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A daily news blog by the team of SitcomsOnline.com with news scoops of sitcoms and more on TV and DVD. This blog is updated DAILY no matter what! Since August 2005 every day--non-stop!



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Week 18 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:30:08 PST

2016-17 Week 18 TV Ratings (first three nights Mon-Wed; Thu still prelim):  Households: #1. CBS 5.33/9 rating/share (+27% in rating from first four nights week 17); #2. NBC  3.76/7 (+6%); #3. ABC 2.91/5 (-14%); #4. Fox 2.42/4 (+10%); #5. The CW 0.62/1 (+5%). Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.574 million (+30% from first four nights week 17; #2. NBC 5.976 million (+6%); #3. ABC 4.641 million (-13%); #4.(image)



SitcomsOnline Digest: NBC Ready to Bring Back Will & Grace for Limited Series Reboot; black-ish Spinoff in the Works

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:00:26 PST

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! The TCA Winter Press Tour has wrapped up this week, with one big highlight coming from NBC. Additionally, there is news of a possible spinoff for black-ish, the death of an NCIS: Los Angeles star, and more. HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB Will & Grace is officially coming back as a limited series reboot on NBC, and while we don't know how(image)



Amazon Has Good Omens for New Comedy; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23, 2017)

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:06:40 PST

Amazon Studios announced it has greenlit Good Omens, an hour-long limited comedy series based on Neil Gaiman's (American Gods) and Terry Pratchett's (Colour of Magic) acclaimed novel of the same name. Set to debut in 2018 on Prime Video, Good Omens is a six part series that has been entirely written by Gaiman, who will also serve as Showrunner. BBC Studios is co-producing the series with(image)



TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: NBC, Includes Will & Grace Revival

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:26:13 PST

NBC is rounding out the TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour. The biggest news was a classic sitcom that is indeed coming back. "Honey ... What is this? What's going on? What's happening?" NBC is officially bringing back television's favorite foursome with a 10-episode limited run of Will & Grace during the 2017-18 season. Stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally - each of(image)



Jerry Seinfeld Heading to Netflix; Jessica Biel to Headline USA Network Series

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:26:09 PST

Creator, producer, writer and performer Jerry Seinfeld is making Netflix the exclusive home for his new comedic endeavors. Netflix has signed the comedian to a multi-faceted production deal, starting in 2017. As part of the exclusive pact, new episodes of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will arrive exclusively on Netflix in late 2017, as will previous episodes of the Emmy-nominated series.(image)



Antenna TV Adds 3 New Affiliates; Decades Network Celebrates Inauguration Day

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:26:05 PST

Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting's multicast network, has expanded to clearances on 131 stations across the country bringing the network's reach to 87% of US TV households. In the new affiliate agreements, Antenna TV has partnered with Gray, American Spirit and SagamoreHill to add 3 stations. New Antenna TV markets include Gray TV's KSCW in Wichita, KS, American Spirit's WDBD in Jackson, MS(image)



TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: Cable Round-Up, From TBS, TV Land, IFC and More

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:26:01 PST

Friday and Saturday at the TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour it was all cable networks. We have a round-up of all the noteworthy news. Let's start with TBS. TBS's upcoming new comedy The Guest Book is filling up quickly with notable entries. The new comedy series from Emmy® winner Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl) has locked its first-season cast and guest cast. The Guest Book is slated to premiere on(image)



Week 17 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:25:55 PST

2016-17 Week 17 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu):  Households: #1. CBS 4.21/7 rating/share (-20% in rating from first four nights week 16); #2. NBC  3.55/6 (-2%); #3. ABC 3.39/6 (-2%); #4. Fox 2.20/4 (-5%); #5. The CW 0.59/1 (+13%). Total Viewers: #1. CBS 6.614 million (-23% from first four nights week 16); #2. NBC 5.628 million (-3%); #3. ABC 5.341 million (-3%); #4. Fox 3.495 million ((image)



SitcomsOnline Digest: Arrested Development Fifth Season Closer to Reality; A Second Chance Possible for Girl Meets World?

