Sunday, December 29, 2019

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 30, 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 30-January 3, 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 30
  • Ryan Reynolds (Two Guys and a Girl) - Watch Ryan on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself/Wild Oats) - Paul is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/Angie Tribeca/black-ish) - Deon 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.
  • The Cast of The Brady Bunch - The cast of The Brady Bunch hangs with Rach and they’re dishing on what it was like to renovate the Brady house on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Perkins (The Moodys/How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)/Weeds/Battery Park) - Elizabeth talks about The Moodys on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, December 31
  • Bret McKenzie (Flight of the Conchords) - Catch Bret on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Marc Maron (GLOW/Maron) - Marc is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jillian Bell (Workaholics) - Jillian appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor) - Lea is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie 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 Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Michael J. Fox (Family Ties/Spin City/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Michael appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of black-ish - The Cast of black-ish are guests on a repeat of ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids/Entourage) - Jamie-Lynn talks about Mob Town and Adventure Force 5 and NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Wednesday, January 1
  • Lena Waithe (Master of None) - Lena appears on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, 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.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Family Reunion/Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tamera appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Thursday, January 2
  • Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Catch Karen on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/Sean Saves the World) - Sean appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jean Smart (Designing Women/High Society/Style & Substance/Samantha Who?) - Jean is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Beth visits The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti is a guest on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Sinbad (A Different World/The Sinbad Show/Rel) - Sinbad will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James drops by Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri guest co-hosts Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Friday, January 3
  • Lena Waithe (Master of None) - Watch Lena on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) and Brenda Song (Dollface/Dads/The Suite Life on Deck/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) - Esther and Brenda are guests on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure) - Amanda guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. tells his secret to a long and successful marriage on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer is a guest on repeats of Tamron Hall and Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Barry) - Henry talks about his new book on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Marsai Martin (black-ish) - Marsai stops by ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • David Alan Grier (The Cool Kids/The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie) - David will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley is tentatively scheduled to appear on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Ali Landry (Eve) - Ali whips up a healthy chia pudding and morning green juice on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

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.


Monday, December 30

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to Big Night" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Calvin reluctantly invites Dave to join his guys’ night at home with Malcolm and Marty, while Gemma and Tina take their first girls’ trip to Vegas and find themselves unexpectedly in the spotlight.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Useless Potheads" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With Abishola only helping part-time, Bob, Douglas and Christina struggle to take care of Dottie.


Tuesday, December 31

none scheduled


Wednesday, January 1

The Goldbergs - "Vacation" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Before Erica and Barry go off to college, Beverly insists the family take a road trip to go on vacation to Disneyland in Anaheim, California. But like the film, things do not go as planned as they travel across the country. Meanwhile, Erica worries more and more about her relationship with Geoff when he teases “we need to talk” and won’t tell her anything until the family returns from their adventure.

Schooled - "The Rudy-ing of Toby Murphy" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After watching the classic film “Rudy” in CB’s class, William Penn student Toby wants to play football. Since Toby isn’t very good, Coach Mellor hopes to encourage him by telling his players to let Toby score a touchdown in a scrimmage, but the plan goes awry. Meanwhile, Principal Glascott suggests Lainey find a girlfriend to give her advice on life, so she tries to befriend Wilma to attend a Boyz II Men concert together.

Modern Family - "A Game of Chicken" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gloria is using her alone time with the twins as an opportunity to secretly baptize them before Haley and Dylan get home. Meanwhile, Claire is still dealing with the fallout from the smart closet fiasco, and Cam is at war with his school’s mascot who is threatening his chance at securing a new college coaching job.

Single Parents - "Graham Fought the Bones and the Bones Won" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Will feels like everything is changing as Sophie returns home from camp a seemingly different person and as he loses out on being room parent to Douglas. Meanwhile, Miggy gets a new temp job at Angie’s law firm to help him earn more money to go toward Jack’s preschool costs, but he ends up discovering he may like the position more than anyone expected.


