Friday, April 27, 2012

Guest Stars Galore on TBS' Men at Work; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 30, 2012)


Men at Work
Men at Work, the new TBS original comedy series from Sony Pictures Television, has begun production in Los Angeles. Created by Breckin Meyer, the sitcom stars Danny Masterson (That '70s Show), Michael Cassidy (The O.C.), Adam Busch (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), James Lesure (Las Vegas) and Meredith Hagner (Royal Pains). In addition to starting production, Men at Work has signed up its first guest stars: Stacy Keibler, J.K. Simmons and Kathy Najimy. Men at Work centers on four buddies who work together at a magazine. Masterson plays the recently dumped Milo, whose friends are determined to help him get back in the dating game. Lesure is Gibbs, a photographer and successful ladies man. Cassidy plays Tyler, a features writer who brings a dose of style and sophistication to the group. And Busch is Neal, a somewhat nebbish reporter and the only one in the group with a steady girlfriend (Hagner). Together, the four friends help each other navigate the treacherous waters of work, friendship and women.
As for the guest stars, Stacy Keibler will play Keri, a gorgeous girl who hooks up with Milo and Gibbs at a bar and offers them an interesting proposition. J.K. Simmons will play P.J. Jordan, the stern and demanding publisher of the magazine where the guys work. He also happens to be the father of Neal's girlfriend, Amy. And Kathy Najimy will play Sasha Ryan, a well-known sex blogger being interviewed by Tyler and photographed by Gibbs... and attracting the attention of both.
Men at Work is slated to air on TBS Thursdays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), beginning with back-to-back episodes on May 24. The series will then air every Thursday in the 10 p.m. half-hour. Ten episodes have been ordered and will run through July 12, before being taken over by another original sitcom: Sullivan & Son. The season finale of Men will be back-to-back episodes as well on July 12.


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 April 30-May 4, 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, April 30, 2012
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Watch Mr. Warmth on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida stops by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alison Williams (Girls) - Alison visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings) - Tune in to see Damon on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi) - Marilu joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra joins The Revolution on ABC at 2pm ET/1pm PT/CT.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kristen Johnston (The Exes/3rd Rock From the Sun) - Kristen guest co-hosts Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Catch Jesse on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lennon Parham (Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim continues to make the rounds on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
  • Reno Wilson (Mike & Molly) - Watch Reno on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Eden Sher (The Middle) - Eden appears on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. She later guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Annie Potts (Designing Women) - Annie visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Meredith Baxter (Family Ties) - Meredith stops by The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz appears on Anderson, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office) - Jennifer visits Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The Nate Berkus Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Catch Lena on The Colbert Report at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl shares how laughter helped her to make a revolution in her own life on The Revolution on ABC at 2pm ET/1pm PT/CT.
  • Joel McHale (Community) - Joel visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jennifer Aspen (Rodney) - Jennifer is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) - Cybill appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Friday, May 4, 2012
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Watch the adorkable Zooey on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patrick Warburton (Rules of Enagement/Seinfeld) - Patrick appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie joins the joins the Chew Crew on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven visits The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Sunday, April 21

The Simpsons - "Cremains of the Day" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When someone in Homer's life passes away, he and some guys from Moe's go on a road trip to scatter the ashes.

Krapopolis - "Muse Your Illusion" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A plague of Muses descends upon Krapopolis; Deliria struggles to endure Shlub's centennial molting.

The Great North - "High Expectations Adventure" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Judy and Kima accidentally get high during a school field trip, they are sent on a mission to find treasure by a talking tub of cottage cheese named Beth; Wolf's signature sandwich is removed from the menu at Lydia's sandwich shop.

Grimsburg - "The Big Trouble With Lil' Betsy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marvin and the team investigate the death of a morning TV host, in which former child star Lil' Betsy is the main suspect; Marvin becomes consumed with his newfound celebrity status.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Joey King (Bent) - Watch Joey on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) and Haley Joel Osment (Future Man/Alpha House/The Jeff Foxworthy Show/Thunder Alley) - Esther and Haley Joel are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Christine Taylor (Search Party/Arrested Development/Hey Dude and David Lascher (Sabrina the Teenage Witch/Blossom/Hey Dude) - Drew is handing the show over to Hey Dude…The 90s Called! Podcast Hosts Christine Taylor and David Lascher to interview her show for a special Drew's Download edition of the show. Christine and Drew reminisce on filming The Wedding Singer together and reveals which role she auditioned for but Drew got instead. Plus, they have a big surprise in store when they reunite Drew with a former castmate on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michaela Watkins (Dinner with the Parents/Search Party/The Unicorn/Casual/Trophy Wife) and Daniel Thrasher (Dinner with the Parents) - Michaela and Daniel talk about Amazon Freevee's Dinner with the Parents on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Ash (Not Dead Yet/Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren talks about ABC's Not Dead Yet on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Dulcé Sloan (The Great North) - Dulcé shares easy Mother’s Day craft gift ideas on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Alison Brie (Community/GLOW) - Alison is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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