Thursday, January 13, 2022

MeTV Acquires Full House, Launches with Bob Saget Tribute; Dickinson Gets Documentary Retrospective

Bob Saget

MeTV welcomes Full House to the neighborhood with a Bob Saget tribute. The beloved TV family The Tanners are coming to the MeTV lineup, starting with a tribute to one of America's favorite TV dads! Don't miss the tribute to Bob Saget with four specially-selected episodes showcasing the Tanner family patriarch, Danny Tanner ("The Big Three-O," "'Ol Brown Eyes," "Bachelor of the Month," and "The Trouble with Danny"). The tribute starts this Sunday, January 16, at 2PM ET/1PM CT. Then, you can see Full House every Sunday at 2PM-4PM ET/1PM-3PM CT as they add this iconic show to the their Sunday schedule (temporarily replacing Gilligan's Island in the time period) starting Jan. 23 with the very first episode ("Our Very First Show"). Gilligan's Island will move to 4-5pm starting Feb. 20. Before Bob Saget even passed away last Sunday, MeTV had already acquired Full House and was planning on launching it in February with a Valentine's marathon on Super Bowl Sunday. We were going to announce it on Monday, but then Bob passed away so we held it and did a tribute to him instead. As of now, the Valentine's stunt is still planned. "Fall in Love with Full House" as MeTV presents a heartfelt marathon of love themed episodes of Full House the day before Valentine's Day on Sunday, February 13 from 12:00-6:00pm ET/PT on Super Bowl Sunday (who needs to watch the pre-game anyway?). Episodes airing in the Valentine's stunt are: "Jesse's Girl," "A Little Romance," "Little Shop of Sweaters," "Stephanie Plays the Field," "The Wedding Part 1," "The Wedding Part 2," "Lovers and Other Tanners," "The Heartbreak Kid," "The House Meets the Mouse Part 1," "The House Meets the Mouse Part 2," "Prom Night" and "Dateless in San Francisco."




Dickinson

Apple TV+ is excited to release a surprise documentary special, From Dickinson, With Love, following last month's series finale of the Peabody Award-winning comedy Dickinson. The special, created for the series' fans, is now available to stream on Apple TV+ and YouTube. Join star and executive producer Hailee Steinfeld, creator, writer, and executive producer Alena Smith, along with the cast and crew of Dickinson as they take us behind-the-scenes on set, reminisce on their favorite memories together, and say farewell after three incredible seasons. All episodes of Dickinson are now available to watch on Apple TV+. Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series that audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson. Set in the 19th century, the series is a coming-of-age story that finds Emily to be the unexpected hero for our millennial generation. Dickinson, premiered in November 2019 and took its final bow on December 24, 2021.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, January 17

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Knockout" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Dave nears his 40th birthday, Calvin offers to coach his friend for an amateur boxing tournament. Also, sparks fly when Marty meets a new woman at the gym.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Cats in a Bathtub" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Bob accidentally reveals Morenike is gay, Abishola and Kemi are forced to defend her against their church, and even their own families. Also, Douglas comes clean to Olivia about not being poor.

Kenan - "Hustle and Flow" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kenan and Aubrey clash when he refuses to see that she's growing up; while Gary pursues a controversial revenue stream on social media, Mika, Tami and Pam are inspired to show him the downside.

Kenan - "Dating App" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With Gary's help, Kenan signs up for a dating app that he might not be ready for while Rick has an interesting date of his own; Mika and Pam strategize to help Tami when she is caught in an unflattering situation by a tabloid photographer.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 17)

Monday, January 17

  • Daveed Diggs (Central Park/black-ish) - Watch Daveed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He also talks about Snowpiercer on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Aidy Bryant (Shrill) - Aidy appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Early (The Afterparty/Search Party) - John is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky talks about the third season of After Party on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) and Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Kym and Finesse guest host The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl talks about Abbott Elementary on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fortune Feimster (Kenan/Bless the Harts/Sunnyside/Champions) - Fortune is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael talks about his trip into space on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) and Randall Park Fresh Off the Boat/Veep) - Ed and Randall talk about Peacock's True Story with Ed and Randall on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary talks about How I Met Your Father on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa talks about Netflix's Brazen on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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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