Friday, April 24, 2015

Nickelodeon Acquires Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Library; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 27, 2015)

So Little Time - Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

They may or may not be coming aboard the new series Fuller House on Netflix, but Nickelodeon is bringing the content library of beloved TV and style icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen to its screens through the acquisition of four series, seven TV movies and two music video specials starring the actresses. The first title from the library to debut, So Little Time, will air on Nickelodeon, Monday, April 27, at 7:30pm (ET/PT) with episodes airing every weekday. Following this linear launch, the Olsens' catalogue will continue to roll out across Nickelodeon's ecosystem of multiple screens later this year. Spanning a decade of adventures (1994-2003) from Mary-Kate and Ashley, the titles acquired by Nick include the animated series Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!; live-action movies Winning London and When in Rome; and greatest hits music compilation, Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our Music Video. And of course in the nighttime, Nick at Nite will continue to air Full House.

Nickelodeon has acquired the following titles in the Mary-Kate and Ashley library:

Series: The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley (11 episodes); You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's (10 episodes); So Little Time (26 episodes); and Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! (26 episodes).
TV movies: Mary-Kate & Ashley's Fashion Forward; Our Lips Are Sealed; Winning London; Holiday in the Sun; When in Rome; Getting There: Sweet 16 and Licensed to Drive; and The Challenge.
Music specials: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our Music Video and Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Our First Video.


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 April 27-May 1, 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, April 27, 2015

  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Watch Jane on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - Henry visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Pollak (Mom/Work with Me) - Kevin is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Tom Rhodes (Mr. Rhodes) - Tom appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Casey Wilson (Marry Me/Happy Endings) - Casey is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) - Mo'Nique joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. She sets the record straight on the Hollywood controversy and the important life change that helped her lose 100 pounds on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Penelope Ann Miller (A Minute with Stan Hooper/The Popcorn Kid) - Penelope chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She talks about her latest role in ABC's American Crime on HuffPost Live at 2pm.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Catch Patricia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Linda Cardellini (The Good Family/Guys Like Us) - Linda visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Tobolowsky (Californication) - Stephen is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Zach Woods (Playing House/Silicon Valley/The Office) - Zach drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) - Mo'Nique opens up about why she believes she was blackballed by Hollywood after her Oscar win and more on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) and Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Anthony and Tracee are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Tahj Mowry (Baby Daddy/Smart Guy) - Tahj is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings. He shares the latest, including his role on ABC Family's comedy series Baby Daddy, his transition into music and his upcoming debut album on HuffPost Live at 4:30pm.
  • Tom Arnold (Sin City Saints/Tom/The Tom Show/Roseanne) - Tom talks about Any Day and Sin City Saints on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara is a guest on People Now.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe appears on People Now.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Watch Billy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Slattery (Maggie/Ed) - John visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine/Friends) - Matthew visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie chats about the film Avengers: Age of Ultron on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia cooks on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. She whips up a meal in the kitchen and talks about her new Cooking Channel show Tia Mowry at Home on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. Finally, she is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Stacey Dash (Clueless) - Stacey is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andesons) - Anthony stops by Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP) - Keke is a guest on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live at 9am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Penelope Ann Miller (A Minute with Stan Hooper/The Popcorn Kid) - Penelope appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - Atticus chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (black-ish) - The kids of black-ish are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) - Mo'Nique appears on People Now.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa is a guest on People Now.
  • George Foreman (George) - George will be on Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel at 6:35am.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Catch Cobie on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andre drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He talks about Brooklyn Nine-Nine on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 10:10am.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Rannazzisi (The League/Big Day) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Alpha House/Sex and the City) - Cynthia visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She also talks about Stockholm on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tyler Labine (Deadbeat/Animal Practice/Mad Love/Sons of Tucson) - Tyler appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Brandy Norwood (The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy talks about her Broadway debut in Chicago on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations. She will also be on Essence Live at 4pm.
  • Joey McIntyre (The McCarthys) - Joey is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary discusses her new series Younger on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Helen Hunt (Mad About You/It Takes Two) - Helen talks about Ride on ABC's Good Moring America sometime between 7-9am. She discusses writing, directing and starring in the new comedy Ride on HuffPost Live at 3:30pm.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa is a guest on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live at 9am.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena chats on Tavis Smiley, so check your local listings.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe appears on People Now.
  • Mo'Nique (The Parkers) - Mo'Nique is a guest on Essence Live at 4pm.
  • Penelope Ann Miller (A Minute with Stan Hooper/The Popcorn Kid) - Penelope will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Friday, May 1, 2015
  • Helen Hunt (Mad About You/It Takes Two) - Watch Helen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She previews the film Ride on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. She will also be on People Now.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Catch Randall on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal speaks about the play The Spoils on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live at 9am. She talks about recently reuniting with her former Sister, Sister co-star and what caused her to become an advocate for healthy living on on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings. She will also be on People Now.
  • Penelope Ann Miller (A Minute with Stan Hooper/The Popcorn Kid) - Penelope joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) - Cybrill is a guest on The Better Show, so check your local listings.
  • Carrie Preston (Happyish) - Carrie appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette will be on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice is a guest on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • George Foreman (George) - George appears on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ming-Na Wen (The Single Guy) - Mina-Na Wen is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Zendaya appears on People Now.
  • Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons) - Nancy can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 10am.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, December 8

The Conners - "Sober Sex, Plastic Silverware, and Losing My Religion" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Part of Becky’s recovery program mandates she make amends with people she has lied to over the years, leading her to meet up again with former high school friend Mikey to apologize for lying to him about her living a successful life. Meanwhile, Darlene visits with Pastor Phil (Jason Alexander), and Louise continues planning her wedding.

Home Economics - "Bottle Service, $800 Plus Tip (25% Suggested)" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family is in for a wild night out when they accompany Connor to a club to help him jumpstart his dating life. When Tom steps up as Connor’s wingman, things don’t exactly go as planned.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Buys a Roller Rink" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
In the past, an innocent Dennis learns the horrifying details of Frank's business; a truly sweet Dee is excited to head off for Hollywood while Charlie and Mac's jobs at the roller rink are in jeopardy.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - " The Gang Replaces Dee With a Monkey" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When the Gang suspects Dee is menopausal, they scramble to find a new employee for Paddy's Pub; Dee decides to put her acting career on hold in order to mentor young actors.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 6)

Wednesday, December 8

  • Rob McElhenney (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Mythic Quest) - Watch Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - Ariana appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Schmigadoon!/Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 3:30am on Bravo. She chats about her new album Happiness is…Christmas! on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) and Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Good Morning, Miami) - Kimberly and Ashley talk about Hallmark's Sister Swap on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cynthia Nixon (And Just Like That.../Sex and the City) - Cynthia talks about And Just Like That... on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Heather Graham (Californication/Emily's Reasons Why Not/Scrubs) - Heather talks about her role in the film The Last Son on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Yvonne Orji (Insecure) - Yvonne is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eric AndrĂ© (Man Seeking Woman/2 Broke Girls/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Eric will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa talks about living the island life with her kids and husband, Nick Lachey, her new role in NCIS: Hawai‘i and her new book on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael talks about No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia shares the moment that made her re-think her relationship with drinking on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Zachary Levi (Less Than Perfect/Telenovela) - Zachary talks about American Underdog on ABC's Good Morning America somtime between 7-9am.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal talks about Hot Mess Holiday on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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12/07 - Rick & Morty - Season 5 (Blu-ray) (Blu-ray Limited Edition Steelbook)
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12/14 - Letterkenny - Season 9
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