Friday, May 26, 2017

HBO Renews Veteran Comedies for 2018; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 29, 2017)

Silicon Valley

HBO has renewed Silicon Valley for a fifth season and Veep for a seventh season, with both shows returning in 2018. The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated Silicon Valley takes a comic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A collaboration between Mike Judge and Alec Berg, the show concludes its ten-episode fourth season Sunday, June 25 at 10:00pm ET/PT. Series regulars include Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, Matt Ross, Jimmy O. Yang and Suzanne Cryer.

Veep

The Emmy(R)-winning comedy series Veep concludes its ten-episode sixth season Sunday, June 25 at 10:30 pm ET/PT. The show stars Emmy(R) and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, the former vice president and president, who is struggling to navigate uncharted political territory. The ensemble cast also includes two-time Emmy(R) winner Tony Hale, Emmy(R) nominee Anna Chlumsky, Emmy(R) nominee Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Emmy(R) nominee Gary Cole and Sam Richardson.


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 May 29-June 2, 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, May 29, 2017

  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Keesha Sharp (Are We There Yet?/Girlfriends) - Keesha appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - The cast of The Love Boat reunites on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Catch Keri on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ben Falcone (A to Z/Joey) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Horatio Sanz (Great News) - Horatio appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Blake Anderson (Workaholics) - Blake stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Joey McIntyre (Return of the Mac/The McCartyhs) - Joey guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal chats about hosting the competition series Superhuman on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show presents her favorite duos from Season 14, featuring Ariana, so check your local listings.
  • Victoria Justice (Victorious/Zoey 101) - Victoria is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick) - Kevin joins Mario Batali to make Orechiette with Sweet Sausage and Rapini on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia makes a grilled watermelon salad on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Al Franken (LateLine) - Al chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • The Brady Bunch Cast - The cast of The Brady Bunch reunites on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Big Bang Theory/The McCarthys/Roseanne) - Laurie talks about A Doll's House Part 2 on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Judd Hirsch (Superior Donuts/Taxi) and Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Judd and Jermaine are guests on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/The Parkers) - Kym helps a woman snoop through two bachelors' homes in order to choose which she should date on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Watch Gabourey on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Kyle appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michaela Watkins (Casual/Trophy Wife) - Michaela is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Logan Browning (Meet the Browns) - Logan visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Paul F. Tompkins (DAG) - Paul is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sam Elliott (The Ranch) - Sam stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia cooks roasted chicken with maple bacon sauce on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
  • Kevin Hart (The Big Houe/Undeclared) - Catch Kevin on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night at 8pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/The Office) - Zach is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dan Mintz (Bob's Burgers) - Dan appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick) - Kevin visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary previews the film Dean on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) and Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show presents the best moments from the biggest stars from Season 14, featuring Miley, Drew and Chelsea, so check your local listings.
  • Courtney Thorne-Smith (According to Jim) - Courtney talks about Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh talks about Murder on the Orient Express on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) - Sandra weighs in on the latest Hot Topics and talks about her Sirius XM radio show, Sandyland and whether she will appear in the Roseanne reboot on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
Friday, June 2, 2017
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Watch Ed on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winnder) - Rob appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley) - Michael appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Clinton Kelly chats up Kristen and her husband, Dax Shepard, co-stars in CHiPs,” and serves up Peas & Carrots Over Polenta on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alexa PenaVega (Ruby & the Rockits) - Alexa talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie Destination Wedding on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. She will also be on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Carrie Preston (Emeril) - Carrie talks about Claws on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Big Bang Theory/The McCarthys/Roseanne) - Laurie appears on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary talks about the film Dean on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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