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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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