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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New on DVD/Blu-ray (February)

The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series The Brady Kids - The Complete Animated Series Girls - The Complete Fourth Season Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - The Complete Series Togetherness - The Complete First Season

02/16 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series
02/16 - The Brady Kids - The Complete Animated Series
02/16 - Girls - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
02/16 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - The Complete Series
02/16 - Togetherness - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 9

Fresh Off the Boat - "Love and Loopholes" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Honey and Marvin babysit the boys so Jessica and Louis can enjoy a Valentine’s Day evening out.  But Emery makes an alarming discovery when he walks in on his parents’ special alone time.  Meanwhile, Eddie pulls out all the stops to take Alison to the Janet Jackson concert.

The Muppets - "A Tale of Two Piggies" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Miss Piggy suffers a scandalous wardrobe malfunction, the network is outraged, and Piggy is forced to question everything she stands for, but Kermit and the gang rally together and come to her defense. Meanwhile, Gonzo misses his ex-girlfriend Camilla, so Pepe and Rizzo decide to throw a house party to cheer him up.

New Girl - "Reagan" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A beautiful pharmaceutical rep (guest star Megan Fox) enters the gang’s life when she agrees to sublet Jess’ room while she is on jury duty.

Grandfathered - "The Biter" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Edie is bitten at school, Jimmy and Sara go to great lengths to find out who did it. Meanwhile, Ravi sets up a meeting for Gerald and Vanessa to meet a flashy tech investor named Kirk (Drake Bell), but once they meet him, they are not so sure they’d like to do business with him.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The 9-8" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Nine-Nine host the detectives from the Nine-Eight, their neighboring precinct, reuniting Jake with his old partner (guest star Damon Wayans, Jr.). Charles is immediately jealous and tries to reclaim his best friend status with Jake. Meanwhile, the rest of the precinct tries to be welcoming to the Nine-Eight, but it doesn’t go as well as they had planned.

The Grinder - "The Retooling of Dean Sanderson" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Dean scares off a big prospective client by being too dramatic, Stewart tells him maybe it’s finally time to let go of his “Grinder” persona and come down to earth. He tries to convince Dean he should go to therapy. Dean reluctantly agrees, but in typical Dean fashion, he overcorrects and begins “therapizing” the whole family, including Debbie, who is now tempted to quit her grueling job.

Born Again Virgin - "A Pregnant Pause" (TV One, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Maddy's upsetting news to her boyfriend, Cedric; Loretta enhances her image; Kayla goes on a hunger strike for a worthy cause.

Born Again Virgin - "Mama-Pause" (TV One, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jenna’s mom comes to visit and brings her own brand of crazy, which we later find out is exacerbated by the onset of menopause. In an effort to escape Jenna’s mom, Tara and Kelly seek refuge in Donovan’s apartment and worm their way into helping him prepare for his impending trial.

Zoe Ever After - "The Interview" (BET, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Zoe is livid when she suspects Miguel has told Gemini about her Atlantic City getaway; Gemini finally gets the spotlight.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 8)

Tuesday, February 9

  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred chats about The Grinder on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Meagan Good (Mr. Robinson/Raising Dad/Cousin Skeeter) - Meagan and her husband DeVon Franklin talk about their new book The Wait on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks about Zoe Ever After and her new music on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identiy) - Jerry is strapped in a Velcro suit and he's playing a game to win prizes for the audience on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joe Manganiello (Mom/How I Met Your Mother) - Joe discusses his guest starring role on Mom on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS and on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. and the cast of Deadpool are guests on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Kyle Mooney (Hello Ladies) - Kyle talks about Zoolander 2 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Alison talks about How to Be Single ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jason Sudeikis (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason talks about Tumbledown on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Megan appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl chats on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.