Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Saved by the Bell Reboot Launching November 25; HBO Orders Weekly Talk Show with Sam Jay

Saved by the Bell

It's alright 'cause I'm saved by the bell! The highly anticipated reimagining of Saved by the Bell is set to premiere Wednesday, Nov. 25 on Peacock! In the new series, when California governor Zack Morris gets into hot water for closing too many underfunded high schools, he proposes they send the affected students to the most well-funded schools in the state - including Bayside High. The influx of new students gives the privileged Bayside kids (who never have a problem that can't be solved in twenty-two minutes) a much-needed dose of reality. Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Mario Lopez star in the new Saved by the Bell series, reprising their roles as Jessie Spano and A.C. Slater. John Michael Higgins also stars as Principal Toddman alongside the new class featuring Belmont Cameli, Dexter Darden, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Peña, Josie Totah and Haskiri Velazquez.

Tracey Wigfield serves as writer and executive producer for the series, alongside executive producer Franco Bario. Peter Engel also serve as executive producer. Saved by the Bell is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

Sam Jay

HBO has given a series order for a weekly late-night show from Emmy(R) nominated comedian and writer Sam Jay (Saturday Night Live) and Emmy(R) nominated executive producer Prentice Penny (Insecure). The series will debut in 2021 on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. The Untitled Sam Jay Project will be a weekly 30-minute late-night show in which Sam tackles the top trending topics in urban and world culture for the week - including race, politics, sexual identity, science, celebrity, religion, and more - and examines them from her unique and subversive point of view.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The Addams Family Coming to FETV; Netflix Developing Korean Sitcom

The Addams Family

October is coming and FETV is adding the perfect comedy for fall and Halloween season - The Addams Family The classic '60s sitcom will air Weekdays 1pm ET and Weekends at 11pm ET starting Monday, October 5. It will join other fellow FETV sitcoms such as Green Acres, Father Knows Best, Hazel, I Dream of Jeannie and Bewitched in the daytime lineup. In late night FETV airs Barney Miller, Maude, One Day at a Time, and Designing Women, with Partridge Family airing on weekend mornings. FETV (Family Entertainment Television) is a satellite and cable network featuring classic and inspirational programming the whole family can enjoy. There will be a few Addams Family spooktacular "scare-a-thons" as well on Sunday, October 18 and on Halloween as well on Saturday, October 31!

The Addams Family is a 1964-66 ABC macabre/black comedy sitcom based on the characters from Charles Addams' New Yorker cartoons. The Addams Family are a close-knit extended family with decidedly macabre interests and supernatural abilities. The wealthy, endlessly enthusiastic Gomez Addams (John Astin) is madly in love with his refined wife, Morticia (Carolyn Jones). Along with their daughter Wednesday (Lisa Loring), their son Pugsley (Ken Weatherwax), Uncle Fester (Jackie Coogan), and Grandmama (Blossom Rock), all reside in an ornate, gloomy, mansion. The family is attended by their servants: Lurch (Ted Cassidy), the towering butler, and Thing (also Cassidy), a disembodied hand that appears from within wooden boxes and other places. Other relatives who made recurring appearances included Cousin Itt (Felix Silla), Morticia's older sister Ophelia (also portrayed by Jones), and Morticia’s mother Grandma Frump (Margaret Hamilton). The show is also notable for its opening theme, which was composed and sung by Vic Mizzy.


So Not Worth It

Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, confirmed production for So Not Worth It, a sitcom about youthful adventures of students with multicultural backgrounds who live in a college dorm. So Not Worth It will be created by Kwon Ik-joon, a sitcom heavyweight who has shaped the landscape of Korean style sitcoms with such shows as Three Guys And Three Girls and Nonstop. Kwon will team up with another seasoned producer Kim Jung-sik (Smashing on Your Back, High Kick), while the screenplay will be co-written by Seo Eun-jung (Soonpoong Clinic, New Nonstop) and Baik Ji-hyun (Nonstop, Rude Miss Young-Ae).

The international cast of quirky dorm residents has also been confirmed. Park Se-wan, a rising star who has demonstrated solid acting chops in the shows like Just Dance, School 2017 and Never Twice, will play her namesake character, a Korean resident advisor in charge of the dorm. Rookie actor Shin Hyeon-seung will play Jamie, a mysterious newcomer harboring a secret. Choi Young-jae of the K-pop boy band GOT7 will unleash his offbeat charm as Sam, a son of the CEO of a global food chain based in Australia. Minnie of the K-pop girl group (G)I-DLE makes her acting debut as a student from Thailand with K-drama fever. The model-turned actor Han Hyun-min who frequently appears in Korean variety shows will play his namesake character, the unfortunate Korean student who is eager to live in the dorm as he has to commute for long hours every day.

With production and casting confirmed, So Not Worth It stands poised to reignite enthusiasm for the sitcom format with its unique take on the genre. The new Korean original series will be produced by Mystic Story, and will be released worldwide only on Netflix. 

Monday, September 28, 2020

2002-2007 Sitcom George Lopez Coming to TBS; Guests Announced for black-ish Election Special

George Lopez

Fan-favorite sitcom George Lopez is coming to TBS! Starting September 28 to November 1, catch daily episodes of the 2002-2007 sitcom George Lopez on the comedy network every morning! It is airing weekdays usually from 8-10am ET and on weekend mornings beginning at 6am ET. George Lopez joins the TBS early morning block with 2 Broke Girls, Family Matters, and Everybody Loves Raymond - all starting usually at 4am ET. George Lopez has been on Nick at Nite since 2007 but it left the network earlier this month, as the rights expired. The series originally aired on ABC and starred George Lopez, Constance Marie, Luis Armand Garcia, Masiela Lusha, Valente Rodriguez and Belita Moreno, with Emiliano Díez and Aimee Garcia joining the series in later seasons.


black-ish - Desus & Mero

The Johnsons and black-ish return to ABC with a special one-hour television event on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT, immediately following the NBA Finals Game 3. The two back-to-back episodes, which will air ahead of the official season seven premiere on Wednesday, Oct 21 at 9:30 p.m. EDT, will follow the Johnsons as they navigate the upcoming election, with Junior (Marcus Scribner) embarking on his journey as a first-time voter and Dre (Anthony Anderson) launching an exploration into local politics. On his campaign trail, Dre seeks advice from an animated Stacey Abrams, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives. Later, he joins Desus Nice and The Kid Mero on their late night talk show Desus & Mero for a sit-down interview with some hard-hitting questions for the aspiring candidate.

In "Election Special Pt. 1," (10:00-10:30 p.m. EDT), Junior is excited for his first time voting but discovers he has been purged from the voter polls so he does a deep dive into why - trying to understand the systems in place for voter registration. "Election Special Pt. 1" is directed by Matthew A. Cherry and written by Eric Horsted. Then, in a special animated episode, "Election Special Pt. 2," (10:30-11:00 p.m. EDT), Dre's colleague Stevens makes an ill-advised decision to run for Congress, so Dre enlists his family's help and campaigns against him but gets caught up with fundraising and private interest groups. "Election Special Pt. 2" is directed by Matthew A. Cherry and written by Graham Towers & Ben Deeb. Stacey Abrams, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero guest star as themselves. 

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 28, 2020)

It's Sunday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of September 28-October 2, 2020, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVRs (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!


