Friday, May 09, 2014

TV Land's Mother's Day Golden Girls Marathon; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 12, 2014)

The Golden Girls

Mama Mia, Sophia! Trying to figure out how to spend your Mother's Day? Well, TV Land has made that decision a little bit easier for you! TV Land's The Golden Girls Mother's Day marathon pays tribute to the mother of all mothers, Sophia Petrillo (played by Estelle Getty), the very entertaining but tough-love mom to Dorothy (Bea Arthur). Tune in for the Mom-athon event this Sunday, May 11 from 7pm-10pm ET/PT. TV Land kicks off The Golden Girls marathon fittingly with "Mother's Day," an episode where the girls reminisce about past Mother's Days as they wait for phone calls from their children. In another episode entitled "Two Rode Together," Dorothy (Bea Arthur) wants to spend some "quality" time with Sophia (Getty) so she takes her away for the weekend to Disney World. However, her attempts fail when a fed up Sophia storms out. Meanwhile, Rose (Betty White) and Blanche (Rue McClanahan) try their hand at writing children's stories. The marathon continues with "An Illegitimate Concern," where Dorothy and Sophia enter a mother-daughter pageant at Shady Pines as Sonny & Cher. Plus, stick around because there will be many more fan favorites that salute Sophia Petrillo. So, curl up on the couch with your mom and celebrate Mother's day with TV Land!


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 May 12-16, 2014, 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, May 12, 2014

  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Watch Louis on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office) - Angela stops by The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Will visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) and Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Eric and Jesse are guests on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. Eric will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local lisitngs.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/The Cleveland Show/Reno 911!) - Niecy is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly hosts the Plugged In panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Judge (King of the Hill/The Goode Family) - Mike is interviewed by Anthony Mason on CBS This Morning between 7-9am.
  • Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz) - Jason talks about the stories behind Beverly Hills 90210 and even his famous former roommate, Brad Pitt, on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Linda Lavin (Alice/Sean Saves the World) - Linda talks about the movie A Short History of Decay and the Broadway show Too Much Sun on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Sara Gilbert (Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Sara and the rest of the ladies of The Talk are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Catch Jim on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lennon Parnham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback/Web Therapy) - Lisa drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl appears on The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) - Casey is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Tune in to see Maya on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sean Hayes (Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debi Mazar (Entourage) - Debi can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Channel 106 between 7-10am.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark talks about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and family life with wife Jennifer Grey on Katie, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Harper (Rhoda/The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Valerie) - Valerie will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/The Cleveland Show/Reno 911!) - Niecy stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • New Girl and Cougar Town Showrunners - The showrunners of New Girl and Cougar Town will be guests on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Xosha Roquemore (The Mindy Project) - Xosha is a guest on HuffPost Live.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Watch Maya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz) - Jason is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm. He will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Let's Stay Together/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym visits The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by to sell a treasure from The Middle on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo talks about her book (It Ain't Over... Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age) on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Heather Graham (Californication/Emily's Reasons Why Not) - Heather joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Hal Linden (Barney Miller/The Boys Are Back) - Hal will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York at 9:20am.
  • Jessica St. Clair (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/In the Motherhood) - Jessica is a guest on Katie, so check your local listings.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
  • Thomas Haden Church (Wings) - Catch Thomas on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office) - Craig is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jenna Elfman (Growing Up Fisher/1600 Penn/Dharma & Greg) - Tune in to see Jenna on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bianca Kajlich (Rules of Engagement) - Bianca appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya continues to make the rounds on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (How to Make It in America/Miss Match) - Lake visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also talk about Million Dollar Arm on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Toni Collette (United States of Tara) - Toni will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Minnie Driver (About a Boy) - Minnie is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Bell Bundy (Anger Management) - Laura can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Channel 106 between 7-10am.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - The newly engaged Jenny gets 60 seconds to say anything she wants on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi talks about the addiction she's battled for 50 years on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Benz (Hi Honey, I'm Home/Payne) - Julie will be on The Couch on WLNY 10/55 in New York between 7-9am.
Friday, May 16, 2014
  • Giovanni Ribisi (Dads/Davis Rules/My Two Dads) - Watch Giovanni on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/One of the Boys) - Nathan drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sophia Vergara (Modern Family/Hot Properties/The Knights of Prosperity) - Sophia is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lake Bell (How to Make It in America/Miss Match) - Lake is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade - Marilu discusses her guest-starring role on the Hallmark Channel Original Series, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/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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