Monday, November 08, 2021

The CW Midseason 2022 Schedule; Dolly Parton to Appear on Final Season of Grace and Frankie

Dynasty

The CW Network will begin rolling out its new midseason schedule with series debuts and season premieres throughout the winter and into the spring, including the new dramas Naomi and All American: Homecoming, and the return of The CW's hit series Superman & Lois and Kung Fu. Midseason comes early with all of the devilishly delicious drama wrapped in a holiday bow as Dynasty returns for its new season on Monday, December 20 with back-to-back original episodes (8:00-9:00pm and 9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) until it returns in March for the rest of the season (more on that below). The Kent family returns for their second season on Superman & Lois on Tuesdays starting January 11, 2022 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT), followed by the premiere of The CW's newest superhero series, Naomi (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). Two Sentence Horror Stories debuts its season three with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, January 16 (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT and 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT) following The CW's reimagining of the beloved competition series Legends of the Hidden Temple (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).

The hit series All American returns with original episodes on Monday, February 21 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by series premiere of the next chapter in the All American saga, All American: Homecoming (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). Following their epic five-episode events this fall, both Riverdale and The Flash will return in March on brand new nights. Riverdale will make the move to Sundays, starting on March 6 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT), while The Flash will race over to Wednesdays, returning on March 9 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the second season premiere of The CW's action-packed hit series Kung Fu (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). On Friday, March 11, Charmed (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) will continue to conjure up its beguiling magic with its season four debut followed by the return of original episodes of Dynasty (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).


Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton and Jane Fonda

Yes, it's finally happening. Dolly Parton will appear in the seventh and final season of Grace and Frankie. Details on her character are being kept under wraps, though, as no further character or plot details are available at this time. The first four episodes of Season 7 are available to stream now on Netflix. The final 12 episodes of Season 7 (and the series) will premiere in 2022. Production on the record-breaking series wrapped earlier this week. It was previously announced that with Season 7's final 16-episode order, Grace and Frankie, produced by Skydance Television, will make history as the longest-running Netflix original series ever, out of both comedy and drama, with 94 episodes. Grace and Frankie stars Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, June Diane Raphael, Brooklyn Decker, Baron Vaughn, Ethan Embry, and Peter Gallagher, who all reprise their roles in the seventh and final season.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, December 2

Young Sheldon - "The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon battles President Hagemeyer’s (Wendie Malick) mysterious boss over the university’s science requirements. Also, Mary discovers that Georgie is working at Meemaw’s illegal gambling room.

United States of Al - "Wisdom / Hikmat" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While Al is heavily medicated following surgery on his wisdom teeth, he mistakenly insults Art, forcing Riley to choose sides. Also, Lizzie tries to broker a peace among Art, Riley and Al.

Ghosts - "Alberta's Fan" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Alberta is thrilled when a super-fan of her music visits the mansion to learn more about her. Also, Thor convinces Hetty to go on a walk with him in hopes that it will spark a special memory.

B Positive - "A Camper, A Compass and a Cannoli" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Gina brings her dog Cannoli to the retirement home where he bonds with the seniors. Also, Drew prepares for his new life driving cross country in a camper van.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 29)

Thursday, December 2

  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Catch Nicole on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ana Gasteyer (American Auto/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) and Rachel Dratch (30 Rock) - Ana and Rachel are guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. They also talk about A Clüsterfünke Christmas on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself/Friends/Wild Oats) - Paul appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family/Townies) - Bill is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Glenn Howerton (It's Always Suny in Philadelphia/A.P. Bio/The Mindy Project) - Glenn appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Love, Inc.) - Holly will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Keaton (Report to Murphy/Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest co-hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Maya Erskine (PEN15/Casual/Betas) and Anna Konkle (PEN15) - Maya and Anna are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michel Urie (Younger/Partners) - Michael is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa talks about her book Life from Scratch on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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

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
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