Saturday, August 21, 2021

SitcomsOnline Digest: Peacock Cancels Punky Brewster Reboot; The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet Arrives on DVD from Time Life

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we're learning about the cancellation of a Peacock reboot of a classic series, DVDs of a classic sitcom, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • Peacock has cancelled Punky Brewster after just one season. (Yahoo! News)
  • After years of hearing it was coming and a Kickstarter, there is finally some progress on DVDs for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, with a 100 episode collection now available from Time Life (but it's not cheap). (Time Life)
  • Anthony Anderson is talking about the end black-ish and more to Deadline. (Deadline)
  • In part 3 of our ongoing saga of how nobody wants Mike Richards as host of Jeopardy!, he is now out before he could even start, and Hollywood could not be more thrilled. (Deadline)
  • Lifetime's updated take on Highway to Heaven has a premiere date set. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (AUGUST 21 - AUGUST 27)

  • Season 12 of Archer debuts on Wednesday on FXX.
  • Decades has a binge of The Love Boat this weekend.
  • ABC's latest Superstars episode focuses on John Ritter on Wednesday at 10pm.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, January 23

The Simpsons - (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Bob's Burgers - (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

The Simpsons - (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

The Great North - (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Bob's Burgers - (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Family Guy - (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

American Auto - "Earnings Call" (NBC, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katherine promises a big announcement on her first quarterly earnings call; Jack and Elliot negotiate a contract with the line-workers union.

American Auto - "The $10k Car" (NBC, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sadie and Cyrus struggle with how honest to be about Katherine's car idea; Elliot pawns his vicious dog off on Dori.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 17)

Sunday, January 23

  • Edi Patterson (The Righteous Gemstones/Vice Principals/Partners) - Catch Edi on Watch What Happens: Live at 3:30am on Bravo.


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

Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Mom - The Eighth and Final Season Punky Brewster (1984-88) - The Complete Series (2021 Release) I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - The Honeymooners Specials - A Christmas Carol
11/02 - Mom - The Eighth and Final Season
11/02 - Punky Brewster - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - Sex and the City - The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
11/09 - Saved by the Bell (2020) - Season One
11/09 - Younger - The Complete Series
11/16 - Kevin Can F*** Himself - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
11/23 - Dead Pixels - Seasons One and Two
11/30 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) (2021 Release) (Blu-ray)
12/07 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/07 - Rick & Morty - Season 5 (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray Limited Edition Steelbook)
12/14 - The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
12/14 - Letterkenny - Season 9
01/04 - Work in Progress - Season 2
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