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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.