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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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.

Complete TV Listings


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.