Tuesday, November 22, 2005

CBS Mid-Season; E! Countdown to 50 Cutest Child Stars; And More!

Here we are two days before Thanksgiving and the news keeps coming! CBS announced today what they have store in for this mid-season. But first, they officially bring good news for fans of the drama Close to Home. The drama has been renewed for the full season, meaning all of CBS's new shows except Threshold has gotten that honor. That drama will be moving to Tuesdays at 10 p.m., and if it doesn't do well, expect a new show there by mid-season. CBS will air a new drama titled Love Monkey Tuesdays at 9 p.m. starting January 17. It will air in January and February, with the next installment of The Amazing Race coming up sometime in March. The shows stars Tom Cavanagh and Jason Priestley and it is about a 30-something up and coming single record executive who's navigating the tumultuous and highly amusing waters of work and dating in New York City. They also have scheduled Jenna Elfman's new sitcom for Monday nights at 9:30 p.m. starting Monday, January 23. Don't worry fans of the sitcom Out of Practice, CBS will bring that show back in the same time slot sometime in March. The Jenna Elfman Show (wt) stars, well, Jenna Elfman and Dabney Coleman. It is a sitcom about an attractive, single, semi-workaholic, with one simple goal: find true love while balancing a career as a successful lawyer.
And coming up in March is the drama The Unit and the sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine. CBS has not decided on the night and time for those shows yet. They will determine where to put them if something falters from now until then. The Unit stars Dennis Haysbert, Scott Foley, & Robert Patrick in an action drama that follows a covert team of Special Forces operatives as they risk their lives on undercover missions around the world, while their families maintain the home front, protecting their husband's secrets. The New Adventures of Old Christine stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Seinfeld) in a comedy about a divorced working mom who is successfully juggling the daily stresses of motherhood and her business, while maintaining her fantastic relationship with her ex-husband…until his young, new girlfriend enters the picture, instantly complicating her life.
If I were Still Standing or Yes, Dear, I'd watch my back--since maybe one of these two shows will replace one or both of these aging sitcoms.

E! will countdown the top 50 cutest child stars ever! Will it be Gary Coleman? Macaulay Culkin? You'll have to find out on Sunday, November 27 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Two of the 50 stars on this list will co-host--Keshia Knight Pulliam (The Cosby Show) and Candace Cameron Bure (Full House). Click here for the full press release and some SPOILERS--click if you only desire.

You will be able to watch more Christopher Knight in the VH1 reality series, My Fair Brady. I can't describe it anymore, so click here to see how VH1 said it.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, March 23

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 18)

Friday, March 22

  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Joey/Friends/Vinnie & Bobby) - Watch Matt on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Illana Glazer (Broad City) - Illana is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Pamela appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • J. K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J. K. is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cobie Smulders (Friends from College/How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing Houe/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Piper Perabo (Turn Up Charlie) - Piper is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Casey Wilson (Black Monday/Marry Me/Happy Endings) - Casey talks about Black Monday on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Natalie Morales (Abby's/The Grinder/Trophy Wife/Parks and Recreation) - Natalie appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) - Mark talks about Knightfall on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudston Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony performs on ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Maddie Corman (Mr. President/All-American Girl) - Maddie talks about the play Accidentally Brave on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on Steve, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February/March)

Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season

01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 1 - Volumes 1-5
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 2 - Volumes 6-10
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 3 - Seasons 10-14
02/05 - First Lady of Television - Betty White Collection (40 rare and acclaimed episodes from her early days in television)
02/05 - Mama's Family - Seasons 1-6 - The Complete Series
02/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-3 (Blu-ray)
02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
02/26 - What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season
03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
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