Friday, November 15, 2013

Antenna TV Spends Thanksgiving with I Dream of Jeannie & More Sitcoms; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 18, 2013)

I Dream of Jeannie Marathon on Thanksgiving Day

Making a wish on a turkey wishbone and Dreaming of Jeannie? This Thanksgiving, Antenna TV will air a 27-hour I Dream of Jeannie marathon beginning at Midnight ET on Thursday, Nov. 28. Antenna TV, which airs on 83 affiliates across the U.S. reaching 67% of TV households, will air 54 back-to-back episodes of Jeannie starring Barbara Eden. BUT before that on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday Nov. 27, Antenna TV will run a cornucopia of Thanksgiving themed episodes of your favorite sitcoms: Father Knows Best, Bachelor Father, Hazel, Bewitched, All in the Family, Good Times, WKRP in Cincinnati, Diff'rent Strokes, Married...with Children and The Nanny from 5pm ET to Midnight, followed by a 27-hour I Dream of Jeannie marathon on Thanksgiving Day. The WKRP in Cincinnati Thanksgiving episode will air not once, not twice or even three times, but FOUR times in primetime from 8-10pm ET!

And finally, I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden has shared a special message for fans: "Thankful for Jeannie? Well, I must say, I am thankful for all the wonderful fans and viewers who have continued to show their love for a fun little show like I Dream of Jeannie! Thank you so much! Your love and support truly mean the world to me and I am very, very thankful for all of you! Thank you to Antenna TV for helping keep the magic alive!"


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 Nov. 18-22, 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, November 18, 2013

  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Watch the legendary Mr. Cosby on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad CafĂ©) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC. She shows off her Thanksgiving recipes on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff is a guest on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi guest co-hosts The View all this week on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She will also discuss her new book, Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Tune in to see Zooey on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim is a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha guest co-hosts ABC's The Chew on Monday and Tuesday at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Catch Jennifer on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. Finally, he will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Bill is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Caveman) - Nick appears on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell) - Mario is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric challenges Rachael to a game of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell) - Elizabeth and her dancing partner Val Chmerkovskiy discuss their elimination from Dancing with the Stars on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly discusses her family's personal journey with autism on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show) - Nia and Sanaa talk about The Best Man Holiday on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer continues to make the rounds on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. Finally, she will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim) - Molly chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Charles Esten (The Brian Benben Show/The Crew) - Charles is a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on Wednesday and Thursday, so check your local listings.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Catch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Happy Endings) - Adam appears on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Robin Williams (The Crazy Ones/Mork & Mindy) - Robin visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (The Office) - Ellie stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh wraps up his appearances this week on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show/Spin City/Family Ties) - Michael answers audience questions and reveals his Thanksgiving Day disasters on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Baio (See Dad Run/Charles in Charge/Happy Days) - Scott is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
Friday, November 22, 2013
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Jim on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) - Alan discusses his role in the new Hallmark Channel original movie, Let it Snow, on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

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
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 23

The Goldbergs - "O Captain! My Captain!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly substitutes for Barry’s chemistry class in hopes to inspire students in the same way as Mr. Keating from “Dead Poets Society,” much to Barry’s embarrassment. When Beverly refuses to give Barry special treatment, Murray pushes Barry to work hard and prove to her that he can get a good grade.

Speechless - "C-H-- CHEATER!" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Maya and Kenneth work together to hold JJ accountable for his academic future when he cheats on an exam at school. Meanwhile, Ray gets into a get-rich scheme; but when Jimmy bails him out and teaches him an important lesson, Ray’s motivation to make fast money is revealed.

Modern Family - "Pig Moon Rising" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a quick workout session in the garage, Mitchell accidentally knocks over an urn filled with the ashes of Cam’s beloved pet pig Lilly. He quickly attempts to cover up his blunder and devises an appropriate cover-up. Hoping to catch Mitchell in his lie, Cam makes up a tall tale to trap him, but his own lie soon becomes a little too big to manage.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

The Goldbergs - "Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After learning of Murray’s love of action movies, Adam uses the moment to garner the courage to ask his dad for money to film his own action film. But the production goes from bad to worse when Barry goes missing for playing the lead, and an unlikely replacement steps in. Meanwhile, Erica takes Beverly to go clothes shopping. When a situation at the hip store goes awry, Erica decides to make her own version of the popular outfit she wants –using Beverly’s own sweaters.

Marlon - "Boys Only Want One Thing" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) struggles to come to terms with his daughter bringing home a boy for the first time. Yvette (Bresha Webb) uses Stevie (Diallo Riddle) to get great seats to a Beyoncé concert.

Marlon - "Exes With Benefits" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) contemplate whether to have no strings attached 'ex-sex.'

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Porn actress Taylor Slow asks the guys to find her stalker; Sarah asks her father to check out her new boyfriend, Steve; Ingmar is sure he'll find some dirt on Steve; Axel infiltrates Jane McKinney's agency.

Younger - "The Incident at Pound Ridge" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic. Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles.

Odd Mom Out - "Weber M.D." (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
By day, Jill shoots Brooke's new line of Von Weber wares, and by night, she and Vanessa investigate a rash of infections plaguing the Upper ``Yeast'' Side; Candace seeks answers for why she keeps getting called ``Candy Ass.''

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Wednesday, August 23

  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new NBC show Marlon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Goods Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John joins Clinton to create a classic carnival treat in the kitchen on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about reducing your cancer risk and see her own anti-cancer regimen on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on a repet of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.