Monday, November 07, 2022

Showtime and Paramount Network Set Simultaneous Premiere; Jeff Dunham's New Comedy Central Special

George & Tammy

SHOWTIME(R) announced that it has picked up the six-part limited series George & Tammy, starring Oscar winner Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) and Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals, Revolutionary Road). The series is created by Abe Sylvia (The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Nurse Jackie), directed by John Hillcoat (The Road) and produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Freckle Films, Mad Chance, Brolin Productions, Aunt Sylvia's Moving Picture Co. and Blank Films Inc.

The premiere episode of George & Tammy will debut simultaneously on SHOWTIME and on the Paramount Network behind Yellowstone commercial free on Sunday, December 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The remainder of the season will be available exclusively on SHOWTIME, with new episodes available on streaming and on demand for all SHOWTIME as well as PARAMOUNT+ with SHOWTIME bundle subscribers on Fridays, before making its on-air debut on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The series will also begin rolling out across additional Paramount+ markets outside the US and Canada. Starring alongside Chastain and Shannon, the impressive ensemble cast includes Steve Zahn (The White Lotus), Kelly McCormack (A League of Their Own), Walton Goggins (The Righteous Gemstones), Pat Healy (Station 19), David Wilson Barnes (Perry Mason) and Katy Mixon (American Housewife).




Jeff Dunham: Me the People

Comedy Central announced a new one-hour special from global stand up superstar Jeff Dunham. Jeff Dunham: Me the People, is set to world premiere during Thanksgiving weekend on Friday, November 25th at 8:00pm ET/ PT. Shot at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, DC, "Me the People" is Jeff's 11th stand up special. With the help of many of his beloved characters (and even a brand new one!), Dunham tackles how much time we dedicate to our devices, the ridiculous things we spend money on, and cancel culture in comedy.

The special is executive produced by Judi Marmel, Stu Schreiberg and John Bravakis. Ryan Moran is the executive producer for Paramount Media Networks & MTV Entertainment Studios, with Harold BerĂ³n III as executive in charge of production. Jeff Dunham: Me the People follows his last special Completely Unrehearsed Last Minute Pandemic Holiday Special which premiered on Comedy Central in November 2020. Dunham's specials have a storied and successful ratings history on Comedy Central with Unhinged in Hollywood, Completely Unrehearsed Last Minute Pandemic Holiday Special and Very Special X-Mas ranking as the top three stand-up specials to date among total viewers P2+. In addition, Dunham has the eight most watched stand-ups on Comedy Central to-date.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Sunday, May 19

The Simpsons - "Bart's Brain" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart makes a new friend.

Krapopolis - "Remedial Archeology" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Tyrannis buys a magic shell; Shlub takes Deliria to a monster wedding.

The Great North - "Fifty Worst Dates Adventure" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Carissa's friends tell Beef he needs to be more romantic, he takes her on a full day of consecutive dates; Honeybee and Judy plan their second annual opening of "The Tobin Family Pool."

Bob's Burgers - "Butt Sweat and Fears" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tina is determined to get some upper butt action at Chelsea's party; Teddy tries to get in on the family's competition of building objects from the basement trash.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 13)

Friday, May 17

  • Chris Perfetti (Abbott Elementary) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) and Rachael Harris (Surviving Jack/In the Motherhood/Notes from the Underbelly) - Brooke and Rachael are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Will Forte (MacGruber/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about his new show Bodkin on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Howie Mandel (Good Grief) - Howie talks about America's Got Talent on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailee talks about Pretty Little Liars: Summer School on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jane Seymour (B Positive/Modern Men) - Jane talks about Acorn TV's Harry Wild on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Ilana Glazer (The Afterparty/Broad City), Michelle Buteau (Survival of the Thickest/Bless the Harts/Enlisted) and Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Ilana, Michelle and Pamela talk about Babes on of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Trevor Jackson (grown-ish) - Trevor discusses his career transformation, from his role in grown-ish to transitioning into a successful solo music career. He is here to perform a medley of two new songs, Heads Up and He Don't Know on Tamron Hall, 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)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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