Thursday, December 30, 2021

New Year's Eve 2021 and New Year's Day 2022 TV Marathons

Antenna TV's New Year's Eve Dance Party Marathon

Welcome to a special New Year's style edition of the News Blog! As we end 2021 and start 2022, today we will give you a marathon recap on TV for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, which is the perfect cure for the Omicron variant! Some of the major TV stunts include Antenna TV's New Year's Eve Dance Party Marathon starting at 8pm through 5am on New Year's Eve with shows such as One Day at a Time, Bewitched, Alice, and Gimme a Break! Then on New Year's Day, "New Year's Day Fresh Start" marathon starting at 10am through 12:30am with first episodes and other firsts happening which includes Welcome Back, Kotter and Bachelor Father returns to the line-up! Sister network is launching The Drew Carey Show with the "Straight from Cleveland! Drew Carey's New Year's Eve Party" starting at 8pm on New Year's Eve. Then on New Year's Day, just like Antenna TV, it's the "New Year's Day Fresh Start" marathon starting at 8am with first episodes and other firsts happening which includes The John Larroquette Show and Suddenly Susan joining the line-up! COZI TV welcomes in 2022 with a toast to Columbo. Starting at 8 a.m. on New Year's Day tune in to COZI TV as they are offering a special toast to Columbo fans from coast-to-coast this New Year's Day.

Syfy has its 26th annual Twilight Zone New Year's Eve and Day marathon that starts New Year's Eve at 2am continuing through early morning Sunday. 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 E/I block in the morning from 8am-11am). 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 10th straight year.

TV One has a New Year's Eve marathon of Good Times starting at 6am through 3am, followed by a New Year's Day marathon of Sanford & Son also from 6am-3am. TV Land will have their regular schedule block on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, with multiple shows such as Mike & Molly, The Andy Griffith Show, Everybody Loves Raymond and more. FXX will air nothing but Family Guy on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day that ends at 2am on early Jan. 2. Comedy Central ends the year with a The Office marathon from 9am-1am and then starts the year with more on New Year's Day from 8am-12am. E! will air drama Las Vegas starting at 1am on New Year's Eve night with Back to the Future movie trilogy during the day and The Karate Kid trilogy on New Year's Day. USA Network has a Law & Order: SVU Resolve to Watch New Year's Eve marathon starting at 6am on New Year's Eve and Chicago P.D. on New Year's Day following EPL Soccer. Other notable marathons on New Year's Eve include Godzilla movie marathon on Comet, Hawaii Five-0 New Year's Eve/SVU on New Year's Day on ION, more Twilight Zone on Decades, Law & Order NYE marathon/Columbo on NYD on Sundance, The Librarians marathon on UPtv 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 2022 special on New Year's Eve from 8pm-10pm, followed by its annual specials at 10pm and 11:30pm. NBC and CBS air their own New Year's Eve specials hosted by Miley Cyrus & Pete Davidson and Bobby Bones & Rachel Smith, 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 Friday and Saturday for all of this!

Antenna TV's New Year's Day Fresh Start Marathon


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Thursday, April 25

Young Sheldon - "A Fancy Article and a Scholarship for a Baby" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s published paper leads to a frenzy of grad school recruiting, and Georgie tries to speak more properly in front of his daughter.

Ghosts - "The Traveling Agent" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Pete discovers a power that he never knew he had – one that brings him closer to his buddy Jay (and further apart).

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Thursday, April 25

  • Rob McElhenney (Mythic Quest/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Catch Rob on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Carol Burnett (Palm Royale/Mad About You/Mama's Family) - Carol appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Robinson (Digman!/Detroiters) - Tim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber/The Brian Benben Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits in with The 8G Band on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - E! News has an interview with Jerry at 11pm on E!. He also talks about Unfrosted on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Ronny Chieng (Young Rock/Ronny Chieng: International Student) - Ronny guest co-hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim talks about Unfrosted on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am. NBC's Today catches up with Jim in the 9am hour.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about Not Another Church Movie in the 10am hour.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie talks about her new book Indulge: Delicious and Decadent Dishes to Enjoy and Share on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Pam Grier (Bless This Mess) - Pam talks about Prime Video's Them: The Scare on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Luenell (Lopez) - Luenell stops by before her performance at the famous Apollo Theater in New York City on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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