Friday, January 22, 2016

Disney Channel Sitcom Gets Date; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 25, 2016)

We now have a date for the new Disney sitcom we mentioned. Jenna Ortega (Jane the Virgin) stars as inventive tween Harley Diaz, the middle child in a bustling household of nine, in the engaging, single-camera comedy series Stuck in the Middle. A full episode preview will air Sunday, February 14 at 8:45 p.m. EST on Disney Channel, immediately following the channel's premiere of Disney's Academy Award(R)-winning animated film Frozen at 7:00 p.m. EST. The Stuck in the Middle preview episode will be on WATCH Disney Channel and WATCHDisneyChannel.com, available to users on tablets, phones, set top boxes and computers, beginning Sunday, February 14. Stuck in the Middle will air in its regular time slot beginning Friday, March 11 at 9:00 p.m. EST on Disney Channel.

Told from Harley's point of view, the slice of life stories find humor in everyday life as this middle child devises creative ways to cope with - and stand out - in her family's busy suburban Massachusetts household. The Diaz parents, Suzy and Tom, also have six other kids: Rachel the self-involved eldest; Georgie, a basketball-playing teen; Ethan, Harley's closest ally; invincible and indestructible twins Lewie and "Beast"; and the strong-willed youngest sibling, Daphne. In the preview episode, avid inventor Harley is all set to accept a community award, but must first devise a way to get her family out of the house and to the ceremony on time. In addition to Jenna Ortega, the series stars Isaak Presley (Austin & Ally) as Ethan Diaz, Ronni Hawk as Rachel Diaz, Kayla Maisonet (Dog With A Blog) as Georgie Diaz, Nicolas Bechtel (General Hospital) as Lewie Diaz, Malachi Barton (The Young and the Restless) as "Beast" Diaz, Ariana Greenblatt (Liv and Maddie) as Daphne Diaz, Cerina Vincent (Mike and Molly) as Suzy Diaz, and Joe Nieves (How I Met Your Mother) as Tom Diaz.


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 Jan. 25-29, 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!


Saturday, January 23, 2016

  • Dick Van Dyke (The Dick Van Dyke Show/The New Dick Van Dyke Show) - Dick will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Catch Marlon on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, January 25, 2016
  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Watch Dakota on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family/Back to You/Out of Practice) - Ty appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amy Landecker (Transparent) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt Braunger (Up All Night) - Matt appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian talks about Mr. Robot on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses Fifty Shades of Black on NBC's Today in the 9am hour, on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT and on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central. He can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 11am.
  • Zachary Levi (Telenovela/Less Than Perfect) - Zachary talks about Telenovela on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy opens up about her private health battle and how she fought her way back on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Catch Jack on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Roseanne is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Wendy is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah bakes a Valentines's Day treat on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Christine Ebersole (Sullivan & Son/The Cavanaughs) - Christine appears on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Watch Alison on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife) - Michaela is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Eric Andre (Man Seeking Woman/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Eric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Jack drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia talks about her Cooking Channel show Tia Mowry at Home on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Retta (Parks and Recretion) - Retta joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea talks about Chelsea Does on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 10:50am.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings. He will also be on People Now and SI Now.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
  • J.K. Simmons (Family Tools/Growing Up Fisher) - Catch J.K. on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office) - Jenna 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 a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Jack visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi talks about the new season of her hit show Younger, and her life as a foody with husband Gabriele Corcos and their show Extra Virgin on the Cooking Channel on the AOL Build Show.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Do Not Disturb/My Secret Identity) - Jerry is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon stops by Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim discusses her new Netflix show Sensitive Skin on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and HuffPost Live at 3pm.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Linda Lavin (Alice/Sean Saves the World) - Linda appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Diane Ladd (Alice) - Diane chats on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 24

Hollywood Darlings - "She's Not All That" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After years of pretending to be her own assistant to avoid saying ``no'' to people, a non-confrontational Beverley finally hires former child star Lori Beth Denberg to be her assistant; Jodie asks a stranger to pretend to be a fan of Christine's.

Return of the Mac - "An Offer Joe Can't Refuse" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Joe is forced to book his own celebrity guests, he finds out there's a daytime mafia controlling the booking of celebrities.

Bunk'd - "Girl Meets World" (Disney Channel, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Xander and Emma learn two of their campers have a crush on one another.

Nobodies - "Devil in a Red Dress" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Larry, Rachel and Hugh, at their most fractured, turn to another writing team for help: fellow Groundlings alums Jim Rash and Nat Faxon.

Lopez - "Cuck You George Lopez" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George’s friends have him worried that Lori wears the pants in their relationship. Pfeiffer complicates Olly’s work life, and Manolo gets laser eye surgery to please Wendy.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Wednesday, May 24

  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Watch Zoe on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hannibal Buress (Broad City) - Hannibal appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Andree Vermeulen (Angie Tribeca) - Andree appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • T. J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T. J. appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Eric Stonesteet (Modern Family) - Eric drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake throws down spicy honey chicken on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Wakefield on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris and trainer Obi Obadike have tips to lose ten pounds in ten days on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank talks about his new hit, Brockmire, with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.