Sunday, October 11, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 12, 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 October 12-16, 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, October 12
  • Rashida Jones (BlackAF/Duncanville/Angie Tribeca/Parks and Recreation/The Office) - Watch Rashida on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Josh Charles (Sports Night) - Josh will be on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) - Cynthia will be on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin will be on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Rita Moreno (One Day at a Time/Happily Divorced/9 to 5) - Rita appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel talks about the game show Card Sharks on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Drea de Matteo (Joey) - Drea appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about hosting The Weakest Link on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, October 13
  • Patrick Dempsey (Fast Times) - Catch Patrick on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • H. Jon Benjamin (Bob's Burgers/Family Guy) - H. Jon is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Big Day) - Leslie will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jurnee Smollett (On Our Own) - Jurnee appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever) - Dennis is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim talks about Filthy Rich on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim appears on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - NBC's Today catches up with Cedric in the 9am hour.
Wednesday, October 14
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Watch Jim on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years/Trial & Error) - John appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) - Kim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kiersey Clemons (Angie Tribeca/Austin & Ally) - Kiersey will be on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings. She also talks about Nickelodeon's The Tiny Chef on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps (Survivor's Remorse/Uncle Buck) - Mike talks about his virtual concert on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick talks about All Rise on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh talks about Once Upon a Snowman on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine (Pen15) - Anna and Maya are guests on ABC's GMA3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina will be on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Joe Pantoliano (The Fanelli Boys) - Joe appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever) - Dennis talks about the Reagan biopic on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Thursday, October 15
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Catch Josh on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) - Alec appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Joey King (Bent) - Joey is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Marano (Austin & Ally/Back to You) - Laura and her sister Vanessa talk about the film they produced about sexual exploitation and their continued conversation with survivors and advocates on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Barry) - Henry talks about his new book Alien Superstar: Lights, Camera, Danger! on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Santos (Superstore) - Nico will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael talks about his new clothing collaboration with the NFL and his new quarantine hobby on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph talks about The Trial of the Chicago 7 on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about why she's teaming up with Cookie Monster from Sesame Street on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Nikki DeLoach (Awkward/Misery Loves Company) - Nikki talks about her upcoming Hallmark Channel Christmas movie on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable) - Rob talks about The War with Grandpa on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, October 16
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Watch Billy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!/The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World) - Thomas appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Aisling Bea (Living with Yourself) - Aisling is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ed Quinn (One Day at a Time/2 Broke Girls) - Ed appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michelle Buteau (Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Michelle appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Seymour (The Kominsky Method/Modern Men) - Jane talks about The War with Grandpa Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about The Wrong Cheerleader Coach on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba talks about Rumor Has It on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max talks about Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite! on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia opens up about her biggest struggle as a parent during the pandemic, why she gave up bread and booze, and how to start a new beginning at any age on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Daveed Diggs (Central Park/black-ish) - Daveed talks about The Good Lord Bird on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, October 11

The Simpsons - "Livin La Pura Vida" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Simpsons join other Springfield families on the Van Houtens' annual trip to Costa Rica, which they obviously can't afford; Homer befriends Patty's new girlfriend; Lisa tracks down the real reason the Van Houtens can go on this trip every year.

Bob's Burgers - "Boys Just Wanna Have Fungus" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Unable to afford a rare gourmet mushroom for a Burger of the Day, Bob and Gene jump into the cutthroat world of mushroom foraging; Tina's powerful new prescription glasses lead her to believe she has a superpower.

The Simpsons - "Now Museum, Now You Don't" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa stays home from school to explore the wonders of Western art; each family member takes on the persona of a famous artist.

Bless the Harts - "My Best Frienda" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The ladies of Greenpoint hire Jenny to help run their gala; Jenny's desire to fit in leads to a strain in her relationship with Brenda; Betty becomes self-conscious about her age; Wayne takes Violet to his new job as a window washer.

Bob's Burgers - "Copa-Bob-bana" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bob agrees to be the temporary chef at the Fischoeders' new nightclub; the kids decide to throw a party in the restaurant basement.

Family Guy - "Boys & Squirrels" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Peter injures himself and a family of squirrels in a chainsaw accident; Chris and Stewie try to nurse one of the injured rodents back to health; a chiropractor fixes Peter's injury by realigning his spine -- and restoring him to his "true height."


Monday, October 12

One Day at a Time - "Checking Boxes" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Network Television Premiere)
When a census taker comes to the Alvarez house, the family reflects on their relationships and what else the future may, or may not, have in store.

One Day at a Time - "Penny Pinching" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Network Television Premiere)
After Penelope realizes she needs to change her relationship to money, she goes out of her comfort zone and buys something brand new. Also, Elena struggles to make it to an important e-sports match.


Tuesday, October 13

none scheduled


Wednesday, October 14

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Lucky Cards" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Curtis revisits old habits while Laura and Calvin explore their new romance.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Hard Decisions" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sandra confronts Philip about snitching to their parents.

Family Time - "The Set-Ups" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Tony and Rachel play matchmaker by setting up Lori and Donnie on dates.


Thursday, October 15

Young Sheldon - "Pasadena" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon visits the California Institute of Technology for the very first time; Georgie is furious when Mary listens in on a phone call with his girlfriend; Meemaw tries to cheer up a jealous Missy.

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Standoff" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A surprise delivery prompts Dave and Gemma, as well as Calvin and Tina, to examine the power dynamics in their respective relationships.

Connecting... - "Day 30" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Pradeep's struggle to procure a suitable dinner for his picky children reveals some deeper issues among the group; Annie's online shopping spree results in a surprising delivery.

Connecting... - "Day 78" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With Memorial Day around the corner, Garret has planned a trip to Big Bear for the group; it will be the getaway they all need, as long as everyone can follow his strict safety guidelines.


Friday, October 16

none scheduled


Saturday, October 17

none scheduled


Sunday, October 18

Mom - "Beef Baloney Dan and a Sarcastic No" (CBS, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suspects that Adam’s sponsor (Courtney Thorne-Smith) has an ulterior motive. And Christy is caught in the middle when Tammy plays hard to get with Chef Rudy.

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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, October 22

Sydney to the Max - "Honey, You Shrunk the Fit" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sydney is asked to represent a popular clothing line on social media but struggles with its "one size fits all" mold; in the '90s, Max enlists Leo to help him get buff to impress Alisha.

Gabby Duran & the Unsittables - "Adventures in Alien House-Sitting" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Gabby gets FOMO while babysitting an alien smart home, but when she uses the cool alien tech to lure a party to the house, the situation goes dangerously interstellar.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Friday, October 22

  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Watch Martin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) and Brendan Hunt (Ted Lasso) - Jason, Brendan and Joe Kelly are guests on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Montana Jordan (Young Sheldon) - Montana appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky talks about his new podcast, Absolutely Mental, on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • 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.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta is a guest on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Benanti (Younger/The Detour/Go On) - Laura will be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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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