Friday, July 04, 2014

2014 4th of July Marathons on TV; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 7, 2014)

Happy 4th of July to all of you out there! We hope you are enjoying the day off on our country's birthday! It's time to relax and watch some TV on this holiday! We are known for letting you know what marathons are airing on TV on holidays and we will do the same for this 4th of July as well! So, bring out your beach towel, BBQ some hot dogs, and stay cool indoors and watch some television!

Among the key marathons include a marathon of The Andy Griffith Show on TV Land from 9am-9pm. Locally, we have the third annual I Love Lucy marathon in New York City on WLNY-TV from 9am-5pm. Lucccccccccccy! Holy! Happy Birthday USA! IFC launches the classic '60s series Batman with a marathon from 6am-5pm. Logo will have a Roseanne marathon starting at 2pm through 8pm, while BET gets in the game with a marathon of The Game from 8am-2:30pm. E! spends the fourth with a Sex and the City marathon from 2pm-12am.

Other marathons of note include a Good Times marathon on TV One from 11am-5pm. There is also a CSI: NY marathon on Centric from 9am-6pm. Of course it wouldn't be the 4th of July without a Twilight Zone marathon on Syfy from 8am-8pm and then again from 12-4am. UP launches its new series Supernanny with a marathon from 9am-9pm. Since it's the 4th of July, you might want to watch a marathon of JAG on INSP or USA Network's NCIS marathon from 6am-8pm. AMC has a Walking Dead "Dead, White and Blue Marathon" marathon from 9am-6am, while BBC America goes into space again with Star Trek: The Next Generation marathon from 8am-6am. ION starts the day with Cold Case with a marathon from 2pm-7pm, followed by a night of Law & Order: Criminal Intent from 7pm-3am. Lifetime will turn the day over to reality, with marathons of Wife Swap and Little Women: LA. And if you're into more reality TV, we have a Keeping Up with the Kardashians marathon starting at 7am on E! and a Real Housewives of New Jersey marathon on Bravo starting at 9:30am. More marathons include Bravo's Bourne movies marathon starting at 6pm, EPIX's "American Psychos" movie marathon, getTV's "The 4th of July, with First Lady Nancy Reagan" movies marathon, TNT's "Superhero Movie Marathon" and Christmas movies on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel (Christmas Keepsake Movie Marathon and Gold Crown Christmas Movie Marathon).

Firweworks in primetime are on NBC (Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular) from 8-10pm (with an abbreviated encore at 10pm). PBS has a A Capitol Fourth live from Washington D.C. at 8pm hosted by Tom Bergeron. It was great last year and Tom returns again for the third straight year. Our friends at TV Tango have compiled a FULL LIST of marathons today! Bring out your lawn chair, throw some burgers on the BBQ, and watch some television!


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 July 7-11, 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, July 7, 2014
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Watch Meagan on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls) - Jonathan appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ana Ortiz (A.U.S.A./Kristin) - Ana guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tyler Labine (Deadbeat/Animal Practice/Mad Love/Sons of Tucson) - Tyler stops by TakePart Live on Pivot at 10pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is part of the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty will be on The Queen Latifah Show at 1am on BET or on your local stations.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Catch Julie on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Arrested Development) - Judy is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife) - Malin appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) and Max Charles (The Neighbors) - Bailee and Max, stars of Hallmark Channel's original movie NorthPole, help prepare a special holiday dish on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • DJ Qualls (Legit) - DJ is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show at 3am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) - The stars of ABC Family's Mystery Girls will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Watch Kelly on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/Family Tools) - Leah appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Michael Ian Black (Ed) - Michael co-hosts TakePart Live at 10pm on Pivot.
  • Derek Waters (Married to the Kellys) - Derek is a guest on TakePart Live at 10pm on Pivot.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon joins the AH Live crew in studio on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil spills hilarious stories from his latest adventures on stage and screen on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Rob is a guest on HuffPost Live. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York in the 9am hour. Finally, he will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Greg Poehler (Welcome to Sweden) - Greg will be on HuffPost Live.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Catch Roseanne on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa is part of the guest panel on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show/Cursed/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/Family Tools) - Leah dishes about her new TLC reality show Leah Remini: It’s All Relative on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She can also be heard on Just Jenny on SiriusXM Stars Radio Channel 106 at 10am.
  • Michael Ian Black (Ed) - Michael co-hosts TakePart Live at 10pm on Pivot.
  • Lizzy Caplan (The Class/Party Down) - Lizzy will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show at 3am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Greg Poehler (Welcome to Sweden) - Greg is a guest on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, July 11, 2014
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Watch Molly on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ben Falcone (Joey) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia will be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Don Cheadle (The Golden Palace) - Don is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show at 3am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/Family Tools) - Leah talks about her new reality series Leah Remini: It's All Relative on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Radio Channel 106 sometime between 7-10am.
  • Lizzy Caplan (The Class/Party Down) - Lizzy talks discusses the new season of Showtime's Masters of Sex on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Radio Channel 106 sometime between 7-10am.
  • Gregg Sulkin (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Gregg will be on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:22am.
  • Judy Reyes (Scrubs) - Judy is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:35am.
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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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