Friday, June 05, 2015

Have Mercy! Lifetime's Full House Movie Premieres Aug. 22; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 8, 2015)

The Unauthorized Full House Story

Lifetime's Unathorized film franchise continues this summer with the original movie The Unauthorized Full House Story (#UnauthorizedFullHouse). From its start as an unassuming family comedy in 1987 to its eventual wildly popular 192-episode run, the film centers on the rise of the cast of one of America's most beloved family sitcoms and the pressures they faced in balancing their television personas with their real lives. The Unauthorized Full House Story will premiere Saturday, August 22, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime.

The iconic roles include:

DANNY TANNER: Garrett Brawith (Rolling) as Bob Saget
JOEY GLADSTONE: Justin Mader (Death Race) as Dave Coulier
JESSE KATSOPOLIS: Justin Gaston (Days of Our Lives) as John Stamos
REBECCA DONALDSON: Stephanie Bennett (Big Eyes) as Lori Loughlin
D.J. TANNER: Shelby Armstrong and Brittney Wilson (Rogue) as the younger and older versions of Candace Cameron
STEPHANIE TANNER: Dakota Guppy (The Returned) and Jordyn Olson (The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story) as the younger and older versions of Jodie Sweetin
MICHELLE TANNER: Blaise and Kinslea Todd as the toddler versions of twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen; Calla and Tyla Jones playing them at age six and Kylie and Jordan Armstrong as the twins at nine years of age
KIMMY GIBBLER: Aislyn Watson (Finding Mrs. Claus) and Jaime Schneider (Twisted Tales of My 9 to 5) as the younger and older versions of Andrea Barber


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 June 8-12, 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!


Sunday, June 7, 2015

  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Catch Steve on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night at 7pm ET/6pm CT and following the NBA game on the West coast on ABC.
Monday, June 8, 2015
  • Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Watch Larry on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Listen Up!/Bob Patterson) - Jason appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Natasha Leggero (Free Agents) - Natasha drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly previews the film Me and Earl and the Dying Girl on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tim Conway (McHale's Navy/Rango) - Tim appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah 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.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girls Meets World) - Sabrina is a guest on the AOL Build Show.
  • Kevin Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Kevin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris talks about Jurassic World on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Abby Elliott and Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Abby and Jill are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. Jill will also be on Morning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Amy on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night at 8pm ET/7pm CT and following the NBA game on the West coast on ABC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Abby Elliott (Odd Mom Out) - Abby is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira 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.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom talks about the game show Boom! on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) - Shirley talks about her book Shirley, I Jest on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends, Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared), Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) and Portia de Rossi (Arrested Development) - Ellen talks about some of her favorite moments with guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina will be on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel at 8:50am.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Watch Whoopi on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sofia Vegara (Modern Family), Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly), Lena Dunham (Girls), Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine) and Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Ellen's funny ladies are featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah 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.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Perfect Match on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. Perfect Match premieres on Hallmark Channel on Saturday, June 20 at 9/8c.
  • Jennette McCurdy (iCarly/Sam & Cat) - Jennette talks about Between on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She shares details about her latest role in the new sci-fi thriller Between, which is now available on Netflix, on HuffPost Live at 1pm. She will also be on the AOL Build Show.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie talks about Me and Earl and the Dying Girl on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Catch David on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He talks about Joe Dirt 2 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jennette McCurdy (iCarly/Sam & Cat) - Jennette is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. He will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • John Hodgman (Married) - John is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Listen Up!/Bob Patterson) - Jason chats about the Broadway comedy Fish in the Dark on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe talks about the series I Can Do That on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He discusses his role in the DirecTV original drama Kingdom and gives the scoop on his current music projects and upcoming performances on HuffPost Live at 3:30pm.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah 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.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer discusses prescription painkiller abuse on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim talks about his new HBO comedy The Brink on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario is a guest on the AOL Build Show.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Ellen's favorite games with celebrities include Rebel on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about Jurassic World on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Friday, June 12, 2015
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Watch Joseph on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa talks about her film Spy on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) and Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Ellen's hot guys are featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on repeats of The Meredith Vieira Show and The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch appears on a repeat of The Real, 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.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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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)
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