Monday, September 28
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Jim on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Awkwafina (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens) - Awkwafina is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn chats about the series Utopia and the film Blackbird on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana appears on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico discusses how his polyamorous marriage redefines husband and wife on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve talks about Celebrity Family Feud on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen talks about Nickelodeon's The Tiny Chef on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Michelle Buteau (Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Michelle talks about Netflix's Welcome to Buteaupia on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Ryan McPartlin (Living with Fran) - Ryan talks about L.A.'s Finest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, September 29
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Catch Kal on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Fleabag/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Zachary Quinto (So Notorious) - Zachary will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ravi Patel (Grandfathered) - Ravi appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken talks about The Masked Singer and I Can See Your Voice on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
Wednesday, September 30
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Watch Julie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years/Trial & Error) - John is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lake Bell (Bless This Mess/How to Make It in America) - Lake appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • J. B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm/The Millers/Bent/'Til Death) - J. B. is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Beth appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim talks about The Boys in the Band on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew talks about Netflix's The Boys in the Band on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tia Mowry (Family Reunion/Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia will be on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, October 1
  • Kaitlyn Dever (Last Man Standing) - Catch Kaitlyn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Arden Myrin (Still the King/Working) - Arden will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew talks about Netflix's The Boys in the Band on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm and on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Jill helps celebrate the first day of October on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - NBC's Today catches up with Alyssa in the 9am hour.
Friday, October 2
  • Rachel Dratch (30 Rock) - Watch Rachel on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kieran Culkin (Go Fish) - Kieran appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jessie T. Usher (Survivor's Remorse) - Jessie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe talks about her latest headline-making news, why she's leaving The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and what's next for the reality star and actress on Tamron Hall, so check yur local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah talks about her Emmy-winning docuseries and new podcast Scientology: Fair Game on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) and Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Sherri and Kym talk about their podcast Two Funny Mamas on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Cavanagh (Scrubs/Ed) - Tom will be on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo talks about Mrs. America on Couch Surfing at 8am.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, September 27

The Simpsons - "Undercover Blues" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mr. Burns goes under cover as "Fred" at the nuclear power plant and becomes friends with Homer and the gang; Burns implements all sorts of amenities to improve his employees' lives, but a jealous Smithers plots to bring the old, bitter Burns back.

Bless the Harts - "Violet's Secret" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jenny and Betty secretly follow Violet after becoming paranoid that she's making the same bad decisions they did as teenagers; Wayne gets sued by Bobbie Nell.

Bob's Burgers - "Dream a Little Bob of Bob" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bob goes on an epic quest to find a misplaced lockbox key; Tina attempts to learn a hand-slapping song that everyone can do -- but her.

Family Guy - "Stewie's First World" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Stewie finally says his first word, and it's a swearword; when Lois is shunned by the other moms, she tries to figure out where Stewie could have possibly learned it.


Monday, September 28

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Campaign" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dave makes a run for city council, working hard to earn Calvin’s support, only to have a controversial photo threaten to derail his entire campaign. Wayne Brady guest stars as longtime incumbent Isaiah Evans.

Young Sheldon - "Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture That Encourages Spitting" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon starts an internet flame war, and Missy stands up to the boys on her baseball team. Also, Meemaw is unhappy when George Sr. spends time with her new boyfriend.


Tuesday, September 29

none scheduled


Wednesday, September 30

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Someone" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After his divorce, Calvin decides to date again.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Something's Rotten" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jazmine gets candid with Ella about wanting to have sex for the first time.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "The Monster" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jeremy's online plumber training backfires on him, literally.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Dark Chocolate" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Sandra tries to mislead Philip about where she's going and who with.

In The Cut - "Big Bruh" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kenny joins an outreach program called Big Bruh, while Jay and Wade deal with a biker crew.


Thursday, October 1

Family Guy - "Disney's The Reboot" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After the network decides it is time to reboot the series, three versions of the reboot are shown to a focus group, which produces some surprising feedback.


Friday, October 2

none scheduled


Saturday, October 3

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan - "The Gift" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dylan has a dream about his mom which becomes a reality when she comes to take him home with her.


Sunday, October 4

black-ish - "Election Special Pt. 1" / "Election Special Pt. 2" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Junior is excited for his first time voting but discovers he has been purged from the voter polls so he does a deep dive into why – trying to understand the systems in place for voter registration.

In a special animated episode, Dre’s colleague Stevens (Peter Mackenzie) makes an ill-advised decision to run for Congress, so Dre enlists his family’s help and campaigns against him but gets caught up with fundraising and private interest groups.

The Simpsons - "I, Carumbus" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
At a museum exhibit of Ancient Rome, Marge and Homer get into an argument about Homer's lack of ambition.

Bless the Harts - "Violet's Secret" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When a chain restaurant called Lord Lobster moves into a new location right off the highway, Greenpoint and the Last Supper fear they are in danger of financial ruin.

Bob's Burgers - "Worms of In-Rear-Ment" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Linda tries to take her family to the symphony on free admission night, but her efforts are thwarted by a pinworm epidemic.

Family Guy - "The Talented Mr. Stewie" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Stewie breaks up with Rupert after learning that he used to belong to Chris; unable to get over his feelings of betrayal, Stewie decides to take action.

Complete TV Listings

Saturday, September 26, 2020

SitcomsOnline Digest: Peacock to Launch All 45 Seasons of Saturday Night Live; Renewal for Family Guy and Bob's Burgers

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! We would be right in the middle of fall season launches right about now, but that's not quite what this year had in store for us (although Fox does debut new seasons of all of their animated comedies tomorrow night). This week, we've got some Saturday Night Live news (about new and old episodes), news about animated comedies, and more. Let's get going!


HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • All seasons of Saturday Night Live are coming to Peacock on Thursday, although we assume it will be the shortened versions of the episodes. (Variety)
  • Speaking of Saturday Night Live, Chris Rock will host the season premiere, which airs next Saturday night. (CNN)
  • New voices will be replacing old ones on The Simpsons and Family Guy when they return tomorrow, as white voices will no longer be voicing non-white characters. (UPROXX
  • Meanwhile, Family Guy and Bob's Burgers have both been renewed for two more seasons. (TVLine)
  • Schitt's Creek is debuting in broadcast syndication on Monday, which could either be the opportunity for it to become much bigger than it ever was in the afterlife, or it could completely fall flat. (Deadline)
  • Get ready to say goodbye to Paramount Network (just like you did when you said goodbye to TNN, The National Network, and Spike TV), as it will relaunch sometime in the next year as Paramount Movie Network. (Deadline)
  • Antenna TV will be debuting new series (including Who's the Boss?) and a new lineup soon. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (SEPTEMBER 26 - OCTOBER 2)


  • We may not be getting much of a new fall season, but Fox is bringing back new episodes of all of their pandemic proof Animation Domination Sunday series tomorrow night.
  • The fourth season of Fargo arrives on FX tomorrow night.
  • The Weakest Link returns to NBC on Tuesday night, with Jane Lynch as host.
  • Decades has a binge of The Adventures of Superman this weekend.
  • As previously mentioned, Peacock is bringing all 45 seasons of Saturday Night Live to the service on Thursday.
  • There is a South Park pandemic special on Comedy Central on Wednesday night.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Fri-Yay: Schitt's Creek Emmy Sweep; HBO Max Orders New Pretty Little Liars

It's time for another edition of Fri-Yay! That means we will take a look back on some sitcom happenings in recent days or weeks or other fun sitcomy stuff. It's a sitcom lover's paradise! Happy Fri-Yay!

