Saturday, September 10, 2005

More on Growing Pains DVDs; Hearts Afire S2 Details, S3 Date

Alan Thicke's official website updated yesterday. It now says look for Growing Pains DVD collection by Spring 2006. TVShowsonDVD.com contacted Warner Bros. a few weeks back and they said first half of 2006, so now we have pinpointed probaly between mid-March and mid-June as the target for this series. It looks to be a season set release, so fans could relax if they were thinking a "best of" release.

As most of us know, Hearts Afire - The Complete Second Season is coming to DVD on November 1 via Image Entertainment. If you do not know, here are the details on that set:
Newlyweds John and Georgie Anne (the one-and-only John Ritter and Night Court's spunky Markie Post) abandon big city politics for the craziness of small-town life in this irresistible TV comedy! Helped out by John's best friend (the hilarious Billy Bob Thornton, Bad Santa), the couple attempts to revive the local paper. Adding to the mayhem is the incredible supporting cast, including the diminutive, but big-talking Lonnie (Leslie Jordan, Will & Grace) and the cynical, sharp-tongued Madeline (Conchata Ferrell, Two and a Half Men). From the creator of Designing Women, this warm and witty series has become an addictive pleasure for viewers around the world since its original 1992-1995 run! Now get fired up for all 16 episodes of this fun-filled show's smokin' second season, now on DVD for the first time.
EPISODES: Lovely Always - Moonlighting - The Great Depression - The First Edition - String of Pearls - The Stud Club - Blue Christmas - True Confessions - Accelerated Dating - Sweet Revenge - Fatal Traction - Son of Sissywhatsis - The Big Yes - Do the Limbaugh - Love in the Afternoon - Sleepless in a Small Town.
EXTRAS: Deleted Footage

The series lasted three seasons and we can expect the third and final season on DVD on February 7! John Ritter's series prior to Hearts Afire, Hooperman, is also in the works. Little details are available right now, though. And it probably is a while away still, as I don't even know what studio is going to release it. Speaking of John Ritter, we will be paying tribute to him tomorrow on his second anniversary of his tragic passing.
For more details on Hearts Afire & Hooperman visit my websites on those two underrated shows.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Tuesday, February 27

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 26)

Tuesday, February 27

  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - Catch David on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sydney Sweeney (Everything Sucks!) - Sydney is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Joe Manganiello (How I Met Your Mother) - Joe appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Dulc√© Sloan (The Great North) - Dulc√© is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits in with The 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) and Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Kelly and Mark are interviewed on E! News at 11pm on E!.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - NBC's Today catches up with Sutton in the 9am hour.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about Curb Your Enthusiasm on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling talks about American Fiction on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudson Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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