Tuesday, October 31, 2023

TBS Friends Tribute Marathon; HBO's Albert Brooks Documentary Premieres November 11

Friends

TBS is celebrating the life of Friends star and fan-favorite actor Matthew Perry all week long with marathons dedicated to his beloved character, interspersed with special tributes showcasing what he and his character meant to fans of the long-running comedy sitcom. The "Best of Chandler" Marathon begins on Wednesday, November 1, spotlighting the character's most hilarious and heartwarming episodes. The marathon continues on Thursday, November 2, highlighting friendship episodes with "Best of Chandler and Joey's Friendship," and the "Best of Monica and Chandler's Relationship" Marathon on Friday, November 3. Encores of the marathons will continue over the weekend through Sunday, November 5.

Full scheduling details below:  

Wednesday, 11/1: "Friends": Best of Chandler Marathon (6A - 6P)
· 6:00AM "The One With The Blackout"
· 6:30AM "The One After the Super Bowl Pt. 2"
· 7:00AM "The One With the Prom Video"
· 7:30AM "The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies"
· 8:00AM "The One Where Eddie Wont' Go"
· 8:30AM "The One With Barry and Mindy's Wedding"
· 9:00AM "The One With the Jam"
· 9:30AM "The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister"
· 10:00AM "The One With the Hypnosis Tape"
· 10:30AM "The One With a Chick and a Duck"
· 11:00AM "The One With the Cat"
· 11:30AM "The One With the Cuffs"
· 12:00PM "The One With Chandler in a Box"
· 12:30PM "The One With the Embryos"
· 1:00PM "The One With all the Rugby"
· 1:30PM "The One With All the Wedding Dresses"
· 2:00PM "The One With All the Thanksgivings"
· 2:30PM "The One Where Everybody Finds Out"
· 3:00PM "The One With the Cop"
· 3:30PM "The One With the Proposal: Part 1"
· 4:00PM "The One With the Halloween Party"
· 4:30PM "The One With the Tea Leaves"
· 5:00PM "The One With the Sharks"
· 5:30PM "The One Where Rachel Goes Back to Work"

Thursday, 11/2: "Friends": Best of Chandler and Joey's Friendship Marathon (6:30A-12:30P)
· 6:00AM "The One With the Baby On The Bus"
· 6:30AM "The One With The Prom Video"
· 7:00AM "The One Where Ross and Rachel... You Know"
· 7:30AM "The One Where Joey Moves Out"
· 8:00AM "The One Where Eddie Won't Go"
· 8:30AM "The One Where No One's Ready"
· 9:00AM "The One With a Chick and a Duck"
· 9:30AM "The One With the Cat"
· 10:00AM "The One With Chandler in a Box"
· 10:30AM "The One With The Embryos"
· 11:00AM "The One Where Monica Sings"
· 12:00PM "The One With Ross's Grant"

Friday, 11/3: "Friends": Best of Chandler & Monica's Relationship Marathon (10A-12:30P)
· 10:00AM "The One With Ross' Wedding, Part 2"
· 10:30AM "The One With the Proposal Part 1" 
· 11:00AM "The One With the Proposal Part 2"
· 11:30AM "The One With Monica and Chandler's Wedding Part 1"
· 12:00AM "The One With Monica and Chandler's Wedding Part 2"

Saturday, 11/4: "Friends": Best of Chandler Encore (6A-10:30A)
· 6:00AM "The One With The Blackout"
· 6:30AM "The One After the Super Bowl Pt. 2"
· 7:00AM "The One With the Prom Video" 
· 7:30AM "The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies"
· 8:00AM "The One Where Eddie Wont' Go" 
· 8:30AM "The One With Barry and Mindy's Wedding" 
· 9:00AM "The One With the Jam"
· 9:30AM "The One Where Chandler Can't Remember Which Sister"
· 10:00AM "The One With the Hypnosis Tape" 

Sunday, 11/5: Friends Best of Chandler Encore (6A-12:30P)
· 6:00AM "The One With a Chick and a Duck"
· 6:30AM "The One With the Cat"
· 7:00AM "The One With the Cuffs"
· 7:30AM "The One With Chandler in a Box"
· 8:00AM "The One With the Embryos"
· 8:30AM "The One With all the Rugby"
· 9:00AM "The One With All the Thanksgivings"
· 9:30AM "The One Where Everybody Finds Out"
· 10:00AM "The One With the Cop"
· 10:30AM "The One With the Proposal: Part 1"
· 11:00AM "The One With the Halloween Party"
· 11:30AM "The One With the Tea Leaves"
· 12:00PM "The One With the Sharks" 


Albert Brooks: Defending My Life

The HBO Original documentary Albert Brooks: Defending My Life directed by acclaimed filmmaker Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally, The Princess Bride), debuts Saturday, November 11 (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on Max. Since the late 1960s, Albert Brooks has been a major force in American comedy with his smart, sometimes absurdist, and truly unique sense of humor. From stand-up, to acting, to writing and directing short films, to his seven, iconic, original motion pictures, including Modern Romance, Lost in America, Mother and more, Brooks has paved the way for future generations and remains a comedic force in a league of his own. With testimonials from some of the brightest comedy talents and serious thinkers, as well as family and friends, Albert Brooks: Defending My Life chronicles Brooks' very early work all the way to present day. In this deep and personal conversation, Reiner and Brooks explore the origins and evolution of Brooks' career, the impetus for his creativity, and the impact he has had on the world of comedy.

Featured Participants: Attesting to Brooks' influence in the comedy and entertainment world is a host of notable celebrity figures including: Chris Rock, Conan O'Brien, Wanda Sykes, Jon Stewart, Ben Stiller, Steven Spielberg, Sarah Silverman, David Letterman, Larry David, Jonah Hill, Judd Apatow, Sharon Stone, Brian Williams, Anthony Jeselnik, Tiffany Haddish, Alana Haim, Nikki Glaser, James L. Brooks, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Thursday, May 30

Ghosts - "The Owl" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sam, Jay and the remaining ghosts unravel the mystery of which ghost passed into the afterlife. Also, Sam and Jay must relocate an owl in order to do construction on the barn to turn it into Jay’s restaurant.

Ghosts - "Man of Your Dreams" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sam learns that one of the ghosts’ powers is to enter the dreams of the livings and influence their decisions. Also, two of the ghosts think they’ve learned the secret to moving on.

Ghosts - "Halloween 3: The Guest Who Wouldn’t Leave" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pete’s ex-wife, Carol (Caroline Aaron), shows up at Woodstone Mansion during Sam and Jay’s Halloween party, where they’re trying to impress some cool friends (John Reynolds and Christine Ko). Also, the ghosts hope to bring Flower back with a seance.

Ghosts - "Holes Are Bad" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sam and Jay leave the ghosts home alone for the weekend in an attempt to have a romantic getaway, shocking revelations are made about two of Woodstone’s beloved spirits.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 27)

Thursday, May 30

  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Catch Sofia and her son Manolo on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men/Togetherness) - Melanie appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Mr. Mayor/Me, Myself & I) - Bobby appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Vinny Thomas (Platonic) - Vinny is a guest on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance talks about Making a Scene on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Gina Rodriguez (Not Dead Yet) - Gina talks about ABC's Dead to Me on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - Mayan talks about NBC's Lopez vs Lopez on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
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04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
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