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, October 20

The Goldbergs - "An Itch Like No Other" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With Beverly’s encouragement, Mr. Glascott moves in next door to the Goldbergs and slowly goes from friendly neighbor to cluelessly intrusive. Adam and Murray become increasingly disgruntled while Beverly comes up with a plan to occupy Mr. Glascott’s time with a new friend, Mr. Woodburn. Meanwhile, Barry lands in urgent care with a case of poison ivy in a compromising area – his rear end. Erica and Geoff are called to task to take care of Barry and his ridiculous demands – inadvertently testing their parenting skills and patience with one another.

The Wonder Years - "The Lock In" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dean is reluctant to attend the annual church lock-in until Kim tells him it’s where she got her first kiss. He enlists his friends to help him pair up with Keisa, but his plans are thwarted when he instead gets paired up with the pastor’s daughter, Charlene.

The Conners - "Trucking Live in Front of a Fully Vaccinated Studio Audience -- East Coast" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lights, Camera, Action: “The Conners” is going live for both the East and West Coast broadcasts of the season four premiere episode. This iconic TV family continues to deal with the current pandemic while navigating breakups and newfound sobriety, all while planning an upcoming wedding.

Home Economics - "Giant Jenga, $120" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tom spirals when Connor dates a woman who broke his heart at summer camp. Then, family game night becomes an all-or-nothing competition between Marina and Denise.

Superstar - "Robin Williams" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The new episode recounts his life through Robin Williams’ own voice, describing “the spark of madness” which defined his life. From his early days in the San Francisco Bay Area comedy scene to his meteoric rise on “Mork & Mindy,” the one-hour special explores the experiences that made Williams into a one-of-a-kind talent and reveals what gave voice to the characters in his mind. It also chronicles the creative force driving critically acclaimed films like “Good Will Hunting” and “Dead Poets Society,” as well as fan favorites such as “Aladdin.” The special explores his personal struggles, including substance abuse and depression, and his battle with Lewy Body Dementia before his tragic death in 2014. “Superstar: Robin Williams” features interviews with famous comedians and actors who knew and admired Williams, including Margaret Cho, Howie Mandel, Lewis Black, Jimmie Walker, Paula Poundstone, Gina Hecht and Pauly Shore, as well as Barry Levinson, director of multiple films starring Williams including “Good Morning, Vietnam.” The program also contains interviews with Williams from the ABC News archives, in which he opens up about his life and the highs and lows of his distinguished career.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Wednesday, October 20

  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Watch Rami on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Foxx (Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!/The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra talks about her latest project: how self-care can change the world on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) and Clint Howard (Gung Ho) - Ron and Clint discuss their new book, The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family, on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Sedaris (No Activity/BoJack Horseman/Strangers with Candy) - It's a TV exclusive with sister and brother duo Amy and David Sedaris appearing together for the first time on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy talks about FBI on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • David Eigenberg (Sex and the City) - David talks about NBC's Chicago Fire on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick talks about Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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