Tuesday, November 15, 2022

CBS Midseason 2023 Schedule; Oprah Interviews Abbott Elementary Megastar

Lingo & True Lies

CBS announced the premieres of the new word-twisting game show Lingo, hosted and executive produced by Emmy Award winner RuPaul Charles; the new action-drama series True Lies, starring Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga; along with returning series dates. Lingo, a brand-new, supercharged adaptation of the fast-thinking game show, debuts on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT. True Lies, inspired by James Cameron's hit action-comedy film of the same name, premieres on a special night and time, Thursday, Feb. 23 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT. The drama moves to its regular time period on Wednesday, March 1 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT, with a lead-in by a special two-hour premiere of Survivor, hosted by Jeff Probst, from 8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT.

The competition series Tough As Nails, hosted by Phil Keoghan, will return for its fourth season with a special two-hour episode on Wednesday, Jan. 4 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) before moving to its regular 10:00 PM, ET/PT time period on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Specially themed primetime episodes of The Price is Right at Night, hosted by Drew Carey, will air at 8:00 PM, ET/PT beginning Wednesday, Jan. 4. As previously announced, the first-ever NCIS-verse crossover event with NCIS, NCIS: Hawai'i and NCIS: Los Angeles airs Monday, Jan. 2 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). New Friday drama Fire Country airs immediately after the NFL AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 29. The 65th Annual Grammy Awards airs Sunday, Feb. 5. And additional original episodes of CBS returning series will begin airing the week of Jan. 2.


Oprah and Quinta Brunson Abbott Elementary

Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere an OWN Spotlight Oprah and Quinta Brunson Abbott Elementary Saturday, November 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT featuring the Emmy award winner in a conversation from Oprah's garden. In this OWN Spotlight, Oprah speaks with writer, executive producer, actress and comedian Quinta Brunson to discuss her megahit comedy series, Abbott Elementary. Brunson shares reflections about her childhood, her greatest mentors and the pivotal moments of her career. She also discusses the inspiration behind Abbott Elementary and why the world was ready for this Emmy Award-winning show. The interview will also be available starting Sunday, November 27 on both HBO Max and discovery+.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, April 12

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 8)

Friday, April 12

  • Dax Shepherd (Bless This Mess) - Watch Dax on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher at 10pm on HBO.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer is telling Drew about the show hitting a milestone 1,000th episode on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever), Cheech Marin (Rob/The Golden Palace) and Jay Hernandez (Hang Time) - Dennis, Cheech and Jay talk about The Long Game on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jaime Camil (Schmigadoon!/Broke) - Jaime talks about NBC's Lopez vs Lopez on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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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
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)

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