Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The CW Fall 2020 Premiere Dates; grown-ish All Nighter-ish Marathon

The CW

The CW Network will launch its Fall 2020 primetime schedule beginning mid-September featuring a lineup of acquired programming such as Tell Me a Story, Devils and Swamp Thing, returning original series Pandora and The Outpost as well as the highly anticipated conclusion of the long-running and beloved series Supernatural. New series World's Funniest Animals makes its debut with back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 18 (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT and 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT) following Masters of Illusion (8:00-8:30pm ET/PT and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT). The season two premiere of the one-hour fantasy series Pandora will air Sunday, October 4 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). Iconic DC character Swamp Thing makes its network television debut with a special 90-minute episode on Tuesday, October 6 (8:00-9:30pm ET/PT). The following week on Oct. 13, Swamp Thing (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) is joined on the night by the second season debut of the reimagined fairy tales of Tell Me a Story (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).

International financial conspiracy thriller Devils, starring Alessandro Borghi (The First King: Birth of an Empire, Suburra) and Patrick Dempsey (The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, Grey's Anatomy) debuts Wednesday, October 7 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT), followed by an original episode of Coroner (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). Fantasy adventure series The Outpost returns for its third season beginning Thursday, October 8 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT), following the return of Supernatural for the final seven episodes of the 15-year series (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). The long-running journey of Sam and Dean Winchester reaches the end of the road on Thursday, November 19 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT), following a special celebration of the Winchesters and the angels and demons, the deities and monsters that have made the series so beloved on Supernatural: The Long Way Home (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). And finally, The CW's exclusive telecast of the annual concert event iHeartRadio Music Festival will air on consecutive nights, Sunday, September 27 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT) and Monday, September 28 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT).


grown-ish All Nighter-ish Marathon

Freeform's critically acclaimed hit series grown-ish is heading back into session with the "grown-ish All Nighter-ish Marathon." Relive some of the most beloved moments from the series, featuring never-before-seen footage and brand new interviews with the cast, on Friday, Aug. 28, starting at 6:00 p.m. EDT/PDT as they each revisit their favorite episode of the series. Filmed in their individual homes, each actor will take fans on a walk down memory lane as they each give viewers a behind-the-scenes look into their favorite episodes from grown-ish. Freeform's grown-ish is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios, and executive produced by Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry, Craig Doyle, Yara Shahidi, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. The remaining episodes of season three are slated to debut sometime in 2021.

The episodes featured in the marathon include the following:

Episode #1008 - “Erase Your Social”
Zoey lands the fellowship of her dreams at Teen Vogue, but her reputation and job get put on the line when she reveals too much information on social media.

Episode #1012 - “Crew Love”
Zoey, Aaron and Luca confront their issues with modern-day relationships, and how to talk about their feelings in a world where nobody talks about their feelings. Jazz revels in having a boyfriend. Ana is caught off guard when she realizes she’s the tamest member of the group in a game of “Never Have I Ever.”

Episode #2005 - “Girls Like You”
When Nomi’s endless string of one-night stands starts to throw off the apartment dynamic, Zoey and Ana confront her. Plus, Aaron encourages Ana to let loose for a night, and the friends all agree to check off an item from their bucket list.

Episode #2008 - “Workin’ Me”
Zoey decides to give styling a try and offers to help the twins revamp their image. Elsewhere, Jazz wants to play up her sexuality and, knowing that sex sells, she sparks up a conversation about image and empowerment.

Episode #2017 - “Strictly 4 My ...”
Vivek is getting a little too comfortable at Hawkins, sparking a heated debate between Doug and Aaron over whether Vivek has crossed the line into cultural appropriation. Zoey does a service project to style a high school student for her prom.

Episode #2019 - “Only Human”
When Aaron learns that one of his residents was possibly contemplating suicide, he decides to bring awareness to black mental health on campus. With “Fundie Run” on the horizon, Jazz and Sky let the competition get the best of them.

Episode #3006 - “Real Life S**t”
Aaron’s student loan troubles come to a head when he looks for a job at the Cal U job fair, which leads him to ask Zoey for her help in getting a job working for her dad at Stevens & Lido. Meanwhile, Sky struggles to come to terms with her recent discovery about Rodney. Jillian tries to bond with Zoey.

Episode #3007 - “Doin’ The Most”
Zoey struggles with school and her new job as a fashion stylist. Sky returns to the track, only to run into a new obstacle. Jazz has issues with balancing her personal life and track. Ana and Javi try to keep things professional.

Episode #3008 - “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number”
Zoey’s 21 birthday celebration takes an unexpected turn when she makes a big decision regarding her future. Doug learns he’s the reason why Jazz is distracted from track. 


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 13

Young Sheldon - "The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Missy’s first heartbreak triggers a series of events that lead the Cooper family to the brink.

United States of Al - "Car/Motar" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After Al and Riley negotiate a deal for Al’s new car, they learn the hard way that they are not adept at finances and contracts. Riki Lindhome guest stars as Chloe, a persuasive car salesperson Riley and Al meet at the dealership.

Mom - "My Kinda People and the Big To-Do" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie gains a new outlook on her sobriety after dealing with difficult news. Also, Jill and Andy take a big step in their relationship. Melanie Lynskey and Rondi Reed guest star.

B Positive - "Life Expectancy" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Before their surgeries, Gina looks for a new apartment while Drew celebrates his last day of dialysis.

Last Man Standing - "Murder, She Wanted" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mandy gets jealous after Mike spends time with Ryan at a marketing retreat; Ed attempts to get Chuck and Joe to see a musical.

Let's Be Real - "Episode 103" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
New puppets are introduced.

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - "Woolly Bear Caterpillar" (Freeform, 10:00PM ET/PT)
They could never have known that what Toby thinks would matter; Alex makes dinner; Matilda asks a question; Nicholas wants Genevieve to put Barb in the bin.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 10)

Thursday, May 13

  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Chris on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He talks about his movie Spiral on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Seth Rogen (Undeclared) - Seth is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/The In-Laws/Designing Women) - Jean will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Girls5Eva/Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:15pm 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.
  • Amber Stevens West (Run the World/Happy Together/Ghosted/The Carmichael Show) - Amber is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (M.Y.O.B./Conrad Bloom/Townies/Good Company) - Lauren will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Luna Blaise (Fresh Off the Boat) - Luna appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.


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
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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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