Friday, April 25, 2014

Hallmark Movie Channel to Air The Good Wife; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 28, 2014)

The Good Wife

The Good Wife is returning on Hallmark but this time on The Hallmark Movie Channel. It will begin airing Monday-Friday from 1pm-5pm starting this Monday (April 28). The Good Wife is replacing two daytime movies. The series was airing on The Hallmark Channel in January but was quickly pulled due to low ratings effective January 21. Now the series is back but on its spin-off network where perhaps it will have less pressure to perform in the ratings. The Good Wife is a drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption scandal lands him in jail. The series is currently in its fifth season on CBS airing on Sunday nights.


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 April 28-May 2, 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, April 28, 2014

  • Joel McHale (Community) - Watch Joel on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parnham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever) - Jessica and Lennon are guests The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS. They will then be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. They can also be seen on Pop Sugar Now on TVGN at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/Hot Properties/The Knights of Prosperity) - Sofia chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also talks about her latest projects and overcoming thyroid cancer on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim is a guest on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs) - Wendi and Jeff are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) and Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/Boston Common) - Holly and Tasha host the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher) - Ari will be a guest on HuffPost Live.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn appears on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls) - Jonathan talks about 2 Broke Girls on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
  • Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly/Love, Sidney) - Swoosie talks about her new book (Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family) on Morning Joe on MSNBC between 6-9am.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray is a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Catch Eric and Jesse on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Helen Hunt (Mad About You) - Helen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Brittany Daniel (The Game/That '80s Show) and Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Brittany and Wendy are guests on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. Brittany will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parnham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever) - Jessica and Lennon talk about Playing House on NBC's Today in the 10a hour. They will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. Finally, they are guests on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Annie Potts (Designing Women/Love & War) - Annie is tentatively scheduled to appear on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:30am.
  • Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly/Love, Sidney) - Swoosie Swoosie talks about her new book (Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family) on HuffPost Live.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl is a guest on Arise TV at 2pm.
  • Jimmie Walker (Good Times) - Jimmie appears on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta is a guest on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Watch David on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Helen Hunt (Mad About You) - Helen is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Seth Green (Dads/Greg the Bunny) - Seth stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She will also be on HuffPost Live.
  • Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - Young Atticus is a guest on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia talks about the new season of Instant Mom on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am. She will also be on Arise TV at 2pm. Finally, she is a guest on 106 & Park on BET at 6pm.
  • Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly/Love, Sidney) - Swoosie talks about her new book (Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family) on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Catch Louis on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Cheryl Hines (Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Debi Mazar (Entourage/Working) - Debi and her husband Chef Gabriele Corcos chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) - Jane stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Chi McBride (The John Larroquette Show) - Chi appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • David Alan Grier (Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David is a guest on CBS This Morning between 7-9am. He will be on HuffPost Live. He appears on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
  • Michael Mosley (Sirens) - Michel visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid will be on Pop Sugar Now on TVGN at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Spin City) - Jennifer talks about her personal journey with Celiac disease on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/Boston Common) - Tasha talks about the new season of For Better or Worse on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Bill will be on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Community) - Gillian talks about Walk of Shame and Community on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly/Love, Sidney) - Swoosie talks about her new book (Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family) on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, May 2, 2014
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Watch Mr. Warmth on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chi McBride (The John Larroquette Show) - Chi is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie chats about The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Minnie Driver (About a Boy) - Minnie is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly/Love, Sidney) - Swoosie will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Diane Ladd (Alice) - Diane talks about her storied career and makes her “Southern Japanese Dish” on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Max Charles (The Neighbors) - Young Max shares behind-the-scenes stories about his roles in The Amazing Spider-Man, Mr. Peabody and Sherman and The Amazing Spider-man 2 on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia stops by Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 10am.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie will be on Pop Sugar Now on TVGN at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
  • Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls) - Jonathan is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary will be on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She can also be heard on Wake up with Taylor on SiriusXM between 7-10am.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff is a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - Atticus can be heard on The Morning Jolt with Larry Flick on SiriusXM OutQ channel 109 between 7am-11am.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 24

The Middle - "Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Frankie discovers that a woman had died in the bathtub of the Heck house close to 50 years ago; Frankie and Brick become convinced that she was murdered and, much to Mike’s chagrin, attempt to track down and find the murderer. Meanwhile, Axl and Lexie become frustrated over losing their alone time when Sue insists on hanging out with them wherever they go.

Fresh Off the Boat - "It's a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn’t take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl’s party; Jessica and Emery are spooked when they hear a strange man’s voice emanating from Grandma’s room, and things get even creepier when a mysterious group of costumed strangers whisk Grandma away, making them suspect the supernatural worst.

black-ish - "Advance to Go (Collect $200)" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre brings everyone together for a rowdy family game night and the competition is fierce. The game of choice is Monopoly and as the night progresses, alliances are formed and some are pushed to their limits. Meanwhile, Bow makes it clear how she feels about Junior’s girlfriend.

The Mayor - "City Hall-oween" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox (Kristen Johnston) find themselves at odds on how to handle the community’s first annual spook-tacular celebration at City Hall. During the night of the bash, it dawns on Courtney that throwing a party to keep kids safe doesn’t address the bigger issues in Fort Grey and plans to work with Chief Fox going forward. Meanwhile, Dina gets into the spirit by dressing up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, while Jermaine and T.K. set out to prank Val who has the last laugh when she outsmarts the guys at their own game.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 23)

Tuesday, October 24

  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Catch Ted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina is a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/The Suite Life on Deck) - Cole visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette talks about her LA road rage, her love life and more on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is in the kitchen with three super-easy slow cooker dishes – like Sloppy Joes and a Pasta Bake on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna talks about her show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World – and her friendship with Lea Michele on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra appears on Daily Pop on E! at 12pm.


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