Thursday, August 26, 2021

Home Economics Returns with NFL Themed Premiere; New Flintstones Goes from Stone Age to Streaming Age on HBO Max

Home Economics

Home Economics is back and going the whole "50" yards to kick off season two, after delivering the best lead-in retention in Adults 18-49 of any new comedy debut last season, also claiming its position as the only new comedy to build over its lead-in in Total Viewers. This season, the ABC series has teamed up with the NFL and San Francisco 49ers to give viewers an exciting night of family and football in true Hayworth Family style - from an exclusive luxury suite to some good old-fashioned fun in the stands. Hall of Fame wide receiver and three-time Super Bowl champion Jerry Rice and Bay Area rapper/singer and 49ers super fan 24kGoldn make special appearances when season two of "Home Economics" premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 9:30 p.m. EDT/PDT.

In the episode, Connor invites the Hayworth clan to a San Francisco 49ers game as he tries to close his latest business deal. Desperately trying to prove that he knows the game, Tom gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to showcase his football skills in front of the entire crowd of 49ers Faithful at Levi's(R) Stadium. Meanwhile, Denise tries to get Sarah to come to terms with Shamiah's new interest in cheerleading on the season two premiere.


Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs

From the Stone Age to the Streaming Age, WarnerMedia Kids & Family is bringing dino-sized adventures with Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs, premiering Sept. 30 on HBO Max. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the new children's animated comedy series brings a new generation to the iconic world of the Flintstones and its beloved characters. Best friends Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble are two kids from the town of Bedrock, a modern Stone Age civilization where dinosaurs are domesticated and helpful, including their lovable and loyal pet Dino. But the real "yabba dabba doo" times are had in the open wilderness outside of Bedrock city limits in a place they call The Crags! There, Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm meet a never-ending roster of prehistoric pals and explore environments that are as wild, colorful, and surprising as the dinosaurs who live there.

Yabba-Dabba Dinosaur's talented voice cast includes: Emmy(R) nominee Jessica DeCicco (Adventure Time) as Pebbles Flintstone; Ely Henry (Justice League Action) as Bamm-Bamm Rubble; Jeff Bergman (Looney Tunes Cartoons) as Fred Flintstone and Mr. Slate; Emmy(R) nominee Kevin Michael Richardson (Summer Camp Island) as Barney Rubble; Grey Griffin (Scooby Doo and Guess Who?) as Betty Rubble; and Tress MacNeille (Animaniacs) as Wilma Flintstone.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, October 24

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXXI" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The annual terror-themed trilogy, including a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and a ninth birthday Lisa just can't get over.

Bob's Burgers - "Heartbreak Hotel-oween" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise's plan to get revenge on Halloween for a candy transgression hits a snag when the Belcher kids meet a mysterious elderly woman at a hotel; Linda and a very squeamish Bob donate blood at a vampire-themed blood mobile.

The Simpsons - "Lisa's Belly" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Marge puts a hurtful word in Lisa's brain; Bart gets in shape.

The Great North - "Beef's Craig Beef Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Wolf discovers that Beef secretly wants a jet ski, he formulates a plan to get it; Ham bonds with a novelty singing fish toy.

Bob's Burgers - "Seven-tween Again" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Gene has a freak-out about growing up and desperately tries to relive his youth; Linda is tempted to try the fancy new hair salon that opened up next to Bob's Burgers, but she's scared of her hairdresser Gretchen's wrath.

Family Guy - "Brief Encounter" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Peter and Quagmire accidentally switch underwear, they begin to mimic the other's behavior; Stewie and Doug agree to commit each other's murders.

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Sunday, October 24

  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You) - Catch Leslie on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.


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Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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