Friday, November 27, 2015

FamilyNet Adds Benson, The Rookies, Parker Lewis & More; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 30, 2015)

Benson

FamilyNet is changing their schedule a bit starting Monday (Nov. 30) and some new additions will be added. The biggest addition to the schedule will be the '80s sitcom Benson. The Robert Guillaume sitcom will air Mon-Sat 10-11am and every night from 6-7pm. Also joining the schedule will be police drama The Rookies airing weekdays at 1pm and every night at 1am. The other additions will air on weekends, including short-lived sitcoms Parker Lewis Can't Lose (Sat 1-2pm), 10 Items or Less (Sat 2-3pm & Sun 9-10pm) and Ned & Stacey (Sat 3-4pm & Sun 10-11pm). But wait, that's not all! More police dramas will be added as S.W.A.T., Starsky & Hutch, Police Woman and T.J. Hooker will take over Saturday nights with Charlie's Angels.

The entire schedule for FamilyNet comes from Sony Pictures Television. Other series they air include All in the Family, Archie Bunker's Place, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Barney Miller, Fantasy Island, and The Monkees. Leaving the schedule starting Monday will be Good Times and Sanford & Son, as Benson and The Rookies join the schedule. Keep it right here for continued updates!


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. 30-Dec. 4, 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 30, 2015

  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?) - Watch Terry on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Schneider (Rob) - Rob appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Richard Kind (Spin City/Mad About You) - Richard is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Alan Tudyk (Suburgatory) - Alan appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Brent Morin and Rick Glassman (Undateable) - Brent and Rick are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Michael Chiklis (Daddio) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim dishes on the new season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and talks about why she decided to join the show on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott drops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Loretta Devine (The Carmichael Show) - Loretta is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America talks about her new series Superstore on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Bob Saget (Fuller House/How I Met Your Mother/Full House) - Bob is a guest on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about her movie Christmas Eve on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!) - Catch Seth on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Paul Reiser (Mad About You/The Paul Reiser Show) - Paul appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Oliver Hudson (Rules of Engagement) - Oliver visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife) - Michaela is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bob Saget (Fuller House/How I Met Your Mother/Full House) - Bob is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Wendy guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry join Chrissy Teigen in the kitchen to make breakfast toast cups and crème brûlée on FABLife, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace appears on People Now.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
  • Lenny Clarke (Are You There, Chelsea?/The Winner/Lenny) - Watch Lenny on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tone Bell (Truth Be Told/Bad Judge) and Tiffany Haddish (The Carmichael Show) - Tone and Tiffany are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Faith Ford (Hope & Faith/Murphy Brown) and Ted McGinley (Hope & Faith/Married with Children/Happy Days) - Faith and Ted talk about their Hallmark Channel original movie Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about her new movie Christmas Eve on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ricky Schroder (Silver Spoons) - Ricky makes holiday candles with his wife, Andrea, on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rob Schneider (Rob) - Rob is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Burt Reynolds (Evening Shade) - Burt visits on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) Tone Bell (Truth Be Told/Bad Judge) - Mark-Paul and Tone are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks about her new BET sitcom Zoe Ever After on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She talks about A Classic Holiday on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - It's a Love Boat reunion with Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Gandy, Cynthia Lauren Tewes, Jill Whelan, Charo and the singer of the theme song, Jack Jones, on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. Ted Lange and Fred Gandy share holiday cocktails and a party spread.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim reveals the secrets to getting her body back on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith and Gabby Hoffman talk about Transparent on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict (The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam appears on HuffPost Live at 2pm.
  • Faith Ford (Hope & Faith/Murphy Brown) and Ted McGinley (Hope & Faith/Married with Children/Happy Days) - Faith and Ted talk about their Hallmark Channel original movie Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
Friday, December 4, 2015
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Watch Eva on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina joins FABLife stylists Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee and Lauren Makk as guest co-host, so check your local listings. She shares her recipe for Cuban sugar cookies in honor of National Cookie Day.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee opens up about her fashion style, growing up as the daughter of Diana Ross, and shares a special surprise with Joe Zee on FABLife, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict (The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. She will also be on HuffPost Live at 2:30pm.
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Amanda talks about her book Dear Santa, Love Rachel Rosenstein on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam talks about Night Owls on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia is a guest on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, April 19

I Love Lucy - "I Love Lucy Funny Money Special" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
I LOVE LUCY FUNNY MONEY SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of the classic series, will be broadcast Friday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The two episodes, “The Million-Dollar Idea” and “Bonus Bucks,” are newly colorized with a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed. As with previous “Lucy” specials, the main titles and end credits are seamlessly combined into one set at the beginning and end of the hour, with no interruption between the episodes.

In “The Million-Dollar Idea,” Lucy and Ethel attempt to get rich quick by bottling Lucy’s homemade salad dressing. A commercial pitch on a local TV program results in hundreds of orders, but Ricky soon determines that the girls are not charging enough to cover the cost of production and distribution. They decide to fill the initial orders and get out of the business fast, but a second TV appearance, designed to discourage additional sales, results in even more orders!

In “Bonus Bucks,” it’s the Ricardos vs. the Mertzes when both couples claim ownership of a dollar bill worth three hundred dollars in a newspaper’s “Bonus Bucks” contest. To save their friendship, they decide to split the winnings, each couple keeping half the actual bill until it can be redeemed. Unfortunately, Ricky puts the Ricardos’ half of the dollar in his pajama pocket – and Lucy sends those pajamas to the laundry!

Last Man Standing - "Yass Queen" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep; Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.

The Cool Kids - "Indecent Proposal" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In an attempt to date a guy who is way out of her league, Margaret pretends to be someone she's not.

Sydney to the Max - "Little Shop of Reynolds" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sydney and Olive decide to help Max at the bike shop's biggest sale of the year; when Leo's dad hires a girl to work at the arcade, Max and Leo compete to see who can impress her the most.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Watch Beth on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Happy Days) - Henry appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Chalke (How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)/Mad Love/Scrubs/Roseanne) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • 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.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke guest co-hosts ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Bill Hader (BarrY) - Bill talks about Barry on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rick Fox (The Game/Mr. Box Office) - Rick talks about Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake Choi (Single Parents) - Jake talks about Single Parents on the BUILD Series at 11am.


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