Sunday, December 22, 2019

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 23, 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 23-27, 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 23
  • Jenny Slate (Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Watch Jenny on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • James Spader (The Office) - James appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tim Meadows (Schooled/No Activity/Son of Zorn/Mr. Box Office/The Bill Engvall Show) - Tim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) and Angela Kinsey (The Office/Haters Back Off/The Hotwives of Orlando) - Jenna and Angela are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mykal-Michelle Harris (mixed-ish) - Mykal-Michelle visits The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denis Leary (The Moodys/Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/The Job) - Denis and Rachael Ray are taking a field trip to a local firehouse to help ring in the holiday season on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • David Krumholtz (Living Biblically/The Trouble with Normal/Chicago Sons) - David will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Trevor Jackson (grown-ish) - Trevor stops by ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Molly McCook (Last Man Standing) - Molly talks about Last Man Standing on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
Tuesday, December 24
  • Jack Black (The Brink) - Catch Jack on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ryan Reynolds (2 Guys and a Girl) - Ryan previews 6 Underground on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor/Scream Queens) - Lea is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Arica Himmel (mixed-ish) - Arica appears on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Soleil talks about Lifetime's Staging Christmas on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Wednesday, December 25
  • Josh Meyers (Red Oaks/That '70s Show) - Watch Josh on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Paul Feig (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/The Jackie Thomas Show) - Paul is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan drops by Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril is Rachael's co-host for the day, and he's cooking up a festive Christmas Morning Breakfast Bake on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (Tyler Perry's The Paynes/In the Cut/The First Family/Sister, Sister/227) - Jackée talks about Carole's Christmas on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) and Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Jamie and Brie talk about Just Mercy on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Thursday, December 26
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself/Wild Oats) - Catch Paul on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jackée Harry (Tyler Perry's The Paynes/In the Cut/The First Family/Sister, Sister/227) - Jackée is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell (Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha guest co-hosts a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim appears on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 27
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Keri appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell (Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha guest co-hosts a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer is a guest on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony talks about Disney+'s Forky Asks a Question on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy talks about Richard Jewell on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class) - Robin talks about OWN's Ambition on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tamera Mowry (Family Reunion/Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tamera will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin reveals the medical mystery that has caused her drama on and off the stage on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 22

none scheduled


Monday, December 23

none scheduled


Tuesday, December 24

none scheduled


Wednesday, December 25

black-ish - "Father Christmas" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pops doesn’t do Christmas, so when he shows up to the house full of holiday cheer with Lynette (Loretta Devine), Dre is thrown off. Pops wants to make up for lost time and go all out this Christmas. The whole family gets into the holiday spirit until someone from Lynette’s past shows up.

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to Thanksgiving" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dave and Gemma host a memorable Thanksgiving in their new home when Dave’s politically incorrect mother, Paula (Marilu Henner), visits from out of town and meets Calvin, Tina and the rest of the Butler family for the first time.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Rob Lauren and Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob and Abishola finally go on a proper date, which is interrupted by Dottie’s medical emergency.

Mom - "Foot Powder and the Barrelworks Pirates" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy’s search for the perfect Secret Santa gift leads her to discover Adam has been hiding something from Bonnie. Also, Tammy looks for a job in order to avoid being sent back to prison.

Carol's Second Act - "Merry December 19th" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol excitedly plans an early Christmas celebration for Jenny, but Jenny’s preoccupied with her secret first date with Daniel. Also, the doctors investigate a case of food poisoning at an office holiday party.

The Moodys - "Pilot" / "Episode 2" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Freshly single, Dan returns to his childhood home for Christmas to find it's in various stages of disarray; Dan meets and instantly clicks with Cora, but she's dating his cousin; Bridget returns to her childhood home after a fight with her husband.

The Moodys - "Episode 3" / "Episode 4" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When an unexpected guest shows up to the Moody house, caroling takes a embarrassing turn; Sean Jr. finally agrees to join Sean Sr.'s Moody Heating and AC business, but trouble ensues when a rival company infringes on their territory.


Thursday, December 26

Young Sheldon - "A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Coopers help Pastor Jeff (Matt Hobby) through a rough patch in his marriage. Also, Sheldon pressures church members for donations when Mary takes him to work for a day.

The Unicorn - "Wade Delayed" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Wade goes out of town for the day, he panics at the realization that he is the sole caretaker of his children. Also, Delia picks up the girls from school for Wade but is thrown for a loop when Grace tells a clever lie to hang out with her friends. Missi Pyle guest stars as Ava, a woman Wade meets in the airport bar.

Mom - "A Dark Closet and Therapy with Horses" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie reluctantly consults a therapist, Trevor (Rainn Wilson), for help with her ADD, and Christy battles her urge to gamble on sports while helping out at the bar.

Carol's Second Act - "Game Changer" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The hospital is abuzz when Carol is assigned to care for a star college football player with a broken rib. Also, sparks continue to fly between Jenny and Daniel.

The Moodys - "Episode 5" / "Episode 6" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With Christmas quickly approaching, Sean Sr. receives the top honor of being the lector of Midnight Mass; when Sean Sr. invites some unexpected guests to Christmas Eve dinner, Ann starts to unravel.


