Friday, November 29, 2013

MeTV Network Acquires Wonder Woman in December; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 2, 2013)

Wonder Woman on Me-TV

The MeTV Network is making the holiday season for classic television fans even more wonderful time of year... with the launch of Wonder Woman! The popular series starring Lynda Carter joins the MeTV Sci-Fi Saturday Night line-up at 8|7c on Saturday, December 28, 2013. All 60 episodes of the original 1970's TV series will be shown on MeTV beginning with a special airing of the pilot episode at 8|7c on Friday, December 27 leading into the series premiere the following day. As a result of the addition, Lost in Space will move to Saturday nights at 12|11c on MeTV effective Saturday, December 28.

Wonder Woman will have the '60s classic Batman as its lead-in at 7|6c. Since Lost in Space is moving to midnight, this will mean Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea will be off the line-up for now. The addition of Wonder Woman is the second acquisition announcement in a week, with H.R. Pufnstuf and Land of the Lost being previewed tonight before officially being added to the schedule on Dec. 28 (the same day as Wonder Woman). Stay with us for continued updates if MeTV adds anything else in the new year!


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 Dec. 2-6, 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, December 2, 2013

  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Watch Anna on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - The legendary Ms. White is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Chris D'Elia (Whitney) - Chris visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • John Ratzenberger (Cheers) - John drops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh plays a snowman in the newest holiday hit, Frozen, so he's challenged to a game of Frozen Shot Chocolate on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin (My Wife and Kids/Martin/Rita Rocks) - Tune in to see Tisha on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debby Ryan (Jessie) - Debby will be on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole appears on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Richards (Hello, Larry) - Kim is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa chats on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Catch Ray on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jayma Mays (The Millers) - Jayma appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Arrested Development) - Will visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show/Spin City/Family Ties) - Michael is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • The Cast of Kirstie - The cast of TV Land's Kirstie stars Kirstie Alley, Rhea Pearlman and Michael Richards take us behind-the-scenes on their new show and what it's like to work together on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife) - Malin will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Watch Woody on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Eric AndrĂ© (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa stops by The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie cooks with co-host Clinton Kelly as the co-hosts dish up recipes reminiscent of their holidays as children, personal favorites from past decades on The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve chats with Rach at the kitchen table and dishes out super-funny stories from his own family on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa talks about what she's working on now and her every day workout tips for busy moms on Katie, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Catch Jennifer on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Chelsea is a guest on The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John stops by NBC's Today between 7-9am.
Friday, December 6, 2013
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Watch Johnny on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny and Mara Wilson talk about Matilda on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne) - John will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • He also chats about the new film Inside Llewyn Davis on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/Hot Properties/The Knights of Prosperity) - Sofia dresses audience members in looks from Kmart on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Conway (McHale's Navy/Rango) - Tim will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, December 5

Young Sheldon - "A Party Invitation, Football Grapes and an Earth Chicken" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mary gets Pastor Jeff involved when Sheldon isn’t invited to Billy’s birthday party. Also, George Sr. has “male-bonding time” with Dr. Sturgis.

The Unicorn - "No Pressure" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Wade pretends to be dating Caroline (Betsy Brandt) to avoid being set up on blind dates by Delia. Also, Ben and Michelle throw an anniversary party for themselves, but have issues with the catering.

Mom - "Tuna Florentine and a Clean Handoff" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy and the ladies rally around Tammy when she has trouble adjusting to early release from parole. Also, Bonnie is disappointed when her perfect birthday gift for Adam gets a lukewarm response.

Carol's Second Act - "Therapy Dogs" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As the hospital hosts therapy dogs to help care for their patients, Carol helps Lexie when the emotional burden of being a doctor becomes too “ruff."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 2)

Thursday, December 5

  • Sam Rockwell (F Is for Family) - Catch Sam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (Trial and Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Casey Wilson (The Hotwives/Marry Me/Happy Endings), Nico Santos (Superstore) and Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Casey, Nico and Chris are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor) - Lea appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She talks about Same Time Next Christmas on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial and Error/Kristin) - Kristin talks about Hallmark Channel's A Christmas Love Story on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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11/18 - The Guest Book - Season Two
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
12/03 - The Simpsons - The Nineteenth Season
12/03 - The Simpsons - Seasons 1-20: Limited Collector's Set
12/10 - Family Guy - Season Seventeen
12/17 - Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season
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