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

Tuesday, November 13

The Conners - "The Separation of Church and Dan" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Geena learns that D.J. hasn’t been taking Mary to church while she’s been away, she insists they go as a family to uphold her traditional values. To make matters worse, Mary refuses to attend without her cousins Harris and Mark, leaving D.J. in the last situation he wants to be in – at the mercy of Darlene. Meanwhile, Mark’s attempt to conduct an unbiased survey on the upcoming election for his school project goes south when Jackie volunteers to help.

The Kids Are Alright - "Peggy's Day Out" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To hide a mess Eddie made, his girlfriend, Wendi, tries to distract Peggy by insisting she take a day off with a fun day out while they take care of the housework. To everyone’s surprise, Peggy accepts the offer and requests Wendi tag along, with the ulterior motive of teaching her a lesson. Meanwhile, Eddie enlists the help of his brothers to clean up and keep Mike out of the house while Wendi and Peggy are out. Elsewhere, Pat introduces Timmy to his secret dog.

black-ish - "Purple Rain" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

Splitting Up Together - "War of the Wagners" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.

The Guest Book - "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and his family hate spending every summer in a subpar vacation home far from the beach; in order to afford paying a booking fee for their dream house, the Barefeet Retreat, Mike pulls double shifts and ends up paying more than he bargained for.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Tuesday, November 13

  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Catch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Taran Killam (Single Parents) - Taran visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul stops by The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of The Conners - Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Laurie Metcalf and Maya Lynne Robinson are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie previews the film Robin Hood on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!) - Tatyana talks about her upcoming two Holiday movies for Lifetime and Hallmark on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about The Upside Down and Network on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley appears on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


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