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

Sunday, December 4

The Simpsons - "The Last Traction Hero" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made “Bus Monitor” and tries to keep the peace.

Son of Zorn - "Return of the Drinking Buddy" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Zorn’s old friend Headbutt Man (guest voice Rob Riggle) is coming to town. Unfortunately for Zorn, Headbutt Man is now sober. Meanwhile, Alan is invited to a party where his crush, Nancy (guest star Emily Wong), will be. Unfortunately, he has to take Headbutt man’s daughter with him.

Family Guy - "Carter and Tricia" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Carter buys the Pawtucket Patriot brewery and decides to cut some corners to save a few bucks. Peter overhears the plan and runs and tells investigative journalist Tricia Takanawa about Carter’s plan to use toxic chemicals in the beer cans. Meanwhile, Brian’s drivers’ license has expired and he enlists Stewie as an instructor.

The Last Man on Earth - "Whitney Houston, We Have a Problem" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After finding a mysterious note left by Melissa that says “Goodbye,” the gang sets off to go look for her. Meanwhile, Gail gets stuck on a solo adventure of her own.

K.C. Undercover - "Holly Holly Not So Jolly" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Christmas time arrives and K.C. tells everyone she has to go pick up a last-minute gift, but instead goes to The Organization's therapist, Dr. Levinstein.

Mech X-4 - "Let's Survive in the Woods!" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Grey sets a trap for Ryan, Harris and Spyder while they're on a camping trip, which leaves MECH-X4 and Mark in danger.

Best Friends Whenever - "The Christmas Curse" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Shelby and Cyd encourage a homesick Daisy to incorporate a festive 16th-century tradition into their annual Christmas party.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Monday, December 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The cast of Fuller House are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Harry perform Deck the Halls on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. talks about Office Christmas Party on the AOL Build Show at 3pm. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:45am.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn talks about Kevin Can Wait on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.