Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Antenna TV January 2020 Schedule with 6 New Sitcoms; Netflix Gets Special with Comedy

Antenna TV - Coming in 2020

Antenna TV is adding quite a bit of new series to its lineup in January, as we mentioned. Series joining the schedule are Designing Women, Diff'rent Strokes, It's a Living, NewsRadio, That Girl and The Facts of Life. With all these additions, only What's Happening!! is on hiatus and the 90-minute weekend episodes of Johnny Carson are off the lineup. You can catch That Girl weekdays at 12:00pm & 12:30pm and Saturdays at 11:00pm & 11:30pm. The Facts of Life will air weekdays at 3:00pm & 3:30pm and weekends at 1:00pm & 1:30pm. Diff'rent Strokes will pair up with Facts and air weekdays at 4:00pm & 4:30pm and weekends at 12:00pm & 12:30pm. It's a Living will kick-off the new primetime lineup weeknights at 8:00pm and Sundays at 10:00pm & 10:30pm. Designing Women will air weeknights at 10:00pm and Sundays at 11:00pm & 11:30pm. And finally NewsRadio will air six nights a week at 12:30am from Sun-Fri.

The rest of the lineup features series moving to new time periods. New timeslots include Benson weeknights at 6pm, Three's Company weeknights at 8:30pm, Family Ties & Growing Pains back in prime in the 9pm hour and Murphy Brown at 10:30pm. Weekend afternoons will be all '80s with new additions Strokes and Facts kicking it off at noon, continuing with Gimme a Break!, Webster, 227 and What's Happening Now!! on Saturdays and Benson on Sundays, all from 12pm-6pm. The '80s fun is extended on Sundays with Silver Spoons, Head of the Class, Growing Pains, Hogan's Family, Family Ties and My Two Dads from 6pm-9pm. View the full Antenna TV Winter 2020 Schedule.


Special

Netflix has ordered a second season of comedy series Special from Warner Bros. TV, Jim Parsons' That's Wonderful, and Stage 13. The series premiered season one last April. Based on Ryan O'Connell's part-memoir, part-manifesto I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves, the hilarious and heartwarming story centers on a gay man with mild cerebral palsy who decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants. O'Connell stars in this semi-autobiographical series, which he also wrote and executive produced. The series also stars Jessica Hecht, Punam Patel, Marla Mindelle, Augustus Prew, and Patrick Fabian. Jim Parsons, Eric Norsoph and Todd Spiewak serve as executive producers for That's Wonderful Productions.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 25

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "It Was All A Dream" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After a much-needed night on the town with his boys and ten too many drinks, Calvin finds himself in a bit of a sticky situation. In a drunken state, he sends sexual text messages to Miranda and invites her over.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Clean Up Your Act" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Cora is fed up with the way the residents have been behaving - not cleaning up after themselves, bickering over the television, leaving the toilet seat up, and foul language.

The Ms. Pat Show - "Don't Eat That S..." (BET, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When Junebug gets swindled by a drug dealer, Denise decides to help him get his money back instead of telling Pat and Terry.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 23)

Wednesday, May 25

  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Watch Seth on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) - Hayley talks about The Masked Singer on Reality Check at 4:30pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February-May)

ALT= Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)

02/08 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Ninth Season
02/22 - Everybody Hates Chris - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
02/22 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
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