Thursday, December 28, 2017

New Year's Eve 2017 and New Year's Day 2018 TV Marathons

Welcome to a special New Year's style edition of the News Blog! As we end 2017 and start 2018, today we will give you a marathon recap on TV for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day! Some of the major TV stunts include Antenna TV's Newhart Year's Eve Marathon on New Year's Eve from from 5am-5am and New Year Kick-off with Coach marathon on New Year's Day from 5am-11:30pm. COZI TV will have a launch marathon of The Nanny on New Year's Day, as we mentioned, from 9am-8m. getTV launches three Norman Lear classics: All in the Family, Good Times and Sanford & Son with a New Year's Day marathon from 6am-4am. TV One will have a New Year's Eve A Different World marathon from 9am-5pm. OWN has its 227 Sunday marathon binge from 2pm-3am. WPIX in New York will of course have their annual The Honeymooners marathon starting at 11pm on New Year's Eve through 5pm on New Year's Day. Also in New York City, WLNY-TV 55/10 will have a marathon of The Odd Couple once again starting at 10pm on New Year's Eve night through 9pm on New Year's Day for the sixth straight year.

E! has a Parks and Recreation New Year's Eve marathon from 2am (late Saturday night) into 6am (early Monday morning). Decades Network has its weekend binge, with Diagnosis Murder this weekend on Saturday and New Year's Eve. FXX will bring us another marathon of The Simpsons that starts on New Year's Eve at 6pm and runs through New Year's Day at 11:59pm. IFC will turn it over to comedy with a Three Stooges marathon on New Year's Eve running from 6am-8pm. Then on New Year's Day, IFC will have a Two and a Half Men marathon from 12am-12am. Comedy Central rings in the new year with Chappelle's Show on New Year's Day starting at 9am with all 28 episodes. USA Network has a Law & Order: SVU Resolve to Watch New Year's Eve and Day marathon starting at 9am New Year's Eve through 8pm on New Year's Day. Syfy has its annual Twilight Zone New Year's Eve and Day marathon that starts at 4am New Year's Eve continuing through Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 4am. ASPiRE will have an In Living Color New Year's Eve marathon from 12pm-1am and on New Year's Day from 6pm-1am.

Some others include: Family Feud marathon on New Year's Day from 2-10pm. ION Television will also have a New Year's Day marathon of Criminal Minds from 10am-2am. WE tv has crime dramas on both days, with CSI: Miami, Criminal Minds and Monk airing. AMC has a Breaking Bad marathon on New Year's Eve and Day, both days from 2pm-1am. Viceland will air a marathon of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia on New Year's Day from 8am-5am. Movie franchises marathons include The Hunger Games and The Hobbit on TNT on New Year's Eve Day, respectively and Smokey and the Bandit movies on CMT New Year's Day. BBC America will air Titanic on New Year's Eve, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. TBS will air the movie New Year's Eve on New Year's Eve at 8pm, but earlier in the day there are marathons of The Detour from 10am-4pm and Family Guy from 4-8pm. Reality wise, E! has a Keeping Up with the Kardashians marathon on New Year's Day beginning at 6am, while WGN America has a Cops New Year's Eve marathon from 11am-7pm.

Other notable TV marathons and specials include ABC's Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2018 special on New Year's Eve from 8pm-10pm, followed by its annual specials at 10pm and 11:30pm. Movie wise, Pop, TNT, TBS, Freeform and many others will air movies on New Year's Day, while Hallmark Channel continues to air Christmas movies on New Year's Eve. Tune in Sunday and Monday for all of this!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 22

Roseanne - "Knee Deep" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Roseanne’s knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion … writing.

The Middle - "A Heck of a Ride: Part One" / "A Heck of a Ride: Part Two" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

The Last O.G. - "That Backslide" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Left reeling from the error of his ways, Tray goes into a tailspin and turns to Bobby for support.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Tuesday, May 22

  • Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about the series finale of The Middle on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. Mychael Symon cooks with Patricia on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Spade (The Mayor/Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffal Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan talks about Modern Family on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about his new book Brooklyn Gladiator on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development/Veep) - Will and Tony talk about Arrested Development on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian talks about her new film Ibiza on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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

Atlanta - The Complete First Season Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season

03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
05/08 - Dear White People - Season 1
05/08 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season
05/29 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 1
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