Friday, November 06, 2015

A Very Merry MeTV Schedule; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 9, 2015)

MeTV

The MeTV Network celebrates the holidays with a sleigh full of television favorites, as MeTV wishes everyone "A Very Merry MeTV." It's a family television event unwrapping a different holiday themed TV show each weeknight throughout the season. Everyone is invited to celebrate with merry and memorable MeTV programs and episodes. "A Very Merry MeTV" begins on Monday, November 16 and continues through Christmas night on Friday, December 25. Each weeknight from 9:00 to 10:00pm ET/PT, MeTV will present selected seasonal offerings of beloved and memorable comedies, dramas, westerns and more, all gift-wrapped and ready to celebrate.

Accessing MeTV's deep library of memorable television series, "A Very Merry MeTV" will present a wide collection of holiday programs and episodes, including selected shows that are new to the MeTV schedule. Families and fans can enjoy offerings from such current MeTV series as The Brady Bunch, M*A*S*H, The Beverly Hillbillies Cheers, Wonder Woman, Happy Days, The Andy Griffith Show, Gilligan's Island, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show and Laverne & Shirley. Newer series specially presented in "A Very Merry MeTV" include Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, The Commish, MacGyver, Touched By An Angel, The White Shadow, Hill Street Blues, Father Dowling Mysteries and more. There will be an airing of Mama's Family as well! Stay tuned for more info, such as info on sister network's Heroes & Icons Network's plans for the holidays.


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 Nov. 9-13 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!


Sunday, November 8, 2015

  • Vivica A Fox (True Jackson, VP/Out All Night) - Catch Vivica on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, November 9, 2015
  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family/Back to You/Out of Practice) - Watch Ty on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp/How to Make It in America) - Lake is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison visits The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie joins Clinton Kelly to make a tempting yet healthy side dish of acorn squash and bitter baby greens on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn discusses his memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy, on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia discusses her film James White on NBC's Today in the 9am hour, on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET, on the AOL Build Show at 1pm and on HuffPost Live at 1:30pm.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James talks about The 33 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911) - Niecy is a guest on People Now.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on SI Now and on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am..
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rainnn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also discusses his new book The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Enterainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time) - Mackenzie reveals why we’re all one prescription away from being hooked on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911) - Niecy appears on People Now.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny visits on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Leah Remini (The King of Queens/The Family Tools) - Leah talks about her 80 pound weight loss and the Scientology scandal on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia talks about My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret joins the Hot Topics conversation on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tia Dashon Mowry-Hardrict (The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia shares what it was like growing up in a military family and joins Chrissy Teigen and military chef Sergeant First Class Castro in the kitchen to dish up chicken cordon bleu and mac and cheese on FABLife, so check your local listings.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy) - Dan is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
  • Marcus Scribner, Yara Shahidi, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (black-ish) - Watch the young stars of black-ish on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Diedrich Bader (The Drew Carey Show) and Janet Varney (You're the Worst) - Diedrich and Janet are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim discusses The Daly Show, the original comedy web series that Tim created with Sam Daly and Ben Shelton, on the AOL Build Show at 5:30pm.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise talks about her book Dear Mr. You on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) - Emma is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A.) - Scott will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate stops by to discuss her favorite holiday hacks and her latest projects on HuffPost Live at 5:30pm.
Friday, November 13, 2015
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Ben appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John chats about Grandfathered on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Bill Engvall (The Bill Engvall Show) - Bill appears on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Vivica A Fox (True Jackson, VP/Out All Night) - Vivica teams with Carla Hall to make a terrific dish and talk about her new movie Carter High on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril co-hosts and makes stuffing on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James is a guest on People Now.
  • Adrian Grenier (Entourage) - Adrian appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am. He will also be on HuffPost Live at 12pm.
  • Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother/Surviving Suburbia/Full House) - Bob talks about his Broadway show Hand of God on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, July 3

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
CBS will honor the memory of legendary actor, producer, director, writer, comedian and Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner with THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER, featuring two colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As series creator and co-star, Carl Reiner personally supervised the original colorization of the episodes.

The special features “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time,” and “October Eve,” which Mr. Reiner considered to be one of the series’ funniest episodes. Both were written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff.

In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt her when, despite her having posed fully clothed, the artist (played by Carl Reiner) takes the liberty of “undraping” her. The episode was first presented on April 8, 1964, during season three.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 29)

Friday, July 3

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:35am on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Camping/Fleabag/Love/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Tika talks about the season finale of mixed-ish and her latest project helping new moms on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie/The Secret Lives of Men) - Peter talks about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Grace and Frankie on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
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06/09 - No Activity - Season 1
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06/23 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
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06/23 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Third Season (Blu-ray)
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