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

Thursday, August 18

Young Sheldon - "Money Laundering and a Cascade of Hormones" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Missy asks some uncomfortable questions at church, and Meemaw and Georgie go into business together. Bill Fagerbakke returns as Officer Jake.

Ghosts - "Jay's Sister" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jay’s sister, Bela (Punam Patel), comes to visit Sam and Jay after being dumped by her boyfriend, they’re shocked to discover that she’s communicating with someone they know on a dating app.

Welcome to Flatch - "The Devil's Backbone" / "On the Hooky" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
To increase their social media following, Kelly and Shrub plan to record a surprise reunion with Father Joe and another former member of his religious boy band; Shrub gets a new job detailing cars; Cheryl and Mandy bond over a day of playing hooky.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 15)

Thursday, August 18

  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste (The Good Place/Love/Downward Dog) - Catch Kirby on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nicole Byer (Grand Crew/Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Rhea Seehorn (Whitney/I'm with Her) - Rhea appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/A Family for Joe/I Married Dora) - Juliette is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Craig Robinson (Killing It/Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer will be on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country)- Lily appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ms. Pat (The Ms. Pat Show) - Ms. Pat appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dave Coulier (Fuller House/Full House) - Dave speaks candidly about being an alcoholic and the moment that led him to sobriety on a repeat on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Topher Grace (Home Economics/That '70s Show) - Topher is a guest on a repeat on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sharon Horgan (Bad Sisters) - Sharon talks about Bad Sisters on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Martha Plimpton (Sprung/The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) and Garret Dillahunt (Sprung/The Guest Book/Raising Hope) - Martha and Garret talk about Freevee's Sprung on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April-August)

Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release) The Neighborhood - Season Four The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three

04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/13 - The Donna Reed Show - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Time Life)
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / Season Two
07/19 - The Neighborhood - Season Four
07/19 - Reno 911! - The Hunt for QAnon (Blu-ray) (DVD)
07/26 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three / Season Four
08/16 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season (Warner Bros. - Canada)
08/16 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Fourth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
More Recent and Upcoming TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

08/18 - Hulu's Ramy Returns September 30; Ellie Kemper and Zach Cherry to Host The Great American Baking Show
08/17 - Samantha Harris to Host GSN Game Show; Alan Cumming Gets Showtime Comedy Special
08/16 - Nexstar Media Group to Acquire The CW Network; Tubi Orders Breaking Bear, New Animated Comedy
08/15 - Abbott Elementary Summer School Marathon on ABC; Freevee's High School Premieres in October
08/14 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 15, 2022)
08/13 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Game Shows Moving to Primetime Emmys; Ring Doorbell Viral Video Show in the Works
08/12 - Apple TV+ Renews Physical for Season 3; Lifetime Orders It's a Wonderful Lifetime and Ripped from the Headlines Titles for Fall & Winter
08/11 - Hallmark Original Series Sets Cast; Remembering Pat Carroll, Roger E. Mosley and Vin Scully
08/10 - Cobra Kai Returns Sept. 9 on Netflix; Marlon Wayans Gets Starz Comedy
08/09 - COZI TV Celebrates Emergency! 50th Anniversary with Documentary; Kaley Cuoco Heads to Peacock for Comedic Thriller Series
08/08 - FETV Acquires Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; Disney+ Orders 2nd Season of Robin Roberts Talk Show
08/07 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 8, 2022)
08/06 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Everybody Still Hates Chris Animated Series in the Works; HBO Max and Discovery+ Merging Into One
08/05 - Disney+ Series Premiere Dates, Includes Dancing with the Stars; Hallmark Orders New Original Drama
08/04 - NBC Moving Days of Our Lives to Peacock, Replacing with News Show; Selena + Chef Returns on HBO Max
08/03 - FX's Atlanta Final Season Launches Sept. 15; Elisabeth Moss Gets New Hulu Series
08/02 - Showtime Orders Comedy Pilot Titled Mason; NBC Renews Weakest Link Revival for Season 3
08/01 - HBO's Los Espookys Returns in September; Good Grief Is Back on IFC
07/31 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 1, 2022)
07/30 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Max Headroom Reboot in Works at AMC Networks; Jeopardy! to Continue Dual Host Plan
07/29 - HBO Max and Hulu to Share Streaming Rights to Abbott Elementary; Reboot Gets Premiere Date
07/28 - ABC to Present Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter; Remembering Tony Dow of Leave it to Beaver and Paul Sorvino
07/27 - The Orville Coming to Disney+ and Continues on Hulu; Retta Continues Partnership with HGTV
07/26 - Mythic Quest Returns for 10 Episodes in Fall; Patton Oswalt's Netflix Comedy Special We All Scream Premieres September 20
07/25 - American Dad! Returns Labor Day on TBS; Krapopolis Gets Special Nov. 27 Preview on Fox
07/24 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of July 25, 2022)
07/23 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Abbott Elementary Given Full Second Season; Preview of New Beavis and Butt-Head Episode
07/22 - Ghosts Dives Into the Metaverse with a Game; Jo Koy Gets 4th Netflix Special; Remembering Rebecca Balding of Soap
07/21 - South Park's 25th Anniversary Concert Event; FETV's Historic June Numbers
07/20 - Hulu's This Fool Premieres August 12; Mo'Nique Gets Netflix Comedy Special
07/19 - Apple TV+ Comedy Central Park Returns in September; Leah Remini Game Show Is Back on Aug. 1
07/18 - Paramount+ Revives Criminal Minds; AMC Network Sizzling in August with Hot Originals