Friday, May 14, 2010

TBS Picks-Up One-Hour Comedy Series; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 17, 2010)

TBS has given the greenlight to the one-hour comedy series Glory Daze, a 1980s-set college comedy starring Kelly Blatz (Aaron Stone), Callard Harris (Sons of Anarchy), Matt Bush, Drew Seeley, Hartley Sawyer, Julianna Guill and Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live, Mean Girls). TBS has ordered eight episodes of the series, which was created by Walt Becker and Michael LeSieur. Glory Daze is slated to premiere on TBS in late 2010.
Glory Daze centers on a group of friends who are trying to navigate college life in 1980s Wisconsin. From being out on their own for the first time to pledging a fraternity, they discover how challenging the next few years are going to be.

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 17-21, 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 17, 2010

  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby) - The TV legend stops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife & Kids) - Damon heads to The Tavis Smiley Show, so check your local PBS listings!
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) - Jason stops by ABC's Good Morning America, sometime between 7-9am then heads to HLN on The Joy Behar Show at 9pm.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny stops by ABC's The View at 11am ET/10am CT/PT.
  • Chevy Chase (Community) - Chevy cooks with Martha on The Martha Stewart Show, so check your listings!
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey stops by The Bonnie Hunt Show, check your local listings.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie stops by TBS's Lopez Tonight at 11:00pm.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve stops to chat on The Ellen DeGeneres Show so check local listings.
  • Carol Burnett (Carol Burnett Show/Mama's Family) - This is a repeat from last month, but catch Carol on The Bonnie Hunt Show, check listings.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

  • Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - The little man stops by ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC at 12:06am.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Catch Jerry on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:35am.
  • Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) - The grown-up cast of Modern Family is on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am!
  • Garry Shandling (Larry Sanders Show/It's Garry Shandling's Show) - Garry stops by PBS's Tavis Smiley Show so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - The entire cast drops by CBS's Early Show sometime between 7-9am.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell) - Mario will be on Lopez Tonight on TBS at 11:00pm and also on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your listings (or watch it nationally on BET at 12am).
  • George Lopez (George Lopez) - George stops by ABC's The View at 11am ET/10am CT/PT.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC at 12:35am!

Friday, May 21, 2010

  • None.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, August 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Agitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Howard and Bernadette have a hard time leaving Halley in day care when Bernadette returns to work. Also, Bert (Brian Posehn) introduces the gang to his new girlfriend, Rebecca (April Bowlby).

Kevin Can Wait - "Quiet Diet" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Donna says she’ll send Kevin to the Mets Fantasy Camp if he lowers his cholesterol, Chale secretly coaches Kevin through a juice cleanse.

Great News - "The Red Door" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited when Chuck (John Michael Higgins) asks her to wait for the cable guy at his townhouse, until Chuck gives an ominous warning that tests her curiosity. Meanwhile, Portia's (Nicole Richie) phone gets hacked and Katie (Briga Heelan) struggles not to read her private emails.

The Guest Book - "Story Six" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Federal agent Trina books the mountain cabin to protect valuable witness Blake, but Blake has his own ideas on how to escape the people who are after him.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Thursday, August 24

  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Catch Jim on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Timothy Simons (Veep) - Timothy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miriam Shorr and Peter Hermann (Younger) - Miriam and Peter are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Lucky) - John talks about All Saints on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.