Friday, April 28, 2017

Comic Veteran Joins TBS Comedy People of Earth; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1, 2017)

Nasim Pedrad

Saturday Night Live alum Nasim Pedrad (Scream Queens, New Girl) has joined TBS's hit comedy People of Earth as a series regular, beginning this summer with the show's second season. People of Earth centers on a group of alien abductees – or "experiencers" – living in the small town of Beacon, N.Y. The series is executive-produced by Emmy® winners Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels, along with creator David Jenkins and showrunner Norm Hiscock.

In her new People of Earth role, Pedrad joins a stellar ensemble cast that includes Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez, Michael Cassidy, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Brian Huskey, Nancy Lenehan, Tracee Chimo, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Björn Gustafsson and Ken Hall. She will play Special Agent Alex Foster, a smart, dedicated FBI investigator getting a second chance after recently being disgraced. Alex comes to Beacon on the hunt for local newspaper owner Jonathan Walsh (Cassidy), who is wanted for white-collar crimes.



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 May 1-5, 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!


Sunday, April 30, 2017

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1, 2017
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  • Will Arnett (The Millers/Up All Night/Running Wilde/Arrested Development) - Will guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Up All Night) - Maya appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (How to Be a Gentleman/Veronica's Closet/The Larry Sanders Show) - Mary is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Conan) - Kristin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jonathan Banks (Community/Fired Up) - Jonathan stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She talks about her new book The Total ME-Tox and cooks up a clean and healthy recipe with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • John Michael Higgins (Great News/Happily Divorced/Kath & Kim) - John talks about Great News on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie talks about King Arthur on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Paul Feig (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/The Jackie Thomas Show) - Paul and the cast of the film Snatched are guests on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Horatio Sanz (Great News) - Horatio is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Great News on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Paul Scheer (The League/Fresh Off the Boat) - Paul is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:30am.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily are guests on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore) - Lauren drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She also talks about Shots Fired on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations. She is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried), Jon Daly (Betas) and Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher) - Al, Jon and Ari are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti drops the mic on dessert with her Jammin' Blackberry Jam Cake on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben talks about Superstore on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on Daily Pop on E! at 12pm.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Alan Tudyk (Suburgatory) - Alan appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Al is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Working Class/Reba) - Melissa is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Joely Fisher ('Til Death/Ellen) - Joely speaks out on the death of her sister Carrie Fisher on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey makes her Chew debut to chat with Carla Hall about her new book This is Just My Face on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10am.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Paul Feig (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/The Jackie Thomas Show) - Paul talks about Snatched on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura talks about The Dinner on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris stops by to dish about his upcoming comedy tour, love life, fatherhood and more on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
Friday, May 5, 2017
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Son of Zorn/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. She also talks about Snatched on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Clinton Kelly by whipping up a delicious dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen talks about First Dates on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff talks about Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Britt Robertson (Girlboss) - Britt talks about her new Netflix show Girlboss on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana talks about Spin City on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Sunday, April 21

The Simpsons - "Cremains of the Day" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When someone in Homer's life passes away, he and some guys from Moe's go on a road trip to scatter the ashes.

Krapopolis - "Muse Your Illusion" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A plague of Muses descends upon Krapopolis; Deliria struggles to endure Shlub's centennial molting.

The Great North - "High Expectations Adventure" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Judy and Kima accidentally get high during a school field trip, they are sent on a mission to find treasure by a talking tub of cottage cheese named Beth; Wolf's signature sandwich is removed from the menu at Lydia's sandwich shop.

Grimsburg - "The Big Trouble With Lil' Betsy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marvin and the team investigate the death of a morning TV host, in which former child star Lil' Betsy is the main suspect; Marvin becomes consumed with his newfound celebrity status.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Joey King (Bent) - Watch Joey on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) and Haley Joel Osment (Future Man/Alpha House/The Jeff Foxworthy Show/Thunder Alley) - Esther and Haley Joel are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Christine Taylor (Search Party/Arrested Development/Hey Dude and David Lascher (Sabrina the Teenage Witch/Blossom/Hey Dude) - Drew is handing the show over to Hey Dude…The 90s Called! Podcast Hosts Christine Taylor and David Lascher to interview her show for a special Drew's Download edition of the show. Christine and Drew reminisce on filming The Wedding Singer together and reveals which role she auditioned for but Drew got instead. Plus, they have a big surprise in store when they reunite Drew with a former castmate on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michaela Watkins (Dinner with the Parents/Search Party/The Unicorn/Casual/Trophy Wife) and Daniel Thrasher (Dinner with the Parents) - Michaela and Daniel talk about Amazon Freevee's Dinner with the Parents on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Ash (Not Dead Yet/Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren talks about ABC's Not Dead Yet on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Dulcé Sloan (The Great North) - Dulcé shares easy Mother’s Day craft gift ideas on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Alison Brie (Community/GLOW) - Alison is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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