Monday, May 13, 2019

Fox Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Antenna TV's Father Knows Best Father's Day Marathon

Fox 2019-20

Fall 2019

Mondays
8:00PM 9-1-1
9:00PM Prodigal Son (NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM The Resident
9:00PM Empire

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Masked Singer
9:00PM Not Just Me (NEW!)

Thursdays
7:30PM Thursday Night Football Pregame Show
8:00PM NFL Football

Fridays
8:00PM WWE's Smackdown Live (NEW!)

Saturdays
7:00PM Fox Sports Saturday: Fox College Football

Sundays
7:00PM NFL on Fox
7:30PM The OT (NFL post-game)/Fox Encores
8:00PM The Simpsons
8:30PM Bless the Harts (NEW!)
9:00PM Bob's Burgers
9:30PM Family Guy

Unscheduled Mid-season 2020 (new and returning):
New Comedy: Outmatched, Duncanville (animated), The Greath North (animated)
New Drama: 9-1-1: Lone Star, Deputy, Filthy Rich, neXt
New Reality/Unscripted: Ultimate Tag
Returning Comedy: Last Man Standing
Returning Drama: The Orville
Returning Reality/Unscripted: Beat Shazam, First Responders Live, Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back, Hell's Kitchen, Masterchef, Masterchef Junior, Paradise Hotel, So You Think You Can Dance, Spin the Wheel

NOTES: Four new comedies and six new dramas join the lineup. First-ever 9-1-1 new installment, 9-1-1: Lone Star, starring Rob Lowe, begins its two-night premiere event, following the NFC Championship on Sunday, January 19, and continues Monday, January 20. Season Three of The Masked Singer will launch following Super Bowl LIV, Sunday, February 2. Gritty police drama Deputy, starring Stephen Dorff, will premiere midseason. Southern gothic family drama Filthy Rich, starring Kim Cattrall, and written, directed and executive-produced by Tate Taylor, will launch midseason. Pulsing thriller neXt, starring John Slattery, will premiere midseason. Family comedy Outmatched, starring Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson, will debut midseason. Unscripted series Ultimate Tag, hosted by football superstars JJ, TJ and Derek Watt, will launch midseason. Animated comedy Duncanville, from Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler and Emmy Award winners Mike and Julie Scully, and featuring the voice of Poehler in two major roles, will debut at midseason. The Great North, a new animated comedy from Emmy Winner Loren Bouchard and featuring voices of Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Jenny Slate and Will Forte, will premiere in 2020. Last Man Standing and The Orville will return in 2020.

Discuss Fox's 2019-20 lineup. You'll find the official press release there, too...with details on all the new series.


Father Knows Best

Mother's Day just finished but we like to look ahead and we have news for Father's Day! Father Knows Best on Antenna TV, especially when it's Father's Day and also the 65th anniversary of its television premiere. Watch this family classic all-day long in a special marathon of Father Knows Best episodes, full of Jim Anderson's wise advice to his kids and loving help to his wife, Margaret. With 34 episodes, Antenna TV's "Father Knows Best 65th Anniversary Father's Day Marathon" runs from 5a-10p ET on June 16. Father Knows Best regularly airs on Antenna TV Weekdays 9am ET/6am PT, Weekends 7am ET/4am PT and Saturdays 2:30am ET/11:30pm PT.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 9

Young Sheldon - "A Slump, a Cross and Roadside Gravel" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Georgie mine for platinum in roadside gravel. Also, Mary is concerned when Missy misuses religion to help with a batting slump.

Man with a Plan - "Adam's Big Little Lie" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Adam promises not to lie to Andi again but finds himself in a tough spot when he has to cover for Joe.

Mom - "Hot Butter and Toxic Narcissism" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy regrets fleeing the scene after hitting a parked car. Also, Bonnie’s therapist, Trevor (Rainn Wilson), offers tools to help her better communicate with Adam.

Broke - "Jobs" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jackie encourages Javier and Elizabeth to get jobs so they can contribute financially to the household, Javier gets work as a ride share driver, with Luis’ help, and Elizabeth is employed as a personal shopper. Also, Jackie worries Sammy will get hurt by becoming so close with his uncle Javier.

Last Man Standing - "Garage Band" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A car restoration article throws Mike, Chuck, and Ed into the spotlight, while leaving Joe feeling unappreciated; Ryan overreacts after taking Kyle's psych test.

Last Man Standing - "A Bedtime Story" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike tries to avoid hurting Vanessa's feelings due to her snoring; Mandy goes overboard preparing for the arrival of Kristin and Ryan's new baby.

Superstore - "" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Valloweaster" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The squad competes in an effort to determine who is the greatest human/genius.

Will & Grace - "We Love Lucy" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will claims living with Grace is like Ricky living with Lucy. When Karen and Jack hear this, they each claim that they are the Lucy of the group. Grace, Karen, and Jack each imagine themselves as Lucy (during “Vitameatavegamin,” “Chocolate Factory,” and “Grape-Stomping”), with Will as the Ricky to all of them. Lucie Arnaz and Leslie Jordan guest star.

Indebted - "Everybody's Talking About King and Queens" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Debbie decides to become a certified life coach to help her and Stew get out of debt and immediately make waves in Dave and Rebecca’s lives. Stew rejects Joanna’s help while trying to come up with a great new as-seen-on-TV product.

Better Things - "High Man. Bye Man" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam goes to the weed store and visits her brother; Frankie and Sam eat ice cream.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 6)

Thursday, April 9

  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:05am on ABC.
  • Regina Hall (Black Monday/Grandfathered) - Regina appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:05am on ABC. She will also be on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (Indebted/Odd Mom Out) and Adam Pally (Indebted/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Abby and Adam are guests on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig will be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Casey Wilson (Marry Me/The Hotwives/Happy Endings) - Casey appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Danielle Schneider (The Hotwives) - Danielle is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Victor Rasuk (How to Make It in America) - Victor previews the new series The Baker and the Beauty on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim appears on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Baranski (Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim is a guest on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Daniella Monet (Baby Daddy/Victorious/Listen Up!) - Daniella cooks lentil soup on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February/March/April)

My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One Martin - The Complete Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season

01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One
01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume Two
01/14 - Veep - The Final (Seventh) Season (Blu-ray)
01/14 - Veep - The Complete Series (DVD)
01/21 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Third Season (WBShop.com)
01/21 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Fifth and Final Season
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Series
01/28 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (DVD)
02/04 - Martin - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/25 - Better Things - The Complete Third Season
03/17 - Crashing - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
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