Monday, April 25, 2016

Antenna TV Celebrates Mother's Day with Family Ties; Fox Pays Homage to Prince with New Girl Episode

Family Ties Mother's Day Marathon

Antenna TV, Tribune's multicast broadcast network, will celebrate Mom with a 34 episode/17 hour Family Ties Marathon on Mother's Day, on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Antenna TV is celebrating the joys and struggles of mothers everywhere with a Family Ties marathon this Mother's Day, featuring iconic feminist, liberal mom, Elyse Keaton, who is lovingly at odds with her conservative and materialistic kids. The "Family Ties Mother's Day Marathon" will feature 34 of the best episodes from its 7 season run, and begins at 5am ET on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Antenna TV now airs in 128 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 88% of TV households. The episodes for the marathons are below:

5am I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend
5:30am Ooops!
6am The Fugitive (part 1)
6:30am The Fugitive (part 2)
7am Suzanne Takes You Down
7:30am Stage Fright
8am Elyse D'Arc
8:30am The Harder They Fall
9am This Years Model
9:30am Speed Trap
10am Batter Up
10:30a Birthday Boy
11am Lady Sings the Blues
11:30a Working at It
12noon Anniversary Waltz
12:30pm The Gambler
1pm Here We Go Again
1:30pm Birth of a Keaton (part 1)
2pm Birth of a Keaton (part 2)
2:30pm Bringing Up Baby
3pm Remembrance of Things Past (part 1)
3:30pm Remembrance of Things Past (part 2)
4pm The Old College Try
4:30pm Engine Trouble
5pm Once in Love with Elyse
5:30pm Be True to Your Preschool
6pm The Big Fix
6:30pm My Mother, My Friend
7pm Super Mom
7:30pm The Way We Were
8pm The Boys Next Door
8:30pm The Wrecker's Ball
9pm Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore (part 1)
9:30pm Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore (part 2)
All times Eastern.

Family Ties airs on Antenna TV weekdays 10-11 pm ET and Sundays 8-9 pm ET.


Prince - New Girl

Music royalty Prince makes a guest appearance in a special episode of New Girl that originally aired after Fox Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII in February 2014. In the episode, Jess is ready to paint the town purple when a chance encounter finds her and Cece invited to a once-in-a-lifetime mansion party thrown by music legend Prince, guest-starring as himself. Not wanting to miss out on the fun, Nick, Schmidt, Winston and Coach are determined to crash the festivities, building toward an unforgettable ending. The special episode also features cameo appearances by Victoria Secrets' supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio and Ana Beatriz Barros and Los Angeles Dodger and Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw. The encore broadcast of the "Prince" episode of New Girl airs Tuesday, April 26 at 9:30pm (replacing an airing of The Grinder). Also on this night, Fox will air two original episodes of New Girl at its regular time of 8pm and at a special time of 9pm.


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

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.