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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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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


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.

Complete TV Listings


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.