Monday, November 16, 2020

Antenna TV Holiday 2020 Stunts and Marathons; The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Premieres This Thursday!

All of The Partridge Family Marathon

This holiday season on Antenna TV, it's more festive fun! It all starts on Wednesday, November 25 at 8pm with the "All of The Partridge Family Marathon" during Thanksgiving Weekend! Binge every episode of The Partridge Family in one shot from Nov. 25 through 10pm on Friday, November 27. Jumping to Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24), catch Christmas episodes all day for 24 straight hours from 5am to 5am Christmas Day. Shows will air in their regular time periods with a few exceptions: Family Ties at 6am instead of the regularly scheduled The Partridge Family; Bewitched from 1-2pm instead of the regularly scheduled I Dream of Jeannie; and Barney Miller from 9-10pm instead of the regularly scheduled Three's Company. Then on Christmas Day on Friday, Dec. 25 for 24 hours starting at 5am, it's Antenna TV's annual Christmas Through the Years. The Yule Log will air first from 5am-10am, then sitcom episodes starting with Father Knows Best and ending with Becker. Other holiday episodes of series airing include Dennis the Menace, That Girl, Three's Company, Alice, The Facts of Life, Silver Spoons, 227, Head of the Class and The Hogan Family. On New Year's Eve on Thursday, December 31, it's the "Chrissy, Jack & Janet's New Year's Eve Party" with episodes of Three's Company from 8pm-5am. 16 classic episodes for your New Year's Eve Party. Who needs the ball drop when the trio will dance to the disco ball? And finally, as we hinted on Friday, January 1, Antenna TV is turning ten years old and they are celebrating with a fan created marathon titled "AnTENna TV's Birthday Blowout." More to come on that and also more on each event above soon!


The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion

In an exclusive announcement on his social handle, Will Smith released the trailer for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion from Westbrook Media and revealed that the special will debut on HBO Max this Thursday, November 19. In the unscripted special, Smith is joined by series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro as well as recurring co-star DJ Jazzy Jeff for a family reunion on set in the Banks' home for a look back at the groundbreaking show. Taped on the 30th anniversary of the original series premiere date, Smith also sat down with Janet Hubert, who originated the role of Aunt Viv, for the first time in 27 years for an emotional reunion and a candid conversation.

As previously announced, the special will be a funny and heartfelt night full of music, dancing, and a look at the cultural impact the series has had since its debut 30 years ago. Produced by Westbrook Media, the reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max on November 19. HBO Max is the exclusive SVOD home of the full original series library in the US, debuting on the platform when it launched in May.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, May 17

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Surprise" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Calvin receives an unconventional birthday gift involving his father, Dave suggests they spend the day celebrating in a way that honors the late Butler patriarch. Also, an unexpected development changes the Johnsons’ lives forever.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "God Accepts Venmo" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While comparing their busy schedules, Bob and Abishola realize the perfect date for their wedding is in just three weeks and enlist their family and friends to help plan their big day.

Breeders - "No Power Part II" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
On the day of Leah and Alex's wedding, Paul and Ally find they have only a few hours to deal with a family crisis, leading Paul to make the hardest decision of his life.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 17)

Monday, May 17

  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Watch Patton on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Timothy Olyphant (Santa Clarita Diet) - Timothy appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Denise Richards (Blue Mountain State) - Denise will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew guest hosts the 8am hour of CBS This Morning.
  • Rob Corddry (The Unicorn/Ballers/The Winner) - Rob talks about Top Gear America on Reality Check at 4:30pm.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) and Dylan McDermott (No Activity/L.A. to Vegas) - Christopher and Dylan talk about Law & Order: Organized Crime on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Regina Hall (Black Monday/Grandfathered/Second Generation Wayans) - Regina talks about season three of Black Monday on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.


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

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
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two

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