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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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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 23

The Goldbergs - "O Captain! My Captain!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly substitutes for Barry’s chemistry class in hopes to inspire students in the same way as Mr. Keating from “Dead Poets Society,” much to Barry’s embarrassment. When Beverly refuses to give Barry special treatment, Murray pushes Barry to work hard and prove to her that he can get a good grade.

Speechless - "C-H-- CHEATER!" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Maya and Kenneth work together to hold JJ accountable for his academic future when he cheats on an exam at school. Meanwhile, Ray gets into a get-rich scheme; but when Jimmy bails him out and teaches him an important lesson, Ray’s motivation to make fast money is revealed.

Modern Family - "Pig Moon Rising" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a quick workout session in the garage, Mitchell accidentally knocks over an urn filled with the ashes of Cam’s beloved pet pig Lilly. He quickly attempts to cover up his blunder and devises an appropriate cover-up. Hoping to catch Mitchell in his lie, Cam makes up a tall tale to trap him, but his own lie soon becomes a little too big to manage.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

The Goldbergs - "Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After learning of Murray’s love of action movies, Adam uses the moment to garner the courage to ask his dad for money to film his own action film. But the production goes from bad to worse when Barry goes missing for playing the lead, and an unlikely replacement steps in. Meanwhile, Erica takes Beverly to go clothes shopping. When a situation at the hip store goes awry, Erica decides to make her own version of the popular outfit she wants –using Beverly’s own sweaters.

Marlon - "Boys Only Want One Thing" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) struggles to come to terms with his daughter bringing home a boy for the first time. Yvette (Bresha Webb) uses Stevie (Diallo Riddle) to get great seats to a Beyoncé concert.

Marlon - "Exes With Benefits" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) contemplate whether to have no strings attached 'ex-sex.'

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Porn actress Taylor Slow asks the guys to find her stalker; Sarah asks her father to check out her new boyfriend, Steve; Ingmar is sure he'll find some dirt on Steve; Axel infiltrates Jane McKinney's agency.

Younger - "The Incident at Pound Ridge" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic. Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles.

Odd Mom Out - "Weber M.D." (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
By day, Jill shoots Brooke's new line of Von Weber wares, and by night, she and Vanessa investigate a rash of infections plaguing the Upper ``Yeast'' Side; Candace seeks answers for why she keeps getting called ``Candy Ass.''

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Wednesday, August 23

  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new NBC show Marlon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Goods Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John joins Clinton to create a classic carnival treat in the kitchen on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about reducing your cancer risk and see her own anti-cancer regimen on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on a repet of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.