Friday, March 06, 2015

100th Episode of Melissa & Joey Airs March 18; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 9, 2015)

Melissa & Joey Cast

It's a milestone episode and storyline! Mel and Joe decide to start a family - as soon as possible, on the 100th episode/Spring finale of Melissa & Joey, airing Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family. The series then returns in June for its final 10 episodes, for a total of 110 episodes for the series as the series will end. On the 100th episode, Mel and Joe decide they are ready to get pregnant right away. So they take the advice of multiple people on the best way to make that happen. Will all of their hard work result in a baby Longo? Plus, Ryder's back home from AmeriCorps and trying to determine what to do with his life. Lennox gives him some advice that leads to a surprising decision.

Melissa & Joey stars Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler and Nick Robinson, and is executive-produced by Bob Young & David Kendall, Paula Hart, Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. Keep it right here for continued updates as the series winds down this summer.


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 March 9-13, 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, March 9, 2015

  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Watch Bette on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Portia de Rossi (Arrested Development) - Portia is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - David is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lena Dunahm (Girls) - Lena visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Teri Polo (I'm with Her/Man Up!) - Teri is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy talks about The Returned on People Now.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Jenny/Two and a Half Men) - Jenny talks about Donnie Loves Jenny on People Now.
  • Brooke Burns (Miss Guided) - Brooke appears on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live at 9am.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It) - Olivia is a guest on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel at 8:22am.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Catch Kevin on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jay Baruchel (Man Seeking Woman/Undeclared) - Jay appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eric Andre (Man Seeking Woman/New Girl/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Eric visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal guest co-hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) - Jemaine is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Abbi Jacobson and Ilanza Glazer (Broad City) - Abbi and Ilana are guests on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City/Alpha House) - Cynthia chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tate Donovan (Partners) - Tate will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tahj Mowry (Baby Daddy/Smart Guy) - Tahj dishes about the season finale of Baby Daddy on ABC Family on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Marla Gibbs (227/The Jeffersons/Checking In) - Marla talks about Scandal on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa will be on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel at 8:35am.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
  • Kelsey Grammer (Partners/Frasier/Cheers) - Watch Kelsey on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen) - Ellen appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sean Hayes (The Millers/Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean guest co-hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric Idle (Suddenly Susan) - Eric is a guest @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi talks about Broad City on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin talks all about his new AOL comedy web series Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon and weighs in on the latest Hot Topics on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. He also talks about his stand-up tour, his new AOL series and his work to raise awareness for heart disease on HuffPost Live at 2pm.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Florence Henderson (The Brady Bunch) - Florence will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane talks about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael appears on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Anne is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • James Van Der Beek (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23/Friends with Better Lives) - James stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny will be on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Catch Lena on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney guest co-hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Kat and Beth are guests on a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS. Beth will also be on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Rhea Seehorn (Whitney/I'm with Her) - Rhea appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rob Corddry (The Winner) - Rob visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls) - Jonathan is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kunal Nayyaar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Thomas guest hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi discusses her involvement with The Radiant Collection campaign on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Jimmie Walker (Good Times/At Ease/Bustin' Loose) - Watch Jimmie on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam guest co-hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (The Comeback/Friends) - Lisa is a guest on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) and Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Reno 911!) - Cedric and Niecy chat 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 guest hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim talks about the animated film Home on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (New Girl/Happy Endings) - Damon is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It) - Olivia is a guest on People Now.
All listings are subject to change. Visit our blog and main site for daily updated listings. Leave us comments on our message board or Tweet/Facebook us to let us know what you think of this Friday feature! We do listen!


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)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

05/25 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Late Night Tops Ratings for the Season; FXX Announces Archer After Hours
05/24 - Fri-Yay: Live in Front of a Studio Audience Recap; Mario Lopez Produced Sitcom Coming to Netflix
05/23 - Orange Is the New Black Returns for Final Season in July; Lifetime Gets More Book to Screen Movies This Summer
05/22 - Los Espookys Premieres June 14 on HBO; NBC's 5th Annual Red Nose Day Special Brings Out the Stars
05/21 - Nightline Primetime Special Profiles All in the Family & The Jeffersons; Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader Premieres June 10 on Nick
05/20 - Comedy Central Heads to the South Side This July; Catch the Big Bang Finale Again Tonight
05/19 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 20, 2019)
05/18 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Broadcast Network Fall Lineup at a Glance; Rick & Morty Returns in November
05/17 - Fri-Yay: Big Bang Ends With No Hype?; ABC to Air Farrah Fawcett Documentary
05/16 - The CW Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Notes from TBS and TNT Upfront
05/15 - CBS Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Remembering Doris Day and Tim Conway
05/14 - ABC Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Disney Channel Sets Premiere Dates for Raven's Home and Bunk'd
05/13 - Fox Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Antenna TV's Father Knows Best Father's Day Marathon
05/12 - NBC Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 13, 2019)
05/11 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Looking at Sitcom Cancellations Ahead of Upfronts; Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Returning for Interactive Special
05/10 - Fri-Yay: Upfronts 2019: Questions for Sitcoms; getTV Celebrates All in the Family Ahead of ABC Live Special
05/09 - More Pre-Upfront Pick Ups from NBC, ABC and The CW; Fox Schedules BH90210
05/08 - NBC Picks Up 2 Series Before Upfront; FX Gets 2nd Season of What We Do in the Shadows
05/07 - AXS TV's The Very VERY Best of the 70s; Who Do You Think You Are? Returns to NBC with More Celebs
05/06 - Kevin Hart Bounce Series Debuts Tonight; Set Sail with Kimmy Schmidt
05/05 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 6, 2019)
05/04 - Pluto TV Adds Special Versions of Popular Viacom Channels; Perfect Strangers to Finish on DVD
05/03 - Fri-Yay: Ramy Gets 2nd Season on Hulu; ABC Orders black-ish and Spinoff mixed-ish for 2019-20
05/02 - Hulu 2019 Upfront; Suits and Spinoff to Air Back-to-Back
05/01 - Fox Gets Unique Fred Savage Series; BH90210 Gets Shannen Doherty for Revival
04/30 - CBS Announces Big Bang Special on Finale Night; Showtime Gets 2nd Season of Black Monday with Don Cheadle
04/29 - Disney Channel's Just Roll With It Premieres in June; Alyssa Milano Launches Podcast
04/28 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of April 29, 2019)
04/27 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Santa Clarita Diet and Wrecked Both Cancelled; Remembering Dallas Actor Ken Kercheval
04/26 - Fri-Yay: Status of Sitcoms on Disney+; Gabriel Iglesias Sitcom Launches June 21 on Netflix
04/25 - Lifetime's Book to Screen Titles in June; The CW Renews Four More for 2019-20