Saturday, June 09, 2018

SitcomsOnline Digest: ATX Television Festival Highlights; Fox Planning Busy Slate of MOD TV on DVD Releases Next Two Weeks

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! We're into our usual summer slump of news, although a week later than usual due to the cancellation of Roseanne giving us plenty of news last week. This week, we're some musings from past TV series from the ATX Television Festival, learning of the renewal of a popular FX series, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • Marcy Carsey, who was a producer for Roseanne and The Cosby Show (both of which have experienced major controversies with their stars recently), had an opportunity to address these issues this week. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • On a more positive note, some former TGIF casts members and producers got together this week to discuss their legacy, as well as how old episodes of their series continue to thrive on Hulu. (LA Times)
  • Trial & Error returns for a second season on July 19, and the executive producer and cast is giving fans a preview of what is in store. (Deadline)
  • We doubt anybody is surprised by this, but FX has renewed Atlanta for a third season. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Actor Robert Mandan, known for his role of Chester Tate on Soap, has died. (SitcomsOnline)

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    WEEKLY PLANNER (JUNE 9 - JUNE 15)
    • Laff has quietly replaced their nightly airings of Roseanne with Home Improvement, which wasn't supposed to begin airing on the network until September.
    • ABC's summer Sunday night game show lineup kicks off tomorrow night.
    • The second season of Marlon begins Thursday on NBC.
    • The Ranch returns for the first half of season 3 on Netflix on Friday.
    • This weekend's binge on Decades is Here Come the Brides.


    Sitcoms Airing Tonight

    Monday, October 18

    The Neighborhood - "Welcome to Your Match" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
    When Calvin and Tina enlist the services of a professional matchmaker for Marty, they can’t help but get too caught up in the process. Also, Dave and Gemma adopt new roles during an unexpected date night.

    Bob Hearts Abishola - "Greasy Badge of Honor" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
    After indulging in a luxurious girls’ day with Dottie and Christina, Abishola worries she’s losing touch with her humble Nigerian roots. Also, Goodwin feels threatened when Kofo gets a pitch meeting with Bob.

    Complete TV Listings


    Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

    Monday, October 18

    • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
    • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
    • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
    • Paula Pell (Girls5eva/Mapleworth Murders) - Paula appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
    • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Coldplay featuring Selena perform on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
    • Jamie Foxx (Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!/The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
    • David Duchovny (Californication) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
    • Liza Koshy (Liza on Demand) - Liza is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
    • Shalita Grant (Search Party/Santa Clarita Diet) - Shalita appears on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
    • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice/Shaping Up) - Jennifer talks about the killer remake of Chucky on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
    • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera bakes kid approved Halloween treats on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
    • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason talks about NBC's Saturday Night Live and Apple TV+'s Ted Lasso on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
    • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Love, Inc.) - Holly talks about Hallmark's Christmas Kick Off on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
    • Dylan Gilmer (Tyler Perry's Young Dylan) - Dylan talks about NBC's Tonight Show: Kid's Edition on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

    Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

    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)
    07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
    07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
    07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
    07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
    07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
    07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
    08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
    08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
    08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
    09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
    10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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