Friday, April 15, 2016

Two TV Land Comedies Move to Sundays This June; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 18, 2016)

The Jim Gaffigan Show Impastor

This summer, TV Land is giving you a reason NOT to dread the end of the weekend! Beginning Sunday nights in June, The Jim Gaffigan Show and Impastor will return for their second seasons. With hilarious guest star turns and cameos by Jerry Seinfeld, Zachary Quinto, Alec Baldwin, Raven Symoné, John Mulaney, Macaulay Culkin, John Mulaney, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Judy Gold, Carrot Top, Gilbert Gottfried, Artie Lange, Nickelback, Perez Hilton, Tyler Oakley and many more, "one of summer TV's bright spots" (People), The Jim Gaffigan Show," will return for season two on (appropriately) Father's Day - Sunday, June 19 at 10:00pm ET/PT with two back-to-back episodes. The series is a fictionalized version of stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan's real life as he navigates fatherhood, his career and an incurable obsession with food, and this season will get even more inside Jim's head, looking at all his neuroses about being in the ever-critical limelight and his marriage to wife Jeannie (Ashley Williams) and children. The comedy also stars Michael Ian Black ("Wet Hot American Summer") as Jeannie's friend, Daniel, who not-so-subtly dislikes Jim, and Adam Goldberg (No Way Jose) as Jim's friend and fellow comedian, Dave. The show was co-created by Peter Tolan (Rescue Me) and executive producer Jim Gaffigan, and is also executive produced by Jeannie Gaffigan. Alex Murray and Sandy Wernick of Brillstein Entertainment Partners also executive produce. JAX Media's Tony Hernandez will executive produce for TV Land. The season will have 12 episodes.

On Impastor, which will return with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, June 26th at 10:30pm ET/PT, we left Buddy Dobbs (Michael Rosenbaum, Smallville) in a cliffhanger season finale. His past had finally started to catch up with him when Damien, the man he owed money to, came calling. The series follows Buddy, a slacker with gambling debt as he tries to escape his old life, by assuming the identity of a gay pastor, Jonathan Barlow, who died while trying to save Buddy from jumping off a bridge. Buddy assumed Barlow's life and relocated to the small town of Ladner where he serves as the town pastor. With the new identity, he thought he could escape his old life, but he was wrong. Impastor also stars Sara Rue (Less Than Perfect), Mircea Monroe (Episodes), David Rasche (Sledge Hammer!), and Mike Kosinski (Second City). The show, which will have a 10-episode second season, is executive produced by Christopher Vane and Rosenbaum, along with Eric and Kim Tannenbaum (Two and a Half Men) and Rob Greenberg (How I Met Your Mother).


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 April 18-22, 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, April 18, 2016

  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Watch Jesse 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 Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • H. Jon Benjamin (Bob's Burgers) - H. Jon visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry is a guest on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell (On Our Own) - Jurnee drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Blythe Danner (Adam's Rib/Tattingers) - Blythe talks about her miniseries Madoff on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony talks about Veep on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss talks about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George teams with Michael Symon to make a sumptuous Eggplant Rollatini on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • John Ratzenberger (Cheers) - John is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Paul W. Downs (Broad City) - Paul appears on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny and his daughter Lucy talk about Curmudgeons on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Toks Olagundoye (The Neighbors) - Toks is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry talks about Graves NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Catch Geena on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ilana Glazer and Paul W. Downs (Broad City) - Ilana and Paul are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo and The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central..
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason previews the film The Family Fang on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry bring his hilarity to the kitchen on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Laura San Giacomo (Just Shoot Me!) - Laura is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tyler James Williams (Go On/Everybody Hates Chris) - Tyler talks about starring in the new show Replay launching April 19th on go90 on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Garry Marshall (Creator of Happy Days/Laverne & Shirley/Mork & Mindy) - Garry is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Catch Kumail on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep/Outsourced) - Matt visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Tyler Labine (Deadbeat/Animal Practice/Mad Love/Sons of Tucson) - Tyler appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny and his daughter Lucy talk about Curmudgeons on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna cooks up some fun with Mario Batali on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym discusses a dating experiment on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry appears on People Now.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland/Just Shoot Me!) - Wendie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jillian Bell (Workaholics/Eastbound & Down) - Jillian is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Broooke talks about Flower Shop Mystery on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • The Cast of Silicon Valley) - Natalie Morales visits the set of HBO's Silicon Valley on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep/Outsourced) - Matt talks about Veep on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David unveils about his latest novel, a tragi-comedy about baseball pro Bucky Dent, on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Reid Scott (Veep) - Reid appears on People Now.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Watch Julia on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rosie O'Donnell (Gimme a Break!) - Rosie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) - Cybill and the cast of Taxi Driver talk about its 40th Anniversary on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is back to tickle your funny bone with a healthy dose of the best medicine – laughter - on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Louis CK (Louie) - Louis will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah makes Mother's Day pancakes on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks about hosting America's Funniest Home Videos on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 11:30am.
  • Eddie Kaye Thomas ('Til Death/Off Centre) - Eddie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
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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

