Monday, January 01, 2024

Happy New Year; Cedric the Entertainer Hosts the Second Annual Cedy Awards January 5; CBS Announces the 26th Annual Family Film and TV Awards Nominees

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The Cedy Awards - Cedric the Entertainer and Max Greenfield

Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood) kicks off awards season as he hosts the second annual Cedy Awards, where he shines a spotlight on the best of the best in viral videos from around the world. As part of the award show spectacular, Cedric will select his top two favorite videos and then viewers at home will be able to vote live to crown the #1 video of the year*. To wrap up the show, Max Greenfield, Cedric's The Neighborhood co-star, stops by to play the role of “verifier of the results of stuff” from the “Consulting Firm of Greenfield & Greenfield” to authenticate the results of the vote and deliver the coveted Golden Cedy, on The Greatest @Home Videos: The Cedy Awards, Friday, Jan. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+ (live and on demand for Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers, or on demand for Paramount+ Essential subscribers the day after the special airs)**.

*To vote, viewers can scan a QR code that will appear on their screen. Voting will be open for viewers in East Coast/Central time zones.

**Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service, as well as on demand. Paramount+ Essential subscribers will not have the option to stream live, but will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs.


The 26th Annual Family Film and TV Awards

CBS announced the full list of nominations and hosts for the 26th Annual FAMILY FILM AND TV AWARDS. See nominations below. Akbar Gbajabiamila and Amanda Kloots (THE TALK hosts) will host the awards show airing Saturday, Jan. 27 (8:00 PM-9:00 PM, ET/PT), exclusively on the CBS Television Network and available for live and on-demand streaming via Paramount+ (live and on-demand for SHOWTIME subscribers, or on-demand for Paramount+ Essential subscribers starting Jan. 28).

The FAMILY FILM AND TV AWARDS – originally produced by iconic television and radio personality Dick Clark and initially broadcast on CBS in 1996 – pioneered the recognition and significance of family entertainment. The awards show returns to CBS to celebrate excellence in family-oriented film and television. A panel of industry experts, celebrities and Popstar! magazine readers will select the winners from 11 categories that will be announced during the broadcast.

In a spirit of generosity, this year's FAMILY FILM AND TV AWARDS will support the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program, a year-round initiative aiding families in need across the United States. The broadcast will include a special segment honoring the Marines and a presentation to Lieutenant General James B. Laster, USMC (Retired), CEO of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, for his ongoing efforts to assist families in challenging circumstances.

FAMILY FILM AND TV AWARDS is produced by Associated Television International. David McKenzie serves as executive producer.

THE 26TH ANNUAL “FAMILY FILM AND TV AWARDS” NOMINATIONS:

Outstanding Actors in a Feature Film
Chris Pine (“Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves”)
Chris Pratt (“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”)
Halle Bailey (“The Little Mermaid”)
Margot Robbie (“Barbie”)
Ryan Gosling (“Barbie”)
Timothée Chalamet (“Wonka”)

Outstanding Actors in a TV Series
Beth Behrs (THE NEIGHBORHOOD)
Cedric the Entertainer (THE NEIGHBORHOOD)
Patrick Stewart (“Star Trek: Picard”)
Rob Lowe (“Unstable”)
Rosario Dawson (“Ahsoka”)
Tim Allen (“The Santa Clauses”)

Best Iconic Family Film
“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”
“Ghostbusters”
“Home Alone”
“The Goonies”
“The Sandlot”

Best Iconic Classic Series (Television)
“Family Matters”
“Full House”
“I Love Lucy”
“The Brady Bunch”
“The Dick Van Dyke Show”

Best Family Film (Television)
“A Million Miles Away”
“Family Switch”
“Good Burger 2”
“Peter Pan & Wendy”
“You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah”

Best Family Entertainment Series (Television)
“Masters of Illusion”
“Survivor”
“The Amazing Race”
“The Great British Baking Show”
“The Masked Singer”

Best Gameshow
“Family Feud”
“Jeopardy!”
“Let’s Make A Deal”
“The Price Is Right”
“Wheel of Fortune”

Best Ensemble Series (Television)
“Loki”
“Percy Jackson and The Olympians”
“Star Trek: Picard”
THE NEIGHBORHOOD
“Unstable”

Best Ensemble Feature Film
“Barbie”
“Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves”
“Fast X”
“Haunted Mansion”
“The Little Mermaid”

Best Animated Family Film
“Elemental”
“Leo”
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem”
“The Super Mario Bros. Movie”

Best Family Feature Film
“Barbie”
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”
“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”
“Shazam! Fury of the Gods”
“The Hill”


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, February 22

Young Sheldon - "A Roulette Wheel and a Piano Playing Dog" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon realizes he is the weakest student in his class; Meemaw is looking to expand her gambling business.

Ghosts - "Man of Your Dreams" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
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.

The Conners - "Lanford, Toilet of Sin" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jackie is faced with a difficult decision that brings the family and community together; Becky starts working a new late-night shift at Casita Bonita; Darlene goes to extreme measures to mend her relationship with Harris.

The Conners - "Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dan is disappointed when everyone but Becky forgets about his birthday; Darlene faces another issue; Dan excludes Jackie from the family Christmas Santa photo for mistreating Louise.

Son of a Critch - "Bonfire Night" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mark and his friends are excited for bonfire night, but their innocent night takes a turn when Fox gets roped into her brother's illegal activities.

Children Ruin Everything - "Spontaneity" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After hearing about Dawn's spontaneous trip to South America, Astrid is determined to be spontaneous herself, even if that means playing hooky from her responsibilities.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 19)

Thursday, February 22

  • Rory Scovel (Physical/Robbie/Ground Floor) - Catch Rory on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Dakota appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Chloë Sevigny (Russian Doll) - Chloë is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melissa Rauch (Night Court/The Big Bang Theory) - Melissa appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny will be on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) - NBC's Today catches up with Beanie in the 9am hour.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley talks about Maestro on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Dulcé Sloan (The Great North) - Dulcé kicks off the show with hilarious stories from her memoir Hello, Friends! on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Whelchel, Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn (The Facts of Life) - On a celebratory episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the stars of one of Barrymore's favorite TV shows, The Facts of Life, are reuniting to wish her a happy 49th birthday.


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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