Friday, February 19, 2016

Late Night Comedy Night Class on History; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 22, 2016)

History

HISTORY presents Night Class, a short-form, late-night comedy block premiering Thursday, February 25 at 11:30PM ET/PT. Night Class premieres with three original short-form comedy series and additional series will be added to the block. The first to premiere include: Great Minds with Dan Harmon - Created by Dan Harmon (Community, Rick and Morty) and Richard Korson (The Daily Show, Those Who Can't), the series follows Harmon who invests in a time machine and is subsequently visited by history's greatest minds. Harmon discusses his visitors' lives and brings them out into the modern world, embarking on an adventure that drops these famous historical figures right into today's advanced society. The series features a stellar group of comedic performers including: Jack Black as Ludwig Van Beethoven, Sarah Silverman, Jason Sudeikis, Dana Carvey, Aubrey Plaza, Kristen Schaal, Nick Kroll, Scott Adsit as Ernest Hemingway, Andy Dick, Ron Funches, Paul F. Tompkins, Thomas Middleditch and Robert Smigel.

Then we have Crossroads of History - Created and written by Elizabeth Shapiro, the scripted short form series examines the fascinating and largely unknown moments in history that have shaped the world. Crossroads of History will lift the veil on famous events and expose little known but historically accurate facts of the story, such as: how President Lincoln's alcoholic bodyguard, John Parker, chose the wrong night to leave his post at the Ford Theatre and how rejection from art school set a young artist, Adolf Hitler, on a very different career path. The series will include talent such as, Lou Diamond Phillips), Brian Baumgartner, Angela Kinsey, Keir O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer, Wayne Knight, Lloyd Ahlquist and Paul Scheer).

And finally How to Lose the Presidency - Throughout the history of presidential elections there are always those inspirational moments that propel a candidate to victory. These are not those moments. How to Lose the Presidency showcases real clips of embarrassing moments and mistakes from Howard Dean's scream heard round the world and Rick Perry's time of forgetfulness to outrageous moments in the current presidential campaign.


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 Feb. 22-26, 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, February 20, 2016

  • Telma Hopkins (Gimme a Break/Family Matters/Bosom Buddies) - Telma is featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, February 22, 2016
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Watch Cristin on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The League/The Mindy Project) - Mark and his brother Jay are guests on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Paul Rust (Love/Super Fun Night) - Paul appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Rachael Harris (Surviving Jack/My Boys/Notes from the Underbelly) - Rachael discusses Lucifer on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael (check your listings) and on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Diana-Maria Riva (Telenovela/Rob) - Diana-Maria is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony cooks with Michael Symon on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley) - Michael appears on HuffPost Live at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tamela and David Mann (Mann & Wife/Meet the Browns) - Tamela and David are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Watch Debra on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo, NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Bobby Cannavale (Nurse Jackie/Will & Grace) - Bobby visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kurt Braunohler (Bob's Burgers) - Kurt appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She also talks about The Mysteries of Laura on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea talks about the Netflix documentary series Chelsea Does on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley appears on 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.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William discusses his new book Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement/Eisenhower and Lutz/Double Trouble) - Patricia appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Nat Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Nat is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Mike Epps (Survivor's Remorse) - Mike appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell (On Our Own/Full House) - Watch Jurnee on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Zachary Levi (Less Than Perfect) - Zachary appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • The Cast of The Big Bang Theory - Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Alison is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Katy Colloton and Katie O'Brien (Teachers) - Katy and Katie are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Charlie Sheen (Anger Management/Two and a Half Men) - Charlie discusses disturbing rumors about him and angry texts he sent his ex-wife and children on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico talks about TV Land's Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The entire cast of Fuller House will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Catch Kelly on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten talks about Marvel's Jessica Jones on Netflix on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Malcolm & Eddie) - Malcolm-Jamal talks about The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. He will also be on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom stops by The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace, Jodie and Andrea are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Jodie will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jake Lacy (Girls/The Office/Better with You) - Jake whips up a dish with Mario Batali on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig gives the scoop on his new show Join or Die on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna shares three tips for being a working mom on People Now.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on Essence Live at 2:45pm.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore Encore/Charlie Lawrence) - Watch Nathan on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie cooks with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - Candace Cameron Bure and the cast of Fuller House including Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber, Soni Bringas, Michael Campion and Elias Harger are guests on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber and creator Jeff Franklin discuss Fuller House on the AOL Build Show at 4:45pm. NBC's Today previews Fuller House sometime between 7-9am.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva talks about Telenovela on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny talks about Zootopia on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, August 17

The Big Bang Theory - "The Allowance Evaporation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Amy have their first fight since moving in together, and Koothrappali is shocked at the realities of financial independence when he stops receiving support from his father.

Kevin Can Wait - "Kenny Can Wait" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin strikes up an unlikely friendship with Harry Connick Jr., but gets caught in a web of lies trying to impress his new friend. Harry Connick Jr. guest stars as himself.

Great News - "Snowmageddon of the Century" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After organizing a poorly attended staff karaoke night, Carol (Andrea Martin) is convinced that everyone at "The Breakdown" needs some office bonding time. When Greg (Adam Campbell) refuses to help, Carol enlists the help of God, causing a huge snowstorm to trap everyone in the building overnight. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) takes an interest in working with Katie (Briga Heelan), which Portia (Nicole Richie) convinces Katie is romantic.

The Guest Book - "Story Four" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Christy heads up to the mountains to try and bond with her new boyfriend Paul and his 8-year-old daughter, but she self-medicates because of her anxiety and ends up revealing some skeletons in her closet.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 14)

Thursday, August 17

  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Catch Jay on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara shares her thoughts on the Emmy nominations and her new ‘girl power’ campaign on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new Netflix show Naked on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Christopher Meloni (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz makes his Chew debut and cooks with Mario Batali on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagmenet/Reno 911!) - Wendi teams up with Clinton Kelly for a delicious bite on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:15am.
  • Drake Bell (Drake & Josh) - Drake performs on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Ellie talks about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha talks about TV One's When Love Kills on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.