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 (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

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
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, June 28

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "D-A-T-E-- DATE?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ meets a new girl at school, an injured gymnast, who must learn to adapt to school life in a wheelchair. JJ shows her the ropes and soon forms a crush. Elsewhere, Ray saves face by claiming a picture of his own nipple on his phone to be a ”sext” from his ”girlfriend.” The plan makes him a hero among the boys at school, but backfires after Maya learns the whole story. Meanwhile, Jimmy teaches Dylan how to properly deal with stress.

Modern Family - "Blindsided" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Dunphys and Pritchett’s are going head-to-head when Luke decides his best chance at getting into college is running for senior class president against Manny. The outcome of this election is even more important to Jay, Gloria and Claire, who prove to be dubious campaign managers. Now that Haley has started her own promotion business, Phil insists on introducing her to marketing guru Merv Schechter (played by Martin Short), who hasn’t seen a stress ball he can’t slap a logo on yet. Meanwhile, Cam finds out his star football player is moving away and makes a rash decision that is going to make home life a little cramped for Mitch and Cam.

American Housewife - "Surprise" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Oliver tells his parents that he’s so embarrassed by their modest house that he’d rather not have a birthday party at all. Katie decides to teach him a lesson by ambushing him with a surprise party at home with all his wealthy friends.

The Carmichael Show - "Shoot-Up-Able" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jerrod is forced to tell a police officer what he witnessed during a tragic event.

The Carmichael Show - "Porn Addiction" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family discusses porn addiction after Cynthia's reverend talks about the subject at a service.

Nightcap - "Always a Beard, Never a Bride" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson arrives with his guru and inducts the staff into what seems like a cult; TV show host Michael Strahan disappoints Davis when he avoids talking about football. Staci and Penny fight over TV personality Ross Mathews.

Younger - "Post Truth" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza deals with the aftermath of coming clean with Kelsey, and Charles tests their synchronicity. Kelsey and Josh become unlikely allies.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 26)

Wednesday, June 28

  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal/Teachers ) - Watch Justin on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Are You There, Chelsea?/Clipped) - Lauren is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also opens up about raising boys on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Carla Gugino (Spin City) - Carla appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon T. Jackson (Deadbeat) - Brandon appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage) and Molly Bernard (Younger) - Debi visits NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Debi and Molly are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers) - Bronson talks about Battle of the Network Stars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve is a guest on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly talks about The Little Hours on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle talks about Spider-man: Homecoming on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.