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

Friday, June 21

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Friday, June 21

  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Watch Pamela on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Will Ferrell (The Office) - Will appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now/The Associates) - Martin is a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher at 10pm on HBO.
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) and Judy Gold (All-American Girl) - Sandra and Judy are guests on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Eva Longoria (Only Murders in the Building/Telenovela) - Eva talks about Land of Women on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • George Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez/Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) and Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - George and Mayan talk about their hit NBC sitcom Lopez vs Lopez on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Jenifer Lewis (I Love That for You/black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer is joining Drew to talk about taking her inspirational journey and miraculous recovery after a devastating fall while on vacation a few years ago on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (And Just Like That.../Second Time Around) - Nicole discusses her Gymwrap sweatband line on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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