Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Airwolf, Knight Rider Head to TeleXitos; Hilarious Comedy The Detour Returns Feb. 21, 2017

Airwolf Knight Rider

TeleXitos, the national Spanish-language multicast network that delivers action-adventure series and feature films without subtitles, announced that Airwolf and Knight Rider will air on the network for the first time beginning Monday, January 2, 2017. Airwolf will kick off TeleXitos' primetime hour at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT and Knight Rider will follow at 9 PM ET / 8 PM CT. Making their Spanish-language debut in the United States, Airwolf tells the story of "Stringfellow Hawke," a renegade pilot that makes a deal with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to find his missing brother. Originally aired in 1984 and starring Jan-Michael Vincent, the show's major player is the high-tech military designed helicopter, "Airwolf" operated by Stringfellow Hawke and his operatives on their espionage missions.

The 1980's classic show, Knight Rider, starring David Hasselhoff in his breakout role as a crime fighter, features the fan-favorite artificially intelligent Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, KITT. The series made its original debut on NBC in 1982 and aired for four years. Viewers can tune in to TeleXitos to watch Michael Knight and KITT take down criminals who operate above the law. Launched in December 2014, TeleXitos features action-adventure programming in Spanish-language, without subtitles. The network is available in 21 markets, including Los Angeles (KVEA), New York (WNJU), Miami (WSCV), Houston (KTMD), Dallas-Fort Worth (KXTX), Chicago (WSNS), San Antonio (KVDA), San Francisco Bay Area (KXTX), Phoenix (KTAZ), Harlingen (KTLM), Sacramento (KCSO), Fresno (KNSO), Philadelphia (WWSI), Denver (KDEN), Boston (WNEU), Atlanta (WKTB), Las Vegas (KBLR), Tucson (KHRR), Hartford (WRDM), Salt Lake City (KTMW). Additionally, viewers in West Palm Beach (FL) market will be able to watch the new TeleXitos programming over-the-air or on Xfinity channel 229.


The Detour

TBS's hit comedy series The Detour is making its way back for its second season, slated to launch with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). Created, written and executive-produced by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, The Detour stars Jones, along with Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich, Liam Carroll and Daniella Pineda. During the second season of this all-too-honest look at the family dynamic, Nate (Jones) receives a promising job opportunity, and the family moves to New York City for a fresh start. Everyone is excited except for Robin (Zea), who knows that a move to the big city means her mysterious past may catch up with her. While Nate and Robin adjust to new jobs, new neighbors and old flames, Jared (Carroll) and Delilah (Gerasimovich) dive headfirst into the awkwardness of adolescence. Despite questionable parenting and terrible decisions, the love the Parkers have for each other will keep the family intact as they endure another disastrous adventure.

The second season of The Detour will feature a number of special guests, including series executive producer and co-creator Samantha Bee, as well as James Cromwell, John Oliver, Laura Benanti, Jeffrey Vincent Parise and Max Casella. The second season of The Detour is executive-produced by Jason Jones, Samantha Bee, Brennan Shroff and Tony Hernandez.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, July 3

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
CBS will honor the memory of legendary actor, producer, director, writer, comedian and Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner with THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER, featuring two colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As series creator and co-star, Carl Reiner personally supervised the original colorization of the episodes.

The special features “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time,” and “October Eve,” which Mr. Reiner considered to be one of the series’ funniest episodes. Both were written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff.

In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt her when, despite her having posed fully clothed, the artist (played by Carl Reiner) takes the liberty of “undraping” her. The episode was first presented on April 8, 1964, during season three.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 29)

Friday, July 3

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:35am on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Camping/Fleabag/Love/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Tika talks about the season finale of mixed-ish and her latest project helping new moms on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie/The Secret Lives of Men) - Peter talks about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Grace and Frankie on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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