Tuesday, May 07, 2019

AXS TV's The Very VERY Best of the 70s; Who Do You Think You Are? Returns to NBC with More Celebs

The Very VERY Best of the 70s

AXS TV, the premier destination for classic rock programming, puts the spotlight on the enduring films, series, and pop culture moments that defined the 1970s in the all-new countdown show The Very VERY Best Of The 70s, premiering Thursday, May 16 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The insightful and witty series is executive produced by Katie Daryl (The Top Ten Revealed) who will be guiding a rotating panel of celebrity guests each week, as they share their honest, hilarious, and always unfiltered thoughts on the classic entertainment that made this unforgettable decade so iconic. Each week will highlight a different theme, kicking off with an adrenaline-fueled look at the 70's most explosive "Action TV Shows." Other topics include a look at the top "Teen Flicks," from the funny to the heartfelt (May 23); a breakdown of the most groundbreaking "Stand-Up Comedians" (May 30); an out-of-this-world examination of the '70s spaciest "Sci-Fi Movies" (June 6); a play date with the decade's most "Amazing Toys" (June 13); quality time with everyone's favorite "TV Moms" (June 20); a trip to the '70s Cineplex for the most "Epic Movies Of '75" (June 27); and a sizzling look at the decade's most "Sexy Sirens" (July 11).

Morgan Fairchild and Katie Daryl - Photo by Renee Silverman

The star-studded guest roster features a slew of pop culture figures from all across the entertainment spectrum, including beloved funnyman Fred Willard, prime time star Morgan Fairchild, Brady Bunch brother Barry Williams, Good Times' Jimmie Walker, Man-of-1,000 Sound Effects Michael Winslow, heavy metal mastermind Sebastian Bach, multi-talented TV personality Mark Steines, Family Matters' Jaleel White, comedy trailblazer George Wallace, Happy Days fan-favorite Anson Williams, Horror movie maven Dee Wallace, Diff'rent Strokes icon Todd Bridges, Facts of Life star Mindy Cohn, legendary game show host Bob Eubanks, Law & Order actress Elisabeth Röhm, Baywatch actor David Chokachi, and even Daisy Duke herself, Catherine Bach.


Who Do You Think You Are?

The Emmy Award-winning documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? returns to celebrate all new journeys of self-discovery, connection and diversity on NBC with 13 episodes. A new group of celebrities will celebrate culture and set sail on their mission to connect with their personal history. From executive producers Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky and Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, the series returns to NBC at a time when ancestral and genealogical exploration is enjoying unprecedented popularity. Cutting-edge research tools and billions of digitized records from Ancestry will provide remarkable insights into the star's background and illustrate the cultural mosaic that connects us all together. Each week a different celebrity will go on a poignant search to trace their family tree with the help of historians and experts, unlocking past mysteries and unbelievable real-life stories across the world and through time. The first three seasons originally aired on NBC from 2010-2012. The series moved to TLC from 2013-2018 with all-new episodes and now will move back to NBC. Premiere and weekly dates are to be announced.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, June 27

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Knockout" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Dave nears his 40th birthday, Calvin offers to coach his friend for an amateur boxing tournament. Also, sparks fly when Marty meets a new woman at the gym.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Cats in a Bathtub" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Bob accidentally reveals Morenike is gay, Abishola and Kemi are forced to defend her against their church, and even their own families. Also, Douglas comes clean to Olivia about not being poor.

Breeders - "No More: Part One" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jim and Jackie are both struggling under their new circumstances; Luke has to choose between Jacob and Ruby; at Alex's 65th birthday party, Ally meets someone who makes her see Paul in a new light.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 27)

Monday, June 27

  • Joey King (Bent) - Watch Joey on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Martin Lawrence (Martin/Partners) - Martin is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Michaela Jaé Rodriguez (Loot) - Michaela appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kieran Culkin (Go Fish) - Kieran appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) and Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Kym and Finesse guest co-host a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • John Hodgman (Married/Bored to Death) - John talks the Judge John Hodgman podcast on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie stops by to talk about her cooking show Valerie's Home Cooking and book Enough Already, plus she joins the Tam Fam kitchen to cook a delicious dish on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl talks about Freeform's Motherland: Fort Salem on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Danny Bonaduce (The Partridge Family) - Danny will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March-June)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Young Rock - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One

03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/13 - The Donna Reed Show - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Time Life)
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / Season Two / Season Three (07/26) / Season Four (07/26)
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