Sunday, August 23, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 24, 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 August 24-28, 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, August 24
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Dan appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) - George chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph talks about the film Project Power on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Marque Richardson (Dear White People) - Marque appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William talks about The Good Place on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Malin Ă…kerman (Sin City Saints/Trophy Wife) and Ken Marino (Black Monday/Marry Me/Party Down/Men Behaving Badly) - Malin and Ken talk about Netflix's The Sleepover on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, August 25
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Crashing/Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Bless the Harts/Forever/The Good Place/Up All Night) - Maya appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever) - Fred is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Perry Mason on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) - Sandra is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tisha Campbell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/Martin) - Tisha guest co-hosts a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Perfect Harmony/Trophy Wife) - NBC's Today catches up with Bradley sometime between 7-9am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Naked Truth/The Powers That Be/Bosom Buddies) - NBC's Today catches up with Holland in the 10am hour.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony will be on E!'s Daily Pop at 12:30pm.
Wednesday, August 26
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Watch Tracee on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jillian Bell (Bless the Harts/Workaholics) - Jillian is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus (Still the King) - Billy Ray is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lonnie Chavis (White Famous) - Lonnie talks about This Is Us on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Johnson (Hoops/New Girl) - Jake will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned and Stacey) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Shalhoub (Wings/We Are Men) and Marin Hinkle (Speechless/Two and a Half Men) - Tony and Marin talk about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ken Marino (Black Monday/Marry Me/Party Down/Men Behaving Badly) - Ken talks about Netflix's The Sleepover on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Thursday, August 27
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Yvonne Orji (Insecure) - Yvonne appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jurnee Smollett (On Our Own) - Jurnee appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • J. B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm/The Millers/Bent/'Til Death) - J. B. is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kieran Culkin (Go Fish) - Kieran will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D. L. chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat of ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess) - Dax appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjoined) - Kathy is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denise Richards (Blue Mountain State) - Denise will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • David Arquette (In the Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - David talks about You Cannot Kill on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke talks about MTV's VMAs on E!'s Daily Pop at 12:30pm.
Friday, August 28
  • Seth Rogen (Undeclared) - Watch Seth on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Solar Opposites/Silicon Valley), Martin Starr (Silicon Valley) and Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/Silicon Valley/The Office) - Thomas, Martin and Zach are guests on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Regina Hall (Black Monday/Grandfathered) - Regina appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Adam Scott (Ghosted/Parks and Recreation/Party Down) - Adam talks about the game show Don't! on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max will be on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chloe x Halle (grown-ish) - Chloe x Halle are guests on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Gayle King interviews VMA Host Keke on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (Merry Happy Whatever/Clipped/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) - Ashley talks about Disney +'s Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe on People Now at 1pm.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss talks about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • David Arquette (In the Case of Emergency/Double Rush/Parenthood) - NBC's Today catches up with David in the 9am hour.
  • Matt Fraser (Meet the Frasers) - Matt reads the audience on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, August 23

Last Man Standing - "The Office" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike tries to figure out what to get Vanessa for a business anniversary gift; Kristin and Mandy try to get out of Kyle's Outdoor Man HR orientation.

Duncanville - "Sister, Wife" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
To celebrate their anniversary, Jack and Annie rekindle the passion of their youth by visiting an '80s-themed club; Jing makes Duncan "marry her," but their make-believe union quickly becomes complicated by real marital problems.

The Simpsons - "The Hateful Eight-Year-Olds" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lisa makes a new friend who loves horses, but then becomes part of a circle of snooty young rich girls; Homer takes Marge on a romantic cruise.

Bless the Harts - "Myrtle Beach Memoirs" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When The Last Supper is closed for repairs, the Harts head to Myrtle Beach for a family vacation that they can't afford; Jenny sees an opportunity to win some cash by competing in an intense mini-golf tournament.

Bob's Burgers - "Flat-Top O' the Morning to Ya" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob and the kids help a down-on-his-luck restaurant owner; Linda and Teddy get carried away with St. Patrick's Day festivities.

Family Guy - "Heart Burn" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In celebration of Peter and Lois' anniversary, the Griffins recount their own versions of three well-known love stories.

Love in the Time of Corona - "Seriously Now" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Oscar feels a fracture in his friendship with Elle as she gets to know their downstairs neighbor Adam; Sarah and Sophie both find out a secret Paul has been keeping; Nanda attempts to repair her son's relationship with his father.

Love in the Time of Corona - "Love and Protest" (Freeform, 8:40PM ET/PT)
James and Sade reflect on raising a Black child in the current climate in America; Paul recruits Sophie to help him throw a romantic evening; Elle and Oscar navigate their new relationship.


