TV tonight: 'MADtv' reunion, 'Grandfathered'

January 12, 2016 8:02 AM

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TV tonight: 'MADtv' reunion, 'Grandfathered'

CW offers a one-hour salute to this sketch comedy series that ran from 1995 to 2009 on Fox and introduced many of us to Alex Borstein, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Michael McDonald, Will Sasso, Stephanie Weir and Nicole Sullivan, among others. The show never drew the attention of Saturday Night Live or SCTV, but it did produce the best TV spoofs of any of them. If you’ve never seen the MADtv version of Caroline in the City, look it up — it’s one of the funniest, meanest and most accurate series skewerings ever done. And don't worry if you've never seen Caroline: You'll still get the joke.

Apparently, Full House just won't die — no matter how badly some of us wish it would. In February, you’re getting a Fuller House sequel from Netflix. And tonight, you’re getting a more welcome mini-reunion on Grandfathered, as Bob Saget guest stars as one of Jimmy’s (John Stamos) old “Sat Pack” budd...

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