Monday, August 30, 2010

Hallmark Channel Fall 2010 Schedule; 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Winners

We finally can reveal the Hallmark Channel Fall 2010 schedule! We all know The Martha Stewart Show and other Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia programming is coming starting Sept. 13, but not to fret, all of your favorite enduring Hallmark comedies will remain! Before the fall schedule starts, there will be a three-day sitcom marathon for Labor Day weekend! On Saturday, Sept. 4, Hallmark Channel presents a full-day marathon of a show where everybody knows their name...Cheers! The marathon will run from 6am-4am. Then on Sunday, Sept. 5, Hallmark does the same for the Tony Danza sitcom Who's the Boss? And on Labor Day itself, Hallmark Channel will give us a full-day event for I Love Lucy from 6am-4am.
Moving on to the fall schedule, Hallmark Channel will try and find the best possible sitcoms in and out of the Martha Stewart block starting Sept. 13, so be patient as they try. As of now the schedule will start with two-hours of The Golden Girls weekdays from 8am-10am. The Martha Stewart Show is next at 10am, followed by Whatever with Alexis & Jennifer at 11am. At 12pm, the half-hour series Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn airs followed by the half-hour Everyday Food. From 1pm-4pm, it will be a block of more Martha series with From Martha's Kitchen airing back-to-back in the 1pm hour, followed by half-hours of From Martha's Garden and From Martha's Home. Two more episodes of From Martha's Kitchen will air in the 3pm hour leading into two encores of The Martha Stewart Show at 4pm & 5pm. Leading out of the block, will be Who's the Boss from 6pm-8pm, so that remains the same as when it started on Aug. 23. In primetime, Touched by an Angel and the Hallmark movie will remain from 8-11pm. And in the late night comedy block, The Golden Girls airs 11pm-1am and Cheers from 1am-4am.
On weekends, as of now the schedule will remain the same with I Love Lucy sandwiched with the movie with Lucy generally airing 6am-9am and 1am-4am (at times it is expanded depending on the movies). And finally in primetime on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 9pm, the all-new special Martha Stewart Presents: The Women Who Dress America will premiere (it will encore the next day at 1pm).
Now remember Hallmark is trying to see what works best in and out of this new block, so please be patient as they are committed to airing the classic enduring series that we all know and love. Stay with us for any schedule changes, as always. As of now, Little House on the Prairie will be just resting and The Partridge Family and M*A*S*H will continue to rest as it has been.
View and discuss Hallmark Channel's Fall 2010 schedule and as I mentioned stay with us for any further changes. Stay tuned tomorrow for our annual look at the New York City local fall

The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were last night. Here are the winners:

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
The Office (NBC)
Modern Family (ABC)
30 Rock (NBC)
Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Glee (Fox)
WINNER: Modern Family.

OUTSTANDING LEAD COMEDY ACTOR
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)
Tony Shalhoub, Monk (USA Network)
Matthew Morrison, Glee (Fox)
Steve Carell, The Office (NBC)
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
WINNER: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory.

OUTSTANDING LEAD COMEDY ACTRESS
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Lea Michelle, Glee (Fox)
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Old Christine (CBS)
Tina Fey, 30 Rock (NBC)
Toni Collette, United States of Tara (Showtime)
WINNER: Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTOR
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family (ABC)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family (ABC)
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men (CBS)
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
Chris Colfer, Glee (Fox)
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)
WINNER: Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTRESS
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men (CBS)
Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock (NBC)
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family (ABC)
Kristin Wiig, SNL (NBC)
Jane Lynch, Glee (Fox)
WINNER: Jane Lynch, Glee.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Lost (ABC)
The Good Wife (CBS)
True Blood (HBO)
Mad Men (AMC)
Dexter (Showtime)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
WINNER: Mad Men.

OUTSTANDING LEAD DRAMA ACTOR
Hugh Laurie, House (Fox)
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights (NBC)
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Matthew Fox, Lost (ABC)
Michael C. Hall, Dexter (Showtime)
Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)
WINNER: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad.

OUTSTANDING LEAD DRAMA ACTRESS
Glenn Close, Damages (FX)
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights (NBC)
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer (TNT)
January Jones, Mad Men (AMC)
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)
WINNER: Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTOR
Martin Short, Damages (FX)
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Andre Braugher, Men of a Certain Age (TNT)
John Slattery, Mad Men (AMC)
Terry O'Quinn, Lost (ABC)
Michael Emerson, Lost (ABC)
WINNER: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTRESS
Sharon Gless, Burn Notice (USA Network)
Ross Byrne, Damages (FX)
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife (CBS)
Christine Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men (AMC)
WINNER: Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife.

View the full list of winners and discuss who you think got snubbed!.


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

Sunday, August 20

Bob's Burgers - "Ain't Miss Debatin" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Tina is recruited by the debate team, she finds unexpected success and an even more unexpected relationship. Meanwhile, Louise and Gene convince their parents to help fund a stop-motion movie focusing on a surprising subject matter.

The Simpsons - "Havana Wild Weekend" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Retirement Castle and the V.A. Hospital can’t solve Grampa’s health issues, the Simpsons decide to take a family trip to Cuba to get him cheap medical care.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Simpsons - "Dad Behavior" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer finds a new app that makes his life much easier and outsources his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa finds that he is about to be a father again.

Family Guy - "Dearly Deported" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Chris’ Mexican girlfriend, Isabella, gets deported, he volunteers to take care of her twin babies. After learning that Isabella can’t come back to the U.S., the Griffins go to Mexico to return her children.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 14)

Friday, August 18

  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - Watch T.J. on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy (Moesha/The Game/Thea) - Brandy talks about Broadway's Chicago on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi performs on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nat Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Nat talks about Leap and Home Again on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Geena Davis (Buffalo Bill/The Geena Davis Show) - Geena talks about Marjorie Prime on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.