Tuesday, October 16, 2018

NBC Sets January 2019 Lineup; Team Coco Heads to New York Comedy Festival

The Titan Games

Looking to begin the new year with off-the-charts alternative muscle, NBC's January lineup is set to include the premiere of The Titan Games, the new epic physical competition series from Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia; the debut of America's Got Talent: The Champions, the global winter edition of the network's summer powerhouse; and the second season of the highly popular series Ellen's Game of Games, from superstar executive producer Ellen DeGeneres. The Titan Games premieres Wednesday, Jan. 2 from 8-10 p.m. and will start airing in its regularly scheduled 8-9 p.m. timeslot beginning Wednesday, Jan. 9. The 10-episode will offer everyday people the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in remarkable feats designed to test mind, body and heart.

America's Got Talent: The Champions

America's Got Talent: The Champions premieres Monday, Jan. 7 from 8-10 p.m. The series will bring together some of the world's best acts from the international Got Talent franchises, spanning 194 territories, and come to share their talents and compete against one another in an Olympics-style ultimate celebration of worldwide creativity and talent. The series, from NBC, Syco Entertainment and Fremantle, will feature the star-studded judges panel from America's Got Talent - executive producer Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel - and will be hosted by Terry Crews. Ellen's Game of Games premieres Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 8-10 p.m. and will start airing in its regularly scheduled 8-9 p.m. time slot on Tuesday, Jan. 15.


TEAMCOCOHOUSE

Team Coco and TBS are bringing back the successful comedy pop-up which launched last July at San Diego Comic-Con. TEAMCOCOHOUSE will open its doors as part of the 15th annual New York Comedy Festival, on Wednesday, November 7 at SONY HALL, 235 W 46th St New York, NY 10036. The newest version of TEAMCOCOHOUSE will showcase a daily lineup handpicked by Conan – stand-ups, podcasts, musical acts, magicians, a talk show, and special appearances by friends of Team Coco, as well as O'Brien himself. TEAMCOCOHOUSE will feature Tig Notaro, Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious, Jenny Slate, Nicole Byer, Justin Willman, Sasheer Zamata, Chris Gethard, Scott Rogowsky, Gabe Liedman, Max Silvestri, and more.

TEAMCOCOHOUSE comes on the heels of the recently announced live tour Conan & Friends: An Evening of Stand-Up and Investment Tips. Team Coco is continuing to build on its joint venture with Turner by having a presence at the New York Comedy Festival, and aggressively increasing its footprint in linear, digital and live formats by collaborating with a team of established and up-and-coming comics to add comedy showcases, live tours, specials and podcasts. Each year, the New York Comedy Festival continues to celebrate comedy in all forms. Now in its 15th year, through events like TEAMCOCOHOUSE, attendees will continue to enjoy unique on-ground activations that elevate the traditional comedy show experience.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, January 20

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXIX" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu; Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers; Lisa finally snaps; Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

Bob's Burgers - "Live and Let Fly" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The kids seek revenge on their school guidance counselor; they get entangled in sibling rivalry between two pilots; Linda and Bob put their game faces on when Teddy invites them to a paper airplane contest.

Family Guy - "Send in Stewie, Please" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie gets sent to see his school's child psychologist for a surprising session, he reveals major secrets about himself.

The Cool Kids - "Hank the Cradle Robber" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Hank starts dating a much younger woman, the gang suspects she may be taking advantage of him.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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