Thursday, April 27, 2006

Network Update from Fox, NBC and My Network TV

Brad Garrett is coming back to a sitcom. This time on Fox. According to B&C, Fox has picked up 13 episodes of the Brad Garrett comedy ‘Til Death and the political thriller Vanished for next season. ‘Til Death, from Sony Pictures Television, stars Garrett and Joely Fisher as a long-married couple who live next door to newlyweds Eddie Kaye Thomas and Kat Foster. It is produced by Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith. Vanished, from 20th Century Fox Television, stars Rebecca Gayheart and Ming Na in a drama about a senator’s wife disappearing. It is produced by Josh Berman, Paul Redford and Mimi Leder.

And if you thought one of NBC's three Law & Order series (um like Criminal Intent) would be canceled for next season, you were wrong. NBC has renewed all three shows under the Law & Order umbrella for next season. Law & Order returns for a 17th season in the fall, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit comes back for season eight, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent will return for a sixth season. While all three shows are from Dick Wolf, NBC did not announce plans for Wolf’s other show on the network, the rookie Conviction, which is not part of the Law & Order franchise. Don't expect that to return.

My Network TV has added three new prime time dramas strips based on Spanish-language telenovelas to its roster, bringing the tally of those announced so far to five. It plans to produce four cycles of the 13-week dramas next season, with eight total slated. The three new series in development are A Dangerous Love, Watch Over Me and Art of Betrayal. No decision has been made yet if they will air under the Desire or Secret Obsessions umbrella name, which both begin Sept. 5. Former movie star Sean Young, along with actresses Maria Conchita Alonso and Dayanara Torres are among the stars that will star.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, June 14

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Turnaround" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gemma’s troublemaking sister, Brittany (Deborah Baker Jr.), returns, claiming she’s turned over a new leaf, thanks to a surprising new business venture. Also, Dave finally convinces Calvin to accompany him to an escape room, where they both get more than they bargained for.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "The Wrong Adebambo" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Abishola’s husband, Tayo (Dayo Ade) makes a surprise visit from Nigeria to Detroit, Bob sees this as a perfect opportunity for Abishola to ask for a divorce, but Abishola is surprised when past feelings for her husband come up.

HouseBroken - "Who's Wild?" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Honey invites a raccoon to join the group, but his wild nature causes mayhem; Tabitha decides to tap into her animal nature.

Duncanville - "Party Like a Rocket Star" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack and Annie hijack a middle school party thrown by the cool kids; Duncan and his friends work on creating a viral video, so they can become the next internet sensations.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 14)

Monday, June 14

  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Watch Ilana on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Juno Temple (Ted Lasso) - Juno is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton will be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Helen Hunt (Blindspotting/Mad About You/It Takes Two) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting) - Helen and Jasmine are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Maitreyi Ramakrishnan (Never Have I Ever) - Maitreyi appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps (The Upshaws/Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) and Kim Fields (The Upshaws/Living Single/The Facts of Life/Baby, I'm Back) - Mike and Kim talk about the hit Netflix sitcom The Upshaws on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta will be on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Freddie Prinze Jr. (Punky Brewster/Freddie) - Freddie is talking family life with Sarah Michelle Gellar and the revival of Punky Brewster on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Phoebe Dynevor (Younger) - Phoebe talks about Bridgerton on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita talks about the new documentary Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alan Cumming (Schmigadoon!/God, the Devil and Bob) - Alan talks about Hot White Heist on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D. L. talks about How to Survive America on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.


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

Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series 'Til Death - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Series Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series

02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two
06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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