Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 27, 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 27-31, 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 27
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Watch Tracee on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Marc Maron (GLOW/Maron) - Marc visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debby Ryan (Insatiable/Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Debby appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - Kyle is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) and Eric Christian Olsen (The Loop) - Steve's favorite couples include Jenny and Donnie Wahlberg & Eric and Sarah Wright Olsen on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob talks about Rob Riggle’s Ski Master Academy on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on People Now on PeopleTV at 12pm.
  • Alicia Witt (Cybill) - Alicia will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti talks about Greenleaf on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Michael Higgins (Great News/Happily Divorced/Kath & Kim) - John talks about his new game show America Says on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, August 28
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/George and Leo/Chicago Sons/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Watch Jason on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It/Kickin' It) - Olivia appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error: Lady, Killer/Kristin) - Kristin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/The Cleveland Show) - Nia is guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jace Norman (Henry Danger) - Jace is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Insatiable/Romantically Challenged/Who's the Boss?) - Alyssa appears on a repeat of Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts a repeat of Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/1600 Penn/Growing Up Fisher/Imaginary Mary) - Jenna talks about Fear the Walking Dead on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah's marriage secret is revealed on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, August 29
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Watch Don on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree/The IT Crowd) - Chris is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered) - Regina appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Janet Varney (Stan Against Evil/You're the Worst/Burning Love) - Janet appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Bob Newhart (The Bob Newhart Show/Newhart/Bob) - Bob visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Shannon Woodward (Raising Hope) - Shannon is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/A to Z/Joey) - Ben appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mara Brock Akil (Creator of Girlfriends/The Game) - Mara appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Kids of Young Sheldon) - Steve's favorite kids includes the cast of Young Sheldon, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey is a guest on a repeat of Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Living with Fran/Happily Divorced) - Fran appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Thursday, August 30
  • Betty Gilpin (GLOW/Nurse Jackie) - Catch Betty on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rhea Seehorn (Whitney/I'm with Her) - Rhea appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Caroline Rhea (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Caroline stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Amber Stevens West (Ghosted/The Carmichael Show) - Steve's favorite straight talk includes Amber, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is in the house, and he’s putting Rach to the test in a classic AFV game on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Carly Craig (Sideswiped) - Carly talks about her comedy series Sideswiped on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Friday, August 31
  • Parker Posey (The Return of Jezebel James) - Watch Parker on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Alyssa Milano (Insatiable/Romantically Challenged/Who's the Boss?) - Alyssa appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - David is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joseph and Justine Simmons (All About the Washingtons) - Joseph and Justine are guests on a repeat of Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Brotherly Love/Blossom/Gimme a Break!) - Joey appears on a repeat of Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril stops by to cook a classic Italian dinner on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu will be on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

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.


Monday, August 27

Mom - "A Bear and a Bladder Infection" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy’s long-distance relationship begins to fizzle, she seeks the company of a former fling. Also, Bonnie tries to give up coffee.

Life in Pieces - "Emergency Colonoscopy Driving Lunch" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Matt is in a hurry to get to the fertility clinic, each member of the family has a crisis that prevents him from getting there on time.

In The Cut - "Fed Up" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Cheryl moves into Jay's condominium and does some redecorating; Kenny witnesses a car break-in and doesn't know if he should snitch.


Tuesday, August 28

Wrecked - "A Game of Chest" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After Jess loses her recollection of the last decade, Todd attempts to spark her memory; Steve and Declan face off in a battle of wits.

Younger - "Lizability" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
With change in the air at Empirical, Liza considers her options. Kelsey receives surprising news. Charles finds a solution.


Wednesday, August 29

The Goldbergs - "Adam Spielberg" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Adam loves director Steven Spielberg so much and decides to film an original script he wrote about Indiana Jones and his passion for directing is called into question. Meanwhile, Murray and Barry make a bet about whether or not a cheesesteak sandwich in New Jersey is the best one ever.

American Housewife - "Field Day" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie wants to prove to the Westport moms that she is fully capable of competing at Field Day at Anna-Kat’s school, but she ends up taking the competition a little too seriously. Greg enlists Taylor’s boyfriend, Trip, to help him make the family recipe for chili in a local competition, which makes Taylor and Oliver jealous.

Modern Family - "Royal Visit" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Haley’s brilliant astrophysicist boyfriend (guest star Chris Geere) comes to meet the family, setting Claire and Phil off in a competition about which one of them is smarter, making Alex feel self-conscious about her dim but handsome firefighter boyfriend, Bill (Jimmy Tatro). Mitch and Cam go on a yoga retreat, but when Cam finds out his dream team, the Kansas City Royals, is having spring training next door, he can’t resist sneaking out.

American Housewife - "It's Hard to Say Goodbye" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie and Greg struggle to help the kids accept loss as a family friend suddenly passes away and as their pet pig, Hans Gruber, must be returned to his natural habitat.

Alone Together - "Flashback" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Esther and Benji reconnect at a party after a fight.

Alone Together - "Big Bear" (Freeform, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Esther and Benji hijack Jeff's couples retreat.


