Friday, November 27, 2020

Young Sheldon Starts on Nick at Nite on Monday; Pluto TV Adds 6 More Classic TV Channels

Young Sheldon

As we mentioned a few months back, Nick at Nite has acquired the rights to Young Sheldon. The comedy series will begin airing this Monday (Nov. 30). The first night it will air from 9pm-12am, before settling into the every night from 9pm-10:30pm slot leading into a night of Friends from 10:30pm-5am. Mom will air from 5am-6am and Nick at Nite concludes with a half-hour of Full House at 6am. Young Sheldon will also have a marathon on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9pm-5:30am.

In the single camera, half-hour comedy Young Sheldon, viewers get the chance to meet the iconic, eccentric and extraordinary Sheldon Cooper in childhood in East Texas, as the young once-in-a-generation mind (series star Iain Armitage) embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become in The Big Bang Theory. In addition to Armitage, Young Sheldon stars Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, and Raegan Revord, with Annie Potts (Ghostbusters) and Jim Parsons, who narrates as the voice of Sheldon. Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television.


Pluto TV

Pluto TV once again added more 24/7 free channels to its lineup. As of November 24, Pluto TV added six more channels to its platform, adding over 60 seasons of classic TV series. Here are the throwback shows you'll find on Pluto TV as of earlier this week:

Garry Marshall
Ayyyy! Flashback to simpler (and funnier) times with the 24/7 channel that brings you three classic sitcoms created by the legendary Garry Marshall. Titles on this channel will include: Happy Days (11 seasons), Laverne & Shirley (8 seasons), and Mork & Mindy (4 seasons).

Wings
Welcome to Nantucket and thank you for choosing Sandpiper Air. Watch Tim Daly, Steven Weber, Crystal Bernard, Thomas Haden Church, and Tony Shaloub in the hit sitcom from the creators of Cheers, 24 hours a day (8 seasons).

Family Ties
The Emmy-winning sitcom that defined the '80s and made Michael J. Fox a superstar is now streaming on Pluto TV all day, every day. Also starring Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Justine Bateman, and Tina Yothers (7 seasons).

The Love Boat
Come aboard, we're expecting you. The crew of the S.S. Pacific Princess is here for you and their all-star passengers 24 hours a day on the one channel that brings you the iconic TV classic (9 seasons).

The Beverly Hillbillies
Y'all come back now to the original fish-out-of-water sitcom, The Beverly Hillbillies! Watch Jed, Granny, Jethro, and Elly May in the classic comedy, now available any time of day on their own channel (9 seasons).

Mission: Impossible
Your mission, if you choose to accept it: watch a channel dedicated to the original '60s spy thriller series starring Peter Graves, Martin Landau, and Leonard Nimoy. And it won’t self-destruct in five seconds (7 seasons).

Thursday, November 26, 2020

2020 Thanksgiving TV Marathons on TV This Holiday Weekend

Friends

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! We thank you for visiting us on this special day and every other day, all-year. We also are very thankful that you all will continue to visit every single day and making this blog a continued huge success. We get thousands of visitors every day (even on weekends). So, we thank you for the growth each year! It is simply amazing and I can't believe it has been over 15 years now of posting on this blog every single day no matter what! No days off!

Before we let you all go back to your families (or special friends), we want to let you know the marathons on TV you and your family might want to watch during the day and after Thanksgiving dinner. We love TV marathons and you all come here on each holiday to see what marathons are airing, so as always we will do that today, too, of course!

We have told you about some of the sitcom related marathons already in our regular news stories. Our pick of the weekend is the The Partridge Family Every Episode marathon that began yesterday at 8pm ET and lasting through Friday at 10pm on Antenna TV! Enjoy every single episode! COZI TV has an "Unexpected Guests" Marathon with guest stars on their series! TV One has a Sanford & Son marathon all-day from 6am-3am, then Bernie Mac on Friday from 6am-3am! ASPIRE will have a My Wife & Kidss marathon from 2pm-1am. TBS will once again present a Friends marathon today, Thanksgiving Day, from 1pm-6pm with all of the series' Thanksgiving episodes. And want more Friends? Many of your local affiliates across the country like WPIX and KLTA will also air marathons of the Thanksgiving episodes. Sundance TV has a Law & Order marathon on Friday starting at 4am then The Andy Griffith Show and Hogan's Heroes on Saturday from 6am-6pm.

TV Land has a marathon of M*A*S*H/The Andy Griffith Show beginning at 9am through 8pm. Logo has a Married...with Children marathon starting at 12pm through 3am today! FXX is presenting a marathon of The Simpsons in primetime starting at 6pm once again on Thanksgiving night. Comedy Central has a The Office marathon from 9am-8pm, followed by Schitt's Creek from 8pm-10:30pm. IFC has a Two and a Half Men marathon from 3pm-1am. UP has the Gilmore Girls marathon all holiday weekend long through Monday with every single episode. ION has a Chicago P.D. marathon today beginning at 9am through 1am. Other notables for Thanksgiving Thursday include National Lampoon marathon on AMC starting at 9am and CNBC has Shark Tank from 3pm-2am. We also have many many movies marathons on networks like TNT, BBC America, VH1, Freeform, E!, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel, Lifetime, USA Network and more.

View our Freeform 25 Days of Christmas schedule, because that is the place to be as always during the holiday season beginning December 1! Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

HBO Max Comedy Search Party Brings Out the Guest Stars; CW Seed Reunites CW 90210 Series

Search Party - Busy Philipps

Beloved comedy thriller Search Party returns to HBO Max for its fourth season in January 2021. In the new season, "Dory" (Alia Shawkat) is held prisoner by her psychotic stalker "Chip" (Cole Escola), who is determined to make Dory believe that they are best friends. Meanwhile, "Portia" (Meredith Hagner) is starring in a film about the trial, although not as herself; "Elliott" (John Early) has switched party lines to become a far-right conservative talk show host; and "Drew" (John Reynolds) is trying to escape his dark past by working as a costumed cast member in a theme park. As the friends begin to connect the dots that Dory might not be touring Europe as her faked social media posts suggest, they must decide whether or not to put their traumatic pasts behind them and once again become a search party – but this time, for Dory. Joining the show's stellar guest stars this season are Susan Sarandon, Busy Philipps, Ann Dowd, Griffin Dunne and Lillias White, as well as R.L. Stine in a cameo role. Susan Sarandon plays "Lylah," the unapologetically wealthy aunt to Chip, Dory's kidnapper. Busy Philipps plays "Donna DiMarco," a former teen star who is cast as Portia in a film portraying the murder of "Keith Powell" (Ron Livingston). Emmy winner and Golden Globe nominee Ann Dowd plays "Paula Jo," a nosy Christmas-obsessed townie who gets a little too close to Chip's house for his own comfort. Actor, director and producer Griffin Dunne plays "Richard Wreck," the CEO of a pastry company called Lil' Sticky's, which might offer a vital clue to finding Dory's whereabouts. Tony® winner Lillias White plays "Wilma," a world-famous talk show host who has an obsession with "Chantal" (Clare McNulty).


ET Presents... 9021OMG! The Cast Tells All

More than seven years after audiences said goodbye, the cast of 90210, The CW's spinoff of the iconic drama, is reuniting for an original news special ET Presents... 9021OMG! The Cast Tells All. The reunion show will be available to stream on CW Seed, The CW's streaming-only network, free and without subscription or log-in beginning today, Wednesday, November 25.

