Tuesday, February 05, 2019

According to Jim Starts March 4 on Laff; Freeform Picks Up Party of Five to Series

According to Jim

According to Jim is coming to Laff, as we mentioned. Now we have a start date and timings. The hit Jim Belushi sitcom will launch on Monday, March 4 and air multiple times per day. It will air weekdays 10-11am, 5-7pm and 11pm-12am. The series will also air Sunday mornings from 8-9am. That's a whole lotta Jim and company! According to Jim hasn't been seen since it aired on TBS and local syndication. Laff will also air an According to Jim marathon on Saturday, March 30 from 1pm-7pm. Laff also airs Grounded for Life, Spin City, Home Improvement, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Drew Carey Show, That '70s Show, Grace Under Fire, and A Different World. In addition to Jim, Laff is adding World's Funniest Videos to early mornings. Laff is removing Night Court from the line-up come March and no word if it will return at a later date. See the full lineup coming March 4.


Party of Five - Freeform

In advance of the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour session, Freeform announces the pickup to series of the reboot of fan-favorite Party of Five from the original creators, Amy Lippman and Chris Keyser. 10 episodes have been ordered. From Sony Pictures Television, the one-hour drama will follow the five Acosta children (fka Buendia) as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported to Mexico. The series stars Brandon Larracuente as Emilio, Emily Tosta as Lucia, Niko Guardado as Beto and Elle Paris Legaspi as Valentina. The pilot was co-written by Lippman, Keyser and newcomer Michal Zebede. The series is created by Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman, who also serve as executive producers and writers. Rodrigo Garcia also serves as executive producer and directed the pilot. Michal Zebede serves as co-executive producer and writer.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, March 24

The Simpsons - "The Girl on the Bus" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Lisa spots a new best friend from the window of the bus, she gets a taste of what life could be like with a different, more cultured family.

Bob's Burgers - "Every Which Way But Goose" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Tina, discouraged by not being asked to the prom by Jimmy Jr., forms an unhealthy attachment to a goose from the nearby park; Linda joins a dating app to help Gretchen find a match.

The Simpsons - "If You Love It So Much, Why Don't You Marionette?" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The kids visit a marionette theater for a school field trip, and Louise gets on the theater owner's bad side; Bob takes pity on a guy who's handing out flyers in front of the restaurant.

Bob's Burgers - "If You Love It So Much, Why Don't You Marionette?" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The kids visit a marionette theater for a school field trip, and Louise gets on the theater owner's bad side; Bob takes pity on a guy who's handing out flyers in front of the restaurant.

Family Guy - "You Can't Handle the Booth" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Griffins provide DVD commentary on a recent episode and reveal never-before-told drama between Peter and Lois.

Family Guy - "Pawtucket Pete" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The brewery's new bosses decide to change the company's mascot; in an attempt to be crowned the new face of Pawtucket Ale, Peter and Brian go head-to-head.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 18)

Friday, March 22

  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Joey/Friends/Vinnie & Bobby) - Watch Matt on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Illana Glazer (Broad City) - Illana is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Pamela appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • J. K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J. K. is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cobie Smulders (Friends from College/How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing Houe/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Piper Perabo (Turn Up Charlie) - Piper is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Casey Wilson (Black Monday/Marry Me/Happy Endings) - Casey talks about Black Monday on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Natalie Morales (Abby's/The Grinder/Trophy Wife/Parks and Recreation) - Natalie appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) - Mark talks about Knightfall on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudston Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony performs on ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Maddie Corman (Mr. President/All-American Girl) - Maddie talks about the play Accidentally Brave on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on Steve, so check your local listings.


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

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

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
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)
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