Friday, December 09, 2016

NBC Mid-Season 2017 Schedule; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 12, 2016)

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With comedies Trial & Error and Great News both being given a Tuesday lead-in from The Voice, and Powerless launching on Thursdays immediately following hit comedy Superstore, NBC's midseason lineup will build aggressively on the strength and stability of all areas. Following a 90-minute telecast of The Voice on Tuesday, March 7, Trial & Error - co-starring five-time Emmy Award winner John Lithgow - will debut at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT and return the following week with back-to-back episodes beginning at 9 p.m. At the conclusion of Trial & Error, NBC's Great News - starring Briga Heelan and from executive producers and 30 Rock Emmy winners Tracey Wigfield, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock - will debut in its own hour-long block with back-to-back episodes beginning Tuesday, April 25 at 9 p.m.

Powerless, based on characters from DC Comics and starring Vanessa Hudgens, begins Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8:30 p.m. following Superstore, one of the most critically applauded comedies on all of television and a solid rating performer that has helped NBC establish a promising comedy beachhead this fall on Thursday nights. In addition, as part of its comprehensive midseason schedule, NBC is debuting a powerful new Sunday lineup beginning March 5 with the return of Little Big Shots at 8pm; Chicago Justice with Philip Winchester, the latest installment of the highly successful Chicago franchise from super-producer Dick Wolf at 9pm; and the second season of hit drama Shades of Blue, which stars Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta at 10pm. Also, NBC has set Thursday, Feb. 23 as the premiere for the highly anticipated spinoff The Blacklist: Redemption starring Ryan Eggold, which will seamlessly air in the same 10 p.m. timeslot as The Blacklist for eight weeks. At the conclusion of The Blacklist: Redemption, James Spader and The Blacklist will return at 10 p.m. Thursday, April 20 with a two-hour episode. As previously announced, the spring cycle of The Voice will premiere with a two-hour telecast on Monday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m.



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 Dec. 12-16 , 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, December 10, 2016

  • Dennis Haskins (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Dennis will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, December 12, 2016
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Watch Jennifer Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also chats about the film Why Him? on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine) - Matthew stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will talks about Collateral Beauty on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Megan is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Catch Rami on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage) - Emmanuelle joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) - Lori is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • David Cassidy (The Partridge Family) - David performs on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Chris Messina (The Mindy Project) - Chris talks about his new film Live by Night on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Candace Cameron Bure, Lori Loughlin and Andrea Barber (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace, Lori and Andrea dish on John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier’s bromance – and Stamos’ girlfriend on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Why Him? on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winner) - Rob is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Suburgatory) - Ana visits Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me) - Watch David on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Megan is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC and Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Milana Vayntrub (Other Space) - Milana appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of People of Earth - Ana Gasteyer, Ken Hall, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Bjorn Gustafsson, Michael Cassidy, Oscar Nunez, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Brian Huskey are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William shares his tips to live long and prosper on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Carolyn Hennesy (Jessie/Cougar Town/Jenny) - Carolyn talks about Netflix's Gilmore Girls on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) - Will and the cast of Collateral Beauty will be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Catch Seth on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winner) - Rob is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Andy Richter (Quintuplets/Andy Richter Controls the Universe/Andy Barker, P.I.) - Andy appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People) - Billy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Megan drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren is a guest on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Gregory Harrison (The Family Man) - Gregory talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie My Christmas Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick talks about Loving on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric talks about Travelers on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) - Will and the cast of Collateral Beauty are guests on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Gabriel Iglesias (Cristela) - Gabriel discusses his new Netflix original, I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry, streaming December 20, on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest o The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Alan Tudyk (Suburgatory) - Alan appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 16, 2016
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - Watch T.J. on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - Josh will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, November 15

The Big Bang Theory - "The Citation Negation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon and Amy are devastated after learning from a Russian paper that Super Asymmetry has already been discovered and disproven. Also, ultra-competitive Bernadette asks Stuart’s girlfriend, Denise (Lauren Lapkus), to teach her how to beat Howard in a popular videogame.

Young Sheldon - "Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon studies his family for a psychology project, and Thanksgiving dinner turns into a family fight when George Sr. is offered a job in Oklahoma.

Mom - "Jell-O Shots and the Truth about Santa" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie pushes Christy to mend her relationship with Violet (Sadie Calvano), and Adam prepares for the grand opening of his bar.

Murphy Brown - "The Coma and the Oxford Comma" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The “Murphy in the Morning” team strives to land a revealing first interview with Corky’s beauty pageant friend, Holly (Brooke Shields), who just woke up from a 10-year coma that made national headlines.

Superstore - "New Initiative" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a new Cloud 9 initiative forces employees to be friendlier to their customers, Amy (America Ferrera) ends up getting to know Jonah’s (Ben Feldman) parents – and learns he hasn’t been completely truthful with them. The new policy also inspires Garrett (Colton Dunn) and Dina (Lauren Ash) to find out who can hold a smile longer.

The Good Place - "Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Michael and Janet take an important journey. Eleanor ponders whether she should share a secret.

Will & Grace - "Kid 'n Play" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack) discovers that Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) has a child he hasn't told Grace (Debra Messing) about, but is now sworn to secrecy. Karen (Megan Mullally) and Jack's (Sean Hayes) relationship is tested when she fires him from the play she's producing and replaces him with Jon Cryer (guest star).

I Feel Bad - "I Miss Important Moments" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After missing her baby's first steps, Emet vows not to miss any other important moments. But when a huge, career-making presentation at work comes up at the same time as Lily's dance competition, Emet scrambles to pull off both.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Thursday, November 15

  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Catch Steve on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Hollywood Darlings/Full House) - Jodie guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Annie Potts (Young Sheldon/Over the Top/Love & War/Designing Women) - Annie appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael talks about Netflix's The Kominsky Method on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am, on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and on Access Live, so check your listings.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tori Anderson (The Other Kingdom) - Tori talks about her Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Return to Christmas Creek on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
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