Since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered production on all of our favorite shows, it’s a miracle when you hear someone utter the words: new episodes.
Seriously, it’s like the gates of heaven opened up as a choir of angels can be heard singing, “ahhh.”
It’s even better when the new episodes are of everyone’s favorite competition series, Jeopardy!
Since the coronavirus outbreak, fans haven’t been able to get any new content from Alex Trebek and buzzer-friendly contestants.
And look, it’s not that we don’t love watching reruns of Ken Jennings — we do — but we’re ready for some new trivia to cure our coronavirus quarantine blues.
The official Jeopardy! Twitter account announces that it would be returning with a month’s worth of new programming on Monday, May 18.
We still have new episodes to share with you – don’t worry, they were taped before the shutdown. Tune in starting Monday, 5/18! pic.twitter.com/zsweqBg5IB
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) May 13, 2020
The episodes, which will feature a mix of normal episodes, returning champs, and two weeks of the annual Teachers Tournament, will run through Friday, June 12.
If you’re wondering how the game show was able to secure new episodes, no, they didn’t break stay-at-home orders. All the episodes were pre-recorded in March prior to the COVID-19 shutdowns, which means you shouldn’t expect any commentary on our “new normal.” It’s going to be a complete escape from reality, which is just what the doctor ordered.
Vulture also reports that Jeopardy! will announces a summer schedule in the coming weeks. While it seems unlikely that we’ll get new episodes, maybe the series will try something new like some network dramas and many of the daytime/ night talk shows and opt for COVID appropriate virtual episode?
Anyway, hang in there because in just a few more days and we’ll be getting some new Trebek humor to fill the Jeopardy-sized whole in our hearts.
‘Friends’ Reunion Finally Gets Premiere Date – See the Promo
Friends will always be there for you… even a year or so delayed.
The highly-anticipated reunion of the 90s sitcom has finally gotten a premiere date at HBO Max, and we couldn’t be more excited about it.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, and Matthew Perry will officially reunite on Thursday, May 27, the streaming service announced.
The reunion will be an unscripted special that will look back at the immense success of the show, which ran from 1994 to 2004. It also marks the first time all of the cast members have been on-screen together since the show’s finale.
The reunion was originally slated to air in May 2020 with the launch of the HBO Max app, but it was postponed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A year later, the excitement is just as real!
— HBO Max (@hbomax) May 13, 2021
There will also be a handful of celebrity cameos including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai, per TV Line.
Check out the sentimental teaser for the reunion below:
Torrey DeVitto, Yaya DaCosta Leaving ‘Chicago Med’ Ahead of Season 7
Someone rush over a crash cart because this news has crushed us!
Chicago Med is losing two incredible cast members ahead of the NBC drama’s seventh season.
Torrey DeVitto, who plays doctor Natalie Manning, and Yaya DaCosta, who plays nurse April Sexton, will not be returning in the fall, per Deadline.
DaCosta is leaving to lead Lee Daniels’ Our Kind of People, which nabbed a straight-to-series order at FOX.
DeVitto, from Pretty Little Liars and One Tree Hill fame, will star in an upcoming indie film titled Skelly.
She even confirmed the news to her fans on social media, writing: “Well, looks like the cat is out of the bag…All good things must come to an end.
It has been such an honor and pure joy to bring Dr. Natalie Manning to life for all of you on Chicago Med for the past 6 seasons. But it is now time for her and me to bow out and say goodbye.
Thank you to all you loyal watchers who adored her as much as I did.
I can’t wait to share what’s to come with all of you. New adventures await!”
Both DeVitto and DaCosta have appeared in the #OneChicago franchise since Med’s premiere in 2015.
Per the publication, their contracts were up at the end of season 6 and both actresses decided not to renew.
The rest of the cast ( S. Epatha Merkerson as Sharon Goodwin, Oliver Platt as Dr. Daniel Charles, Nick Gehlfuss as Dr. Will Halstead, Brian Tee as Dr. Ethan Choi and Marlyne Barrett as nurse Maggie Lockwood) is expected to return pending contract negotiations.
The current storylines have seemingly been setting up for the actresses’ exits as Manning found herself in hot water after stealing medication to help her mother, while April decided to return to nursing school.
We’ll definitely miss DeVitto and DaCosta, but we wish them the best of luck in future projects!
You can read all Chicago Med reviews right here!
‘This Is Us’ to End After Season 6 at NBC
It’s time to say goodbye to the Pearson clan!
NBC’s groundbreaking family drama This Is Us will end with a sixth and final season, per The Hollywood Reporter
The series was renewed for three seasons — up until season 6 — back in 2019.
NBC has not officially commented on the news. The network is expected to make the announcement on Friday when it unveils the upcoming 2021-22 fall schedule.
This Is Us Season 5 will air its finale on Tuesday, May 25 at 10/9c.
Are you ready to say goodbye to the series and TV’s best family?
Read reviews of This Is Us right here!
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