Monday, January 21, 2019

Netflix Orders 2nd Season of The Kominsky Method; CBS Spring 2019 Premieres

The Kominsky Method

Season 1 was the first time these legends worked together... but it won't be the last! Michael Douglas & Alan Arkin return for The Kominsky Method Season 2, the acclaimed single-camera comedy from Chuck Lorre! Season 2 will consist of 8 episodes and production is slated to begin late January 2019 in Los Angeles. Douglas, Arkin, Sarah Baker and Nancy Travis return as series regulars. The Kominsky Method premiered globally Friday, November 16 on Netflix. The show secured 2 Golden Globe Award wins for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy and Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for star Michael Douglas. Alan Arkin's performance was also Golden Globe nominated for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film. Additionally, The Kominsky Method was selected as one of AFI's TV Programs of the Year 2018 and received 2 Critics' Choice Nominations. In the comedy, Douglas (Kominsky) and Arkin (Newlander) star as two friends tackling life's inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values youth and beauty.


CBS

CBS announced spring 2019 scheduling plans for the new eight-episode event series The Red Line, which will air in two-hour installments on four Sundays, and the new drama The Code. From acclaimed producers Greg Berlanti and Ava DuVernay, and starring Noah Wyle, the event series The Red Line will debut Sunday, April 28 from 8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT, after God Friended Me wraps its first season. The eight episodes will be broadcast across four consecutive Sundays from 8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT. The Red Line follows three very different Chicago families as they journey toward hope and healing after a tragedy connects them all.

The Code will have a special premiere on Tuesday, April 9 at 9:00PM, ET/PT (the night after the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship) before it moves into its regular Monday time period on April 15 at 9:00PM, ET/PT), after Magnum P.I. completes its season order.The Code is a drama about the military's brightest minds who take on our country's toughest legal challenges, inside the courtroom and out, in the only law office in the world where every attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer, an investigator - and a Marine. In addition, Ransom returns for its third season on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 8:00PM, ET/PT. Ransom follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont and his team as they save lives when no one else can. The season premieres of Elementary and Instinct will be announced at a later date.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, February 25

The Simpsons - "Lisa Gets an F1" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa feels a need for speed as well as a need for control of her anxiety when she becomes a pro kid go-cart racer.

Krapopolis - "Eclipse" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The city of Krapopolis reckons with a solar eclipse; Tyrannis learns that it is not a cruel punishment by Zeus, but a natural occurrence.

The Great North - "Aunt Misbehavin' Adventure" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Moon gets rejected by his crush for the Lil' Preppers Practice Prom, he goes off-grid for the night; Moon copes with his first bout of romantic rejection.

Grimsburg - "McSnuff the Mystery Mutt" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After being forced to take a desk role in the office, Flute decides to lead a double-life and become a dog-themed superhero named McSnuff.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 19)

Friday, February 23

  • Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building/Wizards of Waverly Place) - Watch Selena on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Dakota is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl Lee appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Alan Cumming (Schmigadoon!) - Alan talks about Peacock's The Traitors on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys/Double Rush) - D. L. dives into the state of comedy today, his nationwide comedy tour and how becoming a grandfather has changed him on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Judy Gold (All-Ameircna Girl) and Kym Whitley (Act Your Age/Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Judy and Kym serve as the all-star panel of judges for Sherri's Funny Over 50 contest on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) - Beanie and the cast of Drive-Away Dolls are telling Drew all about their new on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Shoniqua Shandai (Harlem) - Shoniqua is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:30am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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