Wednesday, November 29, 2006

TV One Sitcom Holiday Highlights, 'Mr. Cooper' Coming in January; 'War at Home' to Thursdays on Fox

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 9, TV One will present the Merry Merry Marathon Saturdays of Christmas on three consecutive Saturdays from noon–10 PM (all times ET), with select episodes repeating from 2-6AM, showcasing holiday-themed episodes of favorite sitcoms designed to fill the season with joy and laughter.
Also, starting December 13, and especially the week of December 18-22, you can also catch Christmas episodes of your favorite TV One sitcoms in their regular time periods.
The Merry Merry Marathon Saturdays of Christmas kicks-off on Saturday, Dec. 9 with episodes of Amen, 227, Good Times and Roc to bring back memories of Christmases past.
On Saturday, Dec. 16, week two of The Merry Merry Marathon Saturdays of Christmas rings in the events of Christmases present as TV One showcases holiday episodes of newer sitcoms All of Us, Eve, Wanda At Large, For Your Love, and In the House.
On Saturday, Dec. 23, TV One mixes it up with Christmas shows from the past -- such as Good Times, as well as Christmases present such as Martin, On Our Own, and Minor Adjustments and Christmases future, with a sneak preview of a sitcom scheduled to join the TV One schedule in January, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. We will have more on Mr. Cooper joining the line-up when available, but we can expect it to join the line-up in January!
On Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, catch some Christmas sitcom episodes in the day and then all-night from 12 midnight to 6 am. On Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25, join TV One for an all-day Christmas Laugh-A-Thon as the network celebrates with an all-day holiday-themed sitcom marathon featuring episodes of Eve, Martin, Good Times, Amen, 227, In the House, Roc, Wanda at Large, For Your Love, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, Minor Adjustments, and On Our Own with Christmas storylines. The sitcom marathon airs from 9 AM – noon and 6 PM – 6 AM.
We have ALL the episode info for ALL of these sitcom marathons. You can view that by clicking HERE. You won't want to miss this!

Fox has announced that it will "test" struggling Sunday sitcom The War at Home on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. for two-weeks. The test-run will be two new episodes airing after all-new episodes of on the fence new sitcom 'Til Death. Replacing The War at Home Sundays at 9:30 p.m. for these two weeks (Dec. 10 and 17) will be encore broadcasts of the cult hit Family Guy. In other Fox news, second season sitcom The Loop, which will be coming this mid-season, has had its episode order cut from 13 to 10, as Fox has a lot of new entries for mid-season, including two new dramas and a new sitcom, not to mention 24 and American Idol.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, November 13

The Conners - "The Separation of Church and Dan" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Geena learns that D.J. hasn’t been taking Mary to church while she’s been away, she insists they go as a family to uphold her traditional values. To make matters worse, Mary refuses to attend without her cousins Harris and Mark, leaving D.J. in the last situation he wants to be in – at the mercy of Darlene. Meanwhile, Mark’s attempt to conduct an unbiased survey on the upcoming election for his school project goes south when Jackie volunteers to help.

The Kids Are Alright - "Peggy's Day Out" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To hide a mess Eddie made, his girlfriend, Wendi, tries to distract Peggy by insisting she take a day off with a fun day out while they take care of the housework. To everyone’s surprise, Peggy accepts the offer and requests Wendi tag along, with the ulterior motive of teaching her a lesson. Meanwhile, Eddie enlists the help of his brothers to clean up and keep Mike out of the house while Wendi and Peggy are out. Elsewhere, Pat introduces Timmy to his secret dog.

black-ish - "Purple Rain" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

Splitting Up Together - "War of the Wagners" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.

The Guest Book - "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and his family hate spending every summer in a subpar vacation home far from the beach; in order to afford paying a booking fee for their dream house, the Barefeet Retreat, Mike pulls double shifts and ends up paying more than he bargained for.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Tuesday, November 13

  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Catch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Taran Killam (Single Parents) - Taran visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul stops by The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of The Conners - Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Laurie Metcalf and Maya Lynne Robinson are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie previews the film Robin Hood on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!) - Tatyana talks about her upcoming two Holiday movies for Lifetime and Hallmark on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about The Upside Down and Network on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley appears on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


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

The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
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