Friday, June 09, 2023

Apple TV+ Comedy The Afterparty Returns July 12; Abbott Elementary Season 2 Dominated Across All Platforms

The Afterparty

Apple TV+ unveiled the trailer for the upcoming second season of its broadly acclaimed and global hit murder mystery comedy series, The Afterparty, from Academy Award-winning creators Chris Miller and Phil Lord. Premiering globally on Apple TV+ on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, the 10-episode second season of The Afterparty will introduce a new mystery, new characters and new episodes told through popular film genres. The Afterparty season two will make its global debut with the first two episodes, followed by one new episode every Wednesday through September 6, 2023.

Created by Miller, each episode of The Afterparty is a genre-bending comedy that explores a different character's account of one fateful evening, all told through the lens of popular film genres and unique visuals to match the storyteller's perspective. Stars Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson and Zoë Chao reprise their roles for season two, which will introduce a new case and an expanded cast of characters played by John Cho, Paul Walter Hauser, Ken Jeong, Anna Konkle, Poppy Liu, Elizabeth Perkins, Jack Whitehall, Zach Woods and Vivian Wu. In season two, a wedding is ruined when the groom is murdered and every guest is a suspect. Detective Danner (Haddish) returns to help Aniq (Richardson) and Zoë (Chao) solve whodunnit by questioning family members, star-crossed lovers and business partners, and hearing each suspect's retelling of the weekend, each with their own unique perspective and visual style.




Abbott Elementary

After 35 days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, the second season of ABC's Abbott Elementary delivered 9.1 million Total Viewers and hit a 3.57 rating in Adults 18-49, marking the strongest season average for an ABC comedy since the 2019-2020 season. In its second season, Abbott Elementary jumped over its debut season by 12% in Total Viewers (9.1 million vs. 8.1 million) and by 30% among Adults 18-49 (3.57 rating vs. 2.74 rating). Abbott Elementary ranks as ABC's No. 1 multiplatform series this season among Adults 18-49 (3.57 rating). The sophomore ABC sitcom shot up more than 7 times over its initial Live+Same Day rating in Adults 18-49 (+614%) after 35 days of multiplatform viewing (0.50 rating to 3.57 rating) and picked up a massive +6.3 million Total Viewers (2.8 million to 9.1 million).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, March 1

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 26)

Friday, March 1

  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Watch Jesse on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - Esther appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation), Nico Santos (Superstore) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Billy, Nico and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Punkie Johnson (Love Life) - Punkie is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Drew is chatting with legendary singer Reba McEntire in Las Vegas about singing at the Super Bowl and how far she's come to be where she is now on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott talks about The Girls on the Bus on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.


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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