Tuesday, October 01, 2019

HGTV Goes Behind the Brady Bunch Build; LMN Sets 25 All-New TV Movies This Fall

A Very Brady Renovation: Behind the Build

Since its premiere on Monday, Sept. 9, HGTV's A Very Brady Renovation has attracted more than 23.7 million viewers to the first three episodes in the series. The finale aired last night. Now, superfans can expect exclusive, behind-the-scenes content in A Very Brady Renovation: Behind the Build, premiering Monday, Oct. 7 and 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Selected from more than 9,000 hours of renovation footage that HGTV captured, the episodes feature never-before-seen renovated spaces in the Brady Bunch house, the do-it-yourself projects used to create specific items from the world-famous TV home, and extended room reveal scenes with the Brady Bunch cast.

A Very Brady Renovation: Behind the Build will showcase more special guests who visit the house, including Cedric the Entertainer as well as Jerry Houser and Ron Kuhlman, Marcia and Jan's TV husbands from the spinoff series The Brady Brides. The six Brady Bunch siblings, Barry Williams (Greg), Maureen McCormick (Marcia), Christopher Knight (Peter), Eve Plumb (Jan), Mike Lookinland (Bobby) and Susan Olsen (Cindy), will transfix fans of the iconic television series as they work alongside HGTV's biggest renovation star experts Jonathan and Drew Scott (Property Brothers: Forever Home), Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine (Good Bones), siblings Leanne and Steve Ford (Restored by the Fords), Jasmine Roth (Hidden Potential) and Lara Spencer (GMA, Flea Market Flip). The series' stars teamed up to perfectly recreate each room in the Brady house, and the Behind the Build episodes will spotlight greater details about these overhauled spaces, including the master bedroom, Mike's den and Greg's attic.


Luca Bella, Jennie Garth, Thora Birch, Matt Dallas, Samaire Armstrong

Get ready for a thrill of a ride this fall on LMN! On the heels of its successful Wrong Summer Vacation slate which helped propel the network to post year over year growth in July, LMN has announced its fall slate which includes 25 new movies, the most-ever during a quarter in the history of the network. The three-month stunt begins on October 3 and runs through December 21, with Shocktober taking place this October with eight premieres, Hateful & Grateful in November with eleven premieres and Slay Bells for December with an additional six premieres. The slate will include films starring Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Thora Birch (The Walking Dead) and Jennie Garth (90210) with her real-life daughter Luca Bella in their first project together. Additional movies will feature a number of fan favorites including Samaire Armstrong, Matt Dallas, Rob Mayes and Gina Holden. Also part of Hateful & Grateful will be an all-day marathon of V.C. Andrews films that will air on November 10 in celebration of the release of the 40th anniversary edition of Flowers in the Attic. The movies featured are My Sweet Audrina, Flowers In The Attic, Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns and Seeds of Yesterday beginning at 2pm ET/PT.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 14

The Goldbergs - "Who's Afraid of Bree Bea?" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After realizing there may be trouble in lovers’ paradise for Erica and Geoff, Beverly involves herself in their relationship as well as Barry and Joanne’s to make sure everyone stays together. Meanwhile, Adam and Brea are cast opposite of each other in the school play, but their excitement for one another’s success grows dim when one starts to outshine the other onstage.

Home Economics - "Mermaid Taffeta Wedding Dress, $1,999" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Hayworth family is invited to the wedding of longtime family friend Spags. When Connor enlists Tom’s help to write and re-write a wedding toast, things take an unexpected turn between the brothers. Sarah realizes Denise is upset they never had a real wedding, while Marina meticulously plans her drinking schedule for a night out without the kids.

The Conners - "Regrets, Rehabs and Realtors" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dan encounters a surprise visitor who shares some unsolicited advice, leaving him feeling guilty. Meanwhile, Darlene welcomes a new employee to Wellman Plastics.

Call Your Mother - "The Prime of Miss Jean Raines" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Before Sharon leaves town, she and Jean decide to plan a trip to Vegas. Meanwhile, Celia and Freddie have a serious conversation about whether or not they want kids.

United States of Al - "Pilot" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Marine veteran Riley, home at last after serving in Afghanistan, is happily reunited with his friend Awalmir, who goes by Al, the interpreter with his unit, after a long struggle to get him a visa to travel to the United States from Afghanistan.

United States of Al - "Repair/Tarmim" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Al uses his skills as a translator to try and repair the tense relationship between Riley and his estranged wife, Vanessa. Also, Lizzie is heartbroken when she is at a party and loses her late fiancĂ©’s dog tags.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 12)

Wednesday, April 14

  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Watch Terry on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Margaret Cho (All-Americna Girl) - Margaret will be on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Topher Grace (Home Economics/That '70s Show) - Topher chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Dylan McDermott (No Activity/LA to Vegas) - Dylan appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jonh Corbett (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/United States of Tara) - John talks about Rebel on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason will be on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Call Your Mother) - Kyra appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Emma Kenney (The Conners/Roseanne) - Emma talks about Shameless on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole talks about Netflix's Nailed It and TBS' Wipeout on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series

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