Friday, July 05, 2013

Fox Previews Animation Domination HD Series in Primetime; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 8, 2013)

Animation Domination

Fox will preview its upcoming new Saturday late night animated comedy block in primetime. Animation Domination High-Def will launch with a special primetime preview on Sunday, July 21 on Fox. The preview will feature the debuts of quarter-hour comedy series Axe Cop from 9:30-9:45 PM ET/PT and High School USA! from 9:45-10:00 PM ET/PT. Vincent Kartheiser, Mandy Moore, Ken Marino, Patton Oswalt, Rob Huebel and Megan Mullally are among the featured voice talent on these two series. The actual block will launch on Saturday, July 27 at 11:00 PM ET/PT, as Animation Domination High-Def premieres with all-new installments of Axe Cop from 11:00-11:15 PM ET/PT and High School USA! from 11:15-11:30 PM ET/PT, followed by encore presentations of the previous week's quarter-hour episodes from 11:30-11:45 PM and 11:45 PM-Midnight ET/PT, as well as repeats of The Cleveland Show from 12 Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT.

Action-comedy Axe Cop follows the most bad-ass superhero who ever existed! Operating on only two minutes of sleep a night and fueled by a diet consisting solely of birthday cake, Axe Cop and his loyal partner, Flute Cop, unleash their unique brand of vigilante justice on bad guys everywhere - including stopping Hitler from creating an army of evil zombie robots and finding the villain who killed Axe Cop's parents. The series ensemble cast includes Megan Mullally (Childrens Hospital, Will & Grace), Patton Oswalt (Ratatouille), Ken Marino (Childrens Hospital), Peter Serafinowicz (Shaun of the Dead) and weekly guest stars such as Giancarlo Esposito (Revolution); rapper Tyler, The Creator; Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad); Rob Huebel (Despicable Me); and Dan Harmon (Community). In High School USA!, join the super-positive, millennial students of High School USA!, as they confront all the unique challenges of growing up in a modern world. Led by the painfully naïve and always upbeat Marsh Merriwether, there is nothing these kids can't put a positive spin on, from cyber-bullying to Adderall-addiction to embarrassing sexting incidents. The series features an all-star cast including Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men) and Mandy Moore (Tangled). 6 quarter-hour episodes of both series have been ordered. Stay with us for continued updates and also a review of both of these closer to the July 21 preview launch.


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 July 8-12, 2013, 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!

Monday, July 8, 2013

  • Michael Cera (Arrested Development) - Watch Michael on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Heather Locklear (Spin City/Going Places) - Heather is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Louie Anderson (Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Swardson (Reno 911!) - Nick stops by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. And if you're in New York City, catch her on Good Day New York on WNYW Fox5 at 9am.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami) - Mark appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. He will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa discusses her experience on Survivor on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Catch David on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise continues to make the rounds on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Breckin Meyer (Married to the Kellys/Inside Schwartz) - Breckin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Luis Guzman (Luis/How to Make It in America) - Luis will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Watch Tony on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Community) - Ken talks about Turbo on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • Judy Reyes (Scrubs) and Grant Show (Accidentally on Purpose) - Judy, Grant and other Devious Maids cast members will be on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Ricky Schroder (Silver Spoons) - Ricky discusses his respect and admiration for the armed services and reveals how he’s partnered with the United States Army on “Starting Strong;” his wife, Andrea, joins Ricky and talks about her line of candles and how you can make your own candle at home on Marie at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
  • Kevin James (The King of Queens) - Catch Kevin on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. Kevin, David Spade and the rest of the cast of Grown Ups 2 will be on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Ben appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve is part of the guest panel on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason chats with ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, July 12, 2013
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Watch Mr. Warmth on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly) - Miranda guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kevin James (The King of Queens) - Kevin visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs) - Dave appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Café) - Whoopi chats on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John guests on a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on a repeat of Anderson Live, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, November 12

The Conners - "Tempest in a Stew Pot" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jackie and Becky pitch their business plan to Darlene in hopes of getting the Lunch Box back, but Darlene’s decision leads to hostility among the three. Meanwhile, Dan bans Odessa from the house, causing a rift with Harris; and Mark makes extensive Thanksgiving plans that may inevitably fall apart.

Bless This Mess - "The Visit" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Donna springs a last-minute trip to Nebraska on Mike and Rio, which she claims is to relax, but Mike and Rio soon find out she has other plans in mind when she steps into competitive mode to get them to participate in the harvest. Meanwhile, Constance’s son Brandon is driving her crazy working at the store, so she pawns him off on Rudy.

mixed-ish - "Puttin' on the Ritz" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The kids are excited to learn more about their grandad after Harrison invites the crew to family day at his country club. Although Paul thinks it’s a bad idea, he is eventually overruled. Meanwhile, Alicia attempts to fit in at the country club but ends up fighting with Denise about keeping it real.

black-ish - "Daughters for Dummies" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Dre realizes that his relationship with Diane has been distant, he plans some daddy-daughter bonding sessions, but the plans backfire when he realizes the interest is one-sided. Meanwhile, Bow covers for Junior at his ChoreBoar gig.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 11)

Tuesday, November 12

  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Catch Patrick on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph (People of Earth) - Da'Vine appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She also talks about Frozen 2 on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Conners/Roseanne/The McCarthys/Getting On/The Norm Show) - Laurie stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rob Schneider (Real Rob/Rob) and Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - Rob and Esther are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class) - Robin visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Donald appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim talks about Dark Waters on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kristin Davis (Sex and the City/Bad Teacher) - Kristin talks about Holiday in the Wild on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.


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09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
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09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
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09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
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09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
09/19 - The Guest Book - Season 1
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10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 1
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11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Limited Edition)
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11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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