Friday, March 09, 2012

Melissa & Joey Season 2 Launch Date; Friends Week-Long Spring Marathon on Nick at Nite; Sitcom Stars On Talk Shows (Week of March 12, 2012)


Melissa & Joey

As we first broke on Twitter last night, ABC Family will launch season two of original sitcom Melissa & Joey on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 with two all-new episodes at 8:00pm & 8:30pm. The sitcom of course stars Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. The first season was split up in half and had a total of 30 episodes. No word yet how many there are for yet season two, but we do know it is starting off with a two-episode premiere. We don't have any more details on this yet, so you'll have to keep it right here for further updates. ABC Family also new sitcom Baby Daddy starring Chelsea Kane, Melissa Peterman, Tahj Mowry, Jean-Luc Bilodeau and Derek Theler. If I were to guess, that would premiere the following Wednesday at 8:30pm. But that's just a guess as we don't know yet. ABC Family will be making an official announcement in the coming weeks on both sitcoms, so stay tuned!

Spring is in the air and before spring begins on March 20, Nick at Nite will air a week-long Friends Spring Fling marathon next week! The marathon begins Monday, March 12 and will through Friday, March 16, 2012 airing 8pm-6am on all five nights. It's wall-to-wall Friends with your favorite friends Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay, Monica Geller, Rachel Green, Ross Geller and Chandler Bing. These six friends pursue careers, love and happiness in New York City while relying on each other for support. This marathon happens a few days after we set our clocks ahead, as we spring forward this Saturday night. Friends regularly airs every night from 11pm-1am on Nick at Nite.


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 March 12-16, 2012, 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, March 12, 2012
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Watch Jason on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - The lovely Kaley appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tichina Arnold (Happily Divorced/Martin/Everybody Hates Chris) - Tichina visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - Mr. Shatner is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Catch Amanda on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on NBC's Today between 10-11am. Later, he appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (The Office) - Ellie stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings. She will also be on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason continues to make the rounds on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennette McCurdy (iCarly) - Jennette appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Tune in to see Zooey on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Josh Gad (Back to You) - Josh drops by Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will also be on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly on Wednesday-Friday, so check your listings.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/Step by Step/She's the Sheriff) - Suzanne visits The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock From the Sun) - Kristen drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Catch Louis on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Free Agents/Parks and Recreation) - Kathryn visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel appears on NBC's Today between 7-9am and 10-11am.
Friday, March 16, 2012
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Westfeldt (Notes from the Underbelly) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • John Larroquette (Night Court/The John Larroquette Show) - John appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Amanda is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March)

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series Bewitched - Seasons 5 & 6 (Mill Creek) Maude - The Complete Series WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete First Season (Shout! Factory) The Donna Reed Show - Season 2 (MPI Home Video)

03/03 - CHiPs - The Complete Third Season
03/10 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series
03/10 - Hey Dude - The Complete Series (Walmart Exclusive)
03/10 - Petticoat Junction - Family Favorite Episodes
03/17 - Bewitched - Season 5 (Mill Creek)
03/17 - Bewitched - Season 6 (Mill Creek)
03/17 - Bewitched - Seasons 5 & 6 (Mill Creek)
03/17 - Maude - The Complete Series (Shout! Factory)
03/17 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete First Season (Shout! Factory)
03/17 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Second Season (Shout! Factory)
03/24 - The Donna Reed Show - Season 2 (MPI Home Video)
03/31 - Silicon Valley - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
03/31 - Veep - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, March 5

The Big Bang Theory - "The Colonization Application" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Trouble arises when Amy learns Sheldon has applied for a one-way mission to colonize Mars. Also, a trip to the pet store ends in a fight for Sheldon and Amy, Leonard surprises Penny with a very “adult” purchase, and, Raj is caught snooping in Emily’s apartment.

The Odd Couple - "The Birthday Party" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Oscar realizes he’s forgotten Felix’s birthday, he pulls together a last-minute surprise party in his honor in an attempt to impress Casey.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Cleanroom Infiltration" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard and Wolowitz nearly come to blows and turn to Raj for help in dealing with a work emergency. Meanwhile, Amy throws an authentic Victorian Christmas party, and Sheldon seeks revenge on her for making him celebrate the holidays.

Mom - "Dirty Money and a Woman Named Mike" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Christy and Bonnie are shocked when they discover how prison has changed their friend Regina. Octavia Spencer returns as Regina. Jaime Pressly returns as Jill.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 2) (All times ET unless noted)

Thursday, March 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Catch Will on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew guest co-hosts The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jonathan Banks (Community/Fired Up) - Jonathan appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Stacey Dash (Clueless) - Stacey reveals what it was like working with Bill Cosby and discusses her own parenting style on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Anne talks about DIG on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me) - Dan talks about Marry Me and Who Do You Think You Are on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Mircea Monroe (Episodes) - Mircea talks about the season finale of her Golden Globe-winning show on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Debby Ryan (Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Debby is a guest on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:22am and on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.