Wednesday, August 02, 2006

CBS Finally Announces Fall 2006 Premiere Dates; Sci-Fi Renews 'Twilight Zone', Gets More!

As all the other networks announced their fall premiere dates during the TCA tour (well Fox announced it well before), CBS has now finally announced its premiere dates. There are no surprises here as mainly everything will start during the official fall premiere week (Sept. 18-24) and no special two-hour or one-hour premieres besides the 90-minute Amazing Race premiere. Without further talk, here are their premiere dates:

Thursday, September 14
8:00 p.m. Survivor: Cook Islands

Sunday, September 17
8:30 p.m. The Amazing Race 10 (90-minute premiere)

Monday, September 18
8:00 p.m. The Class
8:30 p.m. How I Met Your Mother
9:00 p.m. Two and a Half Men
9:30 p.m. The New Adventures of Old Christine
10:00 p.m. CSI: Miami

Tuesday, September 19
8:00 p.m. Navy NCIS
9:00 p.m. The Unit
10:00 p.m. Smith

Wednesday, September 20
8:00 p.m. Jericho
9:00 p.m. Criminal Minds
10:00 p.m. CSI: NY

Thursday, September 21
9:00 p.m. CSI
10:00 p.m. Shark

Friday, September 22
8:00 p.m. Ghost Whisperer
9:00 p.m. Close to Home
10:00 p.m. NUMB3RS

Saturday, September 23
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Crime Repeats
10:00 p.m. 48 Hours Mystery

Sunday, September 24
7:00 p.m. 60 Minutes
8:00 p.m. The Amazing Race 10 (time period premiere)
9:00 p.m. Cold Case
10:00 p.m. Without a Trace

The Sci-Fi Channel announced a major deal with CBS Paramount to acquire a number of series. They have renewed their rights to the classic Twilight Zone and Sci-Fi will continue to have exclusive rights! Other series they have acquired: Star Trek: Enterprise, the Star Trek prequel series starring Scott Bakula and Jolene Blalock; the series Tales from the Darkside; two Stephen King miniseries and another mini-series; five made-for-TV movies, including Primal Force" and Trilogy of Terror II; and eight other TV series: Wolf Lake, Kindred the Embraced, All Souls, Level 9, Special Unit 2, Haunted, Jake 2.0 and last fall's Threshold. Haunted stars a pre-Lost Matthew Fox. It is likely the short lived stuff will get daytime rotation marathons. Daytime rotation marathons airs weekdays from 8am-4pm ET. Series such as Kingdom Hospital have gotten that treatment.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, March 1

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 26)

Friday, March 1

  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Watch Jesse on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - Esther appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation), Nico Santos (Superstore) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Billy, Nico and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Punkie Johnson (Love Life) - Punkie is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Drew is chatting with legendary singer Reba McEntire in Las Vegas about singing at the Super Bowl and how far she's come to be where she is now on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott talks about The Girls on the Bus on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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