Thursday, November 22, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving; Network Holiday Specials

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Before we let you go back to your families...let's prepare for the Christmas holiday season! It is never too early to prepare. I have put together a holiday specials list that we all like to watch every year like Frosty the Snowman and A Charlie Brown Christmas and we even get some new specials this year like Shrek the Halls. These are just actual holiday related specials and movies, not movies or specials airing during the holiday season.

ABC
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 8-9pm: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 8-9pm: Shrek the Halls (NEW!) and Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Friday, Nov. 30, 8-10pm: ABC Friday Movie of the Week: The Polar Express
Monday, Dec. 3 8-9pm: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 8-9pm: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
Saturdays, Dec. 8, 8-10pm: ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Monday, Dec. 10, 8-9pm: I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 8-9pm: Shrek the Halls and Winnie the Pooh and Christmas, Too
Saturday, Dec. 15, 8-10pm: ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Surviving Christmas
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 10-11pm: A Christmas Celebration at Ford's Theatre
Sunday, Dec. 23, 7-8pm: Elmo's Christmas Countdown (NEW!)
Sunday, Dec. 23, 9-11pm: ABC Sunday Movie of the Week: The Santa Clause 2
Monday, Dec. 24, 8-9pm: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (expanded edition)

CBS:
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 8-9pm: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Friday, Dec. 7, 8-9pm: Frosty the Snowman and Frosty
Returns

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 8-9pm: Frosty the Snowman and Frosty
Returns

Friday, Dec. 21, 8-9pm: 9th Annual Home for the Holidays with Sheryl Crow
Saturday, Dec. 22, 8-10pm: CBS Saturday Movie: Elf

NBC:
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2-4pm: Miracle on 34th Street
Friday, Nov. 23, 8-11pm: NBC Movie of the Week: Family Man
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 8-9pm: Christmas in Rockefeller Center
Saturday, Dec. 1, 8-9pm: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Thursday, Dec. 13, 9:30-11pm: Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special
Friday, Dec. 14, 8-11pm: NBC Movie of the Week: It's a Wonderful Life
Monday, Dec. 24, 8-11pm: NBC Movie of the Week: It's a Wonderful Life

The CW:
Sunday, Dec. 2, 6-7pm: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Sunday, Dec. 23, 8-9pm: The Story of Santa Claus

Fox has not announced anything, if they even are planning any specials and movies. We'll let you know. And also if there are any additions to the other networks.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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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