Saturday, February 11, 2006

'Happy Days' The Musical?; Saturday Shopping on Amazon.com

Happy Days is back with an all-new cast! This time it is a musical and it will be a play running in Burbank, CA at the Falcon Theatre. The musical will be directed by Gary Marshall himself. He of course created and produced the '70s sitcom that took place in the good 'ole '50s.
Grab your poodle skirt and letterman jacket and come on down to the Falcon Theatre! It's May, 1959 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Fonzie (Joey McIntyre of Dancing with the Stars) is still the king of cool at his favorite malt shop, Arnold's. The school year is coming to an end and Richie, Lori Beth, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the rest of the gang, are all getting ready to graduate from Jefferson High School. All your favorites from this famous sitcom, including Pinky Tuscadero and the Malachi Brothers, are here to sing you back into the '50s. Bring the ENTIRE FAMILY for a musical celebration of nostalgia at its best and brightest!
Previews start this Wednesday (Feb. 15) and will run through Feb. 23. The opening night will be Feb. 24 and will run through March 12. Showtimes are Tues-Sat at 8pm, Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 4pm. Tickets are between $25.00 and $37.50. Starring Joey McIntyre (Dancing with the Stars) as The Fonz, Ernie Sabella (Perfect Strangers) as Arnold and Christine Lakin (Step by Step) as Joanie. The rest of the cast includes: Audra Blaser, Ryan Bollman, Joseph Leo Bwarie, Wayne Duvall, Cynthia Ferrer, Philip Lightstone, Heather Lindell, Matt Merchant, Jaclyn Miller, DeQuina Moore, Rory O'Malley, Robert Petrarca, Paul C. Vogt and Anna A. White. So come on down to the Falcon Theatre to hear the Fonz say, "Aaayh!!! It's a Musical!!"

Instead of going out shopping on a Saturday, sit back and shop right here with us! Today we will be giving away bargain prices of sitcom DVD sets that have not been selling too tell. Here are the items up for bids: 227 - The Complete 1st Season, Who's the Boss? - The Complete First Season, Barney Miller - The First Season, Night Court - The Complete First Season, Just Shoot Me - Seasons One & Two, Murphy Brown - The Complete First Season. If you are fans of these sitcoms, please buy the sets if you have not already (and if you are not a fan, try them anyway!). It will certainly make a difference to get the next season of these shows if sales spike up.
So, what's the next item up for bids? Well, one of the best DVD players to play these DVD sets, Bob! It's the Panasonic DVD S29S DVD Player and it is yours if the price is right! Do I hear $1? No, sorry we are not giving this away as a prize, but you can buy it for an affordable price at Amazon.com.
Now what is your complaint? You don't have a television set to hook up the DVD player to watch these DVDs? Not to worry, our next item up for bids is a great television set. It's the Sony KV-30HS420 30" FD Trinitron WEGA HD-Ready Widescreen CRT TV (say that ten times fast!) and it will be all yours if the price is right. You can buy that on Amazon.com for a great price, too.
What? You travel a lot and have no time to watch your DVDs? Well that's fine, too! You're in luck because we also have a portable DVD player item up for bids. It's the Samsung DVD-L70 7" Portable DVD Player and again it will be all yours if the price is right! Buy it right here with us at Amazon.com. After all this, I don't want to hear any complaints on why you didn't buy these DVD sets! I just gave you everything you need!
This blog story is brought to you by (not really!) by The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular airing this Tuesday at 8/7 central only on CBS!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, March 4

Bob Hearts Abishola - "The Heart Attack Boys" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Christina tells her family that she’s decided to have a baby by herself, Bob and Abishola start to reconsider whether to have a baby of their own as well.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Tayo Time" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Abishola’s ex-husband, Tayo, visits Detroit for work, everyone falls under his spell except Bob and Abishola, who know there must be more to his visit than he claims.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 4)

Monday, March 4

  • Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building/Wizards of Waverly Place) - Watch Selena on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) and Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Kelly and Mark are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita talks about The Prank on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am and in the 9am hour. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jane Seymour (B Positive/Modern Men) - NBC's Today catches up with Jane in the 9am hour.
  • Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Chelsea talks about First Time Female Director on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Busy Philipps (Girls5eva/Vice Principals/Cougar Town/Love, Inc.) - Busy talks about Girls5eva on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons (All About the Washingtons) - Joseph talks about Peacock's Kings from Queens: The Run DMC Story on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series 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
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)

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

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