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:25:48 PST

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! The TCA Winter Press Tour (which brought us the news of The Golden Girls coming to Hulu last week) continues this week, and will even go into next week, so we've got plenty of highlights to bring you from that. Plus, it seems that reboots are making all of the news again, and Arrested Development looks like it may be coming back to Netflix for another season.(image)



TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: FX; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16, 2017)

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:24:34 PST

FX was up yesterday for Fox's second day of the TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour. FX Networks has set the premiere dates for Ryan Murphy's highly anticipated, star-studded limited series FEUD: Bette and Joan, the new season of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning drama series The Americans, and the eighth season of the Emmy(R) Award Winning animated comedy series Archer. First up, FEUD: Bette(image)



TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: Fox, Includes Spring 2017 Schedule; The Mick Gets More Episodes

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:22:36 PST

Fox was up at the TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour yesterday and a whole bunch of news came out. First up, Fox is announcing premiere dates for new comedy Making History, new unscripted series Kicking & Screaming and new event series Shots Fired and Prison Break. New comedy Making History premieres Sunday, March 5 at 8:30PM ET/PT, and follows three friends from two different centuries as they try(image)



TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: ABC and Freeform, Includes ABC Mid-Season 2017 Schedule and Freeform Spring Premieres

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:36:33 PST

ABC and Freeform were up yesterday at the TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour and lots of info was given. The ABC Television Network has announced midseason premiere dates for the mini-series When We Rise and series premiere dates for the one-hour drama Time After Time, half-hour comedy Imaginary Mary and the event movie Dirty Dancing, as well as returning series The Catch and American Crime, and the(image)



TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: CBS and Showtime; ABC Moves TGIT Return to Jan. 26

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:36:26 PST

CBS and Showtime had the floor yesterday at the TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour. CBS announced its CBS All Access series The Good Fight, a spin-off of The Good Wife. CBS also announced Carpool Karaoke for Apple Music (iTunes). It was followed by panels with the cast and producers of upcoming CBS series Superior Donuts, Training Day and Doubt. After lunch, Showtime was up. They had panels for I'm(image)



74th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners; TCA 2017 Winter Press Tour: The CW

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:36:22 PST

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards were given out last night. It was a big night for series airing on the internet again and also of course cable. It was particularly a big night for FX's freshman comedy Atlanta, Netflix's The Crown and AMC drama The Night Manager. Here are the full winners for the television portion: BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL Atlanta (FX) Mozart in the(image)



Week 16 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:36:18 PST

2016-17 Week 16 TV Ratings (first three nights Mon-Wed; Thu still prelim):  Households: #1. CBS 5.27/9 rating/share (+45% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. NBC  3.75/6 (+65%); #3. ABC 3.18/5 (+58%); #4. Fox 2.37/4 (+98%); #5. The CW 0.48/1 (-6%). Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.477 million (+47% from first four nights week 15); #2. NBC 6.000 million (+69%); #3. ABC 5.206 million (+60%);(image)



SitcomsOnline Digest: The Golden Girls, black-ish Coming to Hulu; Diff'rent Strokes to Continue on DVD

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:36:02 PST

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! We've got sort of a busy news week this week, with some news literally coming out as we were working on this week's version, including new streaming media deals for Hulu, the cancellation of a Disney Channel series, and more DVDs of a classic favorite. Let's get going! HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB Streaming media deals are just as big(image)



Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Documentary on HBO, Will & Grace Marathon on WE tv Tomorrow (Jan. 7); Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 9, 2017)

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:35:55 PST

In light of the recent and unexpected deaths of both Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, the documentary Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will debut tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 7) at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The story of a family's complicated love, this documentary is an intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity. Carrie Fisher and her(image)



Archer Moving to FXX in Spring; ABC Announces Date for Eric Stonestreet Hosted Series

