Monday, November 06, 2023

NBC Holiday Specials; Fox Holiday Specials

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

NBC is bringing families together to celebrate the holiday season with its beloved specials and additional new programming. Viewers can once again look forward to a robust slate of their favorite specials including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Christmas in Rockefeller Center and several others. New programming for 2023 includes Christmas at the Opry, hosted by Grammy Award-winning country superstar Wynonna Judd, Christmas at Graceland and more such as Barry Manilow's A Very Barry Christmas. Classic encores include It's a Wonderful Life, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Shrek the Halls, Trolls Holiday in Harmony, and the Dolly Parton films. New holiday episodes of That's My Jam and Password round out the holiay line-up.


The Simpsons - It's a Blunderful Life

As the 2023 holiday season approaches, Fox unwraps a festive list of naughty and nice original holiday programming from its hit unscripted series The Masked Singer, LEGO(R) Masters and MasterChef Junior, an annual holiday treat from TMZ, and classic FOX Animation Domination favorites The Simpsons, Family Guy and Bob's Burgers. All-new holiday specials debuting on Fox this season include:

· TMZ's Merry Elfin' Christmas - Unwrap light-hearted laughs and fond memories from 2023 with TMZ's third annual look back at the year's top stories. Join Harvey Levin, the TMZ team and a host of celebrity guests for all the fun on Tuesday, December 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
· MasterChef Junior: Home for the Holidays - In this all-new two-night event, Gordon Ramsay welcomes nine young culinary contestants to cook up seasonal delights themed to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Lunar New Year and more. The special will spice up the season on Sunday, December 10 (8:00-10:00PM ET/PT) and Monday, December 11 (8:00-10:00PM ET/PT).
· The Masked Singer Holiday Sing-Along - Holiday splendor and masked merriment collide on Tuesday, December 12 (8:00-10:00PM ET/PT) in this beloved yuletide special featuring all-new jaw-dropping surprise performances from Season 10 contestants, spectacular sing-along fun from Masked Singer alumni and The Masked Singer carolers: Nick Cannon, Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg, Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke and Nicole Scherzinger. Celebrate the holidays with a look back at the best moments from the milestone 10th season, all leading into the can't-miss final two episodes!
· LEGO Masters: Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular - Will Arnett hosts this second annual, holiday-themed event special, airing Monday, December 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Tuesday, December 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The two-night event will shake up the season like a snow globe with unpredictable twists and surprises as special guests NeNe Leakes, Marshawn Lynch, Kelly Osbourne and Rob Riggle pair up with fan-favorite former contestants - David Guedes (Season 3), Caleb Schilling (Season 2), Krystle Starr (Season 1) and Randall Wilson (Season 2) - to compete in ingenious holiday-themed challenges for charities of their choice. The perennial favorite will also return to FOX for its third installment in December 2024.
· Fox Animation Domination - Fox's animated fan favorites celebrate the season with all-new holiday episodes, starting with a special Thanksgiving episode of The Simpsons, airing Sunday, November 19 (8:00-8:30PM ET/PT), and on Sunday, December 17 (9:00-10:00PM ET/PT), a full hour of holiday fun with Bob's Burgers and Family Guy.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Saturday, April 13

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 8)

Friday, April 12

  • Dax Shepherd (Bless This Mess) - Watch Dax on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher at 10pm on HBO.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer is telling Drew about the show hitting a milestone 1,000th episode on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever), Cheech Marin (Rob/The Golden Palace) and Jay Hernandez (Hang Time) - Dennis, Cheech and Jay talk about The Long Game on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jaime Camil (Schmigadoon!/Broke) - Jaime talks about NBC's Lopez vs Lopez on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

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
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)

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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