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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

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 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM 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.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.