Monday, May 17, 2010

Fox Upfront 2010-11: Fall 2010 Schedule; Stephen J. Cannell's Take On New Rockford Files That Didn't Get Ordered

Fox 2010-11

Fall 2010

Sundays
7:00PM NFL Overrun/Animated Repeats
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM The Cleveland Show
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM American Dad!

Mondays
8:00PM House
9:00PM Lone Star (NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM Glee
9:00PM Raising Hope (NEW!)
9:30PM Running Wilde (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM Lie to Me
9:00PM Hell's Kitchen

Thursdays
8:00PM Bones
9:00PM Fringe

Fridays
8:00PM Human Target
9:00PM The Good Guys

Saturdays
8:00PM Cops
9:00PM America's Most Wanted


January / Spring 2011:

Sundays
7:00PM The Simpsons (repeats)
7:30PM American Dad
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM Bob's Burgers (NEW!)
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM The Cleveland Show

Mondays
8:00PM House
9:00PM Lonestar / Ride-Along (NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM American Idol
9:30PM Running Wilde / Mixed Signals (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM Raising Hope
8:30PM American Idol Results Show
9:00PM Glee

Thursdays
8:00PM Bones
9:00PM Fringe

Fridays
8:00PM Human Target
9:00PM Kitchen Nightmares

Saturdays
8:00PM Cops
9:00PM America's Most Wanted

NOTES: Unscheduled but picked-up for mid-season is drama Terra Nova from Steven Spielberg. It was also announced that a very special Glee will air following Super Bowl XLV on Sunday, February 6 and will move to Wednesdays at 9PM following Idol Results after the airing.

Discuss Fox's 2010-11 line-up. You'll find the official press release there, too...with more detailed information.


The original Rockford Files creator Stephen J. Cannell spoke to Chris Mann of Retroality.TV about the potential new NBC series for Rockford that NBC has scrapped "for now." The series was getting a ton of buzz a few weeks back and now it is not picked-up for the fall. Chris gets an exclusive reaction from Cannell on David Shore's pilot script for NBC's now-dead Rockford Files reboot. Read what Cannell has to say about this! And speaking of Cannell, catch him on the season finale of ABC's Castle tonight, as he once again plays himself on the series.
Back to Rockford, yesterday NBC Entertainment President Angela Bromstad commented on why Rockford is not picked-up yet, "it would have had to be A++ and I think we had an A-/B+ pilot and wanted to get it right." So, Rockford might be re-developed for mid-season or even next fall. Or is NBC just saying that and won't re-develop at all? We'll see.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, June 25

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code. Don’t miss a dose of mother-daughter drama.

The Last Man on Earth - "If You're Happy and You Know It" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol is bummed about Gail’s absence, so Tandy tries to cheer her up with the honeymoon vacation they never had. Meanwhile, Lewis finds new success with his pursuits in aviation and Melissa is contained.

The Simpsons - "Caper Chase" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns decides to start his own for-profit university and Homer is hired.

Family Guy - "Gronkowsbees" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Rob Gronkowski, of the New England Patriots, moves into the house behind the Griffins, and the guys enjoy partying with him until his antics become overwhelming. Meanwhile, Stewie begins beekeeping and gives his bees steroids to produce more honey, but instead they become aggressive.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 19)

Friday, June 23

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Prepon (Are You There, Chelsea?/That '70s Show) - Laura appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael plays Pyramid on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Zoe Perry and Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Zoe and Iain talk about their upcoming CBS sitcom Young Sheldon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melora Hardin (The Office/Wedding Band) - Melora talks about Freeform's The Bold Type on the AOL Build Show at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Maggie Lawson (Angel from Hell/Back in the Game/Crumbs/It's All Relative/Inside Schwartz) - Maggie talks about Hallmark Channel's original movie My Favorite Wedding on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rhys Darby (Wrecked/Flight of the Conchords) - Rhys talks about Wrecked on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Damon Wayans, Jr. (New Girl/Happy Endings) - Damon will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.