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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Gates Excitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, A Plastic Pony, And A Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Settlement Pacifier Attic Unsyncing" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan’s home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan. Also, Matt and Colleen are set to receive a huge monetary settlement from Colleen’s fall off the motel balcony on their wedding night; John tries to get Sophia back on track when she starts misbehaving; Tyler and Clementine make a surprise announcement to the family; and Jen and Greg attempt to persuade Lark to get rid of her pacifier.

Nobodies - "Alone Star State" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Mark-Paul and Rachel attend the Independent Spirit Awards together; an unassuming Hugh joins Larry in Austin, Texas, to teach unauthorized Groundlings-style seminars to a group of Texas businesspeople.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Thursday, May 24

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig visits Conan at 11pm on TBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The McCarthys/The Big Bang Theory) - Laurie stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Amy and Nick are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Red Nose Day and Hollywood Game Night on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Eve/Let's Stay Together) - Daphne makes her mother Rosalee's waffles on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement) - Oliver is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Christine is part of the panel on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.


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