Monday, August 26, 2019

Lifetime Announces Full Holiday Slate; The Paley Center Salutes The Good Place on NBC

It's a Wonderful Lifetime

Get ready to "Lifetime and Lounge" this holiday season! Lifetime announces its largest holiday movie slate ever for the network's annual It's a Wonderful Lifetime programming event, kicking off October 25 and continuing through December 25. The Christmas lights switch on early with all-day holiday programming on Lifetime, with 28 premiere movies and a new holiday special - that's more than 1000 hours of yuletide-themed programming airing over two months! This year's slate will also include a new special, Battle of The Christmas Movie Stars, premiering on December 21, pitting some of season's biggest stars against one another to see who is crowned the king or queen of Lifetime Christmas as they battle it out with holiday themed challenges. With 60 plus days of holiday movies featuring some of television and music’s most beloved stars, it's time to kick up your feet, get cozy and comfortable to enjoy It's A Wonderful Lifetime.

We announced the reunions but now the full list of stars is in! The stars joining in this year are Megan Hilty, Marcus Rosner, Marla Sokoloff, Rob Mayes, Marie Osmond, Kyla Pratt, Ed Ruttle, Rachel McLaren, Jim O'Heir, Melissa Joan Hart, Ricardo Chavira, Ted McGinley, Michael Gross, Markie Post, Lexi Lawson, Mark Ghanimé, Beth Broderick, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Michael Xavier, Tim Reid, Belinda Montgomery Adelaide Kane, Greyston Holt, Loretta Devine, Katie Leclerc, Ryan Cooper, Jennifer Ellis, Caroline Keeler, Kathy Harum, Jana Kramer, Percy Daggs III, Moira Kelly, Brian McNamara, Dee Wallace, Barry Bostwick, Erin Cahill, Kevin McGarry, Patrick Duffy, Jaclyn Smith, Erin Karpluk, Damon Runyan, Sarah Drew, Ryan McPartlin, Lesley Ann Warren, Tiya Sircar, George Wendt, Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Jesse Hutch, Patricia Richardson, Hilarie Burton, Tyler Hilton, Megan Park, Cristian de la Fuent, Pam Grier, Soleil Moon Frye, George Stults, Jaleel White, Kelly Rowland, Ali Liebert, Jake Epstein, Habree Larratt, Corey Sevier, Emily Rose, Vanessa Lachey, Christopher Russell, Julianna Guill, Corey Sevier, Erica Durance, J.T. Hodges, Kim Fields, Adrian Holmes and Tatyana Ali.


The Good Place

In anticipation and celebration of the fourth and final season of NBC's critically applauded and Emmy Award-nominated comedy, the network and The Paley Center for Media are collaborating on the hourlong special The Paley Center Salutes The Good Place, scheduled to air Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Comprised of the best moments, hilarity and wit from the show's first three seasons, The Paley Center Salutes The Good Place will feature interviews with the show's stars - Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D'Arcy Carden - as well as with creator Michael Schur. In addition, the show will offer rarely seen behind-the-scenes footage.

The new season of The Good Place will premiere Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT as part of NBC's comedy lineup. The evening begins with the return of Superstore at 8 p.m. followed by the new series Perfect Harmony, starring Bradley Whitford. Immediately after The Good Place comes the new series Sunnyside, starring Kal Penn and executive produced by Schur. The Good Place is currently Emmy nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series as well as receiving nods for Ted Danson for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and Maya Rudolph for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, May 17

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Surprise" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Calvin receives an unconventional birthday gift involving his father, Dave suggests they spend the day celebrating in a way that honors the late Butler patriarch. Also, an unexpected development changes the Johnsons’ lives forever.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "God Accepts Venmo" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While comparing their busy schedules, Bob and Abishola realize the perfect date for their wedding is in just three weeks and enlist their family and friends to help plan their big day.

Breeders - "No Power Part II" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
On the day of Leah and Alex's wedding, Paul and Ally find they have only a few hours to deal with a family crisis, leading Paul to make the hardest decision of his life.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 17)

Monday, May 17

  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Watch Patton on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Timothy Olyphant (Santa Clarita Diet) - Timothy appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • 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 will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew guest hosts the 8am hour of CBS This Morning.
  • Rob Corddry (The Unicorn/Ballers/The Winner) - Rob talks about Top Gear America on Reality Check at 4:30pm.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) and Dylan McDermott (No Activity/L.A. to Vegas) - Christopher and Dylan talk about Law & Order: Organized Crime on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Regina Hall (Black Monday/Grandfathered/Second Generation Wayans) - Regina talks about season three of Black Monday on NBC's Today in the 9am 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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