Monday, April 28, 2014

Walker, Texas Ranger Heads to TV Land; Seth Meyers to Host 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

Walker, Texas Ranger

TV Land is adding Walker, Texas Ranger to its line-up beginning today (Monday, April 28). The Chuck Norris series will air weekdays at approx. 4pm & 5pm with back-to-back episodes. It will begin with the series' first episode where Walker has to deal with a new partner named Trivette, while a group of men terrorizing a circus family who camp out at his home and some tough, bad guys who plan on the ultimate bank stunt. In addition to Walker, Texas Ranger , TV Land is re-adding The Nanny to the line-up as the series will air Mondays from 6pm-9pm. TV Land will now have mini blocks of sitcoms from 6-9pm each evening, with The Nanny on Mondays, Roseanne on Tuesdays, Gilligan's Island on Wednesdays, The Golden Girls on Thursdays and The Cosby Show on Fridays. And that's not all! The Brady Bunch is now moving to weeknights, as the sitcom will air in primetime on weeknights (except Wednesdays) from 9-10pm. It will not air on weekends anymore it seems, as The Nanny joins the weekend block of block marathons with The Cosby Show, Roseanne, Gilligan's Island, Three's Company and originals.

Back to weekdays, The Andy Griffith Show is moving to 9-10:30am as a result of Walker and the sitcom blocks being added. Westerns follow with Gunsmoke and Bonanza from 10:30am-4pm. In late night, Raymond and King of Queens air from 10pm-3:30am, with some originals mixed in. And in the overnight, Roseanne, Three's Company, Cosby Show and more original encores are airing. Stay with us for continued updates.

Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers has been named host of the 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, to be telecast live Monday, Aug. 25 LIVE at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC. The event takes place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Award-winning director and producer Don Mischer will serve as executive producer, producing with Mischer will be Charlie Haykel and Julianne Hare. Meyers is the host of NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers and was a member of Saturday Night Live since 2001. In addition to being the show's head writer, Meyers was also a co-anchor of the show's popular "Weekend Update" segment. Meyers, who is also an Emmy winner, was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world for 2014. Additionally, the Television Academy will host the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Emmy nominations will be announced Thursday, July 10. Stay with us on that date for the nominees.

New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, October 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Fetal Kick Catalyst" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Penny is surprised to learn she has fans of her performance in “Serial Ape-ist” when she attends Van Nuys Comic Con with Leonard. Also, Amy hosts a Sheldon-style brunch at Penny’s apartment, and Wolowitz makes an impulsive purchase when he starts stressing out about the baby on the way.

The Great Indoors - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Joel McHale stars as Jack, a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the new desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication.

Mom - "High-Tops and Brown Jacket" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and Adam’s relationship is tested when he moves in with her and Christy for a few weeks. Also, Christy learns the hard way that it may be a mistake to try and meet men with Jill.

Life in Pieces - "Annulled Roommate Pill Shower" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Heather and Tim enlist Clementine’s unusual parents, Mary-Lynn (Megan Mullally) and Spencer (Nick Offerman), to help convince Clementine and Tyler to annul their unexpected marriage. Also, Tommy moves in with Colleen, to the chagrin of her roommate, Dougie (Fortune Feimster); John and Joan run into “complications” after John takes the wrong dose of his daily pill; and Jen and Greg keep a secret from the family.

Superstore - "Halloween Theft" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dina (Lauren Ash) throws a wrench in everyone's Halloween plans when something goes missing from the store and declares that no employee can leave until someone confesses to stealing. Amy (America Ferrera) is determined to find out who is responsible because she doesn't want to miss trick-or-treating with her daughter and Mateo (Nico Santos) prepares for his secret date with Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin). Meanwhile, Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggle to bond until they discover they have more in common than they thought. Garrett (Colton Dunn) has a difficult time defending himself during the store-wide investigation.

The Good Place - "Most Improved Player" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Michael (Ted Danson) has a private meeting with Eleanor (Kristen Bell). Meanwhile, Chidi (William Jackson Harper), who has been harboring a secret, contemplates what to do.

Better Things - "Scary Fun" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam makes a point.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 24)

Thursday, October 27

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron appears on Chelsea on Netflix. He also talks about Inferno on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!), John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) and John Slattery (Maggie) - They talk about Broadway's The Front Page on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Angelique Cabral (Life in Pieces/Enlisted) - Angelique talks about Life in Pieces on the AOL Build Show at 11am.