Friday, April 27, 2012

Guest Stars Galore on TBS' Men at Work; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 30, 2012)


Men at Work
Men at Work, the new TBS original comedy series from Sony Pictures Television, has begun production in Los Angeles. Created by Breckin Meyer, the sitcom stars Danny Masterson (That '70s Show), Michael Cassidy (The O.C.), Adam Busch (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), James Lesure (Las Vegas) and Meredith Hagner (Royal Pains). In addition to starting production, Men at Work has signed up its first guest stars: Stacy Keibler, J.K. Simmons and Kathy Najimy. Men at Work centers on four buddies who work together at a magazine. Masterson plays the recently dumped Milo, whose friends are determined to help him get back in the dating game. Lesure is Gibbs, a photographer and successful ladies man. Cassidy plays Tyler, a features writer who brings a dose of style and sophistication to the group. And Busch is Neal, a somewhat nebbish reporter and the only one in the group with a steady girlfriend (Hagner). Together, the four friends help each other navigate the treacherous waters of work, friendship and women.
As for the guest stars, Stacy Keibler will play Keri, a gorgeous girl who hooks up with Milo and Gibbs at a bar and offers them an interesting proposition. J.K. Simmons will play P.J. Jordan, the stern and demanding publisher of the magazine where the guys work. He also happens to be the father of Neal's girlfriend, Amy. And Kathy Najimy will play Sasha Ryan, a well-known sex blogger being interviewed by Tyler and photographed by Gibbs... and attracting the attention of both.
Men at Work is slated to air on TBS Thursdays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), beginning with back-to-back episodes on May 24. The series will then air every Thursday in the 10 p.m. half-hour. Ten episodes have been ordered and will run through July 12, before being taken over by another original sitcom: Sullivan & Son. The season finale of Men will be back-to-back episodes as well on July 12.


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 April 30-May 4, 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, April 30, 2012
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Watch Mr. Warmth on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida stops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alison Williams (Girls) - Alison visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings) - Tune in to see Damon on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi) - Marilu joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra joins The Revolution on ABC at 2pm ET/1pm PT/CT.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock From the Sun) - Kristen guest co-hosts Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Catch Jesse on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lennon Parham (Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim continues to make the rounds on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
  • Reno Wilson (Mike & Molly) - Watch Reno on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Eden Sher (The Middle) - Eden appears on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. She later guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Annie Potts (Designing Women) - Annie visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Meredith Baxter (Family Ties) - Meredith stops by The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz appears on Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office) - Jennifer visits Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The Nate Berkus Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Catch Lena on The Colbert Report at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl shares how laughter helped her to make a revolution in her own life on The Revolution on ABC at 2pm ET/1pm PT/CT.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jennifer Aspen (Rodney) - Jennifer is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) - Cybill appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Friday, May 4, 2012
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Watch the adorkable Zooey on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patrick Warburton (Rules of Enagement/Seinfeld) - Patrick appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie joins the joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Raven-SymonĂ© (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Clean Slate" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin.

Speechless - " S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Modern Family - "Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Luke’s Halloween party isn’t the monster bash he dreamed of and is at risk of having the worst party of the year. Sensing trouble, the rest of the Dunphy’s realize all his party needs is a visit from Rod Skyhook, a little promotion and some adult supervision to get it started. Meanwhile at the Tucker-Pritchett home, Cam faces off with his Halloween nemesis while Lily and Mitchell try to save the day and work to keep him from going to the darkside. Finally, when Jay finds out that Manny is going to a party at the home of an old enemy, he enlists him to deliver a trick he will never forget.

black-ish - "Good Dre Hunting" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow convinces a begrudging Dre to try therapy, and he learns how to cope with his anger issues. Meanwhile, Johan becomes a life coach to the kids.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Charlie thinks Mac's mom is holding his mom hostage so the gang installs spy cameras in their house to monitor what's going on. What they end up discovering is the moms are quite entertaining once Dennis makes some quick edits and adds a laugh track to the surveillance footage. Dee wants in on the new hit show and Frank becomes obsessed with banging Charlie's mom now that he's seen her on TV.

Man Seeking Woman - "Horse" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Lucy attempts to forge a relationship with Josh's best friend Mike.

Schitt's Creek - "The Throuple" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David and Stevie try to come to terms with their new relationship; Alexis and Moira plan a mother/daughter lunch.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Wednesday, January 18

  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Watch Wendi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) and B.J. Novak (The Office) - Neil and B.J. are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Neil can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:20am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and his wife Rebecca Romijn chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Less Than Perfect) - Patrick is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie dishes about the new season of Scream Queens and her weight loss with Jenny Craig on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.