Friday, March 08, 2024

Amazon Freevee Gets New Comedy Series; Apple TV+ Loot Returns April 3

Dinner with Parents

Amazon Freevee announced the official April 18 premiere date and released the trailer for the new single-camera comedy series, Dinner with the Parents, about a weekly family get-together that always devolves into chaos. Every Friday evening, the closely-knit Langers prove that it takes those we love best to bring out our worst. On tonight's menu: pranks, schemes, unwelcome neighbors, childhood crushes, at least one felony, many very bad decisions, and a scrumptious, freshly-baked apple crisp. The first four episodes of Dinner with the Parents will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Freevee in the U.S. beginning on Thursday, April 18, with two additional episodes available each Thursday until the finale on May 9.

Dinner with the Parents stars Michaela Watkins (Tiny Beautiful Things, Casual) as Jane, Dan Bakkedahl (Veep) as Harvey, Carol Kane (Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) as Rose/Nana, Henry Hall (Curb Your Enthusiasm) as David, Daniel Thrasher (YouTube @DanielThrasher) as Gregg, and Jon Glaser (Life and Beth) as Donnie. The guest stars also include Rob Delaney (Deadpool), Christine Adams (Hijack), and Mircea Monroe (The Rookie). The show is based on the U.K.'s Channel 4 award-winning series Friday Night Dinner, created by Robert Popper. The series has been cemented as one of Channel 4's most successful comedies following record-breaking viewing figures.




Loot - Maya Rudolph and Nat Faxon

Apple TV+ revealed the trailer for the second season of Loot, the critically acclaimed comedy led by multi-Emmy Award-winning star and executive producer Maya Rudolph, alongside returning ensemble cast stars Michaela JaƩ Rodriguez, Nat Faxon, Ron Funches and Joel Kim Booster. Teasing what's to come this season, the trailer reveals new guest stars including Benjamin Bratt, Ana Gasteyer, and O-T Fagbenle, among others. Loot season two will debut with the first two episodes on Wednesday, April 3 on Apple TV+ followed by new episodes every Wednesday through May 29.

Loot season two kicks off a year after Molly Wells (Rudolph) settles her very public divorce from tech billionaire John Novak (Adam Scott), and we find her thriving in her role as the head of her philanthropic organization, the Wells Foundation. Focused mainly on her charity work, Molly has sworn off any new relationships with men and embarks on a wellness journey. Fabulously single but not particularly independent, Molly keeps her trusty assistant Nicholas (Booster) by her side. He diligently caters to her every whim … and occasionally feeds her a kale smoothie spiked with gin

Sofia Salinas (Rodriguez), the no-nonsense executive director of the Wells Foundation, continues to run things with compassionate efficiency, but her all-business ethos is thrown for a loop when she meets Molly's charismatic architect friend Isaac (O-T Fagbenle). The bromance between Howard (Funches) and Nicholas also continues to flourish as they support each other in their endeavors both inside and outside the workplace. Meanwhile, Arthur (Faxon) has moved past his feelings for Molly and has adopted a new devil-may-care attitude on life, a change encapsulated by a very lame leather bracelet. The Wells Foundation team, including Rhonda (Meagen Fay) and Ainsley (Stephanie Styles), must pull together as co-workers and friends as Molly strives to publicly live up to her promise of giving away all of her vast fortune.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Wednesday, July 17

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 15)

Wednesday, July 17

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Howie Mandel (Good Grief) - Watch Howie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Twisters on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Michael Cera (Life & Beth/Arrested Development/I Was a Sixth Grade Alien) - Michael stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ronny Chieng (Young Rock/Ronny Chieng: International Student) - Ronny hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • John Stamos (UnPrisoned/Fuller House/Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House/You, Again?) - NBC's Today catches up with John in the 9am hour. He also talks about UnPrisoned on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Annie Potts (Young Sheldon/Over the Top/Love & War/Designing Women/Goodtime Girls) and Zoe Perry (Young Sheldon) - Annie and Zoe talk about Young Sheldon on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Awkwafina (Awkafina Is Nora from Queens) - Awkwafina and Drew are playing a round of "Who Knew Don't Spew" answering trivia questions correctly to avoid eating their least favorite foods on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Lacy (High Fidelity/The Office/Better with You) - NBC's Today catches up with Jake in the 9am hour. He tells Drew about one his weirdest early gigs, auditioning for The Office and playing a villain on The White Lotus on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever) and Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years/Sullivan & Son) - Dennis and Dan talk about Reagan on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Alicia Silverstone (American Woman) - Alicia talks about her new sustainable "Recommerce Day" initiative with eBay on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Chloe Coleman (Upload) - Chloe is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:15am.


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