Friday, November 25, 2011

2 Broke Girls Gets Special Time On Dec. 12; Sitcom Stars On Talk Shows (Week of November 28, 2011)


2 Broke Girls

As we first broke on Twitter, the CBS freshman sitcom 2 Broke Girls will air at a special time on Monday, Dec. 12 at 8/7 central. It will be an all-new episode, too. A repeat will follow in its regular 8:30pm timeslot. So why is it airing at 8pm on this night? We have two reasons. One is to perhaps test how it does on its own leading off. The second is regularly scheduled How I Met Your Mother premiered on Sept. 19 with two episodes, so it has one more episode aired than the other CBS Monday comedies. It could be a mix of both, but I think it has more to do with Mother having aired an extra episode. Either way, it'll be interesting to see if 2 Broke Girls could match or even do better in the ratings than Mother.


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, so this is for all sitcom fans of all eras!
For the week of November 28-December 2, 2011, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVR's (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!

Monday, November 28, 2011
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet) - Watch Kirstie on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Damon Wayans, Jr. (Happy Endings) - Catch Damon on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey appears as a musical guest with She & Him on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - The legendary Ms. White drops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing/Becker/The Bill Engvall Show) - Nancy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT and later she will be on The Joy Behar Show at 10pm on HLN.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly all week, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Tune in to see Sarah on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Watch Roseanne on a repeat of The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey visits ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa sits down with Anderson Cooper for a personal interview on Anderson, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Catch Jay on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret visits the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty continues to make the rounds on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings and later she will be on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Jaime Pressly (I Hate My Teenage Daughter/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime stops by Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm. I Hate My Teenage Daughter premieres on Fox on November 30.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie drops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am and later drops by The Joy Behar Show at 10pm on HLN.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock From the Sun) - Kristen is a guest on The Joy Behar Show at 10pm on HLN. The Exes premieres on TV Land on November 30.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve appears on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Richard Lewis (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Anything But Love) - Richard chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Watch the legendary Mr. Cosby on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Raini Rodriguez (Austin & Ally) - Raini (the older sister of Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez) is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC. Austin & Ally premieres on the Disney Channel on December 2.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - The Emmy winner Jim drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/The Ellen Show) - Jeremy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT and later he will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jaime Pressly (I Hate My Teenage Daughter/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock From the Sun) - Kristen continues to make the rounds on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends) - Lisa appears on a repeat of The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing/Becker/The Bill Engvall Show) - Nancy cooks on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT-CT.
  • Doris Day (The Doris Day Show) - Doris is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey continues to make the rounds on Anderson, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Catch the Emmy winner Melissa on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey appears as a musical guest with She & Him on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda is a guest on a repeat of The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved by the Bell) - Mark-Paul visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, December 2, 2011
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Watch Ana on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya stops by NBC's Today between 7-9am. Then she appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. Finally, she visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Brett Butler (Grace Under Fire) - Brett is a guest on a repeat of The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
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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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Romance Calibration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Penny feels that Leonard is taking her for granted, she decides to go on a spa weekend with Amy. Also, Wolowitz and Koothrappali try to fix a squeaky floorboard in the baby’s room.

The Great Indoors - "Mason Blows Up" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack tries to reassert his dominance as a reporter after Mason scores an investigative coup that turns him into an overnight celebrity. Also, Clark’s low self-esteem causes him to give Emma relationship advice about other guys instead of asking her out himself

Mom - "Good Karma and the Big Weird" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie’s charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he’s been declared off limits. Chris Pratt, husband of MOM star Anna Faris, guest stars as Nick, Marjorie’s nephew.

Life in Pieces - "Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
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.

Baskets - "Freaks" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.