Thursday, April 03, 2014

Antenna TV Spring 2014 Schedule; Hulu's Deal with NBC Universal for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mindy Project

Antenna TV

As we mentioned, Three's Company and Too Close for Comfort are re-joining the Antenna TV schedule on April 7 in new deals, but now we can officially reveal the complete Antenna TV spring schedule. Three's Company will air weekdays 10-11am and 12-1am, Saturdays from 7-8pm & Sundays from 12-1am. As for Too Close for Comfort, it will air weekdays 9-10am and 1-2am. With these two additions, there will be a lot of time changes for many shows, but only two shows will be removed completely: Circus Boy & The Three Stooges. Among the schedule changes are, Diff'rent Strokes now only on Sunday nights from 9-10pm, while I Dream of Jeannie & Bewitched get a more prime spot on weeknights airing from 7-9pm. The classic sitcoms of the '60s block airs weekdays from 11am-9pm highlighted by those two popular sitcoms. Hit sitcoms from the '70s and '80s will air from 9pm-1am, before giving way to more classic '60s fun from 1am-5am. On weekends, among the series airing will be Maude, Barney Miller and WKRP.

View the complete spring 2014 Antenna TV schedule. You can also discuss your thoughts on the line-up there. Stay with us for continued updates.


Hulu Plus

Hulu and NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution, U.S. & Canada announced an exclusive multi-year licensing agreement to stream prior seasons of NBCU's popular television properties on the Hulu Plus subscription service. As part of the agreement, Hulu Plus subscribers will have access to prior seasons of Universal Television's The Mindy Project and Golden Globe-winning comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine exclusively on SVOD. In the coming weeks, additional NBCUniversal favorites including Bravo Media's The Real Housewives franchise, Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, The Millionaire Matchmaker and Flipping Out, as well as E!'s Keeping Up With the Kardashians will also be available exclusively on SVOD to Hulu Plus subscribers. Full prior seasons of fan favorite comedy Parks and Recreation will be available on Hulu Plus non-exclusively. Current-season episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Mindy Project and Parks and Recreation will remain available during their current season runs.


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 16

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin vs. the Dutch Elm" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Kevin tries to charm his neighbor into giving him permission to cut down one of her trees, he becomes intimidated by her imposing son, Rutger (retired MMA Fighter and UFC Heavyweight Champion Bas Rutten), and invites them over for a non-existent party.

Man with a Plan - "A Dinner Gone Wrong" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Andi and Marcy realize they were rivals in high school, Adam and Don are dragged into the feud and forced to take sides.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Stalking Dead" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Max and Caroline get their big break when they’re cast as zombie extras after they finally arrive at the movie set in Texas where Randy is working. Back at home, Han and Oleg try their hand at construction after they fire the contractor working on the dessert bar. Beth Littleford guest stars as Bonnie, the assistant director of the zombie movie.

The Odd Couple - "Batman vs. The Penguin" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murph gets Oscar to agree to participate in a regular TV segment where he competes with a penguin at the zoo to predict the winners of hockey games. Also, Emily and Felix take their first steps to becoming just friends. Former professional hockey player Luc Robitaille guest stars as himself.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Monday, January 16

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Hodgman (Married) - John is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.