Friday, September 26, 2014

CBS Doubles Up on Big Bang on Mondays, Moves Mom; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 29, 2014)

The Big Bang Theory

Capitalizing on the early success from its premiere Monday, CBS will double up on The Big Bang Theory to open the night for the next three weeks. An original episode of The Big Bang Theory will air at 8:00 PM, followed by a rebroadcast of a different episode at 8:30PM, ET/PT on Monday, Sept. 29, Monday, Oct. 6 and Monday, Oct. 13. The critically acclaimed comedy Mom, originally scheduled to premiere next Monday at 8:30 PM, will now premiere as part of CBS's signature Thursday comedy block. Mom will premiere after The Big Bang Theory moves back to Thursdays on Oct. 30 at 8:30PM, ET/PT, the night CBS launches its Thursday entertainment lineup (following the conclusion of Thursday Night Football). Mom will return to Mondays at 8:30PM ET/PT on Jan. 5. The sophomore season of The Millers, originally scheduled to premiere on Thursday, Oct. 30, will now debut Monday, Oct. 20 at 8:30PM, ET/PT. The Millers will return to Thursdays at 8:30PM ET/PT on Jan. 8. Confused? See below:

Updated Monday, Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13:
8:00-8:30 PM The Big Bang Theory
8:30-9:00 PM The Big Bang Theory (R)
9:00-10:00 PM Scorpion
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: Los Angeles

Updated Monday, Oct. 20
8:00-8:30 PM The Big Bang Theory
8:30-9:00 PM The Millers (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM Scorpion
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: Los Angeles

Updated Monday, Oct. 27
8:00-8:30 PM 2 Broke Girls (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM The Millers
9:00-10:00 PM Scorpion
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: Los Angeles

Updated Thursday, Oct. 30
8:00-8:30 PM The Big Bang Theory (New Time Period)
8:30-9:00 PM Mom (Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM Two and a Half Men (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM The McCarthys (Series Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM Elementary (Season Premiere)

Updated Monday, Jan. 5
8:00-8:30 PM 2 Broke Girls
8:30-9:00 PM Mom (New Time Period)
9:00-10:00 PM Scorpion
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: Los Angeles

Updated Thursday, Jan. 8
8:00-8:30 PM The Big Bang Theory
8:30-9:00 PM The Millers (New Time Period)
9:00-9:30 PM Two and a Half Men
9:30-10:00 PM The McCarthys
10:00-11:00 PM Elementary



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 Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 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, September 29, 2014

  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Watch Neil on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge) - Kate appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now) - Martin is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim shares why she's having the best sex of her life now and being happily single in the city on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie and John Cho (Selfie/Kitchen Confidential) - The stars of ABC's Selfie are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. John can be heard on Covino & Rich on SiriusXM Indie radio channel 102 at 1pm.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity will be on HuffPost Live at 12pm.
  • J.K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J.K. talks about Whiplash on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Mario is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Andrea Martin (Working the Engels) - Andrea appears on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City) - Lea chats on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Mr. Warmth is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Garry Marshall (Creator of Happy Days/Laverne & Shirley/Mork & Mindy) - Garry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent/Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeffrey appears on The Colbert Report at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge) - Kate is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke chats on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons and Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Reed Between the Lines/Girlfriends) - The stars of ABC's black-ish are guests on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Analeigh Tipton and Jake McDorman (Manhattan Love Story/Are You There, Chelsea?/Quintuplets) - The stars of ABC's Manhattan Love Story chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also join the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) - Jennie shows the remodel of her personal home on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-10am.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Watch Cristin on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil continues to make the rounds on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Gone Girl on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton drops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Nasim Pedrad (Mulaney) - Tune in to see Nasim on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Tom Lennon (Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Tom is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Ana visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. She will also be on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda chats on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher talks about being crowned the "best butt in primetime" and shares who he still keeps in touch with from SVU on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Entusiasm) - Jeff chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-10am.
  • James Van Der Beek (Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James dishes with Rach on his new show, CSI: Cyber, and shares an adorable pic of his kids on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Reed Between the Lines/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office) - Craig discusses the USO Comedy Tour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge) - Kate will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William discusses his new project Brown Bag Wine Tasting on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Catch Johnny on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Melissa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/I'm a Big Girl Now) - Martin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu will be on HuffPost Live at 4:30pm.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Ana can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on Sirius XM Stars channel 109 sometime between 6-9am. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John talks about his new show Mulaney on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge) - Kate discusses her new show Bad Judge on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin chats about her new show A to Z on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She can also be heard on Covino & Rich on SiriusXM Indie radio channel 102 at 2pm.
  • Nasim Pedrad (Mulaney - Nasim talks about her new show Mulaney on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
  • Tom Arnold (Tom/The Tom Show/Roseanne) - Tom is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
  • Freddie Prinze Jr. (Freddie) - Freddie appears on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
Friday, October 3, 2014
  • Simon Amstell (Grandma's House) - Watch Simon on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. She will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-10am.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario talks about his secret health crisis on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Ana discusses her new album (I'm Hip) on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She also appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nasim Pedrad (Mulaney) - Nasim will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-10am.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin talks about her new show A to Z on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Channel 109 sometime between 6-9am.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The Big Bang Theory) - Laurie will be on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
  • Joseph Marcell (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Joseph is a guest on Arise TV at 3pm on their website and at 7pm on Centric.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.