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Old 07-28-2010, 02:08 PM   #1
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WGN America Fall 2010 --

BLOG STORY: http://blog.sitcomsonline.com/2010/0...edule-tca.html

All times EASTERN

Schedule Changes ONLY:

Week of September 6 ONLY
Sept. 6-10
5:00AM The Cosby Show (replaces Reno 911)

Friday, Sept. 11
4:00AM Becker (replaces Chappelle's Show)
4:30AM The Cosby Show (replaces Chappelle's Show)

Weekdays, Effective Monday, September 13
8:00AM & 8:30AM The Beverly Hillbillies (replaces AFV)
9:00AM Matlock (replaces 7th Heaven)
2:00PM Walker, Texas Ranger (replaces Beverly Hillbillies 2x)
3:00PM Walker, Texas Ranger (replaces I Dream of Jeannie 2x)
4:00PM I Dream of Jeannie (replaces Bewitched)
6:00PM & 6:30PM America's Funniest Home Videos (replaces Becker)
7:00PM & 7:30PM Dharma & Greg Mon-Thurs; Old Christine (Fri) (all replaces AFV)
8:00PM & 8:30PM The New Adventures of Old Christine (Mon-Wed, Fri, replaces Various); WWE Superstars (Thurs)
9:00PM Curb Your Enthusiasm (replaces Various)
9:30PM Entourage (replaces Various)
11:00PM & 11:30PM How I Met Your Mother (Tues-Fri, replaces Scrubs)
12:00AM & 12:30AM Scrubs (replaces South Park Mon-Wed, Fri and WWE Thurs)
1:00AM & 1:30AM South Park (Mon-Wed, Fri replaces Star Trek: TNG) / WWE Superstars (Thurs replaces ST: TNG)
2:00AM Entourage (replaces Bob & Tom Show)
2:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm (replaces Bob & Tom Show)
4:00AM Star Trek: The Next Generation (replaces Becker/Cosby Show)
5:00AM America's Funniest Home Videos (replaces Cosby Show/Paid Programming)

Saturdays, Effective Saturday, September 18
9:00AM In the Heat of the Night (replaces Paid Programming)
10:00AM Matlock (replaces Paid Programming)
11:00AM Walker, Texas Ranger (replaces Paid Programming)
12:00PM Walker, Texas Ranger (replaces Paid Programming)
4:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent (replaces Legend of the Seeker)
5:00PM Bones (replaces Legend of the Seeker)
11:00PM & 11:30PM How I Met Your Mother (replaces Scrubs)
12:00AM Entourage (replaces Movie)
12:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm (replaces Movie)
1:00AM & 1:30AM South Park (replaces Movie)
4:00AM & 5:00AM Legend of the Seeker (replaces Movie)

Sundays, Effective Sunday, September 19
10:00AM Drive in Theatre Movie (replaces Paid Programming/Hollywood & Dine/Cultivating Life)
12:00PM & 12:30PM Dharma & Greg (replaces WWE Superstars) -- THIS WEEK ONLY
7:00PM & 7:30PM Old Christine (replaces Cosby Show)
8:00PM-10:00PM How I Met Your Mother (replaces Newhart 2x/Barney Miller 2x)
11:00PM & 12:00AM Boston Legal (replaces Cheers 2x/Becker 2x) -- THIS WEEK ONLY
1:00AM & 1:30AM South Park (replaces Barney Miller) -- THIS WEEK ONLY
2:00AM Movie (replaces Cosby Show 4x)

Saturdays, Effective Saturday, September 25
5:00PM & 6:00PM The Unit
7:00PM & 8:00PM Bones
9:00PM Curb Your Enthusiasm
9:30PM Entourage

Sundays, Effective Sunday, September 26
6:00PM & 6:30PM Dharma & Greg -- THIS WEEK ONLY
11:00PM-2:00AM Monk (replaces Boston Legal 2x/South Park 2x)

Weekdays, Effective Monday, September 27
9:00PM How I Met Your Mother (replaces Curb Your Enthusiasm) (New Adventures of Old Christine on Mondays)
9:30PM How I Met Your Mother (replaces Entourage) (New Adventures of Old Christine on Mondays)
11:00PM Scrubs (replaces How I Met Your Mother)
11:30PM Scrubs (replaces How I Met Your Mother)
12:00AM South Park (replaces Scrubs) (WWE Superstars encore on Thurs)
12:30AM South Park (replaces Scrubs) (WWE Superstars encore cont. on Thurs)
1:00AM Entourage (replaces South Park)
1:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm (replaces South Park)

Saturdays, Effective Saturday, October 2
9:00PM America's Funniest Home Videos (replaces Curb Your Enthusiasm/Entourage)
12:00AM South Park (replaces Entourage)
12:30AM South Park (replaces Curb Your Enthusiasm)
1:00AM Entourage (replaces South Park)
1:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm (replaces South Park)
2:00AM Entourage (replaces Movie)
2:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm (replaces Movie cont.)
3:00AM South Park (replaces Movie cont.)
3:30AM South Park (replaces Movie cont.)

