Sunday, May 17, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 18, 2020)

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 May 18-22, 2020, 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, May 18
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! will have a tribute to the late Fred Willard (Modern Family/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond/Maybe It's Me/D.C. Follies) at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/The Suite Life on Deck) - Watch Cole on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nick Kroll (Big Mouth/The League/Cavemen) - Nick 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 will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Daniel Radcliffe (Miracle Workers) - Daniel is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jonathan Magnum (The Drew Carey Show) - Jonathan will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura talks about Ozark on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Leslie Jordan (The Cool Kids/Will & Grace/Hearts Afire) - Leslie will be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will talks about Scoob! on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristin will be on E!'s Daily Pop at 12:30pm.
Tuesday, May 19
  • Amy Sedaris (BoJack Horseman/Alpha House/Strangers with Candy) - Catch Amy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Leslie Jordan (The Cool Kids/Will & Grace/Hearts Afire) - Leslie appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristin Davis (Bad Teacher/Sex and the City) - Kristin will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Logan Browning (Dear White People/Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns) - Logan is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show and Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/A.P. Bio/The King of Queens) - Patton talks about I Love Everything on People Now at 1pm.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi talks about Younger on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jamie Lynn Spears (Zoey 101) - Jamie Lynn talks about Sweet Magnolias on E!'s Daily Pop at 12:30pm.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy will be on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Wednesday, May 20
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/A.P. Bio/The King of Queens) - Watch Patton on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Antony appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley) - Kumail will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe/Pulling) - Sharon appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Aidy Bryant (Shrill) - Aidy will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek/Greg the Bunny/Hiller and Diller) - Eugene appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Lynn Spears (Zoey 101) - Jamie Lynn talks about Sweet Magnolias on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe is a guest on E!'s Daily Pop at 12:30pm.
  • Ed Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Thunder Alley/Center of the Universe) - Ed and his son Matt are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Thursday, May 21
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Catch Kevin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He also talks about The Decision on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properites) - Sofia appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Steve Coogan (Happyish) - Steve is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/A.P. Bio/The King of Queens) - Patton appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana is a guest on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Pamela Anderson (Stacked/Home Improvement) - Pamela will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra talks about the podcast The Dissenters on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo and her husband Phil Donahue are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Catherine Reitman (Workin' Moms) - Catherine talks about Workin' Moms on People Now at 1pm.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable) - Rob talks about Holey Moley on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Friday, May 22
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) - Watch Henry on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!) - Nathan appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) and Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs) - Zach and Donald chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony will be on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/A.P. Bio/The King of Queens) - Patton talks about I Love Everything on People Now at 1pm.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi talks about Arde Madrid on Couch Surfing at 8am.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, May 17

Man with a Plan - "The V-Word" (CBS, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Andi’s doctor advises her to stop taking birth control pills, Adam and Andi disagree on an alternate option.

The Simpsons - "The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Cletus becomes a helium tycoon; Maggie reunites with baby Hudson.

Bob's Burgers - "Legends of the Mall" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
On a Belcher family trip to the mall, Tina is mistaken for a sleeping boy's girlfriend; Gene and Louise are turned loose on motorized animals; Linda disrupts a book reading; Bob struggles to shop for acceptable pants.

The Simpsons - "The Way of the Dog" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After the Simpsons' dog bites Marge, the family explores the tragic past of Santa's Little Helper.

Duncanville - "Classless President" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Duncan runs for class president against Mia but realizes the competition is more than he bargained for; Kimberly participates in a cookie fundraiser.

Bob's Burgers - "Prank You for Being a Friend" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A classmate comes to Louise for lessons in how to get in trouble; Bob reluctantly agrees to bring Jimmy Pesto his hernia medication.

Family Guy - "Movin' In (Principal Shepherd's Song)" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Shepherd moves in with the Griffins after he is fired for fat-shaming Chris at school, Brian sues Stewie for writing a series of children's books which portray him as an idiot.


