Friday, December 20, 2013

CBS Announces March 31, 2014 as HIMYM Series Finale Date; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 23, 2013)

How I Met Your Mother

After 208 episodes told over nine seasons, the story of how Ted Mosby ultimately meets his children's mother will conclude with a special one-hour series finale on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. The How I Met Your Mother finale will be followed immediately by the series premiere of the new comedy Friends With Better Lives from 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT). Following its special premiere after the How I Met Your Mother finale, Friends With Better Lives moves to its regular Monday at 8:30PM ET/PT) time period on April 7, 2014. Friends With Better Lives is about six friends at different stages in their lives - married, divorced, newly engaged and single - who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. As part of CBS's new Monday lineup, 2 Broke Girls will move again, this time to the 8:00 PM time period starting on April 14 to lead off the night's comedy block. Mike & Molly and Mom will continue to air in the 9:00 PM ET/PT hour.

How I Met Your Mother stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan and Cristin Milioti. Friends With Better Lives stars Kevin Connolly, Majandra Delfino, James Van Der Beek, Zoe Lister-Jones, Brooklyn Decker and Rick Donald.


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 Dec. 23-27, 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, December 23, 2013

  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Betsy Brandt (The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie guest co-hosts a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark creates the ultimate sub sandwich with Michael Symon on a repeat of The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Koechner (The Office) - David and Will Ferrell take us behind-the-scenes of their film, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on a repeat of Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki appears on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica visits The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer stops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Catch Craig on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Megan Hilty (Sean Saves the World) - Megan stops by The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) and Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show) - Nia and Sanaa talk about The Best Man Holiday on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Watch Kirstie on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Adam Pally (Happy Endings/The Mindy Project) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice chats on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Catch Bette on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A.) - Scott is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie, Rob and Glenn are guests on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) - Tune in to see Melissa on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time)- Valerie appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa chats on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Arsenio Hall (Arsenio) - Arsenio appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason stops by Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • George Lopez (George Lopez) - George is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirk Cameron (Growing Pains) - Kirk appears on a repeat of The Better Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 27, 2013
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Adam on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - Ariana is a musical guest on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. She also appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida appears on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?) - Terry is part of the guest panel on a repeat of Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911) - Niecy is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lenny Venito (The Neighbors/The Knights of Prosperity) - Lenny cooks breakfast with Mario Batali on a repeat of The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa appears on a repeat of The Better Show, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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