Tuesday, June 27, 2006

"i" Acquires Classic Warner Bros. Shows Starting in August, to Include Perfect Strangers, Mama's Family, and More!; TV Land Honors Aaron Spelling

The channel formerly known as PAX-TV, which of course is now known as "i", just announced they have struck a MAJOR television deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution! Starting this August, they have rights to many classic TV series. They have the broadcast rights to a number of Warner Bros.' most popular television series and movies. Series include classic shows such as Welcome Back, Kotter, Chico and the Man, Scarecrow & Mrs. King, Mama's Family, Alice and Wonder Woman, and more recent hits including The Wonder Years, Growing Pains, Perfect Strangers and The Wayans Bros, among others.
'i" will kick off its Warner Bros. movie schedule with Superman III on Saturday, July 1, coinciding with the weekend's motion picture release of Superman Returns. "i" will begin scheduling the Warner Bros. television product in August. We will have complete details on this line-up when it is available. So you HAVE to keep coming back, because we will hunt it down for you. To discuss this WONDERFUL (and quite frankly, shocking) news, click here.

Meanwhile, TV Land announced it will pay tribute to the late Aaron Spelling both on-air and online. The on-air tribute will consist of an I Love Lucy episode which he guest starred, airing Friday morning at 9:30am and 4:30am. Also, they will air the TV Land original TV Land Moguls: The '70s from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 1. That original showcases Spelling's classic shows from that decade.
The online tribute at tvland.com will have a lot of clips. Clips from the TV Land Awards, TV Land Moguls, I Love Lucy, and an interview TV Land did in 2005. For complete details on the tribute click here.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Tuesday, June 25

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 24)

Tuesday, June 25

  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now/The Associates) - Martin guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Catch Jane on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jon Hamm (Grimsburg/Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bowen Yang (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens) - Bowen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Teri Hatcher (The Odd Couple/Sunday Dinner/Karen's Song/The Love Boat) - E! News has an interview with Teri at 11pm on E!.
  • The Cast of The Bear - The Cast of Hulu's The Bear will be on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa talks about BET+'s Young. Wild. Free. on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Marsha Mason (Grace and Frankie/The Middle/Sibs) - Marsha will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:30am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release) Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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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)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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