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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New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 24

The Middle - "A Tough Pill to Swallow" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a devastated Sue discovers that she has been kicked out of college because she forgot to renew her financial aid, Mike tries to come to her rescue and convince a tough college bursar to reinstate her. Meanwhile, having only taken oral liquid medication all of his life, a frustrated Frankie does everything in her power to teach Brick how to swallow a pill when he gets an ear infection; and Hutch becomes angry with Axl after he keeps driving the Winnebago without permission to Orson to visit new girlfriend April – leaving Hutch without any means of transportation to get to class.

American Housewife - "Art Show" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Anna-Kat draws a super plus-sized portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie sets out to retrieve it by any means necessary. Meanwhile, with Katie away, Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor. She’s determined to whip them into shape with her Tiger Mom skills, but she may have met her match.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Coming From America" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louis flies the entire family to Taiwan in an effort to make things right with Gene (Ken Jeong). Upon meeting Gene’s beautiful fiancĂ©, Margaret, and seeing the wonderful life he has built for himself, Louis questions whether his life in Orlando is just as great as it could be in Taiwan. Meanwhile, Jessica takes Eddie, Emery and Evan to her favorite childhood locales, including Dihua Street and Shilin Night Market.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Match" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jimmy recruits a reluctant Kenny to join his wrestling team for a one-time match, a surprise victory gives him the confidence to join the team full time to become the first, openly gay athlete at St. Barklays. Kenny’s newfound stardom makes Jimmy feel a bit replaced, but when an opponent refuses to wrestle his brother, Jimmy puts his feelings aside and rallies the team around Kenny. Meanwhile, Pat injures his back trying to help Eileen prepare for a weekend getaway, but things only get worse when she tries to be the perfect caregiver to impress VP Murray but fails miserably.

New Girl - "The Hike" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While on a day hike, Jess and Robby (guest star Nelson Franklin) discover something unexpected about their relationship. Also, Winston throws a surprise welcome home party for Aly (guest star Nasim Pedrad). Meanwhile, Schmidt and Cece fail to impress their new neighbors.

The Mick - "The Master" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
All hell breaks loose, as the kids fight over who will take the master bedroom. Also, Mickey pursues a wealthy businessman who quickly discovers that she is not the prize he thought she was.

Teachers - "Stranger Danger" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
There’s a trespasser at Fillmore and a new security guard is hired. Ms. Snap and Ms. Bennigan hold a “Women Empowering Women” workshop, Mrs. Adler takes stranger danger too far, and Ms. Watson purchases a male safety dummy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Tuesday, January 24

  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Retta on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Claudia O'Doherty (Love) - Claudia is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John talks about Patriots Day on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette visits Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina talks about the new Netflix series One Day at a Time on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.