Sunday, August 19, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 20, 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 August 20-24, 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, August 20
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Watch Ray on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley) - Jimmy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Betty Gilpin (GLOW/Nurse Jackie) - Betty appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • J.K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J.K. discusses the series Counterpart on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rachael Harris (Surviving Jack/My Boys/Notes from the Underbelly) - Rachael appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Katie O'Brien and Katy Colloton (Teachers) - Katie and Katy are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu talks about Broadway's Gettin' The Band Back Together on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Peter Hermann (Younger) - Peter will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
Tuesday, August 21
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Catch Kristen on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John David Washington (Ballers) - John appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag/Crashing) - Phoebe appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zach Cregger (Wrecked/Guys with Kids/Friends with Benefits) - Zach visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Trevor Jackson (grown-ish) - Trevor appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure/My Brother and Me) - Amanda talks about Smart, Funny & Black on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
Wednesday, August 22
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Watch Jim on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bill Burr ( F Is for Family/Townies) - Bill stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered) - Regina visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Cho (Selfie/Kitchen Confidential) - John drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michaela Watkins (Casual/Trophy Wife) - Michaela appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Giancarlo Esposito (Bakersfield P.D.) - Giancarlo visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec 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 appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah is in the kitchen, helping one viewer turn baking blunders into wonders on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith talks about The Versace Murders on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Thursday, August 23
  • Michaela Watkins (Casual/Trophy Wife) - Catch Michaela on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Giancarlo Esposito (Bakersfield P.D.) - Giancarlo visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec 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 appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu talks about Broadway’s new musical Gettin' The Band Back Together on People Now on PeopleTV at 12pm.
  • Andrew Walker (Maybe It's Me/Student Bodies) - Andrew talks about Hallmark Channel's original movie Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Friday, August 24
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Watch Jamie on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan visits NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Access Live ( check your local listings), on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Autumn Reeser (Complete Savages) - Autumn talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie Season for Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, August 19

The Simpsons - "Left Behind" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

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

Bob's Burgers - "Go Tina on the Mountain" (Fox, 8:30PM 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.

Family Guy - "The Woof on Wall Street" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian convinces Stewie to teach him how to invest in the stock market; Peter, Quagmire, Cleveland and Joe look after the Drunken Clam while Jerome is away.

Bob's Burgers - "Are You There Bob? It's Me, Birthday" (Fox, 9:30PM 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.


Monday, August 20

In The Cut - "Checkin' In, Dozin' Off" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kenny fails to check in with Angelique, leading to some tough love; Smitty struggles with insomnia.


Tuesday, August 21

Wrecked - "Six Feet" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After discovering Declan's sinister plot, Danny goes under cover with the rich, while Pack and Karen attempt to escape the compound.

Younger - "Fraudlein" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The Empirical gang heads to Frankfurt for the world’s biggest annual book fair.


Wednesday, August 22

The Goldbergs - "The Goldberg Girls" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Afraid she’ll be all alone in her old age, Beverly attempts to bond with other moms to form their own group like the TV show “The Golden Girls,” while Erica gets annoyed at Geoff’s romantic gestures, almost causing them to break up.

American Housewife - "All Coupled Up" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Otto children are beginning to experience struggles in their love lives after jumping into the dating world: Oliver is forced to choose between his girlfriend and his friend Cooper who come from two different worlds; Greg must play the “bad cop parent” to halt the PDA between Taylor and Trip; and Anna-Kat tries to make her relationship with Franklin official, without his consent.

Alone Together - "Mom" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Benji tries making new Goth friends.

Alone Together - "Dog Awards" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Esther and Benji get their first writing gig.


Thursday, August 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Tenant Disassociation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Leonard learns Sheldon is the president of the tenants association, he decides to run against him. Also, Bernadette encourages Wolowitz and Koothrappali to find the owner of a drone after they find it in the backyard.

Young Sheldon - "Too Many Hippies and Huevos Rancheros" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie rally around Marjorie when her husband has a stroke.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "A Big Break" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Josh and his team continue to find themselves at literal dead ends in their casework until they unearth game-changing evidence with the help of Jesse Ray Beaumont. Meanwhile, in court, Carol Anne tries to finish the case before she has the baby.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "Barcelona" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Jesse Ray Beaumont's trial begins, the team struggles to keep him under control while they discover more of Lavinia's secrets. Now that the baby is born and awaiting the DA election results, Carol Anne discovers who is the baby's father.

