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 2

Young Sheldon - "The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon battles President Hagemeyer’s (Wendie Malick) mysterious boss over the university’s science requirements. Also, Mary discovers that Georgie is working at Meemaw’s illegal gambling room.

United States of Al - "Wisdom / Hikmat" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While Al is heavily medicated following surgery on his wisdom teeth, he mistakenly insults Art, forcing Riley to choose sides. Also, Lizzie tries to broker a peace among Art, Riley and Al.

Ghosts - "Alberta's Fan" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Alberta is thrilled when a super-fan of her music visits the mansion to learn more about her. Also, Thor convinces Hetty to go on a walk with him in hopes that it will spark a special memory.

B Positive - "A Camper, A Compass and a Cannoli" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Gina brings her dog Cannoli to the retirement home where he bonds with the seniors. Also, Drew prepares for his new life driving cross country in a camper van.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 29)

Thursday, December 2

  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Catch Nicole on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ana Gasteyer (American Auto/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) and Rachel Dratch (30 Rock) - Ana and Rachel are guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. They also talk about A Clüsterfünke Christmas on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself/Friends/Wild Oats) - Paul appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family/Townies) - Bill is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Glenn Howerton (It's Always Suny in Philadelphia/A.P. Bio/The Mindy Project) - Glenn appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Love, Inc.) - Holly will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Keaton (Report to Murphy/Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest co-hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Maya Erskine (PEN15/Casual/Betas) and Anna Konkle (PEN15) - Maya and Anna are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michel Urie (Younger/Partners) - Michael is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa talks about her book Life from Scratch on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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

Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Mom - The Eighth and Final Season Punky Brewster (1984-88) - The Complete Series (2021 Release) I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - The Honeymooners Specials - A Christmas Carol
11/02 - Mom - The Eighth and Final Season
11/02 - Punky Brewster - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
11/02 - Sex and the City - The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
11/09 - Saved by the Bell (2020) - Season One
11/09 - Younger - The Complete Series
11/16 - Kevin Can F*** Himself - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
11/23 - Dead Pixels - Seasons One and Two
11/30 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) (2021 Release) (Blu-ray)
12/07 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/07 - Rick & Morty - Season 5 (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray Limited Edition Steelbook)
12/14 - The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1 (Blu-ray)
12/14 - Letterkenny - Season 9
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