Sundays, Effective Sunday, October 3
5:00PM & 5:30PM Scrubs
6:00PM & 6:30PM Just Shoot Me!

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Full schedule by Monday, October 4 (after baseball)


What's new: Walker Texas Ranger, Curb Your Enthusiasm, How I Met Your Mother, Old Christine, Entourage, Dharma & Greg, Monk, The Unit, Just Shoot Me!
What's gone: Newhart, Barney Miller, Reno 911, Chappelle's Show, 7th Heaven, Cosby Show, Becker, Boston Legal, Bob & Tom Show, Toni On!, Smash Cuts, Hollywood & Dine, Cultivating Life

Weekdays
8:00AM The Beverly Hillbillies
8:30AM The Beverly Hillbillies
9:00AM Matlock
10:00AM Matlock
11:00AM In the Heat of the Night
12:00PM In the Heat of the Night
1:00PM WGN News at Noon
2:00PM Walker, Texas Ranger
3:00PM Walker, Texas Ranger
4:00PM I Dream of Jeannie
4:30PM Bewitched
5:00PM Cheers
5:30PM Cheers
6:00PM America's Funniest Home Videos
7:00PM Dharma & Greg
7:30PM Dharma & Greg
8:00PM New Adventures of Old Christine (WWE Superstars on Thurs)
8:30PM New Adventures of Old Christine (WWE Superstars cont. on Thurs)
9:00PM How I Met Your Mother (New Adventures of Old Christine on Mondays)
9:30PM How I Met Your Mother (New Adventures of Old Christine on Mondays)
10:00PM WGN News at Nine
11:00PM Scrubs
11:30PM Scrubs
12:00AM South Park (WWE Superstars encore on Thurs)
12:30AM South Park (WWE Superstars encore cont. on Thurs)
1:00AM Entourage
1:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm
2:00AM Entourage
2:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm
3:00AM Paid Programming
4:00AM Star Trek: The Next Generation
5:00AM America's Funniest Home Videos

Saturdays
6:00am Singstation!
6:30am-9:00am Paid Programming
9:00AM In the Heat of the Night
10:00AM In the Heat of the Night
11:00AM Walker, Texas Ranger
12:00PM Walker, Texas Ranger
1:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent
3:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent
4:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent
5:00PM Law & Order: Criminal Intent
6:00PM The Unit
7:00PM Bones
8:00PM Bones
9:00PM America's Funniest Home Videos
10:00PM WGN News at Nine
11:00PM How I Met Your Mother
11:30PM How I Met Your Mother
12:00AM South Park
12:30AM South Park
1:00AM Entourage
1:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm
2:00AM Entourage
2:30AM Curb Your Enthusiasm
3:00AM South Park
3:30AM South Park
4:00AM Movie

Sundays
10:00AM America's Funniest Home Videos
11:00AM Movie
1:00PM Movie
3:00PM Movie
5:00PM Scrubs
5:30PM Scrubs
6:00pm Just Shoot Me!
6:30pm Just Shoot Me!
7:00PM New Adventures of Old Christine
7:30PM New Adventures of Old Christine
8:00PM How I Met Your Mother
8:30PM How I Met Your Mother
9:00PM How I Met Your Mother
9:30PM How I Met Your Mother
10:00PM WGN News at Nine
11:00PM Monk
12:00AM Monk
1:00AM Monk
2:00AM Movie
4:00AM Movie

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Marathons:


- Coach College Football Weekend Kick-Off
Sunday, August 29, 2010
5pm-10pm ET and 11pm-4am ET


- Becker and Cosby Show Farewell
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Say goodbye to Becker with a block from 6-8pm and the last airing from 1-2am. Cosby Show says goodbye from 2-4am.


- Curb Your Enthusiasm Mini-Marathon Launch
Sunday, September 12, 2010
8-10pm ET and 11pm-1am ET
WGN America welcomes Larry David and company to the network with a launch marathon.



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Old 07-28-2010, 02:10 PM   #2
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Awesome! I hope How I Met Your Mother gets a good time slot!
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Looks pretty good. I'm glad they straightened the late night schedule out, it was always a mess. Good to see Chapelle, Bob & Tom, Reno 911, etc gone. Didn't even know JSM! aired on WGN! It's not a surprise to see Retro Night gone. I don't get WGN, but if I did, I probably wouldn't watch much.

Two interesting things, they will not air The Cosby Show anymore, meaning it is on no national outlet, and 7th Heaven will not be nationally aired. Becker, another WGN longtime staple, is gone as well.
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Just Shoot Me! is new and they are getting rights in fall from Program Exchange. TBS has the series through Sony. TV Land/Comedy Central lost rights, but they had it through PE. Coach is the same way...USA has it through Universal, and WGN has it through PE. I think Bewitched is the same way, too (TV Land through PE/WGN through Sony).

