Friday, February 14, 2014

The Cosby Show Presidents' Day Marathon in NY; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 17, 2014)

The Cosby Show

New York, get ready for another classic TV marathon on WLNY during a holiday. One of the most beloved families in television history will have you laughing on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 17, when WLNY-TV 10/55 presents The Cosby Show marathon from 9:00am to 9:00pm. This classic sitcom filmed in Brooklyn, New York, stars Bill Cosby as Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable and Phylicia Rashad as his wife, Clair Huxtable. The marathon will have all 24 unforgettable episodes from the sitcom's classic first season. The marathon will culminate in primetime with the 1985 "Slumber Party" episode, when Clair is out of town for a seminar and Cliff tries to entertain Rudy's friends during a slumber party, airing at 7:30 pm and the fun filled 1985 "Cliff’s Birthday" episode, when the Huxtable children celebrate Cliff's 50th birthday by presenting things that are older than dad and Cliff goes to extreme measures to find out what the family will give him for a present, airing at 8:30pm. Immediately following the memorable Cosby Show moments, viewers can tune into WLNY News at 9PM.

WLNY's The Cosby Show marathon will also feature the 1985 "Vanessa's New Class" episode, where Vanessa's solar system doesn't compare to the competition at the science fair and she accuses her best friend of getting help from her parents (5:30pm) and the "Clair's Case" episode where Cliff teaches the children the proper way to do their chores and cooks strange foods for dinner, while Clair keeps long hours as she prepares to represent Sondra in court (6:00pm), and the 1985 "Back to the Track, Jack" episode, when Cliff accepts a challenge to compete in a track event for seniors, only after his college rival dares him to participate (7:30pm). And of course the marathon will start off with "Pilot Presentation" at 9:00am followed by the classic second episode "Goodbye Mr. Fish." Tune in on Monday on WLNY, New York!


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 Feb. 17-21, 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, February 17, 2014

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at midnight on NBC.
  • The Cast of How I Met Your Mother - Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Neil Patrick Harris will “suit up!” when they present the Top Ten List on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Will drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ellie Kemper (The Office) - Ellie appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailee visits Home & Family at 10am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted/Ben and Kate) - Geoff is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Arnold (The Tom Show/Tom/Roseanne) - Tom stops by The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah appears on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Albert Tsai (Trophy Wife) - Albert is a guest on Pop Sugar on TV Guide Network at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Catch Jerry on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at midnight on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers/30 Rock) - Kristen is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends) - Matt visits ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Talk) - Craig appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra talks about Broadway's Outside Mulligan on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs) - Donald will be on SI Now at 1pm.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Watch Ray on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Growing Pains) - Leonardo is interviewed by Gayle King on CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Penny Marshall (Laverne & Shirley) - Penny is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony will be on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel at around 8:30am.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Catch Joseph on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian visits ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me) - David drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny) - Fran chats on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • David Walton (About a Boy/Bent/Perfect Couples) - David will be on Pop Sugar on TV Guide Network at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
  • Jason Hervey (The Wonder Years) - Jason appears on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
Friday, February 21, 2014
  • Ken Jeong (Community) - Watch Ken on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is part of the guest panel on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister) - Tamera addresses critics and opens up about her interracial marriage and motherhood on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim is a guest on New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jackée Harry (227/Sister, Sister) - Jackée will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 9pm on OWN.
  • Rhea Perlman (Kirstie/Cheers) - Rhea chats on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (January)

The Cosby Show - Seasons 5 & 6 (Mill Creek) Married with Children - Seasons 7 and 8 (Mill Creek) The Facts of Life - The Complete Series Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Second Season

