Friday, November 22, 2013

H.R. Pufnstuf, Land of the Lost Head to MeTV Network; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 25, 2013)

H.R. Pufnstuf

The MeTV Network is bringing Sid & Marty Krofft's popular series H.R. Pufnstuf and Land of the Lost to classic TV fans starting Friday, November 29 at 8|7c followed by a second special on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25. After the holidays, relive the magical mornings of the late '60s and early '70s each weekend. Both H.R. Pufnstuf and Land of the Lost will be added to MeTV's Saturday morning line-up beginning December 28 at 7am|6c. H.R. Pufnstuf kicks off the weekly line-up followed by Land of the Lost at 7:30am|630c. On November 29, the first two episodes of H.R. Pufnstuf will kick off the special from 8-9pm, followed by the first two episodes of Land of the Lost from 9-10pm. On Christmas morning the magic continues with the "Sid & Marty Krofft & Me" special which will air on Wednesday, December 25 beginning at 5am/4c. H.R. Pufnstuf and Land of the Lost, created in 1969 and 1974 respectively, are a pair of kids' television programs created by Sid and Marty Krofft. The duo's work is known for its vivid and colorful variety format and eclectic style.

Land of the Lost

Meanwhile, the holiday season is here and at MeTV they're celebrating it by bringing us holiday episodes (both Thanksgiving and Christmas) from their lineup of classic programs. Daytime and nighttime, we'll be walking through a winter wonderland of festive favorites, starting this Sunday, November 24. Find out which holiday episodes are headed your way, and get ready to enjoy some of television's most memorable holiday moments.


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. 25-29, 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 25, 2013

  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Watch Demi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Bette appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Giovanni Ribisi (Dads/My Two Dads) - Giovanni stops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-9am.
  • Katie Aselton (The League) - Katie is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Conway (McHale's Navy/Rango) - Tim appears on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Catch Angela on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, but check listings for time.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap) - Billy visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Tim Stack (Parker Lewis Can't Lose/Son of the Beach) - Tim stops by The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy Griffin and Rachael Ray are finding out how to look cute while eating all that holiday food…. by shopping for pig-out pants on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Debby Ryan (Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Debby talks about her starring role in Jessie on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - Watch John on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs) - Donald appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Bill is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Craig T. Nelson (Coach) - Craig explains why Thanksgiving is his favorite holiday on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) - Alan chats on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • John O'Hurley (Seinfeld) - John will be on NBC's Today between 7-9am and possibly also the 10am hour.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Catch Kunal on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Jay is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Robin Williams (The Crazy Ones/Mork & Mindy) - Robin appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - Ariana is a musical guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is part of the guest panel on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Louis appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Tune it to see Julia on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Let's Stay Together/Animal Practice/The Parkers) - Kym is a guest on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Wendy is part of the guest panel on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local istings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, November 29, 2013
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Watch Kelly on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Tune in to see Cobie on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) - Kat appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anthony Anderson (Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony stops by The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Michael J. Fox Show/Cursed/The Weber Show) - Wendell chats with Tavis Smiley on PBS, but check listings for time.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta is part of the guest panel on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Mike O'Malley (Welcome to the Family/Yes, Dear) - Mike appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March)

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series Bewitched - Seasons 5 & 6 (Mill Creek) Maude - The Complete Series WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete First Season (Shout! Factory) The Donna Reed Show - Season 2 (MPI Home Video)

03/03 - CHiPs - The Complete Third Season
03/10 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series
03/10 - Hey Dude - The Complete Series (Walmart Exclusive)
03/10 - Petticoat Junction - Family Favorite Episodes
03/17 - Bewitched - Season 5 (Mill Creek)
03/17 - Bewitched - Season 6 (Mill Creek)
03/17 - Bewitched - Seasons 5 & 6 (Mill Creek)
03/17 - Maude - The Complete Series (Shout! Factory)
03/17 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete First Season (Shout! Factory)
03/17 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Second Season (Shout! Factory)
03/24 - The Donna Reed Show - Season 2 (MPI Home Video)
03/31 - Silicon Valley - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
03/31 - Veep - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, March 4

The Middle - "Flirting with Disaster" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie finds herself innocently flirting with Axl's hot friend, Finn. But when she makes a not-so-innocent remark about him to her sister, she fears that both Finn and Axl may have overheard her conversation. Meanwhile, Sue is forced to take Brick to a “Planet Nowhere” sci-fi convention, and Frankie's dad, Tag (Jerry Van Dyke), asks Mike to secretly help him study and pass his driver's test so that he can keep his license from being taken away.

The Goldbergs - "Happy Mom, Happy Life" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Dana and Adam have to parent a doll for class, Beverly becomes a grand-smother and compromises their project AND relationship. Meanwhile, Erica is annoyed Barry takes up all her best friend time with Lainey. To get back at him, she joins the JTP and they shun Barry out of the group, but it later backfires for Erica.

Modern Family - "Closet? You'll Love It" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay and Claire scramble to shoot a Pritchett Closets commercial in response to their competitor’s new and catchy ad, but there might be some creative differences between father and daughter. A peeping-Tom in the neighborhood keeps using a drone to spy on Gloria sun-bathing so Phil, Luke and Manny make it their mission to take it down. Elsewhere, a tone deaf Lily prepares to perform in her school talent show and Cameron is more worried about it than she is, and Haley’s feelings for Andy become even more complicated when he gets rushed to the hospital with appendicitis.

black-ish - "Parental Guidance" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre, determined to make up for the no-frills, last-minute wedding he and Bow had, organizes an amazing vow renewal for their 15th anniversary. But when Bow’s hippie-dippy parents, Alicia (Anna Deveare Smith) and the very white Paul (Beau Bridges) show up unannounced -- bombshells are dropped and old disagreements re-ignite between the two families, especially with Pops and Ruby (Jenifer Lewis).

Schitt's Creek - "The Cabin" (Pop, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When Johnny and Moira use the mayor's cabin for the night, Alexis and David throw a party.

Melissa & Joey - "Parental Guidance" (ABC Family, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Joe makes the difficult decision to call Felicia when he learns that Dani has broken the rules.

Baby Daddy - "Happy Birthday Too You" (ABC Family, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Ben panics when he forgets his mother's birthday; Emma is injured while in Riley and Tucker's care.

The Game - "Switch!" (BET, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Blue has suspicions about Keira and Malik; Coach Sparks has a heart attack; Chardonnay vows to return to San Diego for revenge.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Goes on Family Fight" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When the gang appears on a nationally broadcasted game show, Dennis does his best to keep the gang's weirdness under wraps.

Man Seeking Woman - "Branzino" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Josh is convinced that he's finally found his soul mate.

Love Thy Neighbor - "The Ring" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Philip doubts himself; Hattie convinces him to start over and give Linda the ring.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 2) (All times ET unless noted)

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Aziz on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She will also be on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew guest co-hosts The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about her new ABC series American Crime on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Anne appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Vivica A. Fox (True Jackson, VP/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about her experience on The Celebrity Apprentice and tells us what she really thinks about Kenya Moore on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren talks about dating her Parenthood co-star Peter Krause and reveals why one of her co-stars sent stolen property to her house on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James and the cast of CSI: Cyber are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian talks about Archer on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy is a guest on Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 9am.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas LA) - Nick appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.