Schitt's Creek

by Vincent

This past Sunday was the Emmys, and I can sum it up for you using one sentence: Schitt's Creek basically won everything. Yes, the little show that could, ignored for the Academy by most of its run, nearly swept the comedy awards for its final season and picked up the much sought after Outstanding Comedy Series award. So how did the show explode in love with the Emmy voters? One word: Netflix.

It's pretty incredible for a show to win for the first time in its final season. It's only happened a handful of times before, but Schitt's Creek was a special case. The show grew in popularity steadily before rising to extreme love in its last season. It's almost a shame that the series is only now getting the love it deserves, but fear not, the show is a really well made comedy and deserves every bit of attention it gets. Here's to a great Emmys sweep and great season for Schitt's Creek.


Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

New town. New secrets. New Little Liars. A new generation of Pretty Little Liars is coming to HBO Max, which has given a direct-to-series order for the new Max Original drama Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, from executive producer/writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and co-executive producer/writer Lindsay Calhoon Bring (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina). The series is produced by Aguirre-Sacasa's Muckle Man Productions and Alloy Entertainment (Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, You) in association with Warner Bros. Television. Alloy's Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo are also executive producers of the series, which is based upon the bestselling series of books by Sara Shepard.

Twenty years ago, a series of tragic events almost ripped the blue-collar town of Millwood apart. Now, in the present day, a group of disparate teen girls — a brand-new set of Little Liars — find themselves tormented by an unknown Assailant and made to pay for the secret sin their parents committed two decades ago...as well as their own. In the dark, coming-of-RAGE, horror-tinged drama Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, we find ourselves miles away from Rosewood, but within the existing Pretty Little Liars universe — in a brand new town, with a new generation of Little Liars.

A pop culture phenomenon, the first Pretty Little Liars series was produced by Warner Horizon Television for Freeform/ABC Family, debuted in June 2010 and ran for seven seasons, concluding in June 2017. During its seven-year run, Pretty Little Liars ranked as the #1 scripted series on all of cable television in the teen girl demographic, and it ranks as the #1 series ever to air on Freeform/ABC Family.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

NBC Moves This Is Us, Connecting Premieres; Fox Orders 2 More Seasons for Bob's Burgers & Family Guy

This Is Us

NBC has shifted a few premiere dates. The fifth season of NBC's drama This Is Us is now set to premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT. It was slated to premiere November 10 originally. NBC will preempt the series however on November 3 for Presidential Election coverage. The series stars Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Chris Sullivan and Susan Kelechi Watson. NBC has also delayed the premiere of the new comedy Connecting... Originally slated to premiere next Thursday (Oct. 1) at 8:30pm, as NBC has slated The Wall in the hour instead. On October 8, NBC will air a live special. Seth Meyers, one of the most influential voices of late night and a respected thought leader on the political landscape, is moving to primetime leading up to the election with Closer Look Thursday. The half-hour special will air Oct. 8 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, live from Studio 8G in midtown Manhattan's iconic Rockefeller Center. As the monumental election gets down to the wire, Meyers and Closer Look Thursday will dissect the events of the day, up-to-the-minute breaking news and other important facts as America begins to cast its vote. Connecting... will now instead bow on Oct. 8 at 8pm, before moving to 8:30pm a few weeks later following the season premiere of Superstore on Oct. 29. Details are still to come on the 2-part special Sketchy Times with Lilly Singh, with fellow late night host Lilly Singh as well.


Bob's Burgers

Fox has renewed Bob's Burgers for the 12th and 13th broadcast seasons of the Emmy Award-winning animated series, and renewed Family Guy for its 19th and 20th broadcast seasons, carrying both series through 2023. This Sunday, Sept. 27 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on Fox, Bob's Burgers returns for an 11th season. The series follows Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) and his ever-quirky family who together run the restaurant Bob's Burgers. Including its 2020 Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Animated Program, the series has been nominated for the past seven consecutive years and won twice, in 2014 and 2017. The series also was nominated for a Critics' Choice Award and an Annie Award this year. Bento Box Entertainment serves as the animation studio on Bob's Burgers.

Family Guy

Entering its 18th season this Sunday (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), Family Guy premieres with its milestone 350th episode. The series continues to entertain its die-hard fan base with razor-sharp humor, spot-on parodies, spectacular animation and orchestra-backed original music. Since its debut in 1999, the series has reached cult status among fans, and its breakout star, a talking baby, has become one of the greatest TV characters of all time. Family Guy has racked up numerous awards, including an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series, only the second animated series in television history to be honored with such a distinction. Most recently, series creator and lead voice actor Seth MacFarlane (voices of "Peter Griffin," "Stewie Griffin," "Brian Griffin" and "Quagmire") won the 2019 Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance. Cast member Alex Borstein (voice of "Lois Griffin") won the 2018 Emmy Award in the category. MacFarlane also was nominated that year. He won the 2017 and 2016 Emmy Award in the category, and was nominated from 2013 to 2015. 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Schitt's Creek Heads to Syndication on Stations and Comedy Central; Apple Orders Patricia Arquette Comedy

Schitt's Creek

Lionsgate's Debmar-Mercury announced last year that Fox Television Stations had acquired fan favorite and Primetime Emmy winner Schitt's Creek. All seasons of the acclaimed, ground-breaking, half-hour character-driven comedy created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy will begin airing in U.S. broadcast markets starting next week (September 28). A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Pop TV original comedy, Schitt's Creek is Pop's highest-rated series. The two-year deal with FOX stations comes as Schitt's Creek garnered four Primetime Emmy Award® nominations last year and now nine wins this year. In New York City, the comedy will air on Sundays on WWOR from 6-7pm and 11pm-12:30am. In Los Angeles, it will air on KCOP on Saturdays from 11pm-12:30am and Sundays 11pm-12am and on sister station KDOC Monday-Friday at 12:30am & 1am. Meanwhile, Comedy Central has also acquired the series for cable! Schitt's Creek has been added to Comedy Central on Fridays from 8pm-10:30pm, starting Friday, Oct. 2.

The sixth and final season aired on Pop TV and CBC earlier this year. The buzzworthy comedy follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke. The cast includes Emmy-winners Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Emily Hampshire, Jennifer Robertson, Noah Reid, Dustin Milligan, Sarah Levy and Karen Robinson. Schitt's Creek centers on an outrageously wealthy video store magnate, Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy); his former soap-star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara); and their two adult children – the self-described black sheep of the family David (Daniel Levy) and career socialite Alexis (Annie Murphy). With their pampered lives a memory, they struggle to find jobs and relationships, and most importantly, figure out what it means to be a family in the makeshift but loveable town they’ve reluctantly come to call home.


