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.
All listings are subject to change. Visit our blog and main site for daily updated listings. Leave us comments on our message board or Tweet/Facebook us to let us know what you think of this Friday feature! We do listen!


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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