Hosted by ET correspondent Matt Cohen, who has also guest starred on 90210, ET Presents... 9021OMG! The Cast Tells All features new cast interviews from Annalynne McCord, Michael Steger, Shenae Grimes, Matt Lanter, Tristan "Mack" Wilds, Trevor Donovan, Jessica Stroup and Jessica Lowndes who dish about the on-set drama, guest stars, "that" ending and more from television's most famous zip code. The first season of 90210 premiered September 2, 2008 to record ratings, becoming the highest rated premiere on The CW in viewers and in Adults 18-49 at the time. All five seasons of the series are currently available to stream on CW Seed for free and without subscription or login.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Catch Last Season's Holiday Sitcom The Moodys Before Season 2; Tiffani Thiessen Hosting Deliciousness, Spin-off of Ridiculousness

The Moodys

This holiday season, Fox Entertainment and its free ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) streaming platform, Tubi, will jointly encore Fox's critically acclaimed comedy, The Moodys, starring and executive-produced by Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominees Denis Leary (Rescue Me) and Elizabeth Perkins (Sharp Objects). Beginning this Wednesday, Nov. 25, Tubi will stream all six episodes of The Moodys' freshman season, while Fox will air the sitcom's first two episodes on Sunday, Dec. 20, from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. The Moodys marks Fox's first scripted series to be made available on Tubi. The platform currently streams the network's hit unscripted programs The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice, Lego Masters, Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back, Beat Shazam and Ultimate Tag.

Recently renewed for a second season to premiere this coming spring, The Moodys follows a tight knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family through their misadventures. The family includes SEAN SR. (Leary), his wife, ANN (Perkins), and their three grown children - DAN (Francois Arnaud, Midnight, Texas), the youngest of the siblings and the "creative one"; BRIDGET (Chelsea Frei, Sideswiped), the middle sister and the "overachiever"; and SEAN JR. (Jay Baruchel, Man Seeking Woman, How to Train Your Dragon franchise), the oldest sibling and "screw-up," still living at home with his parents. The Moodys also features María Gabriela de Faría (Deadly Class), Josh Segarra (Orange Is the New Black), Kevin Bigley (Here and Now) and Gerry Dee (Mr. D.).


Deliciousness - Tiffani Thiessen

MTV announced a new spin-off of Ridiculousness, with an all-new food themed, Deliciousness hosted by cookbook author of 'Pull Up a Chair' and host of Dinner at Tiffani's Tiffani Thiessen (Netflix's Alexa & Katie, Beverly Hills 90210, Saved by the Bell). Joining her on the couch will be a dais of panelists including Angela Kinsey (The Office), Kel Mitchell (All That, Kenan & Kel) and Tim Chantarangsu (Basic to Bougie). The brand new series will kick off with a one week holiday-themed special event from December 14 to December 18 at 7PM ET/PT. From food blunders to restaurant fails to kids in the kitchen and more, Deliciousness celebrates our greatest indulgences - food and drink. Helping to satisfy the foodie in all of us, each episode will showcase the internet's most viral and entertaining videos.

Get a double dose of holiday cheer when Ridiculousness returns with 10 all-new holiday themed episodes beginning at 6PM ET/PT leading into Deliciousness at 7PM ET/PT. Hosted by Rob Dyrdek, Ridiculousness is an internet video clip show with celebrity guests and co-hosts Sterling "Steelo" Brim and Chanel West Coast. Want a pizza the action? Follow Ridiculousness on social media for all your Deliciousness cravings and join the conversation by using #Deliciousness online: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube.

Monday, November 23, 2020

ABC Announces Midseason 2021 Scripted Premieres; NBC Announces January and February 2021 Schedule

Call Your Mother - Kyra Sedgwick

ABC announced early 2021 premiere dates for new and returning scripted series, including the debut of the empty-nester multi-camera comedy series Call Your Mother, from creator Kari Lizer (The New Adventures of Old Christine). The new year will kick off with an all-new season of The Rookie on Sunday, Jan 3 at 10pm. The network's Wednesday night comedy block will see the addition of the new series Call Your Mother as black-ish returns to Tuesday nights. Starring Kyra Sedgwick in her multi-camera comedy debut, the series is set to premiere Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 9:30pm, alongside midseason returns of The Goldbergs, American Housewife and fellow multi-camera sitcom The Conners. On Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 9pm, black-ish returns, followed by the sophomore season premiere of mixed-ish and the mid-season continuation of the David E. Kelley drama Big Sky at 10pm. The Good Doctor returns from a holiday break on Monday, Jan. 11 at 10pm, followed by For Life on Wednesday, Jan. 20 10pm, and the continuation of Thursday staples Station 19, Grey's Anatomy and A Million Little Things on Thursday, March 4. Alternative series premiere dates were previously announced. Additional midseason premiere dates will be shared at a later time including new drama Rebel starring Katey Sagal and game show return of $100,000 Pyramid.


Mr. Mayor

NBC is starting the new year on a high note with the launch of the new Robert Carlock and Tina Fey-created and produced comedy Mr. Mayor, the time period premiere of new Canadian medical series Nurses and the season two return of critically acclaimed Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. Starting Jan. 4, Mondays will be a night of fun and games in January and February with the season premieres of hit game shows Ellen's Game of Games (8-10pm) and The Wall at 10pm (moves to 9pm on Jan. 11). A week later on Jan. 11, Weakest Link and host Jane Lynch join the party for its midseason premiere at 10pm. The Voice and Manifest will likely return in March. Tuesdays starting Jan. 5 will mark the celebrated season two return of Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist at 8pm for 6 weeks, starring Jane Levy as a whip-smart computer programmer who hears the innermost thoughts of people around her through songs. The series will kick off the night and lead into This Is Us at 9pm. Tuesdays will conclude with Nurses, the network's new Canadian medical drama acquisition will run thru end of February. New Amsterdam is likely returning in early March.

