Friday, October 09, 2015

IFC Renews Todd Margaret for 3rd Season; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 12, 2015)

Todd Margaret - David Cross

Just ahead of a special New York Comic Con screening, IFC announced that the third season of its original comedy series Todd Margaret starring David Cross (Arrested Development, Mr. Show), will premiere on Thursday, January 7, 2016 with the first three episodes of the six-episode series airing back-to-back beginning at 10pm ET/PT. The remaining three episodes will premiere the following week on Thursday, January 14 at 10pm ET/PT. From the creative mind of Emmy(R) Award winner Cross, this tale of an American's business snafus in London picks up after Todd Margaret reluctantly blew up the world at the close of season two. Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) joins the cast while guest stars Will Arnett (BoJack Horseman), Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners 2), Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe), Amber Tamblyn (Two and a Half Men) and Russ Tamblyn (Django Unchained) return to the series playing familiar characters... with a twist.

Throughout the first two seasons, Todd Margaret bluffs his way into a senior sales position heading up the London office for the new energy drink Thunder Muscle, instigates a biohazard emergency at a major grocery store, gets swindled out of his Thunder Muscle stock by Turkish terrorists, disgraces a national tribute to fallen soldiers, gets arrested for breaking into Parliament, and, at the conclusion of season two, inadvertently blows up the world. In season three, fans will meet a very different Todd as the creators guide them on a journey where nothing is what it seems. Season one delivered over one million total viewers to IFC while the second season jumped +50% to nearly 1.6 million viewers. IFC will give audiences the chance to catch up on seasons one and two ahead of the season three debut by airing a Thanksgiving Day marathon of all 12 episodes beginning at 10pm. IFC will also air the first two seasons weekly with two episodes airing every Thursday night at 10 and 10:30pm beginning Thursday, November 26. The first two seasons also continue to be available on Netflix and DVD.


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 Oct. 12-16, 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, October 12, 2015

  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife/The Secret Lives of Men) - Watch Bradley on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) and Tone Bell (Truth Be Told/Bad Judge) - Mark-Paul and Tone are guests on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin will be on on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie chats about the series Empire on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Whoopi Goldberg tours NY Comic Con with Clark on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri guest co-hosts Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ryan McPartlin (Living with Fran) - Ryan appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ryan Lee (Trophy Wife) - Ryan and the cast of Goosebumps will be on the AOL Build Show at 11:30am.
  • Dana Delany (The Comedians) - Dana talks about House of God on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Selena performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also appears in the 9am hour.
  • Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex) - Jenna talks about Big Stong Gap on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh will be on People Now.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on People Now.
  • Chris D'Elia (Undateable/Whitney) and Brent Morin (Undateable) - Chris and Brent talk about going live for season 3 of Undateable on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew is a guest on Larry King Now at 2/5pm PT/ET on Ora.tv and Hulu.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Catch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about his new book on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Elijah Wood (Wilfred) - Elijah drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sophia Bush (Partners) - Sophia appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Josh Meyers (That '70s Show) - Josh stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Scott Weinger (Fuller House/Full House) - Scott and the cast of Aladdin reunite on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1pm and HuffPost Live at 2pm..
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam (The Cosby Show/Tyler Perry's House of Payne) - Keshia talks about Will to Love on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. She will also be on HuffPost Live at 1pm.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe and Charlie Puth announce nominees in six categories for the 2015 American Music Awards on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick will be on FABLife, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne will be on People.com Chatter.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
  • Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) - Watch Selena on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Juliette Lewis (I Married Dora) - Juliette appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Riki Lindhome (Another Period/Super Fun Night) and Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Riki and Kate are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom previews the film Bridge of Spies on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Scott Weinger (Fuller House/Full House) - Scott dishes on the upcoming Full House sequel Fuller House on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah opens up about a health concern that personally affects her and her family on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dick Van Dyke (The Dick Van Dyke Show/The New Dick Van Dyke Show)- Dick will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi talks about her new book on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa introduces her new series Truth Be Told on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa puts together a football fashion show on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. Gayle King interviews Tom and Steven Spielberg on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/Scrubs/A.U.S.A.) - Scott is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) - Mark-Paul can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 10:30am. He will also be on HuffPost Live at 3pm.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) and Bresha Webb (Truth Be Told/Love That Girl!) - Vanessa and Bresha are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo talks about Clever Little Lies on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Charlotte Rae (The Facts of Life/Diff'rent Strokes) - Charlotte talks about her memoir The Facts of My Life on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, October 16, 2015
  • Alison Brie (Community) - Watch Allison on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alan Alda (M*A*S*H) - Alan chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin discusses his new series Life in Pieces on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ryan Lee (Trophy Wife) - Ryan talks about his new film Goosebumps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) - Mark-Paul talks about his new series Truth Be Told on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. He will also be on People Now.
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin (Dr. Ken/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Chris D'Elia, Ron Funches, Rick Glassman and Brent Morin (Undateable) - The cast of Undateable are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary Lynn will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, August 19

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Climb" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gemma decides to fire a teacher at her school, she’s unprepared for the aftermath. Also, Calvin gets a surprise when he faces off with his newspaper carrier.

The Big Bang Theory - "The D&D Vortex" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the gang finds out Wil Wheaton hosts a celebrity Dungeons and Dragons game involving William Shatner, Joe Manganiello, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Smith, deception and betrayal are the path to make it to the one open seat.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Conference Valuation" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Penny and Bernadette go to San Diego for a pharmaceutical sales convention, Wolowitz is in charge of the kids. Also, Sheldon finds a book on experimenting on kids, and the guys plus Amy make a day of it.

Mom - "Jell-O Shots and the Truth About Santa" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie pushes Christy to mend her relationship with Violet (Sadie Calvano), and Adam prepares for the grand opening of his bar.

I Ship It - "Somewhere Magical" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Ella seizes the opportunity to work as a personal assistant to a writer for "Superstition," her favorite TV show; Ella's fantasies begin to collide with reality in unexpected ways, in both her creative life and love life.

In The Cut - "Lucky Charmed" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay buys Cheryl a necklace for her birthday, not knowing it was stolen; when the police want it back, Jay must devise a plan to return it before she finds out.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 19)

Monday, August 19

  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People) - Watch Billy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess) - Dax is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place/Barry), Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) and Bill Hader (Barry) - D'Arcy, Henry and Bill are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Bryton James (Family Matters) - Bryton appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll) - Charlie is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella appears on a repeat of ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Donald talks about Emergence on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Reba/Working Class/Baby Daddy) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti opens up about her 22-year battle with diabetes on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est TV & Movie Collection Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two The Good Place - The Complete Third Season Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six

06/04 - The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est Brady Bunch TV & Movie Collection
06/18 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two (Blu-ray)
07/08 - Man with a Plan - Season Two
07/09 - Broad City - Season 5
07/09 - Broad City - The Complete Series
07/09 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season
07/09 - Speechless - The Complete Third Season
07/16 - Eight Is Enough - The Complete First Season
07/17 - The Practice (1976) - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
07/23 - Brockmire - The Complete First Season
07/23 - What I Like About You - The Complete First Season
07/30 - The Good Place - The Complete Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Fourth Season
08/13 - I Love Lucy - Colorized Collection
08/13 - Leave it to Beaver - Seasons One and Two
08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
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