Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Universal HD September 2011 Schedule; ReelzChannel TV To Air 2011 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Universal HD will continue to air classics Charlie's Angels and T.J. Hooker this fall along with classic comedy Hogan's Heroes, and the sitcom Becker. There is not much to report, but we will highlight the month anyway. You can continue to catch T.J. Hooker weeknights at 6pm & 3am and Charlie's Angels weeknights at 7pm & 2am. These two also air every other week every Wednesday in marathons from 8am-6pm. Universal HD will air a 24-hour Charlie's Angels Labor Day marathon on Monday, Sept. 5 starting at 6am. As of now, nothing is planned for the 35th anniversary on Sept. 22 or anything to tie in with the new series premiering on ABC on the night of the 35th anniversary. Also, catch the 90-minute pilot for the classic Charlie's Angels on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 4:30-6pm and also the watch the 90-minute pilot for T.J. Hooker the next day (Thursday, Sept. 29) from 6pm-7:30pm.
Elsewhere, movies air during the day on Mondays and Thursdays, with The Unit on Tuesdays, and as we mentioned above "classic" Wednesdays. Fridays will still feature sitcoms Hogan's Heroes and Becker from 8am-10am with an immediate encore following from 10am-12pm. Nash Bridges marathon airs from 12pm-6pm. Also airing on the network in primetime are House, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and also The Unit. And Hack airs every Saturday morning at 6am and Sunday mornings at 5am. The rest of the weekend features movies, WWE or some sports.
The Friday night URTV block will feature more short-lived series. Joining the schedule next Friday (Aug. 26) will be the drama Wanted at 9pm, replacing Clubhouse. Effective Friday, Sept. 9, Love, Inc. will replace Life On A Stick at 10pm. At 10:30pm, Aliens In America continues to air in September.
Yes, there aren't really any schedule changes, but there is still plenty of good TV on this network, so we have to report it. Stay with us if anything changes in October and come on back tomorrow for another fall 2011 schedule!

ReelzChannel will air the 2011 Creative Arts Emmy Awards this season! ReelzChannel's mini-series The Kennedys garnered 10 nominations, making Reelz the fourth most nominated cable network. Spike Jones Jr. is producing the Creative Arts Emmys for the 17th time. The Creative Art categories recognize technical and other similar achievements in television programming. They are commonly awarded to behind-the-scenes personnel such as art directors, costume designers, cinematographers, casting directors, and sound editors. Several of the awards The Kennedys is up for will be part of the telecast. The awards will be taped Sept. 10, then aired Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. ReelzChannel is on DirecTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, and available on your cable or satellite system.
The broadcast has aired on E! Entertainment Television the past 9 years.


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

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First 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 / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, February 20

Kevin Can Wait - "Neighborhood Watch" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Donna’s cousin, Irene (Claire Coffee), comes to visit with her chatty husband, Stuart (Alexander Chaplin), Kevin concocts an elaborate plan to avoid spending time with them by forming a neighborhood watch group with his buddies, including his neighbor, Rootger (Bas Rutten).

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Superior Donuts - "Trust Me" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Arthur is reluctant to let Franco make the shop’s bank deposit, Franco accuses his boss of not trusting him. Also, James regrets confiding in Randy after she shares an embarrassing secret about him with other cops at the station.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Jessica Shmessica" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Bobby (Christopher Gorham) invites Caroline to a party to meet his family, she is eager to make a good impression but isn’t prepared for the torch that his mother and sisters still carry for Bobby’s ex-girlfriend. Also, Caroline’s nerves are even more frayed when the diner gang decides to tag along. Guest stars include Nora Dunn as Bobby’s mother, Teresa, and Kerri Kenney-Silver as his sister, Denise.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Monday, February 20

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Watch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Norm Macdonald (The Norm Show/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Norm is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Farrell, Loretta Swit and Jamie Farr (M*A*S*H) - Mike, Loretta and Jamie are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Anne-Marie Johnson (What's Happening Now!!) - Anne-Marie discusses diversity at the Oscars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered) - Regina appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.