Classic TV Valentines

(Above: Joanna Kerns, celebrating her 65th birthday today, February 12, stars as the mom in Antenna TV’s ‘Growing Pains,’ airing at 7 pm ET on Valentine’s Day)

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, over-the-air channel Antenna TV will present love-themed episodes of its regular classic TV lineup – ranging from a 1953 Burns and Allen to a 1999 Becker.

The 23-hour “Valentine’s Day Romantic Retreat” marathon kicks off at 5 am ET Wednesday morning, running through 4 am on Thursday. Along the way, you can see two episodes actually titled “Valentine’s Day” – Head of the Class (1987) and Mr. Belvedere (1986) – as well as Gimme a Break’sValentine” (1984) and Alice’s My Funny Valentine Tux” (1980). Antenna TV’s primetime lineup includes Three’s Company, Soap, Benson, Wings and Murphy Brown.

For Antenna TVs complete Valentine’s Day lineup, visit the channel’s schedule page.

Here’s one of the offerings, via YouTube:

You can watch Antenna TV for free even if you don’t subscribe to cable, satellite or telco TV by using…as its name implies…an antenna hooked up to your TV set. Visit Antenna TV’s Channel Finder to find your local station.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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