Thursday, December 29, 2022

ALF Coming to Laff Along with Classic TV Marathons on Saturdays; New Year's Eve 2022 and New Year's Day 2023 TV Marathons

ALF

ALF is coming to Laff starting next week! ALF will air weekdays at 11am & 11:30am with an encore at 2:00am & 2:30am. ALF was last seen on television on MeTV from 2017-2019. The sitcom joins the weekday sitcom line-up that also has How I Met Your Mother, According to Jim, Home Improvement and That '70s Show. Laff has also announced that Saturday mornings will feature classic sitcom marathons, with The Dick Van Dyke Show scheduled for this Saturday (Dec. 31) from 6am-12pm and The Beverly Hillbillies scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7 from 6am-11am.


New Year's Day Fresh Start Marathon

Welcome to a special New Year's style edition of the News Blog! As we end 2022 and start 2023, 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 tripledemic! Some of the major TV stunts including saying farewell to another year and get ready to ring in the new with Antenna TV and "A Benny Hill Show Marathon," including the one-hour special Benny Hill World Tour on Saturday, December 31 starting at 11pm ET. A new year brings new beginnings, so cheers to yours with Antenna TV and a "Fresh Start." This day-long Sunday, January 1 marathon starting at 5am ET features the first episodes of all of Antenna TV's catalog of shows from The Burns and Allen Show to Family Ties.

Drew Carey's New Year's Eve Party

Sister network Rewind TV is once again doing 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 everything from Mork & Mindy to Becker! COZI TV welcomes in 2023 with a toast to Columbo as part of their 10th anniversary. Starting at 11 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 27th annual Twilight Zone New Year's Eve and Day marathon that starts New Year's Eve at 5am continuing through early Jan. 2 in the late night (early Jan 3). 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 news from 7am-12pm). 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 10pm (a break from 6am-12pm) on New Year's Day for the 11th straight year.

TV One has a New Year's Eve marathon of Sanford & Son starting at 6am through 3am, followed by a New Year's Day marathon of Good Times 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, Roseanne, Mom, Two and a Half Men and more. FXX will air Family Guy & The Simpsons on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day that ends at 8pn on NYD. Comedy Central begins the year with a The Office marathon from 10am-12am. E! will air drama Las Vegas starting at 6am on New Year's Eve and lasting all weekend. USA Network has a Law & Order: SVU Resolve to Watch New Year's Eve marathon starting at 1pm on New Year's Eve and continuing all day on New Year's Day. Other notable marathons on New Year's include Godzilla movie marathon on Comet on NYD, SVU New Year's Eve/NCIS on New Year's Day on ION, more Twilight Zone on Decades, Columbo on both days on Sundance, Reba & Last Man Standing marathons on UPtv and a Bones marathon on BBC America that begins on New Year's Eve at 6pm.

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 special at 10:30pm. NBC and CBS air their own New Year's Eve specials hosted by Miley Cyrus & Dolly Parton and Bobby Bones & Rachel Smith, respectively. CNN rings in the new year with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen. 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!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, October 1

The Simpsons - "Homer's Crossing" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
eeling worthless at work, Homer volunteers to be a school crossing guard; when Homer's safety squad receives too much funding, the crossing guards become a force to be feared.

Krapopolis - "Wife Swamp" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Tyrannis returns from a quest with a girlfriend; Hippocampus, Stupendous, and Schlub fight and then befriend a species of wolves.

Bob's Burgers - "Fight at the Not Okay Chore-ral" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Linda and Bob suggest the kids do chores, the family ends up in a showdown.

