Thursday, June 08, 2023

The CW Summer 2023 Premiere Dates; Peacock's Bupkis Gets NBC Airing

The CW

The CW Network announced summer 2023 premiere dates for new scripted series Son of a Critch, Run the Burbs, Children Ruin Everything and Moonshine, as well as the premieres of alternative series Recipe for Disaster, FBoy Island, Down to Earth with Zac Efron, Fantastic Friends and limited series Greatest Geek Year Ever: 1982. These premieres are joined by the returning series Bump, Family Law and Great Chocolate Showdown.

Family Law starring Jewel Staite and Victor Garber returns with season two on Friday, July 7 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the dysfunctional family comedy-drama Moonshine (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) from creator and executive producer Sheri Elwood and starring Jennifer Finnigan. Get a look inside the "greatest year in cinema ever" in the totally tubular limited series Greatest Geek Year Ever: 1982 premiering on Saturday, July 8 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). On Tuesday, July 18, (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) travel the world with The CW premiere the series Down to Earth with Zac Efron starring Emmy® award winner Zac Efron. Experience extraordinary exploits across the globe with James and Oliver Phelps in Fantastic Friends (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT).

Comedy is back on The CW with the hilarious original series Son of a Critch making its CW premiere with back-to-back episodes on Monday, July 24 (8:00-8:30pm and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by back-to-back episodes of Children Ruin Everything season one (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT and 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT). The laughs continue with the Pham Family in Run the Burbs on Monday, July 31 (8:30-9:00pm ET/PT) and the season two premiere of the comedy-drama series Bump also on Monday, July 31 (9:30-10:00pm ET/PT). Thursdays are for Fboy Island with a former season of the Nikki Glaser-hosted alternative series making its broadcast premiere on Thursday, August 3 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). Great Chocolate Showdown returns for season four on Saturday, August 5 (8:00pm-9:00 ET/PT) followed by back-to-back episodes of the extreme cooking competition series Recipe for Disaster (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT & 9:30-10:00pm ET/PT).


Bupkis

Peacock's critically acclaimed comedy series Bupkis, starring Pete Davidson, Edie Falco and Joe Pesci, from executive producer Lorne Michaels, surprise drops second episode on YouTube, streaming NOW. Leveraging the powerhouse portfolio of NBCUniversal, episode 102 of Bupkis will also air June 10 on NBC following the Saturday Night Live encore, featuring host Miles Teller and musical guest Kendrick Lamar. Viewers can catch up on all episodes, streaming now on Peacock. Just ahead of Emmy Awards voting, airing Bupkis across YouTube and NBC will introduce the series to a broader audience. In episode 102, "Do as I Say, Not as I Do," young Pete (Preston Brodrick) attends a wedding just weeks after losing his father on 9/11 and bonds with his uncle (Bobby Cannavale).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, June 17

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Baby Shower" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Courtney and Marty deal with some baby shower drama with Tina, while Lamar adjusts to a new job at the Fuse Box.

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Name Drop" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Marty and Courtney’s baby name gets spread around because nobody can keep a secret. Meanwhile, Dave is assigned the ever-complicated task of assembling the diaper changing table.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Monday, June 17

  • Austin Butler (Ruby & the Rockits/Zoey 101/Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) - Watch Austin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Eddie appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Matty Matheson (The Bear) - Matty is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ayo Edebiri (Big Mouth/The Bear) - Ayo appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick and Adrienne Warren discuss their return to Broadway on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim talks about Netflix's Unfrosted on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta talks about HGTV's Ugliest House in America on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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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