Friday, August 01, 2014

Nick Picks Up High School Comedy; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 4, 2014)

100 Things to Do Before High School

Continuing to build on its pipeline of creator-driven, comedy-focused content, Nickelodeon announced a 26-episode order of 100 Things to Do Before High School, a new live-action comedy series from Big Time Rush creator and executive producer Scott Fellows. The half-hour, single-camera series follows three best friends as they navigate the highs and lows of middle school, with the help of a bucket list of adventures that help them overcome class cliques, terrifying bullies and clueless teachers. The series will begin production this fall in Los Angeles. 100 Things to Do Before High School will join Nick's robust, live-action slate that features recently announced series Henry Danger, which follows a 13-year-old boy who lands a part-time job as the sidekick-in-training to a superhero; Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, centering on the Harper quadruplets who have only two things in common -- their parents and their birthday; and Bella and the Bulldogs which follows a perky head cheerleader whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she becomes the new quarterback for her school team. Henry Danger and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn will premiere this September.


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 August 4-8, 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, August 3, 2014

    Brandy (The Game/Moesha) - Brandy will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 9pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, August 4, 2014
  • Damon Wayans, Jr. (New Girl/Happy Endings) and Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Watch the stars of Let's Be Cops on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Josh Meyers (That '70s Show) - Josh visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/Family Tools) - Leah is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ryan Stiles (The Drew Carey Show) - Ryan appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • McKaley Miller (Partners) - McKaley visits The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep) - Matt talks about his new film Into the Storm on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He will also be on SI Now at 1pm.
  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Julie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
  • Ted Danson (Cheers/Becker) - Catch Ted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman) - Mary visits on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/Bent) - J.B. appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/Hot Properties/The Knights of Prosperity) - Sofia is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Megan chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also talks about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Laura Prepon (That '70s Show/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Laura joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Roseanne drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew makes bacon, beer and Worcestershire onion soup on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Don Cheadle (The Golden Palace) - Don appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever) - Jessica and Lennon are guests on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami) - Mark is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Duplass (The League) - Mark stops by SI Now at 1pm.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
  • Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Watch Megan on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Partners/Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey appears on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron is part of the guest panel on Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Lizzy Caplan (The Class/Party Down) - Lizzy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mark-Paul is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. Mark-Paul and Breckin Meyer talk about Franklin & Bash on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covery (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement) - Tune in to see Wendi on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jaime Pressly (Jennifer Falls/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby/Malcolm-Jamal Warner) - Malcolm-Jamal will be a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Catch Will on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - Jason appears on a repeat of The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Breckin Meyer (Married to the Kellys/Inside Schwartz) - Breckin is a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Giovanni Ribisi (Dads/My Two Dads) - Giovanni appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Megan continues to make the rounds on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Nia Long (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/The Cleveland Show) - Tune in to see Nia on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry appears on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement) - Wendi is a guest on a repeat of The Arsenio Hall Show, so check your local listings.
  • Pamela Anderson (Stacked) - Pamela appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Duffy (Step by Step/Welcome to Sweden) - Patrick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided and Nat Faxon (Married/Ben & Kate) - The stars of FX's Married are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nikki DeLoach (Awkward) - Nikki is a guest on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Betty White (Hot in Cleveland/The Golden Girls/The Mary Tyler Moore Show) - Betty is a guest on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Friday, August 8, 2014
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He is also part of the guest panel on a repeat of Chelsea Lately on E! at 11pm.
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Arrested Development) - Will is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Megan appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Partners/Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami) - Mark drops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Paulo Costanzo (Joey) - Paulo will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Sarah Lancaster (Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Sarah talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Looking for Mr. Right on a repeat of Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry and comic George Wallace appear on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, July 27

The Goldbergs - "Couple Off" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Barry and Joanne crash Erica and Geoff’s peaceful weekend camping trip, they end up in a competition to see who is the better couple, causing some unexpected shifts in relationships. After learning that Brea thinks Adam has an easy, privileged life, Adam seeks to prove her wrong by getting a job but quickly learns she might be right.

Home Economics - "Mermaid Taffeta Wedding Dress, $1,999" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Hayworth family is invited to the wedding of longtime family friend Spags. When Connor enlists Tom’s help to write and re-write a wedding toast, things take an unexpected turn between the brothers. Sarah realizes Denise is upset they never had a real wedding, while Marina meticulously plans her drinking schedule for a night out without the kids.

The Conners - "Promotions, Podcasts and Magic Tea" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene earns a promotion at Wellman Plastics, while Ben decides on a new career path. Meanwhile, Jackie tries an herbal tea leading to an emotional revelation.

black-ish - "Our Wedding Dre" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pops and Ruby are getting re-married! And Dre’s intimate wedding plans go awry when Pops’ brother, Uncle Norman, shows up unexpectedly for the festivities. Meanwhile, Ruby refuses Bow’s offer to help with preparations until an unanticipated situation gives her an opening to save the big day.

Miracle Workers - "Oregon Trail: Hunting Party" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Ezekiel signs up for a buffalo hunting expedition to prove his manhood. Meanwhile, Benny teaches Prudence how to be a bandit.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 26)

Tuesday, July 27

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dwayne Johnson (Young Rock) - Dwayne appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jake Johnson (Hoops/New Girl) - Jake will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Megan Fox (Hope & Faith) - Megan appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Funches (Final Space/Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On) - Laura talks about HBO Max's Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020, a special based on the social media movement she started giving students whose spring musicals were cancelled due to the pandemic the opportunity to perform, on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail talks about Stillwater on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. talks about ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
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