Friday, May 31, 2013

GMC Becomes UP Tomorrow, Schedule Changes; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 3, 2013)



Tomorrow (Saturday, June 1) as we mentioned, gmc becomes UP and we have some schedule changes to announce. The Saturday schedule will change a bit and will now have four hours of sitcoms only. The long blocks are no longer happening, as we get an hour each of Smart Guy, Sister Sister, Moesha and 227 from 9am-1pm. The current line-up had Smart Guy, Sister Sister and Moesha with multiple hour blocks each from 9am-5pm. Saturday afternoons will now have four episodes of Touched by an Angel or 7th Heaven. Those two dramas will rotate, so this week is Touched by an Angel but next week will be 7th Heaven. The weekday changes will begin on Monday (June 3) and the only change is in the morning. Family Ties returns to the morning line-up and will air weekdays from 10am-12pm, replacing The Waltons. That drama is now off the regular schedule for now, but a marathon is scheduled on Sunday, June 30 from 3pm-1am, which includes some Walton movies. Back to Family Ties, it will also continue to air in its late night hour of 2am, so we have three hours every weekday now of Alex P. Keaton and family.

Stay with us for continued updates on UP. The network will actually officially change its name to UP tonight at midnight during a movie.


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 June 3-7, 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, June 3, 2013
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Watch Neil on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Nathan Lane (Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office) - Craig stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?) - Alyssa visits ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. Mistresses premieres on ABC on Monday, June 3 at 10pm/9pm Central.
  • Elizabeth Perkins (How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life)) - Elizabeth discusses type-1 diabetes on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island) - Dawn tells-all about what it was really like to work on the beloved show and reveals her favorite memories with fellow cast members on Marie at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters) - Former child stars, including Jaleel White, Mara Wilson and Jonathan Lipnicki (The Jeff Foxworthy Show/Meego), discuss Amanda Bynes and others whose lives seem to go out of control on Katie, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Nick on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me) - Anne is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Megan drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil continues to make the rounds on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • David Henrie (Wizards of Waverly Place) - David talks about about his current project working alongside comedians Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade in Grown Ups 2 on Marie at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • Jennifer Finnigan (Better with You) - Jennifer guest co-hosts a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sofia Vergara (The View) - Sofia chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) and George Lopez (George Lopez) - Sherri and George are guest co-hosts of The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Watch Johnny on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down) - Danny appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris Messina (The Mindy Project) - Chris visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • George Lopez (George Lopez) - George is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bridgit Mendler (Good Luck Charlie) - Bridgit stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida appears on a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell) - Tiffani guest co-hosts a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?) - Alyssa continues to make the rounds on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Catch Will on a special Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night at 8pm/7pm ET/CT and following the NBA Game on the west coast. Will also appears with his son, Jaden, on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Christopher Meloni (The Fanelli Boys/1st & Ten) - Christopher visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down) - Danny continues to make the rounds on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea is a guest on a repeat of Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Tune in to see Queen Latifah on a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, June 7, 2013
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Watch Neil on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He will also be on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (My Secret Identity/Carpoolers/We Are Men) - Jerry guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Marissa Jaret Winokur (Retired at 35) - Marisa is a guest on a repeat of The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi) - Marilu guest co-hosts a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - David appears on Katie, so check your local 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

Monday, January 16

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin vs. the Dutch Elm" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Kevin tries to charm his neighbor into giving him permission to cut down one of her trees, he becomes intimidated by her imposing son, Rutger (retired MMA Fighter and UFC Heavyweight Champion Bas Rutten), and invites them over for a non-existent party.

Man with a Plan - "A Dinner Gone Wrong" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Andi and Marcy realize they were rivals in high school, Adam and Don are dragged into the feud and forced to take sides.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Stalking Dead" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Max and Caroline get their big break when they’re cast as zombie extras after they finally arrive at the movie set in Texas where Randy is working. Back at home, Han and Oleg try their hand at construction after they fire the contractor working on the dessert bar. Beth Littleford guest stars as Bonnie, the assistant director of the zombie movie.

The Odd Couple - "Batman vs. The Penguin" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murph gets Oscar to agree to participate in a regular TV segment where he competes with a penguin at the zoo to predict the winners of hockey games. Also, Emily and Felix take their first steps to becoming just friends. Former professional hockey player Luc Robitaille guest stars as himself.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Monday, January 16

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Hodgman (Married) - John is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.