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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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