Sunday, December 15, 2019

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 16, 2019)

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 December 16-20, 2019, 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, December 16
  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on Jimmy Kimmel Live After Darth: A Star Wars Special at 10:00pm on ABC.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor/Scream Queens) - Lea visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She will also be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete is a panelist on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial and Error/Kristin) - Kristin drops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Abby Quinn (Mad About You) - Abby talks about the Mad About You revival and the Little Women movie on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally is interviewed by Gayle King on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie talks about Just Mercy on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Paul Reiser (Mad About You/Red Oaks/My Two Dads) and Helen Hunt (Mad About You/It Takes Two) - Paul and Helen talk about Mad About You on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, December 17
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Catch Karen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • John Lithgow (Trial and Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Just Mercy on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken guest hosts The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers/The Flight of the Conchords) - Kristen stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Big Day) - Leslie is a guest on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela is a panelist on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie chats about the film Just Mercy on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel talks about Cats on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Juan Pablo Di Pace (Fuller House) - Juan is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Wednesday, December 18
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Reiser (Mad About You/Red Oaks/My Two Dads) and Helen Hunt (Mad About You/It Takes Two) - Paul and Helen are guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Annie Potts (Young Sheldon/Love & War/Designing Women) - Annie appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry is a guest on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • John Lithgow (Trial and Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Bombshell on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Like Family/Love, Inc.) - Holly talks about A Family Christmas on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Thursday, December 19
  • John Lithgow (Trial and Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Catch John on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) and Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Nicole and Ron are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor/Scream Queens) - Lea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rhea Butcher (Take My Wife) - Rhea is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!/Second Generation Wayans) - Tatyana talks about Lifetime's Christmas Hotel on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Karen talks about Jumanji: The Next Level on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl guest co-hosts Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 20
  • Aisling Bea (Living with Yourself) - Watch Aisling on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Paul Reiser (Mad About You/Red Oaks/My Two Dads) and Helen Hunt (Mad About You/It Takes Two) - Paul and Helen chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Karen visits The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Like Family/Love, Inc.) - Holly talks about A Family Christmas Gift on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!/Second Generation Wayans) - Tatyana talks about It's a Wonderful Lifetime on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts Access Daily, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 15

The Simpsons - "Bobby: It's Cold Outside" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sideshow Bob gets contracted as the mall Santa; someone steals all the Christmas packages off people's front porches.

Bless the Harts - "Miracle on Culpepper Slims Boulevard" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Louise invites the Harts and Brenda to her annual Christmas party in lieu of a bonus, the extravagance makes Jenny feel insecure; Betty tries to figure out how to give the family the best Christmas presents on a budget.

Bob's Burgers - "Have Yourself a Maily Linda Christmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Linda works a temp job at the post office to make extra money for the holidays; Bob and Tina get trapped at home with Linda's fussy family; Gene and Louise scramble to find the perfect gift for Tina.

Family Guy - "Christmas Is Coming" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Meg has a surprising response after she takes Stewie to the mall to meet Santa; Brian must help Stewie process the experience.


Monday, December 16

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Scooter" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When the Johnsons’ Christmas present for Grover is stolen, Calvin and Dave team up to recover the gift in time for the holiday. Also, a nostalgic Tina tries to get into the Christmas spirit by reviving traditions from when Malcolm and Marty were kids.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Splitting the Hairs" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bob, Douglas and Christina try to get Dottie to make a will. Also, Abishola and Kemi’s friendship is tested after Abishola catches Kemi in a lie.


Tuesday, December 17

The Conners - "Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dan is disappointed when everyone but Becky forgets about his birthday. Meanwhile, Darlene and Ben face an issue at work, and Dan takes advantage of the family Christmas Santa photo to force Jackie to befriend Louise.

Bless This Mess - "459" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Rio host the big event of college football season: the town’s Huskers kickoff party. But no one in Bucksnort believes they can pull it off. They might be right when Rio loses Portia, the pig that’s been selected for the lucky pig race. Beau and Kay frantically try to hide the fact that they’ve split up, with mixed results.