Friday, December 27

American Housewife - "The Bromance Before Christmas" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie looks forward to sharing her favorite childhood Christmas tradition with Taylor, but a surprise visit from her mom, Kathryn (Wendie Malick), threatens her holiday cheer. Meanwhile, Greg is blindsided by Katie’s good intentions; and to make matters worse, Oliver and Anna-Kat break a family heirloom.

Fresh Off the Boat - "S'Mothered" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While Eddie faces his fears and finally introduces his girlfriend Tina to his mom, Louis is in search of his next passion.


Saturday, December 28

none scheduled


Sunday, December 29

The Unicorn - "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Wade suddenly finds himself in a “relationship” he has no interest in when he has trouble turning down a second date. Also, Wade tries to understand when Grace struggles with her social media posts. Nicole Byer guest stars as Meg, Michelle’s sister and a veteran dater who gives Wade advice.

The Unicorn - "Widow's Group" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Wade’s friends encourage him to join a support group for partners who have lost a spouse to help him deal with his anger, Wade’s shocked by the advice he’s given by the host of the support group, Caroline (Betsy Brandt).

Carol's Second Act - "You Give Me Fever" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Carol treats an elderly patient with a fever, Mrs. Zahn (Carol Mansell), and her tests are inconclusive, Carol must find a way to work around Dr. Jacobs and hospital policy to take extra time to observe her. Also, Daniel is embarrassed when his fellow interns find out that he doesn’t know how to do the basic medical skill of drawing blood.

Carol's Second Act - "The Zebra" (CBS, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While the other interns battle over who gets the patient with a fascinating and rare problem, Carol’s standard, run-of-the-mill case turns out to be something more than it seems. Also, Daniel makes a crucial mistake that gets Dr. Jacobs attention… by eating her food.

Bless the Harts - "Hug N' Bugs" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jenny discovers a secret of Betty's that may help her pay overdue bills; Wayne is hurt when he discovers that Jenny's daughter Violet is featuring her biological father in her comics; Wayne tries to build Violet the tree house of her dreams.

Family Guy - "Throw It Away" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Lois reads a new book on the joys of decluttering, she challenges the rest of the Griffins to throw anything out of the house that does not spark joy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 20

The Goldbergs - "An Itch Like No Other" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With Beverly’s encouragement, Mr. Glascott moves in next door to the Goldbergs and slowly goes from friendly neighbor to cluelessly intrusive. Adam and Murray become increasingly disgruntled while Beverly comes up with a plan to occupy Mr. Glascott’s time with a new friend, Mr. Woodburn. Meanwhile, Barry lands in urgent care with a case of poison ivy in a compromising area – his rear end. Erica and Geoff are called to task to take care of Barry and his ridiculous demands – inadvertently testing their parenting skills and patience with one another.

The Wonder Years - "The Lock In" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dean is reluctant to attend the annual church lock-in until Kim tells him it’s where she got her first kiss. He enlists his friends to help him pair up with Keisa, but his plans are thwarted when he instead gets paired up with the pastor’s daughter, Charlene.

The Conners - "Trucking Live in Front of a Fully Vaccinated Studio Audience -- East Coast" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lights, Camera, Action: “The Conners” is going live for both the East and West Coast broadcasts of the season four premiere episode. This iconic TV family continues to deal with the current pandemic while navigating breakups and newfound sobriety, all while planning an upcoming wedding.

Home Economics - "Giant Jenga, $120" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tom spirals when Connor dates a woman who broke his heart at summer camp. Then, family game night becomes an all-or-nothing competition between Marina and Denise.

Superstar - "Robin Williams" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The new episode recounts his life through Robin Williams’ own voice, describing “the spark of madness” which defined his life. From his early days in the San Francisco Bay Area comedy scene to his meteoric rise on “Mork & Mindy,” the one-hour special explores the experiences that made Williams into a one-of-a-kind talent and reveals what gave voice to the characters in his mind. It also chronicles the creative force driving critically acclaimed films like “Good Will Hunting” and “Dead Poets Society,” as well as fan favorites such as “Aladdin.” The special explores his personal struggles, including substance abuse and depression, and his battle with Lewy Body Dementia before his tragic death in 2014. “Superstar: Robin Williams” features interviews with famous comedians and actors who knew and admired Williams, including Margaret Cho, Howie Mandel, Lewis Black, Jimmie Walker, Paula Poundstone, Gina Hecht and Pauly Shore, as well as Barry Levinson, director of multiple films starring Williams including “Good Morning, Vietnam.” The program also contains interviews with Williams from the ABC News archives, in which he opens up about his life and the highs and lows of his distinguished career.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Wednesday, October 20

  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Watch Rami on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Foxx (Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!/The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra talks about her latest project: how self-care can change the world on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) and Clint Howard (Gung Ho) - Ron and Clint discuss their new book, The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family, on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Sedaris (No Activity/BoJack Horseman/Strangers with Candy) - It's a TV exclusive with sister and brother duo Amy and David Sedaris appearing together for the first time on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy talks about FBI on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • David Eigenberg (Sex and the City) - David talks about NBC's Chicago Fire on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick talks about Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

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 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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