Wednesdays continue with Windy City favorites Chicago Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., all season long. Mr. Mayor, starring Ted Danson and Holly Hunter, will premiere on Thursday, Jan. 7 with two episodes at 8 and 8:30 p.m. ET/PT before moving to its regular 8 p.m. timeslot on Jan. 14 with Superstore shifting to 8:30 p.m. From Emmy Award winners Robert Carlock and Tina Fey, Mr. Mayor follows a retired businessman (Danson) who runs for mayor of Los Angeles to prove he's "still got it." Once he wins, he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his biggest critic (Hunter) and connect with his teenage daughter, all while trying to get anything right for America's second weirdest city. Both comedies are set to run through mid-March, as other comedies March will likely premiere in mid-March (options of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Young Rock and Kenan). At 9pm will be Law & Order: SVU for the rest of the season. Dateline NBC will hold the 10pm slot through mid-March until likely Law & Order: Organized Crime premieres. The eighth season of The Blacklist will resume Jan. 22 at 8pm and run all season long, followed by two-hour Dateline NBC episodes. Saturdays will be encore performances of Ellen's Game of Games, followed by Dateline Saturday Mystery and SNL Vintage. And finally on Sundays after NFL ends, January and February will see repeats (of series such as Weakest Link, The Wall, and SVU) until after the Golden Globes on Feb. 28. Sunday line-up beginning in March will be announced at a later date.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 23, 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 November 23-27, 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, November 23
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Watch Ben on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance appears on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Goldie and Kurt Russell will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ryan Michelle Bathe (Retired at 35) - Ryan guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa discusses how she is inspiring a new generation of female leaders, the latest book of her children's series and her podcast on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Annaleigh Ashford (B Positive) - Annaleigh stops by to chat about her popular Wednesdays with wigs videos on Instagram, raising her 4-year-old son Jack and more on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany talks about quarantining with Common but why she hasn't moved in with him yet, her Thanksgiving plans, and how she plans to help others to fight hunger around the holidays on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - NBC's Today has Thanks + Giving with Marlo and St. John Hospital sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about The Christmas Chronicles 2 on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rochelle Aytes (Work It) - Rochelle talks about A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, November 24
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Catch Goldie and Kurt Russell on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam DeVine (The Righteous Gemstones/Modern Family/Workaholics) - Adam appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • The cast of The Unicorn - The cast of The Unicorn are guests on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Paul Scheer (Black Monday/Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Fresh Off the Boat/The League) - Paul will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads - Vanessa talks about Lifetime's Once Upon a Main Street on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • John O'Hurley (Seinfeld/The Mullets) - John talks about NBC's The National Dog Show on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Mario Lopez and the new cast of Saved by the Bell) - Elizabeth, Mario and the new cast of Peacock's Saved by the Bell are guests on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (No Good Nick/Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about her new Christmas movie Dear Christmas on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo has Thanks + Giving: St. Jude Helping Two Stepsisters in Their Cancer Journey with Marlo in the 9am hour.
  • John Michael Higgins (Saved by the Bell/Great News/Happily Divorced/Kath & Kim) - John talks about Peacock's Saved by the Bell in the 10am hour.
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.
Thursday, November 26
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Catch Alison on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Brenda Song (Dollface/Dads/The Suite Life on Deck/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) and Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - Brenda and Esther are guests on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Sam appears on a repeat of Conan Without Borders: Ghana at 11pm on TBS.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti is a guest on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Jason George (Eve/Off Centre) - Jason chats at the kitchen table on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (American Housewife/Love, Inc./Like Family/For Your Love/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper) - Holly talks about The Christmas Doctor on ABC's GMA3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/The Bad Girl's Guide/Jenny) - Jenny is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tommy Davidson (Between Brothers) - Tommy appears on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Goldie and Kurt Russell are guests on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - NBC's Today has Thanks + Giving: Meet 3 Patients Celebrating Off Chemo with Marlo sometime between 7-9am.
Friday, November 27
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde/Oliver Beene) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Dan is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (B Positive/Silicon Valley) - Thomas is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Hugh Laurie (Avenue 5/Veep) - Hugh is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Josh Gad (Avenue 5/Central Park/The Comedians/1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel talks about Card Sharks on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kiersey Clemons (Angie Tribeca) - Kiersey is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tisha and Tichina talk about hosting the Soul Train Awards on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - NBC's Today has Thanks + Giving with Marlo sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia opens up about her biggest struggle as a parent during the pandemic, why she gave up bread and booze, and how to start a new beginning at any age on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, November 22

The Simpsons - "Three Dreams Denied" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart becomes a voice-over actor; Comic Book Guy is humiliated at Comic-Con; Lisa is set up for a fall.

Bless the Harts - "Mega Lo Memories: Part Deux" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Betty, Jenny and Brenda reminisce over a past Black Friday memory while waiting in a Black Friday line; Wayne shares the memory of his hero's journey to deliver dairy products after a malfunction on his delivery truck.

Bob's Burgers - "Diarrhea of a Poopy Kid" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Gene can't eat Thanksgiving dinner because of a stomach flu, the family tries to cheer him up.

Family Guy - "Wild Wild West" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lois and Peter are divided by differing views on who the next mayor of Quahog should be; upset at Lois' first choice, Peter seeks out the late Mayor Adam West's cousin, Wild Wild West.


Monday, November 23

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Election" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dave faces off against incumbent Isaiah Evans (guest star Wayne Brady) in a debate for a city council seat, and the race comes to a dramatic conclusion.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Paris Is for Lovers, Not Mothers" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Kemi leans on Abishola after an argument with Chukwuemeka, disrupting her and Bob’s engagement celebration. Also, Dottie gives Douglas a new job at MaxDot.


Tuesday, November 24

none scheduled


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.


Thursday, November 26

Young Sheldon - "Pasadena" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon visits CalTech for the very first time. Also, Georgie is furious when Mary listens in on a phone call with his girlfriend, and Meemaw tries to cheer up a jealous Missy.

B Positive - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Drew, a recently divorced father, discovers he needs a kidney and finds his donor in the last person he ever would’ve imagined.

Young Sheldon - "A Parasol and a Hell of an Arm" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A church carnival leads Missy to try out for the baseball team. Also, Meemaw struggles after her breakup with Dr. Sturgis.

B Positive - "Die Alysis" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Drew’s condition worsens, he needs to make sure Gina is still serious about donating her kidney and winds up making her an offer she can’t refuse.


Friday, November 27

none scheduled


Saturday, November 28

Danger Force - "The Thousands Pranks War: Part II" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The prank war rages on with Danger Force's best pranker now on team Rivalton.

Side Hustle - "Trashy Jobs" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lex is excited when her cousin Ruby comes to visit, but Ruby is more interested in spending time with Fisher; the kids are given a suspicious job at the dump.


Sunday, November 29

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Movement" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Butlers and Johnsons unite when a member of their community is the victim of racial injustice.

The Simpsons - "Todd, Todd, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Todd blames God for the death of his mother and rejects his faith, Ned sends him to live with the Simpsons in an attempt to scare him back into God's arms.

Bob's Burgers - "Dream a Little Bob of Bob" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

The Simpsons - "The Road to Cincinnati" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Odd couple Skinner and Chalmers embark on an 800-mile car ride to Cincinnati to attend an administrator's convention.

Bob's Burgers - "The Terminator II: Terminals of Endearment" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Linda's parents have a layover at an airport nearby, Bob and Linda attempt to turn it into their annual visit.

Family Guy - "Peter & Lois' Wedding" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Wi-Fi goes out in the Griffin house, leaving the family with nothing to do for the evening; Peter and Lois decide to tell the kids the story of how they met and fell in love in the '90s.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

SitcomsOnline Digest: NBC Sets Premiere Date for Mr. Mayor; New Version of Name That Tune in the Works at Fox

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! It's Thanksgiving week, and we're hearing more about the debut of Mr. Mayor, a new game show hosted by Jane Krakowski, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • Mr. Mayor, the sitcom starring Ted Danson from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, has a debut date set for NBC. (Variety)
  • Conan O'Brien is set to leave TBS and move to HBO Max, where he'll be down to a weekly show, leaving us to wonder what the future of daily late night cable talk is (or isn't). (Deadline)
  • Name That Tune is making a return to primetime on Fox, with Jane Krakowski hosting. (Variety)
  • Sitcom writer-producer Chuck Hauck has died at age 79. (Deadline)
  • We aren't sure how this will work, but an UNO game show is in the works. (Variety)
  • There is now a Carol Burnett channel available on Roku. (SitcomsOnline

WEEKLY PLANNER (NOVEMBER 21 - NOVEMBER 27)

 

  • It looks like A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will air on traditional TV after all, as PBS will be airing it tomorrow night.
  • Decades has a Barnaby Jones marathon this weekend.
  • Thanksgiving isn't complete without the WKRP in Cincinnati episode "Turkey's Away," MeTV has that for you on Sunday at 7:30, along with other Thanksgiving episodes of other series.
  • The long-awaited Saved by the Bell reboot debuts Thursday on Peacock.
  • Antenna TV has a Partridge Family marathon featuring every episode that begins on Wednesday at 8.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Fri-Yay: Thoughts on Fresh Prince Reunion on HBO Max; Nick at Nite Renews Friends in Multi-Year Deal

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!

