Friday, June 24, 2011

Fox Fall 2011 Premiere Dates; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 27, 2011)

Fox has announced premiere dates for its Fall 2011 line-up. Among the headlines are new comedy New Girl premiering Tuesday, September 20 at 9pm. New Simon Cowell reality series The X Factor will launch with a two-night premiere with two-hour episodes on Wednesday, September 21 and Thursday, September 22. New adventure drama Terra Nova will launch with a two-hour premiere on Monday, September 26. And the two other new fall series will be asked for duty later in the fall, with new animated comedy Allen Gregory getting ready on Sunday, October 30 and new multicamera comedy I Hate My Teenage Daughter not until Wednesday, November 23.
As for returning series, Cops has its season 23 premiere on Saturday, September 10. Glee enters its third season on Tuesday, September 20 at 8pm and second year comedy Raising Hope moves to a new time of 9:30pm. Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares and the drama thriller Fringe both return Friday, September 23. The Fox Animation Domination lineup launches Sunday, September 25 with The Simpsons, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy and American Dad! from 8-10pm, as new animated series Allen Gregory won't launch at 8:30pm until Oct. 30 (so by then Cleveland will slide to 7:30pm). Veteran drama House checks in on Monday, October 3 at a new time of 9pm. America's Most Wanted will air two-hour specials every three months and the first one will air on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 8-10pm, as it moves away as a regular series. And finally, Bones digs up a new season starting Thursday, November 3. View the press release for more information.
We will track every network's daily schedule this season and we will keep it up to date frequently. As of now, here is Fox's daily schedule for Fall 2011. Keep checking back!


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 June 27-July 1, 2011, 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, June 27, 2011
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Watch Louis on an all-new Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Shia LaBeouf (Even Stevens) - Shia drops by The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. Transformers: Dark of the Moon releases in theatres on June 29.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Catch the lovely Melissa on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on a May repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Niecy Nash (Reno 911!/The Cleveland Show) - Niecy guest co-hosts a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days) - Henry talks about his book, I've Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Fishing, and Photography, on NBC's Today between 7-9am ET/PT.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom stops by The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. Larry Crowne will be released in theatres on July 1.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Watch Louis on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Andy Richter (Andy Richter Controls the Universe/Andy Barker, P.I.) - Andy drops by Lopez Tonight at 12am on TBS.
  • John Larroquette (Night Court/The John Larroquette Show) - Tune in to see John on a May repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Selena visits LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Shia LaBeauof (Even Stevens) - Shia talks about his film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, on NBC's Today between 7-9am ET/PT.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
  • Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Watch Larry on a repeat from a couple of weeks ago on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom continues his appearances this week on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings and later on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved by the Bell) - Catch Mark-Paul on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric makes an appearance on Lopez Tonight at 12am on TBS.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) and Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Blossom/Gimme a Break) - Watch Melissa & Joey on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet) - Catch Kirstie on a repeat from May on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Shia LaBeuof (Even Stevens) - Shia continues to make the rounds on LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings and later on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days) - Henry stops by Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom wraps up his appearances this week on NBC's Today between 7-9am ET/PT on NBC and later on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Hilary Duff (Lizzie McGuire) - Watch Hilary on a repeat from October on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
Friday, July 1, 2011
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric drops by the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa and the cast of Bridesmaids appear on a May repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days) - The legendary Mr. Winkler wraps up his appearances this week on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, October 19

Superstore - "Workplace Bullying" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Tensions arise among the employees after an attempted robbery, pitting Dina (Lauren Ash) against Jonah (Ben Feldman). Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) has a tough time firing the store security guard, and Amy (America Ferrera) discovers that her coworkers have been hanging out without her.

The Good Place - "The Trolley Problem" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Eleanor (Kristen Bell) tackle a famous ethical dilemma, leading to a conflict with Michael (Ted Danson). Meanwhile, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) harbors a secret and confides in Janet (D'Arcy Carden).

Will & Grace - "Grandpa Jack" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jack (Sean Hayes) is stunned to learn that his estranged son, Elliot (guest star Michael Angarano) has a son of his own, Skip (guest star Jet Jurgensmeyer). Moreover, Skip needs the kind of help only Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack can provide. Grace (Debra Messing) and Karen (Megan Mullally) behave badly with the hot new guy at work.

Great News - "Award Show" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
For the first time in years, "The Breakdown" has been nominated for an American Journalism Award. Katie (Briga Heelan) is looking forward to spending the night as a peer with the very reporters she has admired her whole life. Fearing her mother will ruin it, Katie tries to stop Carol (Andrea Martin) from attending but is unsuccessful when Carol secures a position as a seat-filler. Katie is stuck babysitting her mom all night but gets distracted by Jeremy (guest star Reid Scott), a handsome New York Times reporter who looks down on cable news. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) is excited to reunite with all of his old anchormen friends, especially Len Archer (guest star Christopher McDonald), an idol of Chuck's who is receiving a lifetime achievement award.

Better Things - "Eulogy" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam demands satisfaction.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Thursday, October 19

  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Catch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amy Landecker (Transparent) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Carl Reinder (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric is a guest on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Angela Kinsey (Haters Back Off/Your Family or Mine/The Office) - Angela talks about the new season of her Netflix show Haters Back Off on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice) - Henry is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) - Hayley appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna teams up with Michael Symon in the kitchen, giving the scoop on her new show and whipping up a tasty dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. She also talks about Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Redman (Method & Red) - Redman appears on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Debra Messing and Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Debra and Eric are guests on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

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
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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