Monday, August 24

none scheduled


Tuesday, August 25

Modern Family - "The Prescott" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Alex’s new company is putting her up at a new luxury apartment with full amenities and a list of high-profile residents that the family is eager to take advantage of, without her knowing. Phil is on a mission to review the restaurant’s famous sliders for his food blog, while Mitch and Cam sneak in separately to meet its most famous resident, David Beckham. Meanwhile, Luke and Manny head straight for the gym to try and pick up on older women and end up in some hot water with a few of the residents.

Modern Family - "Legacy" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Phil pays a visit to his dad to make sure he is ok after hearing some concerning news about him. Meanwhile, Jay gives Claire and Mitch a bunch of their old childhood memorabilia that triggers them to reevaluate a long-held story about their first family vacation.

Dead Pixels - "Tandaal" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A movie version of Kingdom Scrolls is announced, but passionate gamers Megan and Nicholas are not happy with the casting.

Dead Pixels - "Bears" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Meg invites Russell, the new guy at her office, on a date to play her favorite online game, Kingdom Scrolls; however, Russell proves to be incredibly annoying because he doesn't understand the proper etiquette for online gaming.


Wednesday, August 26

United We Fall - "Re-Wedding Crashers" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On their 10-year anniversary, Bill and Jo decide to renew their vows, but their overzealous extended family and an approaching snowstorm threaten to ruin the event.

The Goldbergs - "Preventa Mode" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Erica and Barry receive the same grade in class, Erica knows something’s up and finds out something very interesting about her brother. Meanwhile, Beverly gets involved to help Adam win his crush as a date for the upcoming Cupid Couples’ Skate at William Penn Academy.

The Conners - "The Icewoman Cometh" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bev is back from Arizona and has come to the realization that she’d like to use her finances to spread happiness. She has decided to fund Mark’s tuition to a prestigious coding camp, while Darlene tries to convince her to give the money to Harris instead. Dan realizes how much he misses Louise, and Becky persuades him to visit her on tour.

American Housewife - "Prom" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie confronts a classmate’s mom when she suspects Anna-Kat is being bullied at school. Meanwhile, Taylor sets out to complete the final item on her life skills checklist – teaching Greg to shoot a three-pointer – so that she can attend her senior prom. At the same time, Oliver is sympathetic when a caller at the Teen Help Line confides that no one asked her to prom.

In The Cut - "Pros & Cons" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jay looks for a replacement to run Mable's Tables and discovers his ex-convict brother-in-law is moving in at home; Kenny is dismayed by Angelique's antique doll collection.


Thursday, August 27

none scheduled


Friday, August 28

none scheduled


Saturday, August 29

none scheduled


Sunday, August 30

Last Man Standing - "Mysterious Ways" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Vanessa is secretly obsessed with Jen's new video game.

Duncanville - "Jack's Pipe Dream" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When all of Jack's customers are stolen by a sexy new plumber, he quits his day job to follow his dream and write a rock opera; he casts his family and books the town theater for a live performance.

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

Bless the Harts - "Tying the Not" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In order to prove that she's not afraid of marriage, Jenny decides to take things to the next level with Wayne; Betty attempts to expose Crystalynn as a liar after seeing her claim to have encountered a strangler on a popular crime show.

Bob's Burgers - "Yurty Rotten Scoundrels" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gayle decides to host an artist workshop in a yurt, Linda feels compelled to support her sister; Louise and Gene lead a covert operation to find a lost cat for a cash reward.

Family Guy - "Rich Old Stewie" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie's lush retirement is interrupted by Brian, who brings news that Peter is dying.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 21

The Goldbergs - "The Dating Game" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Trying to move on from their breakup, Erica goes on a date with a guy from the coffee shop while Geoff ends up on an episode of “The Dating Game,” which winds up making things even more difficult for them both. Meanwhile, Beverly is thrilled to learn that Murray has spontaneously purchased a shore house until she realizes it’s not quite the luxury home she imagined.

Home Economics - "Bounce House Rental, $250" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Connor invites all the cousins over for an epic sleepover to cheer up his daughter, Gretchen. Meanwhile, Tom is determined to prove he can be a fun uncle too.

The Conners - "Cheating, Revelations and a Box of Doll Heads" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mark is stressed and exhausted from studying for an important entrance exam so Darlene steps in to help, but her plan backfires.

Call Your Mother - "Save the Date" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Danny’s divorce is finalized, he asks Jean to go out on an official first date with him, but things go awry on the date once Jean realizes it’s the same day as another special day in her life. Meanwhile, Freddie and Jackie fight over who should get to keep Jean’s old engagement ring.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 19)

Wednesday, April 21

  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Watch Ed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Christine Baranski (The Big Bang Theory/Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kevin James (The Crew/Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Scott Foley (The Goodwin Games/A.U.S.A./Scrubs) - Scott will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Levy (Suburgatory) - Jane is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Topher Grace (Home Economics/That '70s Show) - Topher appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony gives the scoop on his animated children's show and his role in the upcoming film about I Love Lucy on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January-April)

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
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

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