Thursday, December 21, 2006

CBS Schedules New Sitcom 'Rules of Engagement', Moves 'Christine', Ends 'Class' Early and 'King' Ends With a Bang

Wow, long head-line today, isn't it? Anyway, CBS will be launching its new mid-season sitcom Rules of Engagement on Monday, February 5 at 9:30 p.m. airing in that slot until April. CBS will use the Super Bowl the previous night as a promotional platform for the new sitcom that is about different phases of the male/female relationship as seen through the eyes of a newly engaged couple, a long-married pair and a single guy. The show will star David Spade, Megyn Price and Patrick Warburton. This move will put The New Adventures of Old Christine on hiatus until March 12, where it will move to its new Monday at 8:30 p.m. slot for the rest of the season. The current slot occupant, the rookie sitcom The Class, will have its episode order completed after its March 5 airing. Rules will ends its run after the April 2 airing and thus veteran sitcom The King of Queens will return for its last batch of episodes airing at 9:30 p.m. That is a proper send-off for the sitcom ending its run after nine seasons.
Finally, this looks to be good moves, as 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. will be all new episodes of sitcoms from Jan-May. The question will remain, will The Class return next season? Right now, it doesn't look good, especially if Rules hits.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, June 13

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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 7)

Friday, June 11

  • Kathryn Hahn (Central Park/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Catch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jean Smart (Hacks/Samantha Who?/Designing Women) - Jean appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michelle Buteau (Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Michelle chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey talks about The Celebrity Dating Game on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen Burstyn (The Ellen Burstyn Show) - Ellen will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about Queen Bees in the 10am hour.
  • Jasmine Cephas-Jones (Blindspotting) - Jasmine talks about Blindspotting on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) and David Koechner (Superior Donuts/F Is for Family/The Golbergs/Hank/The Office) - Rob and David talk about The Big Slick Benefit on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jane Curtin (United We Fall/Crumbs/3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) and Loretta Devine (Family Reunion/The Carmichael Show) - Jane and Loretta talk about Queen Bees on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series 'Til Death - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Series Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series

02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
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06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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