Monday, November 20, 2006

ABC Family, TV Land Change Their Minds; TV One Thanksgiving Weekend

Apparently ABC Family has changed their minds about today's schedule change. Step by Step has been re-inserted to the weekday line-up and will continue to air weekdays at 2 and 2:30 p.m. Last week they announced Boy Meets World was coming to the slot. Boy will still air weekday mornings at 8 & 8:30 a.m. We will keep you up to date of any other news and changes.
Meanwhile, TV Land has announced it has moved the Ghostbusters 2 encore from 12:30am Friday to 12 noon Saturday. Ghostbusters 2 will still premiere 10 p.m. on Friday and will be followed by I Pity the Fool and 5 Benson episodes.

Warm up the sweet potato pie ready and get ready to laugh this Thanksgiving weekend as TV One presents four days of comedy centered around family and fun. TV One will feature four marathons this weekend part of their "Let's Talk Turkey" marathon weekend.
On Thanksgiving Day, TV One kicks off the family holiday weekend with visits from the outrageous family members of TV One's most hilarious sitcom characters from 10am-8pm and again from 11pm-6am. The marathon features special Thanksgiving episodes of Good Times, Martin and In the House commemorating this special time of year when visiting family, whom we all love dearly, can sometimes try your patience.
The world television premiere of "Preaching to the Choir" starring Lost's Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Darien Sills-Evans, Tichina Arnold, Eartha Kitt, and Patti LaBelle follows this marathon.

On Friday, Nov. 24 from 10am-6pm, viewers can catch up with all the comedians they've missed with a back to back recap of all Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? episodes that have previously aired.

Things are heating up on TV One on Saturday, November 25 from noon - 8 PM, as TV One salutes "The Hottest Hunks of Sitcoms" in a marathon that features episodes of TV One sitcoms with a high hunk factor. The marathon continues from 2 AM - 6 AM. TV One hunks include Dancing with the Stars' Mario Lopez, Malik Yoba, Boris Kodjoe, Shemar Moore, Billy D. Williams, Philip Michael Thomas, Eddie George, Eric Benet, Will Smith, Lennox Lewis, and more. Sitcoms featured include All of Us, Eve, Martin, Good Times, For Your Love, 227, Amen and In the House. Episodes for the all-day marathon include:
For Your Love #310 - Eric Benet, Eric Dickerson
For Your Love #315 - Boris Kodjoe
227 #209 - Billy D. Williams
Amen #8911 - Richard Roundtree
In the House #307 - Lennox Lewis, LL Cool J
In the House #317 - Eddie George
Good Times #107 - Phillip Michael Thomas
All of Us #112 - Allen Payne
Eve #109 - Mario Lopez
Eve #113 - Boris Kodjoe
Martin #108 - Keith Washington
Martin #214 - Martin Payne (Comedic)
For Your Love #202 - Malik Yoba
For Your Love #222 - Shemar Moore
All of Us #110 - Will Smith
All of Us #106 - Boris Kodjoe

The last marathon airs Sunday, November 26. On Sunday, November 26 from 1 to 8 PM, the paparazzi will be out in full force, as TV One spends a day with Eve and its most famous guest stars in an all-day sitcom marathon. DMX, Tichina Arnold, Mario Lopez, Queen Latifah, Cedric the Entertainer, Kelly Rowland, and Vivica A. Fox are just a few of the famous faces dropping by.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Wednesday, April 24

The Conners - "Manifesting, Marriage Testing and Cheeseballs" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Conners relish national cheeseball day as a family. Meanwhile, Harris falls behind in her work duties at the Lunch Box, and Darlene and Ben must figure out how to spend time together despite their two separate schedules.

Not Dead Yet - "Not the End Yet" / "Not a Ghost Yet" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Nell finds out that Duncan is selling the SoCal Independent, so she takes matters into her own hands to save her job when Lexi seems unwilling to help. Then, Nell navigates an unexpected incident that leaves the sale of the newspaper on hold.

Animal Control - "Skunks and Swans" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Frank and Shred take on an aggressive swan; Shred has a meet-cute with a mysterious woman; Emily makes a mistake that results in Victoria having very little time to prepare for her big exam; Patel gets his father to help Victoria cram for the test.

Family Guy - "A Stache From the Past" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Peter loses the Griffins' home in a reverse mortgage, he and Mayor West travel to confront the man advertising the scheme, Tom Selleck; Stewie and Brian open a booth at the flea market, leading to a rivalry with Bruce.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Wednesday, April 24

  • Carol Burnett (Palm Royale/Mad About You/Mama's Family) - Watch Carol on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nicole Richie (Great News) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits in with The 8G Band on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lisa Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary/Emeril) and Michaela Watkins (Dinner with the Parents/Search Party/The Unicorn/Casual/Trophy Wife) - Lisa and Michaela are guests on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Early (Search Party) - John appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse is a guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - E! News has an interview with Tiffany at 11pm on E!.
  • Ronny Chieng (Young Rock/Ronny Chieng: International Student) - Ronny guest co-hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew will be on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry talks about Unfrosted on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - Mayan talks about NBC's Lopez vs Lopez on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Carrie Preston (Crowded/Happyish/Emeril) - Carrie, a fan-favorite on The Good Wife, tells Sherri about her new show Elsbeth on Sheri, so check your local listings.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry has a cooking demo on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

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
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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
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)

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