Sunday, December 02, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 3, 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 December 3-7, 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, December 2
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) - Catch Sandra on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian appears on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
Monday, December 3
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Watch Julie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Bad Teacher/Welcome to New York/Roseanne) - Sara is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class/Sparks) - Robin stops by Access Live, so check your local listings. She will also be on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/How I Met Your Mother/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley talks about Northern Christmas Lights on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie reveals his biggest health mission on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about Hallmark Channel's Meet the Peetes Christmas Special on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Chris Elliott (Schitt's Creek/Get a Life) - Chris talks about Clara's Ghost on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
Tuesday, December 4
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Catch Karen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family/Townies) - Bill appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zachary Levi (Less Than Perfect) - Zachary is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. He will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jackie Tohn (GLOW) - Jackie visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max appears on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin (Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about The Christmas Chronicles on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about Carol's Second Act on People Now at 12pm.
Wednesday, December 5
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Watch Jennifer on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Chris Elliott (Schitt's Creek/Get a Life) - Chris appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • J. K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J. K. talks about Counterpart on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina talks about her new Christmas movie on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about A Very Nutty Christmas on People Now at 12pm.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about her new jewelry line that is literally changing the world on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about The Christmas Chronicles on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jazz Smollett (On Our Own) - Jazz whips up quick meals to make your life easier on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah appears on the BUILD Series at 5pm.
Thursday, December 6
  • J. K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - Catch J. K. on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. Jennifer is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell: The College Years/Saved by the Bell) - Tiffani is a guest on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Jason George (Eve/Off Centre) - Jason appears on a repeat of ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • David Alan Grier (The Cool Kids/The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David is in the kitchen on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joe Jonas (JONAS LA) - Joe will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina talks about Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Memories of Christmas on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Christine Lahti (The Harvey Korman Show) - Christine is a guest on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Bonnie Hunt (Life with Bonnie/Bonnie/The Building/Davis Rules/Grand) - Bonnie appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, December 7
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Watch Julie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Alex Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Alex appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/Sean Saves the World) - Sean visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sinbad (Rel/The Sinbad Show/A Different World) - Sinbad is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark stops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori talks about Hallmark Channel's original movie Homegrown Christmas on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. She will also be on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Dondre Whitfield (Hidden Hills/Inside Schwartz/Between Brothers/The Crew) - Dondre is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell: The College Years/Saved by the Bell) - Tiffani cooks up holiday recipes from her new cookbook on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 2

The Simpsons - "Daddicus Finch" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa and Homer's bond gets stronger when they start spending real quality time together; Bart feels neglected, so Marge tries to help Homer balance his attention between the kids.

Bob's Burgers - "UFO No You Didn't" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Tina and her new science partner create a device that allows them to communicate with aliens, but their excitement turns to fear when they receive a dangerous warning message; Bob attempts to sell mini coatracks he bought.

Family Guy - "Con Heiress" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Stewie and Brian compete for the inheritance of a wealthy, older heiress; Peter and Chris battle for Mr. Herbert's affection.

Rel - "Brittany's Mom" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Brittany's estranged mom shows up unexpectedly in hopes of being reunited with her daughter; Rel convinces Brittany to give her a second chance, but Brittany worries her mom isn't the changed woman she claims to be.


Monday, December 3

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Dinner Guest" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Calvin and Tina learn Marty has a new girlfriend, Chloe (Alexandra Chando), they insist he invite her over for dinner, with surprising results.

Happy Together - "The Power of Yes... Men" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Cooper helps Jake prepare for a big work presentation, they both realize that everyone always agrees with Cooper only because he is famous. Jake asks Claire for the same kind of encouragement, while Cooper decides to seek out more honest opinions of his work. Eve, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood make a special appearance when Cooper goes on THE TALK.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Matrimonial Metric" (CBS, 9:00PM 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.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Gates Excitation" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank.


Tuesday, December 4

The Conners - "Hold the Salt" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dan questions Peter’s motives when he learns about the pricey Christmas gift that Jackie purchased for her new, unemployed beau. Meanwhile, Darlene receives dating advice from an unlikely source.

