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

Wednesday, June 19

The Conners - "When Sisters Collide and the Return of the Grifters" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene crashes Mark’s college trivia night to prove how smart she is. Elsewhere, Neville finds out the money he loaned Dan was used for something other than its intended purpose.

The Conners - "Hanging in Dorms With Boys and the Secret Life of Men" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene urges Ben to make some male friends as he feels anxious about turning 50. Elsewhere, Mark asks Harris to buy him and his friends beer for their dorm room.

Abbott Elementary - "Career Day Part 1" / "Career Day Part 2" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s a new year at Abbott Elementary, and Janine is as eager as ever. She plans a district-wide initiative – Career Day – and is anxious for it to be a success. Meanwhile, Ava has a new approach to her job, and Melissa is asked a surprising question.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Wednesday, June 19

  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Watch Dakota on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Mr. Corman/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear/Girls) - Ebon is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (The Bear/Indebted/Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is a guest on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Austin Butler (Ruby & the Rockits/Zoey 101/Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) - Austin talks about The Bikeriders on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am.
  • Joe Manganiello (How I Met Your Mother) - Joe chats about hosting the new Deal or No Deal Island on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling is joining Drew and telling her all about receiving his first Oscar nomination, his most surreal moment on the red carpet and raising his two sons on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore ShoW, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is joining Drew and telling her all about being a mom to a three-year-old and her new comedy special Seasoned Professional on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Teri Hatcher (The Odd Couple/Sunday Dinner/Karen's Song/The Love Boat) - Teri talks about Lifetime's The Killer Inside: The Ruth Finley Story on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael discusses hosting NFL Honors and book, The History of Sketch Comedy: A Journey through the Art and Craft of Humor, on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm 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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