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 (May)

Mad About You - The Complete Series The Jim Gaffigan Show Newhart - The Complete Fifth Season The Facts of Life - The Final (Ninth) Season The Wonder Years - Season Five

05/03 - Mad About You - The Complete Series
05/03 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season One
05/10 - Newhart - The Complete Fifth Season
05/17 - Angie Tribeca - The Complete First Season
05/17 - The Facts of Life - The Final (Ninth) Season
05/24 - The Wonder Years - Season Five
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 4

The Middle - "Not Mother's Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After enduring year after year of botched Mother’s Days, Frankie declares that the family gets to take a pass on doing anything at all for her this year. But after a man offers to buy Frankie’s groceries at the market when she discovers that she forgot her wallet – and tells her to pay the kindly gesture forward – she decides to have the family pull each other’s names out of a hat and do something nice for that person, which doesn’t go as smoothly as planned.

The Goldbergs - "Smother's Day" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Barry and Erica forget to get Beverly a Mother’s Day gift and make last minute “Mom Coupons” instead.  Beverly is understandably hurt, and decides to get revenge by cashing in every coupon they have made.  Meanwhile, Adam tries to get Murray to let him go to space camp and accuses him of being as dream crushing as Pop-Pop.

Modern Family - "Promposal" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
With Closet-Con right around the corner, Claire is on high alert and convinced there is a mole in the company. Meanwhile, Phil goes vigilante when he and Gloria confront Auntie Alice for stealing her hot sauce recipe. Jay tries to teach Joe how to do some manly handy work, and with prom coming up, Mitch helps Luke with his “promposal” while Cam helps with Manny’s, but Cam goes a little overboard, revealing that there maybe something deeper going on.

black-ish - "Super Rich Kids" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre has always felt his older son was never like him, but when he finally meets Junior’s cool friends, Dre is all in and happy that his son may have the opportunity for an actual social life.  Meanwhile, Bow is dealing with Ruby, Zoey, Jack and Diane not confessing to things breaking around the house and decides to handle it her own way after some judgment from Vivian.

Lopez - "George Hosts a Golf Tournament" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
George hosts a celebrity golf tournament to bolster his Vegas residency credentials in the midst of personal chaos with his AWOL daughter.

The Soul Man - "Soul Train" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When Lolli gets kicked off a wine train, she forces Boyce to have her back, even though he knows she’s in the wrong. Stamps helps Alicia relieve her campaign stress.

Schitt's Creek - "Moira's Nudes" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Moira is worried that racy photos from her past will jeopardize the campaign; Johnny asks for financial help; Alexis gets a job.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 2)

Wednesday, May 4

  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Watch Julie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Rob is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Being Charlie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour, on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tom Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Tom is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie sings for his supper and helps Rachael cook up Chicken Milanese on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • CCH Pounder (Brothers/Women in Prison) - CCH is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse talks about his Broadway show Fully Committed on People Now.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Garry Marshall (Creator of Happy Days/Laverne & Shirley/Mork & Mindy) - Garry is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.