Friday, July 29, 2016

VH1 Classic Renaming to MTV Classic; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 1, 2016)

MTV Classic

MTV announced it will rebrand VH1 Classic as MTV Classic. MTV Classic will feature an eclectic mix of fan-favorite MTV series and music programming drawn from across its rich history, with a special focus on the 1990s and early 2000s. The rebrand takes effect on Monday, August 1 - 35 years to the day that MTV first debuted - at 6:00 a.m. when MTV Classic will air "MTV Hour One," MTV's first hour of programming from 1981. On Monday, August 1, MTV Classic will again re-air "MTV Hour One" at 12:00 p.m. ET before airing the Total Request Live retrospective The TRL Decade. Following will be a marathon of some of the most memorable episodes of MTV Unplugged - many of which haven't aired in years - including artists Bob Dylan, Alice In Chains, Erykah Badu, Oasis, Neil Young, Nirvana and more, that will lead into a primetime animated programming block including Daria, Beavis & Butt-head and Aeon Flux. "MTV Hour One" will also air on MTV's Facebook page via Facebook Live.

At launch, the network will feature primetime "from the vault" programming blocks Mondays through Thursdays from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. that will include series such as Daria, Beavis & Butt-head, Aeon Flux, Run's House, Pimp My Ride, Cribs, Jackass, Punk'd, Wonder Showzen, Clone High and more. Every Friday, MTV Classic will feature classic music series in primetime including MTV Unplugged, Storytellers, live music performances and more. On the weekends, the network will serve up binge-worthy marathons of fan favorites including full seasons of The Real World, Laguna Beach, Road Rules and more. Additionally, MTV Classic will continue to run movies, concerts and music videos from the past that speak to the last three decades of music.


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 Aug. 1-5, 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, August 1, 2016

  • Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Simon on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Florence Foster Jenkins on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Shiri Appleby (Sunday Dinner) Constance Zimmer (Entourage/Good Morning, Miami) - Shiri and Constance are guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. They also talk about UnREAL on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Constance will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani and Zach Woods (Silicon Valley) - Thomas, Kumail and Zach are guests on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Jack appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will and the cast of Suicide Squad are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jessie T. Usher (Survivor's Remorse) - Jessie shares his One Last Thing on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Anna Gunn (Down the Shore) - Anna is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher (Take My Wife) - Cameron and Rhea discuss their new Seeso original comedy series Take My Wife on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Sex and the City) - John discusses his role of Flash, the much-acclaimed former lead guitarist of The Heathens, the band he formed with Johnny (Denis Leary) in the FX hit comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Catch Will on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark visits Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Morris From America on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Paul Feig (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/The Jackie Thomas Show) - Paul appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Milana Vayntrub (Other Space) - Milana is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Help Me Help You/Daddio) - Suzy stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Sex and the City) - John can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on Sirius XM at 10:20am.
  • Thomas Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911) - Thomas guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Eve (Eve) - Eve appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ed Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Thunder Alley) - Ed is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Aziz on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Carla Gugino (The Brink/Spin City) - Carla is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Will and the cast of Suicide Squad are guests on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Gunn (Down the Shore) - Anna is a guest on Popcorn with Peter Travers on ABC News.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Sex and the City) - John stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Craig Bierko (Unhitched/Madman of the People/Sydney) - Craig is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about Nine Lives on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 10am.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Carla Gugino (The Brin/Spin City) - Carla visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 12:00am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri guest co-hosts a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah prepares easy baking treats for children on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry guest co-hosts Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Adam Pally (The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam talks about Joshy on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm.
  • Tony Danza (Who's the Boss?/Taxi) - Tony will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, August 5, 2016
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - Watch George on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis is a guest on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James appears on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Reno 911!) - Niecy is a guest on a repeat of The Meredith Vieira Show, so check your local listings.
  • Busy Phillips (Cougar Town) - Busy gives a Flashback Friday to her audition tape from Freaks and Geeks on People Now at 8:30am.
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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.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est TV & Movie Collection Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two The Good Place - The Complete Third Season Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six

06/04 - The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est Brady Bunch TV & Movie Collection
06/18 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two (Blu-ray)
07/08 - Man with a Plan - Season Two
07/09 - Broad City - Season 5
07/09 - Broad City - The Complete Series
07/09 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season
07/09 - Speechless - The Complete Third Season
07/16 - Eight Is Enough - The Complete First Season
07/17 - The Practice (1976) - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
07/23 - Brockmire - The Complete First Season
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
08/13 - I Love Lucy - Colorized Collection
08/13 - Leave it to Beaver - Seasons One and Two
08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
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