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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05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 25

The Goldbergs - "Agassi" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Adam feels like he’s losing his best friend, Chad, so he attempts to join the tennis team.  When Chad picks Dave Kim as his partner, Adam vows to take him down with Barry in a tennis match, channeling Andre Agassi.  Meanwhile, with the help of Beverly, Erica deals with her post-break up depression just in time for Valentine’s Day.

American Housewife - "The Club" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Anna-Kat develops a fear of water and stops bathing, her therapist suggests the Ottos get her to go swimming. But can Katie get over own her fear of wearing a bathing suit in public at the Westport Country Club so she can help her kid out? Meanwhile Oliver gives his dad a style makeover after students at the college give Greg a low “jalapeño” score.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself  project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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 - "Auntsgiving" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pops’ older sister Almaviligerais unexpectedly arrives for Thanksgiving, much to everyone’s delight except Ruby, who can’t stand her ex-sister-in-law. While Bow and Dre go on their last vacation before the baby arrives, the kids try to figure out why Ruby hates Almaviligerais so much.

Speechless - "D-I-- DING" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After leaving a note behind Maya’s back, Ray takes sides against the family when Maya dings a nearby car.  Following through on a promise, Jimmy and Dylan share a moment, as father and daughter are on a search in the back room at the local supermarket while JJ teaches a rude customer a lesson, and a moonlighting Kenneth hides his side job from the DiMeos.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Emotion Detection Automation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon beta-tests an MIT invention after hearing it can help him read people’s emotions. Also, Leonard can’t hide his feelings when Penny announces her brother is coming to town, and Raj invites his ex-girlfriends over to give him dating advice. Laura Spencer, Katie Micucci, Alessandra Torresani and Katie Leclerc return as Raj’s ex-girlfriends.

Superior Donuts - "What's the Big Idea?" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Franco’s creative new donut flavors become bestsellers, Arthur tries to prove he’s still relevant by coming up with a unique one of his own. Also, Fawz works to dream up an inventive password in order to keep Maya and James from stealing his store’s WiFi.

Mom - "Sword Fights and a Dominican Shortstop" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy considers giving up her dream of becoming a lawyer when Bonnie’s ex-girlfriend, Jeanine (Rosie O’Donnell), offers her a lucrative job in real estate. Also, Adam is very curious about Bonnie’s past with women.

Life in Pieces - "Eyebrow Anonymous Trapped Gem" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Tim accidentally shaves off a huge chunk of eyebrow before an important photoshoot, he hopes Jen and Colleen’s grooming expertise can fix it. Also, when Gigi passes away, Greg makes an anonymous donation with the money she left him, but later realizes he wants to be recognized for it; John learns firsthand what Gigi’s life was like at the nursing home; and Joan honors her mother’s memory with unusual jewelry.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Thursday, May 25

  • Jada Pinkett-Smith (A Different World) - Catch Jada on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Big Bang Theory/The McCartyhs/Roseanne) - Laurie stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/The Office) - Zach visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda Large) - Wanda appears on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Whitney Cummings (whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Veep - Julia Louis Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole and Sam Richardson are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani kicks off summer with recipes that are included in People's Summer Grilling special issue on People Now at 8:30am.