Friday, January 24, 2014

Hot in Cleveland Going Live Again, As is Soul Man; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 27, 2014)

Hot in Cleveland

TV Land announced a LIVE television event: one hilarious hour with two LIVE back-to-back season premieres of original sitcoms – Hot in Cleveland and The Soul Man this spring. Hot in Cleveland will go LIVE for the second time on Wednesday, March 26 at 10pm ET, and The Soul Man will follow at 10:30pm ET with its first live episode ever. The Soul Man, a spin-off of Hot in Cleveland, stars Cedric The Entertainer as Reverend Boyce Ballentine, a character that originated as Elka Ostrovsky's (Betty White, Hot in Cleveland) pastor. Their characters will again cross over into each other's worlds during the live shows. The West Coast will get the live-to-tape versions beginning at 10pm PT. Current 10pm occupants The Exes and Kirstie will finish their seasons up in late February.

Hot in Cleveland premiered last season with a live episode on June 19, 2013. Guest stars in this episode included Brian Baumgartner (The Office), Danny Pudi (Community), Shirley Jones (The Partridge Family) and Star Trek legend William Shatner, and the episode averaged 2.7 million total viewers (Source: Nielsen, L+7). Stay with us for continued updates.


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 Jan. 27-31, 2014, 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, January 27, 2014

  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Watch Louis on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Breckin Meyer (Married to the Kellys/Inside Schwartz) - Breckin stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Imani Hakim (Everybody Hates Chris) - Imani appears on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Teri Polo (I'm with Her/Man Up!) - Teri discusses the upcoming season of The Fosters on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Gary guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of How I Met Your Mother - Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Catch Eric on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda drops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Haden Church (Wings) - Thomas appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Louis is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette stops by The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Gary guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Cheryl Hines (Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) - Candace shows us how to entertain a “Full House” with tips for keeping kids entertained on game day on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - Watch B.J. on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney stops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • David Koechner (The Office) - David appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Don Cheadle (The Golden Palace) - Don is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda continues to make the rounds on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Gary guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tahj Mowry (Baby Daddy/Smart Guy) - Tahj talks about the new season of Baby Daddy on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Bresha Webb (Love That Girl!) - Bresha is a guest on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff Garlin Friar's roast will be featured on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 8:30am.
  • John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier - The men of Full House reunite to discuss their new Dannon Oikos Super Bowl ad on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. They will also be on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Catch Miley on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Alison appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl) - Max is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa stops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Gary guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Shawn and Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Shawn and Marlon are tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm ET.
  • Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Melissa is a guest on Pop Sugar on TV Guide Network at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/Tom/The Tom Show) - Tom talks about his comedy tour and upcoming appearance on Psych on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced - Fran talks about Cinderella on Broadway on NBC's Today between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry will be on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier - The men of Full House are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Friday, January 31, 2014
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Watch Tim on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • James Van Der Beek (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show/Spin City/Family Ties) - Michael is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl) - Max visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Imani Hakim (Everybody Hates Chris) - Imani stops by to talk about the new TV movie The Gabby Douglas Story on 106 & Park at 6pm on BEt.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina gives us a sneak peek at her new Lifetime movie The Gabby Douglas Story on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. Finally, she is a guest on 106 & Park at 6pm on BET.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey is part of Queen Latifah's Super Bowl Blowout on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Gary will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:30am.
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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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