Thursday, May 18, 2006

Fox and The CW Upfront 2006-07; Nick@Nite/TV Land Summer Slate; Stockard Channing Sitcoms to DVD (In Canada)!

Your first look at Fox's official line-up!

Fox 2006-07

Sundays
7:00PM NFL Overrun (Comedy Repeats) / Comedy Repeats (Jan)
7:30PM NFL Overrun (Comedy Repeats) / King of the Hill (Jan)
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM American Dad
9:00PM Family Guy
9:30PM The War at Home

Mondays
8:00PM Prison Break / Standoff (Jan)
9:00PM Vanished (NEW) / 24 (Jan)

Tuesdays
8:00PM Standoff (NEW) / American Idol (Jan)
9:00PM House

Wednesdays
8:00PM Bones / Justice (Jan)
9:00PM Justice (NEW) / American Idol: Results & The Loop (Jan)

Thursdays
8:00PM Til Death (NEW)
8:30PM Happy Hour (NEW)
9:00PM The O.C.

Fridays
8:00PM Nanny 911/ Bones (Jan)
9:00PM Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy / The Wedding Album (Jan)

Saturdays
8:00PM Cops
8:30PM Cops
9:00PM America's Most Wanted

In addition, Duets, a four-week unscripted series executive-produced by Simon Cowell, will air on Thursdays and Fridays prior to the Major League Baseball playoffs.

TBD Mid-Season: 20th Century Fox Television's The Winner - the first live-action comedy from FAMILY GUY'S Seth MacFarlane and Ricky Blitt - is set to premiere at mid-season. Finally, the highly anticipated On the Lot, an unscripted series from Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg, will debut next spring.


And now your first look at The CW's official line-up! The last remaining network for this year's upfront.

The CW 2006-07

Sundays
5:00PM-7:00PM Comedy Encores
7:00PM Everybody Hates Chris
7:30PM All of Us
8:00PM Girlfriends
8:30PM The Game (NEW)
9:00PM America's Top Model Encore

Mondays
8:00PM 7th Heaven
9:00PM Runaway (NEW)

Tuesdays
8:00PM Gilmore Girls
9:00PM Veronica Mars

Wednesdays
8:00PM America's Next Top Model / Beauty & the Geek (mid-season)
9:00PM One Tree Hill

Thursdays
8:00PM Smallville
9:00PM Supernatural

Fridays
8:00PM WWE Smackdown!

Mid-season:
New Drama: Hidden Palms
Returning Sitcom: Reba

Too bad they didn't pick up ABC's recently canceled drama Invasion. Reba will be back in mid-season for 13 episodes.


Nick@Nite and TV Land issued press releases today on their full summer slate. It’s a summer you won’t want to miss on Nick@Nite when the network premieres brand new episodes of Hi-Jinks and adds the hit sitcoms NewsRadio and A Different World to its modern classic line-up. Throughout the summer, the network will also air a variety of programming events celebrating Father’s Day, the 4th of July and much more featuring its roster of hit shows like Roseanne, Full House and Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Click here to read Nick@Nite's summer slate -- A Different World week-long marathon will be in late August, after the Summer marathons are over.
TV Land is in high gear as it kicks off the summer with new originals, the additions of Benson, 227 and The Jeffersons and event programming throughout August. As part of its continuing commitment to original programming, over the course of the summer, TV Land will premiere brand new episodes of TV Land’s Top Ten and unveil the new series My First Time. In addition, the network will showcase a What’s Happening!! 30th Anniversary Marathon and movies such as Grease, Caddyshack and Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three’s Company. TV Land's full details on its summer slate is here. Stay tuned tomorrow for TV Land July -- it will feature the addition of 227 (weekdays at 12:30 p.m.), TV Land's Friday Night Movies, and 48-hour Brady Bunch marathon featuring a TV Land Top 10 episode about the Bradys!

VEI (Visual Entertainment Inc.) in Canada is releasing a 2 DVD set of Stockard Channing in Just Friends and The Stockard Channing Show. These short-lived shows aired on CBS in 1979 and 1980. For more details on the set and series, click here. You can purchase this set by clicking here, as it is not slated to come to the U.S. anytime soon probably.
This will probably be a release that is sold in stores only in Canada or at online retailers like amazon.ca. They list it for only $13.97 CDN. VEI is also releasing Gimme A Break - Season 1 and Kate & Allie - Seasons 1 & 2. The latter is a much better set than what the U.S. is offering. VEI previously released Hardcastle and McCormick - Seasons 1 & 2, The Best of Bizarre (Volumes 1-4), and The Best Moments of The Amazing Kreskin. We will have full detailed DVD reviews of the sitcoms (Kate & Allie, Gimme a Break, Stockard Channing in Just Friends and The Stockard Channing Show) coming soon!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, November 11

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to Thanksgiving" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dave and Gemma host a memorable Thanksgiving in their new home when Dave’s politically incorrect mother, Paula (Marilu Henner), visits from out of town and meets Calvin, Tina and the rest of the Butler family for the first time.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Square Hamburgers, Round Buns" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Abishola calls off things with Bob, her Auntie Olu sets her up with a Nigerian pharmacist, and Bob tries online dating. Missi Pyle guest stars as Liz, Bob’s online date and Tony Tambi guest stars as Chukwuemeka, Abishola’s set-up.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 11)

Monday, November 11

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Adam appears on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris is a panelist on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristin Davis (Sex and the City/Bad Teacher) - Kristin talks about Holiday in the Wild on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan (check your listings) and on People Now at 12pm.
  • Isabela Merced (100 Things to Do Before High School) - Isabela is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Edelstein (The Kominsky Method/Almost Perfect) - Lisa will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about Lifetime's You Light Up My Christmas on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Al Roker swaps jobs with Jim on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October/November)

My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season Life with Lucy - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season

09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
09/03 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fifth Season
09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
09/10 - American Dad! - Volume 14
09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
09/17 - Friends - The Complete Series (25th Anniversary)
09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
09/19 - The Guest Book - Season 1
10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
10/15 - Mom - The Complete Sixth Season
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 1
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 2
11/05 - The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang - The Complete Animated Series
11/05 - Laverne & Shirley in the Army (Animated Series) - The DVD Edition
11/05 - Letterkenny - Seasons 1 & 2
11/05 - Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season (Blu-ray)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Limited Edition)
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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