Saturday, October 28, 2023

SitcomsOnline Digest: SAG-AFTRA Strike Negotiations to Restart; Night Court Actor Richard Moll Dies

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! It's another slow week, but it looks like they're trying (again) to resolve the SAG-AFTRA strike, we're hearing of the news of the death of a Night Court star, and more. Let's get going!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB

  • The SAG-AFTRA strike isn't over, but at least they're going to start negotiating again this weekend. (Deadline)
  • Actor Richard Moll, who played Bull on Night Court, has died, leaving John Larroquette and Marsha Warfield as the last two surviving cast members. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Henry Winkler has a new book, and in it, he talks about his struggles with dyslexia made him feel embarrassed at Happy Days table reads. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Tom Bergeron is speaking out about his exit from Dancing with the Stars, and he isn't holding back at all. (Variety)
  • NBC has ordered a series staring Zachary Quntio. (SitcomsOnline)

WEEKLY PLANNER (OCTOBER 21 - OCTOBER 27)

  • Catchy Comedy is spending the next two weekends loving Lucy, starting with a binge of The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (and a few episodes of I Love Lucy to fill time, as there were only 13 episodes of The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour) this weekend.
  • Buzzr is celebrating Halloween with a Chills & Thrills marathon featuring Halloween episodes of game shows that airs 8PM-11 PM tonight, Sunday night, and Monday night, with an all encore starting at noon on Tuesday.
  • Antenna TV has a Bewitched marathon for Halloween and Rewind TV has a Sabrina the Teenage Witch marathon.
  • Cozi TV has a short marathon of The Munsters on Tuesday.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 4

American Dad! - "The Pink Sphinx Holds Her Hearts on the Turn" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Francine enters the strange and dangerous world of poker to learn how to hide her true feelings from Steve and Hayley.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 4)

Monday, December 4

  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Watch Ray on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Sebastian appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Gabriel Iglesias (Mr. Iglesias/Cristela), John Witherspoon (The First Family/The Tracy Morgan Show/The Wayans Bros.) and Thea Vidale (Thea) - Gabriel, John (RIP) and Thea are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Rachel Bloom (Upload) - Rachel appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan talks about When I Was Your Age on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kate Flannery (The Office) - Kate tells Sherri all about A Swingin’ Little Christmas, her holiday concert with Jane Lynch, on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Arrested Development/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) - Henry discusses his new memoir Being Henry: The Fonz...and Beyond on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bellamy Young (The Other Black Girl) - Bellamy appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:15am.


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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