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

Tuesday, October 23

The Conners - "Tangled Up in Blue'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene is in for one surprise after another when David introduces his girlfriend, Blue (Juliette Lewis), at a parent-teacher conference and mentions that Mark and Harris will be spending the weekend with them. Dan hires Becky to help out at work, but they both come to learn that she might need more help than she can offer.

The Kids Are Alright - "Timmy's Poem" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To Peggy’s dismay, Timmy decides to enter a poetry contest to win the money he needs to repair his ventriloquist dummy. Stumped, he decides to plagiarize a poem and soon realizes he’s not the only one who passed it off as his own. Meanwhile, Mike and Lawrence continue to butt heads when Lawrence complains that there are no fresh vegetables in the family’s diet.

black-ish - "Don't You Be My Neighbor" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The neighbors decide to rent their house out for homestays and it’s causing problems for the Johnsons. Dre develops a newfound joy of calling the cops over petty neighborhood issues but begins to question the example he is setting for Jack. Meanwhile, Diane develops her first crush and Bow wants to help but lets Zoey take the lead.

Splitting Up Together - "Asking for a Friend" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Afraid that the answer could ruin his chances with Lena, Martin finds every way he can to avoid asking Lisa Apple if she is pregnant, while the potential pregnancy makes Lena more and more distant. At the same time, Lena worries Mason is changing himself to please his new girlfriend and finds parallels to her own relationship with Martin. Elsewhere, Maya tells Frank a pretend story about her “friend” who is dating someone new and pregnant to gauge what his honest reaction will be.

The Guest Book - "Finding Reality" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Vivian and Eddie leave Mt. Trace to make a fresh start in a small beachside town, where they meet Nikki and Tommy, the engaged couple running Emmy Lou's Grill and vacation home Barefeet Retreat, and Bodhi, the local handyman.

The Guest Book - "Under Cover" (TBS, 10:27PM ET/PT)
Rob and Shelley rent Barefeet Retreat to lure in their next mark, a woman named Angel who is abusing every substance that can be abused; Vivian develops a crush on Bodhi; Nikki goes into labor.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 22)

Tuesday, October 23

  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement/My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star) - Catch Oliver on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - David stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tyler Alvarez (Every Witch Way) - Tyler appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Scott Bakula (Murphy Brown/Eisenhower and Lutz/Gung Ho) - Scott will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/A Family for Joe/I Married Dora) - Juliette is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She also talks about Camping on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Brenda Song (Dads/The Suite Life on Deck/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd) - Brenda guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons/Checking In/227) - Marla appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric will be on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric talks about Speechless on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Nik Dodani (Murphy Brown/Atypical) - Nik talks about Murphy Brown on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor/Search Party) - Brandon talks about God Friended Me on the BUILD Series at 5pm.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Here and Now/Malcolm and Eddie/Listen Up!/Reed Between the Lines) - Malcolm-Jamal talks about The Resident on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright/Welcome to the Family) - Mary talks about The Kids Are Alright on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
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