Saturday, February 22, 2020

SitcomsOnline Digest: Lark Voorhies Unhappy with Saved by the Bell Reboot Snub; Remembering Ja'Net DuBois

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! It isn't a very busy week, but we have news of a sitcom actress death, a snub in casting for the Saved by the Bell reboot, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • Many of the original Saved by the Bell cast members are being included in the reboot of the series, but Lark Voorhies was snubbed, and she isn't too happy about it. (CNN)
  • Ja'Net DuBois, who played Willona on Good Times and also sang the theme song for The Jeffersons, died this week. (CNN)
  • Fresh Off the Boat ended last night after six seasons, and star Randall Park is taking a look back at the legacy of the series with Entertainment Weekly. (Entertainment Weekly
  • Meanwhile, Randall Park is already looking at his next project, an unusual comedy series based upon true stories, where he will star alongside Ed Helms. (Deadline)
  • Nickelodeon has renewed some favorites, including Are You Afraid of the Dark?. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (FEBRUARY 22 - FEBRUARY 28)

  • Decades is "movin' on up" with The Jeffersons this weekend.
  • PopTV will be airing next day encores of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert every morning starting Tuesday.
  • The Voice returns Monday on NBC.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, February 26

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Other Butlers" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Calvin and Tina are looking to remodel their home when they uncover discriminatory processes with their bank’s appraiser. Meanwhile, Marty asks Trey for fatherly advice on co-parenting with Courtney.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "The Devil's Hot Tub" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Abishola and Kemi’s friendship is pushed to the edge when Kemi wants to disregard Nigerian tradition and have a Las Vegas wedding. Also, Bob and the Wheelers have to avert a strike at MaxDot before it sinks the family business.

Complete TV Listings


Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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