Friday, January 30, 2015

Amazon Adds New Comedy Catastrophe; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 2, 2015)

Catastrophe - Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan

Amazon Studios, known for television series such as multi-Golden Globe winning comedy Transparent, and comedy Mozart in the Jungle, has now added hit comedy Catastrophe to its line-up of Amazon Original Series available exclusively on Prime Instant Video, for Prime members to enjoy at no additional cost to their membership. Written by U.S. comedian and bestselling author, Rob Delaney, and award-winning actress, Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe is a half-hour comedy set in London about an Irish woman and American man struggling to start a relationship after their clumsy lust leads to pregnancy. Already a critical hit in the UK, Catastrophe is an Avalon Television production with co-producers Birdbath Productions and Merman. The series will be available exclusively for Prime members in the U.S. this spring and will come to Prime Instant Video in the UK later this year.


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 Feb. 2-6, 2015, 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, February 2, 2015

  • Sean Hayes (The Millers/Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean guest co-hosts The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Seth Morris (The Hotwives of Orlando/Go On/Happy Endings) - Seth appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/Tom/The Tom Show) - Tom is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon appears on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET. He also talks about his new film We'll Never Have Paris on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Peet (Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Josh Segarra (Sirens) - Josh talks about USA Network's Sirens on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gregory Harrison (Joey/The Family Man) - Gregory gives a look at his new Hallmark Channel original movie Cloudy with a Chance of Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall discusses his new ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat on HuffPost Live at 4:40pm. Fresh Off the Boat premieres on ABC on February 4 at 8:30pm and 9:30pm ET/PT.
  • Michael Ian Black (Burning Love/Ed) - Michael is a guest on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea discusses the Super Bowl on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is part of the guest panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) - Barry talks about his new show A Very Barry Branson on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings. A Very Barry Branson premieres on GAC on February 5.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen) - Catch Ellen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mila Kunis (That '70s Show/Family Guy) - Mila is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sean Hayes (The Millers/Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean guest co-hosts The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Rash (Community) - Jim stops by The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon continues to make the rounds on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Roy Wood, Jr. (Sullivan & Son) - Roy appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project) - Mark and his brother Jay are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Hosea Chanchez (The Game/For Your Love) and Coby Bell (The Game) - Hosea and Coby are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Randall Park and Hudson Yang (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall talks about Fresh Off the Boat on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Randall and Hudson chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Randall also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. Fresh Off the Boat premieres on ABC on February 4 at 8:30pm and 9:30pm ET/PT.
  • Stacey Dash (Clueless) - Stacey talks about her upcoming Hallmark Channel original movie Cloudy with a Chance of Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) - Barry shares info about his reality series A Very Barry Branson on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. A Very Barry Branson premieres on GAC on February 5.
  • Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) - Jason is a guest on Morning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am. He also talks about his new Amazon pilot Cocked, his past roles and what's in store for the future on HuffPost Live at 1:30pm.
  • Busy Phillips (Cougar Town) - Busy joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Watch Carl on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Matt Braunger (Up All Night) - Matt is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Maz Jobrani (Better Off Ted/The Knights of Prosperity) - Maz appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mila Kunis (That '70s Show/Family Guy) - Mila visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Hopkins (Cougar Town) - Josh stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David discusses the book Holy Cow on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. talks about the new season of Four Courses with J.B. Smoove and MSG's Garden of Laughs comedy show on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. He will also be on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland/Just Shoot Me!) and Jane Leeves (Hot in Cleveland/Frasier) - Wendie and Jane are guests on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri will be on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent/Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeffrey, Transparent's creator Jill Soloway and Amazon's Jeff Bezos discuss Transparent on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joshua Malina (Sports Night) - Joshua is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) - Barry discusses his new musical variety series A Very Barry Branson on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on HuffPost Live at 4:00pm. A Very Barry Branson premieres on GAC on February 5.
  • Rosie O'Donnell (Gimme a Break!) - Rosie is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jonathan Banks (Fired Up) - Jonathan appears on NewsNation on CNBC at 11am.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men) - Jenny is a guest on People Now.
  • Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) - Jason talks about his Amazon pilot Cocked on SI Now.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Catch Will on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin drops by The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) - Jemaine appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy talks about the final season of Cougar Town on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars ch. 109 sometime between 6-9am.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) - Jason stops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings. He will also be on MOrning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa appears on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jonathan Banks (Fired Up) and Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley) - Jonathan and Michael talk about AMC's Better Call Saul on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET and on HuffPost Live at 3:00pm.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena is a guest on ABC's Good Morning Ameirca sometime between 7-9am.
  • Laura Marano (Austin & Ally/Back to You) - Laura appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Friday, February 6, 2015
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Watch Stephen on The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Romeo Miller (Romeo!) - Romeo is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island) - Steve Harvey sets up Dawn on a date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
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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

Wednesday, September 28

The Goldbergs - "I Heart Video Dating" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Erica and Lainey try to find Bill a woman of interest by using new technology for dating. They recruit Adam to create a demo reel, but Beverly insists she will find someone the old fashioned way. Meanwhile, after a “failed” aptitude test, Barry decides he wants to be a gym teacher and becomes Coach Mellor’s apprentice.

Speechless - "N-E--NEW A-I--AIDE" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya struggles as Kenneth takes over as JJ’s full-time aide. Loving his new freedom, JJ avoids attending a physical therapy appointment, and Maya automatically blames Kenneth, using any excuse to confirm her misgivings and moves to fire him. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to teach Dylan the family way to not be so neighborly.

Modern Family - "A Stereotypical Day" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay does not want to give the new family moving in across the street the wrong impression and goes out of his way to make sure they know he is the best kind of neighbor, while Manny decides that the best way to an attractive and radical-thinking teenage girl’s heart is through his actions. Meanwhile, at the Pritchett house, the entire family is using Alex’s recent bout of mono to their advantage. Finally, Cam and Mitchell have always felt they were the most open, non-judgmental and supportive parents. However, when they overhear Lily insulting her new friend, they have to take a quick look in the mirror before they teach her a lesson about acceptance.

black-ish - "God" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Dre discovers that Zoey is questioning her belief in God, he undergoes a crisis of faith and leans on family members and coworkers for their input. Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan comes to stay with The Johnsons after living abroad and becomes an instant thorn in Dre’s side.

Younger - "A Kiss is Just a Kiss" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza sends Caitlin off to college and struggles to weigh her feelings for both Josh and Charles.

Impastor - "The Devil Went Down to Ladner" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Buddy’s attempt to outfox the detectives backfires. Dora, Alexa, and Russell suspect something ominous is going on with their new pastor. Schmidt learns the truth about Ashlee.

You're the Worst - "Twenty-Two" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Edgar spends the day trying to find some relief for his PTSD.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Wednesday, September 28

  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Watch Sarah on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Daveed Diggs (black-ish) - Daveed stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings and on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Marino (Marry Me/Party Down/Men Behaving Badly) - Ken is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) and John Goodman (Roseanne) - Nathan and John talk about The Front Page on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) and Debbie Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Hilary and Debbie talk about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. Hilary will also be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • The Cast of Impastor - Michael Rosenbaum, Sara Rue, Mircea Monroe, David Rasche and Mike Kosinski discuss Impastor on the AOL Build Show at 12pm and on Facebook Live. Sara will also be on PIX Morning News on WPIX in New York.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.