Thursday, January 2

Young Sheldon - "Quirky Eggheads and Texas Snow Globe" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) experiences a nervous breakdown, Mary worries Sheldon is headed down a similar path. Also, Georgie discovers he has a knack for sales.

Young Sheldon - "A Broom Closet and Satan’s Monopoly Board" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Without Dr. Sturgis’ university class, Sheldon must find a new way to stay academically challenged. Also, Mary helps Pastor Jeff avoid temptation with his girlfriend.

Mom - "Finger Guns and Beef Bourguignon" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy discovers her new job at a law firm isn’t quite what she expected, and Bonnie’s therapist, Trevor (Rainn Wilson), pushes her to confront her problem with procrastination.

Carol's Second Act - "Dr. Mom" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the other interns begin to feel the strain of being first-year residents, Carol tries to help with lessons learned from years as a working mom, but soon realizes that she may have stretched herself too thin. Also, Jenny and Dr. Frost face off when she tries to sell him some of her latest pharmaceuticals.

Last Man Standing - "No Parental Guidance" / "Wrench in the Works" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mike helps Vanessa deal with empty nest syndrome; Kristin announces her pregnancy to the family; Mike and Chuck's plans to open a classic car renovation service crash when Joe is invited to join in; Vanessa realizes that Mandy is tricking Kyle.

Superstore - "Toy Drive" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Amy and Jonah help Mateo run a toy drive to make him look good for his immigration hearing, but they clash with a competing charity rep; Sandra and Jerry ask Glenn to officiate their wedding despite Dina's protests; Cheyenne gets real with Garrett.

Superstore - "Negotiations" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jonah and Sandra represent the employees at union contract negotiations with corporate; Amy, Dina and Cheyenne distract themselves by looking for the perfect Christmas tree; Mateo, Garrett and Glenn compete to see who can sell an unsellable item.


Friday, January 3

American Housewife - "Flavor of Westport" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie teams up with Oliver in hopes of growing her lasagna-making endeavor from hobby to serious business venture; a bout of writer's block forces Greg to look at new career opportunities; Greg is pushed out of his comfort zone.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Help Unwanted" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Brandi Chastain scores the World Cup-winning goal against China and rips off her jersey to celebrate, Evan gets his first case of "the tingles"; Louis and Eddie must team up to give Evan the talk.


Saturday, January 4

none scheduled


Sunday, January 5

Last Man Standing - "No Parental Guidance" / "Wrench in the Works" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike helps Vanessa deal with empty nest syndrome; Kristin announces her pregnancy to the family; Mike and Chuck's plans to open a classic car renovation service crash when Joe is invited to join in; Vanessa realizes that Mandy is tricking Kyle.

The Simpsons - "Hail to the Teeth" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Homer and Marge attend Artie Ziff's wedding and become quite uncomfortable when they realize that his bride-to-be is a clone of Marge; Lisa grapples with the misogynistic implications of the popularity she receives after getting her new braces.

Family Guy - "Connie's Celica" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Lois gets a job as the music teacher at Chris and Meg's school, a mean student decides to make Lois the target of her antics. Bob's Burgers - "Motor, She Boat" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Tina and Bob participate in the Thundergirls father-daughter cardboard boat race; Tina tries to hide her feelings about Bob's terrible boat-building skills; Linda drags Louise and Gene to a fire station open house and overstays her welcome.

Bless the Harts - "Trash Twins" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Betty's arch-nemesis, Crystalynn, insults her and Jenny in public, the women conspire to get the ultimate revenge; Wayne tries to figure out how to deal with his misbehaving uncle.

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Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Sunday, June 16

Grimsburg - "McSnuff the Mystery Mutt" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After being forced to take a desk role in the office, Flute decides to lead a double-life and become a dog-themed superhero named McSnuff.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 10)

Friday, June 14

  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Watch Jay on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld/Day by Day) - Julia talks about the movie Tuesday on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jason Canela (Palm Royale) - Jason talks about Apple TV+'s Palm Royale on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Colón-Zayas (The Bear) - Liza talks about FX's The Bear on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.


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04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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