Addams Family filler airing is interesting.
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That sucks that Retro night is leaving.
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WGN showed so much promise two years ago and now this. Sucks to see Newhart and Barney Miller and the whole retro night gone. At least the Jeannie/Bewitched/Cheers block stays in tact weekdays. Moving Star Trek: TNG to 4AM kills any chance I have of seeing it on this network, they could have aired it at noon instead of one of the Heat of the Night episodes. 7th Heaven leaving is sad but I didn't see it much at 9AM anyway. I am looking forward to the Coach marathon at least.
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So, let's see, of the shows I watch with any remote degree of regularity: Matlock, In the Heat of the Night, Cosby Show, Boston Legal, Cheers, Barney Miller, Newhart, and Star Trek: TNG:

Four are gone (Cosby Show, Newhart, Barney Miller, Boston Legal, one is downgraded SEVERELY (Trek), two are left alone (Matlock, Heat), and one is upgraded. (Cheers).

Meanwhile, what stuff of interest is being added is either almost assuredly going to be edited to the point of being worthless (Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm), can usually be watched elsewhere (How I Met Your Mother, Monk) or I outright don't care about (the rest).

WONDERFUL changes there, WGN. That's really going to keep ME watching.
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It's a pretty good,halfway decent schedule.It's a shame they are going to jettison(get rid of)Outta Site Retro Night,but I'm not WGN's programmer.Remember last year on Halloween weekend,WGN aired "The Munsters" and "The Addams Family"?Maybe they'll do it again this year,since they are going to air one episode of "The Addams Family",as filler,(and,as I've said before)but it would be nice if they could air both because there are plenty of both shows that are non-Halloweeen based.As for "Newhart"and "Barney Miller",it's a shame they won't be around in the fall.As for "The Beverly Hillbillies",(thank heavens they air the Very good Black and White episodes)"I Dream of Jeannie"(they air the black and white episodes),and "Bewitched"(I wish WGN would get the rights to the excellent black and white episodes,maybe they will-only time will tell)it's good to see them back.
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The shows on WGN that I like are The Beverly Hillbillies, Matlock, In the Heat of the Night, Walker Texas Ranger, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie , Cheers, Bones and Monk. They should have more retro shows though.
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I think they've done a good job with their schedule. Sad to see Outta Sights Retro Night be taken away and Newhart and Barney Miller go but at least they still air Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, and Cheers in very solid timeslots, so no complaints there. Also, Beverly Hillbillies is airing as are some of the older dramas.

Like many have mentioned, crazy how Cosby Show went from overkill to having no national cable airings come fall after it has expired from N@N, TV Land, and WGN America. Unbelievable!

But, overall, their schedule is very good. Goes from classic sitcoms and dramas to new programming in the primetime hours. Glad we won't have to see any 3 hour AFV megathons anymore!
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It seems like WGN America can't quite figure out what it is.

Does anyone know if the local stations will also have double-runs daily of the Christine, Entourage and Curb reruns?
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Just Shoot Me! is new and they are getting rights in fall from Program Exchange. TBS has the series through Sony. TV Land/Comedy Central lost rights, but they had it through PE. Coach is the same way...USA has it through Universal, and WGN has it through PE. I think Bewitched is the same way, too (TV Land through PE/WGN through Sony).

Addams Family filler airing is interesting.
Ah, OK. I think you had forgotten to put it as a new show at the moment of my typing.

I like what WGN is doing - they have a little bit of everything. I don't think there is much to figure out. They are an all-around network. The channel has some much needed variety in today's cable world.
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I am not too happy. First of all, I am very disappointed to see that the Cosby Show is leaving all cable and will not be airing anywhere. Second of all, I was lied to by various people on different websites that claimed the Brady Bunch was coming WGN after it left TV Land, and that Happy Days was returning this fall along with Laverne and Shirley. No where on here do I see anything about those shows, so I probably won't be watching WGN.
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Don't believe rumors. Brady Bunch, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley were never coming. Some people with so much free time probably posted it on Wikipedia.
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OK I give up...why does WGN still show LOCAL CHICAGO NEWS on their nationwide WGN America network? A way for WGN to "show off Chicago"?

I just don't think that there is much of an auidence for local Chicago news to be seen nationwide. How many people in Phoenix really care about local Chicago weather or traffic on I-90? Now before one says "..why there are people who have ties to the area who no longer live in Chicago..". Fine but these people can check out Chicago happenings such as news and weather online now. Why waste time on WGN America for this?

Besides WGN already offers a local channel in Chicago for their audience..that is where ALL of WGN Newscasts should be located at.
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