Saturday, September 04, 2021

SitcomsOnline Digest: Life Goes On Reboot in the Works with Kellie Martin Reprising Original Role; Martha Plimpton Cast in Greg Garcia Comedy

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! There is (surprisingly) a lot to cover this week, but we've got a few highlights for you, including a Life Goes On reboot, a new president for SAG-AFTRA, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • This week in proposed TV reboots: one of Life Goes On, with Kellie Martin in the starring role (and could we potentially see some appearances from Chris Burke?). (TV Insider)
  • Sprung, Greg Garcia's upcoming series for IMDb TV, will have him working with a familiar face from another series in the past, Martha Plimpton. (Deadline
  • Fran Drescher is now president, at least of SAG-AFTRA. (Variety)
  • ABC and NBC have, for a long time, done well with their established morning national news programming, but it's been a constant struggle for CBS to find anything that works, which will undergo yet another rebranding next week. (CBS News)
  • Mike Richards probably could've flown under the radar for years had he not inexplicably been given (for a few days anyway) the job as host of Jeopardy!, something that fans of the show simply didn't like because he was a boring choice, but the attention that personal scandals that only came to him after being given that job has resulted in him now being fired as executive producer from the series... and he's lawyering up. (Screen Rant)
  • It's a minor detail, but the original theme song to Dawson's Creek is now available on the episodes streaming on Netflix. (Deadline)
  • Ed Asner died this week, leaving Betty White as the sole surviving cast member of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (SEPTEMBER 4 - SEPTEMBER 10)

  • In tribute to the late Ed Asner, Decades has a binge of The Mary Tyler Moore Show this weekend.
  • The fourth season of A.P. Bio is now available to watch on Peacock.
  • Days of Our Lives gets to see a limited series spinoff on Peacock on Monday.
  • Doogie Kamealoha M.D. arrives on Disney+ on Wednesday.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 28

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 24)

Friday, January 28

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Francia Raisa (How I Met Your Father/growni-ish) - Francia is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show.
  • Lisa Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary/Emeril/Life's Work/My Wildest Dreams) - Lisa appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tommy Davidson ( The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder/The Proud Family/Between Brothers) - Tommy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Trevor Jackson grown-ish) - Trevor will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Afterparty/Bless the Harts/The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.


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)
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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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