Friday, June 21, 2013

Rhoda Coming to MeTV Network in July 2013; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 24, 2013)

Rhoda
The MeTV Network is reuniting Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore) and Rhoda Morgenstern (Valerie Harper)! Beginning Monday, July 8, The Mary Tyler Moore Show spin-off series Rhoda will join the MeTV line-up and will air weeknights at 9:30PM. This means both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, will air weeknights back-to-back beginning at 9:00PM. The addition of Rhoda will push back The Dick Van Dyke Show from 9:30 to 10PM, while The Odd Couple also gets pushed from 10PM to 10:30PM. The odd show out will be Hogan's Heroes, which was airing at 10:30pm, but will now be off the line-up. These changes are last minute additions to the already announced Summer of Me line-up on MeTV, which we announced before. No other changes will be made. Rhoda is a surprise and welcome addition, though. Relive the comedy and sometimes drama of two best friends who met in Minneapolis, shared an apartment, as well as years of laughter, tears and everything in between. Mary and Rhoda are together again on MeTV!

Rhoda was last seen on AmericanLife TV and FamilyNet a few years back. It was paired with another Mary Tyler Moore spin-off, Phyllis. While MeTV won't be airing Phyllis, we still get Rhoda on MeTV. This is a great way to remember Valerie Harper while she is still with us (as you know she is suffering from a rare, terminal cancer). Stay with us for continued updates!


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 June 24-28, 2013, 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, June 24, 2013
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Watch Melissa on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, check your listings for time and station on that one.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond creator) - Creator, writer and executive producer Phil Rosenthal and his wife, actress Monica Horan Rosenthal, discuss their latest endeavor partnering with Inner-City Arts, an organization dedicated to providing thousands of children an arts education on Marie at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about his new movie, The Heat, in the 10am hour on NBC's Today.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle shares her excitement about portraying the First Lady in the new movie, White House Down, on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel. She also cooks beef braciole with prosciutto and olives with Mario Batali and Carla Hall on ABC's The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother/Full House) - Catch Bob on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Breckin Meyer (Married to the Kellys/Inside Schwartz) - Breckin appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland/Just Shoot Me!) - Tune in to see Wendie on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Will drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Rebel Wilson (Fun Night) - Rebel is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy chats on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric brings the funny when he joins Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall in making a salmon club sandwich with delicious bacon on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Watch Jamie on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Steve Carell (The Office - Steve continues to make the rounds on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He also talks about Despicable Me on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley stops by both ABC's Good Morning America (between 7-9am) and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jami Gertz (The Neighbors/Still Standing/Square Pegs) and Constance Zimmer (Entourage/Good Morning, Miami) - Jami and Constance appear on a Hollywood Moms repeat of The Jeff Probst Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Catch David on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse appears on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show/Cosby) - Phylicia is a guest on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • Eden Sher (The Middle) - Eden returns with news about the Emotionary, a unique dictionary, on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi stops by the studio of ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Friday, June 28, 2013
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Jim on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi performs as part of the summer concert series on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

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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