Friday, September 06, 2013

Tia Mowry Sitcom Premieres Sept. 29 on Nick at Nite; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 9, 2013)

Instant Mom

Nick at Nite will premiere Instant Mom, the brand-new, live-action family sitcom starring and produced by Tia Mowry-Hardrict (star of STYLE Network's hit series Tia & Tamera and the hit '90s comedy Sister Sister), on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 8:30 pm, following original sitcom See Dad Run (all times ET/PT). The multi-camera, scripted half-hour series features Mowry-Hardrict as Stephanie, a party girl who trades in Cosmos for carpools when she marries Charlie (Michael Boatman, Spin City), who already has three kids. Airing regularly on Nick at Nite Sundays at 8:30 pm (ET/PT), the series also will air on the adult-targeted NickMom comedy block on the Nick Jr. channel at 10pm. In support of the Sept. 29 premiere, NickMom.com has launched its Instant Mom show site, which includes trailers, character information and bonus video features. Full episodes will be made available after each premiere. Editorial support on NickatNite.com will also drive to Nickmom.com. Episodes will be available for purchase the day following each premiere on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Samsung Media Hub, Xbox Video and Vudu. Viewers can keep up with the show on Twitter by following the Instant Mom page at @InstantMomTV and the Nick@Nite page at @nickatnitetv and by liking the Instant Mom and Nick@Nite Facebook pages.

Instant Mom follows Stephanie as she struggles to maintain some sense of her fun-loving, slightly irresponsible life while managing being a full-time stepmom. Sheryl Lee Ralph (Moesha) stars as Stephanie's mother Maggie, and rounding out the cast are Charlie's three kids played by Sydney Park (CSI: NY), Tylen Williams and Damarr Calhoun. The season will find Stephanie learning what being a mom is all about and doing things her way: from attempting to get more involved by being on the parents' dance committee to starting an anonymous blog to planning a family "staycation" – often with far from perfect results.


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. 9-13, 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, September 9, 2013

  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Watch Steve on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris appears on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell on FXX at 11pm.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/Family Tools) - Leah visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (The Game/Moesha) - Brandy is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael and Katie Couric surprise several deserving people from recent newsmaking headlines on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap) - Billy talks about his book, Still Foolin 'Em, on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron and the cast of his new movie Rush will be on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
  • Billy Crystal (Soap) - Catch Billy on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development) - David visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Valerie Harper (Rhoda/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Valerie) - Valerie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa drops by Arsenio, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Reed Alexander (iCarly) - Reed appears on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eden Sher (The Middle) - Eden returns with news about the Emotionary, a unique dictionary, on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki will be on NBC's Today between 7-9am to promote the new release of Mama's Family - The Complete Series on DVD. She will also be on Bloomberg TV. Finally, she will be on ABC News Now What's the Buzz?
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Watch Joseph on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Charlie Sheen (Anger Management/Two and a Half Men) - Charlie appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development) - David is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason guests on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve talks about interracial dating and being back on tour on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • George Lopez (George Lopez) - Tune in to see George on Arsenio, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Jenny/Two and Half Men) - Jenny is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki appears as her Mama's Family character Mama on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel between 6-9am. She will also appear as herself on Morning Joe on MSNBC between 6-9am.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Catch Alec on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap) - Billy talks about his career and the Broadway revival of his autobiographical one-man show on Katie, so check your local listings. He will also be on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie visits and cooks up her favorite fall dishes on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirk Cameron (Growing Pains) - Kirk will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, September 13, 2013
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Watch Zooey on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Terry Crews (Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Seth Green (Dads/Greg the Bunny) - Seth is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Valerie Harper (Rhoda/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Valerie) - Valerie stops by to share a health update and talk Dancing with the Stars on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Jenny/Two and a Half Men) - Jenny joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki wraps up her appearances this week on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, February 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comic-Con Conundrum" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With Koothrappali cut off from his father’s fortune, he appoints Sheldon to help him get out of debt. Also, Penny considers joining Leonard at Comic-Con.

The Great Indoors - "Friends Like These" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack desperately begs his co-workers to pretend to be his closest friends at a dinner party after his lack of an inner circle begins to concern his girlfriend, Rachel (Maggie Lawson). However, he soon regrets asking for their help after they all behave awkwardly in her presence.

Mom - "Night Swimmin' and an English Muffin" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Bonnie discovers Adam is still close with his ex-wife, Danielle (Wendie Malick), Christy worries the emotional fallout could jeopardize Bonnie’s sobriety.

Life in Pieces - "Awkward Bra Automated Ordained" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dinner gets awkward for Jen and Matt when they find themselves alone without Greg and Colleen. Also, Lark accidentally locks out Greg and Jen from the house, prompting Greg to install a complicated home automation system; Heather and Tim try to sneak wine into an ice skating show to get out of paying at the venue; and John and Joan agree to an impromptu wedding after Colleen mentions that she’s an ordained minister.

Superstore - "Wellness Fair" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy (America Ferrera) sees Mateo (Nico Santos) out on a secret date with Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), she ignores Garrett's (Colton Dunn) advice to stay out of it, and ends up throwing multiple relationships - both real and imagined - into chaos. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) resents Jonah (Ben Feldman) for outshining him during Cloud 9's Wellness Fair, and Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to prove that Amy faked an illness.

Powerless - "Emily Dates a Henchman" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After being urged by her team, Emily (Vanessa Hudgens) sets her sights on the dating world but unknowingly falls for one of the Riddler's henchmen (guest star Robert Buckley). Meanwhile, Teddy (Danny Pudi) and Ron (Ron Funches) find a Batman artifact and discover Van's (Alan Tudyk) superhero fantasy. Christina Kirk also stars.

Baskets - "Marthager" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Martha books Chip a gig at a car crash.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Thursday, February 23

  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - Catch John on a repeat of the 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elijah Wood (Wilfred) - Elijah stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Get Out in the 9am hour. He appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Paul Scheer (The League/Fresh Off the Boat) - Paul visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Rob Huebel (Transparent/Burning Love) - Rob drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • David Spade (Rules of Enagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Norm Macdonald (The Norm Show/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Norm is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Rob Schneider (Real Rob/Rob/Men Behaving Badly) - Rob appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.