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 (April)

Barney Miller - The Complete Seventh Season Frasier - The Complete Series What's Happening!! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - Season Seven Sgt. Bilko (The Phil Silvers Show) - The Second Season

04/07 - Barney Miller - The Complete Seventh Season
04/07 - The Brady Bunch - The Complete Series
04/07 - The Crazy Ones - The Complete First Season
04/07 - Frasier - The Complete Series
04/07 - King of the Hill - The Complete 9th Season
04/07 - King of the Hill - The Complete 10th Season
04/07 - 1600 Penn - The Complete Season 1
04/07 - Wanda at Large - The Complete First Season (WBShop.com)
04/07 - Wilfred - The Complete Season 4
04/14 - Growing Pains - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
04/21 - What's Happening!! - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
04/28 - I Love Lucy - I Love Mom Edition
04/28 - The Jeffersons - Season Seven
04/28 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites: Season 5
04/28 - Sgt. Bilko (The Phil Silvers Show) - The Second Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 19

The Simpsons - "Waiting for Duffman" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Duffman (guest voice Stacy Keach) undergoes hip replacement surgery and retires, the company sets up a reality show competition to find his replacement. Homer wins the competition, and because the job requires him to stay sober, he learns that beer isn’t as necessary as he thought to have a good time.

Bob's Burgers - "My Big Fat Greek Bob" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob scores a temporary gig as a cook at an “underdog” frat house and discovers that he fits right in! Hijinks ensue as Bob and the rest of the fraternity brothers find themselves in the middle of a collegiate prank war that involves the house's most famous alumnus, Dr. Yap (guest voice Ken Jeong). Meanwhile, the kids are on a mission to invade the frat house and get in on the action.

The Simpsons - "Peeping Mom" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart lies about being involved in a bulldozer crash, so Marge decides to follow him everywhere until he confesses. Meanwhile, Homer ignores Santa’s Little Helper when Flanders gets a new dog.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Beach House" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The team is excited to spend the weekend at Charles’ beach house for a detectives-only-getaway, until Jake ruins the fun by inviting Captain Holt. Meanwhile, Charles helps Rosa send romantic texts to her new boyfriend (guest star Nick Cannon), and Gina tries to get Amy drunk, simply for her own enjoyment.

Family Guy - "Once Bitten" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After attending obedience school, Brian becomes much more submissive, and Peter realizes he misses his old, feistier pal. Meanwhile, Chris makes a new friend at school, but feels betrayed when he discovers it was all a ploy to get closer to Meg.

The Last Man on Earth - "Moved to Tampa" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Is it Tucson or Tampa for Phil Miller & the gang?

Liv and Maddie - "Prom-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 7:30PM ET/PT)
Andie asks Holden to prom before Liv can; Karen arranges for Craig to take Maddie to prom while Diggie's away.

Austin & Ally - "Duos & Deception" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Trish books a famous brother-sister duo to perform with the A&A students; a code inspector threatens to shut the school down.

K.C. Undercover - "Spy-anoia Will Destroy Ya" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
K.C.'s brother Ernie brings home his new girlfriend, Jolie; K.C. is suspicious and believes Jolie is a spy.

I Didn't Do It - "Stevie Likes Lindy" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A rich kid named Stevie falls for Lindy and tries to buy her heart; Garrett's hiding that he has his driver's license.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 20) (All times ET unless noted)

Sunday, April 19

  • Brandy Norwood (The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Catch Brandy on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, April 20
  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - Watch John on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Stamos (Jake in Progress/Full House/You Again?) - John drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Dick Van Dyke (The Dick Van Dyke Show/The New Dick Van Dyke Show) - Dick is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Josh Gad (The Comedians/1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Michael Rapaport (The War at Home) - Michael joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:15am.
  • Suzanne Cryer (Silicon Valley/Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place) - Suzanne talks about what to expect on the second season of Silicon Valley on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick discusses his new film Adult Beginners and talks about saying goodbye to his sketch comedy series Kroll Show on HuffPost Live at 12pm.
  • Lily Tomlin (Malibu Country) - Lily discusses her new comedy Grandma and shares details on reuniting with Jane Fonda in the upcoming Netflix series Grace and Frankie (premiering May 8) on HuffPost Live at 12:30pm.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Parks and Recreation/Free Agents) - Kathryn talks about Happyish on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera will be on People Now.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show/Minor Adjustments) - Wendy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.