Friday, January 18, 2013

More Good News, Hallmark Channel Adds More Sitcom Airings; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 21, 2013)

The Golden Girls

It was just the other day we told you about The Hallmark Channel adding an extra hour of Happy Days, now we have even more good news! Beginning this Monday (January 21, 2013), the Hallmark Channel is removing the 8-10am episode of Home & Family and will replace it with two hours of The Golden Girls! As a result, now the original talk show block is only from 10am-1pm with Home & Family from 10am-12pm and Marie at noon -- with encores completely gone. But wait, there's even more good news! We get an extra hour each of recently added, new to the schedule sitcoms Happy Days and The Brady Bunch! Where will this extra hour each air? They will air weekdays from 4:00pm-6:00pm, with Happy Days in the 4pm hour and The Brady Bunch in the 5pm hour, both will replace The Golden Girls in the block.

If you're keeping score, it's all Happy Days and The Brady Bunch now from 1pm-10pm. Happy Days weekdays from 1-5pm & Mon-Thurs 8-10pm and The Brady Bunch weekdays from 5-8pm. Wow! As we expected, both sitcoms have been doing pretty well for them so far after a little over 2 weeks of airing on the network. Both comedies are also on other networks (Happy Days on INSP and The Hub, The Brady Bunch on INSP and MeTV), but as not as featured as they are on Hallmark. Will this schedule last for Hallmark? We hope so, but it is promising after 2 weeks! Stay with us 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 January 21-25, 2013, 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, January 21, 2013

  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Watch Jamie on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flyning Nun) - Sally appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Valerie Harper (Rhoda/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Valerie's Family) - Valerie stops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Catch Julie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Angela discusses her path to acting and the upcoming series finale of The Office on Marie on Hallmark Channel at 12pm.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Kristen is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. Michael also joins the Good Morning America team on ABC in the 8am hour.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally visits The Colbert Report at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Jenna Elfman (1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kim Coles (Living Single) - Kim is a guest co-host on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Christine Baranksi (Cybill/Happy Family) - Christine appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (All About the Andersons/The Bernie Mac Show) - Anthony is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office) - Jenna chats on The Jeff Probst show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Duffy (Step by Step) - Patrick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Friday, January 25, 2013
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Watch Angela on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Katey Sagal (Married with Children/8 Simple Rules) - Katey appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Clean Slate" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin.

Speechless - " S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
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.

Modern Family - "Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Luke’s Halloween party isn’t the monster bash he dreamed of and is at risk of having the worst party of the year. Sensing trouble, the rest of the Dunphy’s realize all his party needs is a visit from Rod Skyhook, a little promotion and some adult supervision to get it started. Meanwhile at the Tucker-Pritchett home, Cam faces off with his Halloween nemesis while Lily and Mitchell try to save the day and work to keep him from going to the darkside. Finally, when Jay finds out that Manny is going to a party at the home of an old enemy, he enlists him to deliver a trick he will never forget.

black-ish - "Good Dre Hunting" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow convinces a begrudging Dre to try therapy, and he learns how to cope with his anger issues. Meanwhile, Johan becomes a life coach to the kids.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Charlie thinks Mac's mom is holding his mom hostage so the gang installs spy cameras in their house to monitor what's going on. What they end up discovering is the moms are quite entertaining once Dennis makes some quick edits and adds a laugh track to the surveillance footage. Dee wants in on the new hit show and Frank becomes obsessed with banging Charlie's mom now that he's seen her on TV.

Man Seeking Woman - "Horse" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Lucy attempts to forge a relationship with Josh's best friend Mike.

Schitt's Creek - "The Throuple" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David and Stevie try to come to terms with their new relationship; Alexis and Moira plan a mother/daughter lunch.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Wednesday, January 18

  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Watch Wendi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) and B.J. Novak (The Office) - Neil and B.J. are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Neil can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:20am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and his wife Rebecca Romijn chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Less Than Perfect) - Patrick is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie dishes about the new season of Scream Queens and her weight loss with Jenny Craig on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.