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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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comet Polarization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart’s store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny’s astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened.

Young Sheldon - "Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis (Wallace Shawn).

Mom - "Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora (Yvette Nicole Brown), after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

Life in Pieces - "Portrait Plagiarism Renter Scam" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen is offered a custom painting as payment from a hot new artist, she is thrilled until she sees the final product. Also, Sophia convinces Matt and Colleen to use her idea for a children’s book but it isn’t a new concept; Tyler and Clementine advertise their tiny house as a rental property; and John and Joan fall prey to a sleazy IRS scam.

Superstore - "Gender Reveal" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The store hosts a gender reveal party for Glenn (Mark McKinney) and his wife Jerusha (Kerri Kenney), just as Dina (Lauren Ash) is freaking out at the realities of having to deliver a baby. Meanwhile, Amy (America Ferrera) receives some unsettling news.

A.P. Bio - "Eight Pigs and a Bat" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When one of Jack's (Glenn Howerton) students anonymously reports him for canceling their much-anticipated fetal pig dissection, he sets out to find the snitch. Durbin's (Patton Oswalt) chances at Principal of the Year are in jeopardy when the superintendent visits.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Champions - "Grandma Dearest" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vince begrudgingly reconnects with his mother, Gayle (Carolyn Hennesy), so Michael can complete a school project.

Nobodies - "Double Fault" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Hugh enlist the help of Blaine Kaine to break some unfortunate news to Larry; Mark-Paul, Sam, Rachel and Hugh have a tennis double date; Larry is forced to move in with Pat after Jen kicks him out.

Atlanta - "Woods" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It is believed wealth has something to do with Paper Boi's attitude.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16)

Thursday, April 19

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Catch Tina on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Son of Zorn/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Shiri Appleby (Sunday Dinner/Knight & Daye) - Shiri talks about Lifetime's UnREAL on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Rory talks about I Feel Pretty on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Eddie Leavy (A.P. Bio) - Eddie talks about A.P. Bio on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season

02/06 - All in the Family - Seasons 1-5
02/06 - Bosom Buddies - The Complete Series
02/06 - Women of the House - Complete 12 Episode Series
02/13 - Broad City - Season 4
02/13 - Three's Company - The Complete Series - Come and Knock on Our Door Collection
02/27 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season
02/27 - Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season
02/27 - Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
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