Saturday, April 13, 2019

SitcomsOnline Digest: Disney Announces New Streaming Service Including Every Episode of The Simpsons; NCIS Gets Renewal from CBS

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we're hearing big news about a new Disney streaming service, a renewal for NCIS, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • Disney made a big splash this week with their announcement of the Disney Plus streaming service, which will include an astonishing 7,500 episodes of various TV series in their library, including every episodes of the newest Disney series, The Simpsons. (CNET)
  • If you're under a certain age, you may be wondering who is actually watching NCIS, but it's enough people for CBS to renew it for a seventeenth season. (Variety)
  • The Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman cases are still on-going, and while it looks like things are pretty badly for Huffman, it's looking a lot worse for Loughlin. (Vanity Fair)
  • Joel McHale will host Card Sharks on ABC. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (APRIL 13 - APRIL 19)
Greatest American Hero
  • Decades is airing Greatest American Hero all weekend long.
  • MeTV will be airing older skits from The Carol Burnett Show that were not included in the Carol Burnett & Friends package, in an edited to half hour form, Sundays at 10:30 PM and weeknights at 11 PM starting on Sunday.
  • The new ABC comedy Bless This Mess arrives on Tuesday.
  • CBS has a (very late) midseason premiere for Life on Pieces on Thursday night.
  • Hulu has a new comedy series offering, Ramy, which debuts Friday.


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)
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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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