The Kids Are Alright - "Little Cyst" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and Peggy think they might be expecting again, but later Peggy is diagnosed with having a cyst instead. The experience launches them into a debate about whether or not they should have another child. Meanwhile, the kids spy on Mike and Peggy to try to figure out what all their unusual behavior is about. When Pat overhears that they are going to have a little sister, the Cleary kids decide to dig deeper and continue their investigation, which only leads them on a downward spiral.

black-ish - "Friends Without Benefits" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow makes a new friend at work and Dre thinks she has broken bird syndrome. Meanwhile, Junior transforms his shared room with Jack into a frat house, and Ruby and Diane gang up against them.

Splitting Up Together - "Paige Turner" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vlad announces that construction on the house is almost finished, even though Lena still thinks there’s more work to be done. Later, he asks Lena to help him on another project with a client more difficult than she is. Meanwhile, Martin begins dating Paige, a divorcee who works in his building and doesn’t understand the arrangement he has with Lena. Elsewhere, Camille tries to be a good influence on Arthur’s nephew and is delighted by their relationship, but is later judged by her parenting style.

The Guest Book - "Let Me Put You on a Brief Hold" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Logan is on vacation at Barefeet Retreat but his phone is broken; in India, customer service representative Vali helps Logan although he's in the midst of a crisis of his own.


Wednesday, December 5

The Goldbergs - "Bachelor Party" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Like the movie of the same name, Barry thinks he wants a wild, adult bachelor party; but he ultimately realizes Adam’s idea of a party to celebrate his brother as a bachelor is more his speed. Meanwhile, Murray never spends money on himself, so Beverly surprises him with an expensive sports car.

American Housewife - "Highs and Lows" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As Oliver and Taylor stumble through their love lives, Katie begins to miss the spontaneity and unpredictability of being young and in love. Meanwhile, Kathryn’s (Wendie Malick) plan to soothe Oliver’s heartbreak backfires when she tracks down an old boyfriend, Dan (Gregory Harrison), and he is not as she remembers. At the same time, Anna-Kat makes strides at school when Franklin is stuck at home with the chickenpox, forcing her to make a new friend.

Modern Family - "Putting Down Roots" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dede’s husband, Jerry (Ed Begley Jr.), comes to town to bequeath her possessions to the family. Mitch and Claire receive a little more of Dede than they really know what to do with, and Jay and Gloria feel sorry for Jerry and invite him to stay with them while he is in town.

Single Parents - "Ronald Reagan's White House Collectible Pin" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Will is thrilled to throw the first-grade parent social so that he can use this event to springboard his anti-smartphone platform to get parents to wait to buy their kids cellphones until eighth grade. He ropes his new love interest, Dr. Dewan (Hannah Simone), into helping him, but his plan doesn’t work out quite like he had hoped. Douglas offers to have the social at his house so he can exact revenge on his rival dermatologist, Mark, whom Douglas is convinced stole his prized pen.


Thursday, December 6

The Big Bang Theory - "The VCR Illumination" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon and Amy are still down about their theory being disproven, but a VHS tape from Sheldon’s past inspires him not to give up. Also, Bernadette turns into a pageant mom when she tries to help Wolowitz ace his Magic Castle audition.

Young Sheldon - "A Stunted Childhood and a Can of Fancy Mixed Nuts" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon learns that people with stunted childhoods can turn into social outcasts, he tries to act like a kid. Also, Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis’ (Wallace Shawn) relationship is tested when she teaches him how to drive. Mckenna Grace returns as Paige.

Mom - "Flamingos and a Dance-Based Exercise Class" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and the ladies help Tammy prepare for her first date since getting out of prison. Also, in order to take the edge off, Christy revisits one of her old vices. French Stewart returns as Chef Rudy.

Murphy Brown - "The Wheels on the Dog Go Round and Round" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
During Corky’s live “National Adopt a Pet Day” segment, she guilts Murphy into adopting a dog. Also, Avery’s show is moved to the Wolf Network’s plum 10:00 PM timeslot, and Phyllis and Miguel get a surprise visit from Fred Noonan (Peter Scolari), an intimidating health inspector.

Superstore - "Managers' Conference" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Amy (America Ferrera) take Glenn’s (Mark McKinney) tickets to a managers’ conference in Chicago so they can enjoy a free night on the town, but their plan hits a few bumps. At the store, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Mateo (Nico Santos) damage control after his undocumented status is leaked, and Dina (Lauren Ash) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) struggle at gift-wrapping.

The Good Place - "Janet(s)" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With Janet's help, Michael hatches a plan.

