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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New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, October 1

The Good Place - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Thanks to some kind of error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman, enters the afterlife and is sent to the Good Place -- which is definitely not where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who is unaware that he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within. Helping Eleanor navigate her new surroundings are Chidi (William Jackson Harper), her kind, open-hearted "soulmate" who sees the good in people but finds himself facing quite a dilemma; her frustratingly perfect new neighbors, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto); and Janet (D'Arcy Carden), a walking, talking source for all the knowledge in the universe.

The Good Place - "Flying" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) tries to prove to Chidi (William Jackson Harper) that she is worthy of his help. Meanwhile, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) try to help Michael (Ted Danson) feel better about the unknown flaw in his Neighborhood.

The Good Place - "Tahani Al Jamil" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) begins formally teaching Eleanor (Kristen Bell) about ethics, and lesson No. 1 is: be kind to your neighbor. Michael (Ted Danson) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) help Chidi find a new, exciting hobby.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

Henry Danger - "Scream Machine" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Charlotte's invention for The Gizmo Show is accidentally destroyed and then rebuilt, Charlotte worries that the attention she gets could expose Kid Danger and Captain Man's secret identity.

Game Shakers - "The Very Old Finger" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Game Shakers visit a mummy exhibit to get ideas for a new game they're working on. Hudson accidentally snaps off one of its fingers. Babe leads a quest to glue it back on without getting caught.

School of Rock - "With or Without You" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Lawrence tries to prove his value to the group by taking over the production of their first recording, but his methods create a rift in the band. Guest Star: Brec Bassinger

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 3)

Sunday, October 2

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, October 3
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Watch Mindy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Brendon Small (Home Movies) - Steve and Brendon are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Champs/Hiller and Diller) - Kevin stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City) - Chris chats about the play Career Suicide on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Abigail Spencer (Burning Love) - Abigail talks about Timeless on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2pm. She is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable) - Rob talks about Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks how many America's Funniest Home Videos get submitted and the funny home videos he wants to submit with his family on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) - Sara appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.