Thursday, September 27, 2018

COZI TV to Air Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts Marathon on October 6; Dancing with the Stars: Juniors Announces Celeb Kids Lineup

Will & Grace

Fans of the iconic sitcom Will & Grace will have a chance to celebrate the many "firsts" of the series with COZI TV just after the new season premieres on NBC. A day-long marathon, "Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts" will highlight first-time events, character debuts and other great moments of the series – some of which are groundbreaking, and others are simply fun. The marathon will feature 20 episodes and air on COZI TV on October 6, 2018 beginning at 9 AM and ending at 7 PM.

The hit comedy features actors Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker, Eric McCormack as Will Truman and Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland. Best friends Will and Grace embrace life in New York City as roommates, navigating the ever-changing landscape alongside their eccentric friends Karen and Jack.

The "Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts" includes the episodes where we first met recurring characters like Nathan (Woody Harrelson), Lorraine (Minnie Driver) and Vince (Bobby Canavale). There are also the first appearances of the "Just Jack" cabaret show and the "Anastasia Beaverhausen" Karen persona, along with iconic episodes such as "Acting Out", where Will and Jack accidentally kiss, marking the first same-sex kiss in the show's history.

Will & Grace originally aired on NBC starting in 1998, with the season eight finale arriving in 2006. The show returned to NBC for its ninth season on September 28, 2017. Season ten is set to premiere on October 4 at 9 PM.

The "Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts" marathon on October 6 will feature the following episodes:

• "Between A Rock And A Harlin's Place" (9:00 AM)
• "Homo For The Holidays" (9:30 AM)
• "Jingle Bells" (10:00 AM)
• "The Unsinkable Mommy Adler" (10:30 AM)
• "Boardroom And A Parked Place" (11:00 AM)
• "Grace, Replaced" (11:30 AM)
• "Gypsies Tramps And Thieves" (12:00 PM)
• "Bed Bath And Beyond" (12:30 PM)
• "Object Of My Rejection" (1:00 PM)
• "My Uncle The Car" (1:30 PM)
• "Acting Out" (2:00 PM)
• "The Young And The Tactless" (2:30 PM)
• "Sons And Lovers" (3:00 PM)
• "Homojo" (3:30 PM)
• "Pilot" (4:00 PM)
• "A New Lease On Life" (4:30 PM)
• "Tea And Total Lack Of Sympathy" (5:00 PM)
• "Courting Disaster" (5:30 PM)
• "Alive And Schticking" (6:00 PM)
• "I Love L. Gay" (6:30 PM)


Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

Dancing with the Stars: Juniors welcomes 12 celebrity kids and professional junior ballroom dancers to the ballroom floor. The youngest cast ever is sparkling up their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for what will be an unforgettable journey. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, Sunday, Oct. 7 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT. This season's lineup of celebrity kid dancers includes a Screen Actors Guild Award-nominated actor, a professional skateboarder, an ABC comedy star, a runway model, two Disney Channel stars and the youngest boy to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The list of celeb kids follows:

• Addison Osta Smith (MasterChef Junior) with Lev Khmelev, mentored by Keo Motsepe
• Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson (reality star) with Tristan Ianiero, mentored by Artem Chigvintsev
• Akash Vukoti (spelling bee champ) with Kamri Peterson, mentored by Witney Carson
• Ariana Greenblatt (Stuck in the Middle) with Artyon Celestine, mentored by Brandon Armstrong
• Hudson West (General Hospital) with Kameron Couch, mentored by Hayley Erbert
• Jason Maybaum (Raven's Home) with Elliana Walmsley, mentored by Emma Slater
• Mackenzie Ziegler (singer) with Sage Rosen, mentored by Gleb Savchenko
• Mandla Morris (Stevie Wonder's son) with Brightyn Brems, mentored by Cheryl Burke
• Miles Brown (black-ish) with Rylee Arnold, mentored by Lindsay Arnold
• Sky Brown (skateboarder) with JT Church, mentored by Alan Bersten
• Sophia Pippen (NBA legend's daughter) with Jake Monreal, mentored by Sasha Farber
• Tripp Palin (Sarah Palin's granddaughter) with Hailey Bills, mentored by Jenna Johnson


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 25

The Big Bang Theory - "The Decision Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali is worried people won’t take him seriously in his own field after publishing a paper that suggests he may have discovered alien life. Also, Leonard wants to be the principal investigator on a plasma physics study.

Young Sheldon - "A Political Campaign and a Candy Land Cheater" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Unhappy that school funds are going towards football rather than academics, Sheldon decides to run for class president.

Mom - "Triple Dip and an Overhand Grip" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and Tammy revisit childhood memories on a trip to their old foster home. Also, Christy and Jill regret accepting a date with two guys from their AA meeting.

Life in Pieces - "Misery Turd Name Pills" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
While Joan is bedridden recovering from surgery, she persuades Sophia to spend time with her, which she quickly regrets. Also, Jen and Greg select a name for their new baby only to learn that Matt and Colleen chose the same one; Colleen and Matt invite the family over to get to know Morgan (Joey King); and Heather has a new business idea.

Superstore - "QuinceaƱera" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jonah (Ben Feldman) struggles to find his place at Amy’s (America Ferrera) daughter Emma’s quinceaƱera, while Dina (Lauren Ash) proves very popular with some teenage boys. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Mateo (Nico Santos) are obsessed with seeing Amy cry.

A.P. Bio - "Sweet Low Road" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When budget cuts threaten to gut Whitlock and put his job in jeopardy, Jack recruits Mary, Stef, and Michelle to take down the Superintendent. Durbin plans an appeal to the heart, while the students plan an appeal to the soul.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Tickling Clocks" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In an episode that takes place in real time, Jake and the squad must track down a hacker who has infiltrated the Nine-Nine's servers. Rosa deals with relationship issues. Hitchcock and Scully attempt to cook the perfect lasagna.

Abby's - "Mail Bin" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Abby finds a letter from her estranged father in a pile of unopened mail and opens up to the group about their fraught relationship.

Better Things - "The Unknown" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets theatrical.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Thursday, April 25

  • Paul Rudd (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/Wild Oats) - Catch Paul on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (Bless This Mess/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/How to Make It in America) - Lake visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan (Tacoma PD) - Steve and Kevin are guests on E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Diedrich Bader (American Housewife/Veep/The Drew Carey Show) - Diedrich visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James talks about Life in Pieces on People Now at 12pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Conners/The McCarthys/Getting On/Roseanne) - Laurie talks about Hillary & Clinton on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the BUILD SERIES at 3pm.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali is a guest on ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) and Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Billy and Ben talk about Standing Up, Falling Down on the BUILD Series at 1pm.


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02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
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03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
04/02 - Archer: Danger Island - The Complete Season Nine
04/09 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fifth Season
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04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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