Friday, July 16, 2021

ABC Fall 2021 Premiere Dates Includes The Wonder Years; Paramount+ Renews iCarly

The Wonder Years

ABC has set fall premiere dates for its new and returning series for the upcoming 2021-2022 season, including the highly anticipated new comedy The Wonder Years and the new drama Queens. Return dates have also been set for fan favorites Grey's Anatomy and The Bachelorette. Last fall's No. 1 new series and ABC's most-watched new drama in two years, Big Sky, returns on its new night, Thursday, Sept. 30 at 10:00 p.m. EDT, joining Station 19 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) and TV's longest-running primetime medical drama, Grey's Anatomy (9:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), for an evening of appointment viewing. On Tuesday, Oct. 19, love and hip-hop collide as reality stronghold The Bachelorette with Michelle Young debuts (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), followed by the premiere of the new drama series Queens, starring Eve, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez and Brandy, which will feature original music performed by the stars (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT).

The new fall season launches Monday, Sept. 20, with the landmark 30th season of Dancing with the Stars (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). The Good Doctor returns to the operating room one week later – Monday, Sept. 27 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). Need a midweek laugh? ABC is the place to be for all things funny as the network's Wednesday night comedy block resumes on Sept. 22 with The Goldbergs (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT). Then, the highly anticipated reimagining of The Wonder Years, from Saladin K. Patterson (Dave, The Big Bang Theory), Lee Daniels (Empire, The United States vs. Billie Holiday) and original series star Fred Savage, debuts (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT); followed by The Conners (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT) and Home Economics at its new time (9:31-10:00 p.m. EDT). The evening culminates with the season premiere of A Million Little Things (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT).

Family fun is in ample supply on Sundays as Celebrity Wheel of Fortune returns on its new night Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), followed by Supermarket Sweep at its new time (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). The evening culminates with The Rookie (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), and AFV joins the Sunday lineup a week later on Oct. 3 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT). Shark Tank Fridays return with all-new episodes beginning Oct. 8 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), followed by a new season of ABC News' 20/20 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EDT). Additional premiere dates for the 2021-2022 season will be announced at a later date.


iCarly

Paramount+, the streaming service from ViacomCBS, announced that its new hit series, iCarly has been renewed for a second season in all markets the service is available, including the U.S., Australia, Canada, Latin America and the Nordics. Produced by Nickelodeon Studios, the new iCarly series premiered in June on Paramount+ and quickly became one of the streaming service’s top acquisition drivers, ranking among Paramount+'s most-streamed titles since the series' debut. Production on the second season will begin in Los Angeles this fall. iCarly on Paramount+ picks up nearly 10 years after the beloved original Nickelodeon show ended, finding Carly Shay, the original influencer, and her friends navigating work, love and family now as adults. The series stars Miranda Cosgrove as Carly, Jerry Trainor as Spencer, Nathan Kress as Freddie, Laci Mosley as Harper and Jaidyn Triplett as Millicent. New episodes of the 13-episode first season drop on Thursdays exclusively for Paramount+ subscribers.

The new iCarly series is executive produced by Ali Schouten and Miranda Cosgrove, with Schouten also serving as showrunner. Jerry Trainor and Alissa Vradenburg serve as producers. iCarly was created by Dan Schneider. The original series ran from 2007-2012 on Nickelodeon.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, June 17

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Baby Shower" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Courtney and Marty deal with some baby shower drama with Tina, while Lamar adjusts to a new job at the Fuse Box.

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Name Drop" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Marty and Courtney’s baby name gets spread around because nobody can keep a secret. Meanwhile, Dave is assigned the ever-complicated task of assembling the diaper changing table.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Monday, June 17

  • Austin Butler (Ruby & the Rockits/Zoey 101/Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) - Watch Austin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Eddie appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Matty Matheson (The Bear) - Matty is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ayo Edebiri (Big Mouth/The Bear) - Ayo appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick and Adrienne Warren discuss their return to Broadway on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim talks about Netflix's Unfrosted on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta talks about HGTV's Ugliest House in America on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release) Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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