Wednesday, December 27, 2006

TV One Adds 'Mr. Cooper' in January, 'Roc' Returns; You Can Join The 'Knights'

As the new year rolls in, there are some changes ahead on the TV One landscape to keep viewers excited about TV One programming and flowing from show to show.
Included in this change is the TV One launch of the classic '90s sitcom Hangin' With Mr. Cooper, starring Mark Curry as an Oakland high school coach/teacher. Co-stars include Holly Robinson, Omar Gooding, Raven Symone, and Nell Carter. The sitcom will air weekdays at 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Starting Tuesday, January 2, the changes are to weekdays between 6am-8pm, everything else will remain the same as it is now. As mentioned Mr. Cooper will air weekdays at 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Other changes include the return of Roc, airing weekdays at 2 p.m. Fastlane moves to 11 a.m., in which it will share the slot with the short-lived series A Man Called Hawk. Hawk will air Tuesdays and Thursdays, while Fastlane will air Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays. Boston Public moves from mornings to 4 p.m. And Amen will now only air weekdays at 6 & 6:30 a.m. It will also still air Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
The month has various special programming as well. On Monday, January 1, TV One rings in the new year with a rebroadcast of its popular "Many Mugs of Martin Marathon" which showcases Martin Lawrence playing some of his most memorable characters from the sitcom Martin. On Monday January 15 in honor of the Martin Luther King Holiday, TV One presents a "Moving Movie Marathon" with movies beginning at 8am that may move you to action, move you to tears, or just move you to think. And On Saturday January 27, it's all about Anthony Anderson as TV One airs a marathon of his sitcom All About the Andersons in which all 16 episodes produced will air beginning at 12 Noon.
There are other specials, but they are about original programming such as Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? week (week of Jan. 29) counting down to the finale on Feb. 3. There will also be new episodes of TV One originals The Tom Joyner Sky Show, TV One Access, TV One on One, The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors, and the newest originals Black Men Revealed, The Star Jones Reynolds Report and Tavis Smiley's Road to Health.
To see the FULL list of regular schedule changes and complete highlights, click HERE.

The most fun sitcom in years is coming next week! Yes, The Knights of Prosperity debuts next Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC and now you can Join the Knights, too! Log onto www.JoinTheKnights.com to download your official membership certificate and print your membership card. The site also has propaganda and cool free things, including a downloadable recruitment poster, a recruitment video, and you can make your own KOP tee. Additional tactics include recruitment teams passing out KOP beanies and recruitment fliers, branded pizza boxes, taxi tops and wild postings.
On Dec. 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., hundreds of thousands of patrons at malls across the country will get the opportunity to be one of the lucky few selected to win big money in The Knights of Prosperity cash grab booths. Events will be held simultaneously at key malls in New Jersey, Los Angeles, Dallas and Minneapolis. Grand prize finalists will be chosen by a random drawing, and each winner will enter the money booth to “test their skills” with the chance to grab as many airborne bills before time expires! No purchase required.
For full details, click HERE. And we will be back in the coming days with our review of this sitcom. It is the funniest and wackiest sitcom in recent memory! It is a fun show for everyone! Make sure you tune in!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, June 19

The Middle - "Hecks vs. Glossners: The Final Battle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s the Orson showdown of the century when the Hecks – along with the Donahues and Bill Norwood – wage a war against the Glossners after they steal Sue’s car.

The Middle - "Thank You for Not Kissing" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley) calls Frankie and Mike into his office to inform them that Brick and Cindy have been making out all over school, Frankie tasks Mike into having a talk with his son to discuss dating etiquette. Meanwhile, Sue attempts to work up the gumption to give Sean the snow globe and confess how much she likes him; and after discovering a box full of unfinished thank you notes for gifts received over the years, Frankie orders Axl to finish and mail them all out.

black-ish - "Juneteenth" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating, Juneteenth.

black-ish - "Dog Eat Dog World" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family is divided over the idea of getting a dog after Dre and Bow promise Jack they can get one after he gets Straight A’s – and he does! Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan is in town and he doesn’t get the warm welcome he expects from Ruby.

Younger - "The End of the Tour" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza faces complications on the Marriage Vacation book tour. Kelsey and Zane head to D.C. to court a speechwriter’s prospective memoir.

Teachers - "Of Lice and Men" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Bennigan wrestles with how far she’s willing to go sexually with Hot Dad, while Ms. Cannon learns how to drive in the midst of an apocalyptic lice outbreak at Fillmore.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 18)

Tuesday, June 19

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Ed) - Michael stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show has the best moments from the biggest stars in Season 15, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • BD Wong (All-American Girl) - BD talks about the off-Broadway production of The Great Leap on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June)

Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season Step by Step - The Complete First Season Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
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