Saturday, September 09, 2017

SitcomsOnline Digest: Greatest American Hero Reboot for ABC?; One Day at a Time Complete Series DVD Release On the Way

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This weekend, we're getting ready for the new fall season of television, but also looking well beyond that with more reboot news of yet another series, a celebration for the 50th anniversary of a CBS classic, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • We would almost like to have a week where we aren't hearing about another reboot, but it won't be this week, as ABC is looking to reboot Greatest American Hero, with a female lead. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The Carol Burnett Show is turning 50, and CBS is ready to celebrate in December. (Entertainment Weekly)
  • Amazon has ordered a trio of comedy pilots, and all of them are from veterans of successful comedies that we've seen in recent years. (Deadline)
  • Big Brother has been a staple of the CBS summer lineup for nearly two decades now, and this winter, they're going to do what every reality show eventually does: a celebrity version. (CNN
  • The Goldbergs (the ABC series, not the Gertrude Berg one of course) is headed to Nick at Nite in a little over a week. (SitcomsOnline

HOME MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS



TUESDAY (SEPTEMBER 12) HOME MEDIA RELEASES
The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Tenth Season (Blu-ray)
  • The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Tenth Season (DVD, $44.98; Blu-ray, $49.99): It's hard to believe they're already finished with the tenth season, but it arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in this release.
  • The Goldbergs - The Complete Third Season (DVD, $26.99); The Goldbergs - The Complete Fourth Season (DVD, $26.99): Just ahead of the fifth season, Sony brings the fourth season (as well as the third season that they somehow failed to release a year ago as they normally would) of the series to DVD in two separate releases.

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Claim to Fame: Bresha Webb is currently starring on the NBC summer sitcom, Marlon, which has gone over relatively well with audiences and still awaits a decision on whether or not there will be a second season. She has previously appeared in a starring role on Love That Girl!, as well as in the short-lived NBC series Truth Be Told.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, February 2

Young Sheldon - "Ruthless, Toothless and a Week of Bed Rest" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sam and Jay’s assistant, Freddie (Mike Lane), purchases ghost-hunting equipment when suspicious activity leads him to theorize the B&B is haunted. Also, Sasappis risks losing his relationship with Jessica (Nichole Sakura) when Freddie sells his car.

Ghosts - "Ghost Hunter" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sam and Jay’s assistant, Freddie (Mike Lane), purchases ghost-hunting equipment when suspicious activity leads him to theorize the B&B is haunted. Also, Sasappis risks losing his relationship with Jessica (Nichole Sakura) when Freddie sells his car.

Welcome to Flatch - "Flatch: Churn Here" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kelly and Barb fight to prove why Flatch should be the permanent home of the Butter Bust Museum; Shrub has big news to deliver to Lloyd; Mandy is in charge of blessing the town's animals.

Call Me Kat - "Call Me Fatty Patty" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
In celebration of Max's birthday, Kat, Randi and Carter jointly gift him a recreational vehicle rental so they can go on a road trip together; Gideon decides to join in on the trip; Randi and Carter bicker over where they should live together.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 30)

Thursday, February 2

  • Kathryn Newton (Gary Unmarried) - Catch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (SMILF/Lost at Home/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Spin City) - Connie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys/Double Rush) - D. L. guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar breaks down the TV series So Help Me Todd on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali talks about The Parent Test on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Salma Hayek Pinault (30 Rock/The Sinbad Show) - Salma discusses the new film Magic Mike's Last Dance on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Pamela Anderson (Stacked/Home Improvement) - NBC's Today has a one-on-one with Pamela some time between 7-9am.
  • Kal Penn (The Santa Clauses/Sunnyside/We Are Men) - NBC's Today catches up with Kal in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October-January)

Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Ghosts - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/04 - Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
10/04 - The Munsters - Marineland Carnival with The Munsters TV Cast
10/18 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season
11/08 - Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/08 - Young Rock - Season Two (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/15 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven / The Complete Season Eight
11/22 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/29 - Ghosts - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
12/06 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection
12/13 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season
12/13 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/03 - Andy Richter Controls the Universe - The Complete Series (2023 Release)
01/27 - Master of None - Season Three / The Complete Series
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