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|02-11-2006, 12:37 PM||#1|
SO News/Reviews Director
TV Land April 2006 -- Living in TV Land continues; Bonanza/Gunsmoke Weekend Marathon
TV Land April 2006 --
Regular schedule changes:
Effective Tuesday, April 18:
***CHANGES LISTED ONLY***
6:00AM Gunsmoke (replaces Highway to Heaven)
8:00AM MacGyver (replaces Gunsmoke)
1:00PM All in the Family (replaces TV Land Crimestoppers Block)
1:30PM Sanford & Son (replaces TV Land Crimestoppers Block cont.)
2:00PM The A-Team (replaces TV Land Crimestoppers Block cont.)
2:00AM Miami Vice (replaces Mini Marathons)
3:00AM Night Court (replaces Mini Marathons cont.)
3:30AM Wings (replaces Mini Marathons cont.)
4:00AM Little House on the Prairie (replaces Cheers/Wings)
5:00AM Highway to Heaven (replaces Little House on the Prairie)
NOTE: 3-6AM Tuesday original encores block will REMAIN.
TV Land Originals Saturday Morning Encores:
Saturdays 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET/PT AND Tuesday nights 3:00 AM to 6:00AM ET/PT
Tuesday, April 4
3:00am TV Land Confidential #002
3:30am TV Land Confidential #005
4:00am Top 10 All in the Family
5:00am 60 Minutes Interviews Jerry Seinfeld #004
5:30am 60 Minutes Interviews Robin Williams #005
Saturday, April 8 (re-airs Tues. April 11 3-6a)
9:00AM TV Guide Unexpected Moments: #3
10:00AM TV Land Moguls: #5
11:00AM TV Land Top 10: #1 TV Dads
11:30AM Living in TV Land: #3 Barry Williams
Saturday, April 15
pre-empted What's Happening/What's Happening Now marathon
Tuesday, April 18
3:00AM TV Guide Unexpected Moments: #4
4:00AM TV Land Moguls: #6
5:00AM TV Land Top 10: #2 Andy Griffith
5:30AM Living in TV Land: #4 Adam West
Saturday, April 22
pre-empted for Bonanza/Gunsmoke weekend marathon
Tuesday, April 25
3:00AM TV Guide Unexpected Moments: #5
4:00AM TV Land Moguls: #3
5:00AM TV Land Moguls: #4
Saturday, April 29
-pre-empted Miami Vice marathon
Tuesday, May 2
3:00AM TV Land Top 10: #5 Perfect Tens - the Women
4:00AM TV Land Top 10: #9 - Sexiest Stars - The Men
5:00AM 60 Minutes Interviews: #19 Harry Belefonte
5:30AM Living in TV Land: #6 Sherman Hemsley
Specials & Marathons
- Bonanza and Gunsmoke Weekend Marathon
Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2006
6:00 a.m. April 22 thru 6:00 a.m. April 24
Is 14 hours enough for TV Land Goes West? TV Land doesn’t think so either. That’s why we’re devoting this entire weekend to Bonanza and Gunsmoke! And guess what? The viewers get to pick the episodes! Don’t miss out on all the exciting frontier adventures!
Bonanza on Saturday, April 22, 2006 and Gunsmoke on Sunday, April 23, 2006.
- Living in TV Land
Premiered Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Wednesdays 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
(Encores at 1am)
TV Land continues to roll out its slate of originals this quarter and invites viewers to “spend a day in the life” with some of television’s most recognizable stars when it premieres Living in TV Land with a special sneak peak episode featuring William Shatner, immediately following the 2006 TV Land Awards show.
Watch as Living in TV Land follows Classic TV stars away from the sound stages and studios, outside the roles that made them famous and into the roles of their daily lives when they are not acting and are being themselves.
Upcoming stars featured are Barry Williams, Fred Willard, Sherman Hemsley, and Davy Jones.
April lineup: Wednesdays April 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th 10:00pm – 10:30pm (Encore at 1am)
Wednesday, April 5 - #003 Barry Williams PLUS Brady Bunch surround sound
8:00pm Brady Bunch #43 – Our Son, the Man
Greg insists that he needs privacy, including in his own bedroom. Mike turns over his den to Greg to become a mod pad.
8:30pm Brady Bunch #66 – Dough-Re-Mi
Greg dreams of getting rich with a song he wrote, but needs $150 to pay for the recording session. Peter suggests that the six Brady kids do the vocals since family groups are so successful. The plan goes sour when Peter's voice changes and they can't reset the recording date.
9:00pm Brady Bunch #84 – Greg’s Triangle
Jennifer, Greg’s new steady, is Marcia’s competition for head cheerleader of the high school. Greg’s problem is that he is head of the judging committee.
