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 (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, January 23

Kevin Can Wait - "Choke Doubt" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kevin brags about saving a man from choking after hearing how much attention his brother Kyle is receiving for saving a cat. Adam Ferrara guest stars as Bill, a man Kevin saves from choking, and “The Insider” correspondent Michael Yo guest stars as Tom, a morning show anchor who interviews Kyle.

Man with a Plan - "The Talk" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam and Andi have the dreaded “talk” with Teddy and Kate, their awkward approach makes the kids horribly uncomfortable.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Emergency Contractor" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Max and Caroline get home from their road trip, Caroline discovers she likes the dessert bar renovations as much as she likes Bobby (Christopher Gorham), the contractor on the job. Also, Max rushes to Randy’s side when she hears he’s in the hospital in New York City, and Sophie joins a mommy group that cares more about partying than baby talk.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Conjugal Conjecture" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Sheldon’s mother and Leonard's father share an evening together, everyone deals with an awkward morning the next day. Also, Penny’s family arrives for the wedding ceremony, including her anxiety-ridden mother, Susan (Katey Sagal), and her drug dealing brother, Randall (Jack McBrayer). Dean Norris guest stars as Colonel Williams, an Air Force Representative from the Department of Materiel Command. Christine Baranski, Laurie Metcalf, Judd Hirsch and Keith Carradine return.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Monday, January 23

  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Watch Allison on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) and Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - William and Henry are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jade Catta-Preta (Manhattan Love Story) - Jade is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and Rebecca Romjin talk about Love Locks on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Jerry will also be on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT, on Access Hollywood Live (check your local listings) and on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta talks about Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn will be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.