Saturday, September 22, 2018

SitcomsOnline Digest: Netflix Orders Multi-Camera Sitcom with Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin; Three New Seasons of Bob's Burgers on DVD

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! It's been a very busy week of news this week, and we're here with just some of those highlights. Additionally, this coming Monday is the real kickoff of the fall TV season, so there are lots of season premieres to catch up on throughout the week. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • Netflix has given a 20 episode order to No Good Nick, a multi-camera sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin. (Deadline)
  • Kenan Thompson could finally be leaving Saturday Night Live after all of these years if an idea for a sitcom project that is in the works makes it to air.  (Deadline)
  • Speaking of Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase isn't too pleased with the series these days, though to be fair, a lot of people aren't too pleased with Chevy Chase either these days. (Washington Post)
  • The fifteenth season of Grey's Anatomy hasn't debuted yet, but some are wondering if the sixteenth season (which won't even debut for another year) may be the last for the series, after Ellen Pompeo dropped some hints that she may be ready to move on in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. (Deadline
  • The Emmy Awards were a rating dud this year, and even more so than ever before. But one highlight of the ceremony was a special appearance from Betty White. (CNN)
  • Julie Chen... err, Julie Chen Moonves... officially quit her role on the CBS series The Talk this week, but her contract will continue for a while longer on Big Brother, and she seems to be interested in staying in that role. (TV Insider)
  • If you didn't watch the Emmys, we have a list of the winners. (SitcomsOnline)

HOME MEDIA RELEASES (SEPTEMBER 25)

  • Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series (DVD, $39.98): In an era where rare black and white TV series are hard to come by on DVD, this surprise release brings something new.
  • Bob's Burgers - The Complete Sixth Season (DVD, $29.95), Bob's Burgers - The Complete Seventh Season (DVD, $29.95), and Bob's Burgers - The Complete Eighth Season (DVD, $29.95): Though none are available for pre-order yet, TVShowsOnDVD reports that all three of these releases will be available on Tuesday as MOD products.
  • Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season (DVD, $29.98): Warner Archive moves ahead with the next season of the classic TGIF favorite in this DVD release.

    WEEKLY PLANNER (SEPTEMBER 15 - SEPTEMBER 21)
    • Decades will be airing Hawaii Five-0 for this weekend's Binge.
    • On Monday night, you can catch the season premieres of The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon on CBS.
    • The ABC Wednesday night sitcom lineup kicks off this week with season premieres of The Goldbergs, American Housewife, Modern Family, and the series premiere of Single Parents.
    • The new season of South Park debuts on Wednesday night on Comedy Central, and you can catch it on the network (almost) all day long until then.
    • The season premieres of Murphy Brown and Mom will air on Thursday on CBS.
    • NBC has the hourlong season premiere of The Good Place on Thursday.
    • On Friday, The Cool Kids will debut on Fox, along with the season premiere of Last Man Standing.


    Sitcoms Airing Tonight

    Monday, June 1

    The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Commercial" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    When Calvin decides to film a local TV commercial for his business, he enlists Dave, Tina and Marty to help, but it doesn’t take long for creative differences to arise. Also, Malcolm considers making a grand gesture when his girlfriend, Sofia (Edy Ganem), is offered her dream job abroad.

    Bob Hearts Abishola - "A Bird May Love a Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    Bob attempts to learn more about Nigerian customs while Abishola has to contend with gossip spreading about her relationship with Bob.

    Complete TV Listings


    Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 1)

    Monday, June 1

    • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Watch Keegan-Michael on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
    • Lisa Kudrow (Space Force/The Comeback/Web Therapy/Friends) - Lisa appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
    • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
    • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
    • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


    New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February/March/April/May)

    My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One Martin - The Complete Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season

    01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One
    01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume Two
    01/14 - Veep - The Final (Seventh) Season (Blu-ray)
    01/14 - Veep - The Complete Series (DVD)
    01/21 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Third Season (WBShop.com)
    01/21 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
    01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Fifth and Final Season
    01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Series
    01/28 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (DVD)
    02/04 - Martin - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
    02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
    02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
    02/25 - Better Things - The Complete Third Season
    03/17 - Crashing - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
    04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
    04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
    04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
    04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
    05/19 - The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season
    05/19 - The Good Place - The Complete Series - Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
    05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Series
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