Monday, January 09, 2006

Gidget and The Flying Nun Coming Sooner Than Expected on DVD; Bewitched S3 and The Bob Newhart Show S3 Announced

Gidget - The Complete Series
March is shaping up to be a big month for 1960's sitcoms on DVD. Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Third Season and I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete First Season (Original Black & White Edition) (also available in a Colorized Edition) were previously announced. Today, TVShowsonDVD.com reported that Gidget - The Complete Series, The Flying Nun - The Complete First Season, and Bewitched - The Complete Third Season will all be available on March 21. The March date for Gidget and The Flying Nun is a lot sooner than the fall 2006 date that was rumored a few weeks ago. Click on the below links to go to the TVShowsonDVD.com news items and view the artwork:

  • Bewitched - All 33 episodes from Season 3 will be available on March 21. This was the first season that originally aired in color, so that's the only version being offered this time. No special features will be included.

  • The Bob Newhart Show - Season 3 will be released on April 11. Look for a guest appearance by John Ritter this season. No extras have been announced yet.

  • The Brady Bunch - High-resolution 3-D Box Art for the final fifth season, coming March 7, posted at the link.

  • The Doris Day Show - Cover art for the third season, coming May 30, has been posted at the link.

  • The Flying Nun - The first season of Sally Field's later sitcom will be released by Sony on March 21. An interview with Sally Field will be included as a special feature.

  • Gidget - All 32 episodes of the one and only season of Gidget will be released on March 21 by Sony. Extras will include the original pilot episode and an interview with Sally Field.



  • ABC Loves Tom Hanks - Saturdays 8PM Movie of the Week:

    February 11: "The Green Mile"
    February 18: "Cast Away"
    February 25: "Forrest Gump"


  • TV Land Wednesday Changes

    The Wednesday TV Land changes will remain in effect until
    the end of the month (Jan 11, 18, 25):

    9:30p The Andy Griffith Show
    11:00p Good Times
    11:30p Good Times
    12:00a The Andy Griffith Show
    12:30a The Andy Griffith Show


    Pavan makes his long-awaited return from his three-week vacation tomorrow. I'm sure he will have lots of news and scoops to report on in the upcoming days. This was my first blogging experience, and I enjoyed it. I hope you found it interesting and informative. I'll continue to send Pavan news, and post some special feature articles from time to time.

  • Sitcoms Airing Tonight

    Wednesday, August 10

    The Conners - "Messy Situation, Miscommunication and Academic Probation" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    When Becky inadvertently outs her relationship with Professor Davis, he’s forced to reevaluate his career, but his erratic behavior sends Becky down a path to reevaluate their relationship. Meanwhile, Dan and Darlene check in on Chuck, only to learn heartbreaking news about his family.

    The Goldbergs - "Hip-Shaking and Booty-Quaking" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    Erica and Geoff decide to throw a party to prove to others and themselves that they can still have fun as a young, engaged couple. Meanwhile, Beverly assumes control of William Penn Academy as “acting principal” and presses the school faculty to put together a “Fame”-themed send-off for the senior class.

    Abbott Elementary - "Open House" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    It’s Open House night at Abbott Elementary, and while Janine prepares to meet her struggling student’s mother, the rest of the faculty uses the time to relax. Gregory is taken aback when he learns how Ava got the principal job, and later, Barbara’s daughter’s visit creates a commotion in more ways than one.

    Home Economics - "Keg of Light Beer, $180" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    While Tom and Marina attempt to relive their youth at a college party, Connor and Denise deal with JoJo (Tetona Jackson) potentially leaving when she gets an offer to go on a reality show. Meanwhile, Sarah considers casting her niece in the school musical.

    Wellington Paranormal - "A Civil War" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT)
    In the wake of a shocking blindside, players scramble for power; a pair of underdogs must choose between creating chaos and playing it safe.

    grown-ish - "Look What U Started" (Freeform, 10:00PM ET/PT)
    Eager to impress Gamma Psi Delta while pledging, Junior faces a moral dilemma when he books a controversial comic to perform at a fundraiser; Aaron struggles to fit in with his colleagues, and receives advice from Zoey about how to cope.

    Everything's Trash - "Family Is Trash" (Freeform, 10:30PM ET/PT)
    Jayden's obsessive need to fix Phoebe creates a rift between them; Jessie, Malika and Michael attempt to mend the relationship and reunite the siblings.

    Complete TV Listings


    Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 8)

    Wednesday, August 10

    • Jamie Foxx (Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!/The Jamie Foxx Show) - Watch Jamie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
    • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
    • David Alan Grier (Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!/The Cool Kids/The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
    • Kieran Culkin (Go Fish) - Kieran is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
    • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
    • Vanessa Bayer (I Love That for You) - Vanessa is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
    • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
    • Michaela JaĆ© Rodriguez (Loot) - Michaela discusses Loot on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
    • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
    • Gabriel Iglesias (Mr. Iglesias/Cristela) - Gabriel is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
    • Mariska Hargitay (Can't Hurry Love) - Mariska appears on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
    • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
    • D'Arcy Carden (Barry/The Good Place) - NBC's Today catches up with D'Arcy in the 9am hour.
    • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
    • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia is a guest on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
    • Howie Mandel (Good Grief) - Howie will be on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
    • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry is a guest on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
    • Megan Suri (Never Have I Ever) - Megan appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:40am.


    New on DVD/Blu-ray (April-August)

    Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release) The Neighborhood - Season Four The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three

    04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
    04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
    04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
    05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
    05/13 - The Donna Reed Show - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Time Life)
    05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
    06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
    06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
    06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
    06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / Season Two
    07/19 - The Neighborhood - Season Four
    07/19 - Reno 911! - The Hunt for QAnon (Blu-ray) (DVD)
    07/26 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three / Season Four
    08/16 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season (Warner Bros. - Canada)
    08/16 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Fourth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
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