Saturday, June 16, 2018

SitcomsOnline Digest: Roseanne Spinoff One Step Closer to Reality; Netflix to Air New Season of Lucifer

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! Roseanne is stealing the spotlight again this week, as it looks like a spinoff of the series may actually be close to becoming a reality. We're also hearing some rumblings about daytime television, including a temporary (and potentially permanent) production halt to a long-time staple of daytime trash talk shows. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • A Roseanne spinoff is getting one step closer to reality now, as a deal appears to be in the works in which Roseanne Barr will sign an agreement to let the show go on without receiving on-going residuals. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • It seems that Roseanne Barr's name was submitted for an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series just before the controversy broke out. (Deadline)
  • If you don't want a spoiler, don't click on this story, but this is how Danny Masterson was written out of the Netflix series The Ranch. (Deadline)
  • Are we finally reaching the end of the trash TV talk show era? Perhaps, as it was announced this week that The Jerry Springer Show will halt production for at least next season (potentially for good) after a nearly three decade run, and only air in reruns on The CW. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Streaming services have often come to rescue canceled network series, and this week, Netflix rescued Fox's Lucifer. (Deadline)
  • Although the show itself will continue to air for a few more months, The Chew said farewell to fans on Friday with the last taped episode of the series. (People)
  • There was speculation that WGN America was trying to get out of the scripted television business in the lead up to a potential merger of parent company Tribune with Sinclair (which has yet to happen), but this week, two new original series were announced for the cable network. (SitcomsOnline)

    HOME MEDIA RELEASES (JUNE 19)


    WEEKLY PLANNER (JUNE 16 - JUNE 22)
    • The Gong Show and Match Game return to ABC on Thursday.
    • Decades will be airing Daniel Boone all weekend long.
    • The final season of Shades of Blue debuts Sunday night on NBC.


    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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