Friday, March 18, 2016

CBS Finales, Returns and Summer 2016 Dates; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 21, 2016)

CBS

CBS announced finale dates, return dates and special event broadcasts for the remainder of the season, including the returns of Mike & Molly, Person of Interest and Undercover Boss, and three The Price is Right primetime specials. Sunday, May 8 is a full night of finales, beginning with the season finale of Madam Secretary at 8:00PM ET/PT, the series finale of The Good Wife at 9:00PM ET/PT and the season finale of Elementary at 10:00PM ET/PT. Mike & Molly returns Monday, April 25 at 8:00PM ET/PT and will then have new back-to-back episodes on Monday, May 2, Monday, May 9 and Monday, May 16 from 8:00-9:00PM ET/PT each night. The fifth season of Person of Interest returns with two weekly episodes on Tuesdays and Mondays at 10:00PM ET/PT, each night, effective Tuesday, May 3 and Monday, May 9. The Odd Couple expands to two nights a week with a new Monday broadcast beginning May 2 at 9:30 PM ET/PT, in addition to its regularly scheduled Thursday at 8:30PM ET/PT airing. Undercover Boss returns to the schedule Sunday, May 15 at 9:00PM ET/PT. The Price is Right will have three one-hour reality show-themed primetime specials, on Monday, May 23 (Survivor), Tuesday, May 24 (Big Brother), and Wednesday, May 25 (The Amazing Race) at 8:00 PM ET/PT each night.

Moving on to summer, CBS announced its summer schedule with original series across five nights of the week, including the new event series Braindead and American Gothic, the sophomore season of Zoo and the return of the summer reality hit Big Brother. First up, Braindead, premieres Monday, June 13 at 10:00PM ET/PT. The event series is a comic-thriller set in the world of Washington, D.C. politics that follows Laurel (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a young, fresh-faced Hill staffer who discovers two things: the government has stopped working, and bugs are eating the brains of Congress members and Hill staffers. Big Brother will once again have three weekly episodes. It debuts with a special two-hour premiere, on Wednesday, June 22 from 8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT, followed by the Thursday broadcast on June 23 at 9:00PM ET/PT, Sunday's installment on June 26 at 8:00PM ET/PT and its regular Wednesday time period on June 29 at 8:00 PM ET/PT). The suspenseful new murder mystery American Gothic premieres Wednesday, June 22 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. The series, from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television, is about a prominent Boston family reeling in the wake of the chilling discovery that someone in their midst is linked to an infamous string of murders. As shocking secrets from the past and present are revealed, their mounting suspicion and paranoia that one of them is a killer threatens to tear the family apart. And finally, Zoo returns for its second season with a special two-hour premiere, Tuesday, June 28 from 9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT before moving to its regular Tuesday at 9:00 PM, ET/PT time period July 5.
View the full CBS dates for finales, returns, and summer premieres.


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 March 21-25, 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, March 21, 2016

  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Watch Chelsea on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls/United States of Tara) - Zosia appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Miranda Cosgrove (Crowded/iCarly) - Miranda drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell (On Our Own/Full House) - Jurnee visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on People Now.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia talks about My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Malin Akerman (Sin City Saints/Trophy Wife) - Malin guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Ariel Winter (Modern Family) - Ariel drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Greg Poehler (You Me Her/Welcome to Sweden) - Greg talks about AT&T Network's You Me Her on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Greg, Rachel Blanchard, Priscilla Faia and showrunner John Scott Shepherd discuss the series on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally whips up a delicious Pea Pesto & Potatoes with Mario Batali on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) - Martha will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Miles Ahead on NBC's Today someitme between 7-9am.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She teams with fellow Greek Michael Symon to make a favorite meal on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Amanda Peet (Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/Ellen) - Jeremy talks about Mr. Selfridge on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael (check your listings), on HuffPost Live at 12pm and the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane chats about the Broadway production She Loves Me on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Zachary Levi (Less Than Perfect) - Zachary talks about the Broadway production She Loves Me on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie) - Barbara talks about On the Magic Carpet with Barbara Eden on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about God's Not Dead 2 on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on People Now.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) - Lori talks about Fuller House on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Soleil is a guest on People Now.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
  • Jon Bernthal (The Class) - Watch Jon on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about Girls on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don sits in with The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC and The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) - Melissa stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/Ellen) - Jeremy talks about Mr. Selfridge on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny is a guest on People Now.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher discusses his new series Underground on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Peter Krause (Sports Night/Cybill) - Peter will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am, on HuffPost Live at 11am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Tori Spelling (Mystery Girls) - Tori is a guest on People Now.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on People Now.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
  • Peter Krause (Sports Night/Cybill) - Catch Peter on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. Clinton Kelly cooks with Peter on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Malin Akerman (Sin City Saints/Trophy Wife) - Malin appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) - Melissa drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Rashida Jones (Angie Tribeca/Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 12pm and HuffPost Live at 1pm.
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don discusses the film Miles Ahead on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael (check your listings) and on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril serves up tons of new favorite recipes on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney talk about For Peete's Sake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Laine Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Life/The Nanny/Karen's Song) - Laine talks about My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/Ellen) - Jeremy discusses Mr. Selfridge on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke is a guest on Essence Live.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
Friday, March 25, 2016
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Watch Gabourey on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Hayes MacArthur (Angie Tribeca/Go On/Perfect Couples) - Hayes is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Malcolm & Eddie) - Malcolm-Jamal appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jake Lacy (Better with You/The Office) - Jake is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley talks about I Saw the Light on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly shares details about her new series For Peete's Sake on People Now.
  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Less Than Perfect/DAG) - David is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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