Wednesday, July 26

The Goldbergs - "Jedi Master Adam Skywalker" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the school year comes to a close, Barry and Erica wonder what they’ll be voted for in the yearbook and pressure Adam – who’s on staff – to see the rough layout before it goes to print. But when they accidentally delete it, mass panic ensues and messes up Adam’s relationship with Jackie. Meanwhile, Murray is annoyed when Marvin comes to visit for money, but Beverly convinces him to help Marvin out with a plan, because he’s family.

Speechless - "T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ gets into an argument with Kenneth over their time together while Dylan decides she must “parent-trap” them both so they can get back together. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to be members of a country club for a week. Ray sees it as a chance to live the high life while Maya jumps at the chance to spend mother-and-son time.

Modern Family - "Grab It" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jay’s favorite place in the world, and only refuge, may be losing some of its charm when Phil considers becoming a member. At the Dunphy house, Claire mistakes her influence on Alex’s life choices, and Hayley cares too much about what Alex thinks about hers. Meanwhile, when Cam doesn’t give Mitchell the full story on what his play is really about, it really puts Mitchell in the spotlight.

American Housewife - "Other People's Marriages" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie encourages Viv (Leslie Bibb) to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him – and move in with the Ottos.

Modern Family - "Snow Ball" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Manny and Luke put on the school’s lavish winter dance and end up over their heads due to a texting error, it is up to them to fix it before the end of the night. Meanwhile, Gloria, Claire, Mitchell and Cam all volunteer at the dance while Jay’s thinly veiled guise to get out of it by pretending to want to spend time with Phil backfires. During the dance, Claire and Gloria attempt to set up Marjorie (“Saturday Night Live”’s Vanessa Bayer), an overbearing mom, with the school’s principal. Finally, Mitchell is unnerved to be back in high school and is shocked to see a lot of himself in the school bully and feels he needs a little guidance.

The Goldbergs - "Crazy Calls" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After getting their first-ever answering machines, Murray and Pop-Pop wage a message war on one another. Fed up, Erica, Barry and Pops try to stop the fighting by offering a trip to a hockey game as an olive branch. Meanwhile, Adam finally finds a lunch-time home with some lovable geeks in the computer room, but Beverly worries about his social standing and intervenes.

The Carmichael Show - "Maxine's Sister" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) brings her sister (guest star Aurora Perrineau) to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby (Lil Rel Howery) reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

The Carmichael Show - "The Blues" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) finds Cynthia (Loretta Devine) in the kitchen crying, she uncovers an uncomfortable possibility that is hard for the whole family to face: Cynthia may be suffering from depression and in need of therapy.

Nightcap - "The Show Might Go On, Part 1" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy's girlfriend, Christie Brinkley, urges him to quit the show; saving her voice for a speaking engagement, TV personality Bethenny Frankel makes Penny do her dirty work; actor David Hasselhoff tells embarrassing stories about his nephew, Marcus.

Younger - "The Gift of The Maggie" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza hunts for a new romance author, bringing her closer to Charles. Maggie slashes an art competitor.

Odd Mom Out - " M.F.A. in B.S." (Bravo, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jill struggles to make the right impression at her art show; New York Times best-selling author Derek Blasberg pays a visit to Brooke and Devon at Von Weber headquarters, but things do not go as planned; Lex gets advice from a stranger.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Wednesday, July 26

  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Watch Sutton on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She also chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Alice Wetterlund (People of Earth/Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. discusses his upcoming film The Emoji Movie on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jade Pettyjohn (School of Rock) - Jade appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey talks about The Last Tycoon on the AOL Build Show at 10:30am.