Monday, October 03, 2005

Hallmark Channel Schedule Changes; TV Guide Old Covers Being Re-Done

The Hallmark Channel is removing its Saturday morning line-up of sitcoms and replacing it with three episode of Little House on the Prairie, starting this Saturday (October 8) from 6:00 to 9 a.m. So, Hogan's Heroes, The Beverly Hillibillies & Gilligan's Island are now totally gone and will not be airing at all. The Hillbillies will still be on WGN, Hogan will be on some locals and HDNet but Gilligan will not be airing at all anywhere. While I'm sure many of you love Little House, this is not a good change at all since Little House airs quite a lot on the channel (and TV Land also airs it in the evenings) while these three shows do not air at all now on Hallmark. This channel used to air so many sitcoms in the past such as The Facts of Life, ALF, Gomer Pyle, & Bewitched, but now they don't air any sitcoms except M*A*S*H. This is not good at all. We hope they are planning to acquire some, but as of now, they will not be. Look for the drama Diagnosis Murder to come to Hallmark next, most likely in December. At least sitcom stars Dick Van Dyke and Scott Baio are in that!

Before TV Guide Magazine gets its new "bigger" look, they will celebrate the past with nine collectible covers of older shows with a new look cast. See the Bernie Mac cast as the Evans family from Good Times; Regis & Kelly as the Major & Jeannie; and Charlie Sheen & Jon Cryer as The Odd Couple! For the rest of the covers, click here. Look for the issue in your mailbox or on newsstands this week!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, January 23

The Simpsons - "" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Bob's Burgers - "" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

The Simpsons - "" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

The Great North - "" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Bob's Burgers - "" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Family Guy - "" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

American Auto - "Earnings Call" (NBC, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katherine promises a big announcement on her first quarterly earnings call; Jack and Elliot negotiate a contract with the line-workers union.

American Auto - "The $10k Car" (NBC, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sadie and Cyrus struggle with how honest to be about Katherine's car idea; Elliot pawns his vicious dog off on Dori.

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Sunday, January 23

  • Edi Patterson (The Righteous Gemstones/Vice Principals/Partners) - Catch Edi on Watch What Happens: Live at 3:30am on Bravo.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October-January)

Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Mom - The Eighth and Final Season Punky Brewster (1984-88) - The Complete Series (2021 Release) I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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11/02 - Mom - The Eighth and Final Season
11/02 - Punky Brewster - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - Sex and the City - The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
11/09 - Saved by the Bell (2020) - Season One
11/09 - Younger - The Complete Series
11/16 - Kevin Can F*** Himself - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
11/23 - Dead Pixels - Seasons One and Two
11/30 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) (2021 Release) (Blu-ray)
12/07 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/07 - Rick & Morty - Season 5 (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray Limited Edition Steelbook)
12/14 - The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
12/14 - Letterkenny - Season 9
01/04 - Work in Progress - Season 2
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