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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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