Friday, November 04, 2016

Fox Winter 2017 Premiere Dates; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 7, 2016)

Fox

Fox is announcing premiere dates for new comedy The Mick (special premiere Jan. 1; time period premiere Jan. 3), new drama Star (special premiere Dec. 14; time period premiere Jan. 4), new reality My Kitchen Rules (Jan. 12), new drama 24: Legacy (two-night event beginning Feb. 5, following Super Bowl LI, and continuing on Feb. 6) and new drama APB (Feb. 6); and returning series Bones: The Final Chapter (Jan. 3), Sleepy Hollow (Jan. 6) and MasterChef Junior (Feb. 9). In addition, New Girl moves to its new Tuesday night time period of 8:00 PM ET/PT, beginning Jan. 3. Hell's Kitchen moves to Thursdays, beginning Jan. 5, with two all-new back-to-back episodes at 8:00 & 9:00 PM ET/PT. The series then premieres in its regular time period Jan. 12 at 8:00. Rosewood moves to its new Friday night time period (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), beginning Jan. 6.

New comedy The Mick will have a special premiere on Sunday, Jan. 1 at 8:00 PM ET/PT, following the NFL doubleheader on Fox. The series will then premiere in its regular time period with an all-new episode Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 8:30 PM ET/PT, after New Girl, which moves to its new time period of 8:00PM ET/PT, beginning that night. Following The Mick's time period premiere, Bones: The Final Chapter at 9:00 PM ET/PT premieres. The 12-episode run will celebrate the long-running comedic procedural. On an epic night of music and drama, Star, the new drama from Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels (Empire) and Tom Donaghy, will have a special premiere on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT, following Empire's shocking Season Three fall finale, airing at a special time at 8:00PM ET/PT. Star will then make its time period premiere with an all-new episode Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. The series stars Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah, Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt, and newcomers Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O'Grady and Amiyah Scott.

Hell's Kitchen moves to Thursdays, beginning Jan. 5, with all-new back-to-back episodes. The following week, Thursday, Jan. 12, Hell's Kitchen moves into its regular time period at 8:00 PM ET/PT, followed by the premiere of new series My Kitchen Rules at 9:00 PM ET/PT. The series pits celebrity duos against each other as they cook and critique each other's food in Hollywood homes. The celebrity pairs include TV host and *NSYNC member Lance Bass, R&B recording artists Brandy and Ray J, comedian Andrew Dice Clay, country superstar Naomi Judd and reality TV star Brandi Glanville. In addition to being judged by their rival competitors, each team will also be critiqued by two professional chef judges, Curtis Stone and Cat Cora. Rosewood moves to Fridays, beginning Jan. 6 at 8. The series will be followed by Sleepy Hollow at 9:00 PM ET/PT, which returns for a fourth season full of supernatural creatures, mysterious events and the search for the truth about the lives of the Witnesses. The ticking clock restarts when 24: Legacy debuts with a special two-night event beginning Sunday, Feb. 5 following Super Bowl LI, and continuing with its time period premiere on Monday, Feb. 6 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. Following 24: Legacy's time period premiere on Feb. 6, new police drama with a high-tech twist APB debuts at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

On Thursday, Feb. 9 at 8:00 PM ET/PT, MasterChef Junior goes back for fifths, with award-winning Chef Gordon Ramsay, renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi and an array of celebrity guest judges. Following The Mick's special premiere on Jan. 1, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has its winter finale with two all-new back-to-back episodes at 8:30 & 9:00PM ET/PT. Gotham and Lucifer air their winter finales on Jan. 30. The 16th winner of Hell's Kitchen will be announced during the series' season finale on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8:00PM ET/PT. Son of Zorn airs its season finale on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8:30. Both Lethal Weapon and Star air their season finales March 15. Empire begins Part Two of its third season March 22 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Return dates for Gotham, Lucifer and Brooklyn Nine-Nine to be announced. And additional premiere dates and schedule details to be announced.