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

by Vincent

This past week, HBO Max released a Fresh Prince reunion special. It's a really great watch for anyone who's a fan of the series, as it reunites nearly all of the cast (who could be reunited - unfortunately James Avery passed away in 2013). It revisits some of the cast's best moments and features some candid talk between the stars of the series. Still, one of the more interesting aspects of the reunion was the meeting of the show's two "Aunt Vivs," and the reconciliation of Will Smith and original Aunt Viv Janet Hubert.

For years, conventional wisdom was that Janet had been fired due to a feud with Smith. However, the reunion revealed that wasn't exactly the case. Hubert cites personal reasons as well as a pay disagreement with the producers as the reason her role was recast. Smith did admit that he also contributed to a difficult environment on set because he wasn't "perceptive" about what she was going through at home. Hubert talked very openly about the conflict and even met with her "replacement," Daphne Reid. It seems the "drama" between Smith and Hubert is firmly in the past. Still, even putting aside the feud, it was a lot of fun watching the cast talk candidly and openly about their time on Fresh Prince, and I highly recommend even casual fans of the show check it out.


Friends

Nickelodeon announced the renewal of the Emmy(R) Award-winning series Friends, from Warner Bros. Television, for its nighttime programming block Nick at Nite. The agreement was part of a multi-year, multi-series deal that included several renewals of top-rated syndicated series from Warner Bros. Television that air across ViacomCBS' portfolio of cable networks. Also included in the deal were the off-network cable premiere rights to Young Sheldon, scheduled to begin on Nick at Nite on Monday, Nov. 30. Year to date, Nick at Nite ranks as cable's top network with Women 18-49 and is also currently delivering its highest share of Adults 18-49 since 2017. The highly successful NAN programming block of family comedies where Friends and Young Sheldon will air, also includes popular Warner Bros Television series such as Mom and Full House.

Beginning Monday, Nov. 23, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT), fans can celebrate Thanksgiving with their favorite friends as Nick at Nite presents "Super-Stuffed Friends-Giving," featuring a lineup of classic Friends episodes with beloved funny moments from the series airing throughout the week, and a marathon of Thanksgiving-themed episodes on Thursday. Friends, which debuted in 1994, follows the lives and loves of a close-knit group of friends while they navigate their way through their twenties living in New York City: siblings Ross (David Schwimmer) and Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), along with friends Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry), Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow), Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc) and Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston).

Thursday, November 19, 2020

PBS to Air A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and Christmas; Cybill Shepherd Gets Showtime Comedy Pilot

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving - A Charlie Brown Christmas

Apple and PBS have teamed up for special broadcast airings of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas. The Peanuts specials will stream on Apple TV+, in addition to airing ad-free on PBS and PBS KIDS on November 22, 2020 and December 13, 2020 respectively. Peanuts fans will have even more ways to watch Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang on their holiday adventures as Apple and PBS team up for special ad-free broadcasts of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas. To complement their release on Apple TV+ this holiday season, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will also air on PBS and PBS KIDS on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. local time / 6:30 p.m. CT (check local listings) and A Charlie Brown Christmas will air on PBS and PBS KIDS on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. local time / 6:30 p.m. CT (check local listings). The classic holiday Peanuts specials will also stream ad-free and in HD on Apple TV+. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is streaming now on Apple TV+ as of November 18, and the special will be available for free from November 25 through November 27. The Peanuts gang will also deck the halls with the premiere of A Charlie Brown Christmas, streaming on Apple TV+ on December 4. The holiday special will be available to enjoy for free from December 11 through December 13.


Cybill Shepherd

Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Cybill Shepherd (Cybill, Moonlighting) has signed on to star in the half-hour comedy pilot I Love This For You (fka Big Deal), starring and executive produced by Emmy nominee Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live). Shepherd will play Patricia Kunken, the icy, enigmatic founder and CEO of a popular home shopping network. She joins the previously announced Molly Shannon (The Other Two). Shepherd won two Golden Globes and was nominated for an Emmy Award for playing Maddie Hayes on the groundbreaking dramedy Moonlighting. Her self-titled sitcom Cybill earned her another Golden Globe along with one other nomination and three more Emmy nominations. She also had a memorable recurring role on the original Showtime series The L Word(R). Her numerous film credits include The Last Picture Show (for which she received her first Golden Globe nomination), The Heartbreak Kid and Taxi Driver. Recent credits include the starring role in the indie film Being Rose and Love is Love is Love, directed by Eleanor Coppola.

Produced by Showtime, I Love This For You is a grounded comedy in which Bayer plays a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a successful home shopping channel host. Bayer co-created I Love This For You with Emmy nominee Jeremy Beiler (Saturday Night Live, Inside Amy Schumer), who will also executive produce. Emmy winner Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Schumer, Black Monday, Big Mouth) will serve as showrunner and executive produce along with Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, Wet Hot American Summer, The Lovebirds), who will direct, as well as Annapurna's Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle and Jordana Mollick of Semi-Formal.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Hulu Orders Second Season of Woke; HBO Max Gets Conan Variety Series, While Conan Ends on TBS in June 2021

Woke

Hulu has renewed live-action/animated hybrid original comedy series Woke, inspired by the life of award-winning artist Keith Knight, for a second season (8 episodes). The first season debuted on Hulu, Wednesday, September 9 and is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Starring Lamorne Morris, Woke takes an absurdist look at identity and culture through the lens of Keef - a Black cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success, when an unexpected incident changes everything. With a newfound consciousness, Keef must navigate the new voices and ideas challenging him, all without setting aflame to everything he's already built. The comedy is a co-production between Sony Pictures Television and ABC Signature. The series stars Lamorne Morris, T. Murph and Blake Anderson. Sasheer Zamata and Rose McIver guest star.


Conan O'Brien

After an extraordinary 28 years as a late night television host including a ten-year, critically-acclaimed run on TBS, Conan O'Brien will extend his relationship with WarnerMedia with a brand new, weekly variety series on HBO Max. As one of the most prolific late-night hosts, O'Brien will conclude TBS' award-winning nightly talk show Conan at the end of its tenth season in June 2021. His signature travel specials, Conan Without Borders, will continue.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

COZI TV Thanksgiving and Christmas Marathons; Stream 65 Full Episodes of The Carol Burnett Show Unedited

COZI TV Unexpcted Guests Thanksgiving Weekend Marathon

Guess who is coming to COZI TV for the holidays? Starting on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, viewers can welcome some Unexpected Guests on their favorite COZI shows like The Office, Charlie's Angels, Murder She Wrote and Starksy & Hutch. Followed by A Very Cozi Christmas, a month-long of Friday night holiday movie premieres to help viewers celebrate the holiday season, and on Mondays in December, holiday themed episodes of Frasier, Roseanne, Little House on the Prairie and The Nanny.

