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

Sunday, July 25

History of the Sitcom

Where Have All the Theme Songs Gone? (CNN, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Don Lemon reviews the most popular TV theme songs in history with Gary Portnoy of "Cheers", Christopher Knight from "The Brady Bunch", Fran Drescher from "The Nanny", and composer Kurt Farquhar.

History of the Sitcom - "Working for Laughs" (CNN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Work families can be even funnier than our biological ones, since the endless array of wacky sitcom characters on the job offers hilarious insights into the state of the American workplace.

Duncanville - "Crimes and Misters Demean Her" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jack coaches Jing's little league soccer team, but when he feels he's too easy on the kids he calls on Duncan to yell at the team to get them to win; Annie takes Kimberly to work with her after she has a falling out with her friends.

HouseBroken - "Who's Going to the Vet?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Chief eats Jill's vibrator, he's taken to the vet and ends up leading his own version of group therapy; Tabitha goes to live with The Gray One and learns she has to sing and dance if she wants to survive.

The Simpsons - "The 7 Beer Itch" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Marge and the kids take a seaside vacation, Homer is unwittingly tempted by a British femme fatale.

The Great North - "My Fart Will Go on Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While the family prepares for Wolf and Honeybee's wedding, an unexpected guest RSVPs.

Bob's Burgers - "Y Tu Tina También" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Tina is forced to listen to Spanish audio lessons in the library to improve her grade, she develops an unexpected crush; Louise and Gene want to dunk Mr. Frond at the Wagstaff Spring Fair.

Family Guy - "The Marrying Kind" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie gets a mail order bride and experiences domestic life; Peter and Chris become addicted to free hotel breakfast buffets.

Wellington Paranormal - "She-Wolf" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Officers O'Leary and Minogue investigate what they believe are dog attacks, but stumble upon something more mysterious.

Dead Pixels - "The Chair" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alison becomes concerned over Meg's physical downturn and tries to sway her to a healthier regime; everyone worries about Nicky.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 19)

Friday, July 23

  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kim Fields (The Upshaws/Living Single/The Facts of Life/Baby, I'm Back) - Watch Kim on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Christine Baranski (Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Minnie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Sarah appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Leah is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March-July)

Fuller House - The Complete Series Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)

03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two
06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
08/03 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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