Wednesday, December 30, 2020

New Year's Eve 2020 and New Year's Day 2021 TV Marathons

Three's Company New Year's Eve Bash Marathon

Welcome to a special New Year's style edition of the News Blog! As we (finally) end 2020 and start 2021, today we will give you a marathon recap on TV for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day! Some of the major TV stunts include Antenna TV's Three's Company New Year's Eve Bash Marathon starting at 8pm through 5am on New Year's Eve. Then on New Year's Day, AnTENna TV turns 10! Celebrate TV how it was meant to be with "AnTENna TV's Birthday Blowout" marathon of shows from Antenna TV's ten years of classic sitcoms. Since October, Antenna TV fans have cast their votes in Top Ten polls from favorite Antenna TV shows to catchphrases, theme songs, child stars, and more. All will be revealed on January 1 with a marathon of the Top Ten Favorite Shows and the rest of the voters' choices. Tune in from 12pm-10pm on New Year's Day! COZI TV says good riddance to 2020 and welcomes in 2021. Starting at 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve tune in to watch memorable goodbyes and farewells of Little House and the Prairie, The Munsters, Frasier, Roseanne and The Nanny. Then get a fresh start at 6 a.m. on New Year's Day, for the all-day New Year's marathon "The Firsts for the First," to watch where it all began for the hilarious casts of The Nanny and Roseanne. BUZZR rings in the new year with Match Game! It's BUZZR's BLANK in the New Year! 2021 is looking extra bright as America's favorite retro game show network kicks-off the start of a new year with 6 new Match Game episodes! The party gets going on New Year's Eve at 8:00p ET and features a whole string of Match Game episodes spotlighting your favorite gang of 70's celebrity panelists!

Syfy has its 25th annual Twilight Zone New Year's Eve and Day marathon that starts New Year's Eve at 6am continuing through the first few days of the new year. IFC will have a Three's Company New Year's Day marathon from 2pm-12am, with various sitcom blocks on New Year's Eve. WPIX in New York will of course have their annual The Honeymooners marathon starting at 11pm on New Year's Eve through 5pm on New Year's Day (with a break for news in the morning from 4:30am-9am). Also in New York City, WLNY-TV 55/10 will have a marathon of The Odd Couple once again starting at 10pm on New Year's Eve night through 9pm on New Year's Day for the 9th straight year.

TV One has a New Year's Eve marathon of One on One starting at 9am through 3am, followed by a New Year's Day marathon of In Living Color also from 6am-3am. TV Land will go with multiple marathons on New Year's Eve with M*A*S*H from 9am-2pm, The Andy Griffith Show from 2pm-8pm and The King of Queens from 8pm-3am. Then on New Year's Day, it's 3 more shows: The Golden Girls from 9am-2pm, The Andy Griffith Show from 2pm-8pm and Everybody Loves Raymond from 8pm-3am. FXX will air nothing but The Simpsons on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day starting at 1pm on NYE and ending at 11:59pm on NYD. Comedy Central ends the year with a South Park marathon from 9am-5am and then starts the year with The Office on New Year's Day from 9am-8pm. E! will air every episode of drama Las Vegas starting at 1pm on New Year's Eve lasting through Jan. 5 at 11pm. USA Network has a Law & Order: SVU Resolve to Watch New Year's Eve and Day marathon starting at 8am on New Year's Eve. Other notable marathons on New Year's Eve include Quantum Leap marathon on Comet, Chicago P.D. on ION, more Twilight Zone on Decades, Law & Order marathon on Sundance, Little House on the Prairie marathon on UPtv, Dateline: Secrets Uncovered marathon on Oxygen and a Doctor Who marathon on BBC America that has already started and runs through 6am on Jan. 2.

It won't be the end of the year and the start of the year without ABC's Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2021 special on New Year's Eve from 8pm-10pm, followed by its annual specials at 10pm and 11:30pm. NBC and Fox air their own New Year's Eve specials hosted by Carson Daly and Ken Jeong/Joel McHale, respectively. Movie wise, AMC, TNT, Freeform and many others will air movies on New Year's Day, while Hallmark Channel continues to air Christmas movies on New Year's Eve. Tune in Thursday and Friday for all of this!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 4

Dave - "Enlightened Dave" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Dave journeys to a legendary recording studio, hoping to break through his creative block but is forced to confront his greatest obstacle: his own ego.

Younger - "The Last Unicorn" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza and Kelsey start an underground event called Inkubator; Liza debates telling Charles about Quinn's true motives; Maggie's first class lands her an invite to dinner at the dean's.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 2)

Wednesday, August 4

  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Kroll (Big Mouth/The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Fleabag/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Schmigadoon!/Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright/Welcome to the Family) - Mary will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ryan Reynolds (Two Guys and a Girl) - Ryan talks about the new movie Free Guy on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Marcille (Born Again Virgin) - Eva appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy will be on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Coolidge (2 Broke Girls/Joey) - Jennifer talks about her new film Swan Song on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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

Fuller House - The Complete Series Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two
06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
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