Friday, December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas from SitcomsOnline; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 28, 2015)

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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 Dec. 28, 2015-Jan. 1, 2016, 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, December 28, 2015
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Watch Wanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rita Moreno (Happily Divorced) - Rita visits Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program)- Sarah is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti stops by The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami/Fired Up) - Mark appears on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah shares her favorite kid-friendly holiday desserts on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family) and Raini Rodriguez (Austin & Ally) - Sibling actors Rico and Raini are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family) - Bill appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Brian appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He also appears on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha) - Brandy talks about her BET sitcom Zoe Ever After on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Alex Meneses (Telenovela) - Alex discusses Telenovela on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra is a guest on People Now.
  • Victoria Justice (Victorious/Zoey 101) - Victoria appears on People Now.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia is a guest on People Now.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • Michaela Watkins (Trophy Wife) - Watch Michaela on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!)- Wendi chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about Grandfathered on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Portia de Rossi (Better Off Ted/Arrested Development/Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher/Too Something) - Portia appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He also guest co-hosts a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • James Van Der Beek Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James talks the latest crime-drama happenings on CSI: Cyber on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelli Berglund (Lab Rats) - Kelli discusses Lab Rats on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym appears on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) and Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Catch Tina, Amy, Ike and Maya on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan visits Tavis Smiley on PBS, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Christian Olsen (The Loop) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Billy Bob Thorton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about Mozart in the Jungle on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny visits ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena speaks out on women's rights and looks back at her career on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sophie Reynolds (Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything) - Sophie talks about Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) and Tone Bell (Truth Be Told/Bad Jude) - Mark-Paul and Tone are guests on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
Friday, January 1, 2016
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jemaine Clements (Flights of the Conchords) - Jemaine is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) - Emma visits LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Jane Krakowski (Undateable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami/Fired Up) - Mark is part of the Plugged-In panel on a repeat of Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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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.

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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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