Saturday, July 15, 2023

SitcomsOnline Digest: Actors Join the Writers on Strike; Fox Sets Premiere Date for Krapopolis

  Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! News is slow at this time of the year, but we have updates on SAG-AFTRA joining the writers in being on strike, Fox finally setting a premiere date for Krapopolis, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • We hope you weren't looking forward to the fall season, because it's not looking like we'll have much of one now that SAG-AFTRA has joined the writers in being on strike. (Vox)
  • Rainn Wilson has revealed that he wasn't particularly happy when he was on The Office, because he was just waiting for that big movie deal that he never got (unlike some of his co-stars). (CNN)
  • A premiere date has finally been set for Krapopolis, which we assume that they had to finally put it on because episodes of the show are ready when a lot of scripted stuff for the fall is not. (Deadline)
  • Great American Family has set a premiere date for their next Christmas movie, which will star Lori Loughlin. (Deadline)
  • It seems that running for political office is starting to become a trend for TV actors lately, and now Hill Harper is running for a US Senate seat in Michigan. (Deadline)
  • India has a new news anchor, but she isn't real. (Deadline)
  • The CW has announced their Fall 2023 premiere dates. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (JULY 16 - JULY 22)

  • Catchy Comedy has a binge of Get Smart this weekend.
  • Freeform's animated comedy Praise Petey premieres July 21.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 21

The Conners - "Moms and Rats" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bev experiences moments of clarity and reflection and asks Jackie to spend the day together in Chicago. Elsewhere, Darlene finds a rat in her home but refuses to let Ben kill it.

Not Dead Yet - "Not in the Cards Yet" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lexi, Duncan, Sam and Dennis attend an award ceremony for several SoCal Independent editing nominations. Meanwhile, Nell steps into babysit Sam’s daughter, Tilly, who doesn’t seem interested in hanging out with her “fun Aunt Nell.”

Abbott Elementary - "Smoking" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After a student is caught smoking, the Abbott staff come together to revamp the outdated drug policy. Meanwhile, Janine tries to prep the new substitute teacher for her class but finds it challenging to give up her former role.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 19)

Wednesday, February 21

  • Jeff Goldblum (Search Party) - Watch Jeff on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tyler James Williams (Abbott Elementary/Go On/Everybody Hates Chris) - Tyler appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - Ariana is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Emma Stone (The Curse) - Emma appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Do Not Disturb/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity), Arden Myrin (Working) and Mary Lynn Rajskub (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jerry, Arden and Mary are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - Kyle appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 3am on Bravo. She also talks about The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sam Waterston (Grace and Frankie) - NBC's Today catches up with Sam in the 9am hour.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is joining Drew to talk about the 30th anniversary of Living Single and playing a special round of Final Five with questions from former co-star Erika Alexander on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.


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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