Friday, March 04, 2011

ReelzChannel TV Changes Sitcom Times; BET, GMC Notes; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 7, 2011)

ReelzChannel TV will be making some time changes starting on Monday (March 7). First, Carson's Comedy Classics will remain leading off at 8am. NewsRadio moves into the weekday 9am hour replacing Becker, however Cheers will remain at 10am. NewsRadio will no longer air in the 11am hour, as original programming takes over. Then in the afternoon, Ally McBeal moves to 1pm and is reduced to just one airing. NewsRadio remains in the 2pm hour, but now the 3pm & 4pm hours will be sitcoms instead of Ally. The 3pm hour will have an hour of Becker followed by an hour of Cheers. The evening sitcoms remain unchanged with Becker at 6 and 3rd Rock from the Sun at 7pm. Primetime and late night also remains unchanged on weeknights with a movie at 8, Brothers & Sisters at 10, another movie at 11 and Cheers at 1am on most nights.
On weekends, Becker remains in the 9am hour leading into Cheers at 10am, as well as Becker at 6pm into 3rd Rock from the Sun at 7pm. However, Cheers will air now at 10pm on weekends! Everything else remains as is on weekends, including Brothers & Sisters on Sundays at 12pm & 1pm.

Moving on to some other schedule notes, Girlfriends will return to the BET weekday schedule airing weekdays in the 12pm hour starting Monday, March 7. The sitcom will replace Everybody Hates Chris, which will remain at 5pm. Everything else remains as is, with Bernie Mac from 9am-11am, Jamie Foxx Show at 11am, The Game from 3-5pm, and Everybody Hates Chris at 5pm. Weekends will have a mix of all of these sitcoms starting in the morning and lasting into the afternoon. Also, The Unit returns to the schedule on Saturday, Mach 12 at 8am with an encore at 3am.
And on GMC, they will have a marathon of the family drama Christy starring Kellie Martin on Sunday (March 6) from 10am-1am. The drama was on the schedule when they launched the revamped network, but it hasn't been on in a while regularly. Will it return to the line-up? We will let you know, so stay with us!


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 March 7-11, 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, March 7, 2011
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/Golden Girls/Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Watch Betty on a REPEAT of Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Amy on a REPEAT of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Catch Kelly on a REPEAT of Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC at 12am.
  • Meredith Baxter (Family Ties) - Watch Meredith on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Judy Greer (Mad Love/Miss Guided) - Watch Judy on CBS Early Show sometime between 7-9am.
  • Heather Locklear (Spin City) - Watch Heather on The Rachel Ray Show, so check listings.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - See Eric on a REPEAT of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Catch Topher on an all-new Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Stamos (Full House/Jake in Progress) - Watch John with his mom on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1p CT-PT.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Watch Rashida on The TODAY Show between 7-9am on NBC.
  • Will Sasso ($#*! My Dad Days/Less than Perfect) - Watch Will on The Mo'nique Show on BET at 11pm.
  • Raven Symone (That's So Raven/Cosby Show/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper) - Watch Raven on a REPEAT of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your listings or watch on BET at 12am.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Aubrey on a REPEAT of Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm only on NBC.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Watch Valerie on The Ellen DeGeneres Show so check your listings.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Monty) - Watch Henry on a REPEAT of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Shirley Jones (The Partridge Family) - Watch Shirley on The Joy Behar Show at 9pm on HLN.
Friday, March 11, 2011
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Watch Sofia on a REPEAT of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Michael Rappaport (The War at Home) - Catch him on a REPEAT of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:37am on NBC.
Also, catch Shirley Jones of The Partridge Family on Weekend TODAY on NBC Saturday, March 12!

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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 30

Bob's Burgers - "Like Gene for Chocolate" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gene learns that the formula for his favorite chocolate has changed, he works with the head of the company in an attempt to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets wrapped up in one of Teddy’s less-than-perfect plans.

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code.

The Simpsons - "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

Making History - "Night Cream" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the ever-present threat of losing tenure looming over him, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams to help spice things up in the classroom in 2017. Meanwhile, Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition, but Dan has a few marketing ideas of his own.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Big Day" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tandy and Gail face off in a major disagreement, on which the whole group must weigh in, and Carol is forced to choose a side. Meanwhile, Melissa, Todd and Erica each have major milestone moments.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1)

Sunday, April 30

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris 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 and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.