Friday, February 10, 2017

Netflix Bulks Up in 2017 on Original Content; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 13, 2017)

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Internet TV knows no time slot, no genre and no geographic bounds. Freed from these constraints, Netflix is able to program for over 93 million unique tastes of entertainment lovers around the world, from the romantic comedy lover in Paris to the sci-fi aficionado in Sao Paulo and everyone in between. That's why in 2017, the streaming service will deliver the biggest and most diverse slate in Netflix history -- with more than 1,000 hours of new series, films, stand-up specials, documentaries and more for members around the world. Netflix's goal is to create an experience that consistently presents the right content to the right member at the right time. Over time, the service has improved its algorithms and developed a global recommendation system, delivering an even more personalized experience that helps members easily find a diverse set of movies, TV shows and more that they otherwise may not have been able to discover.

Earlier this week at the Hudson Mercantile in New York, Netflix provided a first look at some of the new original content coming this year that may appear in a "Recommended for You" row sometime soon. Among the news items were: Grace and Frankie will premiere March 24, 2017. 13 Reasons Why, produced by Selena Gomez, premieres March 31, 2017. New comedy Girlboss premieres April 21, 2017. Bill Nye Saves The World will premiere April 21, 2017. Orange Is The New Black Season 5 will premiere June 9, 2017. Anne will premiere May 12, 2017. Dear White People will premiere April 28, 2017. Casting JonBenet will premiere April 28, 2017. The OA Part II Pick-up. Love Season 3 Pick-up. Chef's Table Season 3.




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 Feb. 13-17, 2017, 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, February 11, 2017

  • John Amos (Good Times/All About the Andersons/704 Hauser) - John will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, February 13, 2017
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Seinfeld) - Patrick is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Tom appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Milana Vayntrub (Other Space) - Milana is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal talks about Designated Survivor on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - Charlie, Eden and Atticus are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • JB Smoove (The Millers/Curb Your Enthusiasm/'Til Death) - JB guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Greg Poehler (You Me Her/Welcome to Sweden) - Greg appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cheryl Hines (Son of Zorn/Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete talks about Crashing on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sofia Black-D'Elia (The Mick) - Sofia discusses The Mick on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Catch Charlie on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Baranski (Cybill/Happy Family/Welcome to New York) - Christine appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Spin City/Samanta Who?) - Jennifer drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Finesse Mitchell (A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa cooks eggplant lasagna on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Beth Grant (The Mindy Project) - Beth talks about The Mindy Project on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney talk about For Peete's Sake on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Adam on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. He will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Colton Dunn (Superstore) - Colton is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory) - Wil appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Christine Baranski (Cybill/Happy Family/Welcome to New York) - Christine talks about The Good Fight on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy talks about Fist Fight on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jillian Bell (Workaholics/Eastbound & Down) - Jillian is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) - Lori talks about When Calls the Heart on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie) - Dove discusses Liv and Maddie and her new movie Descendants 2 on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Catch Sally on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril serves up chicken and dumplings on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full Hose) - Lori joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie talks about Fist Fight on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin talks about Billions on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, February 17, 2017
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Watch Joel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John C. McGinley (Scrubs/Ground Floor) - John appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats about Billions on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (Angie Tribeca/black-ish) - Deon guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Gail O'Grady (Hot Properties) - Gail talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love on Ice on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia makes lamb meatballs on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke opens up about her style – and how she chooses her outfits on People Now at 8:30am.
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New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, August 21

Kevin Can Wait - "Unholy War" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After reluctantly settling on a date for Kendra’s wedding, Kevin learns that his childhood nemesis, Terry (Kim Coates), is trying to reserve the church on the same day. As the two battle for Father Phillip’s (Jim Breuer) approval by becoming more involved in the church, Kevin’s drive to get the church for Kendra becomes an insatiable desire to get revenge on his old rival.

Superior Donuts - "Man Without a Health Plan" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco’s medical expenses when he’s hurt at work and doesn’t have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Mom - "Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother’s suicide.

Life in Pieces - "Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday; Tim and Heather rehash an old fight from the early days of their relationship; and Greg gives Samantha questionable advice about being an entrepreneur for her school project.

American Dad - "Kloger" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger and Klaus start having a secret affair after they accidentally end up on an online date together; Steve tries to catch Hayley's pink eye to get out of doing a fitness test at school.

People of Earth - "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Ozzie confronts Walsh about being an alien; Richard gets fired from his job and joins Agent Foster on her search for Walsh.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Monday, August 21

  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Aziz drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara opens up about beauty standards in Hollywood on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about Marlon on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman and Elan Luz Rivera (Sunny Day) - The stars of Nickelodeon's upcoming series Sunny Day are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.