Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Antenna TV Goes to the Olympics with Carson; Sitcom Vet David Spade to Roast Rob Lowe

Antenna TV - Johnny Carson

Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting's multicast network, is planning ten days of tributes to the Olympics on Johnny Carson. Each night beginning August 5, Antenna TV will feature a classic Johnny Carson episode where an Olympic Medalist is Johnny's guest of the night. Antenna TV, which airs in 129 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 86% of TV households, will air the following episodes of Johnny Carson:

Friday, August 5
Guest: Bob Costas
Original Air Date: 4/2/92

Saturday, August 6
Guest: Dick Enberg
Original Air Date: 5/28/80

Sunday, August 7
Guest: Bruce Jenner
Original Air Date: 7/20/78

Monday, August 8
Guest: Greg Louganis
Original Air Date: 1/4/83

Tuesday, August 9
Guest: Kurt Thomas
Original Air Date: 5/10/90

Wednesday, August 10
Guests: Karen and Sarah Josephson
Original Air Date: 8/25/88

Thursday, August 11
Guest: Abel Kiviat
Original Air Date: 5/9/84

Friday, August 12
Guest: Mighty Carson Art Players/LA Olympic Sketch
Original Air Date: 7/13/84

Saturday, August 13
Guest: Martina Navratilova
Original Air Date: 2/15/77

Sunday, August 14
Guest: Marty Liquori
Original Air Date: 1/15/76

Johnny Carson airs on Antenna TV weeknights at 11p & 2a ET / 8p & 11p PT and weekends at 10p & 1:30a ET / 7p & 10:30p PT


David Spade and Rob Lowe

Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, announced that comedian and actor David Spade has been named Roast Master for the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe. The event (#LoweRoast) will tape at Sony Studios on Saturday, August 27 and premiere on Labor Day at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT. The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the Comedy Central Roasts of Justin Bieber, James Franco, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump, as well as the Emmy(R)-nominated Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner. Jonas Larsen is the Executive Producer for Comedy Central.


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

Friday, January 20

Last Man Standing - "A House Divided" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Mike and Vanessa ask newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to tone down their constant displays of affection, Mandy agrees but only if her parents become more discreet in the way they express their feelings to each other. Meanwhile, Kristen gets Eve a gig playing at the Grill, but Ed wants to fire her after a lackluster performance.

Dr. Ken - "A Day in the Life" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Amy (guest star Yvette Nicole Brown), the producer of a documentary health series, follows Ken around to record a typical day at an HMO, giving Ken his big moment in the limelight.  But much to Ken’s chagrin, a series of the less than thrilling day-to-day parts of the job at Welltopia leads Ken to doubt his own career choice.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.