit living in the woods; Bob and Linda experience what it's like to be empty nesters.

Family Guy - "The Woof on Wall Street" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian convinces Stewie to teach him how to invest in the stock market; Peter, Quagmire, Cleveland and Joe look after the Drunken Clam while Jerome is away.

Bob's Burgers - "Are You There Bob? It's Me, Birthday" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After forgetting Bob's birthday, Linda and the kids attempt to plan a last-minute surprise party; Linda asks Hugo if Bob can go with him while he's doing restaurant health inspections.

Complete TV Listings

Saturday, August 11, 2018

SitcomOnline Digest: Discussions Underway for New Seasons of The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family; Trial & Error Looking for Home for Third Season

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we're learning that some long running (but still popular) sitcoms that were expected to wrap up at the end of the upcoming season may be going on a little longer anyway. Also, we're hearing that NBC has missed a deadline to renew Trial & Error, meaning that a third season could still appear elsewhere. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • The upcoming season of The Big Bang Theory has been widely speculated to be the final season of the series, but like any popular series reaching the end at the top, it sounds like that may not be the case after all. (Variety)
  • The same can be said for Modern Family, as it too has been expected to end after the 2018-2019 season, but perhaps it won't either. (Deadline)
  • NBC had a deadline to renew Trial & Error for a third season and did not renew it before the deadline, but the show may not be dead yet as the producers are trying to find a home for it for the third season. (Deadline)
  • Must See TV is back on NBC Thursday nights in the fall (sort of) as David Schwimmer of Friends will be appearing in a story arc on Will & Grace. (Deadline)
  • The battle for buying the Brady Bunch house has been settled, and HGTV has bought it, with plans to use it as part of some sort of series that will air on the network. (LA Times)
  • A major media merger between Sinclair and Tribune was thought to be a foregone conclusion that would have allowed Sinclair to become a powerful media source that could influence public opinion, but this week, that merger is officially dead and Tribune is suing Sinclair for a $1 billion. (Washington Post)
  • Just last week, we were talking about a reboot of Facts of Life, and this week, Charlotte Rae has died. (New York Times)
  • Just in time for college football season, Antenna TV is planning a Coach marathon on September 1. (SitcomsOnline)

HOME MEDIA RELEASES (AUGUST 14)

  • A.P. Bio - Season One (DVD, $24.98): It doesn't appear to be available to order right now (but keep checking), but the first season of the NBC sitcom arrives on DVD in this release.

WEEKLY PLANNER (AUGUST 11 - AUGUST 17)
  • If you like Jeopardy!, you can now catch it on Hulu, or at least 60 episodes of it from special event weeks from recent season.
  • 21 Jump Street will be airing all weekend on Decades.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Fri-Yay: Orange Is the New Black Season 6: A Tightrope Between Comedy and Drama; King of the Hill Labor Day Marathon on Comedy Central

It's time for another edition of Fri-Yay! That means we will take a look back on some sitcom happenings in recent days or weeks or other fun sitcomy stuff. It's a sitcom lover's paradise! Happy Fri-Yay!

Orange Is the New Black

by Vincent

Classifying Orange Is the New Black as a "sitcom" may be stretching it a bit. It's an hour long, and often feels more dramatic than comedic. But in the dog days of summer, it's a little difficult to spot any genuine sitcoms worth discussing. Plus, Orange's balance between comedy and drama is increasingly indicative of the way TV comedy is headed, blending the difference between comedy and drama - after all, shows structured like more traditional sitcoms like One Day at a Time or animated comedies like Bojack Horseman often feel even more dramatic than Orange at times. Genre is becoming increasingly blended, and part of that reality has added to Orange's struggle to keep up its initial quality and interest in its most recent seasons.

Orange was initially presented as a somewhat light-hearted look at life in a women's prison that nevertheless took its characters and the situation they were in seriously. The world that it introduced us to was fairly grim, but the characters were lively, fun, and lovable. We liked hanging out at Litchfield, even if we acknowledged that our characters didn't. Still, because we cared about the characters so deeply, the show was able to cover serious topics well - we wanted these characters to do well, and we got frustrated when the prison system treated them with injustice. It was a delicate, difficult balance that the show managed to navigate incredibly well in its first three seasons.

However, the show took a turn somewhere in season four, a season that was markedly darker than anything the show had attempted before. The season was incredibly grim, shedding a light on issues like the prison industrial complex and showcasing the level of abuse that prisoners may go through. Without spoiling a major plot point, the season ended on an absolutely heartbreaking note - one that wound up being a bit controversial. Whether or not you felt that the season's climax was earned or not, it was clearly a turning point for the series. Since that moment, the show's previous balance has felt off. This is no longer a world we want to spend any time in, and it's gotten to the point where each episode almost feels like we're simply watching characters we love be tortured, as their circumstances somehow get worse and worse. And yet, because the show is presented as a "dramadey", there are still moments of comedy inserted in, which makes the tone feel jumbled. Things are very serious, and yet...the show is still making ill-timed jokes. It's an example of how the blending of tone that shows like to do can be an incredibly difficult balance to make. Frankly, I'm really hoping that the already-ordered seventh season of Orange will be its last. The show's sixth season (released a few weeks ago) had some great moments and was a marked improvement over the incredibly messy fifth season, but it still feels as if the show has lost its sense of what it wants to be, trapped in big, dramatic storylines with seemingly no easy out. Orange was a landmark series for television, but it may be time to for it to gracefully bow out, preserving its legacy before its tone gets even more muddy.


