Friday, December 04, 2015

VH1 Adds Sitcoms in Mornings; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 7, 2015)

My Wife & Kids

VH1 has quietly added sitcoms to its weekday morning lineup. The sitcoms are sitcoms that air on other Viacom-owned networks. Airing Tues-Fri from 6am to 12pm. The schedule normally is like this: My Wife & Kids from 6am-8am, The Jamie Foxx Show from 8-10am and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 10am-12pm. On Fridays it could vary from this a bit. These are the only comedies airing on the network. You can find My Wife & Kids also on Centric, The Jamie Foxx Show now on CMT and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air on BET and Nick at Nite. And these shows have aired on other Viacom networks before, too...but now watch them every morning on VH1!


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. 7-11, 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, December 6, 2015

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, December 7, 2015
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Watch Ron on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Rhodes (Mr. Rhodes), Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Rick Overton (My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star) - Tom, Brian and Rick are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Billie Lourd (Scream Queens) - Billie stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Oliver Hudson (Scream Queens/Rules of Engagement) - Oliver is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey appears on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent/Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeffrey talks about Transparent on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James talks about Sisters on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami/Fired Up) - Mark is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Catch Tony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya talks about Sisters on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane and Meredith play Popped Quiz, one of the most popular games on Hollywood Game Night, on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your listings.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron discusses his new film In the Heart of the Sea on People Now.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks about her upcoming BET sitcom Zoe Ever After on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jake McDorman (Manhattan Love Story/Are You There, Chelsea?/Quintuplets) - Jake appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
  • Wanda Sykes (black-ish/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Watch Wanda on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amanda Peet (Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda and Meredith face-off in a rousing game of Gelt Trip to help celebrate the first night of Hanukkah on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam talks about his new hilarious indie movie Night Owls on People Now.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia is a guest on People Now.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse drops by Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tahj Mowry (Baby Daddy/Smart Guy) - Tahj talks about Baby Daddy and performs a special holiday song on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ricky Schroder (Silver Spoons) - Ricky discusses Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm. He will also be on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa is a guest on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel.
  • Tank, Meagan Holder, Danielle Nicolet and Eva Marcille (Born Again Virgin) - The cast of TV One's Born Again Virgin are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • 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 Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Catch Jim on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron discusses his new film In the Heart of the Sea on Conan at 11pm on TBS. He will also be on People Now.
  • Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy talks about Sisters on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin visits The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ricky Schroder (Silver Spoons) - Ricky appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls) - Jonathan is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura discusses the finale of this season's much acclaimed Golden Globe Award-winning The Affair on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The McCarthys/The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Laurie and Bruce Willis take viewers behind the scenes of Broadway's Misery on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena speaks out on women's rights and looks back at her career on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls/Raising Dad) - Kat is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 11, 2015
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Schneider (Rob) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina discusses her two TV shows, Grandfathered and Christina Milian Turned Up, on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, October 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Planetarium Collision" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy doesn’t have time to work on super-asymmetry, Sheldon goes to great lengths to ensure she’s available to work with him even it if means accidentally sabotaging her career in the process. Also, Koothrappali doesn’t want Wolowitz to join him in hosting a show at the planetarium. Emmy Award winner Bob Newhart returns as Arthur Jeffries.

Young Sheldon - "A Research Study and Czechoslovakian Wedding Pastries" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) recommends Sheldon and Missy for a university research study on twins, and Mary is unhappy when the test results go to Sheldon’s head.

Mom - "Big Sauce and Coconut Water" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is certain that Bonnie is in over her head when she invites a freshly paroled Tammy (Kristen Johnston) to stay with them.

Murphy Brown - "Three Shirts to the Wind" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor (David Costabile) who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on “Murphy in the Morning.” Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y.. Original series cast member Charles Kimbrough returns as Jim Dial in his first of three episodes, and Merle Dandridge guest stars as the team’s arrogant network boss, Diana Macomber.

Superstore - "Toxic Workplace" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) get combative to keep their new relationship hidden from their co-workers. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) spirals when he learns Kelly (Kelly Stables) wants to transfer to a new store, and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggles to organize a Cloud 9 carpool.

The Good Place - "Jeremy Bearimy" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.

Will & Grace - "Tex and the City" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack (Sean Hayes) visit Jack’s grandson, Skip (guest star Samuel Faraci), in Texas to watch him perform at his church’s talent show. But when Jack learns Skip plans on singing “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend,” he becomes afraid for his grandson’s safety. Karen (Megan Mullally) tags along to check out the portion of the border wall she sponsored, only to discover that Beverley Leslie (guest star Leslie Jordan) has claimed it as his own. Back home, Grace (Debra Messing) and Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) try to figure out if something is wrong in their relationship because their numerous attempts to have sex have failed.

I Feel Bad - "I'm Vain A.F." (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
An upcoming launch party at GamePunch throws Emet’s vanity into overdrive. Intent on scrubbing a bad picture off the company website, Emet is dead set on redeeming herself and getting the perfect photo at this year’s party – that means getting her hair done, professional make-up and toning up a problem area: her husband.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Thursday, October 18

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) - Maya drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Stockard Channing (Out of Practice/The Stockard Channing Show/Stockard Channing in Just Friends) - Stockard visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) - Jenna appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about You on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Fishman and Maya Lynne Robinson (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael and Maya Lynne are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. Michael and Lecy Goranson can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
  • John Goodman (The Conners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - John talks about The Big Lebowski reunion on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailey talks about Hallmark Channel's Good Witch: Tale of Two Hearts on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
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