Friday, December 16, 2016

CBS to Air a Special Preview of Superior Donuts on February 2; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 19, 2016)

Superior Donuts

The CBS Television Network announced the series premiere of sitcom Superior Donuts, starring Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler, will debut with a special preview on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8:30PM ET/PT. The new comedy then moves to its regular Monday, 9:00PM ET/PT half-hour on Feb. 6. As a result, 2 Broke Girls will shift to 9:30 PM ET/PT half-hour, following the season finale of The Odd Couple on Jan. 30. The special preview premiere on Feb. 2 will also feature the CBS series premiere of new drama Training Day at 10pm, as we mentioned. The premieres of sophomore drama Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders will be announced at a later date. Superior Donuts follows the relationship between the gruff owner (Hirsch) of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee (Fowler) and their loyal patrons, in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood. Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars Katey Sagal, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans and Rell Battle. Bob Daily, Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan, Mark Teitelbaum, John Montgomery, Michael Rotenberg, Josh Lieberman and Jermaine Fowler are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios.



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. 19-23, 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!


Saturday, December 17, 2016

  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Malcolm & Eddie) - Malcolm-Jamal will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, December 19, 2016
  • Alan Tudyk (Suburgatory) - Watch Alan and the cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sarah Paulson (Leap of Faith) - Sarah is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Shia LaBeouf (Even Stevens) - Shia appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - Jennifer stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Carly Hughes (American Housewife) - Carly cooks baked brie with apple butter and sings a holiday song on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hal Sparks (Fuller House) - Hal talks about Fuller House on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Michael Urie (Partners) - Michael is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - Catch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • David Duchovny (Californiction) - David stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie Smulders is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Skylar Astin (Ground Floor) - Skylar appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Megan visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti chats on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Zendaya appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced) - Rita is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) - Busy will be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) and Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Jennifer and Chris are guests on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ali Wenworth (Nightcap) - Ali talks about Pop's Nightcap on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Griffin Gluck (Back in the Game) - Griffin talks about Why Him? on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti is a guest on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Dave Coulier (Fuller House/Full House) - Dave is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) - Catch Will on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Fred Willard (Modern Family/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Fred is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) - Megan appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Debbie Allen (In the House/A Different World) - Debbie is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy Norwood (Zoe Ever After/Moesha) - Brandy joins the Chew Crew on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob reveals the moment he saved his own life and shares some of his secrets for looking so young at 52 on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim talks about Hidden Figures on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Mark Feuerstein (Good Morning, Miami) - Mark is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 23, 2016
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • 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.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Donald Glover (Atlanta/Community) - Donald appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Will drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Keesha Sharp (Are We There Yet?/Girlfriends) - Keesha is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) and Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Nicole and Boris rank the ten most popular breakfast sandwiches on the market in a head-to-head taste test on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, December 5

Young Sheldon - "A Party Invitation, Football Grapes and an Earth Chicken" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mary gets Pastor Jeff involved when Sheldon isn’t invited to Billy’s birthday party. Also, George Sr. has “male-bonding time” with Dr. Sturgis.

The Unicorn - "No Pressure" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Wade pretends to be dating Caroline (Betsy Brandt) to avoid being set up on blind dates by Delia. Also, Ben and Michelle throw an anniversary party for themselves, but have issues with the catering.

Mom - "Tuna Florentine and a Clean Handoff" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy and the ladies rally around Tammy when she has trouble adjusting to early release from parole. Also, Bonnie is disappointed when her perfect birthday gift for Adam gets a lukewarm response.

Carol's Second Act - "Therapy Dogs" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As the hospital hosts therapy dogs to help care for their patients, Carol helps Lexie when the emotional burden of being a doctor becomes too “ruff."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 2)

Thursday, December 5

  • Sam Rockwell (F Is for Family) - Catch Sam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (Trial and Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Casey Wilson (The Hotwives/Marry Me/Happy Endings), Nico Santos (Superstore) and Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Casey, Nico and Chris are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor) - Lea appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She talks about Same Time Next Christmas on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial and Error/Kristin) - Kristin talks about Hallmark Channel's A Christmas Love Story on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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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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