Saturday, May 13, 2023

SitcomsOnline Digest: Night Court Season Finale Brings Back a Familiar Face; Comedy Central Renews Digman! for Second Season

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This week, we have the renewal of a Comedy Central animated series, a first look at the new Matlock, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • Tuesday night's episode of Night Court had a surprise guest at the end of the episode, and it's going to be more than just that one appearance (don't click on the link if you haven't watched it and don't want the surprise spoiled). (TVLine)
  • Comedy Central has renewed Digman! for a second season. (Deadline)
  • Disney+ and Hulu are going to merge into one app, but they'll still be available as separate services. (CNET)
  • We have our first look at the new Matlock series starring Kathy Bates. (Collider)
  • As a writer's strike nearly shut down the last few episodes of the end of the season for Jeopardy!, Mayim Bialik was unwilling to cross the picket line, but Ken Jennings was willing to do that. (Deadline)
  • Deidre Hall is celebrating her 5000th episode of Days of Our Lives. (Vibe)
  • Taxi ended 40 years ago, and some of the cast members got together in New York the past week for drinks. (Yahoo!)
  • Son of a Critch, a Canadian comedy from the same people who brought us Schitt's Creek, is coming to The CW this summer. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (MAY 13 - MAY 19)

  • Catchy Comedy has a binge of The Odd Couple this weekend (which seems a little odd for Mother's Day).
  • Meanwhile, Antenna TV does have a Mother's Day appropriate binge of One Day at a Time.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, December 9

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 4)

Friday, December 8

  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Watch Eddie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph (Only Murders in the Building/High Fidelity/People of Earth/Selfie) - Da'Vine appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Caponera (The Good Life) - John is a guest on a repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Robert Smigel (Let's Be Real) - Triumph the Insult Comic Dog aka Robert Smigel chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) and Molly Gordon (Ramy) - Noah and Molly talk about Theater Camp on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Eric Stonestreet (The Santa Clauses/Modern Family) - Eric talks about The Santa Clauses on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan sits down with Sherri to talk about his new book, When I Was Your Age, on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Sebastian appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September-December)

Family Matters - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Series ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

09/05 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Sixth Season
09/12 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete Second Season
09/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-6 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/26 - Family Matters - The Complete Series
09/26 - Step by Step - The Complete Series
10/10 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Thirteen / The Complete Season Fourteen
10/17 - ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) (Shout! Factory Special Offers)
10/17 - Night Court (2023) - The Complete First Season
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
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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

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