Sunday, September 03, 2017

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 4, 2017)

It's Sunday, 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 September 4-8, 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, September 4
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure) - Watch Jay on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Leah appears on repeats of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS and on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan is a guest on repeats of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC and on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake throws down spicy honey chicken on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Notlim Taylor (Marlon) - Notlim talks about Marlon on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James is a guest on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, September 5
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Catch Steve on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/How to Make It in America/Childrens Hospital) - Lake is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Andrea Savage (I'm Sorry/Significant Others) - Andrea drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sandra Bullock (Working Girl) - Sandra is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea chats on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon is a guest on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril is serving up chicken and dumplings on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Tom Everett Scott (I'm Sorry) - Tom is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, September 6
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Watch Seth on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Geere (You're the Worst) - Chris drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/How to Make It in America/Childrens Hospital) - Lake visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Distburb), Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples), Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/Playing House/The Office), Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) and Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Dave, Olivia, Zach, Kumail and Abbi are guests on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • John C. McGinley (Scrubs/Ground Floor) - John talks about his new movie The Good Catholic on the AOL Build Show at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jenna von Oÿ (Blossom/The Parkers) - Jenna is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, September 7
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Catch Christian on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Abbi and Ilana are guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/How to Make It in America/Childrens Hospital) - Lake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison chats on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers/Frasier) - Bebe will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Leah tells what she uncovered when she investigated what really goes on in The Church of Scientology on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton joins Clinton Kelly to create a tempting dish and indulge in some Broadway-style fun on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about True to the Game on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Halston Sage (How to Rock) - Halston talks about The Orville on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Gina Gershon (Red Oaks/Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Gina talks about her new film 9/11 on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
Friday, September 8
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Watch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Lewis (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Anything But Love) - Richard appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) and Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Anthony and Tracee are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Charlie Sheen (Anger Management/Two and a Half Men) - Charlie appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim makes his Chew debut on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice talks about her new film Home Again on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kyle MacLachlan (Sex and the City) - Kyle talks about Twin Peaks on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice) - Henry is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Monday, September 4

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comic-Con Conundrum" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With Koothrappali cut off from his father’s fortune, he appoints Sheldon to help him get out of debt. Also, Penny considers joining Leonard at Comic-Con.

Mom - "Xanax and a Baby Duck" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
An overprotective Christy keeps a constant eye on her 12-year-old son, Roscoe, after discovering he has been using drugs and alcohol, and Bonnie finds herself in the strange position of being the calm and rational one. Emmy Award-winner Jon Cryer directed the episode.

Life in Pieces - "Boxing Opinion Spider Beard" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
John’s plan to encourage Samantha to skip her ballet class and take up boxing with his trainer, Troy (Victor Ortiz), behind her mother Heather’s back has unexpected consequences. Also, Jen tries to discreetly seek a second opinion when Tim tells her she needs tonsil surgery; Joan constantly scares Matt by hiding spiders around him; and Greg grows a wiry beard that irritates Jen.

American Dad - "The Talented Mr. Dingleberry" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger becomes a marionette and injures other students to help Steve win the school talent show; Stan, Hayley and Klaus start their own local honey business.

People of Earth - "Bee Kind" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The group asks Agent Foster for help with an investigation; Chelsea and her husband go to marriage counseling; Jeff blames Don for bringing an intruder onto the ship.


Tuesday, September 5

black-ish - "Jack of All Trades" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jack and Diane bring home the results of their career tests, Dre and Bow must come to terms with the fact that Jack may have a blue-collar future. Meanwhile, Ruby is convinced Diane is possessed with a little help from Junior and Zoey.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

The Simpsons - "Caper Chase" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns decides to start his own for-profit university and Homer is hired as a professor.

The Mick - "The New Girl" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Mickey believes Ben’s school is discriminating against him, she stands up for her nephew. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Chip spend time with Alba and learn some surprising things about her.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Mick - "The Bully" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The tables are turned when a cyber bully targets Sabrina, leading Mickey to come up with a plan for revenge. Meanwhile, Jimmy teaches Chip and Ben how to be self-sufficient, resulting in a painful disaster.

In The Cut - "ExtravHAIRganza" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Cheryl has her eyes on the grand prize at the big hair show, but her ambition is contagious and soon Jay and Smitty are competing against her.


Wednesday, September 6

The Goldbergs - "Deadheads" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Barry feels threatened when school deadhead Matt starts hanging out with the JTP and soon finds himself kicked out of the group when he becomes too controlling. Back at home, Adam uses a curse word which sends Beverly into a tail spin, even though she curses all of the time. To curb everyone’s behavior, a swear jar is created, with the money going to a vacation of the winner’s choice.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

Modern Family - "All Things Being Equal" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gloria, Claire, Haley, Alex, Lily, Luke and Manny are equally committed to showing their support for gender equality and the women’s movement in very different ways. Meanwhile, Jay and Phil are at odds on how their parking lot attendant, Joan (guest-star Niecy Nash), should be running their lot, and jealousy ensues when Pam prefers Mitchell’s help over Cam’s with her baby.

