Classic TV diginet Antenna TV is shifting around their program schedule effective Monday July 17. Here are the weekday changes:
4PM The Partridge Family (replaces Good Times)
4:30 The Partridge Family (replaces Good Times)
5PM Three’s Company (replaces Sanford & Son)
5:30 Three’s Company (replaces Sanford & Son)
6PM Good Times (replaces All in the Family)
6:30 Good Times (replaces All in the Family)
8PM Sanford & Son (replaces 227)
8:30 Sanford & Son (replaces 227)
9PM All in the Family (replaces Three’s Company)
9:30 All in the Family (replaces Three’s Company)
12M Family Ties (M-Th/replaces Becker)
12:30 Family Ties (M-Th/replaces Becker)
3AM 227 (replaces What’s Happening!!)
3:30 227 (M-Th/replaces What’s Happening!!)
3:30 Burns and Allen (F/replaces The Addams Family)
4AM Becker (M-Th/replaces Mr. Belvedere)
4AM Burns and Allen (F/replaces The Addams Family)
4:30 Becker (M-Th/replaces Mr. Belvedere)
4:30 Burns and Allen (F/replaces The Addams Family)
Antenna TV is also tweaking their weekend schedule, including about 1/3 of their Sunday lineup.
Leaving the Antenna TV schedule are The Addams Family, Circus Boy, Dear John and What’s Happening!!
For more information, please visit Antenna TV’s website.
Cable-satellite network FETV (Family Entertainment Television) has ended their relationship with broadcast diginet COZI-TV and unveiled a new lineup of classic TV programming.
FETV had been simulcasting a significant amount of COZI programming, mostly on weekdays, since 2014. According to FETV General Manager Bill Airy, the license agreement with NBCUniversal-owned COZI expired and is not being renewed.
Here’s a look at the new FETV schedule, which launched in late June:
Weekdays (All times Eastern)
5AM The Roy Rogers Show
5:30 The Roy Rogers Show
6AM The Lone Ranger
6:30 The Lone Ranger
7-9AM Religious Programming
9AM The Roy Rogers Show
10AM Father Knows Best (starts end of July)
10:30 Father Knows Best (starts end of July)
1PM The Flying Nun
1:30 The Flying Nun
2PM One Day at a Time
2:30 One Day at a Time
3PM Designing Women
3:30 Designing Women
4PM Perry Mason
6PM The Roy Rogers Show
6:30 The Roy Rogers Show
7PM The Lone Ranger
7:30 The Lone Ranger
8PM Perry Mason
10PM T.J. Hooker
11PM Hart to Hart
12M Maude (Sun-Th)/The Lone Ranger (F)
12:30 Maude (Sun-Th)/The Lone Ranger (F)
1AM Barney Miller (Sun-Th)/The Roy Rogers Show (F)
1:30 Barney Miller (Sun-Th)/The Roy Rogers Show (F)
2AM Sergeant Preston of The Yukon (Sun-Th)/Lassie (F)
2:30 Sergeant Preston of The Yukon (Sun-Th)/Lassie (F)
3AM Lassie (Sun -Th)/Paid Programming (F)
3:30 Lassie (Sun-Th)/Paid Programming (F)
4AM The Lone Ranger (Sun-Th)/Paid Programming (F)
4:30 The Lone Ranger (Sun-Th)/Paid Programming (F)
FETV’s Saturday schedule is mostly classic TV, highlighted by a 7-hour block of The Lone Ranger from 11AM-6PM. Sundays are nearly all religious programming, although they are airing back-to-back episodes of Perry Mason and Matlock from 1-5PM.
FETV is a programming service of LeSEA Broadcasting Corporation of South Bend, Indiana. It’s available on AT&T U-verse (Channel 578), DirecTV (Channel 323) and Dish Network (Channel 82). For more information on FETV, please visit their Facebook page.
A reminder that COZI-TV is available for free on over-the-air broadcast stations reaching over 60% of the United States. To find an affiliate near you, check out the COZI-TV website.
We’ve lost more of our classic TV favorites recently. A sad farewell to:
- Actor-comedian-writer Bill Dana, best known for creating his José Jiménez character who appeared on such classics as The Danny Thomas Show (Make Room for Daddy) and The Ed Sullivan Show. The memorable character was also featured on the 1963-65 sitcom The Bill Dana Show
- Actor Jared Martin, who had a recurring role (Dusty) on the primetime soap Dallas. He also guested on such classics as CHiPs, Columbo and The Waltons
- Actress Dina Merrill, who appeared on numerous classic TV series dating back to the 1950s. Her credits included Batman, Bonanza, The F.B.I., Hawaii Five-O and The Love Boat
- English actor Sir Roger Moore, who played the title character Simon Templar on the British TV series The Saint from 1962-69. He’s also well-known for his starring role in 7 James Bond feature films.
- Actor-singer Michael Parks, who guested on shows like The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Gunsmoke and Perry Mason. He starred in the 1969-70 adventure series Then Came Bronson. He also had a memorable role as Jean Renault on the 1990-91 cult classic Twin Peaks
- English actor Peter Sallis, who appeared in all 295 episodes of the long-running Britcom Last of the Summer Wine (1973-2010)
- Actor-producer Roger Smith, who played private eye Jeff Spencer on the classic detective series 77 Sunset Strip. He was married to actress-singer Ann Margret for 50 years
- Actor Adam West, forever known for his title role on the iconic 1960s superhero series Batman. West also appeared on the crime drama series The Detectives and guested on countless classic shows like 77 Sunset Strip, Bonanza, Emergency!, Mannix, The Outer Limits and Perry Mason. Most recently, he voiced the character of Mayor Adam West on the animated sitcom Family Guy.