Me-TV and Me-Too fall schedules are out

Though it’s retroactive to last week, WWME-TV and WMEU-TV finally posted their fall schedules online on their website(which is still under construction.)New to the Me-TV lineup is Married… With Children (huh?) and That’70’s Show (since it’s a show made in the 1990’s and 2000’s set in the 1970’s, I guess it fits…) Hey, wasn’t Spike TV supposed to have exclusive […]

The Osbournes to head variety show

The Osbournes hosting a variety show? Yes, it’s true… Fox has ordered six episodes of a variety show hosted by Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly, and Jack from producer FremantleMedia, set to air next year. The Osbournes of course, headlined their own reality show on MTV from 2002 to 2005. Thought: Remember the last segment that aired on The Simpsons’ 138th Episode […]

Spike gets "Married" (and mysteries, too)

More cable news: Male-oriented cable network Spike has acquired the rights to air all 259 episodes of the former Fox comedy Married… With Children beginning in September in a deal worth $12 million. Married… was Fox’s first-ever prime time series (premiering on April 5, 1987), and was the first Fox sitcom to be sold in syndication. The deal with Sony […]

Three way battle for off-net supremacy

A big race is shaping up for off-network sitcom supremacy. Yours truly has been following the syndication business since 1984, and I haven’t seen a race like this since The Cosby Show, The Golden Girls, Roseanne, and Married… With Children were all battling for the crown in the early ’90’s. Three sitcoms – Warner’s Two and a Half Men, Twentieth’s […]