Monday, October 24, 2005

Nick@Nite Schedule Overhaul Starting November 1; TV Land Re-Airs Good Times Marathon for Thanksgiving Weekend!

Nick@Nite has almost totally changed its line-up for November and December. Starting November 1, Nick@Nite will bring back fan favorite Three's Company! Three's Company is slated to be on hiatus from TV Land due to contract issues after the November 4 airing. Both Nick@Nite and TV Land do indeed share the show, so you may wonder why is Nick@Nite airing it then if there are some issues with the contract? Well, Nick@Nite will only be airing four episodes a week, almost half of what TV Land is airing right now (seven episodes a week, though for a long time they aired fourteen episodes a week). Nick@Nite will air the show Mon-Thurs nights at 11 p.m. ET/PT with an encore at 2:00 a.m. ET/PT starting November 1. So, for three nights you will see Three's Company on BOTH TV Land and Nick@Nite at 11 p.m. (on Nov. 1, 2 and 3)--gotta love that! Nick@Nite will most likely skip around, so do not be surprised or upset, because there really is contract issues and please understand that. You may also ask why would it move back to Nick@Nite and not just air four times a week on TV Land? Well, I believe Nick@Nite might have needed a little bit of a boost from Three's Company for ratings. Remember when Coach bombed on Nick@Nite, Three's Company came in to the rescue. And then later again when Wings bombed in primetime. And TV Land has really a seven day a week schedule where all of the regular shows air seven days a week.
Not to fear, to me this new Nick@Nite schedule looks very temporary, but expect it to last through the end of December at least. Some of the other changes include Fresh Prince Saturdays and Roseanne Sundays--watch those shows all night on those days. Click here to view all the changes to this almost totally revamped line-up.

Also, keep in mind you will still see Three's Company pop-up a few times on TV Land for stunts, such as on Thanksgiving the Best of Three's Company episode will air, the Christmas episode will air Dec. 11 & 25, and possibly the first episode on the first day of the new year. I also expect it to move back to TV Land sometime in 2006. The current contract expires in the fall of 2007, so we still have a while to go.

And finally, TV Land will reair the Good Times launch marathon that we saw in July again on November 26-27 during Thanksgiving weekend. The sitcom has performed to great numbers and the marathon was a historical ratings event for TV Land in July, scoring the best numbers ever. What better way to celebrate the Thanksgiving weekend having 'good times' with your family watching J.J. say dyno-mite! Click here to see the list of episodes and to refresh your memory on what else is on tap for TV Land November.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, November 29

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Family Business" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Tina struggles to keep up with her job at Calvin’s auto shop, due to her burgeoning baking business, he faces a tough decision: should he fire his own wife? Also, Malcolm delays breaking up with a girlfriend when her son becomes an unexpected asset to his youth baseball team.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Light Duty" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Abishola and Kemi take a directionless Christina to see a Yoruba priest, where she learns that her toxic relationship with her mother may be stifling her growth. Also, Bob deals with the fallout of promoting Kofo over Goodwin when Goodwin has a panic attack at work.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 29)

Monday, November 29

  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Watch Kathy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Alan Ruck (Spin City/Muscle/Going Places) - Alan appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. NBC's Today has Make Ahead Monday with Vanessa in the 9am hour.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest co-hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Central Park/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Levy (Suburgatory) - Jane will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • AnnaLynne McCord (Let's Get Physical) - Anan discusses her childhood sexual abuse, trauma and dissociative identity disorder diagnosis on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin talks about True Story on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita talks about West Side Story on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) - NBC's Today catches up with Julie in the 9am hour.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss talks about NBC's Annie Live! in the 9am hour.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke talks about Castle for Christmas in the 10am hour.
  • Kim Fields (The Upshaws/Living Single/The Facts of Life/Baby, I'm Back) - Kim talks about VH1's Adventures in Christmasing on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - Kyle is a guest on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August-November)

Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season 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)

08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - The Honeymooners Specials - A Christmas Carol
11/02 - Mom - The Eighth and Final Season
11/02 - Punky Brewster (1984-88) - 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)
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