Monday, April 25, 2016

Antenna TV Celebrates Mother's Day with Family Ties; Fox Pays Homage to Prince with New Girl Episode

Family Ties Mother's Day Marathon

Antenna TV, Tribune's multicast broadcast network, will celebrate Mom with a 34 episode/17 hour Family Ties Marathon on Mother's Day, on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Antenna TV is celebrating the joys and struggles of mothers everywhere with a Family Ties marathon this Mother's Day, featuring iconic feminist, liberal mom, Elyse Keaton, who is lovingly at odds with her conservative and materialistic kids. The "Family Ties Mother's Day Marathon" will feature 34 of the best episodes from its 7 season run, and begins at 5am ET on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Antenna TV now airs in 128 TV markets across the U.S. reaching 88% of TV households. The episodes for the marathons are below:

5am I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend
5:30am Ooops!
6am The Fugitive (part 1)
6:30am The Fugitive (part 2)
7am Suzanne Takes You Down
7:30am Stage Fright
8am Elyse D'Arc
8:30am The Harder They Fall
9am This Years Model
9:30am Speed Trap
10am Batter Up
10:30a Birthday Boy
11am Lady Sings the Blues
11:30a Working at It
12noon Anniversary Waltz
12:30pm The Gambler
1pm Here We Go Again
1:30pm Birth of a Keaton (part 1)
2pm Birth of a Keaton (part 2)
2:30pm Bringing Up Baby
3pm Remembrance of Things Past (part 1)
3:30pm Remembrance of Things Past (part 2)
4pm The Old College Try
4:30pm Engine Trouble
5pm Once in Love with Elyse
5:30pm Be True to Your Preschool
6pm The Big Fix
6:30pm My Mother, My Friend
7pm Super Mom
7:30pm The Way We Were
8pm The Boys Next Door
8:30pm The Wrecker's Ball
9pm Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore (part 1)
9:30pm Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore (part 2)
All times Eastern.

Family Ties airs on Antenna TV weekdays 10-11 pm ET and Sundays 8-9 pm ET.


Prince - New Girl

Music royalty Prince makes a guest appearance in a special episode of New Girl that originally aired after Fox Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII in February 2014. In the episode, Jess is ready to paint the town purple when a chance encounter finds her and Cece invited to a once-in-a-lifetime mansion party thrown by music legend Prince, guest-starring as himself. Not wanting to miss out on the fun, Nick, Schmidt, Winston and Coach are determined to crash the festivities, building toward an unforgettable ending. The special episode also features cameo appearances by Victoria Secrets' supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio and Ana Beatriz Barros and Los Angeles Dodger and Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw. The encore broadcast of the "Prince" episode of New Girl airs Tuesday, April 26 at 9:30pm (replacing an airing of The Grinder). Also on this night, Fox will air two original episodes of New Girl at its regular time of 8pm and at a special time of 9pm.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, July 8

The Goldbergs - "Pickleball" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly discovers Murray is actually a year younger than they knew so she plans a do-over at celebrating his 50th birthday, while Coach Mellor attempts to prepare non-athletic Adam for tryouts for pickleball.

black-ish - "Kid Life Crisis" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Johnsons go on vacation at an all-inclusive beach resort in paradise. Dre and Bow meet a couple without kids and live a kid-less fantasy for a while but soon begin to crave their kid-filled reality. Junior catches the eye of a cute girl at the resort and vies for her attention, while Jack gets the flu.

The Conners - "Throwing a Christian to a Bear" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Conners struggle to accept a Cheesehead in their midst when Becky brings her new boyfriend, a devout Christian and a Green Bay Packers fan, home to watch the Bears/Packers game. Meanwhile, Dan tries to impress upon Mark the importance of the family’s die-hard loyalty to the Bears. Ben and Darlene try to get a loan for their new magazine.

American Housewife - "One Step Forward, Three Steps Back" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Anna-Kat begins exhibiting past OCD behaviors, Katie and Greg worry their busy schedules are disrupting the family. Meanwhile, Oliver fields a call at the Teen Help Line center that rattles him. And, Taylor and Trip (Peyton Meyer) attempt a trial run at being in a long-distance relationship.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 6)

Wednesday, July 8

  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Billy guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Anna Kendrick (Love Life) - Anna appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa will be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Adam Scott (Ghosted/Parks and Recreation/Party Down) - Adam talks about the game show Don't on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family) - Rico is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure) - Amanda guest co-hosts a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica appears on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June/July)

Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season Head of the Class - The Complete First Season Modern Family - The Eleventh and Final Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Seven

04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
05/05 - Kidding - Season 2
05/19 - The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season
05/19 - The Good Place - The Complete Series - Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Series
06/02 - Work in Progress - Season 1
06/09 - Head of the Class - The Complete First Season (WBShop.com)
06/09 - How to Be a Gentleman - The Complete Series
06/09 - Letterkenny - Seasons 3 & 4
06/09 - Modern Family - The Eleventh and Final Season
06/09 - No Activity - Season 1
06/09 - Superior Donuts - Season Two
06/23 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 10th Season
06/23 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
06/23 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Seventh Season
06/23 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Third Season (Blu-ray)
06/30 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Seven
07/07 - Will & Grace - The Revival - Season Three - The Farewell Season
07/21 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Tenth Season
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