Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Roseanne Couch Week on COZI TV; The CW Orders Leighton Meester Series for 2025

Roseanne

COZI TV, NBCUniversal Local's national multicast network, is partnering with Carsey-Werner Television to shine the spotlight this year on the unheralded star of many memorable scenes from its primetime staple Roseanne – the hit sitcom's iconic couch – through a series of events and special programming, beginning this month. COZI TV today announced a comically over-sized, inflatable Roseanne couch, matching the version used on the show, will embark on a nationwide tour of GalaxyCon fan events, which are scheduled for Richmond, Va., March 15-17; Raleigh, N.C., July 25-28; San Jose, Calif., Aug. 16-18; and Miami, (date TBD).

As part of the initiative, COZI TV will present "Roseanne Couch Week," July 8-12. Comprised of 20 episodes, the multi-part marathon will begin nightly at 11 p.m./10 p.m. ET and will be hosted by an animated, crocheted, afghan-wearing talking couch. Over four episodes per night, the verbose couch will spill the stuffing on behind-the-scenes stories and favorite moments from the show, as well as photos of GalaxyCon attendees’ encounters with the colossal replica. The tour and special week of episodes come as Roseanne is transitioning from standard to high-def episodes, remastered with the use of fast-evolving AI technology that, combined with human artistry, allows studios to convert episodes from their original low-quality tape sources into HD 16x9 master materials on an ongoing basis.


Leighton Meester

The CW Network, Roku Originals and Stan have teamed up for the original scripted series Good Cop/Bad Cop starring Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl), Luke Cook (Katy Keene, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and Clancy Brown (Dexter: New Blood, Billions). Production on the eight-part procedural dramedy created by John Quaintance (Reboot, Will & Grace) and produced by Jeff Wachtel's Future Shack Entertainment and Jungle Entertainment is slated to begin later this spring in Queensland, Australia. The series is set to premiere on The CW in 2025 and will stream on The Roku Channel in the U.S. and Stan in Australia.

Good Cop/Bad Cop is a one-hour procedural dramedy centered around Lou (Leighton Meester) and Henry (Luke Cook), an odd couple sister and brother detective team in a small Pacific Northwest police force. They must contend with colorful residents, a serious lack of resources, and their very complicated dynamic with each other and with their police chief, Big Hank (Clancy Brown) - who happens to be their father.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Thursday, April 25

Young Sheldon - "A Fancy Article and a Scholarship for a Baby" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s published paper leads to a frenzy of grad school recruiting, and Georgie tries to speak more properly in front of his daughter.

Ghosts - "The Traveling Agent" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Pete discovers a power that he never knew he had – one that brings him closer to his buddy Jay (and further apart).

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Thursday, April 25

  • Rob McElhenney (Mythic Quest/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Catch Rob on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Carol Burnett (Palm Royale/Mad About You/Mama's Family) - Carol appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Robinson (Digman!/Detroiters) - Tim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber/The Brian Benben Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits in with The 8G Band on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - E! News has an interview with Jerry at 11pm on E!. He also talks about Unfrosted on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Ronny Chieng (Young Rock/Ronny Chieng: International Student) - Ronny guest co-hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim talks about Unfrosted on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am. NBC's Today catches up with Jim in the 9am hour.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about Not Another Church Movie in the 10am hour.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie talks about her new book Indulge: Delicious and Decadent Dishes to Enjoy and Share on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Pam Grier (Bless This Mess) - Pam talks about Prime Video's Them: The Scare on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Luenell (Lopez) - Luenell stops by before her performance at the famous Apollo Theater in New York City on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
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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)
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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)

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