Patricia Arquette

Apple announced a series order for High Desert, a new comedic half-hour series to be produced by Apple Studios that will star Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Patricia Arquette (Medium, Boyhood, Escape at Dannemora, The Act), who will also executive produce. The project reunites Arquette with DGA Award winner Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora), who will direct the first episode and executive produce through Red Hour Films alongside Nicky Weinstock. Molly Madden and Tom Lassally executive produce on behalf of 3 Arts Entertainment. High Desert follows Peggy (Arquette), a former addict who decides to make a new start after the death of her beloved mother, with whom she lived in the small desert town of Yucca Valley, California, and makes a life-changing decision to become a private investigator. The series is created and written by Nancy Fichman (Nurse Jackie, Damages), Katie Ford (Miss Congeniality) and Jennifer Hoppe (Grace and Frankie, Nurse Jackie, Damages), who will also serve as executive producers. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Decades Fall 2020 Schedule; CMT Acquires American Housewife

Decades - Smart Comedy

Starting Monday, October 5, Decades is bringing you a whole new block of late-night laughs. These comedies were far ahead of their time — and are bound to keep you up for hours with Smart Com! Every weeknight beginning at 10pm ET | 7pm PT, catch your new favorite block of comedy all starting with The Dick Van Dyke Show! Afterward, you can stop on by the place where everybody knows your name with comedy classic Cheers at 11 and catch a ride with Danny DeVito and Andy Kaufman on Taxi at 12 midnight. The classic Bob Newhart Show will air at 12:30am. In the overnight from 1am-5am it's more classic laughs with an episode each of The Lost Honeymooners, Get Smart, The Phil Silvers Show, Car 54, Dobie Gillis, Abbott & Costello and back-to-back Our Miss Brooks.

There is comedy in the morning, daytime and afternoons as well. Starting early in the morning at 6am with Laugh-In, followed by back-to-back episodes of The Jeffersons at 7am. Daytime comedy starts at 9am with two episodes each of The Lucy Show, The Donna Reed Show, Family Affair, Petticoat Junction, I Love Lucy, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show and an episode each of The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart round it out at 4pm. Early evening and primetime remain the same starting at 5pm with The Jeffersons. Check out the full Decades Fall 2020 line-up.


American Housewife

Effective immediately, American Housewife reruns are now on CMT as of yesterday (Sept. 21). The ABC comedy starring Katy Mixon is entering its fifth season this fall (starts Oct. 28 at 8:30pm). CMT will air it Monday to Wednesdays from 11pm-1am in late fringe, following the Mom primetime block. CMT airs sitcoms all day as well with blocks of Roseanne, The Golden Girls, The King of Queens, and Last Man Standing also airing on weekdays. CMT mainstay Reba also airs in late fringe on some nights. The network has also recently aired Married...with Children and Home Improvement, but are currently not on the line-up. Back to American Housewife, this is its first off-network airing and CMT will also air a marathon on Sunday (Sept. 27) starting at 12 noon. American Housewife will be eligible for local broadcast syndication in Fall 2021, so we could see more networks airing it by then. The series stars Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly, Daniel DiMaggio, Julia Butters, Ali Wong and Carly Hughes. 

Monday, September 21, 2020

Antenna TV Fall 2020 Schedule, with 2021 Teases; 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards Winners

Who's the Boss?

Antenna TV starts their Fall 2020 lineup on Monday, October 5 with its newest addition, Who's the Boss? airing weeknights from 5-6pm. It will replace Gimme a Break! on the weekday lineup, but that series will remain airing on weekend afternoons from 2-3pm. Growing Pains returns to the weeknight lineup airing 6-7pm, replacing Barney Miller, which will now air just Sunday nights from 3-4am. Back to Who's the Boss?, it will also air Sunday nights in primetime from 8-9pm leading into Growing Pains again from 9-10pm. Among the other schedule changes are the returns of Head of the Class (Sat 10-11am/Sun 11am-12pm) and My Two Dads (Sunday nights 4-5am), along with a second hour of Soap on Sunday mornings now from 6-8am (this means Three's a Crowd and The Ropers are off the lineup). Wings moves back to weeknights after Coach at 1am every weeknight. View the other schedule changes here.

Stunts in October are two 70th anniversary marathons and a Halloween marathon! Burns and Allen 70th Anniversary Marathon airs on Saturday, October 10 from 10AM until Sunday, October 11 at 9PM with 70 episodes of the series. The Jack Benny 70th Anniversary Marathon airs two weeks later on Saturday, October 24 from 10AM until Sunday, October 25 at 9PM, with 70 episodes of The Jack Benny Program. And the final stunt in October is the "Witch-O-Ween Bewitched Halloween Marathon" on Saturday, October 31 from 10AM to 5AM, with 40 episodes of Bewitched. Episode details for all three stunts are still to come.

November and December holiday season stunts will be announced at a later date. We do want to tease you of some returns in 2021. Both One Day at a Time (the original '70s series, of course) and The Jeffersons return to Antenna TV right at the start of 2021 on January 1. Both series premiered together on Antenna TV in spring 2015 and aired until the end of 2017. The Jeffersons then moved to MeTV in 2018 (and for now airs on sister network Decades), but now is now returning to Antenna TV! And finally, a brand new acquisition for Antenna TV sometime in 2021 will be Caroline in the City - the '90s Lea Thompson sitcom that originally aired on NBC. Much more details are to come, so stay tuned. But for now, Antenna TV's Fall 2020 schedule with Who's the Boss? starts Oct. 5.


Emmy's

The Television Academy celebrated the 72nd Emmy® Awards last night, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-2020 television season. The 72nd Emmy® Awards were broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and produced by Done+Dusted, Reginald Hudlin and KIMMELOT. The telecast featured awards in 23 Emmy categories, plus the Governors Award, presented by top talent from some of television's most acclaimed programs. Presenters and surprise guests included Anthony Anderson, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Ty Burrell, LaVerne Cox, America Ferrera, Morgan Freeman, Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Tatiana Maslany, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bob Newhart, D-Nice, Randall Park, Issa Rae, RuPaul, Jason Sudeikis, Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe, J.J. Watt and Oprah Winfrey. Singer-songwriter and GRAMMY®-winning artist H.E.R. made her Emmy® debut with a special "In Memoriam" performance honoring all the stars we lost this year such as Regis Philbin, Diahann Carroll and Chadwick Boseman.

Among the big winners were Watchmen with 11 wins, Schitt's Creek with 9 wins, Succession with 7 wins and The Mandalorian with 7 wins. Daniel Levy of Schitt's Creek won 4 awards for Director, Executive Producer, Performer and Writer! Schitt's Creek swept the entire major comedy categories with Lead Actor, Lead Actress, Writing, Directing, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress and Outstanding Comedy! View the complete list of winners. 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 21, 2020)

It's Sunday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of September 21-25, 2020, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVRs (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!


