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

Sunday, December 15

The Simpsons - "Bobby: It's Cold Outside" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sideshow Bob gets contracted as the mall Santa; someone steals all the Christmas packages off people's front porches.

Bless the Harts - "Miracle on Culpepper Slims Boulevard" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Louise invites the Harts and Brenda to her annual Christmas party in lieu of a bonus, the extravagance makes Jenny feel insecure; Betty tries to figure out how to give the family the best Christmas presents on a budget.

Bob's Burgers - "Have Yourself a Maily Linda Christmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Linda works a temp job at the post office to make extra money for the holidays; Bob and Tina get trapped at home with Linda's fussy family; Gene and Louise scramble to find the perfect gift for Tina.

Family Guy - "Christmas Is Coming" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Meg has a surprising response after she takes Stewie to the mall to meet Santa; Brian must help Stewie process the experience.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 9)

Friday, December 13

  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Watch Ana on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself/Wild Oats) - Paul appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin visits The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Bierko (Madman of the People/Pride & Joy/Sydney) - Craig talks about Harry Townsend’s Last Stand on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland and Susan Olsen (The Brady Bunch) - The Cast of The Brady Bunch talk about HGTV's A Very Brady Holiday on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November/December)

Life with Lucy - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season

10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
10/15 - Mom - The Complete Sixth Season
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 1
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 2
11/05 - The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang - The Complete Animated Series
11/05 - Laverne & Shirley in the Army (Animated Series) - The DVD Edition
11/05 - Letterkenny - Seasons 1 & 2
11/05 - Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season (Blu-ray)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Limited Edition)
11/18 - The Guest Book - Season Two
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
12/03 - The Simpsons - The Nineteenth Season
12/03 - The Simpsons - Seasons 1-20: Limited Collector's Set
12/10 - Family Guy - Season Seventeen
12/17 - Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season
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