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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 22

Roseanne - "Knee Deep" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Roseanne’s knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion … writing.

The Middle - "A Heck of a Ride: Part One" / "A Heck of a Ride: Part Two" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

The Last O.G. - "That Backslide" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Left reeling from the error of his ways, Tray goes into a tailspin and turns to Bobby for support.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Tuesday, May 22

  • Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about the series finale of The Middle on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. Mychael Symon cooks with Patricia on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Spade (The Mayor/Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffal Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan talks about Modern Family on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about his new book Brooklyn Gladiator on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development/Veep) - Will and Tony talk about Arrested Development on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian talks about her new film Ibiza on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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