Sunday, September 02, 2018

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 3, 2018)

It's Sunday, 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 September 3-7, 2018, 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, September 3
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - Watch Ariana on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Marc Maron (GLOW/Maron) - Marc is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity and her husband William H. Macy are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle), Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces/The Michael J. Fox Show and Giancarlo Esposito (Bakersfield P.D.) - Bryan, Betsy, Giancarlo and the cast of Breaking Bad are guests on a repeat of
  • JoAnna Garcia (Animal Practice/Better with You/Reba) - JoAnna guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle is part of the panel on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Penn Badgley (Do Over) - Penn talks about Lifetime's You on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, September 4
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Catch Rami on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil Rel visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Yvonne Orji (Insecure) - Yvonne appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wyatt Cenac (People of Earth) - Wyatt appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House) - Keegan-Michael appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Penn Badgley (Do Over) - Penn stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. He also talks about Lifetime's You on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about All I Needed Was A Hug on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee talks about Me, My Selfie and I on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff talks about Relative Insanity on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Wednesday, September 5
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Watch Sarah on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rob Corddry (Ballers/The Winner) - Rob drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) and Jess Hilarious (Rel) - Lil Rel and Jess talk about Rel on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John talks about Jack Ryan on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus (Still the King) - Billy Ray performs on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Andrew W. Walker (Maybe It's Me) - Andrew is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Penn Badgley (Do Over) - Penn talks about Lifetime's You on the BUILD Series at 5pm.
Thursday, September 6
  • Jim Carrey (Kidding/The Duck Factory) - Catch Jim on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Feig (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/The Louie Show/The Jackie Thomas Show) - Paul stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob talks about The Bad Seed on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am, on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jason Jones and Natalie Zea (The Detour) - Jason and Natalie are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads) - Vanessa will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus (Still the King) - Billy Ray appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Alicia Witt (Cybill) - Alicia performs Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Out All Night) - Vivica is a guest on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Alia Shawkat (Search Party/Arrested Development) - Alia talks about Blaze on the BUILD Series at 5pm.
Friday, September 7
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Watch Nick on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Matt Groening (Creator of The Simpsons/Disenchantment/Futurama) - Matt is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Y'lan Noel (Insecure) - Y'lan visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil Rel is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Peyton List (Bunk'd/Jessie) - Peyton talks about her new music on People Now on PeopleTV at 12pm.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home), Keir Gilchrist (Atypical/United States of Tara and Brigette Lundy-Paine (Atypical) - Michael, Keir and Brigette talk about Atypica on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Donny Most (Happy Days) - Donny will be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rev Run and Justine Simmons (All About the Washingtons) - Rev run and Justine talk about All About the Washingtons on the BUILD Series at 11am.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, September 2

The Goldbergs - "Hail Barry" (ABC, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Barry joins the football team but is quickly benched by Coach Mellor due to his lack of playing ability. He convinces himself the coach is testing him; but when Barry realizes the truth of his playing ability, Adam helps his brother understand there are other ways he can contribute to the team and comes up with their own version of the Super Bowl Shuffle. Meanwhile, Beverly designs jackets that she tries to get Murray and Erica to sell when a national TV channel won’t.

Bob's Burgers - "Mission Impos-slug-ble" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise's extensive card collection gets confiscated at school and she devises a plan to get them back; Bob must give a eulogy for an old acquaintance despite an unfortunate incident that happened years ago.

The Simpsons - "Whistler's Father" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer discovers Maggie's whistling talent and launches her baby-celebrity career; When Marge impresses Fat Tony with her interior design taste, he hires her to style his brothel.

The Simpsons - "Grampy Can Ya Hear Me" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Grampa gets a hearing aid and finally hears what everyone has been saying about him; Principal Skinner discovers that his mother has kept a secret from him.

Bob's Burgers - "Thanks-hoarding" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Teddy's family unexpectedly announces they're coming for Thanksgiving; the preparation proves challenging; Teddy is discovered to be a hoarder.