Sunday, September 20
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Catch Michael on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 21
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Watch Laurence on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Brendan Hunt (Ted Lasso) - Brendan appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anna Camp (Perfect Harmony/The Mindy Project) - Anna will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim talks about the Fox series Filthy Rich on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and Access Daily, so check your listings. She will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali speaks about her podcast Go Ask Ali on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denise Richards (Blue Mountain State) - Denise is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, September 22
  • The Cast of Schitt's Creek - Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy and Annie Murphy will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rachel Dratch (30 Rock) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken will be on on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. He talks about The Masked Singer and I Can See Your Voice on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and Access Daily, so check your listings.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (Difficult People/The Big C) - Gabourey opens up about her life, love and new thriller film Antebellum on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Drew Barrymore Show to help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Rosalind Chao (AfterMASH/Diff'rent Strokes) - Rosalind talks about Mulan on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Wednesday, September 23
  • H. Jon Benjamin (Bob's Burgers/Family Guy) - Watch H. Jon on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Final Space/Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter talks about losing 30 pounds during quarantine, what motivated him to get in better shape and his new film The Vanished on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Judy Gold (All-American Girl) - Judy breaks down the day's most surprising and compelling stories with heart, humor and optimism in signature segment Drew's News on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish/grown-ish) - Yara appears on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah talks about the American Lung Association Virtual Fundraiser on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Lena Olin (Welcome to Sweden) - Lena is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on The Real, so check your local listings.
Thursday, September 24
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He talks about Fargo on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle (PEN15) - Maya and Anna are guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jason Schwartzman (Medical Police/Mozart in the Jungle/Bored to Death) - Jason will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nico Santos (Superstore) - Nico appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned and Stacey) - Debra appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta and Rosario Dawson discuss their latest project, the Apple podcast And Nothing Less: The Untold Stories of Women's Fight For the Vote on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cheyenne Jackson (Call Me Kat/30 Rock) - Cheyenne talks about Netflix's Julie and the Phantoms on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura talks about the documentary on The Way I See It on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, September 25
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Watch Drew on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Corddry (The Unicorn/Ballers) - Rob appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kiersey Clemons (Angie Tribeca/Transparent) - Kiersey will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - John talks about his new film Tenet, secretly shooting a movie with Zendaya during quarantine and what's next on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - David talks about the Scream reboot, two recent projects — You Cannot Kill David Arquette and Kiss The Ground — and more on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about Fox's I Can See Your Voice on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss talks about Netflix's Sing On on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tia Mowry (Family Reunion/Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia opens up about her frightening health misdiagnosis on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah) - Queen Latifah is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eugene Cordero (Tacoma FD/Other Space) - Eugene will be on Couch Surfing at 8am.

All listings are subject to change. Visit our blog and main site for daily updated listings. Leave us comments on our message board or Tweet/Facebook us to let us know what you think of this Sunday feature! We do listen!


Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, September 20

Last Man Standing - "Girls Rock" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Vanessa each try to influence Jen's career path; Kristin uses her pregnancy to her advantage with Outdoor Man customers.

Duncanville - "Judge Annie" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When their local swimming pool is overcrowded due to a heat wave, Annie and Jack share their old swimming spot with the kids; Annie gets her own public access court show.

The Simpsons - "The Fat Blue Line" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the San Castellanta street festival, much of the town finds their wallets have been pickpocketed; after the state investigator puts the wrong man in jail, Chief Wiggum sets out to catch the real criminal and show he's still up for police work.

Bless the Harts - "Can't Get There From Here" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When money gets tight, Jenny takes on an undesirable second job to help fund Violet's art school tuition; Wayne comes up with an entirely different plan to make money.

Bob's Burgers - "Just the Trip" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family takes an unexpected road trip with Nat the limo driver.

Family Guy - "Coma Guy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With a newfound love for rocking out to Van Halen, Peter has a car accident and falls into a coma.


Monday, September 21

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to Speed Bump" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A near-accident awakens Dave’s sense of civic duty, prompting him to team up with Calvin to try to improve the safety of their community. Also, a trip to the county fair turns into a nerve-wracking adventure for Malcolm, Marty and Grover.

Young Sheldon - "A Parasol and a Hell of an Arm" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A church carnival leads Missy to try out for the baseball team. Also, Meemaw struggles after her breakup with Dr. Sturgis. Craig T. Nelson guest stars as Coach Dale.


Tuesday, September 22

Dead Pixels - "Hive-Mother" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Meg, Nicky, Usman, and Russell are set to complete Kingdom Scrolls and decide to make a weekend of it by cosplaying the final level.

Dead Pixels - "Patricide" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Nicky's father tries to bond with him by playing Kingdom Scrolls, but things get complicated when Nicky gets a taste for killing his father.


Wednesday, September 23

The Goldbergs - "Schmoopie's Big Adventure" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mother and son have a bonding experience when Beverly buys a bicycle for Adam just like the one from “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure,” while Barry and Erica turn Murray’s furniture store into an after-hours lounge for college students.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Love and Hate" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Miranda is having second thoughts about her and Calvin's divorce.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "From Heart to Heart" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Calvin and Miranda have mixed feelings about their divorce.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "The Weeping Willow" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Vinny and Mr. Brown exchange details about their encounters with Madea.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Swimming with Fishes" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Leah tells Sandra and Philip that it's time to get them registered for their new school.

In The Cut - "Cooking That Kitchen" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Cheryl starts an in-home salon; at Mable's Tables, Trish, desperate for a chef, teaches Karen how to cook.


Thursday, September 24

none scheduled


Friday, September 25

none scheduled


Saturday, September 26

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan - "The Rap Game" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The family can't get any peace while Dylan plays the drums all day and night, and everyone tries to convince him that he needs to give up his new instrument for good.


Sunday, September 27

The Simpsons - "Undercover Blues" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mr. Burns goes under cover as "Fred" at the nuclear power plant and becomes friends with Homer and the gang; Burns implements all sorts of amenities to improve his employees' lives, but a jealous Smithers plots to bring the old, bitter Burns back.

Bless the Harts - "Violet's Secret" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jenny and Betty secretly follow Violet after becoming paranoid that she's making the same bad decisions they did as teenagers; Wayne gets sued by Bobbie Nell.

Bob's Burgers - "Dream a Little Bob of Bob" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bob goes on an epic quest to find a misplaced lockbox key; Tina attempts to learn a hand-slapping song that everyone can do -- but her.

Family Guy - "Stewie's First World" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Stewie finally says his first word, and it's a swearword; when Lois is shunned by the other moms, she tries to figure out where Stewie could have possibly learned it.

Complete TV Listings

Saturday, September 19, 2020

SitcomsOnline Digest: CBS Prepares for More Sunday Night Movies; The Office Arrives on Blu-ray and More Head of the Class DVDs

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we're hearing about more plans for the fall season, a South Park special hourlong episode, and something that we haven't heard much about in a while: some new home media releases of sitcoms from the past! Let's get going!


HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • More Sunday Night Movies is coming to CBS this fall, to use as a holdover since fall dramas aren't ready to go. (Deadline)
  • South Park is making a brief "in between seasons) return to the Comedy Central lineup on September 30, with a pandemic themed special. (CNN)
  • United We Fall, which quietly arrived on the ABC lineup this summer, is also quietly leaving as it was canceled. (Variety)
  • Roku finally reached a deal with NBC Universal to put Peacock onto the streaming device, but the bad news is that if you thought carriage disputes with cable companies and cable networks was a thing that streaming media devices were immune from, then you were way wrong as these negotiations almost lead to other NBC Universal apps being removed from Roku. (Variety
  • The Canadians are about to invade our TV screens... if producers can figure out how to emulate the success that Schitt's Creek had in the United States, at least. (Deadline)
  • If you want to live like Will did on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, your opportunity to rent the home through Airbnb is here, though good luck getting that opportunity. (Deadline)
  • Because every streaming service needs the word Max or Plus on it, CBS All Access will be rebranding as Paramount+. (SitcomsOnline)

HOME MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Office has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent months, particularly on streaming media, so it only makes sense that Universal has decided that they now want to release the entire series on Blu-ray, and that happens with the November 10 release of The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
  • Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season is also coming to DVD on October 27, from Warner Archive.


