Tuesday, April 18, 2006

CMT Drops 'Foxworthy', Cuts 'Dukes' Airings; WGN Buys 'Lizzie McGuire' & 'Even Stevens' Reruns; TV Land June Changes

CMT has dropped The Jeff Foxworthy Show as of yesterday. The show was airing twice each day at 5:30 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. The show can still be seen on Nick@Nite in the early mornings each weekday morning. Meanwhile, CMT has cut the airings for The Dukes of Hazzard to just one airing. It will air weeknights at 7 p.m.

Beginning this fall, WGN will begin airing Lizzie McGuire, starring actress and singer Hilary Duff, and Even Stevens, starring Shia LaBeouf and Christy Carlson Romano, weekdays during the early-fringe daypart, as well as on weekends, Multichannel reports.
Negotiated by distributor Buena Vista Television, WGN acquired all three seasons -- 65 installments apiece -- of both shows. Deal-term specifics were not disclosed, but sources familiar with the negotiations said The Walt Disney Co. properties didn't retain any barter inventory. However, Disney does retain the shows' rights for other vehicles and platforms, according to the sources.
Officials at WGN, now available in some 68 million cable and satellite homes, said the superstation will run the shows back-to-back, along with Moesha, Home Improvement and AFV, as part of its family-entertainment block.

We have a little preview of TV Land June for you today. Beginning Monday, June 5 they will revamp the morning line-up and add Benson to 11 p.m. A lot of shows will be shifting in the morning as Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie are expiring at the end of May. The Munsters and Green Acres will move down to the 9 a.m. hour, followed by The Dick Van Dyke Show and I Love Lucy while The Brady Bunch and Happy Days move up a few hours to the 11 a.m. hour. So what will replace that Bewitched/Jeannie hour essentially? Why it will be Good Times and What's Happening!! They will air in the 12 p.m. hour. Since Benson will air at 11 p.m., What's Happening!! will shift to 10:30 p.m. replacing a second Good Times episode. There are no other regular schedule changes--so whatever is airing now in the other slots, will remain.
Stay tuned tomorrow hopefully for the TV Land June highlights, as there are a lot of things in store such as new Top 10 episodes and more 48-hour marathon weekends!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Tuesday, May 21

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Tuesday, May 21

  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Catch Pamela on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rose Byrne (Physical) - Rose is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jim Rash (Community/Help Me Help You/Thanks/Kate Joplin) and Nat Faxon (Loot/HouseBroken/Disenchantment) - Jim and Nat are guests on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lopez (South Central) - E! News has an interview with Jennifer at 11pm on E!.
  • Michelle Buteau (Survival of the Thickest/Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Michelle appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Ted Danson (Mr. Mayor/The Good Place/Bored to Death/Help Me Help You/Becker/Ink/Cheers) - Ted is joining Drew and they're chatting about working together on a film in Alaska, his new podcast with Woody Harrelson and celebrating his twenty-ninth wedding anniversary on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Drew is surprised by special guest Chelsea Handler who's joining her and Ross Mathews to cover topics at the news desk like the viral conversation over adults sleeping with stuffed animals on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan is a guest on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
  • Jameela Jamil (Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin/The Good Place) - Jameela appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:30am.
  • The Cast of Good Times - Iconic 70s sitcom Good Times turns 50 and cast members Jimmie Walker, Bern Nadette Stanis, and Ralph Carter are back together on Sherri, so check your local listings.


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