01/06 - The Cosby Show - Season 5 (Mill Creek)
01/06 - The Cosby Show - Season 6 (Mill Creek)
01/06 - The Cosby Show - Seasons 5 & 6 (Mill Creek)
01/06 - Girls - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
01/06 - Married with Children - Season Seven (Mill Creek)
01/06 - Married with Children - Season Eight (Mill Creek)
01/06 - Married with Children - Seasons Seven and Eight (Mill Creek)
01/13 - The Big House - The Complete Series
01/13 - Episodes - The Third Season
01/13 - The Facts of Life - The Complete Series (Shout! Factory
01/20 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Second Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 27

New Girl - "Landline" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Coach's liaison with the school nurse (guest star Erinn Hayes) gets messy, vice principal Jess must enforce a new, “no fraternization” policy among the teachers. But the tables soon get turned when she finds herself attracted to the hot new science teacher (guest star Julian Morris). Meanwhile, Nick is enjoying being Schmidt and Winston’s secretary, after the loft gets a new home phone.

The Mindy Project - "The Devil Wears Lands' End" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mindy gets herself and Danny into trouble when she tries to fix the practice’s image in the eyes of the hospital’s new head of obstetrics. Meanwhile, Peter puts his grudge against Jeremy aside when he discovers that his colleague’s beer pong skills could help him beat TV creator Shonda Rhimes (guest-starring as herself), the reigning Dartmouth Alumni Match champion.

Parks and Recreation - "Gryzzlbox" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Leslie and Ben suspect that Gryzzl is invading the privacy of Pawnee residents. April addresses the new Parks and Rec interns, while Tom helps Andy renegotiate a contract.

Parks and Recreation - "Save J.J's" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Leslie holds a rally in an attempt to keep JJ’s Diner from closing. Tom surprises Donna with the ultimate pre-wedding gift.

Marry Me - "Friend Me" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
While preparing for the wedding, Annie (Casey Wilson) realizes that Jake (Ken Marino) needs more groomsmen to match her nine bridesmaids and makes a concerted effort to reunite Jake with his long lost friends. Once “The Boyz” are back in their lives however, Annie finds herself competing with them over who knows Jake the best. She also learns that Daniel (guest star Jerry O’Connell, “The League”) may be the real reason behind Jake’s falling out with his friends. Meanwhile, Gil (John Gemberling) persuades Dennah (Sarah Wright Olsen) to join him in his newest business venture - diet shakes.

About a Boy - "About a Hook" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With the help of Andy (Al Madrigal), Will (David Walton) gets music mogul Johnny Idalis (guest star Greg Germann) to listen to a new song he wrote, however Johnny isn’t impressed with the hook. Meanwhile, Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) grows upset and frustrated with Chris (guest star Chris Diamantopoulos) and Fiona’s (Minnie Driver) growing relationship and flees to crash with Will, who is left struggling to juggle writing a catchy hook and the complications of his new roommate.

Ground Floor - "The Mansfield Who Came to Dinner" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Brody panics when Jenny invites the cultured and sophisticated Mansfield over to their zero bedroom, half bathroom 'palace' for dinner to thank him for paying for college. Harvard and Lindsay are the perfect couple who never, ever fight. That is until all their pent up tension explodes in the middle of Jenny's dinner party. When Threepeat gets his 15 minutes of fame as a financial correspondent, he freezes up until he gets a little on camera help from former childstar Derrick.

Cougar Town - "Waiting for Tonight" TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Grayson makes a reservation at the hottest restaurant in town, and he and Jules are determined to make it despite constant obstacles. Andy rents a special costume for Stan's birthday, but he has trouble getting it off. And Ellie starts ghost tweeting for Laurie, eventually getting lost in her new character.

Sirens - "Superdick" (USA Network, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After saving a landlord with a nut allergy, Johnny finds the perfect apartment to share with Theresa; Brian tries to understand his relationship with Voodoo.

Sirens - "Johnny Nightingale" (USA Network, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Johnny has an encounter with an overly grateful patient; Brian agrees to escort an injured girl to her prom.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 26) (All times ET unless noted)

Tuesday, January 27

  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Catch Patton on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony stops by The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Norton (Louie) - Jim appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin talks about It's Only a Play on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife) - Michaela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Roseanne is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.