Friday, February 12, 2016

The CW Spring 2016 Midseason Notes; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 15, 2016)

Containment

The CW announced its midseason schedule for the spring, including the midseason premieres of the limited series Containment, the return of Reign, the summer debut of the final season of Beauty & the Beast, plus the season finale dates for critical favorites iZombie and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The all-new limited series event Containment premieres Tuesday, April 19 at 9:00 pm ET/PT, paired with The CW's number one series The Flash. A week earlier, iZombie will conclude its sophomore season with back to back episodes on Tuesday, April 12, at 8:00pm ET/PT and 9:00pm ET/PT. Reign returns with original episodes on a new night, Monday, April 25 at 8:00pm ET/PT, as Crazy Ex-Girlfriend wraps its critically acclaimed first season the previous week on Monday April 18 at 8:00pm ET/PT. And finally, this summer, Beauty & the Beast returns for its final season beginning on Thursday, June 2 at 9:00pm ET/PT.


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. 15-19, 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!


Monday, February 15, 2016

  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Watch David on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy chats about Zoe Ever After on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran plays accomplice to co-host Clinton Kelly during a mystery ingredient party on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William discusses his new book Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour and on HuffPost Live at 2:00pm.
  • Giacomo Gianniotti (Selfie) - Giacomo is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Alison visits ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • The Cast of The Facts of Life - It's a special Facts of Life Reunion with cast members including Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields and Geri Jewell on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. Lisa Whelchel cooks a Mexican corn bread; DIY blinged roller skates; how to achieve Blair's fabulous hair from The Facts of Life; a prep school inspired fashion show; singer Gloria Loring performs The Facts of Life theme song; how to make a personalized DIY diary. There will be a few guest surprises along the way...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Catch Zach on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Abbi and Ilana are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They will also be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. Anthony and Tracee Ellis Ross will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Selma Blair (Anger Management/Kath & Kim/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) - Selma drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke is a guest on a repeat of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Michaela Watkins (Casual/Trophy Wife) - Michaela appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also talks about History Channel's Join or Die on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Meagan Good (Mr. Robinson/Raising Dad/Cousin Skeeter) - Meagan is a guest on Good Day L.A. on KTTV in Los Angeles.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Malcolm & Eddie) - Malcolm-Jamal appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks co-parenting with her ex on People Now.
  • Malin Akerman (Sin City Saints/Trophy Wife) - Malin is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason Sudeikis (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason talks about Race on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and the AOL Build Show at 5:30pm.
  • Fuller House) - NBC's Today has a first look at Fuller House sometime between 7-9am.
  • The Cast of Girls - Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Jenni Konner, Jake Lacy and Alex Karpvosky discuss the fifth season of Girls, which returns February 21 to HBO, on HuffPost Live at 4pm and on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Megan Fox (New Girl/Hope & Faith) - Watch Megan on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Michael Chiklis (Daddio) - Michael shares his One Last Thing on People Now.
  • Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) - Hayley discusses her role on the hit ABC series The Goldbergs, her songwriting and upcoming EP on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig discusses History Channel's Join or Die on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/Sean Saves the World) - Sean talks about Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Marsai Martin and Miles Brown (black-ish) - Marsai and Miles are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • Téa Leoni (The Naked Truth/Flying Blind) - Catch Téa on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Amanda Peet (Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about HBO's Togetherness on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Community) - Gillian visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anders Holm (Workaholics/The Mindy Project) - Anders is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Oliver Hudson (Rules of Engagement/My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star) - Oliver appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason stops by Tavis Smiley on PBS (check your local listings) and on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig cooks up some festive fare with Mario Batali on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael opens up about the health scare that nearly killed his dad and why it was a wakeup call for him on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William discusses his new book Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva is a guest on HuffPost Live at 2pm.
Friday, February 19, 2016
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls/United States of Tara) - Zosia stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mark McKinney (Superstore) - Mark is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) - Lori talks about Fuller House on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael (check your local listings) and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Marsha Mason (The Middle/Frasier) - Marsha is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • The Cast of Dr. Ken - Ken Jeong, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Dave Foley are guests on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, April 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Relaxation Integration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Wolowitz plan birthday celebrations for Amy and Halley, respectively. Also, Leonard receives a Christmas letter from his brother that causes him to spiral out about his own lack of accomplishments.

Young Sheldon - "A Therapist, a Comic Book, and a Breakfast Sausage" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After choking on a breakfast sausage, Sheldon wrestles with his fear of solid foods and discovers comic books for the first time.

Young Sheldon - "A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon struggles with newfound popularity after utilizing statistics to help the football team.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Explosion Implosion" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Wolowitz and Sheldon bond when they drive to the desert to shoot off a model rocket. Also, when Leonard’s mom, Beverly (Christine Baranski), finds a new best friend in Penny, it rubs Leonard the wrong way.

American Dad - "My Purity Ball and Chain" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When Steve acts out his sexual energy, Francine asks Stan to give Steve "the talk," but Stan's fear that he won't do it right terrifies him; the family builds a giant water slide in the backyard.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Monday, April 23

  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Watch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen talk about Lifetime's My Partner Knows Best on the BUILD Series at 4:30pm. Jason can be heard on the Morning Mashup on SiriusXM.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris is a guest on Page Six TV, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen Burstyn (The Ellen Burstyn Show) - Ellen appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season

02/06 - All in the Family - Seasons 1-5
02/06 - Bosom Buddies - The Complete Series
02/06 - Women of the House - Complete 12 Episode Series
02/13 - Broad City - Season 4
02/13 - Three's Company - The Complete Series - Come and Knock on Our Door Collection
02/27 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season
02/27 - Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season
02/27 - Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
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