Friday, May 08, 2015

Bounce TV Upfront 2015; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 11, 2015)

Bounce TV

Bounce TV announced its original programming plans for the 2015-16 upfront season. The network has renewed its new hit comedy series Mann & Wife for a second season. Season one of Mann & Wife is airing now and has become the most watched original series in Bounce TV history to date. It will produce its first-ever drama series, called Saints & Sinners (Working Title) in the vein of current hit shows like Empire and Scandal, Saints & Sinners will center around the pursuit of power, intertwined with deceit, greed, corruption, and murder - all set against backdrop of a large southern church. Bounce TV has also ordered a third season of the popular sitcom Family Time and renewed its stand-up comedy series Off the Chain for season four. No word on more news in terms of off-network acquisitions, but hopefully more will come! Stay tuned.


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 May 11-15, 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!


Henry Winkler on Oprah: Where Are They Now?
Oprah Winfrey with Henry Winkler/©Harpo, Inc./Christopher Patey

Saturday, May 9, 2015

  • Henry Winkler, Anson Williams and Don Most (Happy Days) - In an all-new episode of the popular series, Oprah: Where Are They Now?, airing this Saturday, May 9 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah talks with beloved star Henry Winkler 40 years after his first appearance as “The Fonz” on the hit series Happy Days. During the revealing interview, Winkler shares favorite memories from the Happy Days set, the benefits and drawbacks of fame, and how it was his real-life father’s advice that set the stage for the Fonz to “jump the shark.” Next, at home with Anson Williams, the actor who played “Potsie” on Happy Days, plus a surprise visit from Don Most, who played “Ralph Malph” on the show.
Monday, May 11, 2015
  • Don Rickles (C.P.O. Sharkey/Daddy Dearest) - Watch Don on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Stamos (Full House/Jake in Progress) - John appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Louis C.K. (Louie) - Louis stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Brett Gelman (Married/Go On) - Brett is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan and Matthew Broderick discuss their Broadway play It's Only a Play on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about his new album Hollywood and the national anthem controversy on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings. He also appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Carla Gugino (Spin City/Entourage) - Carla is a guest on AOL Build.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Martin Sheen (Grace and Frankie/Anger Management) - Martin chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sara Gilbert (Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Sara and the other hosts of The Talk are guests on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Terry on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He also guest co-hosts ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Lily gives the scoop on her new Netflix series Grace and Frankie on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Crew (Silicon Valley) - Amanda talks about the new season of Silicon Valley on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura talks about her new drama Bravetown, her experience filming Wild as well as her upcoming projects on HuffPost Live at 11am.
  • Blythe Danner (Will & Grace/Adam's Rib) - Blythe discusses her coming-of-age film I’ll See You in My Dreams on HuffPost Live at 2:15pm.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ernie Hudson (Grace and Frankie/The Last Precinct) - Ernie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Martin Sheen (Grace and Frankie/Anger Management) - Martin talks about his famous sons, his recent college graduation speech and more on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings. He is also tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/Ellen) - Jeremy is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Marlon Wayans (The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Watch Rebel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jay Baruchel (Man Seeking Woman/Undeclared) - Jay appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Chaffin (Zoey 101) - Jessica is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Paul Feig (The Jackie Thomas Show/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Paul appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jamie Denbo (Happy Hour) - Jamie is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Partners/Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey previews his new Broadway musical Finding Neverland on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane chats on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Fran Drescher (The Nanny/Happily Divorced) - Fran appears on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is a guest on a repeat of The Queen Latifah Show on your local station or at 1am on BET.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar discusses Pitch Perfect 2 on AOL Build.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) - Jennie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Joshua Malina (Sports Night) - Joshua appears on People Now.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
  • George Clooney (E/R /The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Catch George on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS. He talks about Tomorrowland on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at 11pm.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • James Pickens, Jr. (Roseanne) - James chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle and others break down the hottest headlines of the day on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott appears on People Now.
Friday, May 15, 2015
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Watch Norm on The Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andre is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He also talks about Pitch Perfect 2 on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Brooke Burns (Miss Guided/Out of the Blue) - Brooke talks about her upcoming Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Gourmet Detective on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario appears on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - Raven-Symoné guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond/'Til Death) - Brad chats about his new book When the Balls Drop on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Greenberg (How to Make it in America) - Bryan appears on People Now.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Zendaya is a guest on People Now.
  • Kristin Davis (Bad Teacher/Sex and the City) - Kristin appears on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 20

The Goldbergs - "An Itch Like No Other" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With Beverly’s encouragement, Mr. Glascott moves in next door to the Goldbergs and slowly goes from friendly neighbor to cluelessly intrusive. Adam and Murray become increasingly disgruntled while Beverly comes up with a plan to occupy Mr. Glascott’s time with a new friend, Mr. Woodburn. Meanwhile, Barry lands in urgent care with a case of poison ivy in a compromising area – his rear end. Erica and Geoff are called to task to take care of Barry and his ridiculous demands – inadvertently testing their parenting skills and patience with one another.

The Wonder Years - "The Lock In" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dean is reluctant to attend the annual church lock-in until Kim tells him it’s where she got her first kiss. He enlists his friends to help him pair up with Keisa, but his plans are thwarted when he instead gets paired up with the pastor’s daughter, Charlene.

The Conners - "Trucking Live in Front of a Fully Vaccinated Studio Audience -- East Coast" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lights, Camera, Action: “The Conners” is going live for both the East and West Coast broadcasts of the season four premiere episode. This iconic TV family continues to deal with the current pandemic while navigating breakups and newfound sobriety, all while planning an upcoming wedding.

Home Economics - "Giant Jenga, $120" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tom spirals when Connor dates a woman who broke his heart at summer camp. Then, family game night becomes an all-or-nothing competition between Marina and Denise.

Superstar - "Robin Williams" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The new episode recounts his life through Robin Williams’ own voice, describing “the spark of madness” which defined his life. From his early days in the San Francisco Bay Area comedy scene to his meteoric rise on “Mork & Mindy,” the one-hour special explores the experiences that made Williams into a one-of-a-kind talent and reveals what gave voice to the characters in his mind. It also chronicles the creative force driving critically acclaimed films like “Good Will Hunting” and “Dead Poets Society,” as well as fan favorites such as “Aladdin.” The special explores his personal struggles, including substance abuse and depression, and his battle with Lewy Body Dementia before his tragic death in 2014. “Superstar: Robin Williams” features interviews with famous comedians and actors who knew and admired Williams, including Margaret Cho, Howie Mandel, Lewis Black, Jimmie Walker, Paula Poundstone, Gina Hecht and Pauly Shore, as well as Barry Levinson, director of multiple films starring Williams including “Good Morning, Vietnam.” The program also contains interviews with Williams from the ABC News archives, in which he opens up about his life and the highs and lows of his distinguished career.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Wednesday, October 20

  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Watch Rami on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Foxx (Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!/The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra talks about her latest project: how self-care can change the world on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) and Clint Howard (Gung Ho) - Ron and Clint discuss their new book, The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family, on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Sedaris (No Activity/BoJack Horseman/Strangers with Candy) - It's a TV exclusive with sister and brother duo Amy and David Sedaris appearing together for the first time on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy talks about FBI on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • David Eigenberg (Sex and the City) - David talks about NBC's Chicago Fire on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick talks about Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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