Friday, September 14, 2012

What I Like About You Back on ABC Family; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17, 2012)

We have a schedule change! ABC Family has made a change to its fall line-up. Beginning Monday (Sept. 17), the Amanda Bynes/Jennie Garth sitcom What I Like About You returns to ABC Family! The sitcom will air weekdays at 12 noon and 12:30pm ET/PT replacing two episodes of Still Standing. As a result of this change, Still Standing will be off of the line-up. No word on when it will return. As for What I Like About You, it hasn't aired on ABC Family in months. It has been airing on and off since January 2008. The sitcom has also aired on TeenNick, but it hasn't been seen in a while there. This means the series is returning to television after not airing for some months. No other schedule changes are being made on ABC Family and we can expect the schedule that we announced to remain intact.

On What I Like About You, when her widowed father moves to Japan, Holly (Amanda Bynes) is forced to move in with her straight-laced older sister Valerie (Jennie Garth), who's a promising public relations upstart living in Manhattan. It's not long before Holly's antics turn Valerie's regimented life upside down!



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 September 17-21, 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, September 17, 2012

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Watch Joseph on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Matthew Perry (Go On/Mr. Sunshine/Friends) - Matthew visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Megan is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Penny Marshall (Laverne & Shirley) - Tune in to see Penny on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet) - Kirstie appears on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) - Mo'Nique is a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - Catch Josh on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John stops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) - Jon chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Friends) - Kelsey appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Married with Children) - Christina drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy is a guest on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Penny Marshall (Laverne & Shirley) - Penny talks about her book, My Mother Was Nuts, on NBC's Today between 10-11am.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony continues to make the rounds on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Cloris Leachman (Raising Hope/The Facts of Life/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Cloris appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Amy on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - The lovely Julie visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony appears on Tavis Smiley on PBS, but check listings for time.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Maya Rudolph (Parks and Recreation) - Maya talks about Up All Night on NBC's Today between 7-9am. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa appears on a special Survivor 25th season commemorative show on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
  • Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother/Free Spirit) - Catch Alyson on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy continues to make the rounds on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Cloris Leachman (Raising Hope/The Facts of Life/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Cloris chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jackée (227) - Jackée is a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Urie and David Krumholtz (Partners) - The stars of the CBS sitcom Partners appear on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, September 21, 2012
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Watch Zooey on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Anthony Anderson (Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ed Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Ed chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) - Jon wraps up his appearances this week on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 25

The Big Bang Theory - "The Decision Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali is worried people won’t take him seriously in his own field after publishing a paper that suggests he may have discovered alien life. Also, Leonard wants to be the principal investigator on a plasma physics study.

Young Sheldon - "A Political Campaign and a Candy Land Cheater" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Unhappy that school funds are going towards football rather than academics, Sheldon decides to run for class president.

Mom - "Triple Dip and an Overhand Grip" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and Tammy revisit childhood memories on a trip to their old foster home. Also, Christy and Jill regret accepting a date with two guys from their AA meeting.

Life in Pieces - "Misery Turd Name Pills" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
While Joan is bedridden recovering from surgery, she persuades Sophia to spend time with her, which she quickly regrets. Also, Jen and Greg select a name for their new baby only to learn that Matt and Colleen chose the same one; Colleen and Matt invite the family over to get to know Morgan (Joey King); and Heather has a new business idea.

Superstore - "Quinceañera" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jonah (Ben Feldman) struggles to find his place at Amy’s (America Ferrera) daughter Emma’s quinceañera, while Dina (Lauren Ash) proves very popular with some teenage boys. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Mateo (Nico Santos) are obsessed with seeing Amy cry.

A.P. Bio - "Sweet Low Road" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When budget cuts threaten to gut Whitlock and put his job in jeopardy, Jack recruits Mary, Stef, and Michelle to take down the Superintendent. Durbin plans an appeal to the heart, while the students plan an appeal to the soul.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Tickling Clocks" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In an episode that takes place in real time, Jake and the squad must track down a hacker who has infiltrated the Nine-Nine's servers. Rosa deals with relationship issues. Hitchcock and Scully attempt to cook the perfect lasagna.

Abby's - "Mail Bin" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Abby finds a letter from her estranged father in a pile of unopened mail and opens up to the group about their fraught relationship.

Better Things - "The Unknown" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets theatrical.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 22)

Thursday, April 25

  • Paul Rudd (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/Wild Oats) - Catch Paul on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (Bless This Mess/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/How to Make It in America) - Lake visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan (Tacoma PD) - Steve and Kevin are guests on E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Diedrich Bader (American Housewife/Veep/The Drew Carey Show) - Diedrich visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James talks about Life in Pieces on People Now at 12pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Conners/The McCarthys/Getting On/Roseanne) - Laurie talks about Hillary & Clinton on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the BUILD SERIES at 3pm.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali is a guest on ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) and Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Billy and Ben talk about Standing Up, Falling Down on the BUILD Series at 1pm.


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