Friday, June 13, 2014

Fox Drops Reality Shows, Brings Back Sitcom Repeats; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 16, 2014)

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Fox has dropped its original reality series line-up for Tuesdays effective immediately. Reality series Riot and I Wanna Marry "Harry" both struggled badly in the ratings. Only 4 episodes each of both series aired, with 4 episodes remain left to air for both. All of the unaired episodes of I Wanna Marry "Harry" will be made available for early preview via Fox.com, Fox On Demand, FOX NOW and Hulu starting this afternoon PT, June 13. No word on if Fox will do the same for Riot. Beginning Tuesday, June 17, Fox will air repeats of comedies that will represent the Tuesday night lineup through the remainder of the summer. Repeats of Family Guy will lead it off at 8pm, followed by freshman comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine at 8:30pm, New Girl at 9 and The Mindy Project rounds the night out at 9:30pm. That's all for now, but enjoy the return of comedies on Fox Tuesday for the rest of the summer.


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 June 16-20, 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!

Sunday, June 15, 2014

  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night at 7:00pm/6:00pm ET/CT and following the NBA Game on the West Coast on ABC.
Monday, June 16, 2014
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Watch Whitney on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - Henry 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 is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. He can be heard on The Covino & Rich Show on SiriusXM Indie 104 between 12pm-3pm.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - The Divine Miss M dishes and takes audience questions on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda talks about Last Man Standing on NBC's Today between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Jonathan Sadowski (Young & Hungry/S#*! My Dad Says) - Jonathan is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole talks about new role in Murder in the First on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) - Yvette joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Sara Gilbert (Roseeanne/The Big Bang Theory/Bad Teacher) - Sara and the rest of the cast of The Talk are guests on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
  • Kevin Hart (Undeclared/The Big House) - Catch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon visits The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Carol Leifer (Alright Already) - Carol is a guest on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on Katie, so check your local listings. He can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Radio Channel 106 between 7-10am.
  • Jerry Ferrara (Entourage) - Jerry can be heard on The Covino & Rich Show on SiriusXM Indie 104 between 12pm-3pm.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny talks about her film Obvious Child on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on HuffPost Live.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) - Candace guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon stops by to talk about his new movie on 106 & Park on BET at 6pm. He will also be on HuffPost Live.
  • Zendaya (Shake It Up) - Zendaya is a guest on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel in the 8:30am hour.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
  • Ellie Kemper (The Office) - Watch Ellie on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kevin Hart (Undeclared/The Big House) - Kevin stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm. He is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Jason visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry Ferrara (Entourage) - Jerry drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He can be heard on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars Radio Channel 106 between 7-10am. Finally, he will be on SI Now at 1pm.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds) - Connie shares her beauty secrets and reveals her #1 karaoke song on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Romany Malco (Weeds) - Romany can be heard on The Covino & Rich Show on SiriusXM Indie 104 between 12pm-3pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) - Candace guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia creates a mouthwatering crab dish on joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show at 1am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Steve Byrne (Sullivan & Son) - Steve will be on SI Now at 1pm.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about the Wayans's Brothers Comedy Tour and Funniest Wins on NBC's Today between 7-9am.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
  • George Lopez (Saint George/George Lopez) - Catch George on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Spin City) - Jennifer is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Kevin Hart (Undeclared/The Big House) - Kevin continues to make the rounds on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon valley) - Kumail appears on a repeat of The Pete Holmes Show at midnight on TBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe appears on a repeat of Bethenny, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole chats on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Reno 911!) - Niecy is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rhea Perlman (Kirstie/Cheers) - Rhea appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show at 1am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show at 1am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) - Chris is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Will Sasso (Less Than Perfect) - Will appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
Friday, June 20, 2014
  • Laura Prepon (That '70s Show/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Watch Laura on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Swoosie Kurtz (Mike & Molly/Love, Sidney) - Swoosie discusses her new book (Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family) on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Kat and Beth are guests on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Byrne (Sullivan & Son) - Steve appears on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jodi Long (Sullivan & Son) - Jodi talks about the new season of Sullivan & Son on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Hart, Romany Malco and Jerry Ferrara - The cast of Think Like a Man Too will be guests on The Steve Harvey Show, so check your local listings.
  • Charles S. Dutton (Roc), Tatyana Ali (Love That Girl!/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) and Brad James (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse) - They will talk about the new UP movie Come Back Dad on Arise TV at 3pm.
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Wednesday, June 19

The Conners - "When Sisters Collide and the Return of the Grifters" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene crashes Mark’s college trivia night to prove how smart she is. Elsewhere, Neville finds out the money he loaned Dan was used for something other than its intended purpose.

The Conners - "Hanging in Dorms With Boys and the Secret Life of Men" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene urges Ben to make some male friends as he feels anxious about turning 50. Elsewhere, Mark asks Harris to buy him and his friends beer for their dorm room.

Abbott Elementary - "Career Day Part 1" / "Career Day Part 2" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s a new year at Abbott Elementary, and Janine is as eager as ever. She plans a district-wide initiative – Career Day – and is anxious for it to be a success. Meanwhile, Ava has a new approach to her job, and Melissa is asked a surprising question.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Wednesday, June 19

  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Watch Dakota on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Mr. Corman/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear/Girls) - Ebon is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (The Bear/Indebted/Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is a guest on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Austin Butler (Ruby & the Rockits/Zoey 101/Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) - Austin talks about The Bikeriders on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am.
  • Joe Manganiello (How I Met Your Mother) - Joe chats about hosting the new Deal or No Deal Island on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling is joining Drew and telling her all about receiving his first Oscar nomination, his most surreal moment on the red carpet and raising his two sons on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore ShoW, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is joining Drew and telling her all about being a mom to a three-year-old and her new comedy special Seasoned Professional on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Teri Hatcher (The Odd Couple/Sunday Dinner/Karen's Song/The Love Boat) - Teri talks about Lifetime's The Killer Inside: The Ruth Finley Story on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael discusses hosting NFL Honors and book, The History of Sketch Comedy: A Journey through the Art and Craft of Humor, on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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