Friday, July 15, 2016

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 18, 2016)

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Nominations were announced. Here are the nominees for the main categories:

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
black-ish (ABC)
Modern Family (ABC)
Master Of Non (Netflix)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Transparent (Amazon)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING LEAD COMEDY ACTOR
Anthony Anderson, black-ish (ABC)
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth (Fox)
Aziz Ansari, Master of None (Netflix)
Louis C.K., Louie (FX)
William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime)
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley (HBO)
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon)

OUTSTANDING LEAD COMEDY ACTRESS
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC)
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On (HBO)
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid (Netflix)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTOR
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX)
Louie Anderson, Baskets (FX)
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele (Comedy Central)
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Tony Hale, Veep (HBO)
Matt Walsh, Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTRESS
Niecy Nash, Getting On (HBO)
Judith Light, Transparent (Amazon)
Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent (Amazon)
Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Anna Chlumsky, Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Better Call Caul (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
House of Cards (Netflix)
Homeland (Showtime)
Mr. Robot (USA Network)
The Americans (FX)

OUTSTANDING LEAD DRAMA ACTOR
Bob Odenkirk, Netter Call Saul (AMC)
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline (Netflix)
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards (Netflix)
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA Network)
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan (Showtime)
Matthew Rhys, The Americans (FX)

OUTSTANDING LEAD DRAMA ACTRESS
Taraji P. Henson, Empire (Fox)
Claire Danes, Homeland (Showtime)
Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)
Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder (ABC)
Keri Russell, The Americans (FX)
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black (BBC America)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTOR
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline (Netflix)
Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Michael Kelly, House of Cards (Netflix)
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTRESS
Maura Tierney, The Affair (Showtime)
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Constance Zimmer, UnReal (Lifetime)

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES
American Crime (ABC)
Fargo (FX)
The Night Manager (AMC)
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Roots (History)

OUTSTANDING LEAD LIMITED SERIES/MOVIE ACTOR
Bryan Cranston, All the Way (HBO)
Idris Elba, Luther (BBC America)
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager (AMC)
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Cuba Gooding, Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (PBS)

OUTSTANDING LEAD LIMITED SERIES/MOVIE ACTRESS
Felicity Huffman, American Crime (ABC)
Lili Taylor, American Crime (ABC)
Kerry Washington, Confirmation (HBO)
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo (FX)
Keri Russell, The Americans (FX)
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (HBO)
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Stor (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING LIMITED SERIES/MOVIE ACTOR
Jesse Plemons, Fargo (FX)
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo (FX)
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager (AMC)
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Stor (HBO)
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Stor (HBO)
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Stor (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTRESS
Melissa Leo, All the Way (HBO)
Regina King, American Crime (ABC)
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Jean Smart, Fargo (FX)
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager (FX)

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards airs LIVE Sunday, September 18 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on ABC.


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 July 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!


Sunday, July 17, 2016

  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Catch Billy Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, July 18, 2016
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Arrested Development) - Watch Christina on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Juliette Lewis (I Married Dora) - Juliette stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julie Klausner (Difficult People) - Julie appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Craig Bierko (Unhitched/Madman of the People/Sydney) - Craig visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa and the cast of Ghostbusters are guests on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show), Kirstie Alley (Veronica's Closet/Cheers) and Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Meredith's favorite celebrity moments are featured on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dorien Wilson (In the Cut/The Parkers/Dream On) - Dorien appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) and Annie Mumolo (About a Boy) - Kathryn and Annie talk about Bad Moms on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. Annie will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jessie T. Usher (Survivor's Remorse) - Jessie appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Raul Castillo (Looking) - Raul dishes on Looking: The Movie on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Catch Dave on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) and Annie Mumolo (About a Boy) - Kathryn appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. Kathryn and Annie discuss their new comedy Bad Moms on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Paul Feig (The Jackie Thomas Show/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Paul visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tom Cavanagh (Ed/Scrubs) - Tom appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison talks about Tallulah on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Loretta DeVine (The Carmichael Show) - Loretta joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Abby Elliott (Odd Mom Out) - Abby talks about her show Odd Mom Out and real Upper East Side moms on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - The cast of Ghostbusters will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Aimee Carrero (Young & Hungry) - Aimee is a guest on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Busy Phillips (Cougar Town) - Busy appears on People Now at 8:30am.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
  • Mila Kunis (That '70s Show/Family Guy) - Watch Mila on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also chats about the film Bad Moms on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am, on LIVE! with Kelly (check your listings) and on the AOL Build Show at 11:30am.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Suburgatory) - Cheryl visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zoey Deutch (The Suite Life on Deck) - Zoey is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • The Cast of Silicon Valley - Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods and Martin Starr are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will also be on Popcorn with Peter Travers on ABC News.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Dave Coulier (Fuller House/Full House) - Dave is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - Catch George on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He also guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Billy visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Will Sasso (Less Than Perfect) - Will appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Caveman) - Nick stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Tamela and David Mann (Mann & Wife/Meet the Browns) - Tamela and David are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Aimee Carrero (Young & Hungry) - Aimee, voice of Disney's first Latina princess, Elena of Avalor, plays a Disney Princess trivia game on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Erica Ash, Tichina Arnold and Teyonah Parris (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica, Tichina and Teyonah are guests on Essence Live at 4pm. Erica also appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Friday, July 22, 2016
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Arrested Development) - Watch Christina on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Paul Feig (The Jackie Thomas Show/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Paul is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight and on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (In the House/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Natasha Leggero (Another Period/Free Agents) - Natasha talks about Another Period on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • John Cho (Selfie/Kitchen Confidential) - John is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will and the cast of Suicide Squad are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.