9:30pm Brady Bunch #96 – Adios Johnny Bravo
The Brady kids audition their act for a television amateur show and Greg is spotted by a musical agent who wants to sign him up. But the agent doesn’t want all of the Bradys, just Greg.
10:00pm Living in TV Land: Barry Williams
In the 35 years since he played America's favorite older brother "Greg" in The Brady Bunch, Barry Williams has maintained a successful career on Broadway, TV, film and radio. Some of Barry's TV Land friends help him prepare for his moment of truth - and point out the similarities between actor Barry and character Greg. Featured guests include Brady castmates Christopher Knight ("Peter") and Susan Olsen ("Cindy"), Mackenzie Phillips ("Julie" from One Day at a Time), Jeff Conaway ("Bobby" from Taxi) and Julie McCullough ("Julie" from Growing Pains).
10:30pm Brady Bunch #26 – The Drop Out
Greg is obsessed with becoming a big league pitcher and when Don Drysdale encourages him, he’s ready to give up everything else, including school.
Wednesday, April 12 - #004 Adam West
10:00pm Living in TV Land: Adam West
Spend a day in the life with Adam West, former Batman and currently the voice of Mayor Adam West on “Family Guy.”
Wednesday, April 19 - #002 Fred Willard
10:00pm Living in TV Land: Fred Willard
Watch as Fred Willard, featured in numerous movies such as “Best in Show” and “Anchorman” prepares for the Emmy Awards, of which he is nominated for his guest starring role on “Everybody Loves Raymond.”
Wednesday, April 26 - #006 Sherman Hemsley PLUS All in the Family surround sound
8:00pm All in the Family #67 – Henry’s Farewell
Henry Jefferson’s station in life is taking a giant step upward and Archie if filled with mixed emotions about the situation.
8:30pm All in the Family #81 – Lionel’s Engagement
Remember the Alamo? Well, that was nothing compared to the battle taking place at the Jefferson’s home when George learns that Archie will be among the guests at Lionel’s engagement party.
9:00pm All in the Family #84 – Pay the Twenty Dollars
George Jefferson discovers that Archie has paid him with a phony 20-dollar bill and demands an explanation.
9:30pm All in the Family #97 – George and Archie Make a Deal
Politics make strange bedfellows when George finds himself in the uncomfortable position of having to be nice to Archie.
10:00pm Living in TV Land: Sherman Hemsley
This episode of “Living In TV Land” follows sitcom star Sherman Hemsley (The Jeffersons, Amen) as he puts together a band to play some of his original music, makes an appearance at a Hollywood collectors show and gets hoodwinked into cooking dinner for his former cast mates by his “Jeffersons” co-star and close friend actress Marla Gibbs.
Appearing in this episode are Sally Struthers, Marla Gibbs, Stanley Livingston, Bianca Lawson, Dorien Wilson, Sally Stevens, Jay North, Elvira, Ned Wertimer, Clifton Davis, Roz Ryan, Barbara Montgomery, Anna Maria Horsford, Damon Evans and Berlinda Tolbert.
10:30pm All in the Family #103 – The Jeffersons Move Up
The Jeffersons move to an expensive East Side apartment as George prepares to open his third cleaning store.
- 48 Hour Marathons Return
Saturday and Sundays effective April 15 and 16, 2006
48 Hour Weekend Marathon returns to TV Land on April 15 and 16 until further notice.
April 15-16: What's Happening/What's Happening Now!!
April 22-23: Gunsmoke/Bonanza
April 29-30: Miami Vice
May 6-7: Good Times
May 13-14: The Brady Bunch
May 20-21: The Andy Griffith Show
May 27-28: Bonanza 6a-6p/Little House 6p-6a
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Last edited by Pavan : 04-15-2006 at 01:40 PM.
|02-14-2006, 11:30 PM||#2|
SO News/Reviews Director
TV LAND BOLDLY GOES WHERE NO NETWORK HAS GONE BEFORE...
Network to Debut Living in TV Land: William Shatner in Concert on Wednesday, March 22 Immediately Following The 4th Annual TV Land Awards
Series to Begin Airing in Its Regularly Scheduled Timeslot of 10 p.m. ET/PT with Episodes Following Barry Williams, Fred Willard,
Sherman Hemsley, Adam West and Davy Jones.
Santa Monica, CA, February 14, 2006 -- Boldly going where no network has gone before, TV Land will begin airing new installments of Living in TV Land on Wednesday, March 22 with Living in TV Land: William Shatner in Concert. This 60-minute sneak peek at the series offers an intimate look at Emmy Award-winner and pop culture icon William Shatner as he walks viewers through television's first musical-reality hybrid show combining musical performances with segments exploring the reality of his every day life. TV Land will air an encore presentation of this episode on Wednesday, March 29 in its regularly scheduled timeslot of 10 p.m. and the series will air as half-hour installments through May 3, 2006.