The national multicast network's third annual Unexpected Guests marathon will include special guest star appearances by Ricky Gervais, Tim Meadows, Idris Elba, Will Farrell and Jim Carey in The Office. Bette Midler, Ray Romano and Elizabeth Taylor can be seen guest starring on The Nanny. Also appearing will be Matthew Perry in Highway to Heaven, John Travolta in Emergency!, Michael Keaton and Rita Wilson in Frasier and George Clooney, Tobey Maguire and Sharon Stone in Roseanne.

The network's A Very COZI Christmas will be airing the following holiday movies:
Friday, November 27 at 8 P.M.: Christmas in Vermont (COZI premiere)
Friday, December 4 at 8 P.M.: A Different Kind of Christmas (COZI premiere)
Friday, December 11 at 8 P.M.: Christmas for a Dollar (COZI premiere)
Friday, December 11 at 10 P.M.: A Horse Tale (COZI premiere)
Friday, December 18 at 8 P.M.: 12 Days of Christmas Eve (COZI premiere)
Friday, December 18 at 10pm.: Nothing Like the Holidays (COZI premiere)
Thursday, December 24 at 8 P.M.: Little House on the Prairie: Bless All the Dear Children

COZI TV viewers can also tune-in on HuluLive, YouTubeTV, fubotv and DISH Network (channel 253).


The Carol Burnett Show

There are few TV variety shows from the past that have stood the test of time. Most have been lost to the ages, but one – by virtue of its timeless comedy, iconic cast, stellar guest stars and classic music – stands atop them all as one of the landmark programs from the Golden Age of TV: The Carol Burnett Show. Time Life has listened to fan feedback and this October in concert with Proven Entertainment proudly releases true treasures from the vault with 65 full episodes (with music included!) of the beloved, Emmy Award-wining series to streaming platforms for the very first time.

On September 11, 1967, Burnett and her madcap cast took to the airwaves on CBS for a new variety series that combined sketch comedy, singing and dancing. Little did they know The Carol Burnett Show would become an Emmy Award–winning program and survive the changing tastes of TV audiences to last eleven seasons. During its run, the show was the recipient of 25 Emmy Awards and eight Golden Globes, making it one of the most honored shows in television history. TIME Magazine named The Carol Burnett Show one of the "100 Best Television Shows of all Time" and Carol Burnett has been honored with more People's Choice Awards than any other actress. Now, The Best Of The Carol Burnett Show will be available to stream for fans of both the series and classic television who can tune in and rediscover what made the program tick and stick around as one of the best hours in all of TV history.

Through these 65 episodes, consumers will see the very first steps of a TV icon, the magic of Carol's cast coming together, and an incredible array of guest stars including Carol's hero, Lucille Ball, along withCarol Channing, Steve Lawrence, Bob Newhart, Don Rickles, Chita Rivera, Burt Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Jonathan Wintersand many, many more.Also included across these treasured episodes are all-time classic sketches such asMrs. Wiggins and Mr. Tudball, Carol and Sis, The Oldest Man, The Family, and The Dentist, spoofs likeAs the Stomach Turns and Went with the Wind, the unforgettable two-hour series finale and many more!

Monday, November 16, 2020

Antenna TV Holiday 2020 Stunts and Marathons; The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Premieres This Thursday!

All of The Partridge Family Marathon

This holiday season on Antenna TV, it's more festive fun! It all starts on Wednesday, November 25 at 8pm with the "All of The Partridge Family Marathon" during Thanksgiving Weekend! Binge every episode of The Partridge Family in one shot from Nov. 25 through 10pm on Friday, November 27. Jumping to Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24), catch Christmas episodes all day for 24 straight hours from 5am to 5am Christmas Day. Shows will air in their regular time periods with a few exceptions: Family Ties at 6am instead of the regularly scheduled The Partridge Family; Bewitched from 1-2pm instead of the regularly scheduled I Dream of Jeannie; and Barney Miller from 9-10pm instead of the regularly scheduled Three's Company. Then on Christmas Day on Friday, Dec. 25 for 24 hours starting at 5am, it's Antenna TV's annual Christmas Through the Years. The Yule Log will air first from 5am-10am, then sitcom episodes starting with Father Knows Best and ending with Becker. Other holiday episodes of series airing include Dennis the Menace, That Girl, Three's Company, Alice, The Facts of Life, Silver Spoons, 227, Head of the Class and The Hogan Family. On New Year's Eve on Thursday, December 31, it's the "Chrissy, Jack & Janet's New Year's Eve Party" with episodes of Three's Company from 8pm-5am. 16 classic episodes for your New Year's Eve Party. Who needs the ball drop when the trio will dance to the disco ball? And finally, as we hinted on Friday, January 1, Antenna TV is turning ten years old and they are celebrating with a fan created marathon titled "AnTENna TV's Birthday Blowout." More to come on that and also more on each event above soon!


The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion

In an exclusive announcement on his social handle, Will Smith released the trailer for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion from Westbrook Media and revealed that the special will debut on HBO Max this Thursday, November 19. In the unscripted special, Smith is 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 for a look back at the groundbreaking show. Taped on the 30th anniversary of the original series premiere date, Smith also sat down with Janet Hubert, 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 a look at the cultural impact the series has had since its debut 30 years ago. Produced by Westbrook Media, the reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max on November 19. 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.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 16, 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 November 16-20, 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, November 16
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde/Oliver Beene) - Watch David on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Living Biblically/Bad Teacher/Welcome to New York/Roseanne) - Sara appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael talks about his new book No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob talks about the Literally! With Rob Lowe podcast and Fox's 9-1-1: Lonestar on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney talks about In Stiches: A Night of Laughs with Whitney Cummings and Friend on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael talks about on how COVID is affecting his family on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, November 17
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Catch Alison on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bobby Cannavale (Angie Tribeca/Will & Grace) - Bobby will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Indebted/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Abby Elliott (Indebted/Odd Mom Out) - Adam and Abby are guests on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Stephen Dorff (What a Dummy) - Stephen will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:30pm on Bravo.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell) - Elizabeth is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:30pm on Bravo.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Romeo (Romeo!) - Romeo appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Like Family/Love, Inc.) - Holly is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael joins Drew and tasks her with an extra messy stain challenge on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris talks about Station 19 on Reality Check at 4:30pm.
  • AnnaLynne McCord (Let's Get Physical) - AnnaLynne talks about Lifetime's Feliz NaviDAD on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Sharon Lawrence (Me, Myself & I/Ladies Man/Fired Up) - Sharon talks about The Christmas House on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Wednesday, November 18
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Watch Goldie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Dan is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (B Positive/Silicon Valley) - Thomas is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patrick Dempsey (Fast Times) - Patrick appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - NBC's Today catches up with Melissa sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) and Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Mary and Alison talk about The Happiest Season on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about I Can See Your Voice on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Thursday, November 19
  • Marc Maron (GLOW/Maron) - Catch Marc on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Fortune Feimster (Bless the Harts/Champions) - Fortune is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also shares stories from his new memoir on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan talks about the special Between the World and Me on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Koshy (Liza on Demand) - Liza talks about inspiration behind her new capsule collection with clean beauty brand C'est Moi on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (No Good Nick/Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about the Lifetime movies Felix NaviDAD and Dear Christmas on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/She's the Sheriff/Step by Step) - Suzanne and her husband Alan Hamel are guests on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - NBC's Today catches up with Ben in the 9am hour.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus (Still the King) - NBC's Today catches up with Billy Ray in the 10am hour. He also performs in the 10am hour.
  • Allison Miller (Go On) - Allison talks about A Million Little Things on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Friday, November 20
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Phil Rosenthal (Creator of Everybody Loves Raymond) - Phil appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Joe Morton (Grady) - Joe is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Clea DuVall (Veep) - Clea will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Holland (Blunt Talk) - Mary is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin talks about her new show Candy Land on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella talks about Girl on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max talks about The Neighborhood on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Brooke D'Orsay (Gary Unmarried/Happy Hour) - Brooke talks about A Godwink Christmas: Second Chance, First Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, November 15