Will & Grace - "Anchor Away" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In order to land a handsome, gay TV news anchor (guest star Matt Bomer) with a pension for dim, frothy men, Jack (Sean Hayes) convinces Will (Eric McCormack) to not be himself and to act like someone silly and stupid - does he know anyone like that? Karen (Megan Mullally) learns that her alimony will be severely limited unless she can get photos of her ex-husband's affair with Lorraine Finster (guest star Minnie Driver), so she enlists Grace (Debra Messing) to go with her to the strip club where Lorraine works. Olympian Adam Rippon has a cameo as a barista with an attitude.

I Feel Bad - "My Kids Barely Know Their Culture" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When David's parents come to town for Hanukkah, Emet and David pretend the family is more observant than they actually are. But when Maya finds out, an in-law culture clash ensues. At GamePunch, the group discovers Chewey has adopted an American persona to win the affections of a girl.


Friday, December 7

Fresh Off the Boat - "Where Have All the Cattlemen Gone?" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Louis is crushed to find out that Matthew Chestnut is quitting the restaurant to take a job at Dollywood. But when he offers Eddie a chance to work with him once again at the steakhouse, he passes; and Louis ends up hiring Eddie’s friend Trent, which doesn’t sit well with his son. Meanwhile, when Jessica discovers that Amy Chestnut is moving and leaving her position as PTA president – a job she desperately wants so she can be the “teacher boss” – Jessica goes against all of her pent-up negative feelings about Amy and does everything she can to appease her in order to get the job; and after telling a joke and getting a laugh from Emery, Evan deludes himself into thinking that he’s the funnier brother.

Speechless - "F-O-- FOLLOW T-H-R- THROUGH" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The DiMeos realize they have great intentions but lack follow-through when it comes to … everything. Vowing to change, Ray and Dylan take on government bureaucracy; Kenneth helps JJ prepare for college; and Maya tries to reconnect with Jimmy.

Last Man Standing - "HR's Rough n' Stuff" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kyle's first day in human resources is rougher than expected when a complaint is filed against Mike.

The Cool Kids - "Hank the Cradle Robber" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Hank starts dating a much younger woman, the gang suspects she may taking advantage of him.

Bizaardvark - "Holiday Video Sketchtacular" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Paige and Frankie, along with their fellow video-blogging buddies, create a series of zany holiday-themed sketches and fun videos.

Coop & Cami Ask the World - "Would You Wrather Get a Moose Angry?" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The kids work together to try and make Jenna's wish of a classic Wrather Christmas come true, but a major snowstorm and a disgruntled moose disrupt their holiday plans.


Saturday, December 8

none scheduled


Sunday, December 9

The Simpsons - "'Tis the 30th Season" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After a failed Black Friday shopping spree, Marge is determined to fix Christmas; Homer and the kids surprise Marge with a vacation to a Florida resort.

Bob's Burgers - "Better Off Sled" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Teenagers take over the Belchers' sledding territory, inciting an epic turf war; Bob steps in to help Linda, who's in a time crunch to get three scarves knitted before Christmas.

Family Guy - "Pawtucket Pete" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The brewery's new bosses decide to change the company's mascot; in an attempt to be crowned the new face of Pawtucket Ale, Peter and Brian go head-to-head.

Rel - "Hate & Hip Hop" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
One of Rel's patients is prejudiced and Rel is conflicted on how to behave as his attending nurse; everyone is obsessing over Brittany's ex-boyfriend's awful new rap song.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 10

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Stolen Sneakers" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Malcolm is robbed and won’t reveal the culprit, Calvin and Dave team up to crack the case of the missing sneakers. Also, Tina takes a unique approach to teaching Gemma self-defense.

Happy Together - "Home Insecurity" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When one of Cooper’s stalkers sneaks into Jake and Claire’s house, they reluctantly decide to install a home security system.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 10)

Monday, December 10

  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Watch Ellen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/Sean Saves the World) - Sean appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That 70s Show) - Wilmer is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Odette Annable (Breaking In) - Odette and her husband Dave talk about Freeform's No Sleep 'Til Christmas on Access Live (check your local listings), on E! News at 7pm on E! and on KTLA 5 in Los Angeles at 9:15am PT.
  • Robert Townsend (The Parent 'Hood) - Robert talks about Making the Five Heartbeats on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake talks about Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm and on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah will be on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.


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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
11/16 - 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
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
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