Friday, February 10, 2017

Netflix Bulks Up in 2017 on Original Content; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 13, 2017)

Netflix

Internet TV knows no time slot, no genre and no geographic bounds. Freed from these constraints, Netflix is able to program for over 93 million unique tastes of entertainment lovers around the world, from the romantic comedy lover in Paris to the sci-fi aficionado in Sao Paulo and everyone in between. That's why in 2017, the streaming service will deliver the biggest and most diverse slate in Netflix history -- with more than 1,000 hours of new series, films, stand-up specials, documentaries and more for members around the world. Netflix's goal is to create an experience that consistently presents the right content to the right member at the right time. Over time, the service has improved its algorithms and developed a global recommendation system, delivering an even more personalized experience that helps members easily find a diverse set of movies, TV shows and more that they otherwise may not have been able to discover.

Earlier this week at the Hudson Mercantile in New York, Netflix provided a first look at some of the new original content coming this year that may appear in a "Recommended for You" row sometime soon. Among the news items were: Grace and Frankie will premiere March 24, 2017. 13 Reasons Why, produced by Selena Gomez, premieres March 31, 2017. New comedy Girlboss premieres April 21, 2017. Bill Nye Saves The World will premiere April 21, 2017. Orange Is The New Black Season 5 will premiere June 9, 2017. Anne will premiere May 12, 2017. Dear White People will premiere April 28, 2017. Casting JonBenet will premiere April 28, 2017. The OA Part II Pick-up. Love Season 3 Pick-up. Chef's Table Season 3.




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. 13-17, 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!


Saturday, February 11, 2017

  • John Amos (Good Times/All About the Andersons/704 Hauser) - John will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Monday, February 13, 2017
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Seinfeld) - Patrick is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tom Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Tom appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Milana Vayntrub (Other Space) - Milana is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal talks about Designated Survivor on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) - Charlie, Eden and Atticus are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • JB Smoove (The Millers/Curb Your Enthusiasm/'Til Death) - JB guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Greg Poehler (You Me Her/Welcome to Sweden) - Greg appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cheryl Hines (Son of Zorn/Suburgatory/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Cheryl joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete talks about Crashing on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sofia Black-D'Elia (The Mick) - Sofia discusses The Mick on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Catch Charlie on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Baranski (Cybill/Happy Family/Welcome to New York) - Christine appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Spin City/Samanta Who?) - Jennifer drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Finesse Mitchell (A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Who's the Boss?/Romantically Challenged) - Alyssa cooks eggplant lasagna on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Beth Grant (The Mindy Project) - Beth talks about The Mindy Project on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney talk about For Peete's Sake on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Adam on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. He will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Colton Dunn (Superstore) - Colton is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory) - Wil appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Christine Baranski (Cybill/Happy Family/Welcome to New York) - Christine talks about The Good Fight on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy talks about Fist Fight on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jillian Bell (Workaholics/Eastbound & Down) - Jillian is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full House) - Lori talks about When Calls the Heart on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie) - Dove discusses Liv and Maddie and her new movie Descendants 2 on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Catch Sally on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril serves up chicken and dumplings on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Full Hose) - Lori joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Charlie talks about Fist Fight on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin talks about Billions on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, February 17, 2017
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Watch Joel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John C. McGinley (Scrubs/Ground Floor) - John appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats about Billions on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (Angie Tribeca/black-ish) - Deon guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Gail O'Grady (Hot Properties) - Gail talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love on Ice on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tia Mowry (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia makes lamb meatballs on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke opens up about her style – and how she chooses her outfits on People Now at 8:30am.
All listings are subject to change. Visit our blog and main site for daily updated listings. Leave us comments on our message board or Tweet/Facebook us to let us know what you think of this Friday feature! We do listen!


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 28

The Conners - "Mud Turtles, A Good Steak and One Man in a Tub" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Becky thinks that Jackie’s new friend Dawn (guest star Cheryl Hines), a restaurant supplier, is only cozying up to her to sell them things they can’t afford for the Lunch Box. Darlene is thrilled when Harris gets into Central Illinois State, but Harris might have found a better offer on her own. When Dan finds himself in an embarrassing situation nursing an injury, Louise (Katey Sagal) tries to help him out.

Bless This Mess - "The Letter of the Law" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Rio is bummed she can’t afford to go to Iceland for her best friend’s wedding, so the nuptials are moved and brought to the farm. Meanwhile, Rio is forced to take on Deb’s mail route after she quits, and Mike and Jacob help Rudy get over Constance.

mixed-ish - "True Colors" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Paul is shocked to hear from his estranged mother who wants to visit for Rainbow’s 13th birthday and soon learns more about why she abandoned him. Meanwhile, Rainbow sees turning 13 as a huge turning point in her life and wants a big birthday party, but Alicia wants to celebrate all the things Rainbow missed out on over the years while on the commune.

black-ish - "Adventure to Ventura" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre worries Diane and Jack don’t know how to fend for themselves and sends them out on an adventure, only to realize it’s his overbearing worries that hold the twins back. Meanwhile, Junior gets into a tricky situation at work when he befriends Josh in hopes of scoring a positive peer review.

Schitt's Creek - "Maid of Honour" (Pop, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Moira shares the newly released "Crows" movie trailer with the Jazzagals; Johnny and Roland find a suspicious bag of money at the new motel.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 27)

Tuesday, January 28

  • Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Ben on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Tony Rock (Living Biblically/All of Us) - Tony is a panelist on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley) - Kumail stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Aidy Bryant (Shrill) - Aidy appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris talks about Fox's The Resident on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland/Hot in Cleveland/Jake in Progress/Just Shoot Me!) - Wendie talks about Disney Channel's The Owl House on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia talks about Poisoned Love on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill talks about The Sinner on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the BUILD Series at 12:15pm.
  • Janeane Garofalo (The Larry Sanders Show) and Grant Rosenmeyer (Oliver Beene) - Janeane and Grant are guests on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


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