Friday, October 18, 2013

Entertainment Weekly Reunites 10 Classic TV and Movie Casts; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 21, 2013)



Entertainment Weekly is releasing their fourth annual "The Reunions Issue" next Friday (Oct. 25) and it will feature ten classic TV and movie casts reuniting! ABC's Good Morning America has started previewing each reunion as of Wednesday. First up, GMA showed the cast of the hit Julia Roberts film Mystic Pizza reuniting! Yesterday GMA brought us Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers of the '80s TV drama Hart to Hart reuniting and hosted by Parks and Recreation stars Amy Poehler and Adam Scott! Today GMA reunited the cast of the '70s family TV drama The Waltons! Good "morning" John Boy! Now those are just three of the ten featured on EW's "The Reunion Issue." Other classic casts reunited are: Boy Meets World, Frasier, The X-Files, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, School of Rock, Do the Right Thing and Wicked. Watch for more of these on Good Morning America airing next week! But if you can't wait until then or can't wait to pick up the issue itself next Friday, you can look at some of the cast pictures, both then and now!

So if you're missing Mulder and Scully and can't cope without Cory and Topanga, Entertainment Weekly has you covered with the fourth annual Reunions Issue. The casts have reassembled to chat about their iconic characters and swap stories about life on the set. And that's not all! Fans of Frasier, Mystic Pizza, or The X-Files can even purchase one of three special collector's edition covers.


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 Oct. 21-25, 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, October 21, 2013
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Watch Alec on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He is also a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kevin Connolly (Entourage/Unhappily Ever After) - Kevin visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. He will also be on Good Day NY on WNYW-Fox5 between 7-9am.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He will also be on CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Tune in to see Soleil on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie chats on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Angela is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings. It will be rebroadcast on Tuesday at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. drops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • The Cast of Frasier - The cast of Frasier will reunite on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Tune in to see Alyssa on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. She will also be on Sirius / XM Satellite Radio.
  • Debra Messing and Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Debra and Eric reunite on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings. They will also be on Daily Shot with Ali Wentworth on Yahoo.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • The Cast of Boy Meets World) - The cast of Boy Meets World will reunite on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Watch Megan on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on The Aresenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun) - John discusses his new children's book, Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo, on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He will also be New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm ET (tentative).
  • The Cast of The Middle - The cast of The Middle celebrates the show's 100th episode on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. They will later appear on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. It's a "Heck" of a great time, when the whole Heck family—aka, the cast of ABC's hit comedy The Middle, Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer visit and cook with Iron Chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Ted and the cast of CSI celebrate the show's 300th episode on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. Ted will also be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. talks about his new game show on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha dishes about the new season of For Better or Worse on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on HuffPost Live.
  • Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/McHale's Navy) - Gavin talks about his book, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith & Life, on NBC's Today between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
  • Robin Williams (The Crazy Ones/Mork & Mindy) - Catch Robin on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace/Breaking In) - Megan drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Let's Stay Together/Sparks) - Kym chats on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game/The Steve Harvey Show) - Wendy appears on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings. It will be rebroadcast on Friday at 12pm on Hallmark Channel.
  • Mike O'Malley (Welcome to the Family/Yes, Dear) - Mike visits The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Letscher (Joey/Good Morning, Miami/Almost Perfect) - Matt is a guest on New York Live on WNBC at 12:30pm ET.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun) - John discusses his new children's book, Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo, on Good Day NY on WNYW-Fox5 between 7-9am.
  • Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/McHale's Navy) - Gavin talks about his book, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith & Life, in NYC on Good Day NY between 7-9am on WNYW-Fox5.
Friday, October 25, 2013
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Watch Wanda on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men) - Kal is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney guest hosts a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife) - Malin chats about Trophy Wife on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Josh Charles (Sports Night) - Josh stops by CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan is in the house on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about his career and latest film news on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mary Steenburgen (Ink) - Mary appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell - Elizabeth and her Dancing with the Stars partner Val Chmerkovskiy are guests on The Ellen DeGeners Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/McHale's Navy) - Gavin talks about his new memoir, This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith & Life, on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, December 7

The Conners - "The Dog Days of Christmas" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The holidays are approaching and Dan meets his mother-in-law for the first time. Elsewhere, Darlene helps Becky with a parenting problem.