American Woman - "I Will Survive" (Paramount Network, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Desperate to make her children happy, Bonnie considers giving Steve another chance. Kathleen struggles to make a decision about her future. Diana settles into a new role at work.


Friday, August 24

Fresh Off the Boat - "Four Funerals and a Wedding" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jessica’s aunt passes away, the Huang family packs their bags for Houston where the boys see Jessica’s father for the first time. While observing the distant relationship, Louis makes it his mission to push Jessica and her father closer together. Meanwhile, Evan decides to make Eddie the executor of his will, prompting Emery and Eddie to fight over who is the better older brother.

Speechless - "N-E-- NEW Y-- YEAR'S E-- EVE" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jimmy convinces Maya to go on a much-needed night out together where they drink through Maya’s urge to rush home to the kids. Back at the house, Ray and Kenneth avoid being alone with their dates, while JJ, sidelined by a broken wheelchair, ends up getting more excitement than he expected. Meanwhile, Dylan spends her night trying to win the affection of the new family dog.

The Paynes - "The Outsiders" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Nyla wears out her welcome with Curtis.


Saturday, August 25

none scheduled


Sunday, August 26

Bob's Burgers - "As I Walk Through the Alley of the Shadow of Ramps" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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 - "The Serfsons" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and Homer forces Lisa to use illegal magic to cure her; Lisa is kidnapped and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.

The Simpsons - "Springfield Splendor" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's experiences into a pop culture hit, but they struggle with creative differences.

Bob's Burgers - "Mo Mommy Mo Problems" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

Family Guy - "'Family Guy' Through the Years" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A reimagining of the show as a series that's been on the air for 60 years; a look back at the cultural events and issues tackled on the show through the decades.

Family Guy - "Nanny Goats" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Griffins get a nanny for the kids; Peter and Lois get an opportunity to reconnect.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, November 20

The Conners - "Miracles" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Life-changing news lands in the Conner household when a member of the family makes an announcement that no one saw coming. Meanwhile, Dan is suspicious that Becky isn’t sticking to her end of the deal when it comes to her drinking. Darlene continues her job search, and Jackie offers English lessons to a Casita Bonita busboy in need.

The Kids Are Alright - "Boxing" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Frank announces that he has decided to compete in the church boxing tournament, making it obvious that he’s playing for Mike’s affections. When Frank can’t cut it, Timmy steps in and takes up boxing in order to bond with his dad and get his approval. Ultimately, he has to choose between his dad’s dreams for him and his own dreams of showbiz glory. Elsewhere, feeling rusty after being at the seminary for so long, Lawrence asks Eddie to help prepare him for a date by taking him on a “practice date”.

black-ish - "Good Grief" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s mom, Alicia, visits the family for the first time since the loss of Bow’s dad, and she is still heavily grieving. Bow decides to throw a big luau-themed party for what would have been her dad’s next birthday. Meanwhile, Mason has an extra ticket to an MMA fight and invites Diane on the same night as the party.

Splitting Up Together - "Yes, Deer" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vlad, the new contractor for the house, arrives with his crew and Lena immediately begins to clash with him over his methods of repairing the house. Martin, on the other hand, feels that Lena should let them do what they were hired to do. After overhearing that she’s too uptight, Lena calls up an old friend to help her let out her frustrations. Elsewhere, Martin takes Mason camping to help him get over his breakup with Hazel and to teach him how to be a man, only to learn from him that it is okay to express his emotions.

The Guest Book - "Invisible Son" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Clem asks a stripper to pretend to be his girlfriend in order to convince his vacationing family that he is normal; once they get to Barefeet Retreat, it is discovered that Clem's fake girlfriend isn't the only thing he's been lying about.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 19)

Tuesday, November 20

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Catch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Judy Greer (Kidding/Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided) - Judy appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place) - D'Arcy stops by E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti talks about Christmas Everlasting on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan (check your listings) and on People Now at 12pm.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario stops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Second Generation Wayans) - Tatyana talks about Christmas Everlasting on People Now at 12pm.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin (Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tisha and Tichina talk about BET Presents: 2018 Soul Train Awards on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm. They also talk about The Neighborhood on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Alicia Witt (Cybill) and Colin Ferguson (Then Came You) - Alicia and Colin talk about their Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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

The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
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