Friday, November 15, 2013

Antenna TV Spends Thanksgiving with I Dream of Jeannie & More Sitcoms; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 18, 2013)

I Dream of Jeannie Marathon on Thanksgiving Day

Making a wish on a turkey wishbone and Dreaming of Jeannie? This Thanksgiving, Antenna TV will air a 27-hour I Dream of Jeannie marathon beginning at Midnight ET on Thursday, Nov. 28. Antenna TV, which airs on 83 affiliates across the U.S. reaching 67% of TV households, will air 54 back-to-back episodes of Jeannie starring Barbara Eden. BUT before that on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday Nov. 27, Antenna TV will run a cornucopia of Thanksgiving themed episodes of your favorite sitcoms: Father Knows Best, Bachelor Father, Hazel, Bewitched, All in the Family, Good Times, WKRP in Cincinnati, Diff'rent Strokes, Married...with Children and The Nanny from 5pm ET to Midnight, followed by a 27-hour I Dream of Jeannie marathon on Thanksgiving Day. The WKRP in Cincinnati Thanksgiving episode will air not once, not twice or even three times, but FOUR times in primetime from 8-10pm ET!

And finally, I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden has shared a special message for fans: "Thankful for Jeannie? Well, I must say, I am thankful for all the wonderful fans and viewers who have continued to show their love for a fun little show like I Dream of Jeannie! Thank you so much! Your love and support truly mean the world to me and I am very, very thankful for all of you! Thank you to Antenna TV for helping keep the magic alive!"


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 Nov. 18-22, 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, November 18, 2013

  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Watch the legendary Mr. Cosby on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad CafĂ©) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC. She shows off her Thanksgiving recipes on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff is a guest on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi guest co-hosts The View all this week on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She will also discuss her new book, Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Tune in to see Zooey on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim is a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha guest co-hosts ABC's The Chew on Monday and Tuesday at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Catch Jennifer on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse appears 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. Finally, he will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show/Cosby/The Bill Cosby Show) - Bill is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Caveman) - Nick appears on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell) - Mario is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric challenges Rachael to a game of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell) - Elizabeth and her dancing partner Val Chmerkovskiy discuss their elimination from Dancing with the Stars on Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly discusses her family's personal journey with autism on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show) - Nia and Sanaa talk about The Best Man Holiday on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer continues to make the rounds on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. Finally, she will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Molly Shannon (Kath & Kim) - Molly chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Charles Esten (The Brian Benben Show/The Crew) - Charles is a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on Wednesday and Thursday, so check your local listings.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Catch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Happy Endings) - Adam appears on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Robin Williams (The Crazy Ones/Mork & Mindy) - Robin visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (The Office) - Ellie stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh wraps up his appearances this week on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show/Spin City/Family Ties) - Michael answers audience questions and reveals his Thanksgiving Day disasters on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Baio (See Dad Run/Charles in Charge/Happy Days) - Scott is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
Friday, November 22, 2013
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Jim on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) - Alan discusses his role in the new Hallmark Channel original movie, Let it Snow, on Home & Family at 10am on Hallmark Channel.
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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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