Friday, December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas from SitcomsOnline; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 28, 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 Dec. 28, 2015-Jan. 1, 2016, 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, December 28, 2015
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Watch Wanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rita Moreno (Happily Divorced) - Rita visits Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program)- Sarah is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti stops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami/Fired Up) - Mark appears on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah shares her favorite kid-friendly holiday desserts on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family) and Raini Rodriguez (Austin & Ally) - Sibling actors Rico and Raini are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family) - Bill appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Brian appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He also appears on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks about her BET sitcom Zoe Ever After on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Alex Meneses (Telenovela) - Alex discusses Telenovela on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra is a guest on People Now.
  • Victoria Justice (Victorious/Zoey 101) - Victoria appears on People Now.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia is a guest on People Now.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife) - Watch Michaela on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!)- Wendi chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about Grandfathered on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Portia de Rossi (Better Off Ted/Arrested Development/Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher/Too Something) - Portia appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He also guest co-hosts a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • James Van Der Beek Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James talks the latest crime-drama happenings on CSI: Cyber on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelli Berglund (Lab Rats) - Kelli discusses Lab Rats on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym appears on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) and Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Catch Tina, Amy, Ike and Maya on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan visits Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Christian Olsen (The Loop) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Billy Bob Thorton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about Mozart in the Jungle on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny visits ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena speaks out on women's rights and looks back at her career on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sophie Reynolds (Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything) - Sophie talks about Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) and Tone Bell (Truth Be Told/Bad Jude) - Mark-Paul and Tone are guests on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Friday, January 1, 2016
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jemaine Clements (Flights of the Conchords) - Jemaine is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) - Emma visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jane Krakowski (Undateable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami/Fired Up) - Mark is part of the Plugged-In panel on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.