Friday, October 18, 2013

Entertainment Weekly Reunites 10 Classic TV and Movie Casts; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 21, 2013)



Entertainment Weekly is releasing their fourth annual "The Reunions Issue" next Friday (Oct. 25) and it will feature ten classic TV and movie casts reuniting! ABC's Good Morning America has started previewing each reunion as of Wednesday. First up, GMA showed the cast of the hit Julia Roberts film Mystic Pizza reuniting! Yesterday GMA brought us Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers of the '80s TV drama Hart to Hart reuniting and hosted by Parks and Recreation stars Amy Poehler and Adam Scott! Today GMA reunited the cast of the '70s family TV drama The Waltons! Good "morning" John Boy! Now those are just three of the ten featured on EW's "The Reunion Issue." Other classic casts reunited are: Boy Meets World, Frasier, The X-Files, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, School of Rock, Do the Right Thing and Wicked. Watch for more of these on Good Morning America airing next week! But if you can't wait until then or can't wait to pick up the issue itself next Friday, you can look at some of the cast pictures, both then and now!

So if you're missing Mulder and Scully and can't cope without Cory and Topanga, Entertainment Weekly has you covered with the fourth annual Reunions Issue. The casts have reassembled to chat about their iconic characters and swap stories about life on the set. And that's not all! Fans of Frasier, Mystic Pizza, or The X-Files can even purchase one of three special collector's edition covers.


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 Oct. 21-25, 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, October 21, 2013
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Watch Alec on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He is also a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kevin Connolly (Entourage/Unhappily Ever After) - Kevin visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He will also be on Good Day NY on WNYW-Fox5 between 7-9am.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He will also be on CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Tune in to see Soleil on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie chats on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Angela is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings. It will be rebroadcast on Tuesday at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. drops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • The Cast of Frasier - The cast of Frasier will reunite on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Tune in to see Alyssa on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. She will also be on Sirius / XM Satellite Radio.
  • Debra Messing and Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Debra and Eric reunite on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings. They will also be on Daily Shot with Ali Wentworth on Yahoo.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • The Cast of Boy Meets World) - The cast of Boy Meets World will reunite on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Watch Megan on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on The Aresenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun) - John discusses his new children's book, Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo, on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He will also be New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm ET (tentative).
  • The Cast of The Middle - The cast of The Middle celebrates the show's 100th episode on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. They will later appear on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. It's a "Heck" of a great time, when the whole Heck family—aka, the cast of ABC's hit comedy The Middle, Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer visit and cook with Iron Chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted and the cast of CSI celebrate the show's 300th episode on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. Ted will also be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. talks about his new game show on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha dishes about the new season of For Better or Worse on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on HuffPost Live.
  • Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/McHale's Navy) - Gavin talks about his book, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith & Life, on NBC's Today between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
  • Robin Williams (The Crazy Ones/Mork & Mindy) - Catch Robin on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Megan drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Let's Stay Together/Sparks) - Kym chats on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Wendy appears on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings. It will be rebroadcast on Friday at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • Mike O'Malley (Welcome to the Family/Yes, Dear) - Mike visits The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Letscher (Joey/Good Morning, Miami/Almost Perfect) - Matt is a guest on New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm ET.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun) - John discusses his new children's book, Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo, on Good Day NY on WNYW-Fox5 between 7-9am.
  • Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/McHale's Navy) - Gavin talks about his book, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith & Life, in NYC on Good Day NY between 7-9am on WNYW-Fox5.
Friday, October 25, 2013
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Watch Wanda on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men) - Kal is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney guest hosts a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife) - Malin chats about Trophy Wife on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Josh Charles (Sports Night) - Josh stops by CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan is in the house on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about his career and latest film news on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mary Steenburgen (Ink) - Mary appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell - Elizabeth and her Dancing with the Stars partner Val Chmerkovskiy are guests on The Ellen DeGeners Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/McHale's Navy) - Gavin talks about his new memoir, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith & Life, on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, October 21

The Simpsons - "Flanders' Ladder" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bart is struck by lightning and is visited by ghosts seeking closure only he can provide.

Bob's Burgers - "The Wolf of Wharf Street" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
On Halloween night, Linda tries to impress the kids by taking them to look for a wolf that has been terrorizing the town; an injured and medicated Bob believes that Teddy has turned into a werewolf.

The Simpsons - Treehouse of Horror XXIX" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu; Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers; Lisa finally snaps; Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

Bob's Burgers - "Nightmare on Ocean Avenue Street" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The kids set out for their regular Halloween shenanigans, but when everyone's candy bags start mysteriously disappearing, it's up to Tina, Louise and Gene to find the culprit.

Family Guy - "Big Trouble in Little Quahog" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Brian teases Stewie for being small, Stewie invents a shrinking machine that results in both of them shrinking to a microscopic size.

Rel - "Halloween" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Rel, Nat, Brittany and Dad get together to watch a scary zombie movie around Halloween night, the film sparks a lot of controversy amongst the group.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Friday, October 19

  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas LA) - Nick appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa makes a special appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered/Second Generation Wayans) - Regina visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chloe x Halle (grown-ish) - Chloe x Halle are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about You on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee talks about Halloween on People Now at 12pm.
  • Ashley Johnson (Growing Pains/Phenom/Maybe This Time) and Ennis Esmer (You Me Her/Red Oaks) - Ashley and Ennis talk about Blindspot on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace talks about her new children's book Candace Center Stage on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.


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

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
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