Monday, May 18

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the New Pastor" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Tina spends considerable time with the charming new minister she helped select for her church, Pastor Don (Victor Williams), Calvin begins to suspect the man may be coveting more than just job security. Also, Marty gets a surprise when he finally meets his disruptive new upstairs neighbor.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Randy's a Regular" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dottie makes an unexpected connection when she meets a fellow stroke survivor, Hank (John Ratzenberger), at physical therapy. Also, Bob and Douglas try to keep tabs on Christina while she’s away at an emotional wellness spa.


Tuesday, May 19

One Day at a Time - "Boundaries" (Pop, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Alex catches Penelope in a compromising position, Penelope is motivated to talk to Alex about healthy human sexuality, while defending herself against Lydia's old-school judgments.

The Last O.G. - "In Da Club" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When Tray's relationship advice to Paul fails, Tray and company decide to take him out to the club so he can let loose and find himself.


Wednesday, May 20

What We Do in the Shadows - "The Return" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The vampires offer shelter to an old nemesis who's down on his luck.

In The Cut - "Sister Sister" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jay is shadowed by an over-the-top method actor preparing for his next role as a barber and gets too close for comfort; Mabel's bourgeois sister, Ruby, visits and she must deal with their stark differences.


Thursday, May 21

Young Sheldon - "A House for Sale and Serious Woman Stuff" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sheldon learns the house next door is for sale, he takes it upon himself to find the perfect neighbors. Also, Missy is torn when she’s forced to pitch against her boyfriend at the baseball game. Jason Alexander returns as Mr. Lundy.

Man with a Plan - "Full Metal Teddy" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam and Andi resort to their usual punishment in response to Teddy’s bad grades, his unexpected reaction catches them off guard.

Mom - "One Tiny Incision and a Coffin Dress" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie help Tammy with a difficult decision when her long-lost aunt, Cookie (Kathleen Turner), appears with a surprising proposition.

Broke - "Soccer" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jackie’s angry outburst gets her banned from Sammy’s soccer games and the coach quits, Javier steps in to coach the team. Also, Elizabeth tries to teach Jackie mindfulness and encourages her to apologize to the soccer league’s commissioner.


Friday, May 22

none scheduled


Saturday, May 23

none scheduled


Sunday, May 24

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, June 4

Young Sheldon - "Quirky Eggheads and Texas Snow Globes" (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.

Man with a Plan - "Driving Miss Katie" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Adam has trouble helping Katie prepare for her driving test. Also, Don turns to Lowell for help romancing Marcy.

Mom - "Somebody’s Grandmother and the A-List" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy helps Marjorie prepare for her first date since her husband’s passing. Also, Bonnie’s friendship with Jill is put to the test when a past indiscretion resurfaces. Peter Onorati guest stars as Wayne, Marjorie’s date.

Broke - "Sammy's Project" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Sammy’s big idea for his school project to make a timeline of U.S. history with a map fails, his family stays up all night to help him finish the assignment on time. As Jackie and Barry work on the map, they argue over their different parenting styles. Also, as Javier and Elizabeth help with the timeline, they argue about how to plan financially for their future. Kyle Bornheimer returns as Barry, Jackie’s ex-husband and Sammy’s father.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 1)

Thursday, June 4

  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Watch Wanda on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Christine Baranski (Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Kendrick (Love Life) - Anna will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show) - Louie will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Fortune Feimster (Bless the Harts/Champions) - Fortune appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim is a guest on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - NBC's Today catches up with Brooke in the 10am hour.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry talks about Carter on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped) - Lauren talks about Netflix's The Wrong Missy on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April/May/June)

Martin - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season Head of the Class - The Complete First Season Modern Family - The Eleventh and Final Season

02/04 - Martin - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/25 - Better Things - The Complete Third Season
03/17 - Crashing - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
05/05 - Kidding - Season 2
05/19 - The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season
05/19 - The Good Place - The Complete Series - Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Series
06/02 - Work in Progress - Season 1
06/09 - Head of the Class - The Complete First Season (WBShop.com)
06/09 - Letterkenny - Seasons 3 & 4
06/09 - Modern Family - The Eleventh and Final Season
06/23 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Third Season (Blu-ray)
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