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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, March 26

The Simpsons - "Dad Behavior" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer finds a new app that makes his life much easier and outsources his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa finds that he is about to be a father again.

Bob's Burgers - "Aquaticism" / "Ain't Miss Debatin'" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Tina learns that the aquarium is in danger of closing, the Belcher children devise a scheme to keep it running. Meanwhile, Bob realizes that he could learn a thing or two from Linda’s customer service skills. Then, when Tina is recruited by the debate team, she finds unexpected success and an even more unexpected relationship. Meanwhile, Louise and Gene convince their parents to help fund a stop-motion movie focusing on a surprising subject matter.

Making History - "Chadwick's Angels" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In need of a victory, the trio heads back to the 1990s to give Dan another shot at his childhood dream: finishing the infamous “Bellybuster” ice cream sundae at a local parlor. As Deb bonds with the parlor’s owner, Chris is on a mission to save a life in honor of his late British friend. But all of their plans are derailed when Dan runs into the bully that tormented him.

Family Guy - "Peter's Lost Youth" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter gets jealous of Lois when she upstages him at a Red Sox fantasy baseball camp. Meanwhile, Stewie runs away from home when Meg is left to babysit him.

The Last Man on Earth - "Find This Thing We Need To" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Carol makes a big discovery, enlisting Tandy and Erica to help her track down some answers. Meanwhile, Todd has a major breakthrough with Melissa.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Sunday, March 26

  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Catch Sanaa on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, March 27
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.