Friday, August 05, 2016

ABC at 2016 TCA Summer Press Tour; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 8, 2016)

ABC

We're recapping some of the big news from the ABC portion of the 2016 TCA Summer Press Tour. The ABC Television Network announced pickup orders for summer sensations Celebrity Family Feud, The $100,000 Pyramid, Match Game and To Tell the Truth. ABC has also ordered straight-to-series ten episodes of Skydance Television's all-new Ten Days in the Valley, which will star and be executive produced by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Kyra Sedgwick. Skydance Television anticipates that the series, which is created, written, and executive produced by Tassie Cameron (Rookie Blue), who also serves as showrunner, will debut on ABC in 2017. Ten Days in the Valley marks Sedgwick's return to headlining a drama series following her seven-season tenure on The Closer. It could be a contender for next summer's schedule.

Moving to digital, we have some news for ABCd (ABC Digital) series. ABC Entertainment is announcing that it is ordering additional installments of its new ABCd comedy series Forever 31, created by and starring comedian Iliza Shlesinger; I Can Find $3000 In Your Home, featuring eBay millionaire Linda Lightman; and Newborn Moms, created by and starring Aurora Browne and Nadine Djoury. Additionally, the network has acquired American Koko, from Diarra Kilpatrick and Viola Davis' JuVEe Productions, and I Like You Just the Way I Am, from New York Times best-selling author and actress Jenny Mollen. ABCd series are exclusive to the newly re-launched ABC app for desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. In addition to Forever 31, I Can Find $3000 In Your Home and Newborn Moms, current ABCd series include: All My Gay Friends are Getting Married, Boondoogle, Tastemade's Get Cookin and On The Record.


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 Aug. 8-12, 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, August 8, 2016

  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Episodes/Friends) - Matt is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Alison appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12:07am on BET or on your local stations.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He also talks about his film Florence Foster Jenkins on the AOL Build Show at 1:15pm.
  • Julie Klausner (Difficult People) - Julie is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) - Jon talks about Ghost Team on the AOL Build Show at 5pm.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Catch Geena on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) and Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jesse and Jane perform Carpool Karaoke on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Justin Long (Ed) - Justin stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Natasha Leggero (Another Period/Free Agents) and Riki Lindhome (Another Period) - Natasha and Riki are guests on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12:07am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Malcolm & Eddie) - Malcolm-Jamal is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Robyn Lively (Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street/George & Leo) and Sloane Morgan Siegel (Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street) - Robyn and Sloane are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara) - John talks about if there will be a My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 and opens up about Garry Marshall on People Now at 8:30am.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Watch TIm on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Marc Maron (Maron) - Marc appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Krumholtz (Partners/The Trouble with Normal/Chicago Sons) - David is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adrian Grenier (Entourage) - Adrian drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon is a guest on Popcorn with Peter Travers on ABC News.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah makes movie night desserts on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Ashley Tisdale (Clipped/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley discusses her new comedy Amateur Night on People Now at 8:30am.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
  • Andy Garcia (Ballers) - Catch Andy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ben Schwartz (House of Lies/Parks and Recreation) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric AndrĂ© (Man Seeking Woman/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Eric is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Ed O'Neill (Modern Family/Married with Children) - Ed stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Malcolm & Eddie) - Malcolm-Jamal is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mann & Wife/Mr. Box Office/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Summer in the City on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jessie T. Usher (Survivor's Remorse) - Jessie is a guest on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, August 12, 2016
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Watch Mark on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Julie Klausner (Difficult People) - Julie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911) - Thomas appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl guest co-hosts a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Skai Jackson (Bunk'd) - Skai joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
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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

Thursday, February 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comic-Con Conundrum" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With Koothrappali cut off from his father’s fortune, he appoints Sheldon to help him get out of debt. Also, Penny considers joining Leonard at Comic-Con.

The Great Indoors - "Friends Like These" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack desperately begs his co-workers to pretend to be his closest friends at a dinner party after his lack of an inner circle begins to concern his girlfriend, Rachel (Maggie Lawson). However, he soon regrets asking for their help after they all behave awkwardly in her presence.

Mom - "Night Swimmin' and an English Muffin" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Bonnie discovers Adam is still close with his ex-wife, Danielle (Wendie Malick), Christy worries the emotional fallout could jeopardize Bonnie’s sobriety.

Life in Pieces - "Awkward Bra Automated Ordained" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dinner gets awkward for Jen and Matt when they find themselves alone without Greg and Colleen. Also, Lark accidentally locks out Greg and Jen from the house, prompting Greg to install a complicated home automation system; Heather and Tim try to sneak wine into an ice skating show to get out of paying at the venue; and John and Joan agree to an impromptu wedding after Colleen mentions that she’s an ordained minister.

Superstore - "Wellness Fair" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy (America Ferrera) sees Mateo (Nico Santos) out on a secret date with Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), she ignores Garrett's (Colton Dunn) advice to stay out of it, and ends up throwing multiple relationships - both real and imagined - into chaos. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) resents Jonah (Ben Feldman) for outshining him during Cloud 9's Wellness Fair, and Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to prove that Amy faked an illness.

Powerless - "Emily Dates a Henchman" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After being urged by her team, Emily (Vanessa Hudgens) sets her sights on the dating world but unknowingly falls for one of the Riddler's henchmen (guest star Robert Buckley). Meanwhile, Teddy (Danny Pudi) and Ron (Ron Funches) find a Batman artifact and discover Van's (Alan Tudyk) superhero fantasy. Christina Kirk also stars.

Baskets - "Marthager" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Martha books Chip a gig at a car crash.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Thursday, February 23

  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - Catch John on a repeat of the 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elijah Wood (Wilfred) - Elijah stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Get Out in the 9am hour. He appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Paul Scheer (The League/Fresh Off the Boat) - Paul visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Rob Huebel (Transparent/Burning Love) - Rob drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • David Spade (Rules of Enagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Norm Macdonald (The Norm Show/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Norm is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Rob Schneider (Real Rob/Rob/Men Behaving Badly) - Rob appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.