Monday, August 23, 2010

AmericanLife Network Fall 2010 Schedule; Hallmark Adds More Who's the Boss

Starting October 1, AmericanLife TV Network will be making drastic changes to its schedule. '70s sitcoms Rhoda and Phyllis will be leaving the line-up, unfortunately. Three courtroom series will join the morning line-up airing weekdays from 9:30am-11am and again from 5:30am-7am. The series are Power of Attorney, Texas Justice and Cristina's Court. Then from 11am-5pm will be a new block titled ALN Today, with original series Kevin McCullough, The Ray Lucia Show, and The Big Biz Show. The Flipper and Beachcombers hour will move from 4pm to 5pm, replacing Rhoda and Phyllis. The ALN lifestyle series will air in the 6pm hour replacing Mission: Impossible, which is also leaving the schedule. At 7pm and 8pm from Mon-Thurs, ALN has acquired dramas The Fall Guy and Chicago Hope, so Sue Thomas F.B.eye is off the line-up as well. Also leaving the line-up are the primetime series St. Elsewhere, L.A. Law, and Hill Street Blues. Weeknights at 9pm will be another hour of Flipper and Beachcombers. Then at 10pm & 11pm from Mon-Thurs will be encores of The Fall Guy and Chicago Hope. MGM movies will air on Fridays during all of the times for The Fall Guy and Chicago Hope. Weeknights at 12am will be a MGM movie.
On weekends there aren't any series airing except the court series in mornings (early Sunday morning from 5:30am-7am and 10:30am-12pm. The ALN R2G Movie airs Saturdays in primetime at 8pm and again at 1am. Other movie airings are Saturdays at 5:30pm and Sundays from 10pm-4am.
View and discuss the AmericanLife TV Network Fall 2010 schedule. Come on back tomorrow for a look at ALN's sister network FamilyNet's Fall 2010 schedule.

The Hallmark Channel will be adding more Who's the Boss? to its schedule starting TODAY, as we mentioned on our message boards late last week. Who's the Boss? will remain in its weekdays 1pm to 3pm slots as it has since May 17, but it will now also gain more hours airing weekdays 6pm to 8pm. That's eight airings every weekday and the evening airings will start from the pilot episode today, which means it will be a different rotation than the current afternoon airings. The evening airings will replace an episode each of dramas Doc (at 6pm) and Touched by an Angel (at 7pm), which means Doc is off the line-up totally and Touched is reduced to just 8pm.
Will Who's the Boss? remain in the evening hours come Sept. 13 when Martha Stewart programming takes over from 10am-6pm? We will let you know as soon as we know, as Hallmark is still working on a schedule. Be patient and stay with us.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

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
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, August 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Agitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Howard and Bernadette have a hard time leaving Halley in day care when Bernadette returns to work. Also, Bert (Brian Posehn) introduces the gang to his new girlfriend, Rebecca (April Bowlby).

Kevin Can Wait - "Quiet Diet" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Donna says she’ll send Kevin to the Mets Fantasy Camp if he lowers his cholesterol, Chale secretly coaches Kevin through a juice cleanse.

Great News - "The Red Door" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited when Chuck (John Michael Higgins) asks her to wait for the cable guy at his townhouse, until Chuck gives an ominous warning that tests her curiosity. Meanwhile, Portia's (Nicole Richie) phone gets hacked and Katie (Briga Heelan) struggles not to read her private emails.

The Guest Book - "Story Six" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Federal agent Trina books the mountain cabin to protect valuable witness Blake, but Blake has his own ideas on how to escape the people who are after him.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Thursday, August 24

  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Catch Jim on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Timothy Simons (Veep) - Timothy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miriam Shorr and Peter Hermann (Younger) - Miriam and Peter are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Lucky) - John talks about All Saints on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.