Friday, May 08, 2015

Bounce TV Upfront 2015; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 11, 2015)

Bounce TV

Bounce TV announced its original programming plans for the 2015-16 upfront season. The network has renewed its new hit comedy series Mann & Wife for a second season. Season one of Mann & Wife is airing now and has become the most watched original series in Bounce TV history to date. It will produce its first-ever drama series, called Saints & Sinners (Working Title) in the vein of current hit shows like Empire and Scandal, Saints & Sinners will center around the pursuit of power, intertwined with deceit, greed, corruption, and murder - all set against backdrop of a large southern church. Bounce TV has also ordered a third season of the popular sitcom Family Time and renewed its stand-up comedy series Off the Chain for season four. No word on more news in terms of off-network acquisitions, but hopefully more will come! Stay tuned.


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 May 11-15, 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!


Henry Winkler on Oprah: Where Are They Now?
Oprah Winfrey with Henry Winkler/©Harpo, Inc./Christopher Patey

Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • Henry Winkler, Anson Williams and Don Most (Happy Days) - In an all-new episode of the popular series, Oprah: Where Are They Now?, airing this Saturday, May 9 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah talks with beloved star Henry Winkler 40 years after his first appearance as “The Fonz” on the hit series Happy Days. During the revealing interview, Winkler shares favorite memories from the Happy Days set, the benefits and drawbacks of fame, and how it was his real-life father’s advice that set the stage for the Fonz to “jump the shark.” Next, at home with Anson Williams, the actor who played “Potsie” on Happy Days, plus a surprise visit from Don Most, who played “Ralph Malph” on the show.
Monday, May 11, 2015
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Watch Don on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Stamos (Full House/Jake in Progress) - John appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Louis stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Brett Gelman (Married/Go On) - Brett is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan and Matthew Broderick discuss their Broadway play It's Only a Play on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about his new album Hollywood and the national anthem controversy on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings. He also appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Carla Gugino (Spin City/Entourage) - Carla is a guest on AOL Build.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Martin Sheen (Grace and Frankie/Anger Management) - Martin chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sara Gilbert (Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Sara and the other hosts of The Talk are guests on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Terry on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He also guest co-hosts ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Lily gives the scoop on her new Netflix series Grace and Frankie on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Crew (Silicon Valley) - Amanda talks about the new season of Silicon Valley on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura talks about her new drama Bravetown, her experience filming Wild as well as her upcoming projects on HuffPost Live at 11am.
  • Blythe Danner (Will & Grace/Adam's Rib) - Blythe discusses her coming-of-age film I’ll See You in My Dreams on HuffPost Live at 2:15pm.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ernie Hudson (Grace and Frankie/The Last Precinct) - Ernie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Martin Sheen (Grace and Frankie/Anger Management) - Martin talks about his famous sons, his recent college graduation speech and more on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings. He is also tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/Ellen) - Jeremy is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Watch Rebel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jay Baruchel (Man Seeking Woman/Undeclared) - Jay appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Chaffin (Zoey 101) - Jessica is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Paul Feig (The Jackie Thomas Show/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Paul appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jamie Denbo (Happy Hour) - Jamie is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Partners/Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey previews his new Broadway musical Finding Neverland on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar discusses Pitch Perfect 2 on AOL Build.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) - Jennie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Joshua Malina (Sports Night) - Joshua appears on People Now.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
  • George Clooney (E/R /The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Catch George on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He talks about Tomorrowland on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • James Pickens, Jr. (Roseanne) - James chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle and others break down the hottest headlines of the day on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott appears on People Now.
Friday, May 15, 2015
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Watch Norm on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andre is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He also talks about Pitch Perfect 2 on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Brooke Burns (Miss Guided/Out of the Blue) - Brooke talks about her upcoming Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Gourmet Detective on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario appears on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond/'Til Death) - Brad chats about his new book When the Balls Drop on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Greenberg (How to Make it in America) - Bryan appears on People Now.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Zendaya is a guest on People Now.
  • Kristin Davis (Bad Teacher/Sex and the City) - Kristin appears on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 23

The Conners - "Tangled Up in Blue'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene is in for one surprise after another when David introduces his girlfriend, Blue (Juliette Lewis), at a parent-teacher conference and mentions that Mark and Harris will be spending the weekend with them. Dan hires Becky to help out at work, but they both come to learn that she might need more help than she can offer.

The Kids Are Alright - "Timmy's Poem" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To Peggy’s dismay, Timmy decides to enter a poetry contest to win the money he needs to repair his ventriloquist dummy. Stumped, he decides to plagiarize a poem and soon realizes he’s not the only one who passed it off as his own. Meanwhile, Mike and Lawrence continue to butt heads when Lawrence complains that there are no fresh vegetables in the family’s diet.

black-ish - "Don't You Be My Neighbor" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The neighbors decide to rent their house out for homestays and it’s causing problems for the Johnsons. Dre develops a newfound joy of calling the cops over petty neighborhood issues but begins to question the example he is setting for Jack. Meanwhile, Diane develops her first crush and Bow wants to help but lets Zoey take the lead.

Splitting Up Together - "Asking for a Friend" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Afraid that the answer could ruin his chances with Lena, Martin finds every way he can to avoid asking Lisa Apple if she is pregnant, while the potential pregnancy makes Lena more and more distant. At the same time, Lena worries Mason is changing himself to please his new girlfriend and finds parallels to her own relationship with Martin. Elsewhere, Maya tells Frank a pretend story about her “friend” who is dating someone new and pregnant to gauge what his honest reaction will be.

The Guest Book - "Finding Reality" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Vivian and Eddie leave Mt. Trace to make a fresh start in a small beachside town, where they meet Nikki and Tommy, the engaged couple running Emmy Lou's Grill and vacation home Barefeet Retreat, and Bodhi, the local handyman.

The Guest Book - "Under Cover" (TBS, 10:27PM ET/PT)
Rob and Shelley rent Barefeet Retreat to lure in their next mark, a woman named Angel who is abusing every substance that can be abused; Vivian develops a crush on Bodhi; Nikki goes into labor.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 22)

Tuesday, October 23

  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement/My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star) - Catch Oliver on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - David stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tyler Alvarez (Every Witch Way) - Tyler appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Scott Bakula (Murphy Brown/Eisenhower and Lutz/Gung Ho) - Scott will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/A Family for Joe/I Married Dora) - Juliette is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She also talks about Camping on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Brenda Song (Dads/The Suite Life on Deck/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd) - Brenda guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons/Checking In/227) - Marla appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric will be on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric talks about Speechless on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Nik Dodani (Murphy Brown/Atypical) - Nik talks about Murphy Brown on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor/Search Party) - Brandon talks about God Friended Me on the BUILD Series at 5pm.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Here and Now/Malcolm and Eddie/Listen Up!/Reed Between the Lines) - Malcolm-Jamal talks about The Resident on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright/Welcome to the Family) - Mary talks about The Kids Are Alright on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


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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