King of the Hill

A King of the Hill Labor Day Marathon has been added to Comedy Central's line-up on Monday, September 3, 2018 from 7am-4am. The episodes in the marathon will go in order beginning with the Pilot episode. All 12 first season episodes will air, followed by the entire second season (23 episodes) and the first ten episodes of season three. King of the Hill regularly airs in the late nights on Comedy Central, with times varying, sometimes from 12-1:30am. The series started on the network on July 23, as we mentioned. Comedy Central also airs other off-network series such as Scrubs, The Office, That '70s Show, and Futurama. In King of the Hill, which originally aired on Fox from 1997 to 2010, depicts the life and times of Hank Hill, his family and their neighbors in the fictional suburb of Arlen, Texas, the heartland of America. A hard-working, loyal family man and proud Texan, Hank is assistant manager of Strickland Propane. He's an average Joe who sees himself as the voice of common sense and reason in a world of incompetent sales clerks, meddling bureaucrats and do-good liberals. Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, King of the Hill is executive produced by Judge, Daniels, Howard Klein, Michael Rotenberg, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky.

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Antenna TV's Coach Back-to-Football Bowl; Nick Drama Returns for Season 2 in September

Coach Back to Football Bowl Marathon

Are you ready for some Screaming Eagles football? On Sunday, September 1, 2018, the kickoff of football season, Antenna TV will air the "Coach Back-to-Football Bowl," a marathon of 21 classic Coach episodes. Antenna TV's "Coach Back-to-Football Bowl," running from 1pm-11:30pm ET, will air special episodes that feature football greats George Allen, Keyshawn Johnson, Joe Theismann, Keith Jackson, Mike Ditka, Dick Butkus, Jerry Jones and more. Antenna TV's Coach Back-to-Football Bowl will feature the following Coach episodes:

1pm The Loss Weekend
1:30p If Keith Jackson Calls...
2p Coaches Conference
2:30p That Shouldn't Happen
3p Magnificent Obsession
3:30p The Kick-Off and the Kiss-Off
4p The Pineapple Bowl (Part 1)
4:30p The Pineapple Bowl (part 2)
5p To Air is to Human
5:30p Born Luther
6pm The Patriot Bowl
6:30p The Luck Stops Here
7p The Playbook
7:30p The Pioneer Bowl
8p Out of Control
8:30p The Popcorn Bowl
9p The Kicker
9:30p The Tight End
10p Fantasy Camp
10:30p Player to Be Named
11p Upsized
All times listed ET

Coach regularly airs on Antenna TV weeknights at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT.


I Am Frankie

Nickelodeon's serialized live-action show I Am Frankie returns on Monday, Sept. 10, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), continuing the story of Frankie Gaines (Alex Hook), a cutting-edge, experimental android who looks like any other human girl, but harbors a big secret--she functions as a high-tech computer with internet access, extensive memory and more. I Am Frankie will air Monday -Friday at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The series will air globally across Nickelodeon's channels and branded blocks in 170+ countries and territories.

In season two, Frankie has finally acclimated to teenage life at Sepulveda High with the help of her best friend Dayton (Nicole Alyse Nelson) and their tight-knit group of loyal confidantes. However, things quickly become complicated when a new android arrives at the school, and the world finally learns that androids exist, and the military company, WARPA (Weaponized Android Research Project Agency), returns with a new threat. Throughout the season, Frankie aims to keep her true identity a secret, while protecting her family and friends and attempting to live a normal life.

Ahead of its season two debut, Nickelodeon will air a one-hour I Am Frankie special on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), where Frankie goes head-to-head with Eliza, another android who has been out on her own and wreaking havoc on the world, in the ultimate android showdown. I Am Frankie stars Amina Alzouma ("Rachel"), Uriel Baldesco ("Lucia"), Kristi Beckett ("Makayla"), Kyson Facer ("Andrew"), Sophia Forest ("Jenny"), Mohana Krishnan ("Tammy"), Tommi Rose ("Simone"), Carson Rowland ("Cole"), and Zachary S. Williams ("Zane").

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

ION Television Acquires Chicago P.D.; TCA Summer 2018 Press Tour: ABC

Chicago P.D.

ION Media announced a long-term content deal with NBCUniversal Television Distribution to bring the top-rated drama Chicago P.D. to its flagship network, ION Television. From Dick Wolf's highly successful Chicago franchise, the series is a top-10 drama on broadcast television in A25-54 and A18-49 and is the #1 series in its time period (Wed/10p) in all key demos this season. The agreement gives ION seasons 1-5 (106 episodes) of Chicago P.D., which will make its network debut in early 2019, plus the option for future seasons.

