Thursday, November 14, 2019

Antenna TV's Classic Christmas Collection and Christmas Through the Years; TBS Orders a Fifth Season of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Christmas Through the Years on Antenna TV

Antenna TV is your home for the holidays this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Snuggle up with your TV remote and a mug of hot cocoa as Antenna TV presents two full days of classic TV shows celebrating the holiday season. It all begins Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 5am ET with a "Classic Christmas Collection" featuring Antenna TV's classic and favorite holiday episodes from shows including Three's Company, The Burns and Allen Show, Welcome Back, Kotter, Barney Miller, Dennis the Menace, Bewitched and more. Then, warm-up with the traditional Yule Log, complete with a crackling fireplace and Christmas music on Christmas Day, 5am to 9:30am ET. The festive cheer continues on Wednesday, December 25 from 10am to 3:30am with "Christmas Through the Years," holiday-themed episodes of Antenna TV's library of shows presented in chronological order from 1954 to 2002. See the full lineup below:

Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
5am - Three's Company “Three's Christmas”
5:30am - The Burns and Allen Show “Company for Christmas”
6am - The Burns and Allen Show “Christmas in Jail”
6:30am - The Burns and Allen Show “The Old Mink Coat”
7am - The Joey Bishop Show “Very Warm for Christmas”
7:30am - The Joey Bishop Shop “The Baby’s First Christmas”
8am - McHale's Navy “The Day They Captured Santa Claus”
8:30am – Father Knows Best “The Christmas Story”
9am - Father Knows Best “The Angel’s Sweater”
9:30am - Dennis the Menace “Dennis & Christmas”
10am - Dennis the Menace “The Christmas Horse”
10:30am - Dennis the Menace “The Fifteen-Foot Christmas Tree”
11am - Hazel “Hazel's Christmas Shopping
11:30am - Hazel “Just 86 Shopping Minutes to Christmas”
12pm - The Partridge Family “Don’t Bring your Guns to Town, Santa”
12:30pm - Bewitched “A Vision of Sugar Plums”
1pm - Bewitched “Humbug Not to Be Spoken Here”
1:30pm - Bewitched “Santa Comes to Visit and Stays and Stays”
2pm - Bewitched “Sisters at Heart”
2:30pm - Welcome Back, Kotter “Sweathog Christmas Special”
3pm - Welcome Back, Kotter “A Winter's Coat Tail”
3:30pm - What's Happening!! “Christmas”
4pm - Benson “Mary and Her Lambs”
4:30pm - 227 “Mary's Christmas”
5pm - 227 “Night They Arrested Santa”
5:30pm - Gimme a Break! “A Kanisky Christmas”
6pm - Maude “Walter's Christmas Gift”
6:30pm - Maude “Maude's Christmas Surprise”
7pm - Archie Bunker's Place “Custody: Part 1”
7:30pm - Archie Bunker's Place “Custody: Part 2”
8pm - Alice “A Semi-Merry Christmas”
8:30pm - Alice “Mel's Christmas Carol”
9pm - Barney Miller “Christmas Story”
9:30pm - Barney Miller “Toys”
10pm - Johnny Carson
11pm - Three's Company “Three’s Christmas”
11:30pm - Coach “Christmas Brains”
12am - Coach “My True Love Gave To Me”
12:30am - Murphy Brown “Jingle Hell, Jingle Hell, Jingle All the Way”
1am - Becker “Dr. Angry Head”
1:30am - Wings “Customer’s Usually Right”
2am - Growing Pains “It's Not Easy Being Green”
2:30am - Family Ties “Miracle in Columbus”
3am - Bewitched “A Vision of Sugar Plums”
3:30am - Bewitched “Humbug Not to Be Spoken Here”
4am - Johnny Carson

Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
5am – 9:30am - The Yule Log
10am - Father Knows Best “The Christmas Story”
10:30am - The Burns and Allen Show “Company for Christmas”
11am - Father Knows Best “The Angel’s Sweater”
11:30am - The Burns and Allen Show “The Old Mink Coat”
12pm - Dennis the Menace “Dennis & Christmas”
12:30pm - Dennis the Menace “The Christmas Horse”
1pm - Hazel “Hazel's Christmas Shopping
1:30pm - McHale's Navy “The Day They Captured Santa Claus”
2pm - The Joey Bishop Shop “The Baby's First Christmas”
2:30pm - Hazel “Just 86 Shopping Minutes to Christmas”
3pm - Bewitched “Humbug Not to Be Spoken Here”
3:30pm - Bewitched “Santa Comes to Visit and Stays and Stays”
4pm - Bewitched “Sisters at Heart”
4:30pm - The Partridge Family “Don't Bring your Guns to Town, Santa”
5pm - Maude “The Office Party”
5:30pm - Maude “The Christmas Party”
6pm - Welcome Back, Kotter “Hark, the Sweat Kings”
6:30pm - Three's Company “Three’s Christmas”
7pm - Mork & Mindy “Mork's First Christmas”
7:30pm - Alice “Mel, the Magic”
8pm - Barney Miller “Homeless”
8:30pm - Archie Bunker's Place “Father Christmas”
9pm - Family Ties “A Keaton Christmas Carol”
9:30pm - Benson “Home for Christmas”
10pm - Johnny Carson
11pm - Gimme a Break! “Christmas in New York”
11:30pm - My Two Dads “tis' the Season”
12am - Dear John “Dancing in the Dark”
12:30am - 227 “Guess Who's Not Coming to Christmas”
1am - Head of the Class “Viki's Torn Genes”
1:30am - The Hogan Family “Ho, Ho, Hogans”
2am - Murphy Brown “I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas”
2:30am - Coach “Christmas of the Van Damned”
3am - Murphy Brown “Brown in Toyland”
3:30am - Wings “'Twas the Heist Before Christmas”
4am - Johnny Carson


Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

TBS has renewed its Emmy Award®-winning Full Frontal with Samantha Bee for a fifth season. Recognized as one of New York's 35 Most Powerful People in Media by The Hollywood Reporter, Samantha Bee is still the "Queen Bee" reigning over Full Frontal, television's #1 ad supported late-night show among young adults. Premiering in 2016 as the only female-hosted late-night program, Full Frontal will continue to bring Bee's unique voice and worldview straight through 2020 election coverage. The show reaches nearly 4 million viewers per episode and currently boasts more than 300 million YouTube views. Full Frontal airs Wednesdays on TBS at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Additionally, TBS has renewed its first look deal with Bee's production company, Swimsuit Competition, that focuses on developing amusing original content that is definitely worth spending a weekend bingeing. Swimsuit Competition continues to seek great ideas from people who are flying under the radar, or whose work has been underestimated. The production company is so progressive it will even consider working with men. The company recently began production on The Untitled Amy Hoggart Project (wt), a spin-off series from Full Frontal correspondent Amy Hoggart.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 18

Abbott Elementary - "New Tech" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When a new computer program is introduced at Abbott, Janine is excited to finally help Barbara out with something. However, Barbara is reluctant to accept change and finds herself in a tricky situation when she decides to lie about her students’ results rather than admit defeat. Elsewhere, Melissa surprises Jacob when she offers up a friend to assist with his lesson on unions, but she ends up teaching Jacob an important lesson herself.

black-ish - "Bow-Mo" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre calls into a radio show and gets humiliated in front of Diane and tries to redeem himself. Meanwhile, Bow tries to bond with a group of young female doctors and learns a hard truth.

American Auto - "Millbank, Iowa" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The group travels to Iowa for the opening of a new factory.

Grand Crew - "Wine & Hip Hop" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sherm tags along as Nicky sells a house to a famous rapper; Noah and his date get into a fender bender; Anthony deals with dating while vegan.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Payneful Suffering" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As the family prepares for Janine's return, everyone and everything goes awry.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Forgive and Forget" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Reginald seeks forgiveness from his estranged son.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 17)

Tuesday, January 18

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Catch Rob on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Francia Raisa (How I Met Your Father/growni-ish) - Francia is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He also talks about After Life on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about How I Met Your Father on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Adam is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie talks about her new book Enough Already on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour and on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (American Auto/People of Earth/Suburgatory) - Ana appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) and Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Kym and Finesse guest host The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa talks about Netflix's Brazen on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rose McIver (Ghosts/Woke) - Rose is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny chats about The Masked Singer on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Shalhoub (We Are Men/Stark Raving Mad/Wings) - Tony talks about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.


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

Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Mom - The Eighth and Final Season Punky Brewster (1984-88) - The Complete Series (2021 Release) I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - The Honeymooners Specials - A Christmas Carol
11/02 - Mom - The Eighth and Final Season
11/02 - Punky Brewster - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - Sex and the City - The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
11/09 - Saved by the Bell (2020) - Season One
11/09 - Younger - The Complete Series
11/16 - Kevin Can F*** Himself - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
11/23 - Dead Pixels - Seasons One and Two
11/30 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) (2021 Release) (Blu-ray)
12/07 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/07 - Rick & Morty - Season 5 (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray Limited Edition Steelbook)
12/14 - The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
12/14 - Letterkenny - Season 9
01/04 - Work in Progress - Season 2
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