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

Saturday, May 15

Side Hustle - "Bot Club" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lex, Presley and Munchy discover that Fisher is a big-time player in the underground robot fight club scene in Altoonisburg; having not lost a robot fight yet, the kids decide to bet their KidDING money on a Fisher win.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 10)

Friday, May 14

  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Big Mouth) - Watch Fred on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) and Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Billy and Tiffany are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Richard Kind (Mad About You/Spin City) - Richard appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Denise Richards (Blue Mountain State) - Denise discusses the movie The Treasure of Pirates Cove and the show The Bold and The Beautiful on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (In the House/The Fresh of Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denis Leary (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/The Job) - Denis and Rachael share the work they did together on International Firefighters' Day on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/The In-Laws/Designing Women) - Jean talks about HBO Max's Hacks on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two

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