Tuesday, March 14, 2006

SitcomsOnline.com Reviews In2TV; Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman Reunited This Week

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AOL's In2TV service is launching TOMORROW and we at SitcomsOnline.com had a special look at the system and have reviewed it for you before it launches! We review it all now--TV DVDs, TV pilots and now an online system--what other site can top that?!
skees53, one of our reviewers here at Sitcoms Online, has thoroughly reviewed the system in great detail for everyone. It is a must read! Here is what to expect in the review:

In2TV puts a new twist on something that has become the new way of delivering media (even if it hasn't FULLY caught on yet) over the past couple of years--the whole concept of video-on-demand. The "new twist" with In2TV is that, rather than presenting you something like that episode of Survivor that you missed last night and just HAVE to see now, In2TV provides episodes of some of the great television programs of our past. These aren't just programs that you can turn on the television right now and watch. These are programs that, for whatever reason, are not currently shown on television (with some minor exceptions). You don't need to live in a certain geographical area (unless you live outside of the United States) and hope that your cable company adds the service, because In2TV is available online, not through any cable service. And the best part about In2TV? Everything is (minimally) supported by advertising, and thus is free!

Our extensive review covers:
  • Programs and Episodes on In2TV
  • Bonus Items on In2TV
  • How to Use In2TV
  • Technical Requirements for In2TV
  • Video, Audio, and Service Quality
Read the excellent review here and don't forget to try In2TV tomorrow-- you won't be disappointed, especially if you have high-speed access.

The I Dream of Jeannie 1st Season DVD is out today--and Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman are going all out to promote it! The '60s are back with Jeannie and Major Nelson. They were on ABC's Good Morning America this morning at 8:20 a.m. ET talking to Robin Roberts and later Charlie Gibson appeared from no where--Jeannie style! Later today you can catch them on CNN Showbiz Tonight at 7 p.m. (and encores at 11 p.m.) on CNN Headline News. Tomorrow they will be on ABC's The View talking with the ladies at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT/PT. On Tuesday, March 14, they will also be doing the following radio interviews: Westwood One Radio Tour and Leonard Lopate Show on WYNC. Additionally, they will be doing a DVD signing at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers located at 675 6th Ave., (at 6th and 22nd) in New York City on March 15 at 4:00 p.m. For more information about the DVD signing, please call (212) 727-1227.
The set is available in original black & white and colorized. If you are a fan of the show, I'm sure you'll buy both! Click on the links to buy yourself a copy of either black & white or color or both!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, July 3

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
CBS will honor the memory of legendary actor, producer, director, writer, comedian and Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner with THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER, featuring two colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As series creator and co-star, Carl Reiner personally supervised the original colorization of the episodes.

The special features “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time,” and “October Eve,” which Mr. Reiner considered to be one of the series’ funniest episodes. Both were written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff.

In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt her when, despite her having posed fully clothed, the artist (played by Carl Reiner) takes the liberty of “undraping” her. The episode was first presented on April 8, 1964, during season three.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 29)

Friday, July 3

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:35am on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Camping/Fleabag/Love/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Tika talks about the season finale of mixed-ish and her latest project helping new moms on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie/The Secret Lives of Men) - Peter talks about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Grace and Frankie on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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Martin - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season Head of the Class - The Complete First Season Modern Family - The Eleventh and Final Season

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02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
05/05 - Kidding - Season 2
05/19 - The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season
05/19 - The Good Place - The Complete Series - Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Series
06/02 - Work in Progress - Season 1
06/09 - Head of the Class - The Complete First Season (WBShop.com)
06/09 - Letterkenny - Seasons 3 & 4
06/09 - Modern Family - The Eleventh and Final Season
06/23 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Third Season (Blu-ray)
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