Tuesday, June 04, 2019

The CW's Late Summer 2019 Schedule; Tracy Morgan Hosts the 2019 ESPYs on ABC

The CW

The CW Network continues to bolster its growing summer slate with the addition of new series Two Sentence Horror Stories and has set its late-summer 2019 premiere dates for its growing year-round original programming schedule which includes eight all new scripted and unscripted series. Joining a summer lineup that already features 12 original series, The CW is adding a new anthology series, Two Sentence Horror Stories, with episodes featuring Nicole Kang (Batwoman), Jim Parrack (Suicide Squad) and Aleyse Shannon (Charmed), Thursday, August 8 at 8:00 and 8:30PM ET/PT. The CW's two new previously announced late summer dramas are set to premiere in July, Pandora and Bulletproof.

Kicking of the month of August is comedy game show Hypnotize Me, hosted by Taye Diggs and featuring award-winning hypnotist Keith Barry, making its US network debut Wednesday, August 7 from 9:00-10:00pm ET/PT. Investigative documentary series Mysteries Decoded, delves deeper into some of America's greatest unsolved mysteries beginning Tuesday, August 13 from 9:00-10:00pm ET/PT. And season two of CW Seed's musical comedy I Ship It, written, created and executive produced by Yulin Kuang, makes its broadcast debut on The CW Network on Monday, August 19 at 9:30pm ET/PT. Extreme sports docu-series Red Bull Peaking featuring iconic extreme sports stars Kelly McGarry, James Stewart and Jenny Rissveds, airs back-to-back episodes starting Friday, September 13 at 9:00 and 9:30pm ET/PT. In addition to these original summer series, four of The CW's midseason scripted series will come to a close following original episodes airing through the summer months. A celebratory episode of the award-winning Jane the Virgin will air on Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00pm ET/PT followed by the series finale on the same night at 9:00pm ET/PT. The series finale of iZombie will air Thursday, August 1 at 8:00pm ET/PT.

Midseason fan favorites will wrap their seasons during the summer months, including In the Dark, whose first season finale airs Thursday, June 27 at 9:00pm ET/PT and The 100, which will conclude its sixth season on Tuesday, August 6 at 9:00pm ET/PT.


Tracy Morgan

The 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One will be hosted by acclaimed actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. Morgan, who currently stars on the critically acclaimed comedy series The Last O.G., will be joined by top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments, and saluting the leading performers and performances. The ESPYS will be broadcast live on ABC on Wednesday, July 10, at 8 p.m. ET from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Morgan is one of the most notable and respected comedy actors of our time. He received an Emmy Nomination for his work on 30 Rock and is a nine-time NAACP Image Award nominee. Morgan also received an Emmy nomination for his triumphant return to Saturday Night Live, where he had previously starred for seven seasons.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, April 4

Danger Force - "Say My Name" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The members of Danger Force are given terrible nicknames live on KLVY news, so they come up with a plan to announce to the world who they really are: Volt, AWOL, ShoutOut and Brainstorm.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 30)

Friday, April 3

  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Watch Miley on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Billy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Norman Lear (Producer of All in the Family/Sanford and Son/One Day at a Time/The Jeffersons/Good Times/Maude) - Norman is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fortune Feimster (The Mindy Project/Champions) - Fortune appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Bob Hearts Abishola/Mike & Molly/Yes, Dear) and Folake Olowofoyeku (Bob Hearts Abishola) - Billy and Folake are guests on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Prepon (That '70s Show/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Laura appears on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela talks about The Good Place on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa talks about You Light Up My Christmas on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane is a guest on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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

My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One Martin - The Complete Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season

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01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume Two
01/14 - Veep - The Final (Seventh) Season (Blu-ray)
01/14 - Veep - The Complete Series (DVD)
01/21 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Third Season (WBShop.com)
01/21 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Fifth and Final Season
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Series
01/28 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (DVD)
02/04 - Martin - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/25 - Better Things - The Complete Third Season
03/17 - Crashing - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
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