ION Television will also add season 17 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit to its programming lineup this fall. The series continues to be a top performer with an average of 1.24 million viewers, making ION the #1 cable network on Saturdays. The agreement extends ION's rights to Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Additionally, ION has acquired the rights to broadcast the Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent series on its D2 properties. Chicago P.D. will join ION Television's acclaimed library of hit series, including NCIS: Los Angeles, Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, plus, a robust catalog of scripted original programming, including the series Private Eyes and more than 30 made-for-TV holiday movies.


ABC

ABC was up yesterday at the TCA 2018 Summer Press Tour. ABC has announced green lights for its "Sunday Fun & Games" programming block: Celebrity Family Feud for its fifth season, and The $100,000 Pyramid and To Tell the Truth for their fourth seasons. ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey made the announcement at the network's Television Critics Association press tour. The programming block has fueled many ratings victories for the network, which has ranked as the No. 1 broadcaster on each week the block has aired this summer among Adults 18-49. ABC also announced a two-hour prime-time special celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse. From the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, the elegant affair will feature star-studded musical performances, moving tributes and never-before-seen short films. Superstars from music, film and television will join the festivities to celebrate the birthday of the internationally beloved character on Mickey's 90th Spectacular, airing Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. EST, on The ABC Television Network.

And finally, The Goldbergs will once again pay tribute to a hit movie from the 1980s, the iconic John Hughes film Sixteen Candles, when the comedy has its sixth season premiere, Wednesday, September 26 at 8:00pm EDT, on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. In the upcoming "Sixteen Candles" episode, it's Adam's 16th birthday, but his parents are too distracted by Barry and Lainey's engagement and Erica's band ambitions to remember their youngest son's big day. But the situation presents an opportunity for Adam to ask Erica to put him on the high school social map. Meanwhile, Beverly thinks she can scare Barry and Lainey straight with the reality of being adults.

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

TCA Summer 2018 Press Tour: CBS and Showtime; MeTV Honors Charlotte Rae

Tell Me a Story

CBS All Access announced at the TCA Summer 2018 Press Tour its upcoming psychological thriller series, Tell Me a Story, will premiere on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Following the premiere, new episodes will drop weekly on Thursdays. Tell Me a Story’s 10-episode first season will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers. The series takes the world's most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Set in modern-day New York City, the first season of this serialized drama interweaves "The Three Little Pigs," "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Hansel and Gretel" into an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder. The cast of Tell Me a Story includes James Wolk, Billy Magnussen, Dania Ramirez, Danielle Campbell, Dorian Missick, Michael Raymond-James, Davi Santos, Sam Jaeger, Zabryna Guevara with Paul Wesley and Kim Cattrall. CBS All Access also premiered the trailer for One Dollar, a drama launching Aug. 31. The cast includes John Carroll Lynch, Nathaniel Martello-White, Chris Denham, Philip Ettinger, Kirrilee Berger, Gracie Lawrence, Joshua Bitton, Nike Uche Kadri and Hamilton Clancy. Greg Germann, Sturgill Simpson, Aleksa Palladino, Jeff Perry and Leslie Odom Jr. round out the cast with recurring roles. No real announcements were made by the CBS Television Network.

Shameless

Moving on to Showtime, they announced that the ninth season of its hit comedy series Shameless will expand to a 14-episode order, and will air in two parts - this fall and in winter 2019. The first seven episodes will begin airing on Sunday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with a midseason finale on Sunday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The second half of season nine will premiere on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Showtime has announced that it will premiere season six of its hit drama series Ray Donovan on Sunday, October 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The network also announced the premiere date for the new limited series Escape at Dannemora on Sunday, November 18 at 10 p.m. Showtime also announced that the eighth season of its Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winning hit drama Homeland will be the series' final season, and will premiere in June 2019. And finally, they announced a timely new three-part documentary series Shut Up and Dribble, a powerful inside look at the changing role of athletes in our fraught cultural and political environment, through the lens of the NBA. Executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, the series will premiere this October.


Charlotte Rae

In dedication to the memory of the late actress Charlotte Rae, who played Mrs. Garrett on both Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life, MeTV will air special episodes of these two shows this Sunday (August 12) from 2:00-3:00pm ET/PT. The first episode of The Facts of Life ("Rough Housing") will air from 2:00-2:30pm ET/PT followed by the Diff'rent Strokes episode ("The Girls School") that served as the pilot for the spin-off The Facts of Life from 2:30-3:00pm ET/PT on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Stay with us for continued updates and if any more tributes are planned. For now, view our story on the passing of Charlotte Rae and how you can share your tributes.

Monday, August 06, 2018

Remembering Charlotte Rae of The Facts of Life, Diff'rent Strokes; Disney Channel Gets New Sitcom

Charlotte Rae

Actress Charlotte Rae, who starred as Edna Garrett in Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life, has died. She died on August 5 at her home in Los Angeles, California. In 2017, she was diagnosed with bone cancer. Ms. Rae was 92.

