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.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, March 5

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 1)

Friday, March 5

  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Watch Soleil on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Harvey GuillĂ©n (What We Do in the Shadows) - Harvey is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Arsenio Hall (Arsenio) - Arsenio appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Eddie talks about Coming 2 America on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kyle Massey (Cory in the House/That's So Raven) - Kyle is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) and Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Zach and Donald talk about the Fake Doctors, Real Friends podcast on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam (Tyler Perry's House of Payne/The Cosby Show) - Keshia is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October-February)

The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Schitt's Creek - The Complete Collection Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series

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
11/17 - Carol's Second Act - The Complete Series
11/17 - Robbie - Season 1
11/24 - Corporate - Season 1
11/26 - Man with a Plan - Season Four
12/01 - The Neighborhood - Season Two
12/15 - Avenue 5 - The Complete First Season
01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)

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