WEEKLY PLANNER (SEPTEMBER 19 - SEPTEMBER 25)

  • The Emmy Awards will air on ABC on Sunday night, although it'll look much different from how it usually looks.
  • Decades has a weekend binge of Numb3rs.
  • Better late than never, new seasons of ABC's "summer" game shows will debut on Thursday night.
  • Also on Thursday night, One Day at a Time comes home to CBS, or at least the third season of the Pop series.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Fri-Yay: Viewers Discovering Cobra Kai Now on Netflix; ABC Announces Fall 2020 Drama Premiere Dates

It's time for another edition of Fri-Yay! That means we will take a look back on some sitcom happenings in recent days or weeks or other fun sitcomy stuff. It's a sitcom lover's paradise! Happy Fri-Yay!

Cobra Kai

by Vincent

If you're looking for a light, airy watch that has some elements of a sitcom but also some of the more long-term plotting of a drama, I'd highly recommend Cobra Kai on Netflix. The series was previously a YouTube Red series, but was picked up by Netflix after YouTube Red let it go after 2 seasons. It's a continuation of the Karate Kid series, a "sequel" if you will, but in the form of a television series. If that doesn't sound appealing to you, then I would still recommend you try it anyway. I'm not a big fan of the Karate Kid movies myself, and yet I still found myself really invested in the show's world.

Cobra Kai has some of the most intricate character work I've seen on TV, and unlike many streaming series of recent times, it actually feels well-plotted and suited to its episode length. It's a quick watch (just two 10 episode seasons, less than 30 minutes per episode) but in those short episodes it manages to build a reliable world of characters even beyond the characters leftover from the Karate Kid movies. It's also actually pretty funny, with genuine moments of humor amongst the karate and world building. If you give it a try this weekend, it's the absolute perfect weekend binge watch.


Grey's Anatomy

ABC announced premiere dates for its scripted drama series slate, rounding out the network's fall schedule. Dates for unscripted and comedy series were previously announced, as we announced. The Good Doctor will kick-off the drama return on ABC, while drama staple Grey's Anatomy gets a two-hour return. For Life returns now in the Fall, rather than mid-season as previously slated (it is replacing the canceled Stumptown). ABC's drama scripted series premiere dates are as follows (all times listed are Eastern/Pacific). New shows are in bold. Note: Sunday drama The Rookie will be premiering later in the season (it hasn't started production yet on new episodes).

MONDAY, NOV. 2
10:00-11:00 p.m. The Good Doctor

THURSDAY, NOV. 12
8:00-9:00 p.m. Station 19
9:00-11:00 p.m. Grey's Anatomy (two-hour season premiere)

TUESDAY, NOV. 17
10:01-11:00 p.m. Big Sky (series premiere)

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18
10:00-11:00 p.m. For Life

THURSDAY, NOV. 19
10:01-11:00 p.m. A Million Little Things

Thursday, September 17, 2020

ABC Officially Orders Katey Sagal Series, Cancels Stumptown; SNL Goes Live All October

Katey Sagal

ABC has ordered drama series Rebel straight to series to debut in 2021 starring TV veteran Katey Sagal (The Conners, Married...with Children, Sons of Anarchy, 8 Simple Rules) in the title role. The premiere episode is written by Krista Vernoff and directed by Tara Nicole Weyr. Inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today, Annie "Rebel" Bello is a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. She's a funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves. When Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost. The series stars Katey Sagal as Annie "Rebel" Bello, John Corbett as Grady Bello, James Lesure as Benji, Lex Scott Davis as Cassidy, Tamala Jones as Lona, Ariela Barer as Ziggie, Kevin Zegers as Nate, Sam Palladio as Luke and Andy Garcia as Cruz. More info to come, but look for it on ABC in 2021. In other ABC series news, they have reversed the decision for a second season of Stumptown and have canceled it due to reasons involving COVID-19. It could be shopped elsewhere, so it's possibly not totally canceled yet. It was slated to air Wednesdays at 10pm sometime this Fall on ABC but they hadn't even come close to starting production due to COVID-19. Stay tuned if it gets picked-up by another network.


Saturday Night Live

New York Times bestselling author and two-time Golden Globe Award winner Jim Carrey to take on the role of Vice President Joe Biden for the upcoming 46th season of Saturday Night Live. And we have scheduling news! SNL will start the new season with five consecutive shows - Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at 11:30pm ET/8:30pm PT on Saturdays nights. SNL is planning to have a limited in-studio audience at Rockefeller Center for the upcoming season. The show will work closely with Gov. Cuomo's team. November and December dates have not been announced yet, however November 7 will be a repeat.

Saturday Night Live has added three featured players to its cast for the upcoming season:
· Lauren Holt is an actor, comedian, singer and improviser. She was a house performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in Los Angeles and starred in the independent web series The Filth as well as the short film Parent Teacher Conference, for which she received a Best Actress nomination at the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival.
· Punkie Johnson is a comedian and writer whose recent credits include Space Force, Corporate, Adam Ruins Everything and Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers. She was a New Face at the Just for Laughs Festival in 2019 and is a proud paid regular at the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood.
· Andrew Dismukes has served as an SNL staff writer since season 43. He is a stand-up comedian who was selected for the 2017 New Faces Showcase at the Just for Laughs Festival and has performed at other festivals, including Comedy Central's Colossal ClusterFest and the New York Comedy Festival. 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

CBS All Access to Rebrand as Paramount+ in 2021; Fox Says Let's Be Real About Election

Parmaount +

ViacomCBS unveiled Paramount+ as the brand name for the company's upcoming global streaming service, building on a legacy of innovation and superior storytelling that distinguishes one of the most iconic brands in Hollywood. The company's transformed subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, CBS All Access, will be rebranded as Paramount+ in early 2021 as part of the service's expansion to feature content from ViacomCBS' leading portfolio of broadcast, news, sports and entertainment brands. ViacomCBS will also bring Paramount+ to international markets with an initial debut in Australia, Latin America and the Nordics in 2021. ViacomCBS also revealed plans for additional new original series for Paramount+:

The Offer, a scripted limited event series from Paramount Television Studios, based on Oscar-winning producer Al Ruddy's extraordinary, never-revealed experiences of making The Godfather. The 10-episode event series is written and executive produced by Michael Tolkin (Escape at Dannemora and The Player).
· Lioness, a spy drama created by Taylor Sheridan (Yellowstone) with Sheridan, Jill Wagner, David Glasser, David Hutkin, and Bob Yari set to executive produce. Based on a real-life CIA program, Lioness follows a young Marine recruited to befriend the daughter of a terrorist to bring the organization down from within. The series is produced by Paramount Network and 101 Studios.
· A reimagination of the Emmy®-nominated series Behind the Music entitled MTV's Behind the Music – The Top 40, which will unlock MTV's vault from the past 40 years for a unique and intimate look at the 40 biggest artists of all time, through their voices and their eyes. The series will be produced by Creature Films and MTV Studios.
· The Real Criminal Minds, a true crime docuseries based on the hit CBS Television series, and produced by XG Productions in association with CBS Television Studios and ABC Signature.
· The service is also developing a revival of The Game as part of BET's programming on Paramount+ from CBS Television Studios and Grammnet Productions.

The new original series announced join the service's previously announced plans for Kamp Koral, a new original children's series from Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants, and the service's role as the exclusive SVOD home to The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run in early 2021. Additional new original content will be announced ahead of launch.