Thursday, August 30

Young Sheldon - "A Patch, A Modem, and a Zantac" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a NASA representative visits Sheldon’s school and dismisses his science, Sheldon is set on a mission to prove him wrong.

Mom - "Ocular Fluid and Fighting Robots" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy’s sponsor (Yvette Nicole Brown) challenges her to be nice to Bonnie at all costs, and Bonnie is convinced that Adam has stopped making an effort.

Will & Grace - "It's a Family Affair" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Grace's (Debra Messing) father and Will's (Eric McCormack) mother end up making a surprising and upsetting connection. Jack (Sean Hayes) rebounds from his breakup with a new love. Karen (Megan Mullally) must decide between her husband and her lover. Robert Klein, Blythe Danner, Alec Baldwin and Brian Jordan Alvarez guest star.

Superstore - "Town Hall" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the store prepares to host a company-wide Town Hall meeting, Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) are forced to put their conflicts aside and rally their co-workers to confront the CEO. Meanwhile Glenn (Mark McKinney) struggles with the pressure of speaking to a global audience.


Friday, August 31

Fresh Off the Boat - "A League of Her Own" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After coming out of the closet to Honey and Jessica, Nicole struggles with telling Marvin, fearful that her father will be disappointed in her. Meanwhile, Louis wants to manage the Cattleman’s Ranch softball team on his own, so Jessica decides to coach the rival team from The Denim Turtle to prove that she is the superior manager. Chaos is sure to ensue when everyone gathers for the big game at the Greater Orlando Bar and Restaurant tournament.

Speechless - "E-I-- EIGHTEEN" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ struggles with not being treated like an adult on his 18th birthday. He storms out of his own party but soon learns a valuable lesson from Kenneth. Meanwhile, an exchange student moves in with Taylor, so Ray tries to make Taylor jealous with some of his father’s old moves but the plan backfires. And Dylan is recruited to be on the school’s wrestling team.

The Paynes - "An Impasse" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ella stands firm on her decision with Nyla.


Saturday, September 1

none scheduled


Sunday, September 2

The Goldbergs - "Hail Barry" (ABC, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Barry joins the football team but is quickly benched by Coach Mellor due to his lack of playing ability. He convinces himself the coach is testing him; but when Barry realizes the truth of his playing ability, Adam helps his brother understand there are other ways he can contribute to the team and comes up with their own version of the Super Bowl Shuffle. Meanwhile, Beverly designs jackets that she tries to get Murray and Erica to sell when a national TV channel won’t.

Bob's Burgers - "Mission Impos-slug-ble" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise's extensive card collection gets confiscated at school and she devises a plan to get them back; Bob must give a eulogy for an old acquaintance despite an unfortunate incident that happened years ago.

The Simpsons - "Whistler's Father" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer discovers Maggie's whistling talent and launches her baby-celebrity career; When Marge impresses Fat Tony with her interior design taste, he hires her to style his brothel.

The Simpsons - "Grampy Can Ya Hear Me" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Grampa gets a hearing aid and finally hears what everyone has been saying about him; Principal Skinner discovers that his mother has kept a secret from him.

Bob's Burgers - "Thanks-hoarding" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Teddy's family unexpectedly announces they're coming for Thanksgiving; the preparation proves challenging; Teddy is discovered to be a hoarder.

Family Guy - "HTTPete" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

Family Guy - "The Unkindest Cut" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, September 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "A Man to Share the Night With" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Michelle Kwan comes in second place at the Olympics, Jessica tries to keep it from Emery and Evan, only to get caught up in an elaborate conspiracy theory that leads them seeking answers from Nancy Kerrigan. Meanwhile, Louis changes Eddie’s bedtime to spend more quality time together watching Letterman, but feels slighted when Eddie spends his newfound free time elsewhere.

Speechless - "A-C-- ACTION" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ’s thrilled when he is chosen by his classmates to film his horror movie project, but soon the pressure of directing gets to him. Meanwhile, Dylan’s class project reveals a family secret; and Jimmy’s suggestions for the neighbor’s house construction project backfires for the DiMeos.

black-ish - "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre and Bow confront gender biases of their own after finding out that both Junior and Zoey have become sexually active. Meanwhile, Ruby is hurt when she finds out that Jack and Diane have been hanging out with a friend’s grandmother after school.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

Wrecked - "Ballers" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Attempting to hide from the others during The Hunt, Pack and Jess run into a new threat on the island.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Tuesday, September 18

  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Catch Queen Latifah on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about Star on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Alicia Silverstone (American Woman) - Alicia stops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan talks about her movie A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. on Chatter at 8pm.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara) - Brie talks about Captain Marvel on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa talks about Nappily Ever After on GMA Day on ABC at 1pm.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Dr. Oz speaks exclusively with the woman whose tweet ignited a media firestorm. They ask the tough questions on everyone’s minds: What was she thinking when she hit “send”? Then, a panel of influencers and experts weigh in on Roseanne Barr’s answers. Is she a racist? Check your local listings for The Dr. Oz Show.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rosanna Arquette (Sideswiped) - Rosanna talks about her comedy series Sideswiped on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill about The Sinner on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Kate Flannery (The Office) and Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Kate and Jane talk about Two Lost Souls on the BUILD Series at 3pm.


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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