Rae made her television debut in a 1954 episode of The United States Steel Hour. Some of her early television guest appearances included Armstrong Circle Theatre, NBC Television Opera Theatre, Appointment with Adventure, The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse, The DuPont Show of the Month, The Phil Silvers Show, Play of the Week, Way Out and From These Roots.

She played the recurring role of Sylvia Schnauser, the wife of Officer Leo Schnauser (Al Lewis), in 10 episodes of Car 54, Where Are You? from 1961 to 1963. Some of her guest appearances in 1970s sitcoms included Temperatures Rising, The Partridge Family, The Paul Lynde Show, All in the Family, Good Times, Phyllis, Barney Miller, All's Fair, CPO Sharkey and Szysznyk. She appeared as Molly the Mail Lady in the third season (1971-1972) of Sesame Street.

Rae received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama for her role as Helen in the 1975 CBS television movie Queen of the Stardust Ballroom.

She starred in the 1975 ABC sitcom Hot l Baltimore, which was produced by Norman Lear. She played Mrs. Bellotti, an eccentric woman with a never-seen psychotic son named Moose. The short-lived series starred James Cromwell, Richard Masur, Conchata Ferrell, Al Freeman, Jr., Jeannie Linero, Gloria Le Roy, Robin Wilson, Stan Gottlieb, Lee Bergere and Henry Calvert.

Diff'rent Strokes

Rae next starred as Edna Garrett in Diff'rent Strokes, which premiered on NBC on November 3, 1978. Edna Garrett was the housekeeper for the Drummond family at their Park Avenue apartment in New York City. Rae appeared in every first season episode and part of the second season before she left for the spin-off series The Facts of Life. The first and second seasons of Diff'rent Strokes also starred Conrad Bain, Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges and Dana Plato. Rae would return for the 1984 episode The Wedding.

The Facts of Life

The backdoor pilot episode on Diff'rent Strokes titled The Girls School on May 4, 1979, led to the spin-off series The Facts of Life. Rae starred as Mrs. Garrett (Mrs. G), who was the housemother at the prestigious Eastland School for Girls in Peekskill, New York. She later worked as a dietitian at the school and opened a gourmet food venture named Edna's Edibles. Rae starred in the first seven seasons before her sister Beverly Ann Stickle (Cloris Leachman) took over the shop and helped look after the girls. She performed some of the lyrics for the first season theme song. The Facts of Life main cast included Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn and Nancy McKeon (1980-1988).

Rae received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for the role in 1982. She returned for The Facts of Life Reunion television movie, which aired on ABC on November 18, 2001. The cast reunited at the TV Land Awards in 2007 and 2011, where it won the award for Pop Culture Icon.

Some of her other sitcom guest appearances included The Love Boat, 227, Baby Talk, Can't Hurry Love (which starred Nancy McKeon), The King of Queens and Girl Meets World. Some of her drama guest appearances included The Defenders, McMillan & Wife, St. Elsewhere, Murder, She Wrote, Thunder in Paradise, Sisters, Diagnosis: Murder, Strong Medicine, ER, Life and Pretty Little Liars.

Rae was also known for her voice work. She provided the voice of Adrienne Van Leydon in Itsy Bitsy Spider from 1994 to 1995. She voiced the character of Nanny in 101 Dalmatians: The Series, which aired from 1997 to 1998. In 1993, she voiced the character Aunt Pristine Figg in Tom and Jerry: The Movie.

She also had a long career as a stage actress. She received Tony Award nominations for Pickwick in 1966 and Morning, Noon and Night in 1969. Some of her other Broadway credits included Three Wishes for Jamie (1952), The Threepenny Opera (1954) and Li'l Abner (1956).

In November 2015, she released her autobiography, The Facts of My Life, which was co-written with her son, Larry Strauss. The book was the first opportunity for Charlotte fans to explore the fascinating story of her extraordinary life: poignant and hilarious, a story of courage and triumph, one that speaks for a generation of women breaking barriers, taking on challenges, overcoming personal tragedy, and paving the way for others.

Ms. Rae was wonderful as Mrs. G. She was very much the glue who held the show together. We thank her for the many laughs and hours of entertainment she brought us over the years. She will be deeply missed.

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The Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes can currently be seen on MeTV. The Facts of Life also airs on Logo. We'll keep you posted on any tribute marathons.




Gabby Duran & the Unsittables

Gabby Duran & the Unsittables has received a straight-to-series order, and production is currently underway in Vancouver for a 2019 premiere on Disney Channel. Showrunners and writers Mike Alber and Gabe Snyder (Kirby Buckets) serve as executive producers alongside Joe Nussbaum (Just Add Magic). Nzingha Stewart (Grey's Anatomy, Good Girls) will direct the first episode. Based upon the novel written by Elise Allen and Daryle Conners, this single-cam live-action comedy series stars 12-year-old newcomer Kylie Cantrall as the titular character.

