Friday, April 30, 2010

WE tv Has Betty White Mania; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 3, 2010)

Betty White will be co-hosting SNL on May 8, but right before that, WE tv is giving us a stunt to celebrate! Count down to Betty White's much-anticipated appearance on Saturday Night Live with a special marathon of The Golden Girls. The marathon will consist of 14 episodes that focus around Rose (Betty White). So before you watch her on SNL, tune into WE tv on Saturday, May 8 starting at 6pm ET for "It's Saturday Night with Betty White: A Golden Girls Marathon.
And if that is not all, the very next day, we get more Betty! Just in time for Mother's Day, tune in for a special marathon titled "Ma Day" featuring 12 episodes of The Golden Girls starting at 10am on Mother's Day (Sunday, May 9). Thank you for being a friend transforms to thank you for being a mother on this day!

It's Friday, so it is time for "Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows" for the coming week. This is where we list what sitcom stars are appearing on talk shows for the coming week, the stars are both current and past sitcom stars (but we won't cover movie stars like Tom Hanks or John Travolta, since they won't be talking about their past sitcoms likely), so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of May 3-7, 2010, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! So get your DVR's (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!

Monday, May 3, 2010
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - The hilarious Sheldon, err Jim Parsons, stops to chat on the Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS!
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia stops by NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm.
  • Sarah Silverman (Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah will stop by NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:35am.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/Golden Girls/Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty White mania continues as she appears on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly so check your local listings for time and channel. She also appears on Today on NBC.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

  • Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) - Damon stops to chat on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly. Check your local listings for time and channel.
  • Doris Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Doris stops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings or watch it on BET at midnight!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

  • Christa Miller (Cougar Town/[scrubs]/Drew Carey Show) - The lovely Christa Miller stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC at 12:05am.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel stops by NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:35am!
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/Golden Girls/Mary Tyler Moore Show) - This is a repeat from January, but catch Betty on TBS's Lopez Tonight at 11pm.
  • Anthony Anderson (All About the Andersons) - Anthony drops by The Bonnie Hunt Show. Check your local listings for time and channel.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City) - Connie appears on The Bonnie Hunt Show. Check your local listings for time and channel.
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) - Damon stops by Today on NBC.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/Golden Girls/Mary Tyler Moore Show) - The legendary Betty White will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC at 12:35am.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel stops by LIVE! with Regis & Kelly. Check your local listings.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim drops by The View on ABC at 11am.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa appears on NBC's Today to promote her latest book.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke drops by E!'s Chelsea Lately at 11pm.
  • Megyn Price (Rules of Engagement/Grounded for Life) - Megyn appears on E!'s Chelsea Lately at 11pm.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim cooks with his mom on The Martha Stewart Show's Mother's Day show. Check your local listings for day and time.
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) - Damon visits The Joy Behar Show on HLN at 9pm.

Friday, May 7, 2010

  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell) - Mario will be on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly so check your local listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - The stunning Kaley Cuoco appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS at 12:37am.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days) - The legendary Henry Winkler appears on NBC's Today.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 11

The Simpsons - "The Nightmare After Krustmas" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Krusty tries to impress his daughter as they spend Christmas with the Simpsons. Meanwhile, Reverend Lovejoy seeks converts after church attendance plummets, and Maggie is haunted by a spooky Christmas toy.

Son of Zorn - "The War on Grafelnik" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Torn between Edie’s Christmas and Zorn’s Grafelnik – the Zephyrian holiday of revenge – Alan realizes he can play his parents off each other to get better presents.

Family Guy - "How the Griffin Stole Christmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter is asked to fill in for the mall Santa, until he gets drunk on the power when he realizes that Santa can get away with anything. Meanwhile, Stewie and Brian crash holiday office parties for the free food, drama and women.

The Last Man on Earth - "If You're Happy and You Know It" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Carol is bummed about Gail’s absence, so Tandy tries to cheer her up with the honeymoon vacation they never had. Meanwhile, Lewis finds new success with his pursuits in aviation and Melissa is contained.

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Spread the holiday cheer with “The Dick Van Dyke Show – Now in Living Color!,” a new one-hour special featuring two newly colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, to be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Series creator and co-star Carl Reiner personally supervised the colorization of the episodes.

The special features the groundbreaking episode “That’s My Boy??” and “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time.” Both episodes were written by Bill Persky & Sam Denoff. The main titles and end credits of the two episodes are seamlessly combined into one set – at the beginning and end of the hour – with no interruption between the episodes.

In “That’s My Boy??,” as Rob and Laura host a dinner party with a few friends, Rob recalls the hectic days after their son Ritchie was born, when he was sure the hospital had given him and Laura the wrong baby. The episode, originally broadcast on Sept. 25, 1963, was the third season premiere.

In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

Bizaardvark - "Agh, Humbug" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bernie gets bummed about not being invited to the Vuuugler-only holiday party, so the gang tries to turn him into an overnight online star so that he can attend, too.

Best Friends Whenever - "Revenge of the Past" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Shelby gets trapped in the 16th century after trying to save Daisy from marriage, so the friends join forces to help rescue her.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 12)

Monday, December 12

  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Watch Jennifer Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also chats about the film Why Him? on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine) - Matthew stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will talks about Collateral Beauty on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Megan is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.