The Simpsons - "Podcast News" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Grampa is accused of a crime; Kent Brockman questions his career.

Bless the Harts - "The McEntire Truth" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Marjune receives all the attention at a funeral by passing off a famous tale as her own life story, Betty and Crystalynn join forces to take her down; Violet and David try to get out of training for the presidential physical fitness test.

Bob's Burgers - "Bob Belcher and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Kids" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family must figure out how to keep the restaurant open after Bob's flattop breaks on the morning of the Ocean Avenue Business Association's Ocean Fest on Ocean Avenue.

Family Guy - "Meg's Wedding" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Meg plans her wedding to an unexpected Quahog resident; Peter's arms are torn off, and he is left with tiny hands that have yet to grow back.


Monday, November 16

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Movement" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Butlers and Johnsons unite when a member of their community is the victim of racial injustice.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "On a Dead Guy's Bench" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bob enlists Tunde’s help to buy an engagement ring, but his plans to propose to Abishola are upended by her belief that a traditional marriage is more trouble than it’s worth.


Tuesday, November 17

none scheduled


Wednesday, November 18

The Goldbergs - "Dee-Vorced" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Beverly’s meddling in Adam’s relationship with Brea leads to a confrontation with her divorced mother, Vicki. Meanwhile, Barry struggles to reunite the JTP following his breakup with Ren.

American Housewife - "Coupling" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie is taken aback when she learns Taylor’s boyfriend, Trip (Peyton Meyer), has been spending the night. Meanwhile, Greg is forced to separate the kids when Anna-Kat and Franklin (Evan O’Toole) both come down with mono. And when Oliver starts spending too much time at the office, Cooper (Logan Pepper) begins to feel neglected.

The Conners - "Birthdays, Babies and Emotional Support Chickens" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Beverly Rose’s first birthday – but it’s not all cake and candles – when Becky and Emilio disagree on what kind of party they should have. Meanwhile, Jackie is introduced to someone who wants to be more than friends.

black-ish - "Our Wedding Dre" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Pops and Ruby are getting re-married! And Dre’s intimate wedding plans go awry when Pops’ brother, Uncle Norman, shows up unexpectedly for the festivities. Meanwhile, Ruby refuses Bow’s offer to help with preparations until an unanticipated situation gives her an opening to save the big day.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Dark Thirty" (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 - "The Talk" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sandra responds to the most unlikely motivator.

Family Time - "Thanks for the Ticket" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Tony gets caught on the Bae Cam with another woman while Devin and Ebony battle it out in a bake off.


Thursday, November 19

Young Sheldon - "Training Wheels and an Unleashed Chicken" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With college in sight, Sheldon is determined to ride his bike without training wheels. Also, Mary and George Sr. argue overparenting styles.

B Positive - "Foreign Bodies" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As Gina makes herself at home in Drew’s house, Drew begins to question whether he made the right decision.

Mom - "Tang and a Safe Space for Everybody" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie takes a trip down memory lane when she reconnects with an old flame, Rod (Steve Valentine). Also, Tammy volunteers to remodel the kitchen so it’s more accessible to Adam.

The Unicorn - "It's Complicated" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Wade goes on a date with Shannon (Natalie Zea), he learns quickly that he has to come to terms with her unusual living arrangements if he wants to keep seeing her. Also, Grace is struggling with fitting in at her new high school, Michelle grapples with her algebra college course and Delia tries to help Forrest fit in with his much younger colleagues.

Superstore - "Prize Wheel" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the day of Cloud 9's "In-store-vaganza," Dina finally gets the chance to step up to the plate and run the store; Garrett and Cheyenne search for a mysterious smell; Jonah finds himself excited about a new opportunity.

Superstore - "Toy Drive" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Amy and Jonah help Mateo run a toy drive to make him look good for his immigration hearing, but they clash with a competing charity rep; Sandra and Jerry ask Glenn to officiate their wedding despite Dina's protests; Cheyenne gets real with Garrett.


Friday, November 20

none scheduled


Saturday, November 21

Danger Force - "The Thousands Pranks War: Part I" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
An ancient prank war reignites between Swellview and Rivalton.

Side Hustle - "Yard Sale" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After accidentally setting their principal's boat on fire, best friends Lex, Presley, and Munchy create an app to get jobs to pay off their debt. They'll do whatever it takes - no matter how embarrassing - including working as human mannequins.


Sunday, November 22

The Simpsons - "Three Dreams Denied" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart becomes a voice-over actor; Comic Book Guy is humiliated at Comic-Con; Lisa is set up for a fall.

Bless the Harts - "Mega Lo Memories: Part Deux" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Betty, Jenny and Brenda reminisce over a past Black Friday memory while waiting in a Black Friday line; Wayne shares the memory of his hero's journey to deliver dairy products after a malfunction on his delivery truck.

Bob's Burgers - "Diarrhea of a Poopy Kid" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Gene can't eat Thanksgiving dinner because of a stomach flu, the family tries to cheer him up.

Family Guy - "Wild Wild West" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lois and Peter are divided by differing views on who the next mayor of Quahog should be; upset at Lois' first choice, Peter seeks out the late Mayor Adam West's cousin, Wild Wild West.

Complete TV Listings

Saturday, November 14, 2020

SitcomsOnline Digest: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Preview Released; Peacock Launches Saved by the Bell Channel

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we are learning more about the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion, hearing about a second season of Space Force, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion is coming on Thanksgiving, and Will Smith has dropped a preview. (CNN
  • A second season of Space Force will be coming to Netflix (Hollywood Reporter)
  • There is a Saved by the Bell channel now on Peacock, ahead of the reboot. (Deadline)
  • Another new animated workplace comedy is in the works at Fox. (Deadline)
  • Is Donald Trump looking to become a competitor to Fox News via the streaming world? Looks like it. (The Hill)
  • ABC has a celebrity version of Wheel of Fortune in the works. (SitcomsOnline)


WEEKLY PLANNER (NOVEMBER 14 - NOVEMBER 20)

 

  • CBS brings back their Monday sitcoms next week.
  • There are still a few hours left of a Jeopardy! marathon on GSN, until 3 PM.
  • Buzzr has a bit of a longer marathon of all things Alex Trebek that goes until 2 AM.
  • Decades has a marathon of The Streets of San Francisco.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Fri-Yay: Any Hope Left for Broadcast Sitcom Ratings?; BET Presents CBS Monday Series Tonight; BUZZR Remembers Alex Trebek Tomorrow

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!

