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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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.