Friday, November 30, 2012

MeTV Network Presents I Dream of Jeannie on Sunday in Tribute to Larry Hagman; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 3, 2012)


As we still remember the passing of Larry Hagman, we have some more tribute marathon news. The MeTV Network will air four episodes of I Dream of Jeannie this Sunday (Dec. 2) from 6:00-8:00pm ET/PT as part of a tribute to the late actor Larry Hagman, who portrayed the role of Major Anthony Nelson on the hit sitcom that also starred Barbara Eden. The episodes that will air are: "The Lady in the Bottle," "Watch the Birdie," "My Turned on Master" and "The Strongest Man in the World." As we already mentioned, MeToo in Chicago will have an I Dream of Jeannie marathon tomorrow (Saturday, December 1) from 12pm-4pm CT. And earlier this week, MeTV Network aired his guest appearances on The Rockford Files and Night Gallery.

I Dream of Jeannie was last seen nationally on the cable networks WGN America and TV Land. This will be the first time it will air on a national digital broadcast station. Will the sitcom be joining MeTV? We'll let you know, but we can tell you it will be back on TV in late 2013! Stay tuned for continued updates!


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 December 3-7, 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, December 3, 2012

  • John Krasinksi (The Office) - Watch John on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! from Brookyln at 12am on ABC.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Denis Leary (The Job) - Denis stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Tune in to see Betty on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings) - Damon drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break) - Joey appears on a repeat of The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
  • Reba McEntire (Malibu Country/Reba) - Catch Reba on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael stops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Richard Lewis (Anything But Love) - Richard chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope) - Martha appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin plays the banjo on a repeat of Marie on Hallmark Channel at 11am ET/PT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny) - Fran joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Richard Lewis (Anything But Love) - Richard is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny) - Fran appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - John visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell) - Mario stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James is a guest on Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Catch Krysten on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! from Brooklyn at 12am on ABC.
  • Denis Leary (The Job) - Denis continues to make the rounds on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family/Back to You/Out of Practice) - Ty visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Scott Baio (See Dad Run/Charles in Charge/Happy Days) - Scott is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica talks about her latest book on a repeat of Marie on Hallmark Channel at 11am ET/PT.
Friday, December 7, 2012
  • Reba McEntire (Malibu Country/Reba) - Watch Reba on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. She also appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami) - Mark is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He also joins the GMA team on ABC's Good Morning America in the 8am hour.
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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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 23

The Simpsons - "The Cad and the Hat" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Bart betrays Lisa, he has to deal with his guilt – literally. Meanwhile, Springfield is in awe when Homer is revealed to be a chess savant.

Bob's Burgers - "Zero Lap Thirty" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Linda wins a contest to spend a dream weekend at the home where her favorite television show is filmed, things don’t go quite as planned. Back at home, Teddy’s back problems leave him stuck on the floor.

Bob's Burgers - "The Laser-inth" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gene accompanies Bob on the last-ever rock-and-roll laser show at the planetarium, but the night takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Linda takes the girls out for dinner and Louise has a surprise revelation.

Making History - "The Godfriender" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dan, Deb and Chris find themselves stuck in 1920s Chicago, with Al Capone (guest star Tim Robinson) holding their time travel bag hostage. Chris opts for a play-it-safe plan, using history to take out Capone, while Dan and Deb befriend him instead. As they teach him how to be a better mobster – and husband – they quickly realize that proving their loyalty may not be as easy as they thought.

Family Guy - "Hot Shots" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In order to “save” Stewie from autism, Peter and Lois decide not to vaccinate him and then proceed to convince the rest of Quahog to follow suit. Stewie runs away to save himself from diseases until Sean Penn (guest-voicing as himself) swoops in to save the day and brings vaccines to the whole town.

The Last Man on Earth - "Name 20 Picnics...Now!" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The gang throws a huge celebration canvassing every major holiday, but Tandy and Todd’s bro-mance hits a rough patch that threatens to end the fun.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Monday, April 24

  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Watch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about the new series I Love Dick on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Briga Heelan (Great News/Ground Floor) - Briga is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep), Mary Holland (Blunt Talk) and Timothy Simons (Veep) - Matt, Mary and Timothy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie talks about making her Broadway debut in Present Laughter on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Katie Gill (Baby Daddy) - Katie is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa joins Clinton Kelly in the kitchen to make a delicious dessert with an ingredient she’s never had before—Rhubarb on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate talks about 13 Reasons Why on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.