Friday, August 07, 2015

Fox at 2015 TCA Summer Tour; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 10, 2015)

Jason Sudeikis - The Last Man on Earth

Fox was up at the 2015 TCA Summer Tour yesterday and among the key sitcom highlights were about a big star on a sitcom. Comedy superstar Jason Sudeikis (We're the Millers) will join his former Saturday Night Live co-star Will Forte as he returns to guest-star in Season Two of Fox's hit comedy series, The Last Man on Earth. At the conclusion of Season One, Sudeikis appeared briefly as Phil Miller's (Forte) astronaut brother who has been stuck in space after a virus decimated the earth's population, except for a handful of survivors. In the Season Two premiere, airing Sunday, Sept. 27 at 9:30PM ET/PT on Fox, Phil Miller (Forte), Carol Pilbasian (Kristen Schaal) and their legion of loyal sports balls strike out on their own after Phil was banned from Tucson by the rest of the group. The comedy recently was nominated for four 2015 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Forte), Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Forte) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Phil Lord and Chris Miller each received a nomination).


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 10-14, 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 10, 2015

  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Watch Christopher on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Diary of a Teenage Girl on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Brett Gelman (Married/Go On), Nat Faxon (Married/Ben and Kate) and Sarah Burns (Married - Brett, Nat and Sarah are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica St. Clair (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/In the Motherhood) - Jessica appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Casey Wilson (Marry Me/Happy Endings) - Casey appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim discusses his new comedy series on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Brandy Norwood (The Game/Moesha) - Brandy joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Tichina Arnold (Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina is a guest on the AOL Build Show.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie takes over the office on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace is a guest on People Now.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Jesse/Married with Children) - Catch Christina on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Belushi (According to Jim/Working Stiffs) - Jim stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Bobcat Goldthwait (Unhappily Ever After) - Bobcat is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Tune in to see Kate on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Mosley (Sirens) - Michael is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jessica St. Clair (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/In the Motherhood) and Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Jessica and Lennon discuss their comedy show on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) and Sutton Foster (Younger) - Hilary and Sutton dish on their hit show Younger on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna talks about The End of the Tour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig appears on Ice & Coco on select Fox-owned stations, so check your local listings.
  • Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) - Jemaine will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Watch Denis on repeats Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm and Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba is a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about American Ultra on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and 10am hour.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo and on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps, Tichina Arnold and Jessie Usher (Survivor's Remorse) - Mike, Tichina and Jessie chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario reveals his secret health crisis on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) - Jemaine is a guest on the AOL Build Show.
  • Peri Gilpin (Mr. Robinson/Frasier) - Peri talks about her new series Mr. Robinson on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace appears on Ice & Coco on select Fox-owned stations, so check your local listings.
  • Bobcat Goldthwait (Unhappily Ever After) - Bobcat chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:15am.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Catch Tituss on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She also chats about the film American Ultra on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Louie is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Christina Pickles (Friends) - Christina discusses her new series Break a Hip on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Michael Rapaport (The War at Home) - Michael discusses Public Morals on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
Friday, August 14, 2015
  • Natasha Leggero (Another Period/Free Agents) - Watch Natasha on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jerry Ferrara (Entourage) - Jerry is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Elisha Cuthbert (One Big Happy/Happy Endings) - Tune in to see Elisha on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Jack appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sandra Bernhard (2 Broke Girls/Roseanne) - Sandra is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy) - Dan shares what it's like seeing celebrities discover their ancestry on ho Do You Think You Are? on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Orlando Brown and Anneliese van der Pol (That's So Raven) - Raven-Symoné reunites with her That's So Raven stars on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Angela Kinsey, Andrea Savage and Tymberlee Hill (The Hotwives of Las Vegas) - Angela, Andrea and Tymerlee are guests NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on the AOL Build Show, on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET, and on HuffPost Live at 2:03pm.
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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.


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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
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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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