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

Wednesday, February 1

Abbott Elementary - "Holiday Hookah" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
On the last day of school before winter break, Janine is convinced by her friend to go to a popular Hookah Club where she runs into unexpected colleagues. Elsewhere, Jacob crashes Barbara and Melissa’s traditional holiday dinner and in the process begins to learn the true meaning of Christmas.

Abbott Elementary - "Read-A-Thon" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The competition heats up between Melissa and Janine as their classrooms go head-to-head in a read-a-thon sponsored by a local pizza shop. Both teachers encourage their students to hit the books hard but face some unexpected obstacles on their path to pizza glory. Meanwhile, Jacob and Gregory join forces and attempt to get their student-podcasting club off the ground.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 30)

Wednesday, February 1

  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Nick on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Harrison Ford (Shrinking) - Harrison appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Natasha Lyonne (Poker Face/Russian Doll) - Natasha is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam Pally (Indebted/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys/Double Rush) - D. L. guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary/Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Alan Cumming (Schmigadoon!) - Alan appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game - Jay will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew is a guest on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Urie (Shrinking/Younger/Partners) - Michael talks about the new Apple TV+ Shrinking on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Abby Quinn (Mad About You) - Abby will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - NBC's Today catches up with Terry in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October-January)

Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Ghosts - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/04 - Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
10/04 - The Munsters - Marineland Carnival with The Munsters TV Cast
10/18 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season
11/08 - Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/08 - Young Rock - Season Two (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/15 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven / The Complete Season Eight
11/22 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/29 - Ghosts - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
12/06 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection
12/13 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season
12/13 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/03 - Andy Richter Controls the Universe - The Complete Series (2023 Release)
01/27 - Master of None - Season Three / The Complete Series
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