Monday, October 31, 2016

Decades Network Has Cop Show Binge in November; Young & Hungry Gets 5th Season on Freeform

Decades Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, announces the Decades Cop Show Binge special programming lineup for November. Featuring cops on the beat and detectives on the street, Decades will present continuing "binge-style" episodes of different classic TV cop shows every weekday from 2:00 pm/ET to 1:00 am/ET, and all weekend long beginning Saturdays at 1:00 pm/ET. The Decades Cop Show Binge kicks off on Tuesday, November 1 and continues everyday through Sunday, December 4. For the first time ever on Decades, the November Cop Show Binge will bring a singular month-long programming theme to the network's unique daily schedule, offering episodes from 27 of the greatest TV police and detective series of all time. Spanning several decades of TV entertainment, the Cop Show Binge will feature multiple episodes from different series each day, including The Untouchables, Peter Gunn, Honey West, Hawaii Five-O, Mannix, Ironside, The Mod Squad, Police Woman, McCloud, The Rookies, Vega$, Hills Street Blues, T.J. Hooker, The Commish, 21 Jump Street, Wiseguy and others. Full line-up:

November 1 - McCloud
November 2 - Matt Houston
November 3 - Ironside
November 4 - Honey West
November 5, 6 - Wiseguy
November 7 - Cannon
November 8 - Mannix
November 9 – Hill Street Blues
November 10 - Police Woman
November 11 - 77 Sunset Strip
November 12, 13 - Peter Gunn
November 14 - The Commish
November 15 – The Rookies
November 16 - Columbo
November 17 - McMillan & Wife
November 18 - 21 Jump Street
November 19, 20 - The Saint
November 21 - Barnaby Jones
November 22 - The Untouchables
November 23 - Hawaii Five-O
November 24 - Hunter *Thanksgiving Day*
November 25 - The Streets of San Francisco
November 26, 27 - Police Story
November 28 - Vega$
November 29 - T.J. Hooker
November 30 - Wiseguy
December 1 - Burke's Law
December 2 - The Mod Squad
December 3, 4 - 77 Sunset Strip


Young & Hungry

Freeform picked up a fifth season of the hit original sitcom Young & Hungry. The new season will kick off production this week and will premiere in 2017. The comedy wrapped up its fourth season on August 3 with strong season-to-season gains in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, powered by double digits increases across male demographics. The series was the No. 1 original ad-supported cable comedy for Summer 2016 in Adults 18-34 and cable TV's No. 1 series on Wednesdays at 8 o'clock across key target Adults 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Female (W18-34/W18-49/F12-34) demographics. The series and cast have been nominated for seven Teen Choice Awards and two People's Choice Awards since its premiere in the summer of 2014. The series stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym Whitley and Rex Lee. Young & Hungry joins fellow Freeform sitcom Baby Daddy in a renewal, as Baby Daddy returns for a sixth season soon.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December/January)

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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