Tuned In: Bewitched 50th Anniversary Marathon, Here’s Lucy Returns

  • National classic TV diginet Antenna TV will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bewitched (1964-72) with a 50 episode marathon this September. The 25-hour marathon will be hosted by Erin Murphy, who played daughter Tabitha Stephens on the hit ABC sitcom. The marathon starts Saturday September 12 at 1PM Eastern. For more info and a list of episodes, click here.
  • Great news for Lucy fans! Lucille Ball’s third and final CBS sitcom Here’s Lucy is coming to national digital network Cozi TV. Cozi will air back-to-back episodes of the 1968-74 comedy weekdays from 4-5PM Eastern. It replaces Make Room for Daddy, which moves to 6-7PM. The Real McCoys is leaving the schedule.
  • A new version of classic hidden camera show Candid Camera is launching on cable network TV Land. Allen Funt was the creator and host of Candid Camera, which debuted way back in 1948. Allen’s son Peter will host the new incarnation, which starts August 11. He’ll be joined by co-host Mayim Bialik (Blossom, The Big Bang Theory).

  • Another TV classic may be returning to the airwaves. FremantleMedia (Let’s Make A Deal, The Price Is Right) is reportedly shopping a primetime revival of the celebrity panel game show To Tell The Truth to the broadcast networks. The original TTTT debuted in 1956.
  • Veteran television writer-producer Wilton Schiller has died. Schiller worked on such TV classics as The Adventures of Superman, Ben Casey, The Fugitive, Mannix and The Six Million Dollar Man. The 95-year-old Schiller died July 27 in California.

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