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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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.