Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Visit Schitt's Creek Pop-Up; Viacom Networks Finish 2018-19 Strong

Schitt's Creek

Pop TV announced "Visit Schitt's Creek" - an immersive pop-up that will put fans directly into their favorite scenes in Schitt's Creek, including Cafe Tropical, the Rosebud Motel, Rose Apothecary and more, bringing the beloved town to life. The free-but-limited-ticket experience will take place in Los Angeles and New York this holiday season. The pop-up will invite fans into the Emmy(R)-nominated show's world with not just recreations of its most iconic sets, but also interactive photo experiences, takeaways, access to limited merchandise and more. Specific dates, locations, ticketing and more information for Pop TV Presents: "Visit Schitt's Creek" will be available soon on www.visitschittscreek.com.

Schitt's Creek's sixth and final season returns with 14 new episodes on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT, and all five seasons are currently available on the network's app, PopNow, at POPTV.com and via cable and satellite video on demand. Co-created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, Schitt's Creek is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring an ensemble cast including Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Emily Hampshire, Jennifer Robertson, Noah Reid, Dustin Milligan, Sarah Levy and Karen Robinson.


Younger

Comedy Central (+5% with P18-49), Paramount Network (+7% with P18-49) and TV Land (+7% with P25-54, +4% with P18-49), led by President Kent Alterman, all recorded share growth for the 2018-19 Viacom fiscal year, which closed on September 30. All three brands also featured top-rated and critically acclaimed original programming throughout the fiscal year (October 2018 - September 2019):

South Park (Comedy Central) is the #1 rated cable comedy of the fiscal year.
Younger (TV Land) is the #1 ad-supported cable comedy among W18-49 and W25-54 during the fiscal year. Season six holds a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. At TV Land, the brand recorded its highest rated fiscal year since 2013 with P25-54. In addition to the strong ratings of Younger, the brand saw great performance among acquisitions including Two and a Half Men and The King of Queens.
Yellowstone (Paramount Network) was the #1 scripted series across cable and broadcast TV in the key P18-49 and P25-54 demos and the most-watched 2019 summer series on cable TV among total viewers. It's also the brand's most-watched scripted series ever and Viacom's most-watched scripted series since 2010. Season two holds a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
South Side (Comedy Central) is the #1 new cable comedy of the fiscal year among African American viewers. It is 100% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
I Am Patrick Swayze (Paramount Network) is cable's #1 personality documentary of 2019.
Comedy Central Stand-Up holds six of the top-10 rated stand-up specials from the fiscal year.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 21

The Goldbergs - "The Dating Game" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Trying to move on from their breakup, Erica goes on a date with a guy from the coffee shop while Geoff ends up on an episode of “The Dating Game,” which winds up making things even more difficult for them both. Meanwhile, Beverly is thrilled to learn that Murray has spontaneously purchased a shore house until she realizes it’s not quite the luxury home she imagined.

Home Economics - "Bounce House Rental, $250" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Connor invites all the cousins over for an epic sleepover to cheer up his daughter, Gretchen. Meanwhile, Tom is determined to prove he can be a fun uncle too.

The Conners - "Cheating, Revelations and a Box of Doll Heads" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mark is stressed and exhausted from studying for an important entrance exam so Darlene steps in to help, but her plan backfires.

Call Your Mother - "Save the Date" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Danny’s divorce is finalized, he asks Jean to go out on an official first date with him, but things go awry on the date once Jean realizes it’s the same day as another special day in her life. Meanwhile, Freddie and Jackie fight over who should get to keep Jean’s old engagement ring.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 19)

Wednesday, April 21

  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Watch Ed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Christine Baranski (The Big Bang Theory/Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kevin James (The Crew/Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Levy (Suburgatory) - Jane is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Topher Grace (Home Economics/That '70s Show) - Topher appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony gives the scoop on his animated children's show and his role in the upcoming film about I Love Lucy on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.


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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