Thursday, March 02, 2017

Decades Network Celebrates Made for TV Movies; Dancing with the Stars Season 24 Has Mr. T

Decades - Made for TV Movies

Decades Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, announces Made for TV Movies in March. Decades will celebrate the universal nostalgia of made-for-TV movies all-month long. Decades' Made for TV Movies in March begins Monday, March 6, and continues through Sunday, April 2. Every weekday the made-for-TV movies begin at 9:00 am ET, and on Saturdays, begin at 1:00 pm ET. Decades is proud to present the classic made-for-TV movie, returning to its roots on broadcast television with dozens of memorable titles. Spanning several decades of TV entertainment, the four-week event features the best of the genre, from series television to the dramatization of the biggest headlines in American history. The lineup includes full days dedicated to Diagnosis Murder, featuring Dick Van Dyke, his son Barry and daughter Stacy; The Brady Bunch, including Brady's Go To The Whitehouse with Shelly Long and Gary Cole; a full day featuring Gunsmoke made-for-TV movies starring James Arness; and a weekend binge of Perry Mason TV movie cases. Viewers can also tune in to see TV movie reunions of The Odd Couple, The Love Boat, Wild Wild West, The Streets of San Francisco and Walker, Texas Ranger. The headline TV movies portray the events of September 11th, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the 1987 earthquake in San Francisco and the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan.

The made-for-TV movie has long been a hit with television fans. In recent years, the format has been reimagined on pay TV. Now, Decades is proud to bring these classic titles back to the broadcast airwaves. For fans, Decades Made for TV Movies In March is great way to enjoy a thrilling range of titles. Some feature great television characters like Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Matt Dillon and Carol Brady. Others relive the stories that swept the headlines, offering performances by a variety of actors, including Richard Dreyfuss, Cybill Shepherd, Madeleine Stowe, Courtney B. Vance, Tim Daly, Martin Sheen, Rosanna Arquette, Jean Smart, Scott Glen, Brittany Murphy, William Devane, Valerie Bertinelli and Mandy Patinkin. The event also honors a few actors who we recently lost — Debbie Reynolds, Richard Hatch and Florence Henderson.


Dancing with the Stars Season 24 Cast

The new celebrity cast of Dancing with the Stars are donning their glitzy wardrobe and slipping on their dancing shoes as they ready themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off on Monday, March 20 from 8:00-10:01 p.m. EST, on The ABC Television Network. The season 24 premiere marks the 400th episode of Dancing with the Stars, and this season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes TV legend Mr. T, the greatest Olympic gymnast in history, a two-time World Series champion - and the show's first baseball player, a real housewife of Beverly Hills, a bull rider who survived a catastrophic injury, a member of the popular band Fifth Harmony, a Saturday Night Live alumnus and the original "CuchiCuchi" girl, to name just a few. As announced on ABC's Good Morning America, the celebrities with their professional dance partners heading to the ballroom this season (in alphabetical order) are:

· Bonner Bolton (pro bull rider)with Sharna Burgess
· Charo (entertainer) with Keo Motsepe
· Chris Kattan (SNL) with Witney Carson
· David Ross (2016 World Series Champion) with Lindsay Arnold
· Erika Jayne (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills) with Gleb Savchenko
· Heather Morris (Glee) with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
· Mr. T (The A-Team) with Kym Herjavec
· Nancy Kerrigan (figure skater) with Artem Chigvintsev
· Nick Viall (The Bachelor) with Peta Murgatroyd
· Normani Kordei (Fifth Harmony) with Valentin Chmerkovskiy
· Rashad Jennings (NFL player) with Emma Slater
· Simone Biles (Olympic gymnast) with Sasha Farber


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, March 4

Bob Hearts Abishola - "The Heart Attack Boys" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Christina tells her family that she’s decided to have a baby by herself, Bob and Abishola start to reconsider whether to have a baby of their own as well.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Tayo Time" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Abishola’s ex-husband, Tayo, visits Detroit for work, everyone falls under his spell except Bob and Abishola, who know there must be more to his visit than he claims.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 4)

Monday, March 4

  • Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the Building/Wizards of Waverly Place) - Watch Selena on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) and Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Kelly and Mark are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita talks about The Prank on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am and in the 9am hour. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jane Seymour (B Positive/Modern Men) - NBC's Today catches up with Jane in the 9am hour.
  • Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Chelsea talks about First Time Female Director on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Busy Philipps (Girls5eva/Vice Principals/Cougar Town/Love, Inc.) - Busy talks about Girls5eva on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons (All About the Washingtons) - Joseph talks about Peacock's Kings from Queens: The Run DMC Story on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-March)

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
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)

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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