Friday, April 21, 2006

TV One's 'As The Black World Turns' Sitcom Marathon; NBC Goes Super-Sized For Sitcoms

TV One's soap opera weekend kicks off Saturday, April 22 at 1:00 p.m. with "As the Black World Turns" - an all-day marathon of the most dramatic two-part episodes from your favorite TV One comedies.
Will J.J. die from gunshot wounds on Good Times? Who killed the neighborhood drug dealer on Roc? Will Ruben marry another woman on Amen? Find out as TV One blends the genres of comedy and daytime drama.
Featuring some of the most unforgettable sitcom cliffhangers and conclusions from Martin, Amen, Roc, and Good Times this marathon is sure to keep you glued to your seat all day long.

1:00pm/1:00am Good Times Episode 211, The Gang, Pt I
1:30pm/1:30am Good Times Episode 212, The Gang, Pt II
2:00pm Amen Episode 8907, Thelma Says "I Do"
2:30pm Amen Episode 8909, You're In The Army Now, Pt. 1
3:00pm Amen Episode 8910, You're In The Army Now, Pt. 2
3:30pm Amen Episode 8911, Sergeant-In-Arms
4:00pm Martin Episode 426, Why Can't We Be Friends Pt.1
4:30pm Martin Episode 427, Why Can't We Be Friends Pt.2
5:00pm 227 Episode 315, Teach Me Tonight, Pt. I
5:30pm 227 Episode 316, Teach Me Tonight, Pt. II
6:00pm/5:00am Good Times Episode 317, JJ's Fiancee, Pt I
6:30pm/5:30am Good Times Episode 318, JJ's Fiancee, Pt II
7:00pm/2:00am Amen Episode 8814, The Psychic, Pt. 1
7:30pm/2:30am Amen Episode 8815, The Psychic, Pt. 2
8:00pm/3:00am Roc Episode 224, To Love & Die On Emerson Street, Pt. 1
8:30pm/3:30am Roc Episode 225, To Love & Die On Emerson Street, Pt. 2
9:00pm/4:00am Martin Episode 514, Goin' Overboard Pt.1
9:30pm/4:30am Martin Episode 515, Goin' Overboard Pt.2


Episodes of Will & Grace, My Name Is Earl and The Office will be all super-sized on Thursday, May 11. Each will air for 40 minutes. Earl and Office will be season finales. Will & Grace will ends its run with a one-hour series finale the following week.
Will & Grace will lead off the super-sized night, with Tony winner Bernadette Peters guest-starring as Karen's (Megan Mullally) long-lost sister, Gin. The episode will also feature Josh Lucas (Poseidon) playing himself and offering career advice to Jack (Sean Hayes), and a bit of baby drama between Grace (Debra Messing) and Will (Eric McCormack), courtesy of Will's boyfriend, Vince (Bobby Cannavale).
Earl (Jason Lee) will hit a rough patch on the season finale of My Name Is Earl when he decides to cross off the No. 1 item on his list: "Stole $10 from a guy at the Camden Market." Easy enough, but Earl then realizes he owes the guy all of his lottery winnings, leaving him broke and in need of a whole lot of karma.
Office star Steve Carell wrote the script for his show's season finale, in which Michael (Carell) organizes a charity casino night for the employees of Dunder Mifflin. The festive atmosphere leads some of the staff to take other kinds of gambles.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, April 22

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Baby Shower" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Courtney and Marty deal with some baby shower drama with Tina, while Lamar adjusts to a new job at the Fuse Box.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "These Giants Are Flexible" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Bob and Abishola go to New York City with Dele for his Juilliard audition, Abishola reconnects with her brother Ade.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Monday, April 22

  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Watch Wilmer on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rory Scovel (Physical/Ground Floor) - Rory appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up), John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) and Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - E! News has interviews with Zendaya, John and Jodie at 11pm on E!.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)

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