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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New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.