Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Antenna TV January 2022 Schedule and Q1 2022 Stunts; Chucky Gets 2nd Season on Syfy & USA

Bachelor Father

As we mentioned on Friday, now is the time for the Antenna TV January 2022 schedule! The line-up will begin on Monday, January 3, 2022 and will see the returns of three series with new contracts along with a series moving back from Rewind TV. Bachelor Father, Benny Hill, and Welcome Back Kotter return to Antenna TV in new deals, while Dear John is back from sister network Rewind TV's line-up. With these shows returning, Antenna TV is losing the rights to Coach and Gimme a Break!, while My Two Dads will be off and eventually moving to Rewind TV. Let's relay the schedule changes for weekdays first, Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie will switch hours in the morning with Bewitched now 5-6am and I Dream of Jeannie from 6-7am. Jack Benny and Burns & Allen will remain in the 7am and 8am hours, but now 9am will be McHale's Navy, as Father Knows Best moves to 10am. Returning series Bachelor Father will take the 11am hour, leading into Hazel, Dennis the Menace and That Girl from 12pm-3pm. Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie will move their afternoon slots now to the 3pm and 4pm hours, leading into the returning series Welcome Back, Kotter at 5pm. One Day at a Time will remain in the 6pm hour and will now be followed by Three's Company at 7pm. The 8pm-11pm line-up will remain intact with Barney Miller, The Jeffersons and Johnny Carson. With Coach expiring, Alice will now move into the 11pm hour leading into Archie Bunker's Place and Maude, which remain from 12-2am. The duo of Soap and Benson will now air in the overnight from 2-4am, leading into Mork & Mindy which remains in the 4am hour.

On Saturdays, mornings now start off with Maude at 5am, followed by Alice, Barney Miller and Archie Bunker's Place from 6am-9am. After the E/I break at 9am, The Partridge Family moves to 10am to kick off a '70s & early '80s block of sitcoms with Welcome Back Kotter, One Day at a Time, Three's Company from 11am-1pm, then the Three's Company spin-offs The Ropers and Three's a Crowd from 2-3pm, followed by Too Close for Comfort, Benson, Silver Spoons and more The Partridge Family from 3pm-7pm. Saturday night classics will remain starting at 7pm with some new timeslot changes. It kicks off still with Dennis the Menace and Father Knows Best from 7-9pm, while Bewitched and Jeannie switch hours again at 9pm and 10pm. That Girl remains at 11pm, but now Benny Hill is back and will air at midnight. Burns & Allen and Jack Benny remain in the 1am & 2am hours, while Bachelor Father is now at 3am and Hazel at 4am.

Sundays will start off with more classics continuing into the morning, Father Knows Best and Burns & Allen will remain from 5-7am, while Bewitched and Jeannie switch hours again airing 7-9am. Hazel closes out the classic block at 9am. Then just like Saturdays, the '70s/early '80s block starts at 10am but lasting the entire day after that. Shows from 10am-1pm are the same as Saturdays with The Partridge Family, Welcome Back Kotter and One Day at a Time. At 1pm, Dear John returns to the schedule and will lead into Family Ties at 2pm. Then 3pm-6pm is the same as Saturdays with Too Close for Comfort, Benson, Silver Spoons leading into The Jeffersons at 6pm. In primetime, Archie Bunker's Place, Alice and Maude will air from 7pm-10pm leading into the late fringe block of Soap, Benson, Three's Company and Barney Miller from 10pm-2am. And finally, the overnight from 2am-5am features Mork & Mindy, The Jeffersons and Archie Bunker's Place.

Stunts wise, we told you about the January Firsts marathon on Jan. 1, but now have the rest of the quarter. On Monday, February 14, 2022 for Valentine's Day starting at 5am with feature the regular line-up featuring romance episodes. Then on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, it's the Three's Company 45th Anniversary Marathon starting at 5am with 45 classic episodes for the 45th anniversary! And finally on Friday, April 1, 2022 it's April Fools' Day and Antenna TV will air episodes featuring sidekicks starting at 5am with the regular line-up. Stay tuned for further updates, but stay also tuned for the Rewind TV January 2022 schedule later this week!


Chucky

The USA Network/SYFY hit horror series Chucky has been renewed for a second season to air in 2022. SYFY is the home to the top two new cable series of 2021 in the 18-49 demo: Resident Alien followed by Chucky (live +7). Across all platforms, Chucky has reached 9.5 million viewers in its first season thus far. The season finale of Chucky airs tonight, Tuesday, Nov 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA and SYFY. Season 1 of Chucky is available to stream on Peacock starting Dec. 1.

In the new television series based on the Child's Play movie franchise, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos after a vintage 'Good Guy' doll turns up at a suburban yard sale. Soon, everyone must grapple with a series of horrifying murders that begin to expose the town's deep hypocrisies and hidden secrets. Meanwhile, friends and foes from Chucky's past creep back into his world and threaten to expose the truth behind his mysterious origins as a seemingly ordinary child who somehow became this notorious monster. The series stars Zackary Arthur as Jake Webber, Alyvia Alyn Lind as Lexy Taylor, Bjorgvin Arnarson as Devon Lopez, Teo Briones as Junior Webber, Fiona Dourif as Nica, with Jennifer Tilly as Tiffany Valentine and Brad Dourif as Chucky (Voice).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Sunday, April 21

The Simpsons - "Cremains of the Day" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When someone in Homer's life passes away, he and some guys from Moe's go on a road trip to scatter the ashes.

Krapopolis - "Muse Your Illusion" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A plague of Muses descends upon Krapopolis; Deliria struggles to endure Shlub's centennial molting.

The Great North - "High Expectations Adventure" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Judy and Kima accidentally get high during a school field trip, they are sent on a mission to find treasure by a talking tub of cottage cheese named Beth; Wolf's signature sandwich is removed from the menu at Lydia's sandwich shop.

Grimsburg - "The Big Trouble With Lil' Betsy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marvin and the team investigate the death of a morning TV host, in which former child star Lil' Betsy is the main suspect; Marvin becomes consumed with his newfound celebrity status.

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Sunday, April 21

  • Selenis Leyva (Lopez vs Lopez/Taina) - Catch Selenis on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 3:30am on Bravo.


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02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)

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