Family Guy - "Fertilized Megg" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Meg agrees to be Bruce and Jeffery's surrogate, causing a pregnant Meg to annoy her family; when the couple fails to pick up the baby, the Griffins must take care of their new family member.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 25)

Friday, September 29

  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Amy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor) - Lea is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Nathan Lane (Only Murders in the Building/Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!/One of the Boys) - Nathan appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) and Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Margaret and Maria are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton will be on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete Series Night Court (1984-1992) - The Complete Series Family Matters - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Series ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition)

06/13 - Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete Series
06/13 - Night Court (1984-1992) - The Complete Series
07/18 - South Park - Seasons 21-25 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
07/25 - The Neighborhood - Season Five
07/25 - Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin - Season One
07/25 - Superstore - The Complete Series
08/22 - Back to Life - Season 1 / Season 2
08/29 - Smiling Friends - Season 1 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/05 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Sixth Season
09/12 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete Second Season
09/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-6 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/26 - Family Matters - The Complete Series
09/26 - Step by Step - The Complete Series
10/10 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Thirteen / The Complete Season Fourteen
10/17 - ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) (Shout! Factory Special Offers)
10/17 - Night Court (2023) - The Complete First Season
More Recent and Upcoming TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

09/30 - SitcomsOnline Digest: WGA Strike Officially Over; ABC Cancels Home Economics
09/29 - Lifetime Announces New Thrillers; Big Mouth Season 7 Trailer
09/28 - New Season of Wolf Like Me on Peacock; Max Original Animated Series Debuts October 19
09/27 - Moonlighting Coming to Hulu; Showtime Announces Date for The Curse
09/26 - Rick and Morty Season 7 Trailer; Fox's Krapopolis Debuts Well
09/25 - Laff Fall 2023 Schedule with Last Man Standing and Man with a Plan; Upload Returns October 20
09/24 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 25, 2023)
09/23 - SitcomsOnline Digest: An End on the Horizon for WGA Strike?; Hallmark Ready for Christmas
09/22 - The Santa Clauses Season 2 Launches November 8; CBS Alters Fall Schedule
09/21 - Penn & Teller: Fool Us Gets New Return Date; Netflix's Unicorn Academy Premieres November 2
09/20 - Paramount+ Announces Colin from Accounts; The Really Loud House Gets Halloween Movie
09/19 - The Simpsons Season 34 Streams October 11 on Disney+; Good Burger 2 Set for Holiday Season
09/18 - Hulu's Huluween and Disney+'s Hallowstream Line-Up; Shining Vale Returns October 13 on STARZ
09/17 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 18, 2023)
09/16 - SitcomsOnline Digest: ABC Cancels Wonder Years Reboot; Byron Allen Makes $10 Billion Offer to Buy ABC
09/15 - Antenna TV's Bewitched Halloween Marathon; Rewind TV's Sabrina the Teenage Witch-O-Ween Marathon
09/14 - Dancing with the Stars Season 32 Cast; BUZZR Celebrates 40 Years of Press Your Luck
09/13 - TBS Acquires Modern Family; The Frasier Awards on COZI TV
09/12 - Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen Gets CBS Late Night Run; Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy Special
09/11 - Matt Rife Gets Netflix Special; Star Trek Day and Kid Cudi Join Forces
09/10 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 11, 2023)
09/09 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Warner Bros. Television Suspends Deals with Top Creators; Fran Drescher Re-Elected President of SAG-AFTRA
09/08 - CBS Announces Hosts of Game Show; New Goosebumps Premieres Friday the 13th This October on Disney+ and Hulu
09/07 - MeTV Presents Svengoolie's Halloween BOOnanza!; The CW Moving Fall Comedies to Thursdays
09/06 - CBS to Air NCIS: Sydney This Fall; Fox Makes Fall Change
09/05 - TBS and TNT September Stunts Include Big Bang Theory Batman Day Marathon; Netflix UK Produced Series Updates
09/04 - TV Marathons on Labor Day 2023 Include Three's Company
09/03 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 4, 2023)
09/02 - SitcomsOnline Digest: No Third Season for How I Met Your Father; Spectrum Dispute with Disney Could Spell End of Cable
09/01 - September Is Anniversary Month on Hulu; Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Returns for Its 25th Anniversary
08/31 - Max's Original Comedy Series Starstruck Season 3 and Our Flag Means Death Season 2 Premiere Dates; AXS TV Announces Fall Programming Lineup
08/30 - The Partridge Family Coming to AXS TV Starting Oct. 2; CBS to Air A Tribute to Bob Barker Special Aug. 31, Marathon of Match Game Episodes to Air Sept. 2 on Game Show Network