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 (October/November/December)

2 Broke Girls - The Complete Third Season Two and a Half Men - The Complete Eleventh Season WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Series Hot in Cleveland - Season Five Sgt. Bilko - The Phil Silvers Show - The Complete Series
Family Ties - The Complete Series Happy Days - The Sixth Season The Jeffersons - The Complete Series Mister Ed - The Complete Series Mork & Mindy - The Complete Series

10/07 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Classic Christmas Episodes
10/07 - The Flying Nun - The Complete First and Second Seasons (Mill Creek)
10/07 - The Middle - The Complete Fifth Season (Warner Archive)
10/07 - The Office - The Complete Series
10/07 - The Wonders Years - Season One
10/10 - The Wonder Years - The Complete Series - Read Our Review / The Signature Edition / Seasons 1-3
10/14 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Third Season
10/14 - Two and a Half Men - The Complete Eleventh Season
10/21 - Married with Children - Seasons 5 and 6 (Mill Crek)
10/21 - The Soul Man - The Complete Second Season
10/21 - Square Pegs - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/28 - WKRP in Cincinnati - The Complete Series
11/04 - Hot in Cleveland - Season Five
11/04 - Napoleon Dynamite - The Complete Animated Series
11/04 - Sgt. Bilko (The Phil Silvers Show) - The Complete Series
11/11 - Dads - The Complete Series
11/11 - Family Ties - The Complete Series
11/11 - My Favorite Martian - Best of Collection
11/11 - Taxi - The Complete Series
11/11 - Wings - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/18 - King of the Hill - The Complete Seventh Season / The Complete Eighth Season
11/25 - Better Off Ted - The Complete Second Season
12/02 - Happy Days - The Sixth Season
12/09 - Barney Miller - The Complete Sixth Season
12/09 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series
12/09 - Mister Ed - The Complete Series
12/09 - Mork & Mindy - The Fourth Season / The Complete Series
12/16 - The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis - The Final (Fourth) Season
12/23 - My Favorite Martian - Season Two - Collector's Edition
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 29

The Middle - "Halloween V" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It's Halloween night, and Frankie and Mike are stunned – and a bit scared -- to learn that Brick has invited a girl over to the house just to hang with him. Meanwhile, to help supplement her college fund, Sue attempts to put together a pumpkin patch screening of the animated classic, “It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” and Axl reluctantly goes to the library to write a history paper and ironically gets locked inside after staying past closing hours.

The Goldbergs - "Family Takes Care of Beverly" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Pops accidentally starts a fire in his apartment during a Halloween party, he’s evicted and Beverly invites him to move into the Goldbergs’ home. Pops’ wild lifestyle is soon too much for the family to handle and they decide to look into other options. Meanwhile, Barry stops Erica from eating Pop Rocks candy with soda, since according to urban legend, the combination would kill her. Since he “saves” her, Barry wants something in return from Erica.

Modern Family - "Halloween 3: AwesomeLand" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Even though Halloween is Claire’s holiday, she allows Phil to take over this year so instead of her usual fright-fest theme, he decides to turn the house into AwesomeLand! Gloria picks out Princess Fiona and Shrek costumes for her and Jay but Jay decides he wants to be Prince Charming complete with a full head of gorgeous hair, and with the hair comes a new sense of confidence. Elsewhere, Cameron gets overwhelmed by the day’s activities and Mitchell has closing arguments for a huge case, and it doesn’t help that the stenographer is dressed like a spider.

black-ish - "The Prank King" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre fears his holiday fun will be ruined when the older kids balk at the glorious Johnson Halloween tradition of seeing who can pull the most outlandish pranks on each other.

The League - "Taco Standard Time" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Taco takes on the end of Daylight Savings Time. The guys try to help Lane (Zach Woods) during a difficult time. Andre and his cat M'Lady are on the rocks.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "Please Say Yes" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Joseph tries to come up with a proposal idea for Leslie; he finds himself struggling with the preparation.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 27) (All times ET unless noted)

Wednesday, October 29

  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) - Watch Jon on Conan at 11pm on TBS. He will also appear with Ashton Kutcher on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey performs with M. Ward on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Will appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show/Spin City/Family Ties and Tracy Pollan (Family Ties) - Michael and Tracy are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Tracy also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Justin Long (Mom/Ed) - Justin drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tone Bell (Bad Judge) - Tone is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) - Jennie reveals behind the scenes secrets of 90210, how she became a DIY queen and life post divorce on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri stops by The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
  • Tyler Ritter (The McCarthys) - Tyler talks about his new comedy series The McCarthys on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra and Rach take on their stickiest challenge yet – a grape-stomping competition - on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Kyra talks about Brooklyn Nine-Nine on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Soleil will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran talks about Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Inner Strength on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.