Wednesday, October 12, 2005

TV Land & Nick@Nite December Schedules; Day 3 of Sony 3-Day TV DVD News Event

Both TV Land and Nick@Nite has announced their December highlights and schedules. Both network are not making any schedule changes but there are a lot of specials and marathons as one would expect during the holidays. TV Land will be debuting a 5-part series titled TV Guide and TV Land Present - The 100 Most Unexpected Television Moments the week of December 5 at 10 p.m. It is a must see. It will encore on New Year's Eve from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m., if you miss any episodes. They will also debut a five part series that will air in weekly installments titled Sitdown Comedy with David Steinberg. Tune in Wednesdays at 10 p.m. starting December 14 and you'll see Steinberg with guests such as Mike Myers and George Lopez. Finally, it has been a tradition for TV Land the last six years to air holiday episodes. This year they will air it not once, but twice! On Sunday, December 11 and again on Sunday, December 25! Tune in for Christmas episodes of series like What's Happening!!, Good Times, Three's Company, The Brady Bunch, Night Court and so much more! To view the entire TV Land December packet, click here.

Nick@Nite December will feature a week-long Fresh Prince of Bel-Air marathon the week of December 12, a Christmas episode night on December 18 with your favorite Nick@Nite shows, and on the last day of the year spend New Year's Eve with musical guests from all of the Nick@Nite shows from Full House to Murphy Brown! To view all that and more click here.

And now for our final day on the Sony TV DVD news report. Today I will reveal the other returning sitcom for Sony on DVD. You know the world don't move to the beat of just one drum, when Sony releases the complete second season of Diff'rent Strokes on January 31! After well over a year we finally get the second season of this popular '80s sitcom with Gary Coleman. And you better make sure you buy a copy (or two!) so we can speed it up next time around. Now, remember this is not official information. You will just have to wait and see if this is indeed the official date when Sony announces it and TVShowsonDVD.com will have that information.

So some people are wondering on some other Sony TV DVDs that have not seen subsequent seasons in a while. 227 season two was on the radar but Sony has put that on TBD, just like they did for One Day at a Time (which hasn't come out at all yet). Sony still has not put a decision up, as far as I know, for Who's the Boss? season two. And I spoke to them about Maude, it is indeed in the works, they told me they will pair it up with a future All in the Family release, but I'm sure it won't be in time for season 5 on January 3. Maybe season 6? But... actually instead of
All in the Family they told me "Archie Bunker," could that mean Archie Bunker's Place paired up with Maude? Only time will tell...


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 5

The Simpsons - "The Star of the Backstage" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A musical comes to life in Springfield as Marge stages a revival of her beloved high school show -- but her wonderful memories are threatened by the return of a rival from the past.

Bob's Burgers - "Driving Big Dummy" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob gets roped into a road trip with Teddy; Linda and the kids compete for the title of employee of the day.

The Simpsons - "A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A cable channel films a Christmas movie in Springfield, and Skinner falls in love.

The Great North - "Brace/Off Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Judy embarks on a journey after getting some unexpected news from the dentist.

Bob's Burgers - "Yachty or Nice" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Belchers get an unexpected invitation to cater the Glencrest Yacht Club's holiday boat parade, Bob wonders if there's a catch; Louise has her eye on the present-loaded Santa Schooner.

Family Guy - "The First No L" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the family fails to help Lois with the Christmas shopping, she walks out on the family and the Griffins must try to save Christmas on their own.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 29)

Friday, December 3

  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family/Townies) - Watch Bill on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dwayne Johnson (Young Rock) - Dwayne appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Maya Erskine (PEN15/Casual/Betas) and Anna Konkle (PEN15) - Maya and Anna are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local 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.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Love, Inc.) - Holly is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings. He talks about Comedy Central's Hot Mess Holiday on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Michel Urie (Younger/Partners) - Michael is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • J. K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J. K. talks about Being the Ricardos on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) - Julie talks about Mixtape on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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

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)
11/02 - The Honeymooners Specials - A Christmas Carol
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
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