Monday, May 14, 2012

Fox Upfront 2012-13: Fall 2012 Schedule; Family Ties Coming To GMC

Fox 2012-13

Fall 2012

Mondays
8:00PM Bones
9:00PM The Mob Doc (NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM Raising Hope
8:30PM Ben & Kate (NEW!)
9:00PM New Girl 
9:30PM The Mindy Project (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM The X-Factor /American Idol (mid-season)

Thursdays
8:00PM The X-Factor/American Idol (mid-season)
9:00PM Glee

Fridays
8:00PM Touch
9:00PM Fringe

Saturdays
8:00PM College Football on Fox

Sundays
7:00PM NFL Overrun/Animated Repeats
7:30PM The OT (NFL post-game)/The Cleveland Show
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM Bob's Burgers
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM American Dad!

Mid-season: The Following (drama, Mon), The Goodwin Games (comedy, Tues), Hell's Kitchen (Fri), Cops (Sat)

NOTES: Fox made it official that Demi Lovato and Britney Spears have joined The X Factor as judges. Fox also mentioned that mid-season drama The Following starring Kevin Bacon will be for 15 straight weeks, and is similar to 24.

Discuss Fox's 2012-13 line-up. You'll find the official press release there, too...with more detailed information.


Turning to other news, GMC has acquired the rights to the '80s sitcom Family Ties! The Michael J. Fox comedy will start airing on the cable network next Monday (May 21), weekdays at 10:00am & 10:30am. The sitcom currently airs on The Hub on cable, but it has been reduced to weekend late nights at 2:30am ET, three times a week every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Family Ties will lead into an hour of the '90s Cosby, which gets a second hour at 11:00am & 11:30am.  The show will continue to air late nights at 1:00am & 1:30am following full hours of 227 and Amen. The block of Ties and Cosby is replacing two-hours of reality game show Don't Forget the Lyrics!, which is now off the schedule. The rest of the line-up will remain intact, with The Waltons, Judging Amy, Dr. Quinn Medicine Women, more Waltons and a movie, from 12pm-11pm.
On Saturdays, a block of Sister, Sister and Moesha will remain leading into a block of Cosby. Keep it right here for more on Family Ties on GMC! Sha la la la!


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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, February 24

Last Man Standing - "Take Me to Church" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mike and Vanessa become increasingly worried their daughters don’t attend church anymore, so they decide to take it upon themselves to make church more interesting for everyone involved. When Ryan has Kyle as his guest on his podcast, they don’t expect their wives to hear their conversation.

Dr. Ken - "Allison Finds a Lump" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
During a self-exam, Allison finds a suspicious lump in her breast, causing Ken and the HMO gang to rally around her for support while she anxiously waits for the doctor’s diagnosis. Meanwhile, Dave has questions for how he will portray the character he’s playing in the school play, and Pat and Damona share an unexpected moment.

Stuck in the Middle - "Stuck in a Slushy War" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A slushy war breaks out when Harley's Slushy Shack faces new competition.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Friday, February 24

  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!) - Watch Nathan on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) - Hayley gives a musical performance on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan appears on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.