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 (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, July 22

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "A Space Quadyssey" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Ricky is accepted into a junior astronaut training program, but only if his siblings join him.

School of Rock - "True Colors" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The band decides to make a music video, but when Tomika and Freddy have different ideas about the video's creative direction, it causes a rift in the group.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "He's at the Door" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Angela decides to meet with Benny.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "A Dangerous Game" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Angela and Marcus play a dangerous game of tit-for-tat.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "Two Can Play That Game" (OWN, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Marcus' friend, Benny, reveals a secret to Marcus.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 17)

Friday, July 21

  • Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick) - Watch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He talks about Lifetime's Story of a Girl on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World), Queen Latifah (Living Single), Regina Hall (Grandfathered) and Tiffany Haddish (The Carmichael Show) - Jada, Queen Latifah, Regina and Tiffany chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Tiffany will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. Jada will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate discusses her new movie Girls Trip on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Drake Bell (Drake & Josh) - Drake is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie) - Dove appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake is a guest on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.