Friday, June 08, 2012

MeTV Summer 2012 Schedule Has Green Acres, The Mothers-in-Law; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 11, 2012)




The Summer of Me
Every weeknight this summer MeTV is different! From television's pioneers to groovy cats and campy classics, MeTV delivers a colorful assortment of action and drama, comedy and adventure all summer long. The "Summer of Me" starts Monday, June 18 and runs through September 3 and even has two new sitcom additions: Green Acres and The Mothers-in-Law! Check out the new primetime "Summer of Me" block schedule:

Mary & Dick & Bob & Ralph Mondays
8:00pm - The Mary Tyler Moore Show
8:30pm - The Dick Van Dyke Show
9:00pm - The Bob Newhart Show
9:30pm - The Honeymooners

Groovy Tuesdays
8:00pm - The Brady Bunch
8:30pm - The Mothers-in-Law
9:00pm - That Girl
9:30pm - Love, American Style

Hillbillies & Hooterville Wednesdays
8:00pm and 8:30pm - The Beverly Hillbillies
9:00pm and 9:30pm - Green Acres

Summer Camp Thursdays
8:00pm and 8:30pm - Batman
9:00pm and 9:30pm - Get Smart

Comedy Classic Fridays
8:00pm and 9:00pm - The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Green Acres

MeTV's two newest acquisitions will receive multiple airings every week. Green Acres will have two episodes aired Wednesdays at 9:00pm, as mentioned above, and two more episodes on Saturdays at 6:00pm & 6:30pm. The Mothers-in-Law will have one episode aired on Tuesdays at 8:30pm in "Summer of Me" and two more episodes on Sundays at 2:00pm & 2:30pm. As for the rest of the schedule, Hogan's Heroes moves to weekdays at 5:00pm and 5:30pm, while Kojak is leaving the schedule completely. View the full schedule (effective Monday, June 18) here. Discuss the schedule here.

The Mothers-in-Law




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 June 11-15, 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, June 11, 2012

  • Eric Andre (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Watch Eric on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) - Jack appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly on Monday and Tuesday, so check your listings.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/The Jackie Thomas Show/The Tom Show) - Tom guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Patrick Duffy (Step by Step) - Patrick visits NBC's Today between 7-9am. The new Dallas premieres on TNT on June 13.
  • Tyler James Williams (Go On/Everybody Hates Chris) - Tyler stops by The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
  • Patrick Duffy (Step by Step) - Catch Patrick on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno with other Dallas cast members at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Raven-SymonĂ© (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Watch Lena on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts a repeat of The Nate Berkus Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Catch Jada on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Mr. Warmth appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Married with Children) - Christina stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
Friday, June 15, 2012
  • Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope) - Watch Martha on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Cognition Regeneration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Leonard isn’t thrilled when Penny considers taking a new job offered by her ex-boyfriend, Zack (Brian Thomas Smith).

The Great Indoors - "The Heartbreaker" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack sets up a double date to get Eddie out of a post-divorce rut, but the night gets awkward when they run into Denise (Essence Atkins), Eddie’s ex-wife. Also, when Emma decides to breakup with her boyfriend, Greg (Andy Ridings), Clark is torn between making a move on her and salvaging his friendship with Greg.

Mom - "A Cricket and a Hedge Made of Gold" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Marjorie takes a break from the group, Bonnie becomes the go-to for everyone’s problems, and Christy tries to overcome a painful memory from her past.

Life in Pieces - "Ear Scorn Registry Manuscript" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen goes to Tim for help with an embarrassing ailment, she begs him not to tell the family. Also, Dougie (Fortune Feimster) enlists Joan to help her buy a gift for Matt and Colleen’s wedding; Heather gets jealous when her friends want to include Jen in their mommy group; and Professor Sinclair Wilde (Cary Elwes) encourages Joan to ask her family to read a draft of her book.

Superstore - "Ladies' Lunch" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the morning meeting, Glenn (Mark McKinney) accidentally tells the employees the real reason Amy (America Ferrera) has been late to work lately. Meanwhile, Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to cheer up Amy by kidnapping her for a "ladies' lunch." Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) invent a game to pass the time, tricking Glenn and Mateo (Nico Santos) in the process. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Amy take a fearless step with a dramatic new look.

Superstore - "Cheyenne's Wedding" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It's Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Bo's (recurring guest star Johnny Pemberton) dream wedding, but not everything goes according to plan. Meanwhile, relationships unravel as Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) dodge relationship rumors. Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to change Jeff's (recurring guest star Michael Bunin) mind after learning of upcoming layoffs, Dina (Lauren Ash) talks her way into the wedding party and Mateo (Nico Santos) dodges Jeff throughout the wedding.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Thursday, April 27

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C/It's All Relative) - John visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America chats about Superstore on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael plays Pyramid on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Perrey Reeves (Entourage) - Perrey makes a kale salad on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena talks about A League of Their Own on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Anna Baryshnikov (Superior Donuts) - Anna talks about Superior Donuts on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.