Sunday, May 06, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 7, 2018)

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 May 7-11, 2018, 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 7
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Watch Melissa on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) - Zach is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ron Livingston (Search Party/Sex and the City) - Ron visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina busts out her dance moves on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Schneider (Real Rob/Rob/Men Behaving Madly) - Rob and his wife Patricia are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake and Jazz Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake and Jazz cook a family style lasagna on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, May 8
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Catch Woody on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (Roseanne/Living Biblically/Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory) - Sara is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep) - Matt appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Parnell (Suburgatory/Big Lake) - Chris appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project) and Jay Duplass (Transparent) - Mark and Jay are guests on The Opposition with Jordan Klepper at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio/The Van Dyke Show) - Maura appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about her book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Spin City/Samantha Who? and Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Jennifer and Yvette join The Chew crew for the hour on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy appears on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, May 9
  • Ben Falcone (A to Z/Joey) - Watch Ben on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/Playing House/The Office) - Zach appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/The Tom Show/Tom) - Tom is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Diane Guerrero (Superior Donuts) - Diane visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Nell Scovell (Creator of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Nell stops by The Opposition with Jordan Klepper at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program/The Big Bang Theory) - Brian appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa is a guest on Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland. She also talks about Life of the Party on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril cooks up grilled pork cutlets and potato salad on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jenn McAllister, Teala Dunn (Are We There Yet?), and Eva Gutowski - Jenn, Teala and Eva talk about the upcoming Hulu series All Night – a high school comedy about a grad-night lock-in - on People Now at 12pm.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) and Matt Walsh (Veep) - Julie and Matt talk about Life of the Party on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie whips cherry coconut scuffins on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nico Santos (Supestore) - Nico will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
Thursday, May 10
  • Donald Glover (Atlanta/Community) - Catch Donald on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Wyatt Cenac (People of Earth) - Wyatt appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bill Hader (Barry) - Bill is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The Big Bang Theory/The McCartyhs) - Laurie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. She will also b e on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ben Falcone (A to Z/Joey) - Ben is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita visits The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Walsh (Life of the Party) - Matt talks about Life of the Party on the BUILD Series at 2:30pm.
  • Michael Urie (Partners)m - Michael appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
Friday, May 11
  • Bill Hader (Barry) - Watch Bill on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family/Ed) - Julie is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. Melissa, Ben Falcone, Julie Bowen and Matt Walsh are all cooking with Michael Symon on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace appears on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of The Love Boat - Cast members from The Love Boat are guests on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Santos (Superstore) - Nico will be on the BUILD Series at 12pm.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, May 6

Bob's Burgers - "Go Tina on the Mountain" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Belcher kids go to Outdoor Education only to have it rain; Tina meets a hermit living in the woods; Bob and Linda experience what it's like to be empty nesters.

Bob's Burgers - "Boywatch" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
Tina decides to join the Junior Lifeguards but struggles with the training; business booms when Bob and Linda offer free Wi-Fi at the restaurant but it is soon threatened by a cyberattack.

The Simpsons - "Left Behind" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Homer gets Flanders a job at the plant; Homer regrets it when Flanders starts to insist on carpools and demands more from Homer's work performance; Marge feels that her marriage has lost its spark.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Show Me Going" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Rosa responds to an active shooter alert; the rest of the squad is forced to stay back; Jake frantically brainstorms ways to offer his assistance; Terry faces an existential crisis; Gina and Amy try to be useful by fixing Rosa's broken toilet.

Family Guy - "HTTPete" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
To help promote the brewery to millennials, Peter adopts the millennial lifestyle; his methods soon attract the attention of a high-powered Silicon Valley executive.

The Last Man on Earth - "Cancun, Baby!" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After discovering hidden dangers in their mansion, the group decides to move to another location; Tandy has second thoughts about what they may be leaving behind.


Monday, May 7

Kevin Can Wait - "A Band Done" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After a former bandmate talks Kevin into reuniting with their old band, Smokefish, with hopes of making it big, Vanessa realizes a chance encounter with the band in her past changed the course of her life. Sal Governale from “The Howard Stern Show” guest stars as Lance, a music manager.

