Monday, December 06, 2021

getTV Acquires The Rockford Files, Here Come the Brides; Disney's Secrets of Sulphur Springs Premieres Jan. 14

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getTV has acquired The Rockford Files and Here Come the Brides to begin January 3, 2022. The Rockford Files is poised to join the regular weekday line-up at 8:00 p.m. ET, while the short-lived Here Come the Brides will probably be on weekends in the westerns block. Currently, getTV airs a mix of sitcoms and dramas on weekdays including Amen, Good Times, All in the Family, Sanford & Son, Walker Texas Ranger, Kojak, Starsky & Hutch, Charlie's Angels and Hart to Hart. On weekends some of those also air but also some westerns such as Shane, Hondo, The Outcasts, Casey Jones, Guns of Paradise, Hawkeye, Barbary Coast and Bret Maverick. As for The Rockford Files, it was last seen on TV on COZI TV after a run on MeTV, while Here Come the Brides has popped up on Antenna TV, INSP and Decades in recent years.


Secrets of Sulphur Springs

Disney Channel will kick off 2022 with an adventure-filled season two premiere event for Secrets of Sulphur Springs. On Friday, January 14, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, viewers will enjoy two back-to-back episodes of the popular time-travel adventure series centered around the mysterious Tremont Hotel, with new episodes every Friday on Disney Channel. An initial batch of episodes will also be rolled out on Disney+ and the MVPD VOD platforms around the linear launch. In season two of Secrets of Sulphur Springs, Griffin and Harper unravel new mysteries about The Tremont, and Harper follows the real ghost back to the 1930s to learn more about her family's deep-seated connection to the hotel. When the power source to the time machine is unintentionally taken and the portal disappears, Harper becomes trapped in the past with her great-uncle Sam and great-great-grandfather Elijah, while her great-grandmother Daisy is left to navigate the present. With help from Savannah from her new life in 1962, the friends attempt to fix the time machine and bring back the portal before it's too late and their lives are forever changed.

Returning for season two are series regulars Preston Oliver (This Is Us) as Griffin Campbell; Kyliegh Curran (Doctor Sleep) as Harper Dunn as well as Harper's great-grandmother, Daisy Tremont; Elle Graham (Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret) as Savannah; Josh Braaten (American Horror Story) as Griffin's father, Ben Campbell; Kelly Frye (Criminal Minds) as Griffin's mother, Sarah Campbell; Landon Gordon (Coop and Cami Ask the World) as Griffin's younger brother and Zoey's twin, Wyatt Campbell; Madeleine McGraw (Toy Story 4) as Zoey Campbell; and Diandra Lyle (American Woman) as Harper's mother, Jess Dunn. Recurring stars this season include newcomer Johari Washington as Topher Dunn, Harper's brother; Ethan Hutchison (Queen Sugar) as young Sam Tremont, Harper's great-uncle as seen in the 1930s; Eugene Byrd (Bones) as adult Sam Tremont, as seen in the 1960s; Kenneisha Thompson (Radiant) as Grace Tremont, Harper's great-great-grandmother; and Robert Manning Jr. (Person of Interest) as Elijah Tremont, Harper's great-great-grandfather.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, May 22

The Simpsons - "The Sound of Bleeding Gums" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lisa meets the son of the late musician Bleeding Gums Murphy -- and attempts to improve his life.

Duncanville - "Plumbdog Millionaire" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
Jack and Duncan want to increase their wealth and status, so they make a local plumbing commercial.

The Simpsons - "Poorhouse Rock" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Bart humiliates him at church, Homer finally teaches his son to admire his dad -- until a visit from a magical, singing janitor changes everything.

The Great North - "Papa Don't Fiend Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Tobins spend Father's Day weekend at an RV park and uncover the identity of the Fiend of Family Land; Moon meets a skunk; Judy thinks she's found a new love.

Bob's Burgers - "Some Like It Bot Part 2: Judge-bot Day" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Tina's family read her erotic friend fiction, they find out what she's up to and try to stop her.

Family Guy - "Jersey Bore" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Peter attends a business conference in Atlantic City with Preston; Stewie helps Chris prepare for his role in Adam West High School's rendition of "Romeo and Juliet."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 16)

Friday, May 20

  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Watch Glen on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Fred Armisen (Schmigadoon!/Los Espookys/Forever) - Fred appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bob Odenkirk (The Larry Sanders Show) - Bob is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Mr. Mayor/Me, Myself & I) - Bobby appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Josh Gad (Central Park/Avenue 5/The Comedians/1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh talks about the animated series Central Park on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld/Day by Day) - Julia appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zoey will be on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Britt Lower (Man Seeking Woman/Big Lake) - Britt is a guest on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (In the House/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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
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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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