Friday, April 13, 2012

TV Land Airing That '70s Show in June 2012; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16, 2012)


That '70s Show

TV Land will start airing That '70s Show starting June 1. The 1998-2006 Fox sitcom has been airing on the Viacom family since June 2008 when The N (now TeenNick) started airing the show. Last June, TeenNick stopped airing the sitcom but sister network Nick at Nite started airing the show and they still air the series every night at 10pm. That '70s Show can also be seen on Viacom-owned MTV from time to time in the early evenings. The Viacom networks share the series with ABC Family. Anyway, TV Land will start airing the series on June 1 and they will air a three-night marathon from Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3 from 9pm-12am each night. We have no idea right now if the series will also remain on Nick at Nite. It is possible it will since it does well for them and series like The Nanny air on both networks. Originally back when the Viacom deal was announced, it was supposed to go from TeenNick to TV Land in Fall 2010, but Nick at Nite started airing it in June 2011.

That '70s Show revolves around the lives of several teens living in Wisconsin in 1976 including Eric Forman (Topher Grace), who lives under the authority of parents, the girl next door and girlfriend Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), Fez (Wilmer Valderrama), a foreign-exchange student soaking up American culture, Jackie Burkhart (Mila Kunis), her on-again, off-again boyfriend Michael Kelso (Ashton Kutcher) and Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson), the conspiracy theorist of the group. The gang spends their time in Eric's basement, thinking of their lives, parents, and futures, but they manage to get into funny adventures and mishaps along the way through their teenage years.

We will reveal its regular airing schedule on TV Land very soon when we announce the June 2012 schedule. That '70s Show will not be the only new addition! Hint: a classic sitcom is coming to TV Land this June! What is it? Stay with us in the near future when we announce the June line-up. And also keep checking back if That '70s Show will still remain on Nick at Nite or not come June (my hunch is it will be on both networks).


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 16-20, 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 16, 2012
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Watch the lovely and funny Krysten on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy stops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly Monday-Tuesday, so check your listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri appears on Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny) - Fran visits Anderson, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She will also be on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Funny lady Kathy dishes about her new Bravo talk show, Kathy, on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie appears on NBC's Today between 10-11am ET-PT.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) - Watch Sean on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • J.B. Smooove (Bent/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Tune in to see J.B. on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena is a guest on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) - Casey visits The Rachael Ray Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Catch Gabourey on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Ana drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Annie Potts (Designing Women - Annie talks with Tavis Smiley, so check your local listings.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) and Will Sasso (Less Than Perfect/$#*! My Dad Says) - Sean and Will preview The Three Stooges movie on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel talks about his new SyFy competition show, Total Blackout, on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Friday, April 20, 2012
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Watch Candice on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jerry Ferrara (Entourage) - Jerry visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lena Dunham, Marnie Michaels, Jessa Johansson and Shoshanna Shapiro (Girls) - The cast of Girls chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Steven Weber (Wings/Cursed) - Steven appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
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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.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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