Friday, September 24, 2010

Centric Fall 2010 Schedule, BET Notes; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 27, 2010)

We finally have the Centric Fall 2010 schedule. As we mentioned on the BET Fall 2010 schedule, The Cosby Show is joining sister network Centric starting Sept. 26. Centric will have a 12-hour launch on Sunday, Sept. 26 from 9am-9pm featuring all 24 first season episodes. Then BET will promote the sitcom coming to Centric with a week-long marathon on BET from 11am-5pm all next week (Sept. 27-Oct. 1) featuring the all-time best episodes. So we knew all that already, now we know when Centric will air the show! The series will air weeknights from 8-10pm ET and 1-2am starting Monday, Sept. 27. It will also air on weekends, Saturdays 8-9pm & 12-1am and Sundays 6-7pm & 11pm-12am. The weekend airings will be encores from weeknights, though. Also joining the Centric line-up will be the '90s sketch comedy In Living Color, which has aired on sister network BET in the past. The series will air back-to-back weeknights in the 10pm hour and encores at 2am every weeknight.
The series schedule for Centric looks like this on weekdays starting Monday: 6am Miami Vice, 7am The A-Team, 12pm Soul Train, 1-2pm The Steve Harvey Show, 2-3pm Jamie Foxx Show, 3pm Flick Central movie, 5-6pm The Steve Harvey Show, 6-7pm Jamie Foxx Show, 7pm original encores, 8-10pm The Cosby Show, 10-11pm In Living Color, 11pm The A-Team, 12am Miami Vice, 1-2am The Cosby Show, 2-3am In Living Color, 3am Flick Central Movie, and 5am The A-Team.
Weekends will continue to have marathons in the daytime, such as October 2-3 will have The Proud Family (Sat 12pm-6pm and Sun 9am-5pm). The Proud Family is no longer airing weekdays at 12 noon as you can see. And we mentioned Cosby Show's weekend slots above.
View the episode info for The Cosby Show launch marathon on Centric.

We have a BET note for you, too. City Guys didn't have the launch marathon last Saturday (Sept. 18) as planned, but BET has moved that launch to Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9am-12pm. Then after that you can still catch the show every Saturday morning from 9am-11am as planned starting Oct. 9. And view the episode info for BET's The Cosby Show week-long marathon.


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 Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 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, September 27, 2010
  • Keri Russell & Will Arnett (Running Wilde) - The stars of the new Fox comedy will be on The Rachel Ray Show, so check your listings.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?) - Catch Tony promoting his new A&E reality series on the Oprah Show so check your listings.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Catch Melissa on an all-new Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Belushi (According to Jim) - Catch Jim on Lopez Tonight at 11pm on TBS. Maybe they will discuss their days on their sitcoms for ABC?
  • JoAnna Garcia and Jennifer Finnigan (Better with You) - Catch the two stars of the new sitcom on The View at 11am ET/10am CT-PT on ABC. Then catch JoAnna on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:35am on NBC.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - Catch David on an all-new The View as well at 11am ET/10am CT-PT on ABC.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?) - Watch Tony on the TODAY show on NBC. And then later catch him on The Joy Behar Show on HLN at 9pm.
  • John Stamos (Jake in Progress/Full House) - Watch John on The Ellen DeGeneres Show so check listings.
  • Marla Thomas (That Girl) - Catch Marla on the TODAY show on NBC as well.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Catch Joel on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:06am on ABC.
  • Busy Phillips (Cougar Town) - Watch Busy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as well at 12:06am on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Catch Bryan on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:35am on NBC.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Catch the legendary star promoting her new book on The View, at 11am ET/10am CT-PT on ABC.
  • Jim Belushi (According to Jim) - Watch Jim-bo on The Rachel Ray Show so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Modern Family - Watch the entire cast of the Emmy award winning sitcom on The Oprah Show so you'll for sure want to check your listings. Hey hey!
Thursday, September 30, 2010
  • David Cross (Running Wilde/Arrested Development) - Catch the funny David Cross on an all-new Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:06am on ABC.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Catch the Emmy Winner on Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC at 11:35pm.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks & Recreation/The Office) - Watch Rashida also on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Watch Steve on Rachel Ray Show so check your listings.
  • Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) - Watch Cybill on The Oprah Show, so check listings.
Friday, October 1, 2010
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/Cleveland Show) - Catch Seth on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • David Cross (Running Wilde/Arrested Development) - Watch David on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kyle Massey (Cory in the House/That's So Raven) - Catch the Disney star on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, June 26

Kevin Can Wait - "The Power of Positive Drinking" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kevin takes a job as a bartender, he goes too far when he starts dispensing unsolicited advice to his customers.

Man with a Plan - "A Dinner Gone Wrong" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Andi and Marcy realize they were rivals in high school, Adam and Don are dragged into the feud and forced to take sides.

Mom - "A Safe Word and a Rib Eye" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy feels left out when Bonnie and the ladies keep Jill’s pregnancy a secret.

Life in Pieces - "Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 26)

Monday, June 26

  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily are guests on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jillian Bell (Workaholics) - Jillian appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You/Animal Practice) - JoAnna is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Marisa Tomei (A Different World) - Marissa previews the film Spider-Man: Homecoming on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911!/Do Not Disturb - Niecy dishes on her friendship with This Is Us star Chrissy Metz on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Lake Bell (How to Make It in America/Childrens Hospital) - Lake appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.