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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Cognition Regeneration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Leonard isn’t thrilled when Penny considers taking a new job offered by her ex-boyfriend, Zack (Brian Thomas Smith).

The Great Indoors - "The Heartbreaker" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack sets up a double date to get Eddie out of a post-divorce rut, but the night gets awkward when they run into Denise (Essence Atkins), Eddie’s ex-wife. Also, when Emma decides to breakup with her boyfriend, Greg (Andy Ridings), Clark is torn between making a move on her and salvaging his friendship with Greg.

Mom - "A Cricket and a Hedge Made of Gold" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Marjorie takes a break from the group, Bonnie becomes the go-to for everyone’s problems, and Christy tries to overcome a painful memory from her past.

Life in Pieces - "Ear Scorn Registry Manuscript" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen goes to Tim for help with an embarrassing ailment, she begs him not to tell the family. Also, Dougie (Fortune Feimster) enlists Joan to help her buy a gift for Matt and Colleen’s wedding; Heather gets jealous when her friends want to include Jen in their mommy group; and Professor Sinclair Wilde (Cary Elwes) encourages Joan to ask her family to read a draft of her book.

Superstore - "Ladies' Lunch" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the morning meeting, Glenn (Mark McKinney) accidentally tells the employees the real reason Amy (America Ferrera) has been late to work lately. Meanwhile, Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to cheer up Amy by kidnapping her for a "ladies' lunch." Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) invent a game to pass the time, tricking Glenn and Mateo (Nico Santos) in the process. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Amy take a fearless step with a dramatic new look.

Superstore - "Cheyenne's Wedding" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It's Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Bo's (recurring guest star Johnny Pemberton) dream wedding, but not everything goes according to plan. Meanwhile, relationships unravel as Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) dodge relationship rumors. Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to change Jeff's (recurring guest star Michael Bunin) mind after learning of upcoming layoffs, Dina (Lauren Ash) talks her way into the wedding party and Mateo (Nico Santos) dodges Jeff throughout the wedding.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Thursday, April 27

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C/It's All Relative) - John visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America chats about Superstore on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael plays Pyramid on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Perrey Reeves (Entourage) - Perrey makes a kale salad on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena talks about A League of Their Own on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Anna Baryshnikov (Superior Donuts) - Anna talks about Superior Donuts on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.