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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.