Let's Be Real

Fox Entertainment has announced the all-new election-themed puppet special Let's Be Real, executive-produced by Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog), and scheduled to air Thursday, Oct. 1 from 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT on Fox. The satirical comedy event will cover politics, pop culture and the 2020 election through topical sketches featuring puppets, celebrity cameos and remote pieces. Produced by Propagate, Let's Be Real is the first-ever collaboration between Fox Entertainment's Scripted and Unscripted departments. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Netflix Announces Good Times Animated Comedy; More Details on Fresh Prince Reunion on HBO Max

Good Times

Nostalgia alert! Norman Lear's 70s classic sitcom Good Times will return as an animated series! Carl Jones joins as showrunner for Lear's first-ever animated series, in partnership with the likes of Steph Curry and Seth MacFarlane. Let the good times roll 🔥 Good Times, the sitcom, originally aired on CBS from 1974-1979. Last holiday season, ABC aired Live in Front of a Studio Audience: All in the Family and Good Times, when they recreated the classic episode "The Politicians." A feud erupts in the Evans' household when James and J.J. take the side of Alderman Fred Davis during his attempt at re-election while Florida, Thelma and Willona take the side of his young opponent. It seems Davis is a shyster who gets nothing done in the neighborhood, which is why she cannot believe James would back such a loser. Andre Braugher as James Evans Sr., Viola Davis as Florida Evans, Tiffany Haddish as Willona Woods, Jay Pharoah as James "J.J." Evans Jr., Corinne Foxx as Thelma Evans, Asante Blackk as Michael Evans, John Amos as Fred Davis, Jharrel Jerome as Jimmy Pierson, and Anthony Anderson & Patti LaBelle sang the classic theme song. More details on the Netflix animated comedy is to come!


The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Will Smith released two first-look photos at the upcoming The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special from Westbrook Media, that taped Sept. 10 on the 30th anniversary of the iconic series. Smith was joined by series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro as well as recurring co-star DJ Jazzy Jeff for a family reunion on set in the Banks' home in this this one-time special.

Will Smith and Janet Hubert

Surprising the rest of the cast, Smith revealed that he sat down with Janet Hubert on Wednesday, Sept. 9, who originated the role of Aunt Viv, for the first time in 27 years for an emotional reunion and a candid conversation. As previously announced, the special will be a funny and heartfelt night full of music, dancing, and more special surprise guests, in honor of the series that ran for six seasons and 148 episodes. Produced by Westbrook Media, the reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max around Thanksgiving. HBO Max is the exclusive SVOD home of the full original series library in the US, debuting on the platform when it launched in May. 

Monday, September 14, 2020

Disney+ Orders Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.; TBS Version of Wipeout Announces Hosts

Disney +

Disney+ announced that a new doctor is coming to the streaming service in 2021. Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. (working title), a re-imagining of the popular ABC series Doogie Howser, M.D., has been picked up to series and is scheduled to go into production later this year. Kourtney Kang (Fresh Off the Boat, How I Met Your Mother) is set to write and executive produce for 20th Television. Set in modern-day Hawaii, the 10-episode comedy follows Lahela "Doogie" Kameāloha, a mixed race 16-year-old girl, juggling a budding medical career and life as a teenager. Guiding Lahela (and also complicating things) is her family, including her spit-fire Irish mother who's also her supervisor at the hospital, and her Hawaiian "Local Boy" father struggling to accept that his daughter is no longer his little girl.

Running for four seasons on ABC from 1989 to 1993, Doogie Howser, M.D. starred Neil Patrick Harris as the now iconic doctor. The hit series catapulted Harris into television stardom and made the term "Doogie Howser" synonymous with kid geniuses. Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. is written and executive produced by Kourtney Kang and produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar will executive produce and Dayna and Jesse Bochco will produce the half-hour comedy series. 


John Cena, Nicole Byer and Camille Kostek

Multifaceted megastar John Cena (Fast & Furious 9, The Suicide Squad) and Emmy-nominated comedian and actress Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Girl Code) have signed on to host TBS' revival of the adrenalizing and outrageous physical competition series Wipeout. Cena and Byer will command the hysteria of the fan-favorite series by serving up commentary tailored to the all-around hilarity and thrill of the heart-pumping competition, with supermodel Camille Kostek (I Feel Pretty) complementing their presence by serving as the entrenched Host in the Field, covering the contestants' progress throughout each intense round.

The re-imagined series will feature new twists and elements that will push contestants' athleticism, approach, and determination to even greater extremes, all while delivering some wildly epic fails! Each game is three rounds with each round featuring a jaw-dropping, multi-stage obstacle course with numerous strategy and decision points designed to further challenge the stamina of the competitors and deliver even more hilarious and surprising wipeouts! And of course, the iconic staple of the show – the big balls! – are returning with a vengeance. The original series aired on ABC from 2008-2014 hosted by John Anderson, John Henson and Jill Wagner.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 14, 2020)

It's Sunday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of September 14-18, 2020, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVRs (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!


Monday, September 14
  • Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle (PEN15) - Watch Maya and Anna on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi will be on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) and Annie Murphy (Schitt's Creek) - The Kelly Clarkson Show has the most unpredictable moments, so check your local listings.
  • Denis Leary (The Job/Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll) - Denis talks about the realities of fire danger and how viewers can support first responders in their communities on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew talks about The Drew Barrymore Show on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba performs on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - NBC's Today catches up with Cynthia in the 9am hour.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - NBC's Today has Make Ahead Monday with Patti in the 9am hour.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, September 15
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - Catch John on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tisha Campbell (Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Trevor Jackson (grown-ish) and Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - The Kelly Clarkson Show has the most incredible connections, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People) - Billy will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Maureen McCormick (The Brady Bunch/The Brady Brides) - Maureen talks about HGTV's A Very Brady Renovation on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Wednesday, September 16
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She joins Rachael Ray for a pasta cook-a-long from the set of her new talk show, so check your local listings.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - John will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kiersey Clemons (Angie Tribeca/Transparent) - Kiersey appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer is a guest The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (Indebted/Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny/Princesses) - Fran appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Sherri/Less Than Perfect), Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) and Jillian Bell (Bless the Harts/Workaholics/Idiotsitter) - The Kelly Clarkson Show has the most unforgettable moments, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane stops by The Drew Barrymore Show to discuss her new book, What Can I Do?: My Path From Climate Despair to Action, and shares actions everyone can take to create positive change, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Burning Love) - NBC's Today catches up with Michael on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. opens ups about his on-stage collapse that led to his COVID-19 diagnosis on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba talks about Rumor Has It on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max talks about Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite! on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Thursday, September 17
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Catch Rainn on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Huebel (Medical Police/Transparent/Burning Love) - Rob will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (Difficult People/The Big C) - Gabourey chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eva Marcille (Born Again Virgin) - Eva appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jessie T. Usher (Survivor's Remorse) - Jessie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Anna Kendrick (Love Life), Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - The Kelly Clarkson Show has Too Much Good Stuff, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Friday, September 18
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Dan appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Cleese (Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central)) - John will be on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Glenn Howerton (A.P. Bio/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/The Mindy Project/That '80s Show) - Glenn is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen will be on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany appears on repeats of The Wendy Williams Show and The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) and Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - The Kelly Clarkson Show has the most uplifting moments featuring Tracee and Olivia, so check your local listings.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (Difficult People/The Big C) and Kiersey Clemons (Angie Tribeca/Transparent) - Gabourey and Kiersey talk about Antebellum on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jason Schwartzman (Bored to Death) - Jason talks about Fargo on Access Daily, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, September 13

Family Guy - "Rich Old Stewie" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Peter's nonstop sweating becomes a liability at his company, so his boss tells him to work from home; Stewie and Chris cause thousands of dollars in damage to an electronics store.


