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 / Read Our Review
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

Sunday, November 23

The Simpsons - "Brick Like Me" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer wakes up in a world where his family and everyone in Springfield are made of Legos. Can he “put together” how he got there, and figure out how to get home before he’s stuck in a world of bricks forever?

Mulaney - "Patriot Acts" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Jane starts dating a marine, John and Motif, feeling guilty for their lack of service, try to sign up for a USO Comedy Tour. Meanwhile, Lou recounts how war – and improv – are hell.

The Simpsons - "Covercraft" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Homer has a mid-life crisis, takes up bass guitar and forms a cover band with some of the other dads in town. But the band’s modest early success is soon overwhelmed by the breakout potential of their most unlikely star, Apu.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "USPIS" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While attempting to catch a drug dealer, Jake and Charles reluctantly join forces with the nerdy lead investigator at the U.S. Postal Service, Jack Danger (guest star Ed Helms). Meanwhile, the rest of the team helps Amy quit smoking.

Family Guy - "Grimm Job" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
From Grimm to Griffin, three classic fairy tales get a new Quahog spin, including “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” and “Cinderella.”

Bob's Burgers - "Dawn of the Peck" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
While Bob is boycotting the holiday, Linda and the kids spend Thanksgiving at the First Annual Fischoeder Turk-tacular Turkey Town Festival. However, a wild bird attack leads to total mayhem.

Austin & Ally - "Relationships and Red Carpets" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Austin's record label wants him to hide his relationship with Ally; Dez considers moving to Los Angeles to attend film school and be closer to his girlfriend.

Liv and Maddie - "Hoops-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Liv is offered the lead in a basketball movie; Willow and Maddie help teach her how to play basketball.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 24) (All times ET unless noted)

Sunday, November 23

  • Meredith Baxter (Family Ties/Bridget Loves Bernie) - Meredith will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 9pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, November 24
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Impprovment) - Watch Tim on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ken Jeong (Community) - Ken is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He discusses The Gambler on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ken Marino (Marry Me/Party Down) - Ken appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Will is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Tune in to see Jennnifer on a repeat of The Colbert Report at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Anna appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Lennon (Reno 911!/Sean Saves the World) - Tom is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke discusses her new book (There Was a Little Girl) on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) and Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Candace and Marilu will be on the Home & Family Holiday Special on Hallmark Channel at 8pm ET/PT. It repeats at 10am ET/PT on Tuesday. Candace will also be on Arise TV on their website at 3pm and on Centric at 3am on Tuesday. She is a guest on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 8:30am. She will be on HuffPost Live at 1:00pm. Candace's Christmas Under Wraps premieres on November 29 at 8/7C on Hallmark Channel.
  • Tori Spelling (Mystery Girls) - Tori and Dean McDermott talk about their fight to save their marriage on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Urie (Partners) - Michael will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly will be part of the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Meadows and Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me) - Tim and Dan are guests on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey talks about Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.