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:02:25 PST

The hit FX animated comedy series Archer is moving to sister network FXX beginning with Season 8 this spring. Archer, which recently received an Emmy(R) for Outstanding Animated Program, has already been renewed for two additional seasons. Archer is an animated, half-hour comedy that revolves around the hardboiled private eye Sterling Archer and his quest to find his partner's killer in 1947(image)



One-Hour Simpsons Episode on Jan. 15; TCM Remembers Debbie Reynolds

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:02:21 PST

The Simpsons is going to be one-hour for one night only, as we mentioned. In the first-ever one-hour episode of The Simpsons, featuring Emmy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Snoop Dogg, Common and RZA as guest voices, Mr. Burns (Harry Shearer) tries to relive his glory days, and crosses paths with a mysterious music mogul. After being conned by him and reduced to bankruptcy, Burns(image)



2017 Sitcoms on DVD and Blu-ray Preview

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:02:16 PST

Welcome to our 12th annual Sitcoms on DVD and Blu-ray Preview, where we look at what is on the horizon for 2017. We also have our wish list of sitcoms that we hope to see on DVD this year. Some highlights include the return of The Love Boat, with the third season being released in two volumes. This is the first release of The Love Boat since August 2009. The short-lived police comedy-drama(image)



My Two Dads Joins UP TV; Remembering M*A*S*H Star William Christopher

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:02:12 PST

My Two Dads has also joined UP TV effective today (Monday, Jan. 2). The sitcom also joins Antenna TV this weekend as we mentioned, airing Sunday nights at 11pm & 11:30pm. UP TV is airing it weekdays at 7:00am & 7:30am, right before Growing Pains at 8:00am. In the sitcom, Joey and Michael (Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan), who fought over the same woman 13 years ago now have, upon her death, been(image)



Week 15 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:02:07 PST

2016-17 Week 15 TV Ratings (first three nights Mon-Wed; Thu still prelim):  Households: #1. CBS 3.67/7 rating/share (-10% in rating from first four nights week 14); #2. NBC  2.39/4 (-55%); #3. ABC 2.09/4 (-13%); #4. Fox 1.19/1 (-11%); #5. The CW 0.49/1 (-4%). Total Viewers: #1. CBS 5.847 million (-8% from first four nights week 14); #2. NBC 3.625 million (-57%); #3. ABC 3.400 million (-12%); #(image)



SitcomsOnline Digest: Girl Meets World Cancelled (Or Not?); More of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Arrive on DVD

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:02:02 PST

Welcome to SitcomsOnline Digest! This is the last time we'll be here for 2016 (we'll be back for 2017, of course) with news of a Disney Channel sitcom that may (or may not) be cancelled, some opinion pieces on how DVD and Blu-ray are keeping classic TV alive, and more. Let's get going! HIGHLIGHTS FROM SITCOMSONLINE.COM AND AROUND THE WEB Girl Meets World might be cancelled following the(image)



New Year's Eve 2016 and New Year's Day 2017 TV Marathons; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 2, 2017)

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:01:53 PST

Welcome to a special New Year's style edition of the News Blog! As we end 2016 and start 2017, today we will give you a marathon recap on TV for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day! Some of the major TV stunts include Antenna TV's New Year's Eve marathon of The Jack Benny Program beginning at 6pm New Year's Eve and lasting into New Year's Day morning at 5am. On New Year's Day, they will have a(image)



Fox Mid-Season Pilot Review: The Mick - Premieres Sunday (Jan. 1); WLNY Presents The Odd Couple on New Year's Day

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:51:15 PST

The Mick - Tuesdays at 8:30PM ET/PT on Fox Special Premiere Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT by Vincent Mackenzie, aka Mickey, is an unapologetic degenerate who suddenly finds herself stuck in affluent Greenwich, CT, raising her spoiled niece and nephews: Sabrina an ambitious, 18-going-on-30-year-old who is a worthy adversary to Mickey; Chip, 13, an arrogant, entitled(image)