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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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM 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.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.