Friday, August 21, 2015

10 Years of SitcomsOnline News Blog; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 24, 2015)

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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 August 24-28, 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, August 24, 2015
  • Patricia Clarkson (Davis Rules) - Watch Patricia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided) - Judy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Riki Lindhome (Another Period), Jason Ritter (The Class) and Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show) - Riki, Jason and Michael are guests on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He will also be on Morning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/How to Make It in America) - Lake talks about No Escape on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica gives a peek at the upcoming season of her series on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony opens up about the catastrophic accident that nearly broke him on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Tituss will be on the AOL Build Show.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Wendy surprises Steve on his birthday on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Soleil is a guest on People Now.
  • Michael Rapaport (The War at Home) - Michael appears on People.com Chatter.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim is a guest on a repeat of Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Catch Ellen on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad/The Cleveland Show) - Seth stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends) - Matt is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Don Cheadle (The Golden Palace/House of Lies) - Don appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Natasha Leggero (Another Period/Free Agents), Andy Daly (The Paul Reiser Show) and Derek Waters (Married to the Kellys) - Natasha, Andy and Derek are guests on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Andy will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Natalie Desselle Reid (Eve/For Your Love/Built to Last) - Natalie joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake is a guest on People Now.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on People Now.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse visits Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Watch Carl on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Christine Baranski (Cybill/Welcome to New York) - Christine is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent/Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeffrey will be on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. He will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) - Jennie opens up about her recent engagement and more on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Tituss talks about Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Greer Grammer (Awkward) - Greer talks about the season premiere of her series on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Catch Patton on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Liz Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll) - Liz stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis will be on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show) - Michael appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - Henry is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tom Lennon (The Odd Couple) and Ron Funches (Undateable) - Tom and Ron are guests on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Shia LaBeouf (Even Stevens) - Shia appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (black-ish) - The kids of black-ish are guests on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie discusses her new cooking series and serves up her signature quiche and an Italian-inspired cocktail on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian talks about Mr. Robot on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Julie Benz (Hi Honey, I'm Home!/Payne) - Julie stops by the kitchen on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. She will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe talks about the health condition that kept her from traveling with her co-stars on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/Curb Your Enthusiasm/'Til Death) - J.B. is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Patricia Clarkson (Davis Rules) - Patricia appears on People.com Chatter.
  • Ed Asner (Mary Tyler Moore/Thunder Alley) - Ed chats on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Amber Stevens West (The Carmichael Show) - Amber will be on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1.
Friday, August 28, 2015
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Watch Jim on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Andy Daly (The Paul Reiser Show) - Andy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Mario and his wife wife Courtney Mazza talk about how they keep their relationship hot and spicy in the kitchen on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Harper (Mary Tyler Moore/Rhoda/Valerie) - Valerie appears on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Lily is a guest on Popcorn with Peter Travers on ABC News.
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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.

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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.