Friday, August 30, 2013

Part 1 of Melissa & Joey Summer Finale Hits Season High; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 2, 2013)

Doris Roberts on Melissa & Joey

The first part of the two-part Melissa & Joey summer finale on Wednesday spiked to a season high in the ratings across target female demos and set a 6-week high in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Viewers 12-34. The sitcom is Cable TV's #1 series at 8:00PM season to date in target demos. To further elaborate, Melissa & Joey climbed to season highs in Women 18-34 (326,000/1.0 rating), Women 18-49 (466,000/0.7 rating) and Females 12-34 (398,000/0.9 rating), and to 6-week highs in Adults 18-34 (412,000/0.6 rating), Adults 18-49 (617,000/0.5 rating) and Viewers 12-34 (496,000/0.5 rating). Season to date, Melissa & Joey is cable TV's #1 program in the time period across Adults 18-34 (508,000/0.8 rating), Women 18-34 (367,000/1.1 rating), Women 18-49 (567,000/0.9 rating), Viewers 12-34 (639,000/0.7 rating) and Females 12-34 (480,000/1.1 rating). Based on a full week of viewing, Melissa & Joey spikes by 50% in Total Viewers (1.408 million vs. 941,000), by 62% in Adults 18-34 (551,000 vs. 341,000), by 61% in Adults 18-49 (887,000 vs. 572,000) and by 56% in Viewers 12-34 (699,000 vs. 449,000). The second part of the summer finale continues Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 8|7c with guest star Doris Roberts returning.

At 8:30 p.m., fellow sitcom Baby Daddy hit a 4-week high in Adults 18-34 (368,000/0.5 A18-34 rating), Women 18-34 (276,000/0.8 rating) and Females 12-34 (370,000/0.8 rating), and set a 3-week high in Women 18-49 (395,000/0.6 rating). Season to date, Baby Daddy ranks as cable TV's #1 telecast in the half hour in Women 18-34 (390,000/1.2 rating) and Females 12-34 (534,000/1.2 rating), and is the #1 original cable TV program in Adults 18-34 (524,000/0.8 rating), Women 18-49 (564,000/0.9 rating) and Viewers 12-34 (691,000/0.8 rating). Season to date, based on Live + 7 ratings, Baby Daddy surges by 52% in Total Viewers (1.351 million vs. 890,000), by 80% in Adults 18-34 (577,000 vs. 320,000), by 61% in Adults 18-49 (843,000 vs. 523,000) and by 70% in Viewers 12-34 (760,000 vs. 448,000). The summer finale airs Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 8:30|7:30c.


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 Sept. 2-6, 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!

Molly Ringwald

Sunday, September 1, 2013

  • Molly Ringwald (The Facts of Life/Townies) - Molly is featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN. Former teen queen Molly Ringwald charmed us in the 80's classic films Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles. Today, we catch up with her, all grown up, at the Grammy museum in Los Angeles where she reveals her jazz roots and surprising new career as a singer. She talks about why she thinks American teens related to her, what it was like growing up in front of the camera and dealing with fame at an early age.
Monday, September 2, 2013
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Watch Angela on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Selena stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross and his band R5 perform on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Catch Michael on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will and his son Jaden are guests on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) and Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You - The stars of Jobs are guests on a repeat of Larry King Now at 2/5PM PT/ET on Ora TV & Hulu.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Married with Children) - Watch Christina on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Rob Corddry (The Winner/Ben and Kate) - Rob appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi) - Marilu is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Charlie Sheen (Anger Management/Two and a Half Men) - Charlie reveals the truth about his health on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie talks about Hot in Cleveland on NBC's Today between 7-9am and also in the 10am hour.
  • Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper and Betty White - A Katie Exclusive (Repeat, check your local listings): Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper and Betty White back together. Katie visits the set of Hot in Cleveland for an exclusive reunion with the cast members of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Friends for 40 years, these women have now banded together to support Valerie in her courageous battle with cancer. Plus, the ladies dish on all the untold stories from the show that made TV history.
  • The exciting new cast of Dancing with the Stars will be revealed live during ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. Some sitcom stars are rumored to be part of the new season.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Catch Queen Latifah on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sara Gilbert (Roseanne/The Big Bang Theory) - Sara drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Arsenio Hall (Arsenio) - Arsenio guests on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • David Alan Grier (Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Maria Canals-Barrera (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Maria discusses a Wizards of Waverly Place reunion on a repeat of Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy guest co-hosts a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, September 6, 2013
  • Arsenio Hall (Arsenio) - Watch Arsenio on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim O'Heir (Parks and Recreation) - Jim stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tom Lennon (Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Tom visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Sullivan & Son - The cast of the TBS sitcom are guests on a repeat of Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Melissa chats on The Ricki Lake Show, so check your local listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, July 26