Wednesday, December 18

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times" - (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
“Live in Front of a Studio Audience,” the live broadcast television event that captivated audiences with its all-star cast recreating episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” last spring, is set to return to ABC with newly recreated, live installments of Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin’s Emmy® Award-winning series “All in the Family” and groundbreaking sitcom “Good Times,” created by Mike Evans, Eric Monte and developed by Lear. The holiday-inspired live event produced by Sony Pictures Television, will reunite executive producers Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Brent Miller, Will Ferrell and Justin Theroux. Kerry Washington, who portrayed Helen Willis of “The Jeffersons” in the original special in the spring, will join as an executive producer.

black-ish - "Good-ish Times" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre is left exhausted after wrestling with a lot of stress at work, and, while at home, he drifts to sleep watching a TV marathon of “Good Times” – cue the dream sequence. The Johnson family goes back in time to the 1970s, transforming into the classic TV show’s characters.

mixed-ish - "Do They Know It's Christmas?" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Alicia and Paul strive to maintain their winter solstice traditions from the commune, but their parents want to have a more traditional Christmas with the kids. Meanwhile, Alicia’s dad, Lynwood, competes with Harrison to be the kids’ favorite granddad.

mixed-ish - "Papa Don't Preach" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Paul struggles when Rainbow and Santamonica want to participate in a beauty pageant. Meanwhile, Johan gets teased for crying after a martial arts tournament, and Alicia and Harrison struggle with the best way for him to fight back.


Thursday, December 19

Young Sheldon - "A Loaf of Bread and a Grand Old Flag" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Things spiral out of control when Sheldon boycotts his favorite bread company. Also, Georgie offers Veronica a shoulder to cry on when she’s dumped by her boyfriend.

The Unicorn - "The Unicorn and the Catfish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Wade changes the password to his online dating profile because his friends become too involved, Forrest goes to great lengths to keep tabs on him. Also, Grace and Natalie are torn when their favorite romance-themed reality show they watched with their mom returns for a new season.

Mom - "Big Floor Pillows and a Ball of Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie are suspicious when Adam’s best friend, Mitch (Bradley Whitford), returns, insisting he’s a changed man.

Carol's Second Act - "Marathon Day" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Dr. Jacobs collapses after running a marathon, Carol becomes her doctor and they clash over her course of treatment. Also, Daniel and Lexie try to help Caleb conquer an old phobia.

Last Man Standing - "Cards on the Table" / "A Moving Finale" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike begrudgingly invites Ryan to his weekly poker game but immediately regrets it; Mandy and Kyle are hesitant to move out of the Baxter household and into their own place.


Friday, December 20

I Love Lucy - "I Love Lucy Christmas Special" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Featuring two back-to-back episodes of the classic series, the colorized “The Christmas Episode” and newly colorized “Paris at Last.” “The Christmas Episode” (first presented in black and white on Christmas Eve, 1956) finds the Ricardos and Mertzes decorating Lucy and Ricky’s Christmas tree and reminiscing about how their lives have changed since the arrival of the Ricardos’ son, Little Ricky. In “Paris at Last” (originally aired Feb. 27, 1956) the Ricardos and Mertzes arrive in the French capital, where Lucy encounters a sidewalk artist, who sells multiple copies of the same “original” oil painting, and a con man, who offers a better exchange rate for her American dollars than the one offered in the banks. Later, her attempt to have a quiet lunch in an outdoor café finds her not only unwittingly ordering a plate of snails, but paying the check with counterfeit French francs.


Saturday, December 21

Young Sheldon - "An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A video game takes over Sheldon and Meemaw’s life. Also, George Sr. is jealous when Georgie bonds with Herschel (Billy Gardell) at the auto shop.

The Unicorn - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Walton Goggins stars in a comedy about a tight-knit group of best friends and family who helps Wade (Goggins) embrace his “new normal” in the wake of the loss of his wife one year ago.

Carol's Second Act - "Pilot" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol Kenney enthusiastically begins her first day as an internal medicine intern, but has a rocky start when she disregards direct orders from her boss in order to help a patient. Also, Carol meets Dr. Frost, a senior attending physician who may be the ally Carol needs in her second act.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Pilot" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob, a middle-aged compression-sock businessman from Detroit, unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, Abishola, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over.


Sunday, December 22

none scheduled

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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, July 30

Bunk'd - "Moose Queens and Possum Kings" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Destiny needs someone old enough to enter the Summer Moose Queen Pageant, she enlists Parker and Ava for help.

Gabby Duran & the Unsittables - "A Song of Gabby & Susie" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gabby teams up with her bitter rival, Susie, to masquerade as best friends to win a contest to meet her favorite book author.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 26)

Friday, July 30

  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Watch Chelsea on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Molly Ringwald (The Facts of Life/Townies) - Molly talks about The Kissing Booth 3 on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney chats about Touch Me with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Dove Cameron (Schmigadoon!/Liv and Maddie) - Dove appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Jay talks about his role in the new Netflix series Resort to Love on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Don Johnson (Kenan) - Don appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael appears on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Family Reunion/Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia whips up the perfect breakfast for kids, overnight oats in the shape of Elmo, on a repeat of Access Daily, 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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