Sunday, November 04, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 5, 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 November 5-9, 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!


Sunday, November 4
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch Nene on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, November 5
  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You/10 Things I Hate About You) - Watch Leslie on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John appears on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Martin Lawrence (Martin/Partners) - Martin visits Steve, so check your local listings.
  • James Wolk (The Crazy Ones) - James gives the scoop on his new series Tell Me a Story on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET and on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan talks about The Grinch on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
Tuesday, November 6
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Catch Billy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chris Sullivan (Camping) - Chris appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World/The Goodwin Games) - Sabrina appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia stops by E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy reveals the double duty tip that keeps her kids’ rooms organized on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You/10 Things I Hate About You) - Leslie will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred) - Fiona appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Keith Carradine (Complete Savages) - Keith talks about Madam Secretary on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
Wednesday, November 7
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Watch Melissa on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lindsay Price (Splitting Up Together/Coupling) - Lindsay guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You/10 Things I Hate About You) - Leslie stops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm and on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Edelstein (The Kominsky Method/Leap of Faith/Almost Perfect) - Lisa talks about Netflix's The Kominsky Method on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Geoffrey Owens (The Cosby Show) - Geoffrey discusses his upcoming projects People Now at 12pm.
  • Melissa Leo (I'm Dying Up Here) - Melissa talks about Unlovable on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jason George (Eve/Off Centre) - Jason is a guest on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Thursday, November 8
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Finesse Mitchell (A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Minnie drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chloe x Halle (grown-ish) - Chloe x Halle are guests on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo and on People Now at 12pm.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Leah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William visits Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley) - Michael is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Brooke D'Orsay (Gary Unmarried/Happy Hour) - Brooke talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie Christmas in Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Friday, November 9
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Watch Louie on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys/It's All Relative) - Reid appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason Lewis (Sex and the City) - Jason talks about Midnight, Texas on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World/The Goodwin Games) - Sabrina performs on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, November 4

The Simpsons - "Baby You Can't Drive My Car" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A self-driving car company sets up in Springfield and lures all of the power plant employees to join its fun work environment.

Bob's Burgers - "Live and Let Fly" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The kids seek revenge on their school guidance counselor; they get entangled in sibling rivalry between two pilots; Linda and Bob put their game faces on when Teddy invites them to a paper airplane contest.

Family Guy - "Regarding Carter" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Lois receives a surprising birthday present from her father, which leads to an unfortunate accident that leaves him dependent on Lois and the Griffins' care.

Rel - "Windy City Politics" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Nat lands a job and gets the second chance he's been hoping for since his time in prison; his excitement comes to a halt when his superior acts inappropriately around him; without hesitation, Rel and Brittany try to come to his rescue.


Monday, November 5

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Anniversary" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dave plans a special anniversary celebration for Gemma while Calvin and Tina babysit the Johnsons’ son, Grover, during an evening when nothing goes according to plan.

Happy Together - "Bland Gestures" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Cooper turns to Jake and Claire for advice on a big romantic gesture to impress a popular singer, they realize they should start making grand gestures in their own relationship. NBA Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons guest stars as himself. Steve-O guest stars as a tattoo artist named “S10cil.”


Tuesday, November 6

The Guest Book - "Killer Party" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Bodhi looks for Eddie, who has gone missing; a guest named Tim returns to Barefeet Retreat to reminisce about his memorable last visit, which included a raging party crashed by his Uncle Bill from West Virginia.


Wednesday, November 7

The Goldbergs - "Bohemian Rap City" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam’s obsession with toys is cause for concern for Beverly and Murray, and they try to distract him with a new hobby. Meanwhile, the Dropouts’ decide to audition for “Star Search,” but their egos threaten the band’s future.

American Housewife - "The Code" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After discovering that the four digit pin code the Otto family uses for everything spells out Greg’s ex-girlfriend’s name, Katie gets upset and retaliates by dragging out old gifts from past boyfriends. Meanwhile, the kids’ current love lives take a hit as Taylor and Trip argue over her relationship with Pierce (Milo Manheim); and Oliver and Gina’s relationship goes south when they both apply for a ballet scholarship that only one of them gets.

Modern Family - "Did the Chicken Cross the Road?" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Cam forgets the words to his favorite country song, he blames Mitch and decides he needs to reconnect with his roots and get a chicken. Meanwhile, when Alex is up for a prestigious government job that requires a family interview, it causes everyone to overcompensate and jeopardize her chances; and Haley and Dylan think it might be time they grew up a little.

Single Parents - "They Call Me DOCTOR Biscuits!" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Graham and Rory are cast in their school’s production of “Grease,” with Graham as the lead and Rory with a lesser known part, Poppy and Angie get involved and try to appeal to the drama teacher, Dr. Biscuits (Rhys Darby), to make changes. Meanwhile, Will is not ready to tell Sophie that he’s seeing Dr. Dewan (Hannah Simone), so against his better judgment, he takes Douglas’ advice and lies to Sophie.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Mac Finds His Pride" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Frank tries to recruit Mac for the gang's float for the Gay Pride Parade; Frank comes to the realization that Mac will never be secure with his sexual identity unless he comes out to his father.