Gabby Duran constantly feels like she's living in the shadows of her uber-polished, successful mother and whip-smart younger sister. She finally finds her moment to shine when she inadvertently lands an out-of-this-world job to babysit an unruly group of very important extraterrestrial children who are hiding out on earth with their families, disguised as everyday kids. Fearless and unapologetically bold, Gabby steps up to the challenge to protect these youngsters and their secret identities, and prove she's the best babysitter in the galaxy.

Starring alongside Cantrall is Maxwell Acee Donovan (Good Kids) as Gabby's bestie and conspiracy-theorist Wesley; Coco Christo (We Take the Low Road) as Gabby's overachieving little sis Olivia; Nathan Lovejoy (The Code) as the wacky Principal Swift; and Valery Ortiz (Switched at Birth) as Gabby's caring and career-driven mom Dina. Recurring star Callan Farris (Kings) will play Jeremy, Gabby's first babysitting assignment.

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 6, 2018)

It's Sunday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of August 6-10, 2018, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVRs (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!


Monday, August 6
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Watch Jason on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winner) - Rob visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Alicia Silverstone (American Woman) - Alicia appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Peter Stormare (Swedish Dicks) - Peter stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Daveed Diggs (black-ish) - Daveed appears on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Leslie Bibb (American Woman/The League) - Leslie guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Insatiable/Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) and (Insatiable/Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Alyssa and Debby talk about Netflix's Insatiable on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Alyssa will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan (check your listings) and People Now on PeopleTV at 12pm.
  • Craig Bierko (Madman of the People/Sydney) - Craig talks about UnREAL on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Donald Glover (Atlanta/Community) - Donald is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - John visits Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are hanging with Rach and her hubby John for a game night on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, August 7
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Catch Megan on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Cho (Selfie/Kitchen Confidential) - John stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation/House of Lies) - Ben visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ryan Hansen (Bad Judge/Bad Teacher/Friends with Benefits) - Ryan appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winner) - Rob drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David chats on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry stops by Access Live, so check your local listings. He also talks about Carter on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) and John David Washington (Ballers - Topher talks about BlacKkKlansman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. John will be on in the 10am hour.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • The Cast of Insatiable - Debby Ryan, Alyssa Milano, Lauren Gussis and Dallas Roberts are guests on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
Wednesday, August 8
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Watch Kristen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - John visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He also talks about BlacKkKlansman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alyssa Milano (Insatiable/Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie/Burning Love/Players) - June is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
  • Chris Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Chris is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam talks about Dog Days on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheeers) - Kelsey talks about Like Father on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa talks about HBO's Insecure on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry talks about Carter on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City) - Lea talks about The Year of Spectacular Men on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn talks about The Meg on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/Bosom Buddies) - Holland talks about Mr. Mercedes on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, August 9
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Netflix's Like Father on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan (check your listings), on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about The Meg on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Cho (Selfie/Kitchen Confidential) - John drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - David appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • JD McCrary (Tyler Perry's The Paynes) - JD is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva talks about Overboard on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel is in the hot seat with the audience – and dishing on his new Netflix show The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale! on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Debby Ryan (Insatiable/Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Debby talks about Netflix's Insatiable on People Now on PeopleTV at 12pm.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry talks about Carter on Couch Surfing on PeopleTV at 8am.
  • John O'Hurley (Seinfeld/The Mullets) - John will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Carrie Preston (Emeril) - Carrie appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Robin Roberts sits down with Bette on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation/House of Lies) - Ben talks about Blue Iguana on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
Friday, August 10
  • Eric Andre (Man Seeking Woman/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Watch Eric on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice) - Henry is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bill Hader (Barry) - Bill appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - Kyle is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn talks about The Meg on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Lee (Crashing) - Jamie is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Brotherly Love/Blossom/Gimme a Break!) - Joey visits Access Live, so check your local listings.

All listings are subject to change. Visit our blog and main site for daily updated listings. Leave us comments on our message board or Tweet/Facebook us to let us know what you think of this Sunday feature! We do listen!


Sitcoms Airing This Week

Monday, August 6

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "The Twelve Shorts of Christmas" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The holiday spirit is alive, well and wildly different for each member of the Short family.

Andi Mack - "Bought, Lost or Stolen" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Andi bumps into Walker at an art fair; Walker meets Jonah for the first time; Bowie's relationship with Miranda hits a snag.

In The Cut - "Don't Knock the Hustle" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay and Cheryl reluctantly agree to hire Percy as their wedding planner; Smitty is hustled into buying a broken television and seeks vengeance.


Tuesday, August 7

Younger - "Honk if You're Horny" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza and Kelsey find themselves at odds when a self-made billionaire pitches a book on power to Millennial. Lauren proves her worth.

Teachers - "Step by Stepsister" (TV Land, 10:35PM ET/PT)
Ms. Snap is surprised when her mother, Tanya, shows up at a parent-teacher conference. Ms. Watson and Toby prepare a tap dance routine for the talent show, and Ms. Cannon forces students to perform a song that will save Mother Earth.


