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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Inspiration Deprivation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The concept of what it would mean for women everywhere if Amy were to win a Nobel Prize causes Amy to have a meltdown. Also, Koothrappali and Wolowitz try to relive the good old days after Wolowitz buys a scooter that looks like the one he had years ago. Oscar-winning actress Regina King returns as Janine.

Life in Pieces - "Jungle Push Resort Anniversary" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Short family arrives at their vacation resort in the Yucatan, their accommodations aren’t quite what they expected. Also, Heather is ridiculously overprotective of Sophia during the family activities; Jen and Greg discover that Matt and Colleen have been duping everyone; and John and Joan get separated from their tour group in the jungle. Nat Faxon guest stars as Hayes, an expat proprietor at a Yucatan eco-resort.

Mom - "Lumbar Support and Old Pork" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie has an unexpected reaction when she learns that Adam’s bar is doing well. Also, Christy and Tammy go on a double date.

Life in Pieces - "Demo Nosebreath Surgery Match" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen and Matt try to impress a potential birth mother, they have a hard time competing against another rich, swanky couple. Also, Jen’s pregnancy takes a toll on Greg; Heather lets John take credit for her housekeeping while Joan recovers from knee surgery; and Tim arranges for Tyler to record a demo at a friend’s studio. Joey King guest stars as Morgan, a 17-year-old pregnant teen who is considering placing her baby for adoption with Matt and Colleen.

Superstore - "Easter" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Suspicious that people are making fun of her, Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) spy on Cloud 9 employees through the security system, while Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to track down an unsanctioned Easter Bunny in the store. Glenn (Mark McKinney) preps for his church’s Passion play.

A.P. Bio - "Personal Everest" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack is outraged when his old high school bully is hired as a motivational speaker at Whitlock. Meanwhile, Mary, Stef, and Michelle set their own personal goals of female empowerment, unintentionally causing a rift between Helen and Durbin.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Bimbo" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Holt and Jake investigate a case at Kevin’s university. Back at the precinct, Terry and Amy take the squad out for lunch.

Abby's - "Book Club" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When it’s revealed that Fred has a crush on a bar patron, Abby and Beth encourage a reluctant Fred to start dating.

Better Things - "Easter" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam helps Max and bakes for Phil.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Thursday, April 18

  • Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney (Catastrophe) - Catch Sharon and Rob on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. They will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lake Bell (Bless This Mess/Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/How to Make It in America) - Lake appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bill Hader (Barry) - Bill is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Beth is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James chats about Life in Pieces on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country/Murphy Brown) - Lily drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke guest co-hosts ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) and Rick Fox (The Game/Mr. Box Office) - Holly and Rick talk about Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Morning Show Mysteries on Access Live, so check your local listings. Holly will also be on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred) - Fiona appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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