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

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.