The Golbergs - "Worst Grinch Ever" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sleigh bells are ringing! When Erica buys a festive baby toy, Beverly goes full on Grinch in an attempt to steal Christmas. Meanwhile, Adam discovers some surprising information about Brea, and the JTP host their first holiday party.

Abbott Elementary - "Holiday Hookah" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
On the last day of school before winter break, Janine is convinced by her friend to go to a popular Hookah Club where she runs into unexpected colleagues. Elsewhere, Jacob crashes Barbara and Melissa’s traditional holiday dinner and in the process begins to learn the true meaning of Christmas.

Home Economics - "Santa Suit Rental, $25 Per Day" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The most wonderful time of the year brings some unforeseen financial troubles for one member of the Hayworth family. With the help of the entire brood and some holiday magic, the Hayworths are reminded that there’s nothing better than being home for the holidays.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Mr. Bills" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Curtis throws a fit about all the money he and Ella are spending, he implements drastic cost-cutting measures; things backfire when Ella follows his direction and begins cutting back on the things he enjoys.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Fight the Power" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Phillip has been very responsible and begs to drive Jeremy's new car; Jeremy gives him the opportunity to drive, Philip wrecks Jeremy's new car after a night out with his friends.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Wednesday, December 7

  • Will Ferrell (The Office/The Oblongs) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil Rel appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lisa Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary/Emeril/Life's Work/My Wildest Dreams) - Lisa will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Zoey Deutch (The Suite Life on Deck) - Zoey gives details on the new movie Something from Tiffany's on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy dishes on how she's gearing up for the holidays with her two young children, her new book studio and more on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Don Cheadle (The Wonder Years/Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don will be on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi sits down with Sherri to discuss her new holiday movie, A New Orleans Noel, book, Two Old Broads and her LEGENDARY Christmas sweater line on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Judy Greer (Reboot/Kidding/Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided) - Judy talks about Reboot on E! News on E! at 11:30pm.
  • Liza Lapira (9JKL/Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life/Super Fun Night/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23/Traffic Light) - Liza is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:40am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September-December)

Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Ghosts - Season One The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

09/06 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/20 - Kim's Convenience - The Complete Series
09/27 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Five / The Complete Season Six
10/04 - Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
10/04 - The Munsters - Marineland Carnival with The Munsters TV Cast
10/18 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season
11/08 - Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/08 - Young Rock - Season Two (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/15 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven / The Complete Season Eight
11/22 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/29 - Ghosts - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
12/06 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - 70th Anniversary Ultimate Christmas Collection
12/13 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season
12/13 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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12/01 - Apple TV+ Announces Premiere Date for Shrinking; Disney Producing Animated Sitcom
11/30 - That '90s Show Premieres Jan. 19; The CW Midseason 2023 Schedule
11/29 - Master Minds Returns Jan. 9 on Game Show Network; Remembering Sons & Daughters Co-Creator Nick Holly, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Ron Masak and Others We Recently Lost
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11/21 - Letterkenny Returns for Season 11 on Hulu; The White Lotus Season 3 Ordered
11/20 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 21, 2022)
11/19 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Vicki Lawrence to Guest Star in Call Me Kat; Grey's Anatomy Gets a Little Less Grey
11/18 - Bounce Orders New Sitcom for Spring 2023; Remembering Hogan's Heroes Star Robert Clary, The Bob Newhart Show and Taxi Co-Creator David Davis, and Head of the Class Co-Creator Richard Eustis
11/17 - MeTV's A Very Merry MeTV Schedule; HBO Max's Sort Of Returns Dec. 1
11/16 - Comedic Stars Line Up for Baking It Holiday Special; Atsuko Okatsuka Gets First HBO Special
11/15 - CBS Midseason 2023 Schedule; Oprah Interviews Abbott Elementary Megastar
11/14 - Netflix Books Sebastian Maniscalco Comedy Special; Hallmark Channel Signs Hunter King for Movies
11/13 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 14, 2022)
11/12 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Midseason Premiere Dates Set for Reboots of 80s Classics; Abbott Elementary Still Strong in Ratings
11/11 - Chris Rock Live Comedy Special Set for Netflix; Hulu Renews This Fool for Season 2
11/10 - Fox Orders New Animated Comedy for 2024; Netflix Picks Up Reggaeton Comedy Neon
11/09 - NBC Midseason 2023 Schedule; Apple TV+ Renews Bad Sisters for Season 2
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11/07 - Showtime and Paramount Network Set Simultaneous Premiere; Jeff Dunham's New Comedy Central Special