Friday, December 18, 2015

Fuller House Launches Feb. 26 on Netflix; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 21, 2015)

You got it dude! The Tanner family is back...but the house is a little "Fuller" this time around. On Friday, February 26 Netflix will debut the 13-episode spinoff, Fuller House, in all territories where Netflix is available. In Fuller House, the adventures that began in 1987 (and ended in 1995) on Full House continue, with veterinarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure) recently widowed and living in San Francisco. D.J.'s younger sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner (Jodie Sweetin) and D.J.'s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber), along with Kimmy's feisty teenage daughter Ramona (Soni Nicole Bringas), all move in to help take care of D.J.'s three boys - the rebellious 12-year-old Jackson (Michael Champion), neurotic 7-year-old Max (Elias Harger) and her newborn baby, Tommy Jr (Messitt Twins).

Guest appearances by John Stamos (Jesse Katsopolis), Bob Saget (Danny Tanner), Dave Coulier (Joey Gladstone), Lori Loughlin (Becky Katsopolis) and Scott Weinger (Steve Hale). Fuller House is from Miller-Boyett Productions and Jeff Franklin Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television for Netflix. Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Jeff Franklin are the executive producers of the series, which was created by Franklin. John Stamos is a producer.




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 December 21-25, 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, December 20, 2015
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Catch Maya on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, December 21, 2015
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Watch Kelly on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph is a guest on repeats of Conan at 11pm on TBS and on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Dick Van Dyke (The Dick Van Dyke/The New Dick Van Dyke Show) - Dick chats on Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ana Gasteyer (Dawn of the Croods/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about her new Netflix animated series Dawn of the Croods on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christina Milian (Grandfathered) - Christina is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kermit the Frog (The Muppets) - Kermit joins the Chew Crew on an encore from 2012 of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena Davis discusses the Bentonville Film Festival and bakes 3D cookies on on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Scott Weinger (Full House) - Scott and the cast of Aladdin reunite on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Suzanne Somers (Three's Company/She's the Sheriff/Step by Step) - Suzanne opens up about her latest book Tox-Sick on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Catch Jennifer on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna appears on repeats of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS and on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) - Kunal is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ed Burns (The Office) - Ed appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about her new movie Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip on The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up - Bella chats about her relationship with Gregg Sulkin on People Now.
  • Trinitee Stokes (K.C. Undercover) - Trinitee is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia and the cast of Code Black are guests on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will talks about his new movie Concussion on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Watch Tom on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Jack stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dick Van Dyke (The Dick Van Dyke Show/The New Dick Van Dyke Show) - Dick discusses his new book Keep Moving and Other Tips and Truths About Aging on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi and her husband Gabriele Corcos cook up tasty holiday dishes like a white bean and rosemary crostini on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary and her sister Haylie are guests on People Now.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken reveals the medical crisis that inspired him to become a star on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Diane Ladd (Alice) - Diane talks about her film Joy on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America talks about her new series Superstore on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve gives a super fan the surprise of their life on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eddie Kaye Thomas ('Til Death/Off Centre) - Eddie and the cast of Scorpion are guests on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah opens up about a health concern that personally affects her and her family on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Friday, December 25, 2015
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Watch Maya on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rashida Jones Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Rashida appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Lily appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Carolina Rhea (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Caroline chats with kids about the holidays on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric and Meredith face-off in "Call My Bluff," where each player has to determine if the other player's story is the truth or a bluff, on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Dr. Ken - Ken Jeong, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Dave Foley and Suzy Nakamura are guests on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry discusses the new season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril has Christmas desserts on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Faith Ford (Hope & Faith/Murphy Brown) and Ted McGinley (Hope & Faith/Married with Children/Happy Days) - Faith and Ted talk about their holiday TV movie Karen Kingsbury's the Bridge on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 15

The Simpsons - "Bobby: It's Cold Outside" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sideshow Bob gets contracted as the mall Santa; someone steals all the Christmas packages off people's front porches.

Bless the Harts - "Miracle on Culpepper Slims Boulevard" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Louise invites the Harts and Brenda to her annual Christmas party in lieu of a bonus, the extravagance makes Jenny feel insecure; Betty tries to figure out how to give the family the best Christmas presents on a budget.

Bob's Burgers - "Have Yourself a Maily Linda Christmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Linda works a temp job at the post office to make extra money for the holidays; Bob and Tina get trapped at home with Linda's fussy family; Gene and Louise scramble to find the perfect gift for Tina.

Family Guy - "Christmas Is Coming" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Meg has a surprising response after she takes Stewie to the mall to meet Santa; Brian must help Stewie process the experience.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 9)

Friday, December 13

  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Watch Ana on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself/Wild Oats) - Paul appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin visits The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Bierko (Madman of the People/Pride & Joy/Sydney) - Craig talks about Harry Townsend’s Last Stand on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Eve Plumb, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland and Susan Olsen (The Brady Bunch) - The Cast of The Brady Bunch talk about HGTV's A Very Brady Holiday on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.


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

Life with Lucy - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season

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)
11/18 - The Guest Book - Season Two
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
12/03 - The Simpsons - The Nineteenth Season
12/03 - The Simpsons - Seasons 1-20: Limited Collector's Set
12/10 - Family Guy - Season Seventeen
12/17 - Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season
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