24 Hours A Day Watching Old TV Shows!


That’s what you can do thanks to Me TV (channel 144 on my dial), Antenna TV (166), TV Land (Channel 85), Aspire (171), and Hallmark (84).

With this plethora of musty treasures on eternal repeat, you need never deal with the present again–except to maybe order food or go to the bathroom.

Here’s a sample daily schedule for you diehard nostalgia addicts who want to immerse yourselves in the past so maybe it’ll come out better this time.

I’ll list Me TV’s selection, then Antenna’s, then TV Land’s, then Aspire’s, in that order. And then I’ll add some Hallmark Channel action too

2 PM: Bonanza, Hazel, The Andy Griffith Show (TV Land from 1230 to 5 PM)

3 PM: The Big Valley, Dennis The Menace, The Waltons (Hallmark, till 5 PM)

4 PM: The Rockford Files, Leave It To Beaver, Soul Train

5 PM: Hogan’s Heroes, Adam-12, M*A*S*H, I Spy

6 PM: The Rifleman, Dragnet, M*A*S*H, The Bill Cosby Show, Little House on the Prairie (Hallmark, till 10 PM)

7 PM: M*A*S*H, Good Times, M*A*S*H, Julia

8 PM: The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour; M*A*S*H (TV Land), Sanford and Son (Aspire)

9 PM: More Lucy-Desi, All in the Family, Everybody Loves Raymond

10 PM: Cheers, Three’s a Crowd, Everybody Loves Raymond, The Flip Wilson Show, Frasier (Hallmark, till 1 A.M.)

11 PM: Twilight Zone, Too Close For Comfort

11:30 PM: Perry Mason (Me TV)

12: Alfred Hitchcock Presents (Antenna TV)

12:30 AM: The Untouchables (Me TV)

1 AM: The Burns and Allen Show (Antenna TV), Golden Girls (Hallmark)

1:30 AM: Peter Gunn (Me TV)

2 AM: Mission: Impossible, Jack Benny, Golden Girls (Hallmark)

And then there’s plenty more, especially since Me’s schedule varies from day to day.

In a week’s time, you can also catch Combat!, 12 O’Clock High, McHale’s Navy, Family Affair, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart, The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, and That Girl.

And did you notice how at 7 PM, you can flip back and forth between two channel’s showings of M*A*S*H?

Or maybe I–I mean you–should get a life?

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