The Conners

by Vincent

This fall has seen the triumphant return of many sitcoms after being put on hiatus for COVID-19 related reasons. Nearly every network has its sitcom slot back, at least partially, and it should be cause for celebration that networks can air original programming again. Yet, most sitcoms are returning with ratings down sharply from where they were a year ago. Even reliable hits like The Conners and Young Sheldon are struggling to crack a 1.0 in the demo (live+same day). Broadcast ratings overall are down once again this season (after a brief surge during lockdown in the spring), but sitcoms seem to be hit especially hard. Is there any hope for a breakout sitcom to come along and buck the trend?

It's always possible, of course - but as of now, it just simply seems like reality TV and select drama series are leading the way for broad hits capable of scoring big numbers. Shows like This Is Us, Grey's Anatomy, The Masked Singer, and NBC's Chicago series still pull in healthy numbers. And while the bigger sitcom hits like Young Sheldon and The Conners aren't doing badly, either - they just aren't quite living up to the biggest hits on network TV. It seems that many sitcom audiences are simply finding their content elsewhere, whether it be the shows on streaming service or different sitcoms on those same streaming services. Hopefully, a show can break through like The Conners did a few years ago and become a substantial hit. But for now, we might just have to accept that sitcom audiences are more splintered than ever.


The Neighborhood - Welcome to the Soul Food

BET will spotlight CBS' upcoming Monday night line-up prior to their new season premieres. The special presentation of select encore episodes of CBS' popular series The Neighborhood, Bob ♥ Abishola and All Rise will air on BET and BET HER, Friday, Nov. 13 beginning at 8:00 PM, ET/PT. All three series return with original episodes for their 2020-2021 season premieres on Monday, Nov. 16 on CBS.


Alex Trebek

Television's treasured game show host, Alex Trebek will be remembered by BUZZR network with an extra special tribute featuring his game show appearances from the last 40 years. Though best known as the host of Jeopardy!, Trebek once-upon-a-time appeared as a contestant on Card Sharks (1980s) as well as hosted episodes of Classic Concentration and To Tell The Truth in the late 80s and early 90s. BUZZR network shines a special light on Trebek's unforgettable career and celebrates his breadth of work with these iconic appearances on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 12:30pm – 2:00am EST. BUZZR's afternoon of tribute programming will begin with episodes of Card Sharks in which viewers see Trebek in the rare role of contestant competing in a charity tournament on behalf of the Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect. Trebek famously vies against other well-known, historical masters of ceremonies such as Bill Cullen, Gene Rayburn and Tom Kennedy.

Additionally, BUZZR has lined-up back to back episodes of Classic Concentration, in which Trebek appeared as an adored host taking a very genuine interest in those around him. Interspersed within Classic Concentration programming, BUZZR will also air a rare 1990's episode in which Trebek hosted a revival of To Tell The Truth starring panelists Ron Masak, Mother Love, Frank Runyeon and Kitty Carlisle. In addition to this this special programming tribute, BUZZR TV in conjunction with Fremantle, will be making a donation to the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Network (PanCAN) in honor of Alex Trebek and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (November). You too can donate to PanCAN in Alex’s memory or a loved one today at pancan.org. Please join BUZZR in remembering a true television icon, Alex Trebek, and tune-in on Saturday to watch some of his most spectacular moments captured on television!

Thursday, November 12, 2020

CBS Orders New Chuck Lorre Comedy to Series; MeTV and Game Show Network to Remember Alex Trebek

United States of Al

CBS has ordered United States of Al to series, a new multi-camera comedy from award-winning executive producer Chuck Lorre and creators/writers David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, for the 2020-2021 broadcast season. United States of Al stars Adhir Kalyan (Rules of Engagement) and Parker Young (Suburgatory) in a comedy about the friendship between Riley (Young), a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir ("Al") (Kalyan), the interpreter who served with his unit in Afghanistan and has just arrived to start a new life in America. Kelli Goss, Dean Norris and Elizabeth Alderfer also star. David Goetsch & Maria Ferrari, Chuck Lorre, Reza Aslan, Mahyad Tousi and director Mark Cendrowski (pilot only) are executive producers for Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc.

The new comedy joins four additional series from Chuck Lorre that are already on the Network's schedule, including Young Sheldon, Mom, Bob ♥ Abishola and new comedy B Positive. All of which have premiered this November, but Bob ♥ Abishola which premieres Monday, Nov. 16. Stay tuned for a premiere date for United States of Al.


MeTV Remembers Alex Trebek

Honoring the memory and legendary career of Alex Trebek, Game Show Network is scheduled to air a six-hour Jeopardy! marathon on Saturday, November 14 at 9am-3pm ET. Game Show Network talent will share words of tribute throughout the marathon. Meanwhile, the MeTV Network will air some sitcoms! This Friday, November 13, at 9PM | 8C, MeTV pays tribute to legendary game show host Alex Trebek with a special presentation of two sitcom classics. Watch as two cherished characters of television comedy play as contestants on Jeopardy! First, at 9PM | 8C, Vicki Lawrence's Thelma "Mama" Harper heads to Jeopardy! in the 1987 Mama's Family episode "Mama on Jeopardy!" Then, at 9:30PM | 8:30C, tune in for a special airing of Cheers, when know-it-all mailman Cliff Clavin plays Jeopardy! in the unforgetable "What Is... Cliff Clavin?" from 1990. Trebek plays himself, the host of Jeopardy!, in both episodes, which rank as favorites amongst fans.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Fox Announces Winter Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series; ABC Announces Early 2021 Unscripted Premiere Dates

Last Man Standing

Fox has announced premiere dates for The Masked Singer (Dec. 27), Call Me Kat (Jan. 3), Last Man Standing (Jan. 3), Hell's Kitchen (Jan. 7), The Resident (Jan. 12), Prodigal Son (Jan. 12), 9-1-1 (Jan. 18), and 9-1-1: Lone Star (Jan. 18).

This December, Fox takes TV’s #1 show and adds a little twist. Based on the smash hit FOX series The Masked Singer and inspired by a popular segment featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, all-new celebrity competition series The Masked Dancer will have a special premiere Sunday, Dec. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/5:00-6:00 PM PT, Live to all Time Zones), before having its time period premiere Wednesday, Jan. 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Hosted by comedian/actor Craig Robinson (Ghosted, The Office) and featuring celebrity panelists Ken Jeong (The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice), world-famous choreographer and singer Paula Abdul, actor and the former “Giraffe” Mask on The Masked Singer Brian Austin Green and actress and singer Ashley Tisdale, The Masked Dancer will feature celebrity contestants shaking their tail feathers, while covered from head-to-toe in elaborate costumes and face masks, leaving audiences to guess their identities.

