Friday, February 24, 2017

getTV Adds Two '60s Sitcoms; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 27, 2017)

Mrs. G Goes to College

getTV expands its popular daytime programming block with two rarely seen sitcoms, as the charming 1961 higher education CBS comedy Mrs. G Goes to College moves into the daily 6 a.m. ET slot, while the rare 1960 NBC rom-com Peter Loves Mary takes over at 7 a.m. ET starting March 20. This is the first time that both series have aired on television in over 50 years. Mrs. G Goes to College stars EMMY® and TONY®-winning actress Gertrude Berg - a classic radio trailblazer and one of the first women to create, write, produce, and star in a long-running hit series—in her EMMY®-nominated role as Sarah Green, a middle-aged widow who enrolls as a freshman at the local university, where she brightens the students' lives with her kindness and helps them through their struggles with her wisdom. The character originally appeared as Aunt Sarah on the military sitcom Hennesey, starring Jackie Cooper; Cooper would later reprise his role as the titular Lieutenant in an episode of Mrs. G Goes to College. The series co-starred noted character actress Mary Wickes, who also received an EMMY® nod for her role as Maxfield; and acclaimed British actor, and two-time Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star recipient, Sir Cedric Hardwicke as Professor Crayton. Featured guests include Peter Lorre, Alan Reed, Yvonne Craig, John Astin, and Marion Ross as Mrs. G.'s daughter, a decade before she captured the hearts of viewers across the world as Mrs. Cunningham in Happy Days.

Peter Loves Mary

Peter Loves Mary stars real life husband-and-wife duo Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy as married entertainers, who give up the glitz and glamour of New York City for life in the quiet town of Oakdale. While Peter quickly grows bored of his new surroundings, Mary keeps things interesting with a number of misadventures involving the couple's housekeeper and two local children. Notable guests include Yvonne Craig, John Astin, Alan Reed, Wallace Ford, Jack Weston, and Bill Erwin. Hayes and Healy appeared in many classic films and shows together over the years, including the 1953 cult favorite The 5,000 Fingers Of Dr. T, and were also the original voices of the beloved 1949 jingle "See The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet."




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 Feb. 26-Mar 3, 2017, 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, February 27, 2017

  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Slink Johnson (Black Jesus) - Slick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also talks about The Arrangement on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - David chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Trial & Error on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1:30pm.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy dishes on how This is Us is following in Mike & Molly’s footsteps – and why both shows are so beloved on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) and Craig Robinson (The Office) - Lisa and Craig talk about their new film Table 19 on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Sinbad (A Different World/The Sinbad Show) - Sinbad is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Table 19 on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Natalie Zea (The Detour) - Natalie is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/The Comeback) - Dan drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about the new season of Nashville on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Katherine LaNasa (Three Sisters) - Katherine bakes a Mardi Gras king cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig talks about Table 19 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh talks about his The Arrangement on the AOL Build Show at 5pm. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani is a guest on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Watch Alec on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Natalie Zea (The Detour) - Natalie visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She opens up about how she and her husband Travis Schuldt balance work and parenthood – and if they will have more kids on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Crashing/Clipped/Are You There, Chelsa?) - Lauren is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril co-hosts Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time) - Mackenzie appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. She will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick looks back on the first time he met Hugh Jackman on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/The Comeback) - Dan talks about 24: Legacy on the AOL Build Show at 5pm. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • David Cassidy (The Partridge Family) - David discusses his announcement that he is battling dementia and address rumors that he was intoxicated during a recent performance on Dr. Phil, so check your local listings.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Catch Adam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and and chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He talks about his new film Logan on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Paul F. Tompkins (DAG) - Paul is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will also be on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Carla Gugino (Spin City) - Carla is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly/Yes, Dear) - Billy drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Seinfeld) - Patrick appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy is a guest on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole visits The Real, so check your local listings.
Friday, March 3, 2017
  • Paul Rust (Love) - Watch Paul on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally talks about The Glass Menagerie on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends) and Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Lisa and Craig talk about the new movie Table 19 on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class) - Robin is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin talks about The Good Fight on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT and on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy talks about Sun Records on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jace Norman (Henry Danger) - Jace talks about Henry Danger on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 20

black-ish - "My Dinner with Andre Junior" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Junior and Olivia invite an excited Bow and Dre over for dinner in their new apartment, but upon arrival, they immediately become concerned with the young couple’s living conditions. Meanwhile, Diane bonds with Pops as she asks for his advice on dating.

mixed-ish - "You Dropped a Bomb on Me" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Rainbow’s best friend, Tamika, asks her to plan her 14th birthday party, so Bow goes out of her way to make sure it’s the coolest birthday party ever. Meanwhile, Paul and Alicia battle it out for who is the “coolest,” and Harrison takes Santi and Johan on a trip to Mexico for some quality time.

Young Rock - "A Lady Named Star Search" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Hawaii, 1982: While Ata prepares for her "Star Search" audition, Rocky takes an unorthodox approach to helping Dewey deal with some bullies; Lia's conflict with rival wrestling promoter Greg Yao has her on edge.

Kenan - "Teacher's Strike" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the teachers go on strike, everyone has to pitch in to keep the kids occupied; Rick sets up a unique schoolroom in the morning show conference room.

Chad - "Ikrimah Breakup" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When his mom breaks up with her boyfriend and Chad's left without a father figure, Chad does everything in his power to win him back.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 19)

Tuesday, April 20

  • Ellen DeGeneres (The Ellen Show/Ellen/Open House) - Catch Ellen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bradley Whitford (Perfect Harmony/Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (The Simpsons/Brockmire/Free Agents/Imagine That/Herman's Head) - Hank will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kevin James (The Crew/Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!/The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World) - Thomas is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Ed will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny - Jenny appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January-April)

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

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