Wednesday, November 28, 2018

CBS Loads Up on Reality in Midseason 2019; Comedy Central's 31 Days of Holiday Survival

The World's Best - RuPaul Charles, Faith Hill, James Corden and Drew Barrymore

CBS is building a strong roster of reality programming at midseason with the premieres of two new unscripted competitions and the return of three fan favorites. Big Brother: Celebrity Edition returns for a second season Monday, Jan. 21 from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT. Following the premiere, Big Brother: Celebrity Edition will air on multiple nights each week for three weeks, with the two-hour finale on Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 9-11. On Sunday, Feb. 3, immediately following Super Bowl LIII from 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/7:00-8:00 PM, PT (time is approximate after post-game coverage), the new competition series The World's Best debuts with host James Corden and judges Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles and Faith Hill. After the post-Super Bowl premiere, the show moves to Wednesdays beginning Feb. 6.

On Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT, the Emmy Award-winning Survivor returns for its 38th season. Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst returns as host. The new high-stakes competition series Million Dollar Mile premieres Wednesday, March 27 from 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), after the wrap of The World's Best. Tim Tebow hosts, along with play-by-play commentators Matt "Money" Smith and Maria Taylor. Finally, the multiple Emmy Award-winning The Amazing Race returns on Wednesday, May 22 from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT for its 31st season with Emmy Award-nominated host Phil Keoghan, following the wrap of Survivor's season. This season will feature a reality clash when fierce competitors from The Amazing Race, Big Brother, and Survivor race around the world for the $1 million prize. With all these moves on Wednesdays, drama Seal Team will move to 10pm starting Wednesday, March 13.


31 Days of Holiday Survival

It's been a YEAR, amiright? Comedy Central feels you and is celebrating the light at the end of the tunnel with a full month of special programming to help you take a load off. In its first ever 31 Days of Holiday Survival extravaganza, the network will feature movies, specials and event marathons - in addition to regularly scheduled programming - to make folks laugh out loud, forget their troubles and celebrate the year ahead.

Themed programming encompasses Drunk History, South Park, BoJack Horseman, Futurama, The Office: Best of Michael Scott, Chappelle's Show, Reno! 911, Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special, Bad Santa and more. It all starts Saturday, December 1 with an Adam Sandler Movie Stunt and ends on December 31 with a Reno 911 Full Day New Year's Eve Marathon!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, April 20

Game Shakers - "Wet Willy's Wild Water Park" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Game Shakers go to Wet Willy's Wild Water Park on its last day to try and break the speed record on the extremely dangerous water slide, the Big Ripper.

Cousins for Life - "Operation: Mom" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Stuart's mother, Liz, finds out she can return home for a visit, the family sets out to make her homecoming a huge surprise for Stuart and Clark, but the reunion doesn't go quite as planned.

Knight Squad - "Closing Knight" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The squads fight against each other in one final battle with the top group becoming the Knights of Astoria forever.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Watch Beth on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Happy Days) - Henry appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Chalke (How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)/Mad Love/Scrubs/Roseanne) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke guest co-hosts ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Bill Hader (BarrY) - Bill talks about Barry on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rick Fox (The Game/Mr. Box Office) - Rick talks about Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake Choi (Single Parents) - Jake talks about Single Parents on the BUILD Series at 11am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season

02/05 - Family Guy - Part 1 - Volumes 1-5
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 2 - Volumes 6-10
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 3 - Seasons 10-14
02/05 - First Lady of Television - Betty White Collection (40 rare and acclaimed episodes from her early days in television)
02/05 - Mama's Family - Seasons 1-6 - The Complete Series
02/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-3 (Blu-ray)
02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
02/26 - What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season
03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
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
04/12 - Evening Shade - The Complete Collection
04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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