Friday, March 09, 2012

Melissa & Joey Season 2 Launch Date; Friends Week-Long Spring Marathon on Nick at Nite; Sitcom Stars On Talk Shows (Week of March 12, 2012)


Melissa & Joey

As we first broke on Twitter last night, ABC Family will launch season two of original sitcom Melissa & Joey on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 with two all-new episodes at 8:00pm & 8:30pm. The sitcom of course stars Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. The first season was split up in half and had a total of 30 episodes. No word yet how many there are for yet season two, but we do know it is starting off with a two-episode premiere. We don't have any more details on this yet, so you'll have to keep it right here for further updates. ABC Family also new sitcom Baby Daddy starring Chelsea Kane, Melissa Peterman, Tahj Mowry, Jean-Luc Bilodeau and Derek Theler. If I were to guess, that would premiere the following Wednesday at 8:30pm. But that's just a guess as we don't know yet. ABC Family will be making an official announcement in the coming weeks on both sitcoms, so stay tuned!

Spring is in the air and before spring begins on March 20, Nick at Nite will air a week-long Friends Spring Fling marathon next week! The marathon begins Monday, March 12 and will through Friday, March 16, 2012 airing 8pm-6am on all five nights. It's wall-to-wall Friends with your favorite friends Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay, Monica Geller, Rachel Green, Ross Geller and Chandler Bing. These six friends pursue careers, love and happiness in New York City while relying on each other for support. This marathon happens a few days after we set our clocks ahead, as we spring forward this Saturday night. Friends regularly airs every night from 11pm-1am on Nick at Nite.


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 March 12-16, 2012, we have many current sitcom stars and past sitcom stars on TV talk shows! All times listed are Eastern. So get your DVR's (or whatever you use) ready! Ready? Here is all what you need to know for the coming week!

Monday, March 12, 2012
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Watch Jason on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - The lovely Kaley appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tichina Arnold (Happily Divorced/Martin/Everybody Hates Chris) - Tichina visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - Mr. Shatner is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Catch Amanda on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on NBC's Today between 10-11am. Later, he appears on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (The Office) - Ellie stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings. She will also be on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12am on ABC.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason continues to make the rounds on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennette McCurdy (iCarly) - Jennette appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Tune in to see Zooey on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Josh Gad (Back to You) - Josh drops by Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will also be on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly on Wednesday-Friday, so check your listings.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/Step by Step/She's the Sheriff) - Suzanne visits The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on The Rosie Show at 7pm on OWN.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock From the Sun) - Kristen drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Catch Louis on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Free Agents/Parks and Recreation) - Kathryn visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel appears on NBC's Today between 7-9am and 10-11am.
Friday, March 16, 2012
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Westfeldt (Notes from the Underbelly) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • John Larroquette (Night Court/The John Larroquette Show) - John appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Amanda Peet (Bent) - Amanda is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
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Friday, July 3

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
CBS will honor the memory of legendary actor, producer, director, writer, comedian and Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner with THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER, featuring two colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As series creator and co-star, Carl Reiner personally supervised the original colorization of the episodes.

The special features “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time,” and “October Eve,” which Mr. Reiner considered to be one of the series’ funniest episodes. Both were written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff.

In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt her when, despite her having posed fully clothed, the artist (played by Carl Reiner) takes the liberty of “undraping” her. The episode was first presented on April 8, 1964, during season three.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 29)

Friday, July 3

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:35am on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Camping/Fleabag/Love/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Tika talks about the season finale of mixed-ish and her latest project helping new moms on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie/The Secret Lives of Men) - Peter talks about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Grace and Frankie on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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