The Goldbergs - "Jedi Master Adam Skywalker" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the school year comes to a close, Barry and Erica wonder what they’ll be voted for in the yearbook and pressure Adam – who’s on staff – to see the rough layout before it goes to print. But when they accidentally delete it, mass panic ensues and messes up Adam’s relationship with Jackie. Meanwhile, Murray is annoyed when Marvin comes to visit for money, but Beverly convinces him to help Marvin out with a plan, because he’s family.

Speechless - "T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ gets into an argument with Kenneth over their time together while Dylan decides she must “parent-trap” them both so they can get back together. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to be members of a country club for a week. Ray sees it as a chance to live the high life while Maya jumps at the chance to spend mother-and-son time.

Modern Family - "Grab It" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jay’s favorite place in the world, and only refuge, may be losing some of its charm when Phil considers becoming a member. At the Dunphy house, Claire mistakes her influence on Alex’s life choices, and Hayley cares too much about what Alex thinks about hers. Meanwhile, when Cam doesn’t give Mitchell the full story on what his play is really about, it really puts Mitchell in the spotlight.

American Housewife - "Other People's Marriages" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie encourages Viv (Leslie Bibb) to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him – and move in with the Ottos.

Modern Family - "Snow Ball" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Manny and Luke put on the school’s lavish winter dance and end up over their heads due to a texting error, it is up to them to fix it before the end of the night. Meanwhile, Gloria, Claire, Mitchell and Cam all volunteer at the dance while Jay’s thinly veiled guise to get out of it by pretending to want to spend time with Phil backfires. During the dance, Claire and Gloria attempt to set up Marjorie (“Saturday Night Live”’s Vanessa Bayer), an overbearing mom, with the school’s principal. Finally, Mitchell is unnerved to be back in high school and is shocked to see a lot of himself in the school bully and feels he needs a little guidance.

The Goldbergs - "Crazy Calls" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After getting their first-ever answering machines, Murray and Pop-Pop wage a message war on one another. Fed up, Erica, Barry and Pops try to stop the fighting by offering a trip to a hockey game as an olive branch. Meanwhile, Adam finally finds a lunch-time home with some lovable geeks in the computer room, but Beverly worries about his social standing and intervenes.

The Carmichael Show - "Maxine's Sister" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) brings her sister (guest star Aurora Perrineau) to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby (Lil Rel Howery) reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

The Carmichael Show - "The Blues" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) finds Cynthia (Loretta Devine) in the kitchen crying, she uncovers an uncomfortable possibility that is hard for the whole family to face: Cynthia may be suffering from depression and in need of therapy.

Nightcap - "The Show Might Go On, Part 1" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy's girlfriend, Christie Brinkley, urges him to quit the show; saving her voice for a speaking engagement, TV personality Bethenny Frankel makes Penny do her dirty work; actor David Hasselhoff tells embarrassing stories about his nephew, Marcus.

Younger - "The Gift of The Maggie" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza hunts for a new romance author, bringing her closer to Charles. Maggie slashes an art competitor.

Odd Mom Out - " M.F.A. in B.S." (Bravo, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jill struggles to make the right impression at her art show; New York Times best-selling author Derek Blasberg pays a visit to Brooke and Devon at Von Weber headquarters, but things do not go as planned; Lex gets advice from a stranger.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Wednesday, July 26

  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Watch Sutton on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She also chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Alice Wetterlund (People of Earth/Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. discusses his upcoming film The Emoji Movie on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jade Pettyjohn (School of Rock) - Jade appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey talks about The Last Tycoon on the AOL Build Show at 10:30am.