New comedy Call Me Kat, starring Emmy Award nominee Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory), and executive-produced by Bialik, Emmy Award-nominated producer Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory, The Boys in the Band) and Darlene Hunt (The Big C), will have a special series premiere Sunday, Jan. 3 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), following the NFL on Fox doubleheader. The series then makes its time period premiere Thursday, Jan. 7 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT). Based on the BBC UK original series Miranda, Call Me Kat stars Bialik as a woman who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that she can still live a happy and fulfilling life despite still being single at 39. Which is why she recently spent her entire savings to open a cat café in Louisville, Kentucky. It was expected of Kat (Bialik) to be married with kids by now, but for many reasons, she’s still single – and totally fine with it. Of course, Kat’s mother, Sheila (Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Swoosie Kurtz, Mike & Molly, Sisters), views her daughter’s single-hood as her own personal failure, but Kat remains determined to live a fulfilling life, and charts her own course to happiness. Working alongside Kat at the café are Randi (Kyla Pratt, One on One), a confident millennial and self-proclaimed “non” cat person; and Phil (Emmy Award winner Leslie Jordan, The Cool Kids, Will & Grace), who recently broke up with his longtime partner. Although Kat celebrates her independence, her single-forever plans may begin to veer off-course, when her former crush and good friend, Max (Cheyenne Jackson, American Horror Story, 30 Rock), returns to town and takes a job as a bartender at the piano bar across the street, working with his friend, Carter (Julian Gant, Good Girls).

Entering its ninth and final season, hit comedy Last Man Standing will have a special season premiere Sunday, Jan. 3 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), following the series premiere of Call Me Kat. Last Man Standing makes its time period premiere Thursday, Jan. 7 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). The series stars Tim Allen as Mike Baxter, a happily married father of three daughters, who finds himself the odd man out in a home dominated by women. The series also stars Nancy Travis, Amanda Fuller, Molly McCook, Christoph Sanders, Jordan Masterson, Jonathan Adams, Krista Marie Yu and Hector Elizondo. After the events of the eighth season finale, during which Kristin (Fuller) went into labor with her baby daughter, while Mandy (McCook) was pregnant with her first child, the series will jump ahead into the near future, when Mike and his wife, Vanessa (Travis), will contemplate their own future, including Mike’s imminent retirement from his lifelong job at Outdoor Man – and who could be his successor.

Also on Thursday, Jan. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), hit culinary competition series Hell's Kitchen returns for its 19th season in a flashy new setting, as Chef Gordon Ramsay takes the show to Las Vegas, the city that’s home to the world’s first Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen restaurant at Caesars Palace. Season Four of The Resident, premiering Tuesday, Jan. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), continues to shine a light on the daily heroism of today’s health care workers. From executive producer Greg Berlanti, Season Two of Prodigal Son premieres on Tuesday, Jan. 12 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). Prodigal Son follows Malcom Bright (Tom Payne), a criminal profiler with a rare talent for getting inside the minds of killers. Fox’s #1 drama, 9-1-1, and last season’s #1 new scripted series, 9-1-1: Lone Star, will have their back-to-back season premieres on Monday, Jan. 18.


The Bachelor - American Idol - The Hustler

Building on its success as the season’s No. 1 entertainment network among Adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers, ABC will expand its roster of stellar, buzzworthy unscripted programming with the addition of several new shows set to premiere early next year, along with the return of some of the most popular and well-known titles on television.

January will welcome Matt James as The Bachelor for the momentous 25th season of the ABC hit romance reality series. Last season, The Bachelor ranked as Monday’s No. 1 broadcast program in Adults 18-49 and was TV’s No. 1 show among Women 18-34. Matt will start handing out roses on Monday, Jan. 4.

An all-new game show block kicks off Thursday, Jan. 7, with the series premieres of Celebrity Wheel of Fortune with Pat Sajak and Vanna White; The Chase hosted by ABC's The View's Sara Haines and featuring James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter all from Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time; and The Hustler hosted by Craig Ferguson.

Anthony Anderson and Mama Doris return on an all-new season of To Tell The Truth on Tuesday, Jan. 26; and Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, Ryan Seacrest and Bobby Bones return for a new season of the star-making series American Idol on Sunday, Feb. 14.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

ABC Orders Celebrity Wheel of Fortune; Turner Networks Celebrate Thanksgiving to the HBO Max

Wheel of Fortune

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune takes a new spin on the iconic game show Wheel of Fortune with the primetime debut of America's Game(R) on America's network, ABC. Hosted by pop culture legends Pat Sajak and Vanna White, Celebrity Wheel of Fortune welcomes celebrity contestants to come spin the world's most famous wheel and solve word puzzles for a chance to win up to one million dollars. All of the money won by the celebrity contestants will go to a charity of their choice. A premidate date and number of episodes will be announced at a later date. ABC has celebrity themed game shows on the air such as Celebrity Family Feud, Match Game, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and $100,000 Pyramid, along with many other game shows such as Supermarket Sweep, Card Sharks and Press Your Luck. ABC had major success earlier this year in January with Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time tournament and the competitors from that tournament will be on the upcoming revival of The Chase.

The Chase

The Chase is a heart-racing quiz show where three competitors must pit their wits and face off against the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them from winning cash prizes. Each hour-long episode is a fast-paced battle of brain power, where contestants are challenged to think faster than they ever thought possible to answer up to 166 questions across all topics. Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time's James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter take turns serving as the Chaser, reuniting the three titans of trivia who last faced off in January 2020. But now they're no longer pursuing each other - they're chasing YOU! Sara Haines (ABC's The View) hosts. Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and The Chase could certainly be paired together this Winter?


Thanksgiving to the HBO Max

TNT, TBS and truTV are taking this "Thanksgiving to the HBO Max" and giving audiences a taste of the streamer's powerhouse programming slate. Over the course of the holiday weekend the networks' nearly 140 million collective viewers will get a sampling of new Max Originals, popular DC films and series, blockbuster movies and the opportunity to receive an entire week of HBO Max for free. On Thursday, TNT will feature DC movies, including the network premiere of Aquaman, as well as the first episode of season one of HBO Max's original series Titans. On Friday, Melissa McCarthy comes to TBS with films such as Tammy and a sneak peek into her new HBO Max original film Superintelligence premiering Thursday, Nov. 26. In this action comedy, when an all-powerful Superintelligence (James Corden) chooses to study the most average person on Earth, Carol Peters (McCarthy), the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the A.I. decides to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it’s up to Carol to prove that people are worth saving.

Saturday will showcase the best of the networks' series, which are also available on HBO Max, including Friends and truTV's The Impractical Jokers. Kaley Cuoco takes over TBS on Sunday with a curated marathon of The Big Bang Theory, followed by the pilot episode of her new series The Flight Attendant, premiering on HBO Max on Thursday, Nov. 26. The Flight Attendant is a story of how an entire life can change in one night. A flight attendant (Cuoco) wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no idea what happened. The dark comedic thriller is based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, November 27

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 23)

Friday, November 27

  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde/Oliver Beene) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Dan is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (B Positive/Silicon Valley) - Thomas is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Hugh Laurie (Avenue 5/Veep) - Hugh is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Josh Gad (Avenue 5/Central Park/The Comedians/1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel talks about Card Sharks on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kiersey Clemons (Angie Tribeca) - Kiersey is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tisha and Tichina talk about hosting the Soul Train Awards on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - NBC's Today has Thanks + Giving with Marlo sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia opens up about her biggest struggle as a parent during the pandemic, why she gave up bread and booze, and how to start a new beginning at any age on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.


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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