Thursday, September 27, 2018

COZI TV to Air Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts Marathon on October 6; Dancing with the Stars: Juniors Announces Celeb Kids Lineup

Will & Grace

Fans of the iconic sitcom Will & Grace will have a chance to celebrate the many "firsts" of the series with COZI TV just after the new season premieres on NBC. A day-long marathon, "Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts" will highlight first-time events, character debuts and other great moments of the series – some of which are groundbreaking, and others are simply fun. The marathon will feature 20 episodes and air on COZI TV on October 6, 2018 beginning at 9 AM and ending at 7 PM.

The hit comedy features actors Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker, Eric McCormack as Will Truman and Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland. Best friends Will and Grace embrace life in New York City as roommates, navigating the ever-changing landscape alongside their eccentric friends Karen and Jack.

The "Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts" includes the episodes where we first met recurring characters like Nathan (Woody Harrelson), Lorraine (Minnie Driver) and Vince (Bobby Canavale). There are also the first appearances of the "Just Jack" cabaret show and the "Anastasia Beaverhausen" Karen persona, along with iconic episodes such as "Acting Out", where Will and Jack accidentally kiss, marking the first same-sex kiss in the show's history.

Will & Grace originally aired on NBC starting in 1998, with the season eight finale arriving in 2006. The show returned to NBC for its ninth season on September 28, 2017. Season ten is set to premiere on October 4 at 9 PM.

The "Will & Grace Fabulous Firsts" marathon on October 6 will feature the following episodes:

• "Between A Rock And A Harlin's Place" (9:00 AM)
• "Homo For The Holidays" (9:30 AM)
• "Jingle Bells" (10:00 AM)
• "The Unsinkable Mommy Adler" (10:30 AM)
• "Boardroom And A Parked Place" (11:00 AM)
• "Grace, Replaced" (11:30 AM)
• "Gypsies Tramps And Thieves" (12:00 PM)
• "Bed Bath And Beyond" (12:30 PM)
• "Object Of My Rejection" (1:00 PM)
• "My Uncle The Car" (1:30 PM)
• "Acting Out" (2:00 PM)
• "The Young And The Tactless" (2:30 PM)
• "Sons And Lovers" (3:00 PM)
• "Homojo" (3:30 PM)
• "Pilot" (4:00 PM)
• "A New Lease On Life" (4:30 PM)
• "Tea And Total Lack Of Sympathy" (5:00 PM)
• "Courting Disaster" (5:30 PM)
• "Alive And Schticking" (6:00 PM)
• "I Love L. Gay" (6:30 PM)


Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

Dancing with the Stars: Juniors welcomes 12 celebrity kids and professional junior ballroom dancers to the ballroom floor. The youngest cast ever is sparkling up their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for what will be an unforgettable journey. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, Sunday, Oct. 7 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT. This season's lineup of celebrity kid dancers includes a Screen Actors Guild Award-nominated actor, a professional skateboarder, an ABC comedy star, a runway model, two Disney Channel stars and the youngest boy to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The list of celeb kids follows:

• Addison Osta Smith (MasterChef Junior) with Lev Khmelev, mentored by Keo Motsepe
• Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson (reality star) with Tristan Ianiero, mentored by Artem Chigvintsev
• Akash Vukoti (spelling bee champ) with Kamri Peterson, mentored by Witney Carson
• Ariana Greenblatt (Stuck in the Middle) with Artyon Celestine, mentored by Brandon Armstrong
• Hudson West (General Hospital) with Kameron Couch, mentored by Hayley Erbert
• Jason Maybaum (Raven's Home) with Elliana Walmsley, mentored by Emma Slater
• Mackenzie Ziegler (singer) with Sage Rosen, mentored by Gleb Savchenko
• Mandla Morris (Stevie Wonder's son) with Brightyn Brems, mentored by Cheryl Burke
• Miles Brown (black-ish) with Rylee Arnold, mentored by Lindsay Arnold
• Sky Brown (skateboarder) with JT Church, mentored by Alan Bersten
• Sophia Pippen (NBA legend's daughter) with Jake Monreal, mentored by Sasha Farber
• Tripp Palin (Sarah Palin's granddaughter) with Hailey Bills, mentored by Jenna Johnson


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, June 12

Henry Danger - "Captain Man Strikes Out" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Captain Man goes on strike because he declines to pay for artwork that he destroyed while on a mission, the vice mayor appoints a new hero, Monsieur Man, to defend Swellview.

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan - "Food for the Soul" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dylan gets ready to return to Chicago with his mother, but a change in plans has him questioning their relationship; the rest of the family is trying to help Dylan through this latest crisis.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 7)

Friday, June 11

  • Kathryn Hahn (Central Park/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Catch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jean Smart (Hacks/Samantha Who?/Designing Women) - Jean appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michelle Buteau (Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Michelle chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey talks about The Celebrity Dating Game on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen Burstyn (The Ellen Burstyn Show) - Ellen will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about Queen Bees in the 10am hour.
  • Jasmine Cephas-Jones (Blindspotting) - Jasmine talks about Blindspotting on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) and David Koechner (Superior Donuts/F Is for Family/The Golbergs/Hank/The Office) - Rob and David talk about The Big Slick Benefit on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jane Curtin (United We Fall/Crumbs/3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) and Loretta Devine (Family Reunion/The Carmichael Show) - Jane and Loretta talk about Queen Bees on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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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