2022 is shaping up to be a rough year for comedians, and it’s not even February yet.

I live in an old house (well, old for Houston — it turns 90 next year) and it does NOT DO WELL IN THE COLD. It’s not even that cold outside, and yet, I am writing this wearing my Uggs, multiple shirts, a sweater, my son’s peacoat, and some fingerless gloves, and I’m still freezing. All I want to do is climb into the center of this huddle:

Winter in a house full of cats…. from aww

All Other TV News

Kanye is demanding final edit of his Netflix docuseries Jeen-Yuhs. According to the filmmakers, they have control of the final cut, and the tone of this post sounds like they’ve made it clear they aren’t handing it over to West. Stay tuned.

Not unrelated: Shonda Rhimes’s upcoming series, Inventing Anna, is based on the true story of Anna Delvey, a con-artist, and fraudster. According to Julia Garner, who is playing her in the limited series, Delvey demanded to hear Garner’s accent and have approval over it. Narcissists gonna narcissist.

Netflix fell short of its subscriber gains over the fourth quarter, sending its stock price down. I mean, I’m not an analyst, but I’m always a little surprised by these stories because 1. Who is left to subscribe to Netflix at this point? They can’t continue to grow at an exponential rate when virtually everyone already has a subscription. and 2. It’s not the only game in town anymore, so of course their growth is going to slow down.

The next season of The White Lotus will be set in Sicily and filmed at this very schmancy hotel. Strongly approve.

Hillary Duff revealed the plot of the scrapped Lizzie McGuire reboot which found her an almost-30-year-old moving back in with her parents after she discovers her fiancé was cheating on her. Duff still holds out hope the show could happen one day. What I don’t understand is that Disney dumped the series because they found it too “adult” for Disney+, which is understandable, but then why not just move it over to Hulu?

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost own a Staten Island ferry boat.

If you want to relive Supernatural, God and Gabriel are doing a recap podcast.

Showtime has released the season six premiere of Billions a little early and made it free.

Some unexpected relationship news: 1. Bill Hader and Anna Kendrick have been quietly dating for the past year — good for them! but 2. Martha Stewart dated Anthony Hopkins for a while? What?

Jeff Goldblum reacts to Jeff Goldblum. American treasure, this man.

Renewals

Cancellations

In Development

Casting News

Mark Your Calendar

  • Joe vs. Carole will debut on Peacock on March 3.
  • Law & Order returns on NBC on February 24.

  • Servant returns on Apple TV+ on January 21.
  • Upload will return on Amazon on March 11.
  • Sanditon returns on PBS on March 20.
  • Star Trek: Picard returns on Paramount+ on March 3.
  • Central Park returns on Apple TV+ on March 4.
  • The Sky Is Everywhere will premiere on Apple TV+ on February 11.
  • Last Week Tonight will return on HBO on February 20.
  • Gomorrah returns on HBO Max on January 27.
  • Abraham Lincoln debuts on The History Channel on February 20.
  • All the Moons will premiere on Shudder on February 10.
  • Angela Black will premiere on Spectrum on February 7.
  • Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip Hop Comedy will debut on Amazon on February 4.
  • Finding Ola will debut on Netflix on February 3.
  • The Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show will take place on NBC on February 13.

R.I.P.

Louie Anderson, Brilliant comedian, former host of Family Feud, and Emmy-winning actor in Baskets (in which he was genuinely wonderful — just one of my favorite performances in the past decade)

Meat Loaf, Legendary singer and actor.

WATCH THIS

FRIDAY

Ozark: Fourth and final season. Netflix

Munich – The Edge of War: George McKay, Jannis Niewöhner, and Jeremy Irons star in this World War II thriller that is receiving glowing reviews. Netflix

The Matrix marathon: Matrix Resurrection leaves HBO Max on January 22, so this is your chance to rewatch all three original movies before diving into the fourth before it leaves streaming.  7 p.m., Syfy

SATURDAY

Saturday Night Live: Will Forte and Måneskin. 10:30 p.m., NBC

Nobody: Bob Odenkirk stars in this action-thriller about a man everyone assumes is a mild-mannered nobody until one night when his house is broken into, awakening his long-simmering rage.  7 p.m., HBO

Austin City Limits: Duran Duran performs and my inner 12-year-old is positively shrieking. 11:47 p.m.

SUNDAY

Billions: Prince wonders if he wants to keep any of his team in the sixth season premiere. 8 p.m., Showtime

Midsommar: Be shitty to your girlfriend, get into the bear suit. 8 p.m., Showtime 2

L.A. Confidential: Police brutality has been an issue for a minute. 7 p.m., The Movie Channel

Late Night:

  • Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Friday): Maddie Ziegler, Sean Donnelly
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: (Friday): Elvis Costello
  • Watch What Happens Live (Sunday): Edi Patterson, Lisa Barlow

FRI. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC Shark Tank
(repeat)
20/20
CBS Undercover Boss
(new)
Magnum P.I.
(new)
Blue Bloods
(new)
CW Penn & Teller: Fool Us
(new)
Nancy Drew
(new)
Local
FOX Friday Night Smackdown Local
NBC That’s My Jam
(repeat)
Dateline


SAT. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30
ABC Shark Tank
(repeat)
Shark Tank
(repeat)
The Rookie
(repeat)
News/Local
CBS NFL Football
(live)
News/Local
FOX I Can See Your Voice
(repeat)
9-1-1: Lone Star
(repeat)
News/Local
NBC The Wall
(repeat)
Dateline
(new)
Saturday Night Live
(repeat)
News/
Local
Saturday Night Live
(Will Forte & Måneskin)


SUN. 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos
(new)
Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
(new)
Supermarket Sweep
(new)
The Rookie
(new)
CBS 60 Minutes NCIS: Los Angeles
(new)
NCIS: Los Angeles
(new)
SWAT
(new)
The CW Local Legends of the Hidden Temple
(new)
Two Sentence Horror Stories
(new)
Two Sentence Horror Stories
(new)
Local
FOX The Simp-sons
(repeat)
Bob’s Burgers
(repeat)
The Simp-sons
(repeat)
The Great North
(repeat)
Bob’s Burgers
(repeat)
Family Guy
(repeat)
Local/News
NBC The Secret Life of Pets 2 Dateline

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