Friday, May 09, 2014

TV Land's Mother's Day Golden Girls Marathon; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 12, 2014)

The Golden Girls

Mama Mia, Sophia! Trying to figure out how to spend your Mother's Day? Well, TV Land has made that decision a little bit easier for you! TV Land's The Golden Girls Mother's Day marathon pays tribute to the mother of all mothers, Sophia Petrillo (played by Estelle Getty), the very entertaining but tough-love mom to Dorothy (Bea Arthur). Tune in for the Mom-athon event this Sunday, May 11 from 7pm-10pm ET/PT. TV Land kicks off The Golden Girls marathon fittingly with "Mother's Day," an episode where the girls reminisce about past Mother's Days as they wait for phone calls from their children. In another episode entitled "Two Rode Together," Dorothy (Bea Arthur) wants to spend some "quality" time with Sophia (Getty) so she takes her away for the weekend to Disney World. However, her attempts fail when a fed up Sophia storms out. Meanwhile, Rose (Betty White) and Blanche (Rue McClanahan) try their hand at writing children's stories. The marathon continues with "An Illegitimate Concern," where Dorothy and Sophia enter a mother-daughter pageant at Shady Pines as Sonny & Cher. Plus, stick around because there will be many more fan favorites that salute Sophia Petrillo. So, curl up on the couch with your mom and celebrate Mother's day with TV Land!


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 May 12-16, 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, May 12, 2014

  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Watch Louis on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Angela stops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Will visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Eric and Jesse are guests on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. Eric will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local lisitngs.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/The Cleveland Show/Reno 911!) - Niecy is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly hosts the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Judge (King of the Hill/The Goode Family) - Mike is interviewed by Anthony Mason on CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz) - Jason talks about the stories behind Beverly Hills 90210 and even his famous former roommate, Brad Pitt, on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Linda Lavin (Alice/Sean Saves the World) - Linda talks about the movie A Short History of Decay and the Broadway show Too Much Sun on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Sara Gilbert (Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Sara and the rest of the ladies of The Talk are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Catch Jim on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lennon Parnham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl appears on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) - Casey is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Tune in to see Maya on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sean Hayes (Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debi Mazar (Entourage) - Debi can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Channel 106 between 7-10am.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark talks about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and family life with wife Jennifer Grey on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Harper (Rhoda/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Valerie) - Valerie will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/The Cleveland Show/Reno 911!) - Niecy stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • New Girl and Cougar Town Showrunners - The showrunners of New Girl and Cougar Town will be guests on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Xosha Roquemore (The Mindy Project) - Xosha is a guest on HuffPost Live.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Watch Maya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz) - Jason is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm. He will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Let's Stay Together/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by to sell a treasure from The Middle on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo talks about her book (It Ain't Over... Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age) on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Heather Graham (Californication/Emily's Reasons Why Not) - Heather joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Hal Linden (Barney Miller/The Boys Are Back) - Hal will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:20am.
  • Jessica St. Clair (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/In the Motherhood) - Jessica is a guest on Katie, so check your local listings.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
  • Thomas Haden Church (Wings) - Catch Thomas on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office) - Craig is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jenna Elfman (Growing Up Fisher/1600 Penn/Dharma & Greg) - Tune in to see Jenna on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bianca Kajlich (Rules of Engagement) - Bianca appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya continues to make the rounds on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (How to Make It in America/Miss Match) - Lake visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also talk about Million Dollar Arm on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Minnie Driver (About a Boy) - Minnie is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Bell Bundy (Anger Management) - Laura can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Channel 106 between 7-10am.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - The newly engaged Jenny gets 60 seconds to say anything she wants on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi talks about the addiction she's battled for 50 years on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Benz (Hi Honey, I'm Home/Payne) - Julie will be on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
Friday, May 16, 2014
  • Giovanni Ribisi (Dads/Davis Rules/My Two Dads) - Watch Giovanni on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/One of the Boys) - Nathan drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sophia Vergara (Modern Family/Hot Properties/The Knights of Prosperity) - Sophia is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (How to Make It in America/Miss Match) - Lake is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade - Marilu discusses her guest-starring role on the Hallmark Channel Original Series, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, May 25