American Housewife - "The Walk" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Anna-Kat tells her parents that all she wants for her birthday is a chance to walk the three blocks to the library alone. Can Katie find a way to allow her a little freedom while still keeping tabs on her? Meanwhile, Greg is having a hard time adjusting to the fact that Taylor has a boyfriend, and Katie is annoyed that Oliver’s entitled friend Cooper Bradford seems to be spending every waking moment at the Ottos.

Modern Family - "Five Minutes" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
So much can happen to the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan in five minutes! Mitch and Cam have five minutes to catch a new flight while fighting the effects of sleeping pills they took prematurely. Then at Rainer’s birthday dinner, Haley and Rainer are forced to reevaluate their entire relationship in the five minutes before the birthday cake arrives. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire pay a surprise visit to Alex and are given a five-minute surprise introduction to her new boyfriend. Finally, with only five minutes to catch a movie, Manny has to find the perfect parking space and endure Jay and Gloria’s backseat argument.

The Goldbergs - "The Spencer's Gift" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When both Barry and Erica gets jobs working at Spencer’s Gifts, Erica gets jealous at how good of an employee Barry is. Meanwhile, Muray is thrilled that two of his children have jobs, so he insists that Adam gets one, despite Beverly’s adamancy that he should focus on filmmaking.

Marlon - "Hospital Party" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) have very different ways of coping when Zack (Amir O'Neil) needs surgery.

Marlon - "Coach Marlon" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon's (Marlon Wayans) lack of boundaries leads Ashley (Essence Atkins) to ask for his key to her house back. Marlon coaches Zack's (Amir O'Neil) basketball team.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Ingmar finds a way to get the money he needs to solve the mystery involving Tex, but he is distracted by Axel's newfound friendship with Sarah; Sun decides to confront the porn producer, Saul, who has sued the Swedish Dicks.

Younger - "It's Love, Actually" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza pursues a new relationship, as Kelsey revisits an old one. Diana learns the truth about Richard. Lauren encourages Josh to follow his heart.

Odd Mom Out - "Homo Erectus" (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Animal instincts take over during the annual sleep-over at the natural history museum; Brooke has cold feet about Lex going to Mars; Simone reveals her true love; Vanessa surprises herself; Andy realizes he's been chasing the wrong woman all year.

You're the Worst - "It's Been" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After proposing to Gretchen and immediately abandoning her on a hilltop, Jimmy has gone into hiding in the middle of nowhere in an attempt to escape reality. Reality does not comply. Meanwhile, Gretchen takes the first baby steps toward reconstructing her life as Edgar and Lindsay struggle to find normalcy in their new post-Jimmy/Gretchen world.


Thursday, September 7

The Big Bang Theory - "The Cognition Regeneration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard isn’t thrilled when Penny considers taking a new job offered by her ex-boyfriend, Zack (Brian Thomas Smith).

Mom - "Xanax and a Baby Duck" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy helps Jill adjust to being a new foster mother, and Bonnie has trouble convincing tenants that she’s a good building manager.

The Guest Book - "Story Eight" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Trailer-park-boy Tommy takes his trailer-park-girl Marla to the mountains in an effort to wean her off crystal meth.


Friday, September 8

Raven's Home - "Dancing Tween" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While Booker and Tess team up to plan their 6th grade dance, Nia worries her dancing skills aren't good enough for the big event; Raven starts to question if she's being a good mom and goes overboard trying to volunteer for the kids' school.


Saturday, September 9

Game Shakers - "Game Shippers" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
To settle a dispute over whether Freddie liked Carly or Sam from ``iCarly'' more, the Game Shakers track down Nathan Kress himself and try to get the answer out of him by any means necessary.


Sunday, September 10

The Simpsons - "Fatzcarraldo" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When all the fast food restaurants in Springfield become healthy, Homer turns to the last bastion of greasy food for comfort — and digs up some childhood memories along the way. Meanwhile, Lisa must find a good news story when the future of her school radio station is in jeopardy.

Family Guy - "Bookie of the Year" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian and Lois decide it’s time for Chris to work out his anger management issues by taking up a sport. Chris surprises everyone and becomes a star baseball pitcher, which turns Peter into a gambling father, as he bets on his son’s baseball games. Meanwhile, Stewie, Brian and Frank Sinatra Jr. attempt to open an Italian restaurant.

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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, November 25

Henry Danger - "Danger Games" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Dr. Minyak plans to ruin Double G's worldwide charity concert, Captain Man and Kid Danger join forces with the Game Shakers to defeat Dr. Minyak and keep Double G safe.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 20)

Friday, November 24

  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Watch Woody on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul is a musical guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba performs on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi stops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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