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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, January 20

The Simpsons - "My Way or the Highway to Heaven" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
God and St. Peter contemplate what merits a soul getting into heaven, while citizens of Springfield remember their divine encounters.

Bob's Burgers - "Nightmare on Ocean Avenue Street" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The kids set out for their regular Halloween shenanigans, but when everyone's candy bags start mysteriously disappearing, it's up to Tina, Louise and Gene to find the culprit.

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXIX" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu; Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers; Lisa finally snaps; Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

Bob's Burgers - "Live and Let Fly" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The kids seek revenge on their school guidance counselor; they get entangled in sibling rivalry between two pilots; Linda and Bob put their game faces on when Teddy invites them to a paper airplane contest.

Family Guy - "Send in Stewie, Please" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie gets sent to see his school's child psychologist for a surprising session, he reveals major secrets about himself.

The Cool Kids - "Hank the Cradle Robber" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Hank starts dating a much younger woman, the gang suspects she may be taking advantage of him.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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