Thursday, November 8

The Big Bang Theory - "The Consummation Deviation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon tries to bond with Amy’s father, but when Wolowitz lures Mr. Fowler (Teller) away with magic tricks, Sheldon has no choice but to bond with Mrs. Fowler (Kathy Bates). Also, Koothrappali and Anu try to get physical for the first time.

Young Sheldon - "An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A video game takes over Sheldon and Meemaw’s life. Also, George Sr. is jealous when Georgie bonds with Herschel (Billy Gardell) at the auto shop.

Mom - "Puzzle Club and a Closet Party" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy and Wendy help Jill clean out her closet, which turns out to be a bigger job than expected, and Bonnie, Marjorie and Tammy take up a new hobby.

Murphy Brown - "A Lifetime of Achievement" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The “Murphy in the Morning” team, Avery and Phyllis join Jim Dial at an eventful lifetime achievement award gala in his honor, hosted by Katie Couric (playing herself) and attended by Murphy’s worst-ever secretary (Bette Midler), who has a surprising new connection to Murphy. Also, Murphy discovers a kindred spirit in Judge Nate Campbell (John Larroquette), another gala attendee.

Superstore - "Maternity Leave" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) faces a nightmare day at work when she learns she doesn’t have maternity leave - made worse by Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Mateo’s (Nico Santos) campaign to change her baby’s name. Meanwhile, Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) take on hiring the new seasonal help.

The Good Place - "The Worst Possible Use of Free Will" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Eleanor recalls some forgotten events from her past.


Friday, November 9

Fresh Off the Boat - "Mo' Chinese Mo' Problems" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jessica and Louis are thrilled beyond belief when they discover that a Chinese family – Elaine (Ming-Na Wen), Julius (Reggie Lee) and son, Horace (Jimmy O. Yang) – have moved into the neighborhood. Jessica immediately bonds with Elaine, who helps her solve an issue with the HOA, and Louis decides to introduce Julius to Marvin and hang out together. Meanwhile, when Evan goes door-to-door collecting information for the census bureau, Eddie and Emery come up with a plan to impersonate being census takers in order to find out when the owners of a pool are out of the house so they can sneak over and use it.

Speechless - "S-T-- STAGE MOM" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Seeing the kids believe she exists to solely serve at their pleasure, Maya takes the stage to prove she has so much more to offer. Kenneth finds JJ a job, and JJ finds an unlikely rival. Ray goes undercover informing parents on his classmates’ social lives and gets in too deep.

Last Man Standing - "The Courtship of Vanessa's Mother" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Vanessa's mother comes to visit and hits it off with Ed; Mandy and Kyle tutor Boyd, but they may be the ones getting outsmarted.

The Cool Kids - "TV Heist" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Hank and Margaret lose a cornhole competition and miss out on the coveted prize -- a new flat-screen TV; the gang attempts to steal the TV, which means breaking into Allison's office after locking her and Sid in the sauna.

Andi Mack - "That Syncing Feeling" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Feeling left out by her friends, Andi spends time with Amber; Andi and Celia pick out Bex's wedding cake; Bowie helps a guitar student break some bad news.

Coop & Cami Ask the World - " Would You Wrather Be the Principal's BFF?" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Cooper is shunned at school after his classmates think he's becoming friends with Principal Walker.

Raven's Home - "It's Your Party and I'll Spy If I Want To" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Nia and Booker throw an epic 13th birthday party with no moms or kids allowed, they're forced to tell Raven and Levi they can't attend.

The Paynes - "Payneful Partnership" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Curtis realizes he has exhausted all of his options and decides to go into business with Terrance.


Saturday, November 10

Henry Danger - "Whistlin' Susie" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After accidentally activating an atomic bomb in the Man Cave, Ray and Henry decide to drive it out into the Swellview desert in order to save their city.


Sunday, November 11

Last Man Standing - "Welcome Baxter" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Vanessa eagerly await Eve's return from the Air Force Academy; Ryan's anxiety about current events leads to a shocking announcement.

Bob's Burgers - "V for Valentine-detta" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a rough breakup on Valentine's Day, the Belcher women have a limo girls' night out to make Tina feel better; Bob and Gene have a trapeze experience that brings them closer.

The Simpsons - "From Russia With Love" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On a mission to play hardcore pranks, Bart, Nelson and Milhouse get Moe a mail-order bride.

Bob's Burgers - "Bobby Driver" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bob agrees to drive professional quilter Edith around town after she convinces him to help her get revenge; the kids attend a lavish "Gatsby"-themed birthday party; Linda helps Teddy expand his taste palate.

Family Guy - "Stand by Meg" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Meg saves Stewie from a choking incident, Stewie makes it his personal mission to create a better life for Meg; Chris is sent to a vocational school.

Rel - "Re-Enter the Dragons" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
One of Dad's old bandmates turns up as a patient at Rel's hospital; when Rel finds out their friendship ended on bad terms, Rel, Nat and Brittany investigate why his band broke up.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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