Friday, October 30, 2015

Spend Halloween with MeTV; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 2, 2015)

Spend Halloween with MeTV

Halloween is more than creepy decorations, candy and costumes. It's also about celebrating scary movies! The MeTV Network has lined up a wicked slate of TV tricks and treats for classic TV viewers. From sitcoms to westerns to superheroes, the schedule is filled with costumed characters and memorable monsters. Saturday evening, Svengoolie (Rich Koz) will host Super Sci-Fi Saturday Night beginning at 6 PM/5 C. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Spock will lead the lineup and then MeTV will feature a beautiful new print of Boris Karloff's Frankenstein (1931) at 10 PM/9 C.

Here is a rundown of the Halloween night lineup on MeTV this Saturday night.

The Adventures of Superman
6PM "The Monkey Mystery"
6:30PM "Night of Terror"

Batman
7PM "The Black Widow Strikes Again"
7:30PM "Caught in the Spider's Den"

Wonder Woman
8PM "Skateboard Wiz"

Svengoolie
10PM "Frankenstein"

Lost in Space
12AM "“The Space Vikings"

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
1AM "Attack"


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 Nov. 2-6 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, November 2, 2015

  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Watch Constance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also chats about Mom on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret is interviewed and performs on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Eliza Coupe (Benched/Happy Endings) - Eliza is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Katherine LaNasa (Three Sisters) - Katherine appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Danielle Fishel (Girl Meets World/Boy Meets World) - Danielle drops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) - Beth and Kat dish with Rachael Ray - and all three ladies are going for broke in a messy cupcake showdown, so check your local listings.
  • Charlotte Rae (The Facts of Life) - Charlotte is interviewed on Fox News (check back for time).
  • Richard Kind (Spin City/Mad About You) - Richard Kind is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina appears on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Catch Allison on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on HuffPost Live at 2:30pm.
  • Alex Borstein (Family Guy/Getting On) and Greg Proops (True Jackson, VP) - Alex and Greg are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie stops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) - Mo'Nique co-hosts The Dr. Oz Show and she will share with you 3 things no one ever tells you about shaving your legs, so check your local listings.
  • Joe Morton (Grady) - Joe is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/The Family Tools/The Exes) - Leah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Richard Kind (Spin City/Mad About You) - Richard joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Less Than Perfect) - David talks about The Wiz on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James is a guest on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:16pm.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni visits ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) and Tone Bell (Truth Be Told/Bad Judge) - Mark-Paul and Tone are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Aziz on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/The Family Tools/The Exes) - Leah is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided) - Judy is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina visits The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings. She also talks about The Leftovers on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life) - Kim talks about The Real Housewives of Atlanta on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Niecy Nash (Scream Queens/The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni talks about Miss You Already on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Clevelad/One Day at a Time) - Valerie cooks on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - David appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Paul Feig (The Jackie Thomas Show/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Paul is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife) - Michaela appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) and Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Chris and Whitney are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette helps Kelly and Michael give makeovers to some lucky mutts during Paw-fect Pet Week II on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life) - Kim gives a sneak peak at the new season of the The Real Housewives of Atlanta and talks about why she decided to join the show on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James drops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/The Family Tools/The Exes) - Leah dishes on her new tell-all book Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hudson Yang (Fresh Off the Boat) - Hudson stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother/Surviving Suburvia/Full House) - Bob joins the co-hosts to weigh in on Hot Topics on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Niecy Nash (Scream Queens/The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy will be on HuffPost Live at 12pm.
Friday, November 6, 2015
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Watch Whoopi on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse will be a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Niecy Nash (Scream Queens/The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy appears on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry shows you if “as seen on TV” exercise gadgets are a fix or fail on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will is a guest on Popcorn with Peter Travers on ABC News.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • John Slattery (Maggie) - John talks about Spotlight on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - ABC's Good Morning America has Emeril's funniest food moments sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mary Steenburgen (Ink) - Mary is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Corey Fogelmanis (Girl Meets World) - Corey discusses Girl Meets World on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina talks about The Leftovers on HuffPost Live at 12pm and on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 22

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
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)
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.

What We Do in the Shadows - "The Orgy" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Tensions run high as the vampires prepare to host the Biannual Vampire Orgy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Wednesday, May 22

  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - Watch John and his daughter Ella Bleu on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlyn Dever (Last Man Standing) - Kaitlyn appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Booksmart on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) - Beanie is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about Booksmart on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs/30 Rock) - Elizabeth visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus (Still the King) - Billy Ray appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Logan Browning (Dear White People/Meet the Browns) - Logan is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tracy Pollan (Family Ties) - Tracy appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin talks about The Secret Life of Pets 2 on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) and Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Jenny and Patton talk about The Secret Life of Pets 2 on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Ed Asner (Dead to Me/Center of the Universe/Thunder Alley/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Ed and his son Matt are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April/May)

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
05/14 - The Donna Reed Show - Seasons 1-5
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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05/16 - The CW Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Notes from TBS and TNT Upfront
05/15 - CBS Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Remembering Doris Day and Tim Conway
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05/13 - Fox Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Antenna TV's Father Knows Best Father's Day Marathon
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05/08 - NBC Picks Up 2 Series Before Upfront; FX Gets 2nd Season of What We Do in the Shadows
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05/06 - Kevin Hart Bounce Series Debuts Tonight; Set Sail with Kimmy Schmidt
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