Friday, May 18, 2012

Family Ties Also Gets Marathon on GMC; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21, 2012)


Family Ties
Earlier in this very busy week we told you about Family Ties coming to GMC beginning Monday (May 21)...and yes, that's still happening, but we have some more news now! The hit '80s sitcom will have a marathon on Sunday, May 27, 2012, part of Memorial Day Weekend! The marathon will run from 2pm-1am, so that's 22 hilarious episodes in a row for you to watch! GMC has not yet announced its plans for Memorial Day itself, so if there is of anything of note on that day marathon wise, we will let you know on our annual Memorial Day TV marathons blog post on that day. So enjoy Alex P. Keaton and the rest of the Keatons on GMC, weekdays 10-11am and a marathon on Sunday, May 27 from 2pm-1am ET! Malloryyyyyyyyyyyyy!


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 May 21-25, 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, May 21, 2012
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Watch Kathy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock From the Sun) - John appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly) - Miranda is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim visits Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Catch Will on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. Men in Black III opens in theaters on May 25.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Watch Keke on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie stops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will continues to make the rounds on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Tune in to see Ana on Anderson, so check your local listings.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Catch Johnny on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will wraps up his appearances this week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Friday, May 25, 2012
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Watch Alison on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judith Light (Who's the Boss?) - Judith visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 18

The Goldbergs - "Revenge o' the Nerds" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn’t like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam’s assistance.

Speechless - "T-R-- TRAINING D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jimmy takes JJ camping to give him “the talk,” Maya trains a ragtag group of new aides, and sparks fly between Dylan and Ray’s bully.

Modern Family - "Sex, Lies & Kickball" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

American Housewife - "The Lice Storm" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Anna-Kat brings home a lice infestation, Katie uses it to force bonding time with Taylor. Greg attempts to bond with Oliver (and avoid lice) by camping in the backyard, but Greg becomes concerned when Oliver keeps ditching their campout to be with their new sleazy neighbor named Spencer.

You're the Worst - "A Bunch of Hornballs" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen's relationship with Boone. Meanwhile, Edgar's friend Max encourages him to overspend on party planning.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Wednesday, October 18

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Woody and Rob chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about LBJ on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about A Question of Faith on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Liz Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/Victorious) - Liz opens up about the Dynasty reboot on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about her new Lifetime movie The Watcher in the Woods on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Patrice Lovely (Love Thy Neighbor) - Patrice appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:50am.
  • Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) - Frankie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark appears 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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