Friday, April 08, 2022

ABC Summer 2022 Schedule; The CW Announces Returning Series for Summer 2022 Lineup

ABC

ABC celebrates summer with a strong lineup of new and returning series and specials that revels in love, competition, dogs, games and, of course, Martha Stewart. ABC is gearing up for a night of specials on Wednesday, May 25. Kicking off the night, Martha Stewart, known for turning everyday living into an art form, is ready to part ways with pieces from her vast collection of furniture, art and housewares in a new one-hour special at 8pm, The Great American Tag Sale with Martha Stewart. Continuing the night, Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore of Holey Moley team up to host The American Rescue Dog Show, the preeminent dog competition featuring rescued companions as they strut their fluff, competing for a slew of "best in" titles while stealing America's hearts from 9-11pm. As for new series, on Thursday, July 7 at 9pm, Generation Gap, from producers Jimmy Kimmel, Mark Burnett and hosted by Kelly Ripa, makes its long-awaited debut. The series premiere of ABC's larger-than-life competition series The Final Straw joins a stacked lineup of game shows, Sunday, July 10 at 9pm. The highly anticipated competition series Claim to Fame, hosted by Kevin and Frankie Jonas and featuring relatives of celebrities, launches Monday, July 11 at 10pm.

Fan-favorite game shows make their return: Press Your Luck on Thursday, July 7 at 8pm, with Celebrity Family Feud and The $100,000 Pyramid on Sunday, July 10 at 8pm & 10pm, respectively. As previously announced, Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia begin their journey to find love on The Bachelorette, Monday, July 11 from 8-10pm. Also previously announced was the new Tuesday line-up of Holey Moley, The Chase and new true crime series Who Do You Believe? from 8-11pm starting early on Tuesday, May 3. This season’s No. 1 new unscripted series in Total Viewers, Judge Steve Harvey, has been renewed for season two and will air this summer. Bachelor in Paradise has been picked up for season eight. Premiere dates for the new seasons to be announced at a later date. ABC has not announced what will air in June besides the Tuesday line-up and the NBA Finals.


The CW Network announced summer 2022 premiere dates for returning scripted favorites Coroner, Roswell New Mexico, In the Dark, Wellington Paranormal and Devils, as well as the alternative series Mysteries Decoded. The Canadian investigative procedural Coroner returns with its season four U.S. premiere on Thursday, June 2 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) following an original episode of The CW's hit series Walker (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). The season four premiere of the science fiction drama Roswell New Mexico airs Monday, June 6 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the fourth season premiere of In the Dark (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). The supernatural comedy Wellington Paranormal returns for its third season with back-to-back original episodes on Wednesday, June 22 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) following an original episode of The CW's hit series The Flash (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT).

The season two premiere of international financial conspiracy thriller Devils airs Thursday, June 30 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by an original episode of Coroner (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). New episodes of Mysteries Decoded debut on Wednesday, July 6 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by an original episode of Wellington Paranormal (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Saturday, June 15

The Conners - "Trucking Live in Front of a Fully Vaccinated Studio Audience -- East Coast" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Conners continue to deal with the pandemic while navigating breakups and newfound sobriety, all while planning an upcoming wedding.

The Conners - "Education, Corruption, and Damnation" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Ben declines Darlene's proposal, she starts to ponder why she tends to be so negative in life, prompting her to start a journey of self-discovery, which leads to Pastor Phil.

The Conners - "Sober Sex, Plastic Silverware, and Losing My Religion" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Part of Becky's recovery program mandates she make amends with people she has lied to over the years, leading her to meet up again with a former high school friend; Darlene visits with Pastor Phil; Louise continues planning her wedding.

The Conners - "The Wedding of Dan and Louise" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A weather report forecasting that a tornado is headed for Lanford creates chaos and surprises on Dan and Louise's wedding day.

Mind Your Business - "Stormed In-Laws" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Kimberly's parents do a pop-up visit, an unexpected storm traps everyone inside, resulting in Alfonso settling the score with his father-in-law. Howard Hewitt Guest Stars.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 10)

Friday, June 14

  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Watch Jay on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld/Day by Day) - Julia talks about the movie Tuesday on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jason Canela (Palm Royale) - Jason talks about Apple TV+'s Palm Royale on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Col√≥n-Zayas (The Bear) - Liza talks about FX's The Bear on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release) Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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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)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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