Living in TV Land began as a special in August 2004 with Living in TV Land: Dick Van Patten, a tongue-in-cheek look at a day in the life of the Eight is Enough star. The series takes a look at the daily ins and outs of Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch); Fred Willard (Fernwood 2Nite, "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,") Sherman Hemsley (The Jeffersons), Adam West (Batman) and Davy Jones (The Monkees).
Living in TV Land: William Shatner in Concert is executive produced by Windmill Entertainment's Craig J. Nevius. George Moll executive produced Living in TV Land: Barry Williams, Fred Willard, Adam West and Davy Jones. Living in TV Land: Sherman Hemsley is executive produced by Bob Illes and Gary Shimokawa (Two Boys From Troy Productions).
"We are thrilled to be able to bring our viewers this intimate look at William Shatner, who has personified television heroes for the last forty years" states Sal Maniaci, Senior Vice President, Development and Original Production, TV Land and Nick at Nite. "Living in TV Land provides a candidly honest look at these actors and icons that we never really get to see."
Backed by rock & roll piano man Ben Folds, William Shatner takes the stage in front of a live audience to perform biographical songs from his recent album entitled Has Been. The spoken-word songs provide musical bridges which take viewers into the reality of his everyday life. Cameras follow Shatner through his various life events including the Emmy Awards where he won for best supporting actor, Las Vegas for a Star Trek convention, the set of Boston Legal, a Hollywood horse show for a riding competition and even to a maternity ward where he becomes a grandfather. In addition to appearances by Candice Bergen, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart and Kate Mulgrew, Living in TV Land: William Shatner in Concert boasts performances with rocker Joe Jackson and country superstar Brad Paisley.
The series roll-out is as follows (all times on Wednesday's at 10 p.m. ET/PT):
Wednesday, March 29
Encore presentation of Living in TV Land: William Shatner in Concert
Wednesday, April 5
Living in TV Land: Barry Williams
In the 35 years since he played America's favorite older brother, "Greg Brady," on The Brady Bunch, Barry Williams has maintained a successful career on Broadway, TV, film and radio, TV Land cameras capture Williams when the devoted baseball fan is offered the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Dodgers Stadium. As he pulls out his baseball mitt and prepares for his moment of truth, his TV Land friends stop by to help support him. Also appearing in this installment are: Brady castmates Christopher Knight and Susan Olsen, Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time), Jeff Conaway (Taxi) and Julie McCullough (Growing Pains).
Wednesday, April 12
Living in TV Land: Adam West
In this episode of Living in TV Land, Adam West faces a nemesis he can't drop with a resounding POW! TV Land cameras follow his appearance on a top-rated morning show, where he meets TV and radio personality Ralph Garman, one of Adam's biggest fans. When Ralph shows Adam his genuine Batman cowl, Adam pegs it for a knock-off. Ralph is crushed - until Adam mentions he has an authentic cowl at his home in Idaho. When Ralph asks Adam if he would try on the real cowl and pose for a picture, Adam refuses. But superfan Ralph knows that Adam West never turns down a challenge. So he throws down the gauntlet, challenging Adam to any contest the Batman star chooses. Adam, an expert angler, chooses a fly-fishing competition, and Ralph chooses the location. From the moment the contest is set, Adam is obsessed, whether he's doing voice work for The Family Guy or visiting the Batmobile and his most famous "Catwoman," Julie Newmar. Even the tranquility of his home in Sun Valley, Idaho is thrown off by a needling phone call from Ralph claiming he's found a fishing hole that's sure to give him a "home field advantage."
Wednesday, April 19
Living in TV Land: Fred Willard
Fred Willard (Fernwood 2Nite, "Best in Show," "Anchorman") is honored with an Emmy nomination for his role on the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. TV Land cameras follow Fred's every move through the frantic days leading up to television's biggest night to the red carpet to after The Emmys take place. As his schedule gets busier in the days leading up to the Emmy Awards, the pressure of the nomination starts to take its toll, but Fred's friends and co-stars are there to offer him support. Ray Romano, Brad Garrett, Peter Boyle (Everybody Loves Raymond); Martin Mull (Fernwood 2Nite); John Goodman (Roseanne); Joanne Worley (Laugh In) and George Wendt (Cheers) all make appearances in this installment.
Wednesday, April 26
Living in TV Land: Sherman Hemsley
Sitcom star Sherman Hemsley (The Jeffersons, Amen) puts together a band to play some of his original music, makes an appearance at a Hollywood collectors show and gets hoodwinked into cooking dinner for his former castmates and friends by his Jeffersons co-star and close friend Marla Gibbs in this episode of Living in TV Land. Appearing in this episode are also: Sally Struthers (All in the Family), Stanley Livingston (My Three Sons), Jay North (Dennis the Menace), Cassandra Peterson (Elvira), Berlinda Tolbert (The Jeffersons) and Amen's Anna Maria Horsford, Clifton Davis and Roz Ryan.