Man with a Plan - "We Hate Money" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam and Don realize they need to bring in more business, they film a commercial advertising their company. Also, Andi works up the courage to ask her boss, Bob (Gary Anthony Williams), for a raise. Geoff Stults guest stars as Leif Forrest, an actor Adam and Don hire for their commercial.

Superior Donuts - "Broken Art" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Fresh off making the Dean’s List, Franco decides to apply for a prestigious art fellowship, but in order to win a semester studying in Italy, he must compete with his girlfriend, Tavi (Shamikah Martinez). Also, Randy gets more than she bargains for when she hires Tush as her personal assistant.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Matrimonial Metric" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
To discover who would be most qualified to be best man and maid of honor at their wedding, Sheldon and Amy subject their friends to a series of secret experiments. Also, Penny reveals her true feelings about Amy.

American Dad - "Mean Francine" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Francine falls in with a group of tough girls after becoming the new school guidance counselor. Jeff panics when he loses his hat.


Tuesday, May 8

Roseanne - "Go Cubs" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Conners can’t pay their Wi-Fi bill, so they befriend their new neighbors to use the internet for Mary to Skype with mom Geena, who is stationed in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Dan loses an important job and D.J. admits post-military life has been hard, so they come up with a plan to make extra money.

The Middle - "The Royal Flush" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In an attempt to get Frankie the best Mother’s Day gift ever, Sue and Brick enter a trivia contest where they could win a trip for two to London for the upcoming royal wedding; and Axl is offered a job interview that could change his life.

black-ish - "Collateral Damage" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Johnson kids attempt to keep their emotions in check after an estranged Dre and Bow try “nesting,” taking turns living in the family house separately to give each other space. But tensions mount as the family gathers together for Junior’s high school graduation.

Splitting Up Together - "Letting Ghost" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Martin and Lena are thrilled when they hear that Mae has won the lead in the school musical but are surprised to learn that she has been confiding in the school psychiatrist, Dr. Rydacto (guest star Fred Armisen), about her feelings toward how not divorced they are acting. Meanwhile, Martin has reservations about how fast his relationship with his girlfriend is going and asks Mason for girl advice.

New Girl - "Godparents" / "Mario" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jess attempts to sooth Winston's anxiety about being a future father by locating his long-lost father; Schmidt returns to work for the first time since Ruth was born; Nick's proposal plans go awry when he and Jess get a dog; Winston sees colors.

The Last O.G. - "Tray-ning Dady" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Tray attempts to teach his son Shazad how to be a man.


Wednesday, May 9

The Goldbergs - "Spaceballs" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam tries to start a Mel Brooks club after he sees the movie “Spaceballs,” and Jackie mistakes his club advertisement for political satire and puts it in the school paper. Meanwhile, when Beverly and Pops come up for parents weekend at school, Erica plans on telling them an important decision she has made, but Murray surprises them and tags along.

Alex, Inc. - "The Fever" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Using a voice translator to understand what Joya said about him in Bengali, Alex instead accidentally discovers a family secret. Deirdre accidentally erases all of the focus group results and tries to recreate it before Alex gets back to the office; and Soraya doesn’t want to participate in her recital, so she pretends to be sick.

Modern Family - "The Escape" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Haley meets Arvin’s parents (“Grey’s Anatomy”’s Kate Burton, Jim Piddock) but when things don’t go as planned, fate leads to an unexpected reunion with all of her ex-boyfriends. Meanwhile, the family seizes on a nursing home visit with Jay’s mean sister, Becky, to settle old scores. But as Jay, Claire and Mitchell compete for her time, Phil, Cam and Gloria end up getting trapped in the home’s basement with no way out. Chris Geere guest stars as Arvin; Adam Devine, Reid Ewing and Nathan Fillion all reprise their roles. Mira Sorvino returns as Nicole Rosemary Page.

