Friday, April 01, 2016

Lifetime Sets June 6 for Two Season Premieres; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 4, 2016)

Devious Maids

This summer, the heat is on Monday nights, beginning June 6 when stacked season premieres of Devious Maids at 9pm ET/PT, followed by the critically acclaimed series, UnREAL at 10pm ET/PT will debut. Ten episodes of each series have been ordered. As of yesterday, UnREAL fans can also binge The Faith Diaries, a new scripted spinoff series, at mylifetime.com where all ten episodes are available. Written and produced by UnREAL co-creator and executive producer Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, the series follows season one favorite Faith (Breeda Wool), and her girlfriend Amy as they travel to Los Angeles to pursue their Hollywood dreams and learn about their relationship along way. As for UnREAL, having already tackled relevant matters of gender politics, the series, starring Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer as producers Rachel Goldberg and Quinn King, will stir up the drama in season two when Everlasting casts its first-ever African American suitor. Returning as series regulars are Craig Bierko as Everlasting's creator, Chet, who is on a quest to reclaim his full power on set; Josh Kelly as Jeremy, Everlasting's director of photography; and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman as Jay, a field producer whose ambitions run far beyond the show. Everlasting's new suitor Darius Hill, an All-American football star, will be played by B.J. Britt.

With a special appearance by Eva Longoria in the season four premiere of Devious Maids, murder and mayhem collide once again in the mansions of Beverly Hills' wealthiest and most powerful families in ten all new-episodes. Executive produced by Marc Cherry and Longoria, Devious Maids follows a close-knit group of friends, Marisol (Ana Ortiz), Rosie (Dania Ramírez), Carmen (Roselyn Sánchez) and Zoila (Judy Reyes), who are bonded together by their jobs, life struggles and the melodramatic universe that engulfs their employers. This season, Marisol finds herself acting as a support system to Evelyn (Rebecca Wisocky) in the wake of a big life change. Meanwhile, Rosie's positive and sunny disposition leaves much to be desired by her new boss, Genevieve (Susan Lucci) who is acclimating to a household without Zoila's honest and acerbic humor. Carmen continues to pursue her singing career until her cousin Daniela (Sol Rodriguez) comes to town and shakes things up. Marisol also finds herself in a new relationship, which eventually becomes a complicated triangle when her old flame Jesse reappears. The series also stars Tom Irwin, Grant Show and Nathan Owens. Joining in recurring roles are Longoria's Desperate Housewives castmate James Denton, Carlos Ponce, Ryan McPartlin, Stephanie Faracy and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Kathryn LaNasa also makes a guest appearance this season, joining her real-life husband, Grant Show.


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 April 4-8, 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, April 4, 2016

  • Jon Bernthal (The Class) - Watch Jon on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha, Who?) - Melissa is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She will also be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine/Friends) - Matthew appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike drops by The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Jon Daly (Betas) - Jon is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Matt Braunger (Up All Night) - Matt appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS. He will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Jill appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lindsey Shaw (10 Things I Hate About You/Aliens in America/Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) and Grant Rosenmeyer (Oliver Beene) - Lindsey and Grant talk about their new movie Temps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George talks about his new TV Land show Lopez and hosting the TV Land Icon Awards on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva joins Michael Symon to whip up a tempting Fregola in Tomato Sauce on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew talks about his new Showtime series Dice on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • The Cast of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - NBC's Today visits the set of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in the 9am hour.
  • Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine/Friends) and Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911) - Matthew and Thomas are guests on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
  • Peter Krause (Sports Night) - Catch Peter on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (A to Z/Joey) - Melissa and her husband Ben are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. Ben also previews the film Boss on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Matthew Perry (The Odd Couple/Go On/Mr. Sunshine/Friends) and Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911) - Matthew and Thomas are guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. They will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) and Chelsey Crisp (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall and Chelsey are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Maria Thayer (Those Who Can't/Eagleheart) - Maria is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - John appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show at 12am on BET or on your local stations.
  • J.B. Smoove (The Millers/Bent/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J.B. appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM Hits 1 at 11am.
  • Ella Anderson (Henry Danger) - Ella is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about Where The Light Gets In on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace discusses the Dancing with the Stars performances on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - Watch David on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena and Girls showrunner Jenni Konner are guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings. Melissa and her husband Ben Falcone will be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers/30 Rock) - Kristen visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911) - Thomas drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show) - Wendell appears on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) - Colin is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia bakes tantalizing cinnamon rolls with Michael Symon on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly opens up about her mother’s battle with dementia on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Schitt's Creek) - The stars of Schitt's Creek stop by the People Now studios.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Catch Mike on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also talks about Lifetime's Project Runway: All Stars on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Ben Schwartz (House of Lies/Parks and Recreation) - Ben is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show) - Wendell talks about HBO's Confirmation on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Lisa Whelchel (The Facts of Life) - Lisa and her daughter, Clancy Cauble, talk about their new Hallmark Channel original movie Hearts of Spring, which premieres Saturday, April 9 at 9/8c, on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. They will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911) - Thomas is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, April 8, 2016
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Watch Ken on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • J.K. Simmons (Growing Up Fisher/Family Tools) - J.K. appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Romany Malco (Mad Dogs/Blunt Talk/Weeds) - Romany helps Mario Batali make a memorable Huevos Rancheros with Lime Habanero Crema on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Zoey Deutch (The Suite Life on Deck) - Zoey talks about her new film Everybody Wants Some on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ella Anderson (Henry Danger) - Ella shares details on her new movie Boss on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now.
  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Miles Ahead on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show) - Wendell talks about HBO's Confirmation on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kevin Pollak (Angel from Hell/Mom/Work with Me) - Kevin talks about Special Correspondents on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, so check your listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa can be heard on SiriusXM on Wakeup with Taylor, Shade 45 with Sway, Morning Men, Entertainment Weekly and Just Jenny with Jenny Hut.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, August 25

Last Man Standing - "The Courtship of Vanessa's Mother" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Vanessa's mother comes to visit and hits it off with Ed; Mandy and Kyle tutor Boyd, but they may be the ones getting outsmarted.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy nearly gives up on her dream of becoming a fashion designer when she is faced with rejection; Vanessa looks back at her own career path, which stirs up regrets; Mike steps in to help the women in his family realize their dreams.

The Simpsons - "Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Homer's work cuts children's health care benefits, Marge turns to buying healing crystals as a cheaper solution for Bart's ADD; Bart begins to succeed in school, prompting Marge to open her own crystals empire and sell to mothers at school.

What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage - "Neighbor" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Fred struggles to discuss the mysterious cliffhanger from "The Flare" and speak with his guests because of a new noisy neighbor on the stage next door; Eric Stonestreet and Randall Park stop by.

Family Guy - "Trans-Fat" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Peter is mistakenly identified as transgender, which leads to an unexpected event and him learning an important lesson.

What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage - "Elevator" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Fred gets stuck in an elevator and is unable to host the show, Taylor must face her biggest fear: hosting the show alone; Ike Barinholz, Jillian Bell and Taran Killam stop by.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 19)

Sunday, August 25

  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Catch Adam on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.


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07/09 - Broad City - The Complete Series
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07/17 - The Practice (1976) - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
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07/23 - What I Like About You - The Complete First Season
07/30 - The Good Place - The Complete Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Fourth Season
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08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
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