Friday, September 19, 2014

TVGN to Rebrand as POP; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 22, 2014)

POP

TVGN (TV Guide Network), the entertainment channel owned by CBS Corporation and Lionsgate, seen in more than 80 million homes and delivering its highest primetime audiences in over five years, announced that it will rebrand as POP, a multi-platform destination dedicated to celebrating the fun of being a fan. Launching in the first quarter of 2015 with over 400 hours of fan-fueled original programming, POP will provide a multi-platform destination that creates content around the things popping in fan culture, with a programming and development slate to be announced in the coming weeks. POP's upcoming line-up will expand on previously announced original series, including Rock this Boat: New Kids on the Block, a series following die-hard fans of one of the most wildly popular and best-selling boy bands of all time, and The Story Behind, a series that goes behind-the-scenes of TV's greatest hits and most iconic shows and how they got their start. POP's programming will enhance entertainment experiences that have built-in fan bases by further igniting their passion and give fans a channel that loves being a fan as much as they do. Stay tuned for more info as we get closer to 2015.



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. 22-26, 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 22, 2014

  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Watch Sofia on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Courteney Cox (Friends) - Courteney appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Cho (Selfie/Kitchen Confidential) - John drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) - Ana stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on People Now Live at 8:30am.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Breckin Meyer (Married to the Kellys/Inside Schwartz) - Breckin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judd Hirsch (Taxi/Dear John) - Judd chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Lauren Graham (Townies/Conrad Bloom) - Lauren is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show/The Ropers) - Jeffrey talks about his Amazon.com series Transparent on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada discusses her new show Gotham on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri will be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
  • Lauren Graham (Townies/Conrad Bloom) - Catch Lauren on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ed Weeks (The Mindy Project) - Ed is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Jason appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Tune in to see Kim on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Andrea Martin (Working the Engels) - Andrea chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael and his parents are guests on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Sara/Buffalo Bill) - Geena is interviewed by Norah O'Donnell on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Debra Messing (Will Grace) - Debra talks about her new show The Mysteries of Laura, growing up in the same place as Meredith and even participating in a former Junior Miss competition on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Haley Joel Osment (Thunder Alley/The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Haley Joel will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-10am.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons and Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Reed Between the Lines/Girlfriends) - Anthony and Tracee talk about their new show black-ish on 106 & Park on BET at 3pm.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Watch Kelly on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He can also be heard on The Covino & Rich Show on SiriusXM Indie 102 at 12pm.
  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Bill is a guest on The Colbert Report at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • 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 chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Anthony joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He can also be heard on The Covino & Rich Show on SiriusXM Indie 102 at 2:15pm.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman) - Mary will be on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Andrea Martin (Working the Engels) - Andrea discusses her book (Lady Parts) on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 2am on BET.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on HuffPost Live at 3:30pm. He can also be heard on The Covino & Rich Show on SiriusXM Indie 102 at 12pm.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim appears on HuffPost Live.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Catch Jerry on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ben Schwartz (The Mindy Project/House of Lies) - Ben visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Chelsea is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. She talks about her hit show on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He will also be on People Now Live at 8:30am.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs) - Scott and the rest of the cast of Scandal are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • David Alan Grier (Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Lauren Graham (Townies/Conrad Bloom) - Lauren chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan talks about Saturday Night Live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Reed Between the Lines/Girlfriends) - Tracee will be on HuffPost Live at 3:00pm.
Friday, September 26, 2014
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Watch Ted on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Tune in to see Kaley on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons - Anthony is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Autumn Reeser (Entourage/Complete Savages) - Autumn gives a sneak peek of her new Hallmark Channel original movie Midnight Masquerade on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry discusses his new show A to Z on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York between 7-10am.
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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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