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

Saturday, February 4

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 30)

Friday, February 3

  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Watch Eddie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place/Barry) - D'Arcy appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tyler James Williams (Abbott Elementary/Go On/Everybody Hates Chris) - Tyler is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (Murderville/Arrested Development/Flaked/The Millers/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Harrison Ford (Shrinking) - Harrison talks about the prequel series 1923 on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber/The Brian Benben Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell unpacks the new TV series Accused on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Killing It/Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office/Lucky) - Craig is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Grey (Red Oaks/It's Like, You Know...) - Jennifer talks about taking on the controversial role of religious leader and Christian diet guru in her Lifetime film Gwen Shamblin: Starving for Salvation on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita appears on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Connie Britton (SMILF/Lost at Home/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Spin City) - Connie talks about Dear Edward on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony discusses his "Get Real with Diabetes" campaign on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Ghosts - Season One Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Ten Growing Pains - The Complete Series

11/08 - Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/08 - Young Rock - Season Two (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/15 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven / The Complete Season Eight
11/22 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/29 - Ghosts - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
12/06 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection
12/13 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season
12/13 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/03 - Andy Richter Controls the Universe - The Complete Series (2023 Release)
01/27 - Master of None - Season Three / The Complete Series
02/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Nine / The Complete Season Ten
02/28 - Growing Pains - The Complete Series
More Recent and Upcoming TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

02/04 - SitcomsOnline Digest: New Episodes of King of the Hill and Futurama in the Horizon; Night Court and That '90s Show Get Second Seasons
02/03 - NBC Renews Night Court for Season 2; CBS and Fox Pick Up Dramas for 2023-24
02/02 - Paramount+ Begins Production on Frasier; Blindspotting Premieres 2nd Season in April
02/01 - Hulu to Revive King of the Hill; Apple TV+ Orders Season 3 of Acapulco
01/31 - Remembering Sitcom Legend Cindy Williams of Laverne & Shirley; HBO's The Last of Us Renewed for Season 2
01/30 - Paramount+ Series Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Launches Feb. 16; Remembering Lisa Loring of The Addams Family
01/29 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 30, 2023)
01/28 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Neil Patrick Harris Reprises Character on How I Met Your Father; Rick and Morty Co-Creator Fired From Series
01/27 - NBC Celebrates Carol Burnett's 90th Birthday in April; Fox Renews The Simpsons, Family Guy and Bob's Burgers for 2 Seasons Each; Remembering Yoshio Yoda of McHale's Navy and Carole Cook of The Lucy Show
01/26 - CBS Renews Bob Hearts Abishola for Season 5; Marc Maron HBO Special Premieres February 11
01/25 - BUZZR Wigs Out for Laughs on Friday; The CW's Comedic Launches
01/24 - CBS Renews The Neighborhood for Season 6; Lifetime's New February Ripped from the Headlines Movies Starring Chrishell Stause and Samantha Mathis
01/23 - OWN Acquires Insecure Starting in February; Season 2 of Bel-Air Gets Tatyana Ali to Recur
01/22 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 23, 2023)
01/21 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Night Court a Success for NBC; South Park Season 26 Premiere Date Set
01/20 - Amazon Freevee Orders The Pradeeps of Pittsburgh; ABC's 20th Anniversary of Jimmy Kimmel Live!
01/19 - TCA Winter 2023 Press Tour: Apple TV+; HBO's Rain Dogs Premieres March 6
01/18 - getTV Reveals Magnum P.I. Timeslot; Onyx Collective Bringing More Programming to Hulu
01/17 - TCA Winter 2023 Press Tour: Hulu, NBCUniversal; Antenna TV Valentine's Day Marathon
01/16 - Zoey 101 Movie Zoey 102 Coming Soon to Paramount+; Starz Picks Up Minx
01/15 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 16, 2023)
01/14 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Pair of Popular Broadcast Sitcoms Renewed for Third Season; Malcolm in the Middle Movie in the Works?
01/13 - TCA Winter 2023 Press Tour: FX; NBC Alters Midseason 2023 Schedule
01/12 - TCA Winter 2023 Press Tour: ABC/Freeform; Antenna TV's Designing Women Super Belle Special
01/11 - All in the Family Coming to MeTV; 80th Golden Globe Winners
01/10 - SAG Nominations Live on Instagram Live; Remembering Earl Boen of It's a Living and Adam Rich of Eight Is Enough
01/09 - Wednesday Is Netflix's Top Hit of the Year; CBS Renews Fire Country
01/08 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 9, 2023)
01/07 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Wednesday to Get Second Season at Netflix; Call Me Kat Pays Tribute to Leslie Jordan
01/06 - SNL Announces Guest Hosts, Including Aubrey Plaza; Paramount+ Orders Series Starring Nicole Kidman
01/05 - Stop-Motion Animated Series Shape Island Premieres January 20 on Apple TV+; ABC's New Year's Eve Coverage is Still Rockin'
01/04 - Full House Removed from MeTV; Return to Outer Banks for Season 3 on February 23 on Netflix