Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Golden Globes Nominations; TV Land January; Sleuth TV Launch Schedule; And More!

The 63rd Annual Golden Globes will take place on a Monday this year (so it doesn't have to compete with powerhouse Desperate Housewives). The awards will air Monday, January 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. The nominations were announced today and ABC had the most with 16 total nominations for its shows and stars. Among the highlights were a nomination for Eva Longoria who was snubbed last season, and best comedy nominations for two new comers My Name is Earl and Everybody Hates Chris. The star of My Name is Earl, Jason Lee, also received a nomination for best actor in a comedy. Among the other new shows that brought a ton of nominations include Commander in Chief and Grey's Anatomy. But no one got more than Desperate Housewives, which received best actress nominations for the big four stars and a nomination for best comedy. Scrubs got snubbed for the best comedy category, but Zach Braff did get nominated for best actor in a comedy. For the full list of nominations, click here.

As promised I will highlight what TV Land has in store for January today. TV Land will add The A-Team and Miami Vice to its line-up and air them on weekend afternoons (Vice Sat 12p-2; Team Sun 12-2p). They will also air each week in the My Time Marathons, which are now moving from 6-8 p.m. to 2-4 a.m. The Carol Burnett Show and Mister Ed will no longer be on the line-up, as their contracts have run out. And Wings and SCTV will not be on anymore as the My Time Marathons have replaced them. Other things to expect: First Episodes marathon on the first day of the year, new episodes of David Steinberg's Sitdown Comedy, and a 48 hour marathon salute to the 35th Anniversary of All in the Family. TV Land has also made an all-new special for All in the Family counting down the top 10 episodes of the series. For the complete details for TV Land January, please click here.
Nick@Nite has not released its line-up for January yet, which is very strange. But I do have two big changes to report. They will pre-empt their entire line-ups the week of December 19 and 26. We can expect Roseanne all night for the entire week the week of December 19 and The Cosby Show will get the same treatment the week of December 26. This is how TV Land will close out 2005. More details here.

And now for a launch schedule! We mentioned a month or so ago that Universal is creating an all-new mystery/action type channel and will have classic dramas. The A-Team, Knight Rider, Miami Vice, Simon & Simon, The Equalizer, and Homicide are among the shows they will air. Head on over to the boards and we have the first look at the schedule for Sleuth TV! You can post your thoughts and what Universal owned show you think should be on this channel!

And don't forget to make your top 10 choices for Perfect Strangers episodes! The deadline is Friday and you have a chance to make a difference on the upcoming DVD set! And as Balki would say, it's not over until Roseanne Barr sings! So make your choices TODAY!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, January 22

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 17)

Friday, January 21

  • Dan Aykroyd (Soul Man) - Watch Dan on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ernie Hudson (Grace and Frankie/The Last Precinct/Highcliffe Manor) - Ernie is a guest on a repeat ofLate Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy talks about Hotel Transylvania: Transformania on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Edi Patterson (The Righteous Gemstones/Vice Principals/Partners) - Edi talks about The Righteous Gemstones on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Adam guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nina Dobrev (Fam) - Nina will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat/Veep) and Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Randall and Ed are guests on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew dishes on The Drew Barrymore Show on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie talks about her new book Enough Already The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jacob Bertrand (Kirby Buckets/Marvin Marvin) - Jacob talks about the new season of Cobra Kai on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl talks about Abbott Elementary on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Belushi (According to Jim) - NBC's Today catches up with Jim in the 9am hour.
  • Joshua Malina (Sports Night) - Joshua talks about the podcast Chutzpod! on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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)
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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