Friday, May 07, 2010

Mother's Day Weekend Marathons; Retroality's May Interviews; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 10, 2010)

In honor of all the great TV Moms -- Carol Brady (Brady Bunch), June Cleaver (Leave it to Beaver), Shirley Partridge (Partridge Family), Marion Cunningham (Happy Days), Nora Walker (Brothers and Sisters), Lorelai Gilmore (Gilmore Girls), Clair Huxtable (The Cosby Show), Morticia Adams (The Addams Family), Roseanne Conner (Roseanne), Claire Dunphy & Gloria Delgado Pritchett (Modern Family), Debra Barone (Everybody Loves Raymond), and Marge Simpson (The Simpsons) -- just kick back, relax and celebrate Mother's Day with some mother-themed television! But it's too bad none of these will get marathon airings, except for Raymond.
Check out this list of 95 TV Episodes, Movies, Specials & Marathons that air during Mother's Day Weekend from our friens at TV Tango!
Among the special Mother's Day themed episodes that are airing are marathons of Everybody Loves Raymond on TV Land on Saturday, The Golden Girls on WE tv on Sunday, and many more. And of course don't miss Betty White on the Mother's Day themed episode of SNL on Saturday night!

Our buddy Chris Mann has posted his May 2010 cover story at his groovy Retroality website! V/The Bionic Woman/The Incredible Hulk creator/writer/producer/director Kenneth Johnson is interviewed. That is a very cool get for Chris! He has also just posted a link to his new WellBella cover story with Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) and he'll be interviewing Just Shoot Me!/Hot in Cleveland's Wendie Malick next week for WellBella's July cover feature. So we have that to look forward to in the coming weeks! Recently Chris did an L.A. Times story about TV "re-imaginings," as we see more and more remakes. Check out this interesting story! Another sitcom-related bit: he'll have a Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell) cover story in the July issue of Muscle & Body magazine. Wow Chris is sure busy!
Check out Retroality.TV for all of this!

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 10-14, 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 10, 2010

  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - The hilarious actor stops to chat on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson-Pette (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper) - Holly heads to The Bonnie Hunt Show, so check your local listings!
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - Henry stops by HLN's The Joy Behar Show at 9:00pm.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia stops to chat on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:06am on ABC, while being on The Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier in the day (check local listings).
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried) - Jay stops by CBS's The Early Show, which airs 7-9am.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal stops by The Bonnie Hunt Show, so check your listings folks!
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife & Kids) - Damon plays a game on The Rachel Ray Show, so check listings please!
  • Ken Jeong (Community) - TBS is reairing his appearance on Lopez Tonight at 11pm.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

  • Jenna Fischer (The Office) - Jenna stops by Late Show with David Letterman on CBS at 11:35pm.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/Golden Girls/Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Catch Betty on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) - The stunning Vergara stops by The Rachel Ray Show so you'll want to check your listings for time and channel!
  • Busy Phillips (Cougar Town) - Busy is not so busy to stop by E! TV's Chelsea Lately at 11pm.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - The former sitcom dad drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:35am on CBS.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried) - Jay stops by The Joy Behar Show on HLN at 9pm.
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) - Damon stops by The Wendy Williams Show on BET at 12am.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec will be on Late Show with David Letterman on CBS at 11:35pm.
  • Garry Shandling (Larry Sanders Show) - Garry stops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC at 11:35pm.
  • Rob Lowe (Parks & Recreation) - Rob just joined the sitcom and will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show so check your listings!
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kate Flannery (The Office) - Kate stops to chat on The Bonnie Hunt Show, so check your listings for time and station!

Friday, May 14, 2010

  • Kelsey Grammar (Cheers/Frasier/Back to You/Hank) - Kelsey will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - This is a repeat from a few weeks back, but worth a look to see Julie again on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC at 12:06am!
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Romance Calibration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Penny feels that Leonard is taking her for granted, she decides to go on a spa weekend with Amy. Also, Wolowitz and Koothrappali try to fix a squeaky floorboard in the baby’s room.

The Great Indoors - "Mason Blows Up" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack tries to reassert his dominance as a reporter after Mason scores an investigative coup that turns him into an overnight celebrity. Also, Clark’s low self-esteem causes him to give Emma relationship advice about other guys instead of asking her out himself

Mom - "Good Karma and the Big Weird" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie’s charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he’s been declared off limits. Chris Pratt, husband of MOM star Anna Faris, guest stars as Nick, Marjorie’s nephew.

Life in Pieces - "Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen and Matt host the family tailgate party at the L.A. Rams game, they invite former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner to spice up their so far dismal event. Also, Tim’s in danger of missing the game when Sophia makes him take her to the restroom and they get sidetracked returning to their seats; Joan and Jen try to sneak into seats closer to the field; and Greg wins a chance to participate in a halftime contest involving a football toss.

The Good Place - "Mindy St. Claire" / "Michael's Gambit" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the help of Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Michael (Ted Danson) faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) are faced with a monumental decision.

Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her friends contemplate their fates in the Good Place.

Baskets - "Freaks" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.