ICYMI: New Guests on The Big Bang Theory and New Girl, Atlanta, and Portlandia Get Premiere Dates!
Make sure you catch up on what you may have missed in last week’s Comedy After Dark!
Fox’s New Girl will premiere the seventh and final season on Tuesday, April 10. There will a special one-hour finale on May 15!
The Big Bang Theory will have some new guest stars! Walton Goggins and Beth Behrs will star in the January 18th episode of the hit series.
Portlandia’s eighth and final season will be premiering on Thursday, January 18. Catch the new trailer here!
FX’s Atlanta released its premiere dates! The second season will premiere on Thursday, March 1st at 10 pm.
Hot Topic: Young Sheldon Renewed For Season 2, The Cops Is No More, Jerry Van Dyke Dies at 86, and more!
The new CBS hit comedy show, Young Sheldon has been renewed for a second season!
“’Young Sheldon’ has made a huge impact on our schedule in the short time it’s been on the air,” – Kelly Kahl
The #1 new comedy stars Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Raegan Revord, Montana Jordan and the voice of Jim Parsons.
The animated comedy series The Cops, co-created by Louis C.K., has been shut down by TBS. After the news of C.K.’s history of sexual misconduct, TBS suspended production. This news comes two months after the suspension.
At the age of 86, Jerry Van Dyke died in Arkansas. He was the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke and a four-time Emmy nominee. He was best known for role on Coach as the Assistant Coach Luther Van Dam.
Roseanne Barr says that her lead character will be a Donald Trump supporter. Read what the actress had to say about her character’s views on ScreenRant.
Guess Who: Jennifer Lopez To Guest In Two Roles On Will and Grace
Jennifer Lopez will be guest starring on Will and Grace in two roles! One will be of her portraying herself and the other of her Shades of Blue character, Detective Harlee Santos.
TVAD Writers Room: The First Grown-ish Roundtable Is Here!
Check out the first Grown-ish roundtable! It features discussions on the first two episodes.
Rumor Has It: The Office Revival Hasn’t Tapped It’s Pam Yet
Jenna Fischer says even though she hasn’t heard anything about it, she’s all in for The Office revival.
“I think that’s for networks to figure out if I were to be asked. I haven’t been approached about it and don’t know anything about it. … But I love Pam!” – Jenna Fischer
Interviews: Stephen Colbert Talks Our Cartoon President and Glenn Howerton On Being In Two Shows
According to Variety, Stephen Colbert says that Our Cartoon President will not be like The Late Show. Instead, Colbert and his team will be taking a different approach at Trump.
“I am well aware of how fast the news moves these days…..The show does not exist to serve that. The show is the interpersonal relationships of the people you don’t get to see.” – Colbert
See more of what he had to say about the new show and how they’ll be incorporating the current administration into the show here.
Glenn Howerton hasn’t totally left It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He told press at the Television Critics Association panel that he thinks both of his projects, A.P. Bio and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia will “absolutely” allow for him to do both at once.
Coming Soon: The CW Announces Mid-Season Premiere dates, Official Trailer for Alex, Inc., Patrick Melrose Trailer, and More!
The mid-season premiere dates for the CW have arrived! Newcomer, Life Sentence, starring Lucy Hale will premiere on Wednesday, March 7 at 9 pm ET. Check to see when all of your other favorites like The 100 and The Originals will be returning here.
Showtime released the official trailer for the new 10-episode parody, Our Cartoon President. The series will premiere on Sunday, February 11 at 8 p.m. ET. Check out the new trailer for Our Cartoon President!
A new trailer for Patrick Melrose was released by Showtime. The limited series will star Emmy winner Benedict Cumberbatch as Patrick Melrose. The series surrounds Melrose from his traumatic childhood through his substance abuse in adulthood. See who else will be joining Cumberbatch in the new limited series!
Check out the trailer below!
Two new pieces of key art has been released for the revival of Roseanne! Check out the art here. The show will make its comeback on Tuesday, March 27th at 8 PM ET.
ABC has released the official trailer for the new family comedy Alex, Inc. The show will star Zach Braff as Alex Schuman:
“A brilliant radio journalist, husband and father of two who is about to do something crazy—quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it’s going to be a lot harder than he thought.”
Look at the official trailer below!
Check out the new Barry trailer that HBO just released. A new poster and trailer have been released for The Tick, as well! See it now! Also, see the new Silicon Valley trailer that confirms a March premiere date.
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