Saturday, May 27, 2006

Memorial Day Sitcom Marathon on TV One; 'Housewives' Reruns Sold to 10 MyNetworkTV Locals for Fall 2008

Spend your Memorial Day vacation watching your favorite TV One sitcom characters go on vacation as TV One presents the "Memorial Day Madness Marathon."
On Monday, May 29 starting at 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (and also repeats late night), join your favorite characters from Martin, 227, Good Times, In the House, and Amen for a full day marathon of trips with hilarious circumstances.
From Martin's vacation in Hollywood to Marion's reunion in New York, the "Memorial Day Madness Marathon" will have you laughing out your seat. Who needs the beach?!
The following is the line-up:

9:00am/4:00am Martin Episode 514, Goin' Overboard Pt.1
9:30am/4:30am Martin Episode 515, Goin' Overboard Pt.2
10:00am 227 Episode 414, Babes in the Woods
10:30am Good Times Episode 307, The Weekend
11:00am/11:00pm In the House Episode 402, Cruise Pt.1
11:30am/11:30pm In the House Episode 406, Cruise (2)
12:00pm/10:00pm Martin Episode 211, Hollywood Swinging Pt.1
12:30pm/10:30pm Martin Episode 212, Hollywood Swinging Pt.2
1:00pm Amen Episode 8610, Retreat, Heck!
1:30pm/1:30am In the House Episode 105, Hats Off
2:00pm Amen Episode 8916, The Deacon And The Mother-In-Law
2:30pm/2:30am In the House Episode 208, Sister Act: The Episode
3:00pm/12:00am 227 Episode 505, How the West was Fun, Pt. I
3:30pm/12:30am 227 Episode 506, How the West was Fun, Pt. II
4:00pm/1:00am Martin Episode 422, The Cabin Show
4:30pm/3:30am In the House Episode 421, Mr. Hill Goes to New York
5:00pm/2:00am 227 Episode 403, Play It Again, Stan
5:30pm Amen Episode 8801, Fear Of Flying
6:00pm 227 Episode 414, Babes in the Woods
6:30pm Amen Episode 8610, Retreat, Heck!
7:00pm Good Times Episode 307, The Weekend
7:30pm/3:00am Martin Episode 324, The Romantic Weekend

Fox Corp’s new MyNetworkTV (MNT) is buying Buena Vista’s hit prime time soap Desperate Housewives for its ten owned-and-operated stations (example: WWOR in NYC) for weekend syndication. The two-year deal begins in 2008 and the MNT O&Os plan to run Desperate Housewives on Saturday and Sunday nights according to Broadcasting & Cable.
MNT is launching Sept. 5, 2006 with two hour strips of English language telenovellas. So far, the network has affiliates in 139 markets representing 82% of the country. Presuming its strategy for prime time soaps is successful, Desperate Housewives reruns would be an excellent weekend compliment in 2008. Lifetime has already bought the cable syndication rights for the show, also beginning in 2008, for about $500,000 per episode. Lifetime will also air the show once a week starting this August.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, October 22

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Housewarming" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dave and Gemma decide to invite the Butlers to their housewarming party. However, when everyone but Calvin accepts, Dave decides he’s finally had enough of Calvin’s refusal to welcome him to town.

Happy Together - "About Your Parents" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Claire gets sick, Jake is determined to prove that he can take care of her without relying on her parents, Bonnie and Gerald.

Andi Mack - "It's a Dilemma" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Andi's plans for a group outing with Buffy, Cyrus and Jonah are interrupted by Walker; Bowie's new guitar student proves to be a challenge; Cyrus seeks an alternative to P.E. and ends up in a dance class.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 22)

Monday, October 22

  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/A Family for Joe/I Married Dora) - Watch Juliette on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Bakula (Murphy Brown/Eisenhower and Lutz/Gung Ho) - Scott drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about The Oath on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Dakota visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Craig Robinson (Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright/Welcome to the Family) - Mary drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada talks about the Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Finesse Mitchell (A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Here and Now/Malcolm and Eddie/Listen Up!/Reed Between the Lines) - Malcolm-Jamal appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric is a guest on People Now at 12pm.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico appears on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am .
  • Keith Carradine (Complete Savages) - Keith talks about Madam Secretary on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
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