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 (April/May/June)

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
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, June 25

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code. Don’t miss a dose of mother-daughter drama.

The Last Man on Earth - "If You're Happy and You Know It" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol is bummed about Gail’s absence, so Tandy tries to cheer her up with the honeymoon vacation they never had. Meanwhile, Lewis finds new success with his pursuits in aviation and Melissa is contained.

The Simpsons - "Caper Chase" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns decides to start his own for-profit university and Homer is hired.

Family Guy - "Gronkowsbees" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Rob Gronkowski, of the New England Patriots, moves into the house behind the Griffins, and the guys enjoy partying with him until his antics become overwhelming. Meanwhile, Stewie begins beekeeping and gives his bees steroids to produce more honey, but instead they become aggressive.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 19)

Friday, June 23

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali is a guest on a repeat of 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.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Prepon (Are You There, Chelsea?/That '70s Show) - Laura appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael plays Pyramid on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Zoe Perry and Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Zoe and Iain talk about their upcoming CBS sitcom Young Sheldon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melora Hardin (The Office/Wedding Band) - Melora talks about Freeform's The Bold Type on the AOL Build Show at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Maggie Lawson (Angel from Hell/Back in the Game/Crumbs/It's All Relative/Inside Schwartz) - Maggie talks about Hallmark Channel's original movie My Favorite Wedding on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rhys Darby (Wrecked/Flight of the Conchords) - Rhys talks about Wrecked on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Damon Wayans, Jr. (New Girl/Happy Endings) - Damon will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.