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

Thursday, October 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Planetarium Collision" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy doesn’t have time to work on super-asymmetry, Sheldon goes to great lengths to ensure she’s available to work with him even it if means accidentally sabotaging her career in the process. Also, Koothrappali doesn’t want Wolowitz to join him in hosting a show at the planetarium. Emmy Award winner Bob Newhart returns as Arthur Jeffries.

Young Sheldon - "A Research Study and Czechoslovakian Wedding Pastries" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) recommends Sheldon and Missy for a university research study on twins, and Mary is unhappy when the test results go to Sheldon’s head.

Mom - "Big Sauce and Coconut Water" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is certain that Bonnie is in over her head when she invites a freshly paroled Tammy (Kristen Johnston) to stay with them.

Murphy Brown - "Three Shirts to the Wind" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor (David Costabile) who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on “Murphy in the Morning.” Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y.. Original series cast member Charles Kimbrough returns as Jim Dial in his first of three episodes, and Merle Dandridge guest stars as the team’s arrogant network boss, Diana Macomber.

Superstore - "Toxic Workplace" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) get combative to keep their new relationship hidden from their co-workers. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) spirals when he learns Kelly (Kelly Stables) wants to transfer to a new store, and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggles to organize a Cloud 9 carpool.

The Good Place - "Jeremy Bearimy" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.

Will & Grace - "Tex and the City" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack (Sean Hayes) visit Jack’s grandson, Skip (guest star Samuel Faraci), in Texas to watch him perform at his church’s talent show. But when Jack learns Skip plans on singing “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend,” he becomes afraid for his grandson’s safety. Karen (Megan Mullally) tags along to check out the portion of the border wall she sponsored, only to discover that Beverley Leslie (guest star Leslie Jordan) has claimed it as his own. Back home, Grace (Debra Messing) and Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) try to figure out if something is wrong in their relationship because their numerous attempts to have sex have failed.

I Feel Bad - "I'm Vain A.F." (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
An upcoming launch party at GamePunch throws Emet’s vanity into overdrive. Intent on scrubbing a bad picture off the company website, Emet is dead set on redeeming herself and getting the perfect photo at this year’s party – that means getting her hair done, professional make-up and toning up a problem area: her husband.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Thursday, October 18

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) - Maya drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Stockard Channing (Out of Practice/The Stockard Channing Show/Stockard Channing in Just Friends) - Stockard visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) - Jenna appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about You on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Fishman and Maya Lynne Robinson (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael and Maya Lynne are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. Michael and Lecy Goranson can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
  • John Goodman (The Conners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - John talks about The Big Lebowski reunion on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailey talks about Hallmark Channel's Good Witch: Tale of Two Hearts on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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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