Saturday, March 25, 2023

SitcomsOnline Digest: Arrested Development Staying on Netflix (and Leaving Hulu); Grey's Anatomy Gets Season 20 Renewal

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we're learning about a renewal of a long-running ABC series, getting a look at the revival of Clone High, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • Arrested Development isn't leaving Netflix after all, but it will be leaving Hulu instead, and Disney will also be allowed to sell the entire series (including those produced for Netflix) into linear syndication. (Vulture)
  • It's got a long way to go to beat the longevity of The Simpsons (and it doesn't make it any easier since The Simpsons is still in the race), but get ready for season 20 (yes, 20) of Grey's Anatomy. (Variety)
  • We have our first look at the HBO Max revival of Clone High. (Deadline)
  • The Steve Wilkos Show has been renewed, which is surprising given how many long-running daytime shows have been ending lately. (Deadline)
  • The American Music Awards, like most other awards shows, has been in constant ratings decline (losing about 90% of the audience it had in the 90s, but even losing half of the audience it had just a few years ago), and now it is uncertain as to whether it will even be back this year. (Variety)
  • With so many episodes of The Simpsons, everything eventually has to be based upon things that have happened or will happened, and it seems that an incident involving a Florida principal and the Michaelangelo's David was predicted by the long-running animated series. (Deadline)
  • Rewind TV is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Mork & Mindy and Earth Day with a marathon of Mork & Mindy. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (MARCH 26 - MARCH 31)

  • It's the final binge ever for Decades (though the successor will also feature binges), with this weekend featuring The Mod Squad.
  • Catchy Comedy replaces Decades on Monday, and brings new series with it as well, including Night Court, Full House, All in the Family, Sanford & Son, and Good Times.
  • It's a busy week for animated season premieres, with HouseBroken on Fox on Sunday and American Dad! on TBS on Monday.
  • Unstable, a new comedy starring Rob Lowe, debuts on Netflix on Thursday.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Tuesday, July 23

The Conners - "Road Trip and Guilt Trip" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dan and Jackie take a road trip to a hardware wholesaler in Oklahoma; Darlene heads out of town and leaves behind a plethora of to-do notes for Becky and Ben.

The Conners - "Text Thread and The Marital Bed" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise gets into a feud with Becky after accidentally sending a rude message in the family text thread; Darlene tries to spice up her sex life with Ben.

The Conners - "What's So Funny About Peas, Love and Understanding?" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene figures out a new plan to afford Mark's college tuition; Jackie and Louise try to help Becky meet a new guy.

The Conners - "Dating, Drinking and Grifter Logic" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Neville confronts Jackie about loaning Dan money; Darlene attempts to play matchmaker for Mark.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 22)

Tuesday, July 23

  • Lamorne Morris (Woke/New Girl) - Lamorne guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Zachary Levi (Telenovela/Less Than Perfect) - Catch Zachary on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Hugh Jackman (Human Resources) - Hugh is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ralph Macchio (Eight is Enough) - Ralph appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He will also be on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • John Owen Lowe (Unstable/The Grinder) - John is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Rashida Jones (Sunny/BlackAF/Duncanville/Angie Tribeca/Unhitched/The Office) - Rashida appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) and
  • Andy Richter (Andy Barker, P.I./Quintuplets/Andy Richter Controls the Universe) - Anna and Andy are guests on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia talks about The Decameron on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Gina Rodriguez (Not Dead Yet) - Gina is a guest on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Cole Escola (Human Resources/Search Party/Mozart in the Jungle/Difficult People) - Cole chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Drea De Matteo (Joey) - Drea discusses her Ultrafree streetwear line on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) - Hannah appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Jay is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm 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)

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)
07/05 - Letterkenny - Season 12 (Final Season)
07/30 - Ted Lasso - The Richmond Way (The Complete Series) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/17 - Bewitched - The Complete Series - 60th Anniversary Special Edition (Blu-ray)
09/24 - Friends - The Complete Series (4K Ultra HD)
09/24 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Seventh Season / The Complete Series
10/08 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Twelfth Season / The Complete Series

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