Wednesday, August 8

Alone Together - "Nurse Esther" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Benji steps up to help Dean at work but isn't valued.

Alone Together - "Murder House" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dean has Benji sell a house where a murder took place.


Thursday, August 9

The Big Bang Theory - "The Neonatal Nomenclature" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Bernadette won’t go into labor, all her friends try different tactics to get things started. Also, Wolowitz confronts Bernadette after Amy accidentally reveals she’s already chosen their son’s name.

Young Sheldon - "Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and a Dad's Whiskey" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Mary takes a job as church secretary, she finds herself becoming Pastor Jeff’s (Matt Hobby) marriage counselor. Also, Sheldon and Missy spend their first afternoon home alone.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "A Change in the Team" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Dwayne testifies on the prosecution's behalf and dismantles the timeline they established, Lavinia pressures Josh to fire Dwayne. Dwayne redeems himself when he stumbles on a big break in the case leading to a shocking confession and Josh winning Lavinia's case.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "New Case, Old Murder" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
In the aftermath of winning Lavinia's case, the town finally embraces Josh as a real Pecker. However, Josh agonizes over whether or not Lavinia may have done it and, unable to try Lavinia again for Edgar's murder, Josh takes a big swing by trying to open an old case.

American Woman - "The Breakthrough" (Paramount Network, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After attending an EST meeting, Kathleen discovers some answers to the problems in her life; Bonnie chooses a wild adventure with Adam over an important work assignment; Diana makes a new friend.


Friday, August 10

Fresh Off the Boat - "First Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s the first day of high school and Eddie wants to join the football team to impress girlfriend Alison, despite Jessica forbidding him to try out. Emery finds out that Evan has been moved up a grade and is in middle school with him. Louis battles with Kenny Roger’s right-hand man (guest star Matt Oberg) over changes at the steakhouse.

Speechless - "S-T-- STAR W-- WARS W-- WARS" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Two tickets to the premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” promise a glorious night for JJ and Ray … until JJ’s pulled to the dark side by a pretty classmate who hopes to take Ray’s ticket. Back at home, Maya, Jimmy and Dylan enjoy a rare night at home without the boys. Meanwhile, Kenneth’s secret after-hours hangout at Lafayette is compromised when Dr. Miller discovers his late-night escapades.

The Paynes - "Home Alone" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Nyla may not be able to pay for her latest mistake.


Saturday, August 11

none scheduled


Sunday, August 12

Bob's Burgers - "Cheer Up Sleepy Gene" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gene gets invited to his first sleepover, and things don't go as planned; Bob and Linda record themselves while sleeping to prove who snores more.

The Simpsons - "King Leer" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer and Marge follow Moe after the bar closes early and discover him and his father fighting; they attempt to bring Moe and his father back together.

Complete TV Listings

Saturday, August 04, 2018

SitcomsOnline Digest: Will ALF and Facts of Life Get Reboots?; Timeless to Get Holiday Sendoff

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! Reboots are all over the place, and this week we're hearing of several new ones being floated out there. Also, we're hearing some more about reboots that likely won't be happening, despite what was suggested by the wording of a press release that Sony put out last week. And Tim Allen is talking about Last Man Standing and the new season coming up on Fox. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • With all of the talk about reboots, we aren't sure why talks of this one took so long to happen, but Warner Bros. TV is looking to reboot ALF as a new series where he would be living with a new family. (Variety)
  • An even more bizarre and surprising reboot idea has been thrown out there from a production company run by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jessica Biel, and it's not a reboot of Growing Pains or 7th Heaven, but rather a reboot of Facts of Life. (Deadline)
  • Despite what all of the media outlets (including us) were proclaiming last week, it seems that the deal that Norman Lear signed with Sony is not so much about reboots of his classic series, but more about ideas that he has had for years that never made it to air. (Deadline)
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman isn't getting a reboot (at least not for now), but Jane Seymour went on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night to make a commercial for a parody reboot, Dr. Quinn, Medicinal Marijuana Woman. (E! Online)
  • The 2016-2017 TV season had lots of hits, many of which came back for a second season, but why did so many of them go into a slump for their second season? (Vox)
  • Tim Allen is well aware of how polarizing sitcoms have become, especially his own, but he and the producers of Last Man Standing are trying to downplay the politics of his character and not be known as the show for those who love Donald Trump. (TVLine)
  • Timeless will be getting a proper sendoff sometime in the upcoming holiday season. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (AUGUST 4 - AUGUST 10)

The Lucy Show

  • Decades is airing The Lucy Show all this weekend.
  • Wrecked returns to TBS on Tuesday.
  • 25 Words or Less becomes a game show hosted by Meredith Vieira and will air on a few Fox owned and operated stations as a trial run for the next few weeks to potentially become a regular series in the 2019-2020 season, but you will only see it if you live in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando, and Charlotte.  
  • We try to include everything that we possibly can here, so for the sake of that, Keeping Up with the Kardashians for the 15th season tomorrow on E!.

