Friday, January 28, 2011

BET Sitcom Marathons; Working Class Tonight on CMT; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 31, 2011)

BET has slated some sitcom marathons in February. On Saturday, Feb. 5, it is "Bernie Mac Saturday" with a marathon of the sitcom Bernie Mac from 9am-8pm leading into the BET premiere of the big screen movie Mr. 3000 starring Bernie Mac. On Saturday, Feb. 12, it's a "Weekend of Love" with love-themed episodes of sitcoms Everybody Hates Chris, Bernie Mac, Jamie Foxx Show, Girlfriends and The Game from 9am-4:30pm. This will be followed by Love movies such as Love 4 Sale, Love Don't Cost a Thing, Love & Basketball, Love & Other 4-Letter Words, and Love in the Nick of Tyme. On Saturday, Feb. 19 for President's Day Weekend, BET presents a Jamie Foxx Show marathon from 9am-10pm leading into a Girlfriends block from 10pm-12am. And finally on Sunday, March 6, BET presents an Everybody Hates Chris marathon from 10am-6pm part of a Terry Crews Takeover weekend, leading into the BET premiere of the movie First Sunday.

Click for more on CMTs Working Class.
Don't forget tonight is the premiere of new original sitcom Working Class on CMT. Melissa Peterman stars as Carli Mitchell, a vibrant, sexy single mom with two ex-husbands, three kids and a negative checking account balance in the hilarious new sitcom, Working Class. The talented cast also includes TV legend Ed Asner as Carli's cranky, opinionated neighbor/co-worker, along with Steve Kazee and Patrick Fabian. Plus, there will be amazing guest stars all season long, including Reba, John Schneider, Ryan Stiles, Martin Mull, Kathy Kinney, Lesley Ann Warren and more. It's sure to be a blast for the whole family! Preview a clip on Facebeook on the "Sneak Peek" tab, plus behind-the-scenes content and more. And also Valpak and CMT are sponsoring the "Working Class Payday Giveaway" Sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000! Enter today!

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 Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 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, January 31, 2011
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Amy on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ed O'Neill (Modern Family/Married...with Children) - Catch Ed on the Tavis Smiley Show on PBS, so check you listings for time.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Watch Billy on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Watch Johnny on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Watch Jesse on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so you'll have to check listings for time and station.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
  • Matthew Perry (Mr. Sunshine/Friends) - See Matthew as he visits ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and later on Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation/George Lopez) - Catch Nick on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Catch Lisa on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings and then later on HLN's The Joy Behar Show at 9pm.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds) - Watch Kevin on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on your local affiliate.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/Step by Step/She's the Sheriff) - Watch Suzanne on CBS daytime series The Talk at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Candace Cameron (Full House) - Watch the former child star on NBC's TODAY show sometime between 7-11am.
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin (My Wife & Kids/Martin/Rita Rocks) - Catch Tisha on The Mo'nique Show on BET at 11pm.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends/Joey) - Watch Matt on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC at 11:35pm.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Jim on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS at 12:37am.
  • Matthew Perry (Mr. Sunshine/Friends) - Watch Mr. Sunshine himself on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Mindy Kailing (The Office) - Watch Mindy on Lopez Tonight at 12am on TBS.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Designing Women) - Catch Jean, who is appearing on a recurring basis on CBS on $#*! My Dad Says, on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Candace Cameron (Full House) - Watch Candace on The Joy Behar Show on HLN at 9pm.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends/Joey) - Watch Matt on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS at 12:37am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Catch Lisa on Conan on TBS at 11pm.
  • Mike O'Malley (Yes, Dear) - Watch Mike on Conan as well on TBS at 11pm.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Big Billy visits Lopez Tonight on TBS at 12 midnight.
  • Jim Belushi (According to Jim) - Watch Jim on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Watch Valerie with her husband on The Nate Berkus Show, so check listings.
Friday, February 4, 2011
  • None.
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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 / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 24

The Middle - "A Tough Pill to Swallow" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a devastated Sue discovers that she has been kicked out of college because she forgot to renew her financial aid, Mike tries to come to her rescue and convince a tough college bursar to reinstate her. Meanwhile, having only taken oral liquid medication all of his life, a frustrated Frankie does everything in her power to teach Brick how to swallow a pill when he gets an ear infection; and Hutch becomes angry with Axl after he keeps driving the Winnebago without permission to Orson to visit new girlfriend April – leaving Hutch without any means of transportation to get to class.

American Housewife - "Art Show" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Anna-Kat draws a super plus-sized portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie sets out to retrieve it by any means necessary. Meanwhile, with Katie away, Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor. She’s determined to whip them into shape with her Tiger Mom skills, but she may have met her match.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Coming From America" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louis flies the entire family to Taiwan in an effort to make things right with Gene (Ken Jeong). Upon meeting Gene’s beautiful fiancĂ©, Margaret, and seeing the wonderful life he has built for himself, Louis questions whether his life in Orlando is just as great as it could be in Taiwan. Meanwhile, Jessica takes Eddie, Emery and Evan to her favorite childhood locales, including Dihua Street and Shilin Night Market.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Match" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jimmy recruits a reluctant Kenny to join his wrestling team for a one-time match, a surprise victory gives him the confidence to join the team full time to become the first, openly gay athlete at St. Barklays. Kenny’s newfound stardom makes Jimmy feel a bit replaced, but when an opponent refuses to wrestle his brother, Jimmy puts his feelings aside and rallies the team around Kenny. Meanwhile, Pat injures his back trying to help Eileen prepare for a weekend getaway, but things only get worse when she tries to be the perfect caregiver to impress VP Murray but fails miserably.

New Girl - "The Hike" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While on a day hike, Jess and Robby (guest star Nelson Franklin) discover something unexpected about their relationship. Also, Winston throws a surprise welcome home party for Aly (guest star Nasim Pedrad). Meanwhile, Schmidt and Cece fail to impress their new neighbors.

The Mick - "The Master" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
All hell breaks loose, as the kids fight over who will take the master bedroom. Also, Mickey pursues a wealthy businessman who quickly discovers that she is not the prize he thought she was.

Teachers - "Stranger Danger" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
There’s a trespasser at Fillmore and a new security guard is hired. Ms. Snap and Ms. Bennigan hold a “Women Empowering Women” workshop, Mrs. Adler takes stranger danger too far, and Ms. Watson purchases a male safety dummy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Tuesday, January 24

  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Retta on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Claudia O'Doherty (Love) - Claudia is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John talks about Patriots Day on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette visits Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina talks about the new Netflix series One Day at a Time on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.