Monday, September 14

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Commercial" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Calvin decides to film a local TV commercial for his business, he enlists Dave, Tina and Marty to help, but it doesn’t take long for creative differences to arise. Also, Malcolm considers making a grand gesture when his girlfriend, Sofia (Edy Ganem), is offered her dream job abroad.

Young Sheldon - "Hobbitses, Physicses and a Ball With Zip" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon is forced to take a break from science when his new obsession with “The Lord of the Rings” leads to an unhealthy habit. Also, Missy asks George Sr. to teach her how to play catch.


Tuesday, September 15

Modern Family - "Finale Part 1" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In part 1 of the series finale, Mitchell and Cam settle in on their new normal, and Phil and Claire decide that one of the kids needs to move out in order to take control of the house again. Meanwhile, as Gloria becomes more successful at work, she notices Jay, Manny and Joe don’t seem to need her as much.

Modern Family - "Finale Part 2" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In part 2 of the series finale, the entire family discovers saying goodbye is much harder than it seems.

The Conners - "The Icewoman Cometh" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bev is back from Arizona and has come to the realization that she’d like to use her finances to spread happiness. She has decided to fund Mark’s tuition to a prestigious coding camp, while Darlene tries to convince her to give the money to Harris instead. Dan realizes how much he misses Louise, and Becky persuades him to visit her on tour.

Dead Pixels - "Patricide" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Nicky's father tries to bond with him by playing Kingdom Scrolls, but things get complicated when Nicky gets a taste for killing his father.

Dead Pixels - "Big Nose" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Megan starts live streaming from Kingdom Scrolls, but her flatmate Alison is concerned she won't be able to make a living from it.


Wednesday, September 16

The Goldbergs - "Pretty in Pink" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Adam and Brea decide to go to prom together, but when Adam worries he won’t be Prom King, Beverly’s actions jeopardize the event. Meanwhile, Barry teaches Erica how to be compassionate and caring when Geoff’s dad is in the hospital.

The Conners - "Bridge Over Troubled Conners" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene and Ben go apartment hunting as they take on the next step in building their life together. Jackie and Becky take Beverly Rose on a road trip to Mexico to meet her father for the first time while Dan reluctantly shares his financial troubles with Louise as he struggles with the pending foreclosure of the house.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Women of Today" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jazmine is pressured to have sex before she is ready.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Parenting 101" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lisa and Malik disagree about relationship roles.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "For the Family" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Sandra has a less than favorable reaction to her new circumstances.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "The Cleanup" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Leah tries to convince Jeremy to reach out to Mr. Brown for help.

In The Cut - "Rock Le Cradle" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kenny's famous favorite aunt visits with her new boyfriend; meanwhile, Wade lists his apartment on a vacation rental property site.


Thursday, September 17

none scheduled


Friday, September 18

none scheduled


Saturday, September 19

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan - "Special Delivery" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a deliveryman arrives with a package from Dylan's mom, babysitter Rebecca and Dylan fight over the rule about not opening the door.


Sunday, September 20

Last Man Standing - "Girls Rock" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Vanessa each try to influence Jen's career path; Kristin uses her pregnancy to her advantage with Outdoor Man customers.

Duncanville - "Judge Annie" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When their local swimming pool is overcrowded due to a heat wave, Annie and Jack share their old swimming spot with the kids; Annie gets her own public access court show.

The Simpsons - "The Fat Blue Line" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the San Castellanta street festival, much of the town finds their wallets have been pickpocketed; after the state investigator puts the wrong man in jail, Chief Wiggum sets out to catch the real criminal and show he's still up for police work.

Bless the Harts - "Can't Get There From Here" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When money gets tight, Jenny takes on an undesirable second job to help fund Violet's art school tuition; Wayne comes up with an entirely different plan to make money.

Bob's Burgers - "Just the Trip" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family takes an unexpected road trip with Nat the limo driver.

Family Guy - "Coma Guy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With a newfound love for rocking out to Van Halen, Peter has a car accident and falls into a coma.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, November 25

The Goldbergs - "Eracism" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam sets out to create a movie that will tackle racism but realizes he is out of his depth on the subject due to his sheltered upbringing. Meanwhile, Geoff is determined to teach Erica and Barry to become better people.

American Housewife - "Homeschool Sweet Homeschool" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With Anna-Kat and Franklin (Evan O’Toole) home with mono, Katie seizes the opportunity to use them as the backdrop for her mommy vlog. And when Taylor’s first college paper comes back with an A, Greg questions her TA’s intentions. Meanwhile, Cooper (Logan Pepper) helps Oliver renovate the basement.

The Conners - "Friends in High Places and Horse Surgery" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene begins to develop a friendship with a manager at Wellman Plastics, which lands her in an awkward situation between the boss and her sister, Becky. Meanwhile, Louise’s brother, Neville, tries to win over Jackie by making a thoughtful gesture, creating uncomfortable tension.

black-ish - "Babes in Boyland" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre and Bow find out that Diane has a secret social media account and realize that she’s not their little girl anymore. After reprimanding her but allowing Jack more flexibility, Diane calls them out for the double standard in how they are parenting. Meanwhile, Junior and Ruby come clean to their respective romantic partners about white lies they’ve told since the beginning of their relationships.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Out of Character" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
House of Payne is the hilarious comedy about Retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his lovely wife Ella. Together the loving couple navigate the problems of life with their quirky modern day family.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Add More Color" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mr. Brown gives Sandra advice on how to get what she wants and her outfit for school.

Family Time - "Thanks for the Ticket" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Thanksgiving is approaching, and family members come bearing more than just luggage.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 23)

Wednesday, November 25

  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Watch Melissa on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She will also be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • The original cast of Saved by the Bell - The original cast of Saved by the Bell are guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Haskiri Velazquez talk about Peacock's Saved by the Bell in the 9am hour.
  • Rob Corddry - Rob will be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tisha Campbell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Ben appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/In-Laws/High Society/Designing Women) - Jean will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Jill co-pilots a special Thanksgiving-themed Drew's News on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace talks about Hallmark Channel's If I Only Had Christmas on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • John O'Hurley (Seinfeld/The Mullets) - John talks about NBC's The National Dog Show on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Judy Greer (Kidding/Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided/Love & Money) - Judy talks about Uncle Frank on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Goldie and Kurt talk about Netflix's The Christmas Chronicles 2 on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - NBC's Today has Thanks + Giving with Marlo in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September/October/November)

Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season Mom - The Complete Seventh Season The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

08/04 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Eighth Season
08/04 - The Neighborhood - Season One
08/11 - Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens - Season 1
08/11 - Final Space - The First and Second Seasons (Blu-ray)
09/01 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Season 14
09/01 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete Second Season
09/01 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
09/15 - Mom - The Complete Seventh Season
09/15 - South Side - Season 1
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Second Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Third Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Fourth Season
09/22 - Man with a Plan - Season Three
09/29 - The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
10/13 - The Jetsons - The Complete Series (Diamond Collection)
10/13 - Our Cartoon President - Season Two
10/23 - Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em - The Complete Collection
10/27 - The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
10/27 - Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
11/10 - Letterkenny - Seasons 5 & 6
11/10 - The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/10 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Collection

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