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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06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
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06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 23

The Goldbergs - "O Captain! My Captain!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly substitutes for Barry’s chemistry class in hopes to inspire students in the same way as Mr. Keating from “Dead Poets Society,” much to Barry’s embarrassment. When Beverly refuses to give Barry special treatment, Murray pushes Barry to work hard and prove to her that he can get a good grade.

Speechless - "C-H-- CHEATER!" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Maya and Kenneth work together to hold JJ accountable for his academic future when he cheats on an exam at school. Meanwhile, Ray gets into a get-rich scheme; but when Jimmy bails him out and teaches him an important lesson, Ray’s motivation to make fast money is revealed.

Modern Family - "Pig Moon Rising" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a quick workout session in the garage, Mitchell accidentally knocks over an urn filled with the ashes of Cam’s beloved pet pig Lilly. He quickly attempts to cover up his blunder and devises an appropriate cover-up. Hoping to catch Mitchell in his lie, Cam makes up a tall tale to trap him, but his own lie soon becomes a little too big to manage.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 9:30PM 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.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

The Goldbergs - "Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After learning of Murray’s love of action movies, Adam uses the moment to garner the courage to ask his dad for money to film his own action film. But the production goes from bad to worse when Barry goes missing for playing the lead, and an unlikely replacement steps in. Meanwhile, Erica takes Beverly to go clothes shopping. When a situation at the hip store goes awry, Erica decides to make her own version of the popular outfit she wants –using Beverly’s own sweaters.

Marlon - "Boys Only Want One Thing" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) struggles to come to terms with his daughter bringing home a boy for the first time. Yvette (Bresha Webb) uses Stevie (Diallo Riddle) to get great seats to a Beyoncé concert.

Marlon - "Exes With Benefits" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) contemplate whether to have no strings attached 'ex-sex.'

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Porn actress Taylor Slow asks the guys to find her stalker; Sarah asks her father to check out her new boyfriend, Steve; Ingmar is sure he'll find some dirt on Steve; Axel infiltrates Jane McKinney's agency.

Younger - "The Incident at Pound Ridge" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic. Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles.

Odd Mom Out - "Weber M.D." (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
By day, Jill shoots Brooke's new line of Von Weber wares, and by night, she and Vanessa investigate a rash of infections plaguing the Upper ``Yeast'' Side; Candace seeks answers for why she keeps getting called ``Candy Ass.''

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Wednesday, August 23

  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new NBC show Marlon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Goods Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John joins Clinton to create a classic carnival treat in the kitchen on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about reducing your cancer risk and see her own anti-cancer regimen on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on a repet of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.