Thursday, March 02, 2006

'Valerie' Episodes Will Air on ABC Family, But...; The N Acquires Dramas; And the Sitcom Coming to CMT Is...

The other day we posted that The Hogan Family is coming to ABC Family starting April 3. We also stated that they will start with season three, by passing the 'Valerie' years. That is all still true, but ABC Family has informed me that the Valerie years will only be skipped for the first rotation. You will get to watch the Valerie seasons as soon as the first rotation ends. So not to worry Valerie Harper fans! ABC Family has done this with several other shows before, such as when they started Step by Step and Full House--heading to the later years so they don't lose an audience.

CBS will now premiere The New Adventures of Old Christine as a two-episode event featuring original broadcasts at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Monday, March 13.
The pilot of The New Adventures of Old Christine, starring Emmy Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus in a comedy about a contemporary American mom, will be broadcast at a special time at 8:30 p.m. followed by the series' second episode, titled "Supertramp," which will be broadcast in its previously announced regularly scheduled 9:30 p.m. time period.

The N announced yesterday that they have brought reruns of dramas Summerland and Dawson's Creek. Creek is currently on TBS, which has ran reruns since May, 2003. There is no word if The N's contract is exclusive or not. The N will premiere all 26 hour-long episodes of Summerland beginning Monday May 1 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT and will follow in the fall with the entire library (128 episodes) of the groundbreaking teen drama Dawson’s Creek, on Friday, September 1. Both series originally aired on The WB.

And now we will end today's news with the info on that sitcom that we talked about that is coming to CMT on March 6. The sitcom is...The Jeff Foxworthy Show. It will air weekdays at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT (before The Dukes of Hazzard) with an encore at 2:00 a.m. ET/PT (after The Dukes of Hazzard). Foxworthy will continue to air on sister Viacom-net Nick@Nite weeknights at 5:00 a.m. ET/PT. No offense to Foxworthy Show fans, but we were all hoping for something that was not already seen, like maybe Alice?


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, February 24

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Re-Rack" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
One year after the Johnsons moved next door to the Butlers, Dave is eager to take on a bigger role in Calvin’s annual Yardecue and prove how much a part of the community he’s become. But Calvin’s reaction makes it clear that, while the relationship between the two families has grown, the friendship between Calvin and Dave still has a way to go.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "There's My Nigerians" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While Bob and Abishola struggle to pull Dottie out of her depression, Auntie Olu and Uncle Tunde come over to lift her spirits. Wendie Malick and Marilu Henner guest star as Jen and Trish, Dottie’s friends.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 24)

Monday, February 24

  • Tony Rock (Living Biblically/All of Us) - Tony is a panelist on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Raven-Symoné (Raven's Home/That's Ro Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/I Married Dora) - Juliette talks about Sacred Lies on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - Josh visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Corey Feldman (The Bad News Bears/Madame's Place) - Corey says he's finally ready to reveal who he claims abused his best friend, the late Corey Haim, on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on the BUILD Series at 3pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January/February)

Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One Martin - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series

12/03 - The Simpsons - The Nineteenth Season
12/03 - The Simpsons - Seasons 1-20: Limited Collector's Set
12/06 - 9JKL - The Complete Series
12/10 - Family Guy - Season Seventeen
12/17 - Atlanta - Season 2 - Robbin' Season
12/17 - Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season
12/17 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (2019 Release)
12/17 - The Other Two - Season 1
01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One
01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume Two
01/14 - Veep - The Final (Seventh) Season (Blu-ray)
01/14 - Veep - The Complete Series (DVD)
01/21 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Third Season (WBShop.com)
01/21 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Fifth and Final Season
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Series
01/28 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (DVD)
02/04 - Martin - The Complete Series
02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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