Friday, March 02, 2012
The Hub Acquires The Facts of Life, Mork & Mindy, Sabrina for April 2012; Sitcom Stars On Talk Shows (Week of March 5, 2012)
The Hub had its upfront presentation yesterday and the big highlight for us was the acquisition of three sitcoms for its primetime sitcom block! The Hub announced the acquisitions of the popular classic TV sitcoms The Facts of Life, Mork & Mindy and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. All three series are currently not airing anywhere, as Sabrina was last seen on ABC Family in early 2011. Mork & Mindy was last seen in marathons on Syfy from about 2008-2011 from time to time. And The Facts of Life has not been on US cable since Nick at Nite and marathons on TV Land a decade ago.
The three sitcoms will join the line-up tentatively in April. More info will come in the coming weeks, so stay with us, as we can't release it yet. What will happen to the current sitcoms (Family Ties, The Wonder Years, Doogie Howser, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Batman)? Will some leave or will they all stay? You'll have to come on back for the actual schedule. View The Hub upfront press release.
Also of note, The Hub will premiere the all-new, action-packed series The Aquabats! Super Show! on Saturday, March 3 (11 a.m. ET, with encore performances throughout the week). The outrageous new series follows a popular alternative rock band as they embark on a never-ending quest to right wrongs, destroy boredom and seek justice for all in an inventive blend of live-action and animated crime-fighting spoofs. It is said to be The Monkees meets '60s Batman. Sounds campy!
Stay tuned on Monday for our story on the Antenna TV spring line-up that begins March 26 and that will have the addition of WKRP in Cincinnati to the Sunday night primetime line-up starting April 8, as we first broke.
It's Friday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of March 5-9, 2012, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVR's (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!
Monday, March 5, 2012
- Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Watch Woody on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Courteney Cox (Cougar Town/Friends) - Courteney appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
- Louie Anderson (Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie visits the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
- Kristin Davis (Sex and the City) - Kristin is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am and then visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- Megan Mullally (Breaking In/Will & Grace) - Megan drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
- Brandy Norwood (The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks about the new season of The Game on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. Her co-stars Pooch, Hosea and Coby also dish on the new season.
- Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/She's the Sheriff/Step by Step) - Juju Chang talks to Suzanne on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
- Joel McHale (Community) - Catch Joel on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
- Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - The legendary Mr. Cosby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
- Elisha Cuthbert (Happy Endings) - The lovely Elisha stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
- Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
- Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny) - Fran visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) and Tia Mowry (The Game/Sister, Sister) - Wendy and Tia appear on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
- Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Watch Kathy on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Tune in to see Eric on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
- Josh Gad (Back to You) - Josh is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
- Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
- Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Catch Jennifer on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
- Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Tune in to see Maya on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
- Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation/Party Down) - Adam chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
- Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Megan is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
- Jennifer Westfeldt (Notes from the Underbelly/Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place) - Jennifer appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT and later she will be on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
- Kristin Davis (Sex and the City) - Kristin talks to Anderson, so check your local listings.
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Watch Jesse on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
- Kristin Davis (Sex and the City) - Kristin continues to make the rounds on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
- Big Time Rush - Big Time Rush performs on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
- Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)
09/01 - The League - The Complete Season Six
09/01 - New Girl - The Complete Fourth Season
09/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Two
09/08 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Second Season
09/08 - Mr. Belvedere - Season Four
09/15 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eighth Season (Blu-ray)
09/15 - Family Guy - Season 13
09/18 - black-ish - The Complete First Season
09/22 - The Cosby Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
09/22 - C.P.O. Sharkey - The Complete Season 2
09/22 - Cristela - The Complete First Season
09/22 - Good Times - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
09/22 - King of the Hill - The Complete 12th Season
09/22 - The Last Man on Earth - The Complete First Season
09/22 - Modern Family - The Complete Sixth Season
09/22 - The Nanny - Season Four
09/22 - The Partridge Family - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
09/29 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete First Season
09/29 - Mom - The Complete Second Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight
Tuesday, October 6
The Muppets - "Bear Left Then Bear Write" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Fozzie takes things a little too far when Kermit offers him advice and Nick Offerman steps in to help the gang. Meanwhile, Christina Applegate guests on “Up Late,” and brings Miss Piggy a sweet surprise that doesn’t go over well and Pepe, Rizzo and Liam Hemsworth try to help Gonzo out with his online dating situation.
Fresh Off the Boat - "Shaquille O'Neal Motors" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It’s Louis and Jessica’s wedding anniversary and Louis plans a romantic evening out – to the car dealership. Meanwhile, Evan and his “friends” help Eddie buy The Hot Dogger, a hot dog-shaped water slide.
Grandfathered - "Dad Face" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While Jimmy struggles to adjust to his newfound family, Gerald surprises him with plans for the family’s first trip to the beach, which excites everyone – except Jimmy. When he decides to bail on the outing in favor of a glamorous pool party nearby, he drags Gerald along, leaving Vanessa and Sara with a chance to get to know one another, for better or for worse.
The Grinder - "A Hero Has Fallen" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After the exciting and victorious Krantz case, Sanderson & Yao gets flooded with cases. Dean, in his usual fashion, wants them to pick the next big case. Stewart disagrees, but he realizes that telling Dean he can’t do something only will make him want to do it more. Soo Stewart decides to encourage Dean and the plan backfires. Meanwhile, Dean inspires Debbie to go for a promotion at work using a “big dog” approach, which puts her job in jeopardy.
Tuesday, October 6
- Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Watch Eric on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
- Paul Reiser (Mad About You/The Paul Reiser Show) - Paul drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
- Chris Parnell (Suburgatory/30 Rock) - Chris visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
- Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
- Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am, on The Meredith Vieira Show (check your local listings) and on People.com Chatter.
- Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 9:50am.
- Jason Rogel (Kevin from Work) - Jason stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
- Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina talks about Grandfathered on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
- Kel Mitchell (Game Shakers/Kenan & Kel) - Kel shares details of his new sitcom on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.