Friday, May 30, 2014

Nick at Nite Acquires How I Met Your Mother, Fresh Prince, Raymond; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 2, 2014)

How I Met Your Mother

Nick at Nite will be adding three new sitcoms to its line-up in the coming months. First up will be a brand new acquisition. Nick at Nite has acquired the non-exclusive rights to How I Met Your Mother. The sitcom will join the Nick at Nite primetime line-up in September. Currently the series airs on Lifetime since Fall 2010, WGN America since Fall 2010 and FX/FXX since Fall 2011. Possibly one or more of those networks will lose the rights come September when Nick at Nite starts airing it. Stay tuned. The second sitcom to launch on Nick at Nite will be The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, as the series will return to Nick at Nite after five years. The Will Smith comedy will be exclusive to Viacom networks come this Fall, as we mentioned, with Nick at Nite starting it in October. It will also be joining sister networks BET/Central this fall, as we know. Currently the series airs on TBS and ABC Family, but they will both lose rights this fall. And finally, the third sitcom to join Nick at Nite will be Everybody Loves Raymond. Sister network TV Land airs the show right now but Nick at Nite will start Raymond in early 2015. It is still too early to tell if it will air on both networks or if it is moving to Nick at Nite. It is possibly a contract renewal since Raymond has been airing on TV Land since March 2010, so we could probably expect it to air on Nick at Nite sometime in the first quarter of 2015. Keep it with us for continued updates on HIMYM, Fresh Prince and Raymond.


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 June 2-6, 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, June 2, 2014

  • Bob Newhart (The Bob Newhart Show/Newhart/Bob) - Watch Bob on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Constance Zimmer (Entourage/Good Morning, Miami) - Constance appears on on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Married couple Nick and Megan will be guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray stops by The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa and the rest of the cast of Mistresses chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am and on GMA Live at 9am.
  • Jaime Pressly (Jennifer Falls/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo talks career, life with Phil Donahue and shares inspiring stories of everyday women who've reinvented themselves on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera addresses critics and opens up about her interracial marriage and motherhood on a repeat of Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time) - Mackenzie discusses drug addiction on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly joins the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Step by Step) - Christine guest co-hosts Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 10am.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Pix11 Morning News in New York will have an interview with package at 8:20am.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/Step by step) - Suzanne is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Catch Alyssa on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Amanda appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Giovanni Ribisi (Dads/My Two Dads) - Giovanni is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers/30 Rock/Flight of the Conchords) - Kristen is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/Curb Your Enthusiasm/'Til Death) - J.B. appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Step by Step) - Christine guest co-hosts Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 10am.
  • Marion Ross (Happy Days) - Marion will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:30am.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A.) - Scott will be a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • Arsenio Hall (Aresenio) - Arsenio chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a musical guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Brent Morin (Undateable) - Brent visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim shows off her vegan cupcake recipe on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach talks about Bullets Over Broadyway on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Courteney Cox (Cougar Town/Friends) - Courteney appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jaime Pressly (Jennifer Falls/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime talks about her new TV Land series Jennifer Falls on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9am and New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Christine Lakin (Step by Step) - Christine guest co-hosts Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 10am.
  • Michael Ian Black (Us & Them/Ed) - Michael will be on GMA Live at 9am.
  • Steven Weber (Wings/The Weber Show) - Steven is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
  • Martin Lawrence (Partners/Martin) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night on ABC at 8pm/7pm ET/CT and following the NBA game on the west coast.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings/Scrubs) - Eliza appears on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Roseanne guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also talks about Last Comic Standing on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark discusses Trust Me on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. He can also be heard on Covino & Rich on SiriusXM Indie Talk radio channel 104 at 2pm.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Spin City) - Jennifer whips up a gluten-free treat from her new book (Jennifer's Way: My Journey with Celiac Disease--What Doctors Don’'t Tell You and How You Can Learn to Live Again) with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nikki DeLoach (Awkward/Misery Loves Company) - Nikki stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Christine Lakin (Step by Step) - Christine guest co-hosts Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 10am.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:15am.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, June 6, 2014
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Watch Neil on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (How to Make It in America) - Lake is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna will be on Pop Sugar Now on TV Guide Network at 6pm and on the next day on their website at noon.
  • The Cast of Jennifer Falls - Dylan Gelula, Ethan Suplee (My Name is Earl), Missi Pyle (The Artist) and Nora Kirkpatrick (The Office) will be guests on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted/Ben and Kate) - Geoff is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sarah Lancaster (Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Sarah talks about her new Hallmark Channel original movie Looking for Mr. Right on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Step by Step) - Christine guest co-hosts Big Morning Buzz Live on VH1 at 10am.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark is a guest on HuffPost Live. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:15am.
  • Dave Coulier (Full House) - Dave will be on HuffPost Live.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi performs as part of GMA’s summer concert series in Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
Sunday, June 8
  • Dave Coulier (Full House) - Dave is featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 9pm ET/PT on OWN.
  • Ted Lange, Cynthia Lauren Tewes and Jill Whelan - Three stars of The Love Boat will reunite on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 9pm ET/PT on OWN.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, July 26

