Friday, November 06, 2015

A Very Merry MeTV Schedule; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 9, 2015)

MeTV

The MeTV Network celebrates the holidays with a sleigh full of television favorites, as MeTV wishes everyone "A Very Merry MeTV." It's a family television event unwrapping a different holiday themed TV show each weeknight throughout the season. Everyone is invited to celebrate with merry and memorable MeTV programs and episodes. "A Very Merry MeTV" begins on Monday, November 16 and continues through Christmas night on Friday, December 25. Each weeknight from 9:00 to 10:00pm ET/PT, MeTV will present selected seasonal offerings of beloved and memorable comedies, dramas, westerns and more, all gift-wrapped and ready to celebrate.

Accessing MeTV's deep library of memorable television series, "A Very Merry MeTV" will present a wide collection of holiday programs and episodes, including selected shows that are new to the MeTV schedule. Families and fans can enjoy offerings from such current MeTV series as The Brady Bunch, M*A*S*H, The Beverly Hillbillies Cheers, Wonder Woman, Happy Days, The Andy Griffith Show, Gilligan's Island, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show and Laverne & Shirley. Newer series specially presented in "A Very Merry MeTV" include Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, The Commish, MacGyver, Touched By An Angel, The White Shadow, Hill Street Blues, Father Dowling Mysteries and more. There will be an airing of Mama's Family as well! Stay tuned for more info, such as info on sister network's Heroes & Icons Network's plans for the holidays.


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. 9-13 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!


Sunday, November 8, 2015

  • Vivica A Fox (True Jackson, VP/Out All Night) - Catch Vivica on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, November 9, 2015
  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family/Back to You/Out of Practice) - Watch Ty on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/How to Make It in America) - Lake is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison visits The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie joins Clinton Kelly to make a tempting yet healthy side dish of acorn squash and bitter baby greens on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn discusses his memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy, on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia discusses her film James White on NBC's Today in the 9am hour, on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET, on the AOL Build Show at 1pm and on HuffPost Live at 1:30pm.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James talks about The 33 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911) - Niecy is a guest on People Now.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on SI Now and on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am..
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rainnn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also discusses his new book The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Enterainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time) - Mackenzie reveals why we’re all one prescription away from being hooked on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911) - Niecy appears on People Now.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny visits on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/The Family Tools) - Leah talks about her 80 pound weight loss and the Scientology scandal on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia talks about My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret joins the Hot Topics conversation on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tia Dashon Mowry-Hardrict (The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia shares what it was like growing up in a military family and joins Chrissy Teigen and military chef Sergeant First Class Castro in the kitchen to dish up chicken cordon bleu and mac and cheese on FABLife, so check your local listings.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy) - Dan is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
  • Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (black-ish) - Watch the young stars of black-ish on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Diedrich Bader (The Drew Carey Show) and Janet Varney (You're the Worst) - Diedrich and Janet are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim discusses The Daly Show, the original comedy web series that Tim created with Sam Daly and Ben Shelton, on the AOL Build Show at 5:30pm.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise talks about her book Dear Mr. You on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) - Emma is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A.) - Scott will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate stops by to discuss her favorite holiday hacks and her latest projects on HuffPost Live at 5:30pm.
Friday, November 13, 2015
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John chats about Grandfathered on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Bill Engvall (The Bill Engvall Show) - Bill appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Vivica A Fox (True Jackson, VP/Out All Night) - Vivica teams with Carla Hall to make a terrific dish and talk about her new movie Carter High on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril co-hosts and makes stuffing on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James is a guest on People Now.
  • Adrian Grenier (Entourage) - Adrian appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am. He will also be on HuffPost Live at 12pm.
  • Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother/Surviving Suburbia/Full House) - Bob talks about his Broadway show Hand of God on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 23

Downward Dog - "Boundaries" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Nan installs an automatic dog door so she can take away Jason’s key but still keep him as Martin’s dog walker, Martin is convinced he can suddenly open doors with his mind, and the new-found power goes to his head.  Meanwhile at work, Nan’s boss is unable to understand the new ad campaign Nan sold to the corporate bosses, and he spirals into confusion.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Bank Job" / "Crime & Punishment" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Jake and Rosa continue their search for a bank-robbing operation with Lieutenant Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon), they realize there’s more to her team than meets the eye. After discovering a dangerous secret, they call for back-up from Holt and Pimento (guest star Jason Mantzoukas). Meanwhile, Boyle objects to Gina’s new boyfriend (guest star Ryan Phillipe). Then, Jake and Rosa are framed for a crime they didn’t commit, it’s up to the Nine-Nine to find a way to bust them out.

Great News - "Carol Has a Bully" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Carol (Andrea Martin) has a midterm she must pass in order to keep her internship. Katie (Briga Heelan) needs to choose between helping her mom and focusing on her hacking story, which she can't seem to crack. Meanwhile, Greg's (Adam Campbell) wealthy estranged grandmother (guest star Christina Pickles) pays a visit to the office. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) finds her cold and cruel, but almost immediately falls in love with her.

Great News - "Carol's Eleven" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) makes a huge discovery about the story she's been chasing and, with the help of Carol (Andrea Martin) and the rest of the staff, concocts a scheme to get the story out. Greg (Adam Campbell) struggles with balancing his conflicting loyalties to his family, co-workers and conscience.

Mann & Wife - "Mann, Shut Yo Mouth" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Struggling to solve a tough case, an exhausted Daniel falls asleep and wakes up in a 70's blaxploitation cop show.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Tuesday, May 23

  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Terry on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Huebel (Trasparent/Burning Love) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried), Andrew Santino (I'm Dying Up Here/Sin City Saints) and Erik Griffin (I'm Dying Up Here) - Al, Andrew and Erik are guests on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/A to Z/Joey) - Ben drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about her new book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular and The Big Bang Theory on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Kyle teams up with Clinton Kelly to grill up a great entrĂ©e on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nicole Byer ( Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - The cast of The Love Boat reunites on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe talks about her new comedy Band Aid on the AOL Build Show 1pm.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on AOL Build Show 4pm.