Friday, May 24, 2013

Memorial Day Happy Days Marathon in The Big Apple; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 27, 2013)



Sit on it! We have another major holiday coming up, so this means WLNY-TV 10/55 in New York will be airing a classic TV marathon! It's Memorial Day and it's time to get a little patriotic with the gang from Happy Days. The independent station will be airing a 12-hour marathon of the classic sitcom starting at 9am on Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day - ending at 9pm that evening. WLNY has previously aired marathons of I Dream of Jeannie, Taxi, The Odd Couple, The Munsters, Andy Griffith Show, and I Love Lucy on holidays already since launching this traditional last July. Now we have The Fonz, Richie and the Cunninghams to add to that impressive list! Set in 1950s and 1960s Milwaukee, the '70s ABC sitcom Happy Days tells the story of the Cunningham family - father Howard, mother Marion, son Richie and daughter Joanie. Howard owns a hardware store, while Marion stays at home. Richie's best friends are Potsie and Ralph. Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli is the local bad boy, riding a motorcycle and filling his days with fixing cars and dating girls. During the show's run, Richie leaves home to join the U.S. Army. Tune in starting at 9am on Memorial Day, New York! And we can't wait to find out what marathon will air on the 4th of July? Any suggestions? Chime in on Facebook! Come on back on Monday bright and early for more marathon news for Memorial Day.


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 May 27-31, 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, May 27, 2013
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Watch Jason on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development) - Alia drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Mike O'Malley (Yes, Dear/Welcome to the Family) - Mike visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your listings.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Catch Craig on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Krasinksi (The Office) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Melissa drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie - Peter joins Carla Hall and Daphne Oz to make a salted caramel banana waffle sandwich on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Baby Daddy Cast - Five members of the cast will be on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Watch Selena on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Tune in to see Julie on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project) - Mindy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • George Lopez (George Lopez) - George is a guest on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette co-hosts when kids at the tasting table render the verdict on a grilled cheese showdown between Mario Batali and Daphne Oz on on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Kym Whitley (The Parkers/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Silver Spoons Cast - The cast reunites on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
  • Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm/The Goldbergs) - Catch Jeff on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me) - Anne visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Soleil and her mother Sondra Peluce Londy are guests on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke guest co-hosts a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, May 31, 2013
  • Leah Remini (Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Watch Leah on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. is a guest on a repeat of on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Tune in to see Nick on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Melissa visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody is a guest on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November/December)

2 Broke Girls - The Complete Third Season Two and a Half Men - The Complete Eleventh Season WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Series Hot in Cleveland - Season Five Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show - The Complete Series
Family Ties - The Complete Series Happy Days - The Sixth Season The Jeffersons - The Complete Series Mister Ed - The Complete Series Mork & Mindy - The Complete Series

10/07 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Classic Christmas Episodes
10/07 - The Flying Nun - The Complete First and Second Seasons (Mill Creek)
10/07 - The Middle - The Complete Fifth Season (Warner Archive)
10/07 - The Office - The Complete Series
10/07 - The Wonders Years - Season One
10/10 - The Wonder Years - The Complete Series - Read Our Review / The Signature Edition / Seasons 1-3
10/14 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Third Season
10/14 - Two and a Half Men - The Complete Eleventh Season
10/21 - Married with Children - Seasons 5 and 6 (Mill Crek)
10/21 - The Soul Man - The Complete Second Season
10/21 - Square Pegs - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/28 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Series / Read Our Review
11/04 - The Exes - Seasons 1 & 2
11/04 - Hot in Cleveland - Season Five
11/04 - Napoleon Dynamite - The Complete Animated Series
11/04 - Sgt. Bilko (The Phil Silvers Show) - The Complete Series / Read Our Review
11/06 - Kenan & Kel - The Best of Seasons 3 & 4
11/11 - Dads - The Complete Series
11/11 - Dharma & Greg - The Complete Season 2
11/11 - Family Ties - The Complete Series
11/11 - My Favorite Martian - Best of Collection
11/11 - Taxi - The Complete Series
11/11 - Wings - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/18 - King of the Hill - The Complete Seventh Season / The Complete Eighth Season
11/25 - Better Off Ted - The Complete Second Season
12/02 - Broad City - Season 1
12/02 - Happy Days - The Sixth Season
12/02 - The Simpsons - The Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
12/09 - Barney Miller - The Complete Sixth Season
12/09 - Family Guy - Volume 13
12/09 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series
12/09 - Mister Ed - The Complete Series
12/09 - Mork & Mindy - The Fourth Season / The Complete Series
12/16 - The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - The Final (Fourth) Season
12/23 - My Favorite Martian - Season Two - Collector's Edition
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, December 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The First Pitch Insuffiency" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Wolowitz is nervous after NASA asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels game. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny try to prove Sheldon wrong after he says that he and Amy are a “superior couple.">

Mom - "Free Therapy and a Dead Lady's Yard Sale" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Family secrets come out when Christy and Bonnie are asked to join Violet's therapy session.

Two and a Half Men - "Clockwise in Back Hole Until Tight" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
alden and Alan are determined to convince Louis that Santa Claus is real.

The McCarthys - "Red Sox Swap" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Pam, the McCarthys’ upstairs tenant, is heartbroken over a recent breakup, Marjorie invites her to celebrate Christmas with the family and watch them play their extremely competitive annual gift exchange game. Alyson Hannigan guest stars as Pam, the upstairs tenant; Gilles Marini guest stars as Maurice, Ronny’s date.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 15) (All times ET unless noted)

Thursday, December 18

  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Nick on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Christine Baranski (Cybill/Welcome to New York) - Christine is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rosie O'Donnell (Gimme a Break!) - Rosie appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm. Charlie Rose interviews Chris on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew will be on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John C. McGinley (Ground Floor/Scrubs) - John stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rockmond Dunbar (The Game/Girlfriends) - Rockmond is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pauly Shore (Pauly) - Pauly stops by SportsNation at 3pm on ESPN2.
  • Willie Garson (Sex and the City/Mr. Belvedere) - Willie discusses what to expect in the final season of White Collar on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Annie on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer's new breakout role of playing a character battling chronic pain who is addicted to prescription painkillers will be featured on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about Top Five and her Gotham Comedy Club appearance on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.