The Goldbergs - "Jedi Master Adam Skywalker" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the school year comes to a close, Barry and Erica wonder what they’ll be voted for in the yearbook and pressure Adam – who’s on staff – to see the rough layout before it goes to print. But when they accidentally delete it, mass panic ensues and messes up Adam’s relationship with Jackie. Meanwhile, Murray is annoyed when Marvin comes to visit for money, but Beverly convinces him to help Marvin out with a plan, because he’s family.

Speechless - "T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ gets into an argument with Kenneth over their time together while Dylan decides she must “parent-trap” them both so they can get back together. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to be members of a country club for a week. Ray sees it as a chance to live the high life while Maya jumps at the chance to spend mother-and-son time.

Modern Family - "Grab It" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jay’s favorite place in the world, and only refuge, may be losing some of its charm when Phil considers becoming a member. At the Dunphy house, Claire mistakes her influence on Alex’s life choices, and Hayley cares too much about what Alex thinks about hers. Meanwhile, when Cam doesn’t give Mitchell the full story on what his play is really about, it really puts Mitchell in the spotlight.

American Housewife - "Other People's Marriages" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie encourages Viv (Leslie Bibb) to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him – and move in with the Ottos.

Modern Family - "Snow Ball" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Manny and Luke put on the school’s lavish winter dance and end up over their heads due to a texting error, it is up to them to fix it before the end of the night. Meanwhile, Gloria, Claire, Mitchell and Cam all volunteer at the dance while Jay’s thinly veiled guise to get out of it by pretending to want to spend time with Phil backfires. During the dance, Claire and Gloria attempt to set up Marjorie (“Saturday Night Live”’s Vanessa Bayer), an overbearing mom, with the school’s principal. Finally, Mitchell is unnerved to be back in high school and is shocked to see a lot of himself in the school bully and feels he needs a little guidance.

The Goldbergs - "Crazy Calls" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After getting their first-ever answering machines, Murray and Pop-Pop wage a message war on one another. Fed up, Erica, Barry and Pops try to stop the fighting by offering a trip to a hockey game as an olive branch. Meanwhile, Adam finally finds a lunch-time home with some lovable geeks in the computer room, but Beverly worries about his social standing and intervenes.

The Carmichael Show - "Maxine's Sister" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) brings her sister (guest star Aurora Perrineau) to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby (Lil Rel Howery) reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

The Carmichael Show - "The Blues" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) finds Cynthia (Loretta Devine) in the kitchen crying, she uncovers an uncomfortable possibility that is hard for the whole family to face: Cynthia may be suffering from depression and in need of therapy.

Nightcap - "The Show Might Go On, Part 1" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy's girlfriend, Christie Brinkley, urges him to quit the show; saving her voice for a speaking engagement, TV personality Bethenny Frankel makes Penny do her dirty work; actor David Hasselhoff tells embarrassing stories about his nephew, Marcus.

Younger - "The Gift of The Maggie" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza hunts for a new romance author, bringing her closer to Charles. Maggie slashes an art competitor.

Odd Mom Out - " M.F.A. in B.S." (Bravo, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jill struggles to make the right impression at her art show; New York Times best-selling author Derek Blasberg pays a visit to Brooke and Devon at Von Weber headquarters, but things do not go as planned; Lex gets advice from a stranger.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Wednesday, July 26

  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Watch Sutton on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She also chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Alice Wetterlund (People of Earth/Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. discusses his upcoming film The Emoji Movie on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jade Pettyjohn (School of Rock) - Jade appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey talks about The Last Tycoon on the AOL Build Show at 10:30am.