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

Monday, June 24

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the World" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The whole crew heads out to see Toni Braxton live in concert, but just as the show begins, Courtney’s water breaks.

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Foos Box" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gemma and Dave are adjusting to Grover growing up and becoming a teenager, and Marty and Calvin are struggling with different management styles at work. Also, we meet one of Marty’s new employees, Courtney (Skye Townsend), who might become something more.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 24)

Monday, June 24

  • 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.
  • Steve Martin (Only Murders in the Building) - Watch Steve on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ed O'Neill (Modern Family/Married with Children) - Ed appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Doug Benson (You're the Worst) and Diona Reasonover (Clipped) - Doug and Diona are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eva Longoria (Only Murders in the Building/Telenovela) and Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - E! News has interviews with Eva and Eddie at 11pm on E!.
  • Alex Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Alex talks about A Quiet Place: Day One on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Jennifer Garner (Party Down/Camping) - Jennifer and her mother Patricia Ann are guests on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David appears on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam (Tyler Perry's House of Payne/The Cosby Show) - Keshia is back with a baby update, plus working with Lifetime on the "Stop Breast Cancer For Life" campaign on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton talks about Fox's The 1% Club on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Seymour (B Positive/Modern Men) - Jane talks about Acorn TV's Harry Wild on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Gad (Wolf Like Me/Avenue 5/The Comedians/1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh is joining Drew and telling her about getting denied from his college's musical theater program and making his return to Broadway after eleven years with bestie Andrew Rannells on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany can be heard on the Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.


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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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02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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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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