Friday, December 20, 2013

CBS Announces March 31, 2014 as HIMYM Series Finale Date; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 23, 2013)

How I Met Your Mother

After 208 episodes told over nine seasons, the story of how Ted Mosby ultimately meets his children's mother will conclude with a special one-hour series finale on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. The How I Met Your Mother finale will be followed immediately by the series premiere of the new comedy Friends With Better Lives from 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT). Following its special premiere after the How I Met Your Mother finale, Friends With Better Lives moves to its regular Monday at 8:30PM ET/PT) time period on April 7, 2014. Friends With Better Lives is about six friends at different stages in their lives - married, divorced, newly engaged and single - who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. As part of CBS's new Monday lineup, 2 Broke Girls will move again, this time to the 8:00 PM time period starting on April 14 to lead off the night's comedy block. Mike & Molly and Mom will continue to air in the 9:00 PM ET/PT hour.

How I Met Your Mother stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan and Cristin Milioti. Friends With Better Lives stars Kevin Connolly, Majandra Delfino, James Van Der Beek, Zoe Lister-Jones, Brooklyn Decker and Rick Donald.


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. 23-27, 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 23, 2013

  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Betsy Brandt (The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie guest co-hosts a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark creates the ultimate sub sandwich with Michael Symon on a repeat of The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Koechner (The Office) - David and Will Ferrell take us behind-the-scenes of their film, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on a repeat of Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family) - Vicki appears on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica visits The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer stops by ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Catch Craig on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Megan Hilty (Sean Saves the World) - Megan stops by The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) and Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show) - Nia and Sanaa talk about The Best Man Holiday on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Watch Kirstie on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Adam Pally (Happy Endings/The Mindy Project) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice chats on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Catch Bette on a repeat of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A.) - Scott is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie, Rob and Glenn are guests on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) - Tune in to see Melissa on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time)- Valerie appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) - Melissa chats on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Arsenio Hall (Arsenio) - Arsenio appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason stops by Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • George Lopez (George Lopez) - George is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirk Cameron (Growing Pains) - Kirk appears on a repeat of The Better Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 27, 2013
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Adam on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - Ariana is a musical guest on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC. She also appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida appears on a repeat of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37am on NBC.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?) - Terry is part of the guest panel on a repeat of Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911) - Niecy is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lenny Venito (The Neighbors/The Knights of Prosperity) - Lenny cooks breakfast with Mario Batali on a repeat of The Chew on ABC at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa appears on a repeat of The Better Show, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, December 1

Young Sheldon - "Four Hundred Cartons of Undeclared Cigarettes and a Niblingo" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
George Sr. bails Meemaw and Georgie out of jail. Also, Sheldon and Missy meet Mandy (Emily Osment), and Mary feels unwelcome at church.

Ghosts - "Possession" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Hetty accidentally possesses Jay’s body just as he and Sam are to about show Woodstone Mansion to a renowned wedding planner.

Welcome to Flatch - "Open House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Barb's first open house in Flatch draws all kinds of attention; Mandy displaces Father Joe as the Flatch advice giver; Kelley rises to the occasion as an up-and-coming real estate agent.

Call Me Kat - "Call Me Fancy Puffenstuff" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Kat's murder mystery-themed friendsgiving dinner isn't a crowdpleaser; Phil has a romantic dilemma; Kat tries to encourage Max's career ambitions, but she worries that he has a bigger problem.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 28)

Thursday, December 1

  • Don Cheadle (The Wonder Years/Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke makes a special guest appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun/The Girl with Something Extra) - Sally appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy talks new book imprint on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Alfred Molina (Angie Tribeca/Laides Man) - Alfred will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam (Tyler Perry's House of Payne/The Cosby Show) and Brad James (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse) - Keshia and her husband Brad discuss how they met on set, their decision to share freezing Keshia's eggs and being reunited on their new Lifetime film, Noel in New Orleans, on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken will be on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Freddie Prinze Jr. (Punky Brewster/Freddie) - Freddie is a guest on E! News on E! at 11:30pm.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) and Kate Flannery (The Office) - Jane and Kate discuss their Christmas cabaret tour and participate in a holiday-themed quiz on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Everett Scott (I'm Sorry) - Tom talks about NBC's Dolly Parton's Magic Mountian Christmas on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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

Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season Frasier - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Young Rock - Season Two (DVD) The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Seven Ghosts - Season One

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)
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