Tuesday, October 07, 2014
MTV Airing Sitcoms in Mornings like George Lopez, Fresh Prince; Disney Channel Gets Dick Van Dyke for Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Effective immediately MTV is airing sitcoms in the mornings. As of yesterday, MTV is airing a block of My Wife & Kids from 9-11am, followed by George Lopez from 11am-12pm and a block of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 12pm-2pm. All three comedies are being borrowed from other Viacom networks, with My Wife & Kids currently on Centric, George Lopez on Nick at Nite and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air on Nick at Nite/BET. MTV2 is already airing sitcoms, but now it looks like MTV will get in on the action in the mornings, while MTV2 stops the sitcoms in the mornings. MTV2 will continue to air sitcoms in afternoons (Boy Meets World) and late nights (i.e. Wayans Bros, Martin, Jamie Foxx). In addition, MTV will air a The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Columbus Day marathon on Monday, Oct. 13 from 9am-4pm. MTV has aired sitcoms in the past, like That '70s Show. Stay with us for continued updates as we get them.
Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke guest stars as Goofy's pirate grandpappy, Captain Goof-Beard, in a special music-filled episode of Disney Junior's Emmy Award-nominated animated series Mickey Mouse Clubhouse premiering this Friday (Oct. 10) at 9:00am ET/PT on Disney Channel. The episode, titled Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: "Mickey's Pirate Adventure," features six new original songs performed by Van Dyke's character alongside Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Daisy and Pluto. In the special, Mickey and pals are enjoying a day at the beach when Peg Leg Pete delivers a note from Goofy's long-lost Grandpappy, Captain Goof-Beard, asking for the gang's help in ensuring that Harmony-Chord Island, the musical isle where Goof-Beard lives, doesn't go completely out of tune and sink.
New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)
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
Saturday, January 21
The Thundermans - "Better Off Wed" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The kids learn that Dr. Colosso ruined their parents' wedding years earlier, and want to recreate Hank & Barb's dream day as their anniversary gift. However, Dr. Colosso remains a threat, and they must keep their plans a secret.
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "Keeping Up with the Quadashians" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After binge watching their favorite reality TV show, the Quads decide their lives are every bit as "reality TV" worthy, and decide to make a show of their own. Guest Stars: Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler
School of Rock - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Tomika and Zack work on a love song together, leading to a moment that will change their friendship forever. Summer and Lawrence hang out together for the first time, and Freddy helps Mr. Finn with a problem.
Saturday, January 21
- Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show/Cosby) - Phylicia will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
- NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
- 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 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.