Thursday, April 24, 2014

Antenna TV Spends Mother's Day with Hazel; HBO Picks Up Comedies Veep, Silicon Valley

Hazel Title Card

This Mother's Day, Antenna TV will honor Mom with a Hazel "Maid-for-a-Day Marathon" on Sunday, May 11 from 7am to 3am ET. Antenna TV, which airs on 84 affiliates across the U.S. reaching 70% of TV households, will celebrate Mother's Day with a 20-hour marathon of Hazel beginning at 7am ET. Hazel can be seen regularly on Antenna TV every weekday morning at 6:00am & 6:30am. The following is the list of episodes and times airing on Mother's Day:

7:00 AM Hazel Plays Nurse
7:30 AM Dorothy's New Client
8:00 AM What'll We Watch Tonight?
8:30 AM Dorothy's Obsession
9:00 AM The Investment Club
9:30 AM Hazel's Mona Lisa Grin
10:00 AM Hazel's Pajama Party
10:30 AM Bringing Out the Johnsons
11:00 AM Burglar in Mr. B's P.J.'s
11:30 AM Hazel's Day
12:00 PM Rosie's Contract
12:30 PM Herbert for Hire
1:00 PM Hazel and the Lovebirds
1:30 PM Mr. Griffin Throws a Wedding
2:00 PM Hazel's Day Off
2:30 PM Hazel's Luck
3:00 PM You Ain't Fully Dressed Without a Smile
3:30 PM Hazel Scores a Touchdown
4:00 PM The Baby Came COD
4:30 PM Call Me Harve
5:00 PM Hazel and the Model T
5:30 PM Reluctant Witness
6:00 PM The Countess
6:30 PM Let's Get Away From It All
7:00 PM Maid for a Day
7:30 PM Just Me, Harold and the Unisphere
8:00 PM To Build or Not to Build
8:30 PM Temper, Temper
9:00 PM What's Bugging Hazel?
9:30 PM Hazel's Inquisitive Mind
10:00 PM How to Lose 30 Pounds in 30 Minutes
10:30 PM Hazel Sits it Out
11:00 PM The Crush
11:30 PM A Car Named Chrysanthemum
12:00 AM Once an Actor
12:30 AM My Son, the Sheepdog
1:00 AM But is it Art?
1:30 AM Bee in Her Bonnet
2:00 AM Little Bit of Genius
2:30 AM A Question of Ethics


Veep

HBO has renewed the comedy series Veep for a fourth season and freshman comedy Silicon Valley for a second season. The renewals follow the recent two-season renewal of drama Game of Thrones. Created by Armando Iannucci (Oscar(R) nominee for co-writing In the Loop), Veep stars Emmy(R) and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, who becomes vice president, only to discover the job is nothing like she expected, but everything she was warned about. The Emmy(R)-nominated and Writers Guild Award-winning series kicked off its ten-episode third season Sunday, April 6 at 10:30pm ET/PT. In addition to Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the ensemble cast for the third season includes Emmy(R) winner Tony Hale, Emmy(R) nominee Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy C. Simons, Sufe Bradshaw and Kevin Dunn.

Silicon Valley

Mike Judge (Office Space, Beavis & Butt-head, King of the Hill) brings his irreverent brand of humor to HBO in the new comedy series Silicon Valley. Partially inspired by Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late '80s, the show is a collaboration between Judge and Alec Berg (Seinfeld, HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm), and began its eight-episode first season Sunday, April 6 at 10:00pm. Cast regulars for the first season include Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew and the late Christopher Evan Welch. Matt Ross guest stars.


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

Tuesday, June 27

Downward Dog - "Getting What You Always Wanted" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Nan’s long-anticipated national campaign is hours away from launching in Times Square on the Jumbotron, when an overwrought Nan discovers an algorithm has been flipped, and instead of blocking penis photos from the photo feed it will choose them, which could torpedo the whole campaign. Meanwhile, Martin decides to reduce Nan’s stress by taking out his sworn enemy, Pepper, to unexpected results.

Downward Dog - "Lost" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT)
To take a break from the pressures of a major decision at work and the mess she’s made of her life, Nan decides to take a vacation. On the way, she stops by her estranged father’s place in the country, hoping to say hi and go. Instead, she discovers he’s selling the family home. While Nan tries to pack up some childhood treasures, Dad takes Martin for a walk — but Martin, runs off into the woods, hoping to prove he’s wild and free like a wolf. Instead, he discovers he’s not a wolf – he’s a dog who’s lost.

The Mick - "The New Girl" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Mickey believes Ben’s school is discriminating against him, she stands up for her nephew. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Chip spend time with Alba and learn some surprising things about her.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Night Shift" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Jake struggles with his first case back at the precinct, he encounters Jess Day (NEW GIRL guest star Zooey Deschanel), who is visiting New York, and enlists her to help him find his suspect. Meanwhile, Holt researches ways to increase office morale and Amy tries to figure out why Rosa keeps taking such long breaks.

Wrecked - "Caiman" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After something taints the water upstream, Florence and Karen hike into the jungle to find the source; the others debate whether they want the pirates to spoil ``Game of Thrones''; Steve strikes up an unlikely romance.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 26)

Tuesday, June 27

  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Catch Jerrod on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Mädchen Amick (Freddie) - Mädchen is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi) - Whoopi appears on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mckenna Grace (Crash & Bernstein) - Mckenna is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Katherine is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard (Younger) - Miriam and Mollly discuss the new season of Younger on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger - Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Peter Hermann (Younger) - Peter appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.