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 Nov. 7-11, 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!


Saturday, November 5, 2016

  • Jamie Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie Lynn talks about living with multiple sclerosis on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about her role as a Real Housewife on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, November 7, 2016
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Watch Don on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Daveed Diggs (black-ish) - David is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Arrested Development) - Judy is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley/People of Earth) - Alice appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah talks about Divorce on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) and J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - The cast of Almost Christmas join the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. Mo'Nique will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Sudeikis (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason talks about Dead Poets Society on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
  • Paul Feig (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/The Jackie Thomas Show) - Paul is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Paul F. Tompkins (DAG, Ron Funches (Undateable) and Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Paul, Ron and Whitney are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Daveed Diggs (black-ish) - Daveed visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Heather Graham (Emily's Reasons Why Not) - Heather chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah whips up a heart-healthy mac and cheese on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah makes popcorn cupcakes on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia cook grilled lollipop lamb chops on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake makes yakitori chicken meatballs on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • AndrĂ© Holland (1600 Penn) - AndrĂ© is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/Bosom Buddies) - Holland appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - Watch John on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) - Julie appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary shares stories about some of her most iconic roles on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe (Second Time Around) - Nicole and Boris rank the ten most popular breakfast sandwiches on the market in a head-to-head taste test on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings. Nicole joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People) - Billy talks about Billy on the Street on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winner) - Rob is a guest on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
  • Alia Shawkat (Search Party/Arrested Development) - Catch Alia on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Matt Braunger (Up All Night) - Matt appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Desmin Borges (You're the Worst) - Desmin talks about playing Iraq War veteran, Edgar Quintero on FX’s You’re the Worst on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) - Lori and her daughter Bella talk about their new Hallmark Christmas movie, Every Christmas Has A Story, airing November 12 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Todd Bridges (Diff'rent Strokes), Dustin Diamond (Saved by the Bell) and Jaimee Foxworth (Family Matters) - Former childhood stars who hit rock bottom. Have they bounced back? Todd Bridges from Diff’rent Strokes fame opens up about his demons. Has he managed to stay clean? Dustin Diamond from Saved By The Bell opens up about his infamous sex tape scandal and why his castmates will have nothing to do with him. From child star to porn star, why did Jaimee Foxworth from Family Matters turn to adult films? A revealing hour from some of your favorite stars on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Maureen McCormick (The Brady Bunch) and David Cassidy (The Partridge Family) - Maureen and David are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Merrin Dungey (The King of Queens) - Merrin will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Molly Ringwald (The Facts of Life/Townies) - Molly talks about Terms of Endearment on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) and Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Colin and Zoe are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, November 11, 2016
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) and Albert Tsai (Dr. Ken/Trophy Wife) - Watch Ken and Albert on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake makes a cheesy manicotti on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) and J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - The cast of Almost Christmas show you the best cheat foods that won’t wreck your blood sugar on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Merrin Dungey (The King of Queens) - Merrin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan and the cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them are guests on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) Lori and her daughter Bella talk about their new Hallmark Christmas movie, Every Christmas Has A Story, airing November 12 on Access Hollywood Live. Lori will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
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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

Sunday, April 30

Bob's Burgers - "Like Gene for Chocolate" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gene learns that the formula for his favorite chocolate has changed, he works with the head of the company in an attempt to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets wrapped up in one of Teddy’s less-than-perfect plans.

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code.

The Simpsons - "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

Making History - "Night Cream" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the ever-present threat of losing tenure looming over him, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams to help spice things up in the classroom in 2017. Meanwhile, Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition, but Dan has a few marketing ideas of his own.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Big Day" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tandy and Gail face off in a major disagreement, on which the whole group must weigh in, and Carol is forced to choose a side. Meanwhile, Melissa, Todd and Erica each have major milestone moments.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1)

Sunday, April 30

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.