Wednesday, June 27, 2018

MTV's Fear Factor Returns with Celebs; Lori Loughlin Rules Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Celebrity Fear Factor

MTV's Fear Factor returns with celebrity episodes on Tuesday, July 17 at 10PM ET with a two-hour premiere. Hosted by Ludacris, the series will include ten, one-hour celebrity episodes filled with new stunts inspired by urban legends, popular scary movies and viral videos from today's cultural zeitgeist. The celebrity contestants will confront their fears, be pushed beyond their comfort zones and take action against some of their biggest stressors. Episodes include:

Hip Hop Battle: Tyga, Lil' Yachty, Kodie Shane and Chanel West Coast; Hip Hop Sibling: Ayo and Teo, Rae Sremmurd; MTV Star Battle: Terrence J, Romeo Miller, Cara Maria, Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello, Tori Deal and Jordan Wiseley; Thrill Seeker Throwdown: The Dolan Twins, Jake Miller, Chris Pontius and Bam Margera; Reality TV Royal Rumble: Abi-Maria Gomes, Sierra Dawn Thomas, Cody Calafiore, Zach Rance, Brendon Villegas, Rachel Reilly and Caleb Reynolds; For the Love of Fear: Corinne Olympios, Rachel Lindsay, Vanessa Grimaldi, Alexis Waters and Danielle Maltby; Breaking The Internet: KWAY, La La, Tyler Oakley, JC Caylen and SSSniper Wolf; Battle of The Bands: Misterwives; The Shoredown: Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio,"Deena Nicole Cortese, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Jeremiah Buoni, Nilsa Prowant, Aimee Hall and Kirk Medas; Music Star ShowDown: Timeflies, Bea Miller and Drake Bell.


Garage Sale Mysteries: Sarah Strange and Lori Loughlin

Following the success of last year's programming event, Lori Loughlin is back as Jennifer Shannon the curious sleuth with a knack of discovering not only garage sale treasures but foul play. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries unravels four new original Garage Sale Mysteries every Sunday in August starring Lori Loughlin (When Calls the Heart, Fuller House), Sarah Strange (Men in Trees, Life as We Know It), Steve Bacic (When Calls the Heart), Eva Bourne (When Calls the Heart) and Kevin O'Grady (You Me Her). Hallmark Movies & Mysteries premiered four new original Garage Sale Mysteries movies in August 2017, making the network the number one ad-supported cable network across the four Sundays.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 26

Young Sheldon - "The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon battles President Hagemeyer’s (Wendie Malick) mysterious boss over the university’s science requirements. Also, Mary discovers that Georgie is working at Meemaw’s illegal gambling room.

United States of Al - "College / Pohantoon" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Al struggles with the college class he is taking, Riley takes it upon himself to speak to his professor. Also, Art’s confidence is shaken when he learns Lois (Rachel Bay Jones) used to be married to a professional football star.

Ghosts - "Ghostwriter" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sasappis offers to help Sam complete the B&B website so they can start taking reservations, they butt heads over the creative direction. Also, Pete bonds with Jay over basketball until Jay makes a new living friend, and Flower attempts to be Pete’s new basketball buddy. Gregory Zaragoza, father of series regular Rom├ín Zaragoza, guest stars as Sasappis’ father, Naxasi.

B Positive - "" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

A therapist and newly divorced dad is looking for a kidney donor when he runs into a rough-around-the-edges woman from his past who offers her own kidney.

Welcome to Flatch - "Pyramid Schemme" / "Merry Flatchmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kelly accidentally gets involved in a green juice pyramid scheme; Father Joe helps Shrub get into college; Kelly's father puts her in charge of the Flatch Christmas celebration, and disaster ensues.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 23)

Thursday, May 26

  • Rose Byrne (Physical) - Catch Rose on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie/New Girl/Burning Love/Players) - June will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office/Splitting Up Together) and Angela Kinsey (The Office/The Hotwives of Orlando) - Jenna and Angela talk about their new book, The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There, on People in 10 at 8am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February-May)

ALT= Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)

02/08 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Ninth Season
02/22 - Everybody Hates Chris - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
02/22 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
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