Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Roku 2023 NewFront; Peacock Schedules Kaley Cuoco Series

Roku 2023 NewFront

Roku, the #1 TV streaming platform in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, hosted its second in-person IAB NewFront at the Chelsea Factory in New York City. During the presentation, Roku highlighted several new Roku Original titles that will debut in the 2023-2024 broadcast year. Newly announced series include Charlie Makes a Record (wt) starring Charlie Puth; Celebrity Family Cook Off (wt) hosted by Manolo Gonzalez Vergara and executive produced by Sofia Vergara; Carpe DM with Juanpa starring and executive produced by Juanpa Zurita; Side Hustlers featuring Emma Grede and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine in association with Ally; and the first-of-its-kind food competition show Special Delivery, which gives audiences the opportunity to immediately enjoy the winning dishes from the show.

Additionally, Roku revealed that it has renewed several series for new seasons. Roku Original Honest Renovations, hosted and executive produced by Jessica Alba and Lizzy Mathis, will return for a second season. Roku will also partner with Hello Sunshine and Cinestar Pictures once again to build onto its Meet Me franchise. The second installment of the reality rom-com, Meet Me in Rome, will follow a new group of single women looking for love like in the movies. The Great American Baking Show will also return for a second season, and Roku will bring audiences its second The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday special, featuring a new lineup of celebrity bakers, this holiday season. Roku Original talent and creative partners, including Charlie Puth, Cisley Saldaña, Emma Grede, Jessica Alba, Juanpa Zurita, Liz Jenkins, Lizzy Mathis, Manolo Gonzalez Vergara, Mariel Saldaña, Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Rich Eisen, Sofia Vergara, and "Weird Al" Yankovic, all celebrated Roku Originals live on the NewFront stage in New York City.


Based on a True Story - Kaley Cuoco and Chris Messina

You're in for a wild treat... 🔪 Based on a True Story is streaming June 8 on Peacock! 🩸 A dark comedic thriller, Based on a True Story is about a realtor, a former tennis star and a plumber who seize a unique opportunity to capitalize on America's obsession with true crime. Emmy Award nominee Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant) stars as 'Ava Bartlett,' alongside Chris Messina (Air) as 'Nathan' and Tom Bateman (Thirteen Lives) as 'Matt' in your next obsession.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, February 25

The Simpsons - "Lisa Gets an F1" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa feels a need for speed as well as a need for control of her anxiety when she becomes a pro kid go-cart racer.

Krapopolis - "Eclipse" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The city of Krapopolis reckons with a solar eclipse; Tyrannis learns that it is not a cruel punishment by Zeus, but a natural occurrence.

The Great North - "Aunt Misbehavin' Adventure" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Moon gets rejected by his crush for the Lil' Preppers Practice Prom, he goes off-grid for the night; Moon copes with his first bout of romantic rejection.

Grimsburg - "McSnuff the Mystery Mutt" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After being forced to take a desk role in the office, Flute decides to lead a double-life and become a dog-themed superhero named McSnuff.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 19)

Friday, February 23

  • Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building/Wizards of Waverly Place) - Watch Selena on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Dakota is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl Lee appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Alan Cumming (Schmigadoon!) - Alan talks about Peacock's The Traitors on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys/Double Rush) - D. L. dives into the state of comedy today, his nationwide comedy tour and how becoming a grandfather has changed him on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Judy Gold (All-Ameircna Girl) and Kym Whitley (Act Your Age/Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Judy and Kym serve as the all-star panel of judges for Sherri's Funny Over 50 contest on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) - Beanie and the cast of Drive-Away Dolls are telling Drew all about their new on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Shoniqua Shandai (Harlem) - Shoniqua is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:30am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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