Family Guy - "HTTPete" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
To help promote the brewery to millennials, Peter adopts the millennial lifestyle; his methods soon attract the attention of a high-powered Silicon Valley executive.

Family Guy - "The Unkindest Cut" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Quagmire loses his most treasured body part and must learn to live without it; Stewie and Brian search for Mort after learning there is a reward for turning him into the police for his involvement in a drug scam.


Monday, September 3

Mom - "Phone Confetti and a Wee Dingle" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie’s relaxing trip to a spa takes a turn when Bonnie lands in jail.

Life in Pieces - "Goose Friends Auction Fog" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him. Also, John and Greg decide to brew beer together, Matt donates one of his paintings to a silent auction for Tim’s medical charity, and Heather becomes jealous of Joan’s friendship with a classmate.


Tuesday, September 4

Wrecked - "Last Meal" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of The Hunt, Martha offers to the survivors one last meal of their choosing -- as long as they can all decide together.


Wednesday, September 5

The Goldbergs - "MTV Spring Break" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Hoping to get the true spring break experience, Erica and Barry visit Pops in Florida, yet it’s nothing how they expected. Meanwhile, Adam tells the truth to Beverly and Murray but then gets a surprising reaction.

American Housewife - "The Inheritance" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After the passing of a family friend, the Ottos all react differently to the allotment of the deceased’s inheritance.

Modern Family - "CHiPs and Salsa" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Haley hears that her loopy boss (guest star Mira Sorvino) is looking for a product with the magical properties of peppers, she tries to gain favor by convincing Gloria to sell her salsa to NERP; Mitchell gets Cam the police ride-along he’s always dreamed of.

American Housewife - "It's Not You, It's Me" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie and Greg struggle to resist the urge to micromanage as their children navigate life choices, such as landing your first job, picking out friends and managing homework.


Thursday, September 6

The Big Bang Theory - "The Monetary Insuffiency" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies.

Young Sheldon - "Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A disappointing loss at the science fair sends Sheldon’s life in a new direction. Jason Alexander guest stars as Sheldon’s drama teacher, Mr. Lundy.


Friday, September 7

The Paynes - "No Room for Payne" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Curtis realizes he was right about Nyla all along.


Saturday, September 8

none scheduled


Sunday, September 9

Rel - "Pilot" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A recently divorced father makes a fresh start on the West Side of Chicago with the help of his best friend, his overly encouraging younger brother and his prideful dad.

The Simpsons - "The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to Be" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Marge is frustrated with the local government and decides to run for mayor; she makes Homer the butt of her jokes to win public support.

Bob's Burgers - "V for Valentine-detta" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a rough breakup on Valentine's Day, the Belcher women have a limo girls' night out to make Tina feel better; Bob and Gene have a trapeze experience that brings them closer.

Family Guy - "Are You There God? It's Me, Peter" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Peter falls into a coma and meets God face to face; he asks God some of life's tough questions.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, July 3

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
CBS will honor the memory of legendary actor, producer, director, writer, comedian and Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner with THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER, featuring two colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As series creator and co-star, Carl Reiner personally supervised the original colorization of the episodes.

The special features “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time,” and “October Eve,” which Mr. Reiner considered to be one of the series’ funniest episodes. Both were written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff.

In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt her when, despite her having posed fully clothed, the artist (played by Carl Reiner) takes the liberty of “undraping” her. The episode was first presented on April 8, 1964, during season three.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 29)

Friday, July 3

  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:35am on ABC.
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Camping/Fleabag/Love/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Tika talks about the season finale of mixed-ish and her latest project helping new moms on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie/The Secret Lives of Men) - Peter talks about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Grace and Frankie on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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05/05 - Kidding - Season 2
05/19 - The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season
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05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
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06/09 - Letterkenny - Seasons 3 & 4
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06/09 - No Activity - Season 1
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06/23 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Seventh Season
06/23 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Third Season (Blu-ray)
06/30 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Seven
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