Friday, November 18, 2011

BET and Centric Present Sitcoms On Thanksgiving Weekend; Sitcom Stars On Talk Shows (Week of November 21, 2011)


My Wife & Kids

This Thanksgiving, BET and Centric will each present sitcoms all weekend long! It's non-stop sitcoms with your family! Let's start with Centric, they will air a Proud Family marathon on Thanksgiving Day from 9am-6am. And then the day after, Centric will present a marathon of Sister, Sister from 9am-6am. And finally, Centric invites you to spend the weekend with Steve Harvey on his sitcom The Steve Harvey Show -- Saturday from 6am-10:30pm and Sunday from 9am-8pm.
Sister network BET has more sitcoms if you want to catch some more sitcoms! BET will air a My Wife & Kids marathon on Thanksgiving Day from 8am-5pm, followed by a marathon of its original sitcom Read Between the Lines (starring Malcolm Jamal-Warner, Tracee Ellis Ross and Anna Maria Horsford) from 5pm-12am. You can catch all 14 episodes that would have aired to date. The sitcom airs regularly Tuesdays at 10pm. However, a special two-part episode will premiere on a special night & time, Sunday, Nov. 27 at 11pm. Don't miss it! Back to the marathons, BET will present a marathon of The Parkers the very next day on Friday from 8am-12am. On Saturday, spend the day with Chris on Everybody Hates Chris from 9am-7pm. And finally on Sunday, BET will air a a short marathon of Bernie Mac from 10am-3pm. Later that day they will air the 2011 Soul Train Awards from 8-11pm, leading into the special two-part episode of Read Between the Lines at 11pm. Another marathon of the show follows from 12am-6am, too.
As always, stay with us for more on BET and Centric. I was hoping a marathon of The Cosby Show would be on Centric, but guess not.


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 21-25, 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 21, 2011
  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family/Back to You/Out of Practice) - Watch Ty on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Atticus Shaffer (Modern Family) - Catch the young and talented Atticus on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Robin Williams (Mork and Mindy) - Robin appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny stops the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason visits ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am, then he goes to LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings and finally he will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. The Muppets opens in theaters on November 23.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly Monday-Wednesday, so check your listings.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny) - Fran drops by The Joy Behar Show at 10pm on HLN.
  • Christopher Gorham (Out of Practice) - Christopher chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty talks about her book, Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo, on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo will be on NBC's Today between 7-9am. She will also be on Thursday and Friday.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Catch Jason on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings) - The lovely Eliza visits the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvment) - Tim stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Bob Newhart (The Bob Newhart Show/Newhart/Bob) - Bob is a guest on a repeat of The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tune in to see Tracy on a repeat of The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric chats on The Joy Behar Show at 10pm on HLN.
  • Candace Cameron (Full House) - Candace appears on NBC's Today between 10-11am.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Watch Tim on a repeat from last week on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family) - Ty continues to make the rounds on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) - The lovely Sofia visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric joins Anderson Cooper for dinner to talk about his Thanksgiving charity, and reveals his secret family recipe on Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Faith Ford (Hope & Faith/Murphy Brown) - Faith appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason helps Rachael make "It's Not East Being Green Bean Casserole" on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Catch Louie on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristin Davis (Sex and the City) - Kristin is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Tune in to see Roseanne on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Friday, November 25, 2011
  • Ellen DeGeneres (The Ellen Show) - Watch Ellen on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Tune in to see Danny on a repeat of the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Stockard Channing (Out of Practice) - Stockard stops by Tavis Smiley on PBS, but check listings for time.
  • Jerry O'Connell (Carpoolers) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
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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.


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