Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Minor Hallmark Channel Morning & Late Night Changes; Brady and Lucy Trivia Challenge and Full Episodes

It's the dog days of June and it may be slow in terms of news, but we certainly will have news every single day! Stay tuned in the coming weeks for our annual look at the fall schedules for cable networks that air off-network sitcoms! But first, beginning next week The Hallmark Channel will make some minor schedule changes. Effective Monday, June 20, 2011, the blocks of 8-10am and 1-3am will switch. This means The Golden Girls will moves to 8-10am and Frasier gets 3-5am. It's the old switcheroo. These are not the only times these shows will air of course. The current timeslots will remain as well. So to recap, Golden Girls will air weekdays 8-10am and 12-2am, while Frasier will air weekdays 9pm-12am and 3-5am. Everything else will remain as it is currently, including the weekend line-up.
No reason for the change was given, but perhaps they are just trying to strengthen the morning and late night line-up.

CBS Interactive wants to share that all month long they're inviting fans of The Brady Bunch to test their Brady Bunch IQ by taking our Trivia Challenge for a chance to win The Complete Series on DVD and other Brady Bunch products including a coffee mug, and men & women's t-shirts!
Play and enter on their website! And FULL EPISODES of The Brady Bunch are also available for free on that website! Groovy!
And if that's not all, they're inviting fans of I Love Lucy as well to "Test Your Love for Lucy" by taking the trivia challenge for a chance to win The Complete Series on DVD and other I Love Lucy products including a coffee mug, rhinestone tote, checkbook wallet and men & women's t-shirts!
Play and enter on their website! And FULL EPISODES of I Love Lucy are also available for free on that website! No splainin' to do here!


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.