Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Tiffany Haddish Says 'They Ready' for Netflix; CBS Summer 2019 Drama Schedule

They Ready

Tiffany Haddish will introduce six of her favorite comedians to Netflix members around the world in Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, a bold new collection of hilarious half-hour stand-up specials. All six comedians were personally chosen by Haddish. She shares a history with each after working together on the stand up scene or in television. In an industry that too often excludes women, people of color, and LGBTQ performers, this diverse group of comedians, both in style and background, are ready for their time in the spotlight. Comedians include Chaunté Wayans (Wild n' Out, 50 Shades of Black), April Macie (Last Comic Standing, Dave Attell's Comedy Underground; Snoop Dogg's: Bad Girls of Comedy, Jenny McCarthy's Dirty Sexy Funny), Tracey Ashley (Last Comic Standing; The Last O.G.), Aida Rodriguez (Last Comic Standing, The Comedian, Comedy Central's This Week at the Comedy Cellar, The Young Turks), Flame Monroe (Def Comedy Jam), and Marlo Williams (BET's Comicview).


Blood and Treasure, Instinct and Elementary

CBS announced premiere dates for drama series airing this summer, including the new action-adventure series Blood & Treasure; the seventh and final season of the modern day Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson drama, Elementary; and the second season of Instinct, starring Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic. The new action-adventure series Blood & Treasure premieres with a special two-hour episode Tuesday, May 21 from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, following the season finale of NCIS from 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT. The NCIS: New Orleans season finale moves up one week to Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT. Blood & Treasure airs in its regular time period beginning Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT. The serialized drama stars Matt Barr and Sofia Pernas as a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief, respectively, who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure.

Elementary begins its farewell season Thursday, May 23 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT. In season seven, Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson's (Lucy Liu) new careers as consultants for Scotland Yard are disrupted by news that a member of their inner circle has been gravely wounded in the United States. Instinct returns for its second season Sunday, June 16 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT. In season two, NYPD consultant Dylan Reinhart (Alan Cumming) is reinstated after being put on leave, just in time to join his partner, NYPD detective Lizzie Needham (Bojana Novakovic), on their new case, the "Sleeping Beauty Killer." Additional summer premiere dates will be announced shortly.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, May 15

Side Hustle - "Bot Club" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lex, Presley and Munchy discover that Fisher is a big-time player in the underground robot fight club scene in Altoonisburg; having not lost a robot fight yet, the kids decide to bet their KidDING money on a Fisher win.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 10)

Friday, May 14

  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Big Mouth) - Watch Fred on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) and Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Billy and Tiffany are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Richard Kind (Mad About You/Spin City) - Richard appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Denise Richards (Blue Mountain State) - Denise discusses the movie The Treasure of Pirates Cove and the show The Bold and The Beautiful on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (In the House/The Fresh of Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denis Leary (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/The Job) - Denis and Rachael share the work they did together on International Firefighters' Day on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/The In-Laws/Designing Women) - Jean talks about HBO Max's Hacks on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
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

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