Tuesday, November 02, 2021

ABC Winter Midseason 2022 Schedule; HBO Max Acquires Mr. Cooper, Martin, Jamie Foxx and More

Abbott Elementary

ABC announced the first wave of 2022 midseason premiere dates for new and returning series. Teacher knows best! Workplace comedy Abbott Elementary, starring and executive produced by Quinta Brunson, will air a special early premiere on Tuesday, Dec 7 at 9:30pm. The all-new series is then set to air new episodes in its regular time period starting Tuesday, Jan 4 at 9pm, where it will be joined by Emmy®-nominated black-ish at 9:30pm for a star-studded final season, and the winter return of Queens at 10pm. With the most recent seasons of The Bachelor franchise pulling in a combined 23.8 million Total Viewers after 35 days of delayed viewing on linear and digital platforms [MP+35], the search for love continues when The Bachelor launches an all-new season on Monday, Jan. 3 from 8pm-10pm. Then, on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 10pm, ABC's heart-racing quiz show The Chase will return with new episodes (giving A Million Little Things a breather) alongside the winter returns of The Goldbergs, The Wonder Years, The Conners and Home Economics from 8-10pm. ABC's six-episode limited series Women of the Movement, chronicling the story of Mamie Till-Mobley seeking justice for son Emmett Till, will premiere Thursday, Jan. 6 from 8-10pm for three weeks, as previously announced. The epic, generation-spanning drama Promised Land, following two Latinx families vying for wealth and power in California's Sonoma Valley, rounds out January premieres on Monday, Jan. 24 at 10pm giving The Good Doctor a breather. ABC has not announced yet when the 2022 returns of its normal Thursday night line-up (Station 19, Grey's Anatomy, Big Sky) will be, along with The Good Doctor and A Million Little Things. However, additional midseason premiere dates will be shared at a later time.

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, In the House, The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin and The Parent'hood

HBO Max announced a new lineup of Warner Bros. acquisitions are now available on the platform, including the sitcoms Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, In the House, The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin and The Parent'hood. They join other recently added Warner Bros. owned sitcoms such as Full House, Family Matters, and Step by Step on Oct. 1. Perfect Strangers should be coming soon, as they have also a reboot potentially coming of that. Hangin' with Mr. Cooper stars Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete, Saundra Quarterman, Nell Carter, Marquise Wilson, Dawnn Lewis, Omar Gooding and Luis Avalos. In the House stars LL Cool J, Debbie Allen, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Kim Wayans, Maia Campbell, Jeffery Wood, Dee Jay Daniels and Alfonso Ribeiro. The Jamie Foxx Show stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, Garrett Morris and Andy Berman. Martin stars Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Tichina Arnold, Thomas Mikal Ford, Carl Anthony Payne, Jonathan Gries, Garrett Morris and Angelina Estrada. The Parent'hood stars Robert Townsend, Suzzanne Douglas, Carol Woods, Kenny Blank, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Curtis Williams, Ashli Adams, Bobby McGee, Tyrone Dorzell Burton, Faizon Love and Kelly Perine.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 20

Night Court - "Taught and Bothered" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Abby finds she has a crush on the HR rep who's come to teach the Night Court crew about respect in the workplace; Wyatt gets more than he bargained for when he asks Dan for a thank-you.

Extended Family - "The Consequences of Helping People" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Julia helps get Jim out of a jam by lying and conniving to get his friend's kid into an exclusive private school, but there are unforeseen consequences to her dishonesty.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 19)

Tuesday, February 20

  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Catch Jenny on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Natasha Leggero (Broke/Dice/Another Period/Free Agents) - Natasha is a guest on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jon Cryer (Extended Family/Two and a Half Men/The Trouble with Normal/Partners/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Abigail Spencer (Extended Family) and Donald Faison (Extended Family/The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Abigail and Donald talk about Extended Family on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - NBC's Today catches up with Josh in the 9am hour.
  • Hilary Swank (Camp Wilder) and Alan Ritchson (Blue Mountain State) - Hilary and Alan talk about Ordinary Angels on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Gina Rodriguez (Not Dead Yet) - Gina talks about the new season of Not Dead Yet on ABC on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Koshy (Liza on Demand) - Liza is joining the Drew's News desk to cover stories like why baby talk might be a sign of a healthy relationship and choker necklaces making a comeback in 2024 on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
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

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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