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!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 22

Roseanne - "Knee Deep" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Roseanne’s knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion … writing.

The Middle - "A Heck of a Ride: Part One" / "A Heck of a Ride: Part Two" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

The Last O.G. - "That Backslide" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Left reeling from the error of his ways, Tray goes into a tailspin and turns to Bobby for support.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Tuesday, May 22

  • Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about the series finale of The Middle on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. Mychael Symon cooks with Patricia on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Spade (The Mayor/Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffal Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan talks about Modern Family on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about his new book Brooklyn Gladiator on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development/Veep) - Will and Tony talk about Arrested Development on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian talks about her new film Ibiza on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April/May)

Atlanta - The Complete First Season Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season

03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
05/08 - Dear White People - Season 1
05/08 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season
05/29 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 1
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