Saturday, December 15, 2018

SitcomsOnline Digest: The Conners Second Season Looking Likely; Apple to Produce New Peanuts Content

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we're hearing about a renewal of an ABC comedy, some new Peanuts content, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • A lot of naysayers said The Conners wouldn't make it through a full season, but it looks like ABC wants a second season of it. (Deadline
  • The gang from Peanuts is getting a new life from the next company that will be jumping into the streaming content business, Apple. (Rolling Stone)
  • Tisha Campbell is getting a recurring role (in yet another replacement on the series that seems to keep recasting characters) on Last Man Standing. (Deadline)
  • Love him or hate him, and to be fair he is both responsible for some of broadcast TV's biggest hits and also blamed by others for the decline of broadcast TV, Chuck Lorre is set to be honored at the Critics' Choice Awards. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Cybill Shepherd says that her sitcom, Cybill, ended after she rejected Les Moonves' advances. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • ABC has picked up a new comedy starring Lake Bell and Dax Shepard. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (DECEMBER 15 - DECEMBER 14)
St. Elsewhere Cast
  • It sort of went under the radar when it happened (a month and a half ago), but if you want a binge of a solid quality medical drama, all six seasons of St. Elsewhere are finally available on Hulu.
  • Matt Damon, Mark Ronson, and Miley Cyrus are all part of tonight's Saturday Night Live episode, the last one before the series takes a Christmas break.
  • "Whatever will be, will be" on Decades this weekend, with a full weekend of The Doris Day Show.
  • The series finale of Timeless airs Thursday night on NBC.
  • ABC looks back at the celebrities that we've lost this year on Monday night, with 2018: In Memoriam.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 28

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 24)

Friday, January 28

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Francia Raisa (How I Met Your Father/growni-ish) - Francia is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show.
  • Lisa Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary/Emeril/Life's Work/My Wildest Dreams) - Lisa appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tommy Davidson ( The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder/The Proud Family/Between Brothers) - Tommy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Trevor Jackson grown-ish) - Trevor will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Afterparty/Bless the Harts/The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.


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

Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Mom - The Eighth and Final Season Punky Brewster (1984-88) - The Complete Series (2021 Release) I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - The Honeymooners Specials - A Christmas Carol
11/02 - Mom - The Eighth and Final Season
11/02 - Punky Brewster - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - Sex and the City - The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
11/09 - Saved by the Bell (2020) - Season One
11/09 - Younger - The Complete Series
11/16 - Kevin Can F*** Himself - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
11/23 - Dead Pixels - Seasons One and Two
11/30 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) (2021 Release) (Blu-ray)
12/07 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/07 - Rick & Morty - Season 5 (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray Limited Edition Steelbook)
12/14 - The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
12/14 - Letterkenny - Season 9
01/04 - Work in Progress - Season 2
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