Thursday, July 05, 2018

Antenna TV Acquires Archie Bunker's Place and What's Happening Now!!; Netflix Picks Up Series Fox Passed On

Archie Bunker's Place What's Happening Now!!

Antenna TV is adding some more sitcoms this July to its line-up. All of the series come from Sony Pictures Television and will be added the week of Monday, July 16. Archie Bunker's Place and What's Happening Now!! will be airing Monday-Friday at 7:30pm and 5pm, respectively, while The Paul Lynde Show and Lotsa Luck will be joining the weekend schedule on Saturdays at 6:30pm & 7pm. Welcome Back, Kotter is back on weekdays, too, airing at 3pm. Archie Bunker's Place is also going to air late nights at 2am on Saturday nights. Barney Miller and Alice also will get additional airings, as they get added to Saturday late nights, while Soap gets an additional Sunday airing. Full list of changes are below:

Welcome Back, Kotter added at 3p Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Maude)
What's Happening Now!! added at 5p Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Gimme a Break!)
Gimme a Break! moved to 5:30p Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Webster)
Three's Company moved to 7p Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Family Ties)
Archie Bunker's Place added at 7:30p Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Three's Company)
Family Ties moved to 2a Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Hogan Family)
The Hogan Family moved to 2:30a Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Head of the Class)
Head of the Class moved to 3a Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Silver Spoons)
Silver Spoons moved to 3:30a Mon-Fri starting 7/16 (replaces Sabrina)
The Paul Lynde Show added at 6:30p Saturday starting 7/21 (replaces Hazel)
Lotsa Luck added at 7p Saturday starting 7/21 (replaces Dennis the Menace)
Barney Miller added at 1:30a Saturday starting 7/21 (replaces Mork & Mindy)
Archie Bunker's Place added at 2a Saturday starting 7/21 (replaces Welcome Back, Kotter)
Alice added at 2:30a Saturday starting 7/21 (replaces Maude)
Mork and Mindy moved to 3a Saturday starting 7/21 (replaces Partridge Family)
Soap added at 11p Sunday starting 7/22 (replaces Benson)


Netflix

Fox pilot Mixtape wasn't picked up to series by Fox during the upfront in May, but now Netflix has picked up the pilot to series. Netflix has ordered 10 episodes. We all have our own soundtracks. Mixtape is a romantic musical drama that looks at the love stories connecting a diverse, disparate group of people in contemporary Los Angeles through the music that lives inside their hearts and minds. The series stars Callie Hernandez as Nellie, Jahmil French as Dante, Jenna Dewan as Joanna, Campbell Scott as Frank, Madeleine Stowe as Margot, Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Annette, Megan Ferguson as Gigi, Evan Whitten as Barry and the role of Sam will be re-cast. The series will be produced by Joshua Safran, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, and Ali Krug from Annapurna Pictures in association with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, August 19

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Climb" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gemma decides to fire a teacher at her school, she’s unprepared for the aftermath. Also, Calvin gets a surprise when he faces off with his newspaper carrier.

The Big Bang Theory - "The D&D Vortex" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the gang finds out Wil Wheaton hosts a celebrity Dungeons and Dragons game involving William Shatner, Joe Manganiello, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Smith, deception and betrayal are the path to make it to the one open seat.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Conference Valuation" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Penny and Bernadette go to San Diego for a pharmaceutical sales convention, Wolowitz is in charge of the kids. Also, Sheldon finds a book on experimenting on kids, and the guys plus Amy make a day of it.

Mom - "Jell-O Shots and the Truth About Santa" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie pushes Christy to mend her relationship with Violet (Sadie Calvano), and Adam prepares for the grand opening of his bar.

I Ship It - "Somewhere Magical" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Ella seizes the opportunity to work as a personal assistant to a writer for "Superstition," her favorite TV show; Ella's fantasies begin to collide with reality in unexpected ways, in both her creative life and love life.

In The Cut - "Lucky Charmed" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay buys Cheryl a necklace for her birthday, not knowing it was stolen; when the police want it back, Jay must devise a plan to return it before she finds out.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 19)

Monday, August 19

  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People) - Watch Billy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess) - Dax is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place/Barry), Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) and Bill Hader (Barry) - D'Arcy, Henry and Bill are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Bryton James (Family Matters) - Bryton appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll) - Charlie is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella appears on a repeat of ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Donald talks about Emergence on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Reba/Working Class/Baby Daddy) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti opens up about her 22-year battle with diabetes on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est TV & Movie Collection Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two The Good Place - The Complete Third Season Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six

06/04 - The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est Brady Bunch TV & Movie Collection
06/18 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two (Blu-ray)
07/08 - Man with a Plan - Season Two
07/09 - Broad City - Season 5
07/09 - Broad City - The Complete Series
07/09 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season
07/09 - Speechless - The Complete Third Season
07/16 - Eight Is Enough - The Complete First Season
07/17 - The Practice (1976) - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
07/23 - Brockmire - The Complete First Season
07/23 - What I Like About You - The Complete First Season
07/30 - The Good Place - The Complete Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Fourth Season
08/13 - I Love Lucy - Colorized Collection
08/13 - Leave it to Beaver - Seasons One and Two
08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
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