Wednesday, May 3
Living in TV Land: Davy Jones
Best known as an entertainer and pop idol, what most fans don't know about Davy Jones is that he has a passion for horses as the owner of an entire stable of racing thoroughbreds. TV Land cameras follow Davy on his rural Pennsylvania stable as he trains his favorite horse, T.E. Jones for the most important race of his young career. Viewers also get a peek into Davy's everyday routine in Pennsylvania, watch as he sorts through photos and memorabilia to go into the Davy Jones Museum and finally travel to Kentucky with him for T.E. Jones' big day.
TV Land and all related logos and titles are trademarks of Viacom International, Inc.
TV Land Productions was created in 2003 to develop original programming that complements the network's successful acquired programming slate. TV Land Productions has also produced The TV Land Awards Show: A Celebration of Classic TV (March 2003, 2004 and 2005), the Emmy-nominated The Dick Van Dyke Show, Revisited, the network's first original special for broadcast, which premiered on CBS in May 2004, the Emmy-nominated Still Brady...After All These Years reunion special in September
2004 and Chasing Farrah (Spring 2005), the original reality series that followed iconic Hollywood actress and sex symbol Farrah Fawcett. Over the last year, the network premiered a variety of original series and specials in 2005 including: Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink, TV Guide and TV Land Present: The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments, Living in TV Land, TV Land Confidential and Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg. For more information about TV Land's original Wednesday night line-ups, visit www.tvland.com .
|02-15-2006, 11:32 AM||#4|
SO News/Reviews Director
It was decided nothing was needed.
|02-15-2006, 11:39 AM||#5|
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Isn't there a Gunsmoke and Bonanza marathon every weeekend?
|02-15-2006, 11:45 AM||#6|
Wow. That sucks. They went all out for their 5th anniversary in 2001. And now nothing? Pure laziness.
Is there even going to be mention of the fact that TV Land is 10 years old?
|02-22-2006, 08:08 PM||#12|
Honestly,TVLand should celebrate their 10th anniversary. Whether it be a 48 hour weekend marathon or even a 2 to 5 day marathon in primetime featuring the best of what TVLand has aired for the past 10 years, it would be fine with me. As long as they celebrate in some way. I mean they should not be ignoring their 10th anniversary. If they do, they are stupid and have a real serious problem.
Now here's what makes no sense about TVLand. Most of you who read this will understand where im coming from and hopefully agree with me. This is only an example of how TVLand operates.
They will not have a marathon to celebrate their 10th anniversary, but if next month, they decided to change the look of a box of Cracker Jacks, they will air a 4 to 6 episode marathon in primetime of TV characters eating Cracker Jacks. What a stupid and retarded excuse for a marathon. A marathon like this is not as important as having a marathon to celebrate their 10th anniversary.
Here’s another good example
Back in November 2004, TVLand aired “Baywatch” for a 48 hour weekend marathon to promote “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie” in which David Hasselhoff had a small role in. What was the point in airing this marathon? This was a stupid, retarded, and pointless excuse for a marathon. The show aired on Spike TV and TVLand had no right to borrow the show from Spike TV for a marathon that was not even worth airing. There was really no reason for any kind of marathon of “Baywatch” to promote “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie” since David Hasselhoff had a small role in the movie. But if they really wanted to air a marathon to promote the movie in the worst way, Spike TV should of aired a marathon, NOT TVLand. TVLand just wants the credit for everything.
This goes to show you TVLand does not know how to run a channel the right way. This is why TVLand is going downhill. Also, the reality programs and original series on TVLand are getting way out of hand. TVLand has to really stop airing these reality programs and original series. The only good one they aired that was worth watching and was very good was "Alf's Hit Talk Show" since im a big Alf fan. The rest were bad and not worth watching. They also should take off their schedule permanently "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Good Times". Those are the two worst shows on TVLand and in all of television and have already been rerun to death by TVLand. What gets me mad about these two shows is every time TVLand has an original series that they can't get good ratings for, these two shows have to get aired like five or six times a night and all other shows have to be pre-empted. An example is when they aired "Sitdown Comedy With David Steinberg". "Sitdown Comedy With David Steinberg" was so bad and not worth watching that there was no use for even airing any show whether I like it or not five or six times on the night it was going to air to get the ratings up. It was the second worst TVLand original series. The number 1 and worst out of all the TVLand original series is "Chasing Farrah".
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|03-10-2006, 01:11 AM||#13|
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That doesnt make any sense to me either... 10 years and not anything.
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