Saturday, February 29, 2020

SitcomsOnline Digest: America Ferrera Leaving Superstore; NBC Renews Several Dramas for Three Seasons

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! It's February 29th, a date that we only see once every 4 years (and we won't see another February 29th on a Saturday until 2048), and this week, we're hearing about a star leaving Superstore, a new cast member for Carol's Second Act, and lots of NBC renewals. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • Superstore is coming back for a sixth season, but it seems that it will be without America Ferrera in the lead role. (CNN)
  • Kelsey Grammer has been cast in the season finale of Carol's Second Act and will recur in the series if it is renewed for a second season, although the last time Patricia Heaton and Kelsey Grammer had a series together, it did not work out so well. (Deadline)
  • NBC firmly stands behind their Chicago franchise series, giving all three of them a renewal for another three seasons. (Deadline)
  • Law & Order: SVU also got an additional three seasons, which will bring it up to 24 seasons. (Deadline)
  • It's hard to believe that it has been around for ten seasons, but Hawaii Five-0 is coming to an end after 240 episodes and 10 seasons. (UPI
  • Coronavirus has shut down production for the CBS reality show The Amazing Race. (NY Post)
  • AMC has picked up a comedy that alternates between single camera and multi camera. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (FEBRUARY 29 - MARCH 6)

  • Decades has a Remington Steele binge this weekend.
  • Season 4 of Little Big Shots debuts Sunday on NBC.
  • FX and FXX has lots of season and series premieres this week, including Breeders (Monday, FX), Dave (Wednesday, FXX), and Cake (Thursday, FXX).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Tuesday, May 28

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 27)

Tuesday, May 28

  • Cole Escola (Big Mouth/Search Party/Difficult People) - Cole appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Reba McEntire (Malibu Country/Reba) and Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - E! News has an interview with Reba and Sherri at 11pm on E!.
  • Bobby Cannavale (Angie Tribeca/Will & Grace) and Rose Byrne (Physical) - Bobby and Rose talk about Ezra on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Scott Caan (Entourage) - Scott talks about Fox's Alert: Missing Persons Unit on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Paul Scheer (Black Monday/Fresh Off the Boat/The League) - Paul is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One

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