American Housewife - "Finding Fillion" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
In order to impress the other moms at school, Katie, Taylor and Oliver travel to New York to track down Nathan Fillion at a “Firefly” convention, so Katie can convince him to attend the school’s spring gala.

Hollywood Darlings - "The NILF" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Beverley and Christine find out that their shared nanny used to be a pornographic performer; Jodie learns an important lesson about doing her daughter's homework.


Thursday, May 10

The Big Bang Theory - "The Bow Tie Asymmetry" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy’s parents and Sheldon’s family arrive for the wedding, everybody is focused on making sure all goes according to plan – everyone except the bride and groom.

Young Sheldon - "Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers (guest stars Richard Kind and Wallace Shawn), Sheldon interferes, forcing her to set some ground rules.

Mom - "Ocular Fluid and the Resentment Pool" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy and Bonnie’s relaxing trip to a spa takes a turn when Bonnie lands in jail.

Mom - "Diamond Earrings and a Pumpkin Head" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Christy falls back into old habits, Bonnie worries about her well-being.

Nobodies - "Tape Night" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Tape night for the newly revamped Open Dorf Policy; Larry's scheme to get out of giving cast and crew gifts backfires; a run-in at the beach with Lois and Rachel leads Sam to believe Hugh still has feelings for Rachel.

Atlanta - "Crabs in a Barrel" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sometimes one has to follow the money, but feelings can sometimes hold one back.


Friday, May 11

none scheduled


Saturday, May 12

Henry Danger - "Captain Man-kini" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a new internet celebrity causes havoc in Swellview, Captain Man has to swap bodies with Frankini to infiltrate his secret lair.


Sunday, May 13

Bob's Burgers - "Are You There Bob? It's Me, Birthday" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After forgetting Bob's birthday, Linda and the kids attempt to plan a last-minute surprise party; Linda asks Hugo if Bob can go with him while he's doing restaurant health inspections.

Bob's Burgers - "As I Walk Through the Alley of the Shadow of Ramps" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When a malicious juice truck owner tries to set up shop in the Belchers' alley, Louise devises a plan to win back their turf; Linda learns that she can't always run to her sister's defense.

The Simpsons - "Throw Grampa From the Dane" Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Simpsons go to Denmark so Grampa can benefit from the country's free health care.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "White Whale" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Rosa and Amy team up to take down a ruthless killer who has managed to elude them for seven years; Terry helps Jake tackle his wedding planning chores; Holt and his rival try to convince each other to step down in the campaign for commissioner.

Family Guy - "The Unkindest Cut" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Quagmire loses his most treasured body part and must learn to live without it; Stewie and Brian search for Mort after learning there is a reward for turning him into the police for his involvement in a drug scam.

Bob's Burgers - "Mo Money Mo Problems" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The Belchers attend open houses for the free food; Linda meets a charming real estate agent and agrees to a private showing; the kids stumble upon an unexpected surprise; the family ends up getting involved with a real estate scheme.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 20

The Big Bang Theory - "The Bow Tie Asymmetry" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Amy’s parents and Sheldon’s family arrive for the wedding, everybody is focused on making sure all goes according to plan – everyone except the bride and groom.

Young Sheldon - "Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers (guest stars Richard Kind and Wallace Shawn), Sheldon interferes, forcing her to set some ground rules.

The Good Place - "The Burrito" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) consider just how much they have (or have not) improved. Michael (Ted Danson) is left to deal with the consequences of his recent actions.

The Good Place - "Somewhere Else" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Michael (Ted Danson) tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Thursday, September 20

  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Catch Tiffany on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Night School on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys/It's All Relative) - Reid is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing/The Bill Engvall Show/Becker/Work with Me/Almost Perfect) - Nancy is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudson Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony talks about his new Netflix show The Good Cop on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sarayu Rao (I Feel Bad/Sons of Tucson) - Sarayu talks about NBC's I Feel Bad on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Peyton List (Bunk'd/Jessie) - Peyton talks about Happy Together on Chatter at 8pm.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Two Lost Souls on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane talks about Jane Fonda in Five Acts on GMA Day on ABC at 1pm.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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