Friday, April 14, 2017

Pop Upfront 2017 Includes Acquiring The Goldbergs; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 17, 2017)

Pop

Diving deeper into scripted television, Pop announced its 2017-2018 slate, driven by a roster of premium series and marquee talent. The network's programming line-up includes seven new and returning series; a line-up of cultural television touchstones, including the greatest medical drama of all time; and nine new projects in development with industry-leading producers and stars. Pop's schedule features over 400 hours of original programming in addition to a curated line-up of shows that emotionally resonate with the network's Modern Grown-up(TM) audience. The slate includes, Hot Date is a half-hour scripted comedy created in partnership with digital powerhouse CollegeHumor and its studio, Big Breakfast. The television series heads into production this summer and will premiere in fall 2017. Clique: On the heels of its recent Buyer's Coup de Coeur Award at MIPTV's 2017 MIPDrama Screenings, Clique is a primetime drama series from the creative team behind the cult smash hit Skins. Then, Swedish Dicks, Private Investigators stars Peter Stormare, Johan Glans and features Keanu Reeves in a single-camera comedy from Lionsgate and Viaplay about an aging ex-stuntman stuck in the past and an overly optimistic Swedish DJ stuck in the digital world.

Returning are: Schitt's Creek, Nightcap, Big Brother After Dark and Wolf Creek. Recently launched series Hollywood Darlings and Return of the Mac's fate are still too early to call. Pop has also acquired ER for its #STILLAWESOME block. That is Pop's daytime line-up of cultural programming from the '80s and '90s that reconnects viewers with the good times in life. #STILLAWESOME on Pop includes That '70s Show, Beverly Hills, 90210, Baywatch, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dawson's Creek. And Pop has also acquired the cable rerun rights to ABC's The Goldbergs beginning this fall. More to come, but The Goldbergs is also heading to broadcast syndication this fall, as we mentioned. And finally, Pop announced in-development series, but those are all for consideration still, so we won't mention those yet.



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 April 17-21, 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!


Monday, April 17, 2017

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Keri is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Peter Krause (Sports Night/Cybill) - Peter appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steven Boyer (Trial & Error) - Steven appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) - Jack is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City) - Chris stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Keesha Sharp (Girlfriends/Are We There Yet?) - Keesha drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Darin Brooks (Blue Mountain State) - Darin and the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Penelope Ann Miller (A Minute with Stan Hooper/The Popcorn Kid) - Penelope appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig discusses his new children's book Jake the Fake Keeps It Real on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • George Hamilton (Jenny) - Jenny is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Joey McIntyre (Return of the Mac/The McCarthys) - Joey appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
  • Rob Delaney (Catastrophe) - Catch Rob on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Hannah Simone (New Girl) - Hannah is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Christina Applegate (Up All Night/Samantha Who?/Married with Children) - Christina stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS. She will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris talks about his new book The Cut on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It/Kickin' It) - Olivia performs on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia cooks a pan-roasted chicken with maple bacon sauce on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella and the cast of Famous in Love on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Watch Julia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chris Redd (Disjointed) - Chris appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Deon Cole (Angie Tribeca/black-ish) - Deon visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Michael Rapaport (The War at Home) - Michael stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason drops by Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailee discusses her new movie A Cowgirl's Story on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa is a guest on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris talks about his new book The Cut on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Catch Gabourey on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Delaney (Catastrophe) - Rob drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Rashida Jones (Angie Tribeca/Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Peter Krause (Sports Night/Cybill) - Peter visits Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Haley Joel Osment (The Jeff Foxworthy Show/Thunder Alley) - Haley stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. cooks up a delicious treat on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron talks about National Geographic's Genius on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney talks about Unforgettable on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella is a guest on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, April 21, 2017
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) and Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother/Full House) - Watch John and Bob on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Mckenna Grace (Crash & Bernstein) - Mckenna is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris visits Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Nikki DeLoach (Awkward) and Andrew Walker (Maybe It's Me) - Nikki and Andrew talk about their Hallmark Channel original movie The Perfect Catch on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Penelope Ann Miller (A Minute with Stan Hooper/The Popcorn Kid) - Penelope is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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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

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.