Friday, August 09, 2013

MeTV Fall 2013 Schedule "Fall for Me"; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 12, 2013)

Fall for MeTV

The MeTV Network has announced its "Fall for Me" fall 2013 schedule which will make its debut Monday, September 2, 2013. Joining the MeTV schedule for their maiden voyage on the network are two seaworthy series: Gilligan's Island and The Love Boat. Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip....and set a course for adventure! Other brand new shows to the "Fall for Me" schedule, as well as the MeTV library, include the slapstick Civil War-era comedy F Troop, Wanted: Dead or Alive, starring Steve McQueen and beginning in November, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour joins the Sunday Night Noir line up. Among the key highlights for the schedule includes an exciting prime time line up, featuring back to back episodes of Gilligan's Island Monday through Thursday at 8PM, followed at 9 PM by the return of Hogan's Heroes. Then, F Troop joins the ranks at 9:30 PM. Each weeknight beginning at 10 PM, see back-to-back episodes of five classic sitcoms: The Mary Tyler Moore Show on Mondays, Taxi on Tuesdays, The Bob Newhart Show on Wednesdays, Rhoda on Thursdays and The Dick Van Dyke Show on Fridays. New this fall on Fridays in primetime beginning at 8 PM, it's the "MeTV Made for TV Movie." Every Friday night, MeTV will present a made for TV movie based on these iconic shows: Perry Mason, Columbo, The Mod Squad, The Brady Bunch, Canon, Vegas, Diagnosis Murder and The Andy Griffith Show.

While there are new additions to the line-up, there will also be series returning to the schedule. Those shows are Hogan's Heroes, The Untouchables, Rawhide, Cannon, Twilight Zone, Taxi, The Bob Newhart Show, I Love Lucy, Remington Steele, The Streets of San Francisco and The Rockford Files. To make room, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, The Odd Couple, The Mothers-In-Law, The Lucy Show, Burke's Law and That Girl will be off the schedule, while MeTV discontinues the Sunday MeTV Showcase and they say goodbye to Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie (latter two will move to Antenna TV in late Fall). This fall's MeTV schedule has more than 60 different classic TV programs every week. No other Network has as much variety or as many of the most beloved series of all time. Gilligan's Island and The Love Boat were two of the most requested series from MeTV viewers of all ages...and now they are joining the schedule.

View the COMPLETE MeTV "Fall for Me" Fall 2013 schedule. And discuss your thoughts as well!


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 Aug. 12-16, 2013, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVRs (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!

Monday, August 12, 2013

  • Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Watch Ashton on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jennifer Coolidge (2 Broke Girls) - Jennifer visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife) - Malin is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter joins Carla Hall and Daphne Oz to make a salted caramel banana waffle sandwich on a repeat of The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation) - Rob chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Kristen stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri guest co-hosts a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
  • Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) - Catch Kat on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Elizabeth Perkins (How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) - Elizabeth discusses her new documentary project on a repeat of Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island) - Dawn discusses working on the beloved show and reveals her favorite memories on a repeat of Marie at 1pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • Jennifer Finnigan (Better with You) - Jennifer joins The Couch to shed light on the dark side of international adoption on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Watch Steve on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (Roseanne/The Big Bang Theory) - Sara chats on New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm. She will also be on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am to discuss her new book The Imperfect Environmentalist.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim vists The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Selena drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Scott Baio (See Dad Run/Charles in Charge/Happy Days) and Ryan Newman (See Dad Run) - Scott and Ryan are guests on a repeat of Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • David Henrie (Wizards of Waverly Place - David talks about his project working with comedians Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade in Grown Ups 2 on a repeat of Marie at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Catch Jim on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother/Full House) - Bob appears a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Debi Mazar (Entourage) - Debi guests on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jim Rash (Community) - Jim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Roseanne appears on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Angela Kinsey and Oscar Nunez (The Office) - Angela and Oscar share behind-the-scenes stories about the highly-anticipated series finale on a repeat of Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, August 16, 2013
  • Michael Cera (Arrested Development) - Watch Michael on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Selena is a guest and performs on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Andy Dick (Less Than Perfect/NewsRadio) - Andy appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) - Tune in to see Kat on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts a repeat of The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, November 13

The Conners - "The Separation of Church and Dan" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Geena learns that D.J. hasn’t been taking Mary to church while she’s been away, she insists they go as a family to uphold her traditional values. To make matters worse, Mary refuses to attend without her cousins Harris and Mark, leaving D.J. in the last situation he wants to be in – at the mercy of Darlene. Meanwhile, Mark’s attempt to conduct an unbiased survey on the upcoming election for his school project goes south when Jackie volunteers to help.

The Kids Are Alright - "Peggy's Day Out" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To hide a mess Eddie made, his girlfriend, Wendi, tries to distract Peggy by insisting she take a day off with a fun day out while they take care of the housework. To everyone’s surprise, Peggy accepts the offer and requests Wendi tag along, with the ulterior motive of teaching her a lesson. Meanwhile, Eddie enlists the help of his brothers to clean up and keep Mike out of the house while Wendi and Peggy are out. Elsewhere, Pat introduces Timmy to his secret dog.

black-ish - "Purple Rain" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

Splitting Up Together - "War of the Wagners" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.

The Guest Book - "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and his family hate spending every summer in a subpar vacation home far from the beach; in order to afford paying a booking fee for their dream house, the Barefeet Retreat, Mike pulls double shifts and ends up paying more than he bargained for.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Tuesday, November 13

  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Catch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Taran Killam (Single Parents) - Taran visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul stops by The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of The Conners - Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Laurie Metcalf and Maya Lynne Robinson are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie previews the film Robin Hood on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!) - Tatyana talks about her upcoming two Holiday movies for Lifetime and Hallmark on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about The Upside Down and Network on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley appears on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
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