Monday, June 04, 2007

TV Land Acquires 'Extreme Home Makeover', And Detail Summer Plans; Additional ABC Summer News

TV Land has acquired rights to air the hit ABC reality series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for once a week repeats starting August 7. The series will air Tuesdays at 11PM ET/PT. The deal gives TV Land access to prior seasons of the series. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, which has won two consecutive Emmy Awards and is one of primetime's most popular shows, is a welcome addition to the line-up.
The hit series will begin its fifth season on ABC this fall. Like Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy, & Medium on Lifetime, the show will air just once a week, but it is likely the deal will allow for 5-days-a-week play in a few years, like those series will on Lifetime.
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And TV Land announced its full summer slate today. TV Land kicks off the summer armed with a slate of new original programming, a month-long tribute to Elvis Presley in August, the addition of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Tuesdays at 11PM starting Aug. 7) to its line-up, blockbuster movies and a programming marathon featuring the network's roster of hit shows -- all of which cater to Baby Boomers, America's "TV generation." New original programming premiering throughout the summer includes brand new episodes of the series TV Land Confidential (Wednesday at 10PM starting July 11), the premiere of the new series Back to the Grind (Wednesdays at 10:30PM starting July 18) and an original special airing as part of "Elvis Month" entitled Myths and Legends: Elvis (Thursday, Aug. 16 at 10PM).
TV Land also continues to air pop culture movie favorites viewers know and love like Parenthood, Arthur, Dragnet, Top Gun, Honeymoon in Vegas and more during its Friday night movie block.
Finally, "TV Land's Cocktail Party" -- airing weeknights starting June 4 -- showcases some of the network's most beloved shows such as The Andy Griffith Show, M*A*S*H, Three's Company, Good Times and more.
To read the full press release click HERE.

We have some ABC summer news for you. Repeats of According to Jim replaces George Lopez Tuesdays at 8PM for June 26, July 3, and July 10. According to Jim will still remain at 8:30PM.
Men in Trees encores return to the schedule Thursdays at 10PM until further notice.
George Lopez will air Fridays at 9 & 9:30PM for two weeks: June 29 and July 6. National Bingo Night's season finale is June 22.
Replacing George Lopez on Fridays at 9 starting July 13 will be repurposed episodes of ABC Family's new original series Greek on Fridays, July 13, 20, 27 and August 3.
Extreme Makeover returns with all-new episodes Mondays at 9PM for weeks of July 2, 9 and 16. The Ex-Wives Club season finale is June 25.
New game show Set for Life will air Fridays at 8PM starting July 20, replacing Kyle XY ABC Family repurposing until further notice. Kyle XY will be repurposed only on June 15, 22, 29, July 6 and July 13.
Finally, new drama Masters of Science Fiction will air Saturdays at 10PM for four weeks (Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, June 21

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Friday, June 21

  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Watch Pamela on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Will Ferrell (The Office) - Will appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now/The Associates) - Martin is a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher at 10pm on HBO.
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) and Judy Gold (All-American Girl) - Sandra and Judy are guests on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Eva Longoria (Only Murders in the Building/Telenovela) - Eva talks about Land of Women on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • George Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez/Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) and Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - George and Mayan talk about their hit NBC sitcom Lopez vs Lopez on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Jenifer Lewis (I Love That for You/black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer is joining Drew to talk about taking her inspirational journey and miraculous recovery after a devastating fall while on vacation a few years ago on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (And Just Like That.../Second Time Around) - Nicole discusses her Gymwrap sweatband line on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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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)

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)
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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