Friday, August 03, 2018

Fri-Yay: What Netflix's First Syndication Deal Can Mean for Sitcoms; TCA Summer 2018 Press Tour: Fox

It's time for another edition of Fri-Yay! That means we will take a look back on some sitcom happenings in recent days or weeks or other fun sitcomy stuff. It's a sitcom lover's paradise! Happy Fri-Yay!

BoJack Horseman

by Vincent

This week, a minor announcement was made that was quietly a pretty big deal for sitcoms, and yet no one seemed to think much of it. It was announced that starting this fall, Netflix would be re-running Netflix's BoJack Horseman as the show had been sold into syndication, set to begin airing after South Park's upcoming season in September. This might not seem like a big deal to you, and frankly, if you already watch Bojack Horseman on Netflix, chances are you won't be rushing to the TV to catch four year old episodes of the show when the channel begins re-airing Season 1 this week. And yet, this is Netflix's first major syndication deal, which paints a fairly interesting picture for sitcoms going forward.

In the past, syndication has been a major selling point for sitcoms. Re-airing episodes of the series on cable networks has been a major way that studios make money off of television shows, and since sitcoms are shorter and typically not serialized, they were often a popular choice for sitcoms. Many of us who grew up watching older sitcoms that predate us did so because those shows were introduced to us in syndication. Syndication has been a dominant reason as to why sitcoms remain relevant. And yet, with the advent of Netflix and on-demand streaming services, syndication has largely fallen by the wayside, now that so many series can be available at any time. There was a question as to whether Netflix needed syndication – after all, it's already used by so many people, and its episodes are available to begin watching anywhere at any time. And yet, this deal for Bojack Horseman proves there is still a market for syndication, even for Netflix series. It's another way for these shows to remain profitable (after all, since it doesn't rely on ad revenue, it's hard to say exactly how Netflix makes money off of its original programming, although they seem to be doing just fine relying on subscription fees) and it paints a question: is this just the first of many more Netflix syndication deals? There were talks that Arrested Development's creator Mitch Hurwitz wanted the show's Netflix seasons to eventually be packaged into a syndication deal with the series’ original run (hence why the fourth season was re-edited to a more traditional sitcom format rather than its original inventive editing style.) Could other Netflix comedies that seem like a possible fit for syndication, such as Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, One Day at a Time, or Fuller House be next? Perhaps we could even see dramas being sold into syndication – it's hard to not see a cable network jumping at the chance to air Orange is the New Black (though it would have to be heavily edited) or Stranger Things. It's an interesting thought, and one that suggests perhaps the end for cable syndication isn't quite here yet after all.


Fox

Fox is up at the 2018 TCA Summer Press Tour and there were plenty of new series announcements for 2018-19, mainly for mid-season or later. And they have ordered the new celebrity competition series The Masked Singer, to premiere in January 2019. Based on an international hit, which already is a viral phenomenon with more than half a billion fans worldwide, and the No. 1 top-trending video of 2017 on YouTube, The Masked Singer features celebrities facing off against one another with one major twist: each singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask to conceal his or her identity. Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke serve on the panel and play detective, alongside host Nick Cannon. Fox has also ordered Mental Samurai, a thrilling new competition series that pushes every aspect of human intelligence and mental agility. Hosted and produced by Rob Lowe, the show is the first-ever obstacle course...for the mind. Mental Samurai is produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television and Arthur Smith's A. Smith & Co. Productions and is scheduled to premiere during the 2018-2019 season on Fox.

But wait there's more! Fox has ordered Spin the Wheel, a high-stakes game show offering a chance to win over $20 million per episode. Executive-produced by Grammy and Emmy Award-winning musician and actor Justin Timberlake, and hosted by actor, director, writer and comedian Dax Shepard, the show offers life-changing opportunities to win fortunes each episode with the spin of a massive, unpredictable wheel. The show, created by Timberlake and Andrew Glassman of Glassman Media, is scheduled to premiere during the 2018-2019 season on Fox.

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Antenna TV's Back-to-School with Head of the Class Marathon; Shark Tank's Landmark 10th Season with New Guest Sharks

Head of the Class

School bells and laughs are ringing though the halls at Millard Fillmore High School. Join Antenna TV's favorite teacher, Charlie Moore, as he leads his gifted students back-to-school in a day-long Head of the Class marathon on Sunday, August 19 from 5am-11:30pm ET. Antenna TV's Head of the Class Back-to-School Marathon will air the following 37 episodes:

