Saturday, February 18, 2023

SitcomsOnline Digest: Daytime TV Changes Again with Cancellation of Two Long-Running Judge Shows; Arrested Development Leaving Netflix

  Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we have more on the rapidly changing landscape of daytime TV (including the cancellation of the last two remaining major judge shows from the 90s), news of a new cohost for Kelly Ripa, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • A Starsky & Hutch remake at Fox? It is under development at the moment. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • We have been talking about how daytime TV, which hasn't really had a whole lot of changes in decades, has been changing a lot lately, and now can officially say that the final vestiges of 90s daytime TV glory are gone, as Warner has canceled both Judge Mathis and The People's Court. (Variety)
  • Meanwhile, even though the show has come a long way from where it started as Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, Live with Kelly and Ryan is going through some changes too, as Ryan Seacrest is out and Ripa's husband, Mark Conseulos, will be replacing him. (Variety)
  • Since Warner Bros. Discovery is too cheap to make anything new, they're going to try edited reruns of Silicon Valley and True Blood on TBS and TNT, starting today. (Deadline)
  • Although the seasons fans truly liked will remain on Hulu, Arrested Development is leaving Netflix in March, and it is unclear what will happen with the seasons that were produced by and exclusive to Netflix. (Deadline)
  • Amber Ruffin is headed to the NBC primetime lineup. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (FEBRUARY 18 - FEBRUARY 24)

  • Decades is having a "Field Day" this weekend with marathons of Sally Field series from the Screen Gems era, including Gidget, The Flying Nun, and The Girl with Something Extra.
  • Magnum P.I. is back with a new network (NBC) tomorrow night.
  • A new season of Bel-Air arrives Thursday on Peacock.
  • Starz brings back Party Down on Friday.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, June 14

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 10)

Friday, June 14

  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Watch Jay on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld/Day by Day) - Julia talks about the movie Tuesday on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jason Canela (Palm Royale) - Jason talks about Apple TV+'s Palm Royale on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Col√≥n-Zayas (The Bear) - Liza talks about FX's The Bear on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release) Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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