Friday, August 26, 2011

Breaking In Uncanceled, Returns in Spring 2012 on Fox; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 29, 2011)


We got your back! Fox has renewed the comedy series Breaking In for a 13-episode second season to return to the network's schedule in Spring 2012. The series was canceled in May but now Fox has changed their mind and will bring it back. The sitcom will likely air on Tuesdays in the spring, when Glee goes on a 6 week hiatus and Fox goes to four sitcoms on Tuesday nights. But this is still a long way away, so right now the focus is that the show is returning! The sitcom aired seven episodes this past spring and welcomed guest stars such as Alyssa Milano and Ted McGinley.
Created by Adam F. Goldberg and Seth Gordon, Breaking In is a workplace comedy about a high-tech security firm that takes extreme - and often questionable - measures to sell their protection services. The series centers on a team of uniquely skilled oddball geniuses hand-picked to work for Oz, a manipulative mastermind played by Christian Slater. The series also stars Bret Harrison, Alphonso McAuley and Odette Annable (pictured above).

It's Friday, 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 29 - September 2, 2011, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! So get your DVR's (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!

Monday, August 29, 2011
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Aziz on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - Catch Mr. Shatner on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer visits LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Catch Alec on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - The young and talented Atticus appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan chats with the ladies on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Tune in to see Johnny on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kevin James (The King of Queens) - Kevin visits LIVE! with Regis & Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mr. Sunshine) - Allison chats on The Gayle King Show at 10am on OWN.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Aubrey on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mr. Sunshine) - Allison stops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jay Mohr (Gary Unmarried/Action) - Jay is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Tune in to see Betty on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Josh Krasinski (The Office) - Watch Josh on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Watch Jason on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Catch Jamie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy drops by Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/Step by Step/She's the Sheriff) - Suzanne guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey stops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
Friday, September 2, 2011
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Watch Joel on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved by the Bell) - Catch Mark-Paul on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jami Gertz (Still Standing/Square Pegs) - Jami is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • David Alan Grier (Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 23

The Goldbergs - "Parents Thursday" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While at school, Erica attempts to fool Beverly into thinking Parents Weekend has been rescheduled to Parents Thursday so the family won’t attend … but the smother knows better! Meanwhile, William Penn is doing “Romeo & Juliet,” the perfect play for Adam to romance Dana until someone else gets the leading lady.

Schooled - "Outbreak" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When a bad flu epidemic hits William Penn, Coach Mellor is sent to his sick bed and Principal Glascott must step it up as the wrestling coach with the Jenkintown Cup on the line. Meanwhile, Lainey thinks she can easily pass a class taught by CB, yet it’s anything but.

Modern Family - "New Kids on the Block" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Haley is determined to follow the advice in her parenting books with the twins, but Phil and Claire think their old methods are better. Meanwhile, Manny is set to direct Jay’s dog bed commercial in the hopes of winning his ex-girlfriend back.

Single Parents - "Sport" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Will is pumped to become the coach of Sophie’s soccer team in order to spend more time with his daughter, especially since she has been distant recently. However, his intentions to focus on Sophie and teach the team that you don’t need to win to have fun slowly shift once he realizes he has a secret weapon on his team – Rory – but allowing him on the team means Will must keep a certain secret about Rory. Meanwhile, Douglas and Angie attempt to navigate what their friendship looks like now that they are roommates for the foreseeable future.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Texts" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
During their trip to the Philadelphia Zoo, Mac sets up a text group chain for the gang, but confusion sets in and the gang must learn from the meerkats on how to communicate properly in a group.

Family Time - "Black Love" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa and Tony appear on a TV show that exposes some of the imperfections in their relationship; Donnie and Brandy use a dating app to play matchmaker for each other.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 21)

Wednesday, October 23

  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Watch Ellie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Transparent/Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Andrea Savage (I'm Sorry/Significant Others) - Andrea is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jesse Plemons (No Activity/Bent) - Jesse visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor/Scream Queens) - Lea drops by A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ali Wong (American Housewife/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Ali is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure) - Amanda guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings. She also talks about Small Doses on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Thomas will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken talks about The Masked Singer on People Now at 12pm and on the BUILD Series at 1pm..
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks about Catch 21 on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Alan Alda (M*A*S*H) - Alan talks about the Clear + Vivid Podcast on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil is a guest on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Anna Camp (Perfect Harmony/The Mindy Project) - Anna talks about Perfect Harmony on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Rob Corddry (The Unicorn/Ballers/The Winner) - Rob is a guest on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


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09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
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09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
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09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
09/17 - Friends - The Complete Series (25th Anniversary)
09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
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10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 2
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