Friday, June 12, 2015

More Matt LeBlanc, Showtime Orders More Episodes; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 15, 2015)

Episodes

Showtime has ordered a fifth season of Episodes, consisting of nine, half-hour episodes. The series stars Matt LeBlanc in his three-time Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning role as a fictionalized version of himself. Creators and executive producers David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik have also received three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, as well as two Writers Guild of America nominations. The series will begin filming in London in 2016. Last season, Matt faced a financial crisis and was forced to make some tough decisions, while Sean (Stephen Mangan) and Beverly (Tamsin Greig) were dragged back to L.A. to shoot more episodes of their disastrous sitcom Pucks! Meanwhile, their other project, The Opposite of Us, refuses to go away. The series also stars Mircea Monroe, Kathleen Rose Perkins and John Pankow. Episodes is created and executive produced by award-winning writing partners Crane (Friends) & Klarik (Mad About You), and is also executive produced by Jimmy Mulville through his Hat Trick production company. Stay with us for continued updates!


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 15-19, 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, June 15, 2015

  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Aziz on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Prepon (That '70s Show/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Laura visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melora Hardin (The Office/Wedding Band) - Melora drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • David Walton (About a Boy/Bent/Perfect Couples) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hosea Chanchez, Jay Ellis and Coby Bell (The Game) - The men of The Game are guests on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jill Whelan (The Love Boat) - Jill shows her crafting skills on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William talks about Clangers on Morning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am, on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am, on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET and on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Joe Morton (Grady) - Joe talks about Scandal and Proof on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Watch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night at 8pm and following the NBA game on the West coast.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Catch Billy on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm. He He discusses his new book Modern Romance on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole and her husband Boris Kodjoe are guests on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Kudrow (The Comeback/Web Therapy/Friends) - Tune in to see Lisa on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • James Van Der Beek (Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Better with You/Reba) - JoAnna will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ashley Tisdale (Clipped/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) - Ashley talks about Clipped on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Watch Mindy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Aasif Mandvi (The Brink) - Aasif visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Blake Anderson (Workaholics) - Blake stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She talks about Max on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. She will also be on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Martin Lawrence (Partners/Martin) - Martin appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Better with You/Reba) - JoAnna joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick will be on People Now.
  • Malin Akerman (Sin City Saints/Trophy Wife) - Malin is a guest on People Now.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Constance Zimmer (Good Morning, Miami/Entourage) - Constance talks about Lifetime's UnREAL, so check your local listings.
  • Odette Annable (Breaking In) - Odette will be on KTLA Morning News in Los Angeles at 8:45am PT.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Catch Jack on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent/Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeffrey is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Carla Gugino (The Brink/Spin City) - Carla drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tyler Labine (Animal Practice/Mad Love/Sons of Tucson) - Tyler appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He talks about The Overnight on Morning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Natasha Leggero (Free Agents) - Natasha stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. He will also be on People Now.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Romeo Miller (Romeo!) - Romeo appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Tune in to see Jennifer on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Chiklis (Daddio) - Michael appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) - Cindy shares stories about her life and career from her new book Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ashley Tisdale (Clipped/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) - Ashley joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Listen Up!/Bob Patterson) - Jason chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole and her husband Boris Kodjoe are guests on Essence Live. They will also be on NewsNation on MSNBC at 11am.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael will be on Essence Live.
Friday, June 19, 2015
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Watch Jim on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Carla Gugino (The Brink/Spin City) - Carla visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) - Cindy talks about her new book Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation - Amy appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole and her husband Boris Kodjoe join the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy will be on Popcorn with Peter Travers on ABC News.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary performs on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick will be on People Now.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott is a guest on People Now.
  • Rob Corddry (The Winner) - Rob appears on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
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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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