Monday, May 16, 2016

Fox Upfront 2016-17: Fall 2016 Schedule; Antenna TV's Saturday Summer-thons with Sitcom Marathons Like Webster

Fox 2016-17

Fall 2016

8:00PM Gotham
9:00PM Lucifer

8:00PM Brooklyn Nine-Nine
8:30PM New Girl
9:00PM Scream Queens

8:00PM Lethal Weapon (NEW!)
9:00PM Empire

8:00PM Rosewood
9:00PM Pitch (NEW!)

8:00PM Hell's Kitchen
9:00PM The Exorcist (NEW!)

7:00PM Fox Sports Saturday: Fox College Football

7:00PM NFL on Fox
7:30PM The OT (NFL post-game)/Bob's Burgers
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM Son of Zorn (NEW!)
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM The Last Man on Earth

Mid-Season 2016-17

8:00PM 24: Legacy (NEW!) / Gotham (spring)
9:00PM APB (NEW!) / Lucifer (spring)

8:00PM New Girl / Brooklyn Nine-Nine (spring)
8:30PM The Mick (NEW!)
9:00PM Kicking & Screaming (NEW!) / Prison Break (NEW!) (spring)

8:00PM Lethal Weapon / Shots Fired (NEW!) (spring)
9:00PM Star (NEW!) / Empire (spring)

8:00PM Rosewood
9:00PM Bones (winter 2017)

8:00PM Masterchef Junior
9:00PM Sleepy Hollow

7:00PM Fox Sports Saturday

7:00PM Animation Encores
7:30PM Bob's Burgers
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM Making History (NEW!)
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM The Last Man on Earth

Unscheduled Mid-season 2017 (new and returning):

NOTES: Three new comedies, six new dramas, two new event series and two new reality series join the schedule. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a brand-new reimagining of the cult-classic midnight movie 40 years in the making, will air in October. 24: Legacy begins its two-night premiere event, following Super Bowl LI on Sunday, February 5, and continues Monday, February 6.

Schedule update: New drama Pitch will move up to air Thursdays in Fall 2016, the Farewell 12th season of Bones will air Thursdays in Winter 2017 and Prison Break will air Tuesdays 9pm in Spring 2017.

Discuss Fox's 2016-17 lineup. You'll find the official press release there, too...with details on all the new series.

Antenna TV Saturday Summer-thons

Antenna TV, Tribune's multicast broadcast network, will celebrate summer with Saturday Summer-thons, featuring a marathon of a classic TV sitcom every Saturday between May 31 and September 5 (their summer period). The marathons will air from 1pm to 10pm ET every Saturday, and will feature fan-favorite episodes from Antenna TV's best programs, including new addition Webster. Antenna TV, which now airs in 128 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 86% of TV households, will air the following marathons:

6/4/2016 Webster
6/11/2016 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
6/18/2016 Mr. Belvedere
6/25/2016 Mork & Mindy
7/2/2016 Barney Miller
7/9/2016 The Partridge Family
7/16/2016 Bewitched
7/23/2016 I Dream of Jeannie
7/30/2016 Green Acres
8/6/2016 Good Times
8/13/2016 The Jeffersons
8/20/2016 Newhart
8/27/2016 Small Wonder
9/3/2016 Doogie Howser, M.D.

Stay with us for updates on Antenna TV's summer lineup, if there are any changes, like Webster airing in the regular schedule.

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

Tuesday, October 25

The Middle - "Halloween VIII: The Heckoning" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Frankie is taken aback when she discovers that, if the circumstances ever arose where she and Mike got divorced, the kids would all choose to live with Mike. Meanwhile, Sue tries everything in her power to get her room back from Brick, and having to be so nice around girlfriend April all of the time leads Axl to lash out at his family.

American Housewife - "Westport Zombies" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie, jealous of Taylor’s friendship with neighbor Viv (Leslie Bibb), reluctantly competes in the Westport Halloween “Zombie Run” after she finds out they’ll both be running. Meanwhile, Greg and Anna-Kat get a little too much in character for the “zombie” part of the run’s obstacle course.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Louisween" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Louis’ favorite holiday, and he makes every attempt to scare Jessica into the Halloween spirit, but she is buried in her word processor, drafting her first horror novel. Meanwhile, Emery and Evan debate costume choices, and Eddie and his crew are excited to party with high schoolers at Nicole’s house.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Halloween" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Halloween arrives, or what Kenny refers to as “the gay Super Bowl,” he plans to go to Boystown to watch the festive costume parade. In an effort to prevent Kenny from attending, Eileen agrees to let him throw his own Halloween party at home. Eileen’s tolerance is ultimately tested when Kenny recruits Stuart and his gay friends to join the big party, and he makes a BIG costume change. Meanwhile, Jimmy and Shannon plan to pull off an epic Halloween prank.

Atlanta - "Junteenth" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Why my Auntie trying to make me go to one of these bougie Junteenth parties again? I don't like them sadity people and I'm gonna miss my shows. Le sigh.

Family Time - "Head of House" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When the Stallworths have an unexpected visitor, they learn of a vicious crime that took place in their home years ago.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 24)

Tuesday, October 25

  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Catch Will on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) and David Koechner (Another Period/Hank/The Office) - Mary and David are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn plays a celeb guessing game with Rach, who’s serving up no-fail make-your-own takeout, on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. She will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cheryl Hines (Son of Zorn/Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the AOL Build Show 4pm.
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Don is a guest on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.