Wednesday, August 18, 2010

WGN America Fall 2010 Schedule UPDATE: Dharma & Greg; TV Land Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Andy Griffith Show

A couple of weeks back we gave you details on WGN America's Fall 2010 schedule, now they have edited the schedule just a bit because they have acquired a new sitcom! WGN America has acquired the '90s sitcom Dharma & Greg and will start it on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010! The series last aired on FX and WE tv. WGN America will air Dharma & Greg Mon-Thurs at 7pm & 7:30pm ET (4-5pm PT) and also Sunday mornings at 10am & 10:30am ET. On Fridays, as we already mentioned Old Christine will air in the 7pm ET hour, so no Dharma there. The 7-8pm ET Dharma & Greg airings on Mon-Thurs will replace the previously scheduled America's Funniest Home Videos, which will slide to weekdays at 6pm ET. And then Cheers will slide back into the 5pm ET hour, where it is currently airing. What about Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie? They will each get a half-hour reduced because of these changes, with I Dream of Jeannie now at 4pm ET and Bewitched remaining at 4:30pm ET. That's too bad, but at least they are still on the schedule. Those Sunday morning Dharma & Greg airings will replace the planned Bewitched airings. The only other schedule change is long time staple Singstation! will remain on the schedule now, airing Saturday mornings in the 6am ET half-hour.
View the FULL and update WGN America Fall 2010 schedule. And stay tuned tomorrow for an all-new fall cable network schedule!

As we mentioned on our TV Land Fall 2010 Part 1 highlights, TV Land is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show this fall! Now we have some more details! TV Land is counting down the days leading up to the golden anniversary of the highly acclaimed series starring Andy Griffith and Ron Howard - The Andy Griffith Show - with "50 Days of Andy," Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET/PT. Each day during this block, TV Land will share fun show facts and showcase special episodes selected by celebrities and Andy Griffith super fans. From now through September 22nd viewers can log on to tvland.com/andy to vote for their all-time favorite episodes, from when we first meet Andy and Opie to the hilarious episode when Andy and Barney eat all of Aunt Bee’s homemade pickles. Fans can log onto TVLand.com/andy now to see which episodes are in the running.
The final results of the voting will air on Saturday, September 25 from 8:00AM-9:00PM ET/PT and Sunday, September 26 from 8:00AM-8:30 PM ET/PT during a 50th Anniversary top 50 countdown. TVLand.com/andy also includes nostalgic photo galleries, bios, trivia, and games for Andy Griffith fans of all ages.
The tribute does not stop there as TV Land will also celebrate on Sunday, October 3, the actual anniversary of the series debut, with a special marathon of landmark episodes beginning at 4:00 PM ET/PT. We will have more details on the October portion of the anniversary on an upcoming blog post highlighting TV Land October 2010, as we will call that TV Land Fall 2010 Part 2. So stay with us!


New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 20

Last Man Standing - "A House Divided" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Mike and Vanessa ask newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to tone down their constant displays of affection, Mandy agrees but only if her parents become more discreet in the way they express their feelings to each other. Meanwhile, Kristen gets Eve a gig playing at the Grill, but Ed wants to fire her after a lackluster performance.

Dr. Ken - "A Day in the Life" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Amy (guest star Yvette Nicole Brown), the producer of a documentary health series, follows Ken around to record a typical day at an HMO, giving Ken his big moment in the limelight.  But much to Ken’s chagrin, a series of the less than thrilling day-to-day parts of the job at Welltopia leads Ken to doubt his own career choice.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.