All times listed ET
5am Pilot
5:30am Volleyball, Anyone?
6am Critical Choices
6:30am You’ve Got a Friend
7am Rebel Without a Class
7:30am The Russians are Coming
8am Video Activity
8:30am Science Fair Weather Friends
9am That'll Be the Day
9:30am The Big Squeeze
10am Fatal Distraction
10:30am On the Road Again
11am Parent's Day
11:30am Love is Debatable
12 noon Refrigerator of Fillmore High
12:30pm Back in the USSR
1pm First Date
1:30pm Arvid's Sure Thing
2pm Little Shop till You Drop (part 1)
2:30pm Little Shop till You Drop (part 2)
3pm Radio Activity
3:30pm I Am King
4pm Exactly Twelve O’clock
4:30pm Back to School
5pm Blunden in Love
5:30pm From Hair to Eternity (part 1)
6pm From Hair to Eternity (part 2)
6:30pm Tough Guys Don't Sew
7pm Recruitment Day
7:30pm Queen, Queen for a Day
8pm Where's Charlie
8:30pm Dead Men Don’t Wear Pocket Protectors (part 1)
9pm Dead Men Don’t Wear Pocket Protectors (part 2)
9:30pm Dancing Fools
10pm The Importance of Being Alex
10:30pm It Couldn't Last Forever (part 1)
11pm It Couldn't Last Forever (part 2)

Head of the Class regularly airs on Antenna TV weeknights at 3am ET and weekends at 2pm ET.


Shark Tank

Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy(R) Award-winning entrepreneurial-themed reality show, announced the addition of three brand-new guest Sharks including Charles Barkley, Matt Higgins and, for the first time, former Shark Tank entrepreneur-turned-Shark, Jamie Siminoff. After his debut in the tank in 2013, Siminoff went on to sell his invention, Ring, to Amazon for over a billion dollars. The show, produced by MGM Television and Sony Pictures Television, which has become a culturally defining series, returns for its 10th season, Sunday, Oct. 7 at 10 p.m. EDT, before moving to its regular timeslot the following Sunday (Oct. 14) at 9 p.m. EDT. It has been "A Decade of Dreams" for Shark Tank, and this year will be no different. The 10th season will also bring back powerhouse fan favorites, including Sarah Blakely, Bethenny Frankel, Rohan Oza and Alex Rodriguez. The guest Sharks, who are icons and trailblazers in their respective business fields, will appear individually alongside the regular Sharks: Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary in various episodes during the 2018-2019 season.

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

NBC to Air Timeless Holiday Finale; truTV Gets Weekly Pop Culture Awards Show Pilot

Timeless

Hey Clockblockers, your mission is complete! NBC and Sony Pictures Television are collaborating on a two-part Timeless finale to air during the holidays, giving closure to the globetrotting series that has generated incredible viewer passion. According to executive producers Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke, audiences can expect the Timeless they know and love. A focus on the unsung and underrepresented people of history. And most importantly, one final emotional story for the Time Team. The cast includes Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Goran Višnjić, Paterson Joseph, Sakina Jaffrey and Claudia Doumit. Timeless was canceled last month after two seasons. Stay tuned for an airdate, but it looks like it will be November/December.


Vulture

Turner's truTV has announced a pilot order for an unscripted project from Vulture, the go-to entertainment news site for the culturally obsessed, which would mark the first-ever televised project for the digital publisher. The untitled project is a new, weekly comedic awards show honoring the most deserving stories from the week in pop culture.

Every week, two dynamic hosts serve as the masters of ceremonies, handing out awards to the people, places and things everyone can't stop talking about. Each episode will include clever takes on the traditional award show tropes that everyone loves - and loves to make fun of - from musical numbers to seat fillers to playoff music to in-memoriam packages. The pilot is being produced internally at truTV and casting is currently underway for the series' hosts. Still a bit to go to find out if this project gets picked up to series, so stay tuned.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, August 14

Younger - "Girls on the Side" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza is distressed when she meets Caitlin’s middle-aged boyfriend. Diana refuses to back down from a challenge. Josh rebrands.

Teachers - "Hot Deadly Dad" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Snap convinces Ms. Bennigan that Hot Dad is a serial killer who is still at large in Chicago. Ms. Watson attempts to teach her “dirtbag” student to be upper class, while Ms. Cannon wears leggings that leave little to the imagination.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 13)

Tuesday, August 14

  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Catch Tracee on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rhea Seehorn (Whitney/I'm with Her) - Rhea visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about Better Call Saul on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Anne appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay appears on a repeat The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/The Tom Show/Tom) -
  • Colin Ferguson (You're the Worst/Coupling) - Colin guest co-hosts Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Melora Hardin (The Office) - Melora talks about The Bold Type on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril makes blue-cheese-stuffed burgers on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali gives relationship advice on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) and Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Constance and Ken talk about Crazy Rich Asians on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick talks about Operation Finale on the BUILD Series at 3pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Alice - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Final (Sixth) Season The Last Man on Earth - The Complete Fourth Season The Good Place - The Complete Second Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five

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
07/03 - New Girl - The Final (Seventh) Season
07/10 - Alice - The Complete Seventh Season (WBShop.com)
07/10 - The Bill Engvall Show - The Complete First Season (WBShop.com)
07/10 - Green Acres - The Final (Sixth) Season
07/10 - The Last Man on Earth - The Complete Fourth Season
07/17 - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life - The Complete Series
07/17 - The Good Place - The Complete Second Season
07/17 - Son of Zorn - The Complete Series
08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
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