Saturday, December 11, 2021

SitcomsOnline Digest: Peacock Cancels A.P. Bio; VEI Announces McCloud DVD Set

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! As has been common in recent weeks, there isn't exactly any huge news, but there is a lot of little news stores, and we're here with a lot of them, including the cancellation of a Peacock series that started on NBC, an international version of an NBC hit, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • A.P. Bio has been cancelled by Peacock after 4 seasons. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • While there have been international versions of Saturday Night Live, none have ever been in English or in the United Kingdom, but that's about to change. (Deadline)
  • Jeopardy! isn't any closer to finding a new host, and it'll continue to be Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik rotating for the foreseeable future. (Variety)
  • Who would've thought that Freeform, the cable network that started as the Christian Broadcasting Network and used to censor mild swear words, would be the home to The Simpsons, Family Guy, and now The Office as well? (Deadline)
  • ABC had another Live in Front of a Studio Audience this week, but the only thing most people are talking about is how Lisa Whelchel doesn't appear to have aged at all in the past 40 years. (Daily Mail)
  • VEI has announced that McCloud - The Complete Series will be arriving on DVD soon, completing the DVD runs of all three of the original NBC Mystery Movie series. (VEI)
  • Mike Nesmith of The Monkees has died at age 76. (Rolling Stone)
  • Chris Cuomo was officially fired by CNN this week. (CNN)
  • Brian Williams also signed off on MSNBC for the last time this week, although he voluntarily left the network. (Variety)
  • getTV has some new acquisitions, including The Rockford Files. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (DECEMBER 11 - DECEMBER 17)

  • The follow-up to South Park: Post-COVID is arriving on Paramount Plus much sooner than fans anticipated, on Thursday of this week to be specific.
  • It's a weekend of The Addams Family on Decades.
  • NBC has a new duo of sitcoms that will have special previews this week, with American Auto on Monday and Grand Crew on Tuesday.
  • Paramount Plus has launched 18 new live channels on the service that you can watch now.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, March 1

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 26)

Friday, March 1

  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Watch Jesse on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - Esther appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation), Nico Santos (Superstore) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Billy, Nico and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Punkie Johnson (Love Life) - Punkie is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Drew is chatting with legendary singer Reba McEntire in Las Vegas about singing at the Super Bowl and how far she's come to be where she is now on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott talks about The Girls on the Bus on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.


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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