Friday, January 30, 2015

Amazon Adds New Comedy Catastrophe; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 2, 2015)

Catastrophe - Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan

Amazon Studios, known for television series such as multi-Golden Globe winning comedy Transparent, and comedy Mozart in the Jungle, has now added hit comedy Catastrophe to its line-up of Amazon Original Series available exclusively on Prime Instant Video, for Prime members to enjoy at no additional cost to their membership. Written by U.S. comedian and bestselling author, Rob Delaney, and award-winning actress, Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe is a half-hour comedy set in London about an Irish woman and American man struggling to start a relationship after their clumsy lust leads to pregnancy. Already a critical hit in the UK, Catastrophe is an Avalon Television production with co-producers Birdbath Productions and Merman. The series will be available exclusively for Prime members in the U.S. this spring and will come to Prime Instant Video in the UK later this year.


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 Feb. 2-6, 2015, 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, February 2, 2015

  • Sean Hayes (The Millers/Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean guest co-hosts The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Seth Morris (The Hotwives of Orlando/Go On/Happy Endings) - Seth appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/Tom/The Tom Show) - Tom is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon appears on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET. He also talks about his new film We'll Never Have Paris on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Peet (Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Josh Segarra (Sirens) - Josh talks about USA Network's Sirens on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gregory Harrison (Joey/The Family Man) - Gregory gives a look at his new Hallmark Channel original movie Cloudy with a Chance of Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall discusses his new ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat on HuffPost Live at 4:40pm. Fresh Off the Boat premieres on ABC on February 4 at 8:30pm and 9:30pm ET/PT.
  • Michael Ian Black (Burning Love/Ed) - Michael is a guest on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea discusses the Super Bowl on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is part of the guest panel on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) - Barry talks about his new show A Very Barry Branson on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings. A Very Barry Branson premieres on GAC on February 5.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen) - Catch Ellen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mila Kunis (That '70s Show/Family Guy) - Mila is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sean Hayes (The Millers/Sean Saves the World/Will & Grace) - Sean guest co-hosts The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Rash (Community) - Jim stops by The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Simon continues to make the rounds on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Roy Wood, Jr. (Sullivan & Son) - Roy appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project) - Mark and his brother Jay are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Hosea Chanchez (The Game/For Your Love) and Coby Bell (The Game) - Hosea and Coby are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Randall Park and Hudson Yang (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall talks about Fresh Off the Boat on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Randall and Hudson chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Randall also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. Fresh Off the Boat premieres on ABC on February 4 at 8:30pm and 9:30pm ET/PT.
  • Stacey Dash (Clueless) - Stacey talks about her upcoming Hallmark Channel original movie Cloudy with a Chance of Love on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) - Barry shares info about his reality series A Very Barry Branson on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. A Very Barry Branson premieres on GAC on February 5.
  • Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) - Jason is a guest on Morning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am. He also talks about his new Amazon pilot Cocked, his past roles and what's in store for the future on HuffPost Live at 1:30pm.
  • Busy Phillips (Cougar Town) - Busy joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Watch Carl on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Matt Braunger (Up All Night) - Matt is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Maz Jobrani (Better Off Ted/The Knights of Prosperity) - Maz appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mila Kunis (That '70s Show/Family Guy) - Mila visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Hopkins (Cougar Town) - Josh stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David discusses the book Holy Cow on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. talks about the new season of Four Courses with J.B. Smoove and MSG's Garden of Laughs comedy show on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. He will also be on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland/Just Shoot Me!) and Jane Leeves (Hot in Cleveland/Frasier) - Wendie and Jane are guests on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri will be on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent/Arrested Development/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeffrey, Transparent's creator Jill Soloway and Amazon's Jeff Bezos discuss Transparent on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joshua Malina (Sports Night) - Joshua is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) - Barry discusses his new musical variety series A Very Barry Branson on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on HuffPost Live at 4:00pm. A Very Barry Branson premieres on GAC on February 5.
  • Rosie O'Donnell (Gimme a Break!) - Rosie is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jonathan Banks (Fired Up) - Jonathan appears on NewsNation on CNBC at 11am.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men) - Jenny is a guest on People Now.
  • Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) - Jason talks about his Amazon pilot Cocked on SI Now.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Catch Will on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin drops by The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) - Jemaine appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy talks about the final season of Cougar Town on Wake Up with Taylor on SiriusXM Stars ch. 109 sometime between 6-9am.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) - Jason stops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings. He will also be on MOrning Joe on MSNBC sometime between 6-9am.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa appears on The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 3am on BET.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jonathan Banks (Fired Up) and Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley) - Jonathan and Michael talk about AMC's Better Call Saul on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET and on HuffPost Live at 3:00pm.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena is a guest on ABC's Good Morning Ameirca sometime between 7-9am.
  • Laura Marano (Austin & Ally/Back to You) - Laura appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Friday, February 6, 2015
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Watch Stephen on The Late Late Show at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Romeo Miller (Romeo!) - Romeo is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island) - Steve Harvey sets up Dawn on a date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 25

The Conners - "Bad Dads and Grads" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dan starts to bond with his younger half-brother (guest star Noel Fisher), but he can’t get over the fact that their father paid for Ed Jr.’s college education, something he refused to do for Dan. Jackie hits it off with a fun married couple (guest stars and real-life husband and wife Clark Gregg and Jennifer Grey), so much so that they “invite” her into their relationship. Harris and Mark do not react well to the news that Darlene is trying to have a baby with Ben.

Bless This Mess - "Völsung and the Beef Boy" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When faced with choosing between meat judging (his dad Beau’s preference) or playing music (his shared bond with Mike), Jacob realizes he must figure out what his passions are on his own. Meanwhile, Rio takes driving lessons from Kay, but their friendship hits a bump in the road when Kay learns that Rio has secretly been getting lessons from other townspeople.

mixed-ish - "Say Hello, Wave Goodbye" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Johnsons welcome an African American family that has just moved into their mostly white neighborhood. Santamonica doesn’t get along with the new neighbor’s daughter, until she gives Santamonica attitude. Meanwhile, Rainbow is excited to celebrate her one-month anniversary with Bryce, but he tells her some devastating news.

black-ish - "You Don't Know Jack" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Jack joins the robotics club and Dre worries it might be a detrimental failure for him after already being cut from the basketball team. Ruby embellishes a story for Diane’s school project.

Schitt's Creek - "The Presidential Suite" (Pop, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Johnny and Moira spend a night at the presidential suite in the new motel, while Alexis receives a surprise visitor.

Miracle Workers: Dark Ages - "Dark Ages: Holiday" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Al and Prince Chauncley struggle to deal with their families over the holidays.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 24)

Tuesday, February 25

  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Catch Nick on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He also talks about The Voice on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/I Married Dora) - Juliette drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Adam Pally (Indebted/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. He will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Karen appears on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tommy Davidson (Between Brothers) - Tommy is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse stops by The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Big Day) - Leslie is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Chris Spencer (Significant Others) - Chris appears on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about Frozen 2 on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.


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