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

Saturday, May 15

Side Hustle - "Bot Club" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lex, Presley and Munchy discover that Fisher is a big-time player in the underground robot fight club scene in Altoonisburg; having not lost a robot fight yet, the kids decide to bet their KidDING money on a Fisher win.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 10)

Friday, May 14

  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Big Mouth) - Watch Fred on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) and Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Billy and Tiffany are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Richard Kind (Mad About You/Spin City) - Richard appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Denise Richards (Blue Mountain State) - Denise discusses the movie The Treasure of Pirates Cove and the show The Bold and The Beautiful on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (In the House/The Fresh of Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denis Leary (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/The Job) - Denis and Rachael share the work they did together on International Firefighters' Day on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/The In-Laws/Designing Women) - Jean talks about HBO Max's Hacks on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January-May)

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
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)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two

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