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

Friday, December 2

Lopez vs. Lopez - "Lopez vs Birthdays" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On Chance's birthday, George throws a party, and Rosie's sisters throw shade.

Young Rock - "Night of the Chi-Chi's" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bethlehem, 1988: Teenage Dwayne is locked in a restaurant overnight with his father when Rocky agrees to deep clean the space; in 2033, Dwayne feels nostalgia for a vintage arcade game he finds far from home.

The Villains of Valley View "How the Villains Stole Christmas" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Set in the past, Onyx issues an annual ruin-Christmas challenge, but they get more than they bargained for.

Bunk'd: Learning the Ropes " Hauntin' Around the Christmas Tree" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While planning an over-the-top Christmas bash, Parker encounters several ghostly visitors who teach him the true meaning of the holiday.

Raven's Home - "A Country Cousin Christmas" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Alice's mom begins to regret spending the holiday away from her; but when the country cousins surprise the Baxters for the holidays, Raven stuggles to keep her Christmas cheer.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 28)

Friday, December 2

  • Kristen Bell (Central Park/The Good Place) - Watch Kristen on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Marc Maron (GLOW/Maron) - Marc appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Marsden (Dead to Me/30 Rock) - James is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • ReneĆ© Rapp (The Sex Lives of College Girls) - ReneĆ© will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - NBC's Today catches up with Ellie in the 9am hour.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan talks about the People's Choice Awards on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rev Run (All About the Washingtons) - Rev Run talks about Disney+'s The Hip Hop Nutcracker on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September-December)

Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Ghosts - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series

09/06 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/20 - Kim's Convenience - The Complete Series
09/27 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Five / The Complete Season Six
10/04 - Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
10/04 - The Munsters - Marineland Carnival with The Munsters TV Cast
10/18 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season
11/08 - Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/08 - Young Rock - Season Two (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/15 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven / The Complete Season Eight
11/22 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/29 - Ghosts - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
12/06 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection
12/13 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season
12/13 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
More Recent and Upcoming TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


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