Thursday, May 25, 2006

NBC Revamps Fall 2006 Line-Up; 'My Fair Brady' Season 2 Starts Sunday!

There was a rumor that NBC would move new fall drama Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip from Thursdays to Mondays (because ABC put Grey's Anatomy on Thursdays next fall), but that would probably be the only change. Guess what? They did make that change and much more. Monday through Friday sees at least one change each for each night. Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip will move to Mondays at 10 p.m. The most surprising move is moving the original Law & Order to Friday nights. Crossing Jordan goes from mid-season to Fridays in the fall, while Medium goes from Mondays in the fall to mid-season. I wonder if the advertisers are now pissed at NBC? They had an upfront just 10 days ago, and now NBC revamps 5 of the 7 nights. They were promised this schedule and now they change it? It doesn't make sense to me, but Mondays look better now for NBC probably but Wednesdays look terrible to me:

Here is NBC's official Fall Line-Up: The Revised Edition

NBC 2006-07

Sundays
7:00PM Football Night in America
8:00PM Sunday Night Football

Mondays
8:00PM Deal or No Deal
9:00PM Heroes (NEW)
10:00PM Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip (NEW)

Tuesdays
8:00PM Friday Night Lights (NEW)
9:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent
10:00PM Law & Order: SVU

Wednesdays
8:00PM 20 Good Years (NEW)
8:30PM 30 Rock (NEW)
9:00PM The Biggest Loser
10:00PM Kidnapped (NEW)

Thursdays
8:00PM My Name is Earl
8:30PM The Office
9:00PM Deal or No Deal
10:00PM ER

Fridays
8:00PM Crossing Jordan
9:00PM Las Vegas
10:00PM Law & Order

Saturdays
8:00PM Dateline Saturday
9:00PM Crime Repeats
10:00PM Crime Repeats


Mid-Season:

Sundays after NFL ends
7:00PM Dateline Sunday
8:00PM America's Got Talent
9:00PM The Apprentice: Hollywood
10:00PM Raines (NEW)

New drama The Black Donnellys will air Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. in January. Single camera sitcoms The Singles Table and Andy Barker, P.I. will also join at a later date. Fan favorites Medium and Scrubs will return to the NBC schedule at some point later in the season.

We will come back tomorrow probably to analyze these changes. So you might want to come back!

Christopher Knight and Adrianne Curry are going to the chapel and they're getting married...maybe! VH1 reunites America with the reality sweethearts who first laid eyes and other bodily parts on each other on the set of Surreal Life 4. From there, the May-December love blossomed and now they're engaged and planning a wedding. Premiering Sunday, May 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, My Fair Brady: We're Getting Married! captures all the challenges of planning a traditional wedding with the most untraditional couple.
When you last saw them...Adrianne told Chris that she needed a rock-solid commitment from him (i.e. an engagement ring) or she would move out, get her own place and their relationship would be over. Feeling frustrated and pressured, Chris told her he did not think he could give her what she wanted. Thus, Adrianne began apartment hunting, while Chris began contemplating the possibility of losing the love of his life. In the season finale he mustered the courage to propose, but can this May-December couple survive the pressures of getting married?


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 17

The Big Bang Theory - "The Confirmation Polarization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon and Amy’s super asymmetry theory is proven by two physicists, Dr. Pemberton (Sean Astin) and Dr. Campbell (Kal Penn) from Chicago, they’re thrilled, until they try to kick Amy off the Nobel nomination. Also, Bernadette has a big success at work and Penny’s going to be a part of it – whether she wants to or not.

Young Sheldon - "A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man's Backside" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book, and Sheldon decides it’s time to stop living under Mary’s thumb.

Mom - "Big Floor Pillows and a Ball of Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy and Bonnie are suspicious when Adam’s best friend, Mitch (Bradley Whitford), returns, insisting he’s a changed man.

Fam - "Freddy Returns" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After learning that Clem doesn’t plan to invite her father to the wedding, Nick’s parents encourage her to ask him over to their home for dinner to help repair their relationship. Also, Nick tries to teach Shannon to be more responsible at home.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Hitchcock & Scully" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jake and Charles investigate a case of Hitchcock and Scully from the 1980s. Meanwhile, Amy's uniformed officers and Terry's detectives fight over limited resources.

The Good Place - "Chidi Sees the Time-Knife" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Michael arranges an important meeting and Janet makes a reconnection.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Thursday, January 17

  • Regina King (227/Leap of Faith) - Catch Regina on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jon Bernthal (The Class) - Jon appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Glass on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Andrew Rannells (Black Monday/Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jackie Tohn (GLOW) - Jackie appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sarah Chalke (Roseanne/Scrubs) - Sarah is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Regina Hall (Black Monday/Grandfathered/Second Generation Wayans) - Regina chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Nina Dobrev (Fam) - Nina appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Haley Joel Osment (Future Man/Alpha House/The Jeff Foxworthy Show/Thunder Alley) - Haley Joel talks about the second season of Future Man on People Now at 12pm.
  • The Cast of Schitt's Creek - Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire and Noah Reid are guests on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December/January)

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
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
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