Friday, October 26, 2012

TV Land's Halloween Stunts Includes Roseanne; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 29, 2012)


This Halloween TV Land presents... The Roseanne Scare-a-thon! Join TV Land this Halloween season for the most spooktacular party around during The Roseanne Scare-A-Thon beginning tomorrow (Saturday, October 27) 1pm ET/PT! The Conners are master pranksters who never miss a chance to celebrate Halloween in all its gory glory. The Halloween marathon kicks off with the first Roseanne Halloween episode featuring the infamous "Castle of Horror" and continues through each Halloween episode ever produced! Tune in to see Roseanne's night at the Lobo Lounge dressed as a lumberjack, Roseanne's visit from the ghosts of Halloween past, present and future, as well as the episode culminating with the arrival of baby Jerry Garcia Conner. You won't want to miss these spooky back-to-back episodes featuring guest stars like James Pickens Jr. (Grey's Anatomy), Ed McMahon (The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson), Marlo Thomas (That Girl), Jennifer Saunders (Absolutely Fabulous), and Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous). Also remember to tune in for an encore presentation of The Roseanne Scare-A-Thon later that night beginning at 2:30am ET/PT.

Then, keep the scary spirits alive all day long on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31 with the chilling Jurassic Park movie trilogy starting at 8am and your favorite Halloween-themed episodes from sitcoms M*A*S*H, The Cosby Show, Everybody Loves Raymond, and The King of Queens!


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 October 29-November 2, 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, October 29, 2012

  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Watch Chris on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC. Jimmy goes back to his hometown Brooklyn this week to tape the shows. Pavan will be attending Monday. Stay with us for updates.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope and Faith) - Kelly drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. Flight opens in theaters on November 2.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie chats about her new Lifetime movie, The Eleventh Victim, on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Reba McEntire (Malibu Country/Reba) - Reba talks about her new show on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. Malibu Country premieres on ABC on Friday, November 2 at 8:30/7:30c.
  • Florence Henderson (The Brady Bunch) - Florence appears on Joy Behar: Say Anything! at 6pm on Current TV.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa is a guest on The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Catch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John continues to make the rounds on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Katey Sagal (Married with Children/8 Simple Rules) - Katey appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie talks about how she's starting over at age 40 on Katie, so check your local listings. She will also be on NBC's Today between 10-11am.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break) - Joey visits The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Tune in to see Julie on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Lily Tomlin (Malibu Country) - Lily appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Watch Demi on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennifer Coolidge (2 Broke Girls) - Jennifer drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Challen Cates (Big Time Rush) - Challen chats on Hallmark Channel's Home & Family at 10am-12pm ET/PT.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Catch Joel on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Maggie Elizabeth Jones (Ben and Kate) - Maggie visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) - Casey drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Last Man Standing returns to ABC on Friday, November 2 at 8/7c.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda stops by to talk about how she's balancing her busy life on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah chats on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) - Jane is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Brandon Routh (Partners) - Brandon appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Reba McEntire (Malibu Country/Reba) - Reba performs the Malibu Country theme song on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Friday, November 2, 2012
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office) - Watch Jenna on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah drops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) - Candace talks about her new romantic comedy, Puppy Love, on Marie on Hallmark Channel at 12pm ET/PT.
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Amanda visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie continues to make the rounds on The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John wraps up his appearances this week on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He will also be on Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
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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.