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

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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