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

Wednesday, November 20

The Goldbergs - "Angst-Giving" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Even though Beverly’s patience with Pop Pop is put to the test due to his endless Thanksgiving demands, she is able to put aside her own feelings to help heal the longstanding rift between Murray and Pop Pop. Meanwhile, Barry and Erica are ready to return home for the holiday, but Uncle Marvin accidentally drives them to Pittsburgh. Marvin attempts to make it right not knowing if they will make it to Jenkintown in time to celebrate the holiday. Judd Hirsch and Dan Fogler return to guest star as Pop Pop and Uncle Marvin.

Schooled - "Friendsgiving" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
CB celebrates Thanksgiving by having all of William Penn rally around him after a cooking incident at his house, while the alumni faculty football game brings out the competitive sides of Wilma and Coach Mellor.

Modern Family - "The Last Thanksgiving" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Cameron and Mitchell’s friends mistakenly assume they have split up and have definitely chosen a side; and Haley attempts to cook Thanksgiving dinner as a thank you for Claire and Phil’s support with the twins. Meanwhile, Jay invites Phil and Dylan out to fly his model plane, and Phil thinks this is his chance to reclaim his dignity after their first outing 10 years ago went so wrong.

Single Parents - "Every Thursday Should Be Like This" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Will gets busy cooking Thanksgiving dinner at Douglas’ home, he asks Angie to hang out with Tracy Freeze (guest star Jama Williamson). Angie reluctantly does so, only to realize that Tracy is actually wonderful, except for a secret she’s keeping from Will. Meanwhile, Miggy shows up to Thanksgiving dinner with the kids’ teacher, Ms. Pronstroller (Sarah Yarkin), as his date, and he enlists Douglas’ assistance in helping them form an in-person connection, given all of their previous communication has been via texts, DMs and memes.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "A Woman's Right to Chop" / "Waiting for Big Mo" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Trapped inside Paddy's with a suicidal jumper on the roof, the gang wonders if it should bother intervening; Dennis ponders the reasons of playing laser tag and if the pursuit of a victory is worth the effort.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 18)

Wednesday, November 20

  • Adam Driver (Girls) - Watch Adam on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michael Rapaport (Awkward/The War at Home) and Tony Rock (Living Biblically/All of Us) - Michael and Tony are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess) - Dax visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lena Waithe (Master of None) - Lena is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ed Quinn (One Day at a Time/2 Broke Girls) - Ed visits The Real, do check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell (Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura talks about The Report on People Now at 12pm.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class) - Robin talks about OWN's Ambition on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee talks about Knives Out on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley talks about Holiday Hearts on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October/November)

My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season Life with Lucy - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season

09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
09/03 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fifth Season
09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
09/10 - American Dad! - Volume 14
09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
09/17 - Friends - The Complete Series (25th Anniversary)
09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
09/19 - The Guest Book - Season 1
10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
10/15 - Mom - The Complete Sixth Season
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 1
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 2
11/05 - The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang - The Complete Animated Series
11/05 - Laverne & Shirley in the Army (Animated Series) - The DVD Edition
11/05 - Letterkenny - Seasons 1 & 2
11/05 - Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season (Blu-ray)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Limited Edition)
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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11/15 - Fri-Yay: Disney+ Launches; NBC Orders 8th Season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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11/11 - NBC Midseason 2020 Schedule; The CW Announces Midseason 2020 Lineup
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11/01 - Fri-Yay: Thoughts on BoJack Horseman Season 6; Netflix Sets Dec. 5 Date for V Wars
10/31 - Will Arnett to Host Fox Lego Series; Lil Rel HBO Comedy Special Gets Premiere Date
10/30 - HBO Max Announces Lots of News and Series, Including Library Series The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Looney Tunes and More
10/29 - ABC Gets Full Seasons of mixed-ish and More; The Facts of Life Stars Ready to Light Up Lifetime on Christmas
10/28 - Fox Midseason 2020 Schedule; The CW Picks Up Full Seasons of Both Fall Freshman Series

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10/26 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Lizzie McGuire Reboot to Include Original Cast; New DVDs for The Mindy Project and Step by Step
10/25 - Fri-Yay: Sunnyside Becomes the Season's First Cancellation; Maureen McCormick to Co-Host HGTV Christmas Special
10/24 - Antenna TV's Sabrina & Samantha Witch-O-Ween Marathon; Remembering TV Producer Al Burton of Diff'rent Strokes, Charles in Charge and More
10/23 - CBS Renews Freshman Fall 2019 Class; Fox Schedules 9-1-1 Spin-off for Midseason 2020
10/22 - Fox Schedules Comedy Christmas Event; CNBC Gets A-Rod to Get Celebs Back in the Game
10/21 - Fox Picks Up 2nd Season of Bless the Harts; Remembering Bill Macy of Maude
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