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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 23

The Goldbergs - "I Coulda Been a Lawyer" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Beverly decides their street needs another stop sign and pleads her case to the city comptroller. Barry panics when he realizes he’s neglected his college applications, but the situation only gets worse once Murray is involved. Meanwhile, Erica struggles with her career choice.

Schooled - "Tamagotchis and Bells" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lainey and Glascott encounter an overbearing parent and enlist the help of Beverly Goldberg (Wendi McLendon-Covey). Mellor realizes he might want to start a family and be a father after CB shows him how to care for confiscated Tamagotchis.

Modern Family - "Whanex?" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
While preparing a presentation for his students about their future goals, Cam (Eric Stonestreet) must also contend with a bully at the school and Jay (Ed O’Neil) is having a little technical trouble during his video conference. Meanwhile, the local mall is holding a photo shoot for its new ad campaign and Gloria tricks Phil and Joe into participating.

Single Parents - "Graham D'Amato: Hot Lunch Mentalist" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Will wants to get back together with Mia, but as their relationship progresses, he finds himself having to choose between the “normal” family he’s always wanted and the new family he’s created with Angie, Poppy, Miggy, Douglas and the kids. In order to get Will to come back to his senses about Mia, Angie kicks him off the babysitting grid and fills the spot with Dr. Mark, Douglas’ rival dermatologist, much to Douglas’ chagrin. Meanwhile, Graham is nervous to compete in the talent show and relies on Will to calm him down when he gets nervous on stage.

Schitt's Creek - "The Plant" (Pop, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Alexis and Johnny come up with a plan to impress a motel reviewer; David and Patrick look for an apartment.

grown-ish - "Girls Like You" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Nomi's endless string of one-night stands starts to throw off the apartment dynamic.

You're the Worst - "The One Thing We Don't Talk About" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy challenges Gretchen to tackle some of the responsibilities that come with being an adult.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 21)

Wednesday, January 23

  • Sam Elliott (The Ranch) - Watch Sam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Molly Shannon (Divorce/Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Danny Trejo (Saint George) - Danny appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • The Cast of The Good Place - Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, D'Arcy Carden and Manny Jacinto are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People) - Billy drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Cobie Smulders (Friends from College/How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk/American Dad!) - Patrick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You/10 Things I Hate About You) - Leslie is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Paul W. Downs (Broad City) - Paul talks about Broad City on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica gives the scoop on her show, Face the Truth – and she's facing the truth herself with a lie detector test on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mädchen Amick (Freddie) - Mädchen talks about Riverdale on People Now at 12pm and on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Joey McIntyre (The McCarthys) - Joey can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation and Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) - Amy and Natasha talk about their new show Russian Doll on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Natasha will also be on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny talks about The Masked Singer on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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