Saturday, June 29, 2019

SitcomsOnline Digest: MyNetwork TV Releases Fall Lineup; 70s Danny Thomas Sitcom Coming to DVD

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! Yes, it's that time of the year where there isn't much going on. And this upcoming week will be even slower with a holiday falling midweek. Nonetheless, we're here with some news and highlights, so let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • MyNetwork TV has released their fall lineup, which once again, is basically "reruns of everything that worked for NBC in primetime" (aside from Friday nights, where CSI: Miami will air). (Deadline)
  • Streaming services had a nice (roughly) ten year run of providing us with about three places to watch everything we wanted, but we're entering a new reality now where every distributor wants to have their own streaming service. Now, NBC will be taking The Office away from Netflix to put on their own upcoming streaming service. (Vox)
  • You can immerse yourself in the world of Seinfeld as The Seinfeld Experience, an event that brings the sets and classic props from the series to the public, comes to New York City in the fall. (Deadline
  • For the past two decades, broadcast TV stations have been required to include a certain number of hours of educational and informational programming on their lineup each week, but that may be changing next month as the FCC considers options to relax that requirement, such as allowing stations to stream such programming online. (Deadline
  • Max Wright, known for his role of the dad on ALF, has died. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • We said it might come back, but didn't quite believe it, but One Day at a Time is indeed returning to Pop TV for new episodes in 2020. (SitcomsOnline

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WEEKLY PLANNER (JUNE 29 - JULY 6)
  • Decades is taking a somewhat different approach with their weekly binge this weekend and airing a much more recent series, Unforgettable.
  • On Thursday, Decades will be airing a Twilight Zone marathon, taking that torch from Syfy (which will NOT be doing that this year). 
  • The third season of Stranger Things debuts Thursday on Netflix.
  • JAG is coming to WGN on Thursday, beginning with a special marathon.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, April 23

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 19)

Friday, April 23

  • Anna Kendrick (Love Life) - Watch Anna on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Hoops/Final Space/Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke talks about Hit Job on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Tisha Campell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/My Wife and Kids/Martin) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tamron Hall celebrates the power of friendships with actresses and childhood friends Tisha Campell and Tichina Arnold, who co-starred in the classic sitcom Martin and are now working on a new talk show, so check your local lisitngs.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony talks about Eat Wheaties! on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

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

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