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kerry Washington joins “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,’” the live sitcom special coming from late-night host Jimmy Kimmel and television icon Norman Lear. Washington is set to play Helen Willis in the special, airing live WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. This historic event will take viewers down memory lane, recreating an original episode from each of the Emmy® Award-winning series “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons.” This legendary night of television will be hosted by Lear and Kimmel, directed by 10-time Emmy winner James Burrows and produced by Sony Pictures Television.

Previously announced stars include Woody Harrelson (Archie Bunker), Marisa Tomei (Edith Bunker), Jamie Foxx (George Jefferson), Wanda Sykes (Louise Jefferson), Ellie Kemper (Gloria Stivic), Will Ferrell (Tom Willis), Justina Machado (Florence Johnston), Ike Barinholtz (Meathead), Sean Hayes (Mr. Lorenzo), Amber Stevens West (Jenny Willis Jefferson), Jovan Adepo (Lionel Jefferson), Anthony Anderson (Uncle Henry), Stephen Tobolowsky (Mr. Bentley) and Jackée Harry (Diane Stockwell).

All About "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After the star-studded live sitcom special “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,’” “Nightline” will take a special look at the cultural and historical significance of the two iconic series. Participants in the live sitcom special along with modern-day comedians, television stars and journalists reminisce about each show’s groundbreaking impact and legacy.“Nightline” Presents “All About ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’” airs WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 (9:31–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

The prime-time special features interviews with “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” creator Norman Lear; host and executive producer Jimmy Kimmel and stars Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Jackée Harry, Ellie Kemper and Kerry Washington; comedians and actors Raven-Symoné, David Alan Grier, Lil’ Rel and John Amos; original “The Jeffersons” cast member Marla Gibbs; and journalists Deborah Roberts, Chris Connelly, Marc Lamont Hill and Joe Levy.

Game Shakers - "Bug Tussle" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Dub goes to Vegas and leaves Trip behind, the Game Shakers take Trip to Dub's awesome apartment to show him a good time.

Game Shakers - "Why Tonya" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Game Shakers are approached by a fan who demands that they make changes to one of their games.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Friday, May 24

  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Watch Dana on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He talks about The Secret Life of Pets 2 on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • The Cast of The Big Bang Theory - Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bill Hader (Barry) - Bill appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Newton (Gary Unmarried) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam Scott - Adam appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - John and his daughter Ella Bleu are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Hollywood Darlings/Full House) - Jodie guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Logan Browning (Dear White People/Meet the Browns) - Logan stops by The Real, so check your local listings. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 5:30pm
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Broadway's Network on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jackée Harry (Tyler Perry's The Paynes/The First Family/Sister, Sister/227) - Jackée talks about Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta on ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm and on People Now at 12pm.
  • Justin Long (F Is for Family/Ed) - Justin talks about Life is Short with Justin Long on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) and Kaitlyn Dever (Last Man Standing) - Beanie and Kaitlyn talk about Booksmart on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell) - Tiffani is in the kitchen on Pickler & Ben, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April/May)

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season Evening Shade - The Complete Collection Perfect Strangers - The Complete Seventh and Eighth Seasons

03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
04/02 - Archer: Danger Island - The Complete Season Nine
04/09 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fifth Season
04/12 - Evening Shade - The Complete Collection
04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
05/07 - Baskets - The Complete Season Three
05/13 - My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume One
05/13 - My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume Two
05/14 - The Donna Reed Show - Seasons 1-5
05/14 - Petticoat Junction - Seasons 1-3
05/28 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Seventh and Eighth Seasons
05/28 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Second Season (Blu-ray)
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