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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, April 19

I Love Lucy - "I Love Lucy Funny Money Special" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
I LOVE LUCY FUNNY MONEY SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of the classic series, will be broadcast Friday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The two episodes, “The Million-Dollar Idea” and “Bonus Bucks,” are newly colorized with a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed. As with previous “Lucy” specials, the main titles and end credits are seamlessly combined into one set at the beginning and end of the hour, with no interruption between the episodes.

In “The Million-Dollar Idea,” Lucy and Ethel attempt to get rich quick by bottling Lucy’s homemade salad dressing. A commercial pitch on a local TV program results in hundreds of orders, but Ricky soon determines that the girls are not charging enough to cover the cost of production and distribution. They decide to fill the initial orders and get out of the business fast, but a second TV appearance, designed to discourage additional sales, results in even more orders!

In “Bonus Bucks,” it’s the Ricardos vs. the Mertzes when both couples claim ownership of a dollar bill worth three hundred dollars in a newspaper’s “Bonus Bucks” contest. To save their friendship, they decide to split the winnings, each couple keeping half the actual bill until it can be redeemed. Unfortunately, Ricky puts the Ricardos’ half of the dollar in his pajama pocket – and Lucy sends those pajamas to the laundry!

Last Man Standing - "Yass Queen" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep; Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.

The Cool Kids - "Indecent Proposal" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In an attempt to date a guy who is way out of her league, Margaret pretends to be someone she's not.

Sydney to the Max - "Little Shop of Reynolds" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sydney and Olive decide to help Max at the bike shop's biggest sale of the year; when Leo's dad hires a girl to work at the arcade, Max and Leo compete to see who can impress her the most.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Watch Beth on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Happy Days) - Henry appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Chalke (How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)/Mad Love/Scrubs/Roseanne) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke guest co-hosts ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Bill Hader (BarrY) - Bill talks about Barry on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rick Fox (The Game/Mr. Box Office) - Rick talks about Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake Choi (Single Parents) - Jake talks about Single Parents on the BUILD Series at 11am.


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Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season

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02/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-3 (Blu-ray)
02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
02/26 - What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season
03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
04/02 - Archer: Danger Island - The Complete Season Nine
04/09 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fifth Season
04/12 - Evening Shade - The Complete Collection
04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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