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

Thursday, October 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Planetarium Collision" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy doesn’t have time to work on super-asymmetry, Sheldon goes to great lengths to ensure she’s available to work with him even it if means accidentally sabotaging her career in the process. Also, Koothrappali doesn’t want Wolowitz to join him in hosting a show at the planetarium. Emmy Award winner Bob Newhart returns as Arthur Jeffries.

Young Sheldon - "A Research Study and Czechoslovakian Wedding Pastries" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) recommends Sheldon and Missy for a university research study on twins, and Mary is unhappy when the test results go to Sheldon’s head.

Mom - "Big Sauce and Coconut Water" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is certain that Bonnie is in over her head when she invites a freshly paroled Tammy (Kristen Johnston) to stay with them.

Murphy Brown - "Three Shirts to the Wind" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor (David Costabile) who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on “Murphy in the Morning.” Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y.. Original series cast member Charles Kimbrough returns as Jim Dial in his first of three episodes, and Merle Dandridge guest stars as the team’s arrogant network boss, Diana Macomber.

Superstore - "Toxic Workplace" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) get combative to keep their new relationship hidden from their co-workers. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) spirals when he learns Kelly (Kelly Stables) wants to transfer to a new store, and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggles to organize a Cloud 9 carpool.

The Good Place - "Jeremy Bearimy" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.

Will & Grace - "Tex and the City" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack (Sean Hayes) visit Jack’s grandson, Skip (guest star Samuel Faraci), in Texas to watch him perform at his church’s talent show. But when Jack learns Skip plans on singing “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend,” he becomes afraid for his grandson’s safety. Karen (Megan Mullally) tags along to check out the portion of the border wall she sponsored, only to discover that Beverley Leslie (guest star Leslie Jordan) has claimed it as his own. Back home, Grace (Debra Messing) and Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) try to figure out if something is wrong in their relationship because their numerous attempts to have sex have failed.

I Feel Bad - "I'm Vain A.F." (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
An upcoming launch party at GamePunch throws Emet’s vanity into overdrive. Intent on scrubbing a bad picture off the company website, Emet is dead set on redeeming herself and getting the perfect photo at this year’s party – that means getting her hair done, professional make-up and toning up a problem area: her husband.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Thursday, October 18

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) - Maya drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Stockard Channing (Out of Practice/The Stockard Channing Show/Stockard Channing in Just Friends) - Stockard visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) - Jenna appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about You on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Fishman and Maya Lynne Robinson (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael and Maya Lynne are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. Michael and Lecy Goranson can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
  • John Goodman (The Conners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - John talks about The Big Lebowski reunion on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailey talks about Hallmark Channel's Good Witch: Tale of Two Hearts on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
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