Tuesday, July 18, 2006

TCA Tour ABC: Day 1; Nick@Nite September Highlights

ABC is up now at the TCA summer press tour and they have just announced their fall premiere dates! Here is your first look at them:

Friday, September 8
9:00-11:00 p.m. 20/20 (two-hour season premiere)

Tuesday, September 12
8:00-10:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars (two-hour season premiere; two-hour episode also airs on Sept. 19)

Wednesday, September 13
8:00-9:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Results Show

Monday, September 18
8:00-9:00 p.m. Wife Swap

Thursday, September 21
9:00-10:00 p.m. Grey’s Anatomy
10:00-11:00 p.m. Six Degrees

Friday, September 22
8:00-9:00 p.m. Ugly Betty
9:00-10:00 p.m. Men in Trees

Sunday, September 24
7:00-9:00 p.m. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (two-hour season premiere)
9:00-10:00 p.m. Desperate Housewives
10:00-11:00 p.m. Brothers & Sisters

Tuesday, September 26
9:30-10:00 p.m. Help Me Help You
10:00-11:00 p.m. Boston Legal
Note: 90-minute Dancing with the Stars airs tonight and the next two weeks)

Sunday, October 1
7:00-8:00 p.m. America’s Funniest Home Videos

Monday, October 2
9:00-11:00 p.m. The Bachelor: Rome (two-hour season premiere)

Wednesday, October 4
9:00-10:00 p.m. Lost
10:00-11:00 p.m. The Nine

Thursday, October 5
8:00-8:30 p.m. Big Day
8:30-9:00 p.m. Notes From the Underbelly

Monday, October 9
10:00-11:00 p.m. What About Brian

Tuesday, October 17
9:00-9:30 p.m. The Knights of Prosperity

Wednesday, November 15
9:00-10:00 p.m. Day Break
Note: Lost will air for 6 straight weeks of new episodes in the fall before coming back in early February (or late January) for the rest of the season (16 additional episodes at least).

ABC, the first English language broadcast network to provide all regular primetime entertainment programming in Spanish via a combination of closed-captioning and dubbing, has increased the number of programs dubbed into Spanish, Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment has announced. Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Lost, Dancing with the Stars, George Lopez and Latino television phenomenon Ugly Betty will be dubbed into Spanish, with the remainder of the network’s regular primetime entertainment lineup available with Spanish language subtitles. In addition, select specials will also be dubbed into Spanish.
Spanish subtitled versions of the shows will be found on Closed Caption 2 channel (CC2), and viewers will be able to access the programs dubbed in Spanish via the SAP (Second Audio Program) option on their televisions. ABC was the first English language broadcast network to make such a large portion of its programming available in Spanish.
We will be back later if any other ABC news occurs at the press tour.

Nick@Nite in September will air its newest shows (Different World, NewsRadio) 7 days a week. A Different World will air every night at 10 p.m., while NewsRadio will air at 4 a.m. Nick@Nite will also encore the latest batch of Hi-Jinks episodes Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. They have A Different World Dwayne and Whitley marathon on Sept. 17 and one lucky viewer will get to choose the episodes for A Different World, Cosby Show, Roseanne, Fresh Prince on Sept. 23! For more on September, click here.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 27

The Goldbergs - "Cocoon" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Beverly enlists the help of Erica, who has recently declared pre-law as her major, to sue her cookbook publisher after finding her book in the bargain bin at a bookstore. Meanwhile, Adam and Pops bond while taking a trip on the wild side after Adam convinces Pops to fall back into some youthful adventures.

American Housewife - "Under Pressure" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg ropes Katie into a double date with Principal Ablin (Jerry Lambert) and Maria (Julie Meyer) in an attempt to further his political aspirations. Meanwhile, Anna-Kat’s new found popularity at school proves to be overwhelming.

The Conners - "Promotions, Podcasts and Magic Tea" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene earns a promotion at Wellman Plastics, while Ben decides on a new career path. Meanwhile, Jackie tries an herbal tea leading to an emotional revelation.

Call Your Mother - "Quaran-Jean (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After the secret gets out that Jean came to L.A. to check on Freddie but not Jackie during quarantine, Jean plans a girls’ night for just her and Jackie to bond, but it doesn’t go as smoothly as planned. Meanwhile, Celia grows frustrated with Freddie always counting on his mother to take care of him and confronts him for taking Jean’s advice over hers.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 25)

Wednesday, January 27

  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Big Day) - Watch Leslie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Stanley Tucci (Central Park) - Stanley will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Adam appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Call Your Mother) - Kyra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ted Danson (Mr. Mayor/The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew plays fan-favorite Clock Game for members of her VFFs for a chance to win cash and prizes on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Santos (Superstore) - Nico talks about the new season of Superstore on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (grown-ish/black-ish) - Yara talks about Freeform's grown-ish on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Gina Yashere (Bob Hearts Abishola) - Gina talks about Bob Hearts Abishola on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.


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

Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season Mom - The Complete Seventh Season The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

09/01 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Season 14
09/01 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete Second Season
09/01 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
09/15 - Mom - The Complete Seventh Season
09/15 - South Side - Season 1
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Second Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Third Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Fourth Season
09/22 - Man with a Plan - Season Three
09/29 - The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
10/13 - The Jetsons - The Complete Series (Diamond Collection)
10/13 - Our Cartoon President - Season Two
10/23 - Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em - The Complete Collection
10/27 - The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
10/27 - Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
11/10 - Letterkenny - Seasons 5 & 6
11/10 - The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/10 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Collection
11/17 - Carol's Second Act - The Complete Series
11/17 - Robbie - Season 1
11/24 - Corporate - Season 1
11/26 - Man with a Plan - Season Four
12/01 - The Neighborhood - Season Two
12/15 - Avenue 5 - The Complete First Season

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