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 Café) - 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 (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 5

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Holey War" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the kids won’t admit who put a hole in the wall, Adam and Andi team up to get the culprit to confess.

2 Broke Girls - "And the About FaceTime" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Randy and Max get tired of Caroline being the third wheel on their FaceTime dates, Randy sets her up with one of his co-workers. Also, Oleg is distraught when Sophie tells him to trade in his beloved car for a minivan.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Celebration Experimentation" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After more than nine years together, the gang finally celebrates Sheldon’s birthday, surprising him with a special guest. Christine Baranski, John Ross Bowie, Sara Gilbert and Wil Wheaton return, joined by special guest star Adam West.

American Dad - "Bahama Mama" (TBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Stan gets upset at the idea of becoming a grandfather after Hayley and Jeff announced they're trying to have a baby; Steve and Klaus join a drug gang.

People of Earth - "Last Day on Earth" (TBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Gerry says goodbye to StarCrossed as he readies for his own long-awaited experience; Jonathan Walsh shares game changing information with Ozzie; Don and Kelly go on a date.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Monday, December 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Gael García Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage) - Emmanuelle drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The cast of Fuller House are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Harry perform Deck the Halls on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. talks about Office Christmas Party on the AOL Build Show at 3pm. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:45am.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn talks about Kevin Can Wait on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.