Sunday, November 01, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 2, 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 November 2-6, 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, November 2
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years/Trial & Error) - Watch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea talks about taping her new HBO Max stand-up comedy special Chelsea Handler: Evolution during the pandemic on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/The Bad Girl's Guide/Jenny) - Jenny talks about the new season of The Masked Singer on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D. L. gets real about his hopes and fears for Election Day on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • David Alan Grier (The Cool Kids/The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - David will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Tuesday, November 3
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine), Martin Sheen (Grace and Frankie/Anger Management) and Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Catch Allison, Martin and Bradley on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jaime Pressly (Mom/Jennifer Falls/I Hate My Teenage Daughter/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana appears on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico discusses how his polyamorous marriage redefines husband and wife on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica stops by to talk about Netflix's Holidate on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Seth Rogen (Undeclared) - Seth and his wife Lauren talk about Alzheimer's awareness on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Wednesday, November 4
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Watch Sarah on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Barry) - Henry appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Martin Starr (Silicon Valley/Party Down), Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/The Office) and Amanda Crew (Silicon Valley) - Martin, Zach and Amanda are guests on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Franken (LateLine) - Al appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/The Bad Girl's Guide/Jenny) - Jenny will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D. L. stops by to chat about his latest projects and the presidential election on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fortune Feimster (Bless the Harts/Champions) - Fortune will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain appears on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Paul Reiser (Mad About You/Red Oaks/Married/My Two Dads) - Paul talks about There's Johnny on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • The Cast of 227 - The cast of 227 reunites for the show's 35th Anniversary on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Thursday, November 5
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - Catch David on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. NBC's Today catches up with David in the 9am hour.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Dondre Whitfield (Girlfiends/Inside Schwartz/Between Brothers/The Crew) - Dondre and the cast of All My Children reunite on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Faith Ford (Murphy Brown/Hope & Faith) and Ted McGinley (Hope & Faith/Married with Children/Happy Days) - Faith and Ted share memories of working with Kelly Ripa on Hope & Faith on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James talks about Bad Hair on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eddie Griffin (Malcolm & Eddie) - Eddie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gabriel Iglesias (Mr. Iglesias/Cristela) - Gabriel will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Malin Åkerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints), Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls/Raising Dad) and Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Malin, Kat and Chelsea talk about Friendsgiving on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken talks about I Can See Your Voice on People in 10 at 8am.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show) - Ashley talks about Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica shares Home Math Tricks for Kids from the book The Times Machine! on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Melissa and Ben are guests on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Friday, November 6
  • Marc Maron (Maron) - Watch Marc on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Bette appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Scott Bakula (Murphy Brown/Eisenhower and Lutz/Gung Ho) - Scott is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Lily will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fortune Feimster (Bless the Harts/Champions) - Fortune is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Loretta Devine (The Carmichael Show/The PJs) - Loretta talks about the new horror thriller Spell on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Method Man 9 (Method & Red) - Method Man talks about Power Book II: Ghost on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method) - Alan talks about Out of My Mind on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse will be on The Doctors, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, November 1

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXXI" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The annual terror-themed trilogy, including a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and a ninth birthday Lisa just can't get over.

Bless the Harts - "Dead Mall" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Harts visit Greenpoint's abandoned mall, which brings back fond memories from the 2000s; their reminiscing is interrupted when a mall rat named Stacey takes them hostage.

Bob's Burgers - "Heartbreak Hotel-oween" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Louise's plan to get revenge on Halloween for a candy transgression hits a snag when the Belcher kids meet a mysterious elderly woman at a hotel; Linda and a very squeamish Bob donate blood at a vampire-themed blood mobile.

Family Guy - "CutawayLand" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Peter and Lois accidentally set up a cutaway gag together, which somehow transports them into the cutaway itself.


Monday, November 2

none scheduled


Tuesday, November 3

none scheduled


Wednesday, November 4

The Goldbergs - "Bill's Wedding" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bill is getting married and Beverly and Jane have only 24 hours to plan it. Meanwhile, a fortune teller at the wedding reception could change the future for Adam, Erica and Barry’s romantic life.

American Housewife - "Psych" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Without her lasagna business to keep her preoccupied, Katie feels like her life is once again off course. As she searches to find her life purpose, she redirects her energy toward Greg and the kids becoming overbearing and controlling. Meanwhile, after sabotaging Greg’s efforts to preserve a historical landmark and putting the future of the Westport Historical Guild in jeopardy, Katie recommends Greg run for city council. And elsewhere, Franklin (Evan O’Toole) challenges an older boy to a duel in an effort to win back Anna-Kat’s affections.

The Conners - "Plastics, Trash Talk & Darlene Antoinette" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene isolates herself from her co-workers at Wellman Plastics, leaving them with the impression she is an elitist snob, while Louise decides to teach Harris an expensive life lesson. Jackie has invested everything she has into The Lunch Box and is determined to keep the restaurant running no matter what, leaving some family members to question her actions.

black-ish - "Age Against the Machine" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre and Junior butt heads over the most effective way to protest in the age of social media. Meanwhile, Jack grows jealous as Diane starts to hang out with the older kids at school.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "J. Boogie" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
House of Payne is the hilarious comedy about Retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his lovely wife Ella. Together the loving couple navigate the problems of life with their quirky modern day family.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Defiance" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Cora calls Sheriff Luckett about Sandra running off with his son.

Family Time - "Teamwork Makes The Dream Work" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Tony becomes an overbearing sponsor of a youth basketball team while Lisa and the ladies hold a mock trial for Lori.


Thursday, November 5

Young Sheldon - "Graduation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After graduating high school, Sheldon has a breakdown when he realizes he may not be ready for college. Also, Dale tries to make amends with Meemaw.

B Positive - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Drew, a recently divorced father, discovers he needs a kidney and finds his donor in the last person he ever would’ve imagined.

Mom - "Sex Bucket and the Grammar Police" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Bonnie invites the ladies to a slumber party, childhood games reveal adult problems.

Young Sheldon - "Teenager Soup and a Little Ball of Fib" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon fakes being sick to avoid a swim test at school. Also, Dr. Sturgis spies on Meemaw’s new boyfriend.

Superstore - "California, Part 2" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As the Cloud 9 employees prepare to send Amy and Jonah off, Mateo and Glenn attempt to organize a video tribute; Dina searches for a new best friend.

Superstore - "Favortism" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Amy tries to make Mateo her new assistant, leading to accusations of favoritism and a group competition in the store; Sandra gets caught in a power struggle between Glenn and Dina; Jonah attempts to show Garrett that he's still one of the guys.


Friday, November 6

none scheduled


Saturday, November 7

Danger Force - "Return of the Kid" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Henry Hart is back and stealing Ray's attention from crime fighting, so Danger Force is forced to go on missions without Captain Man.

Side Hustle - "Start Hustling" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After accidentally setting their principal's boat on fire, best friends Lex, Presley, and Munchy create an app to get jobs to pay off their debt. They'll do whatever it takes - no matter how embarrassing - including working as human mannequins.


Sunday, November 8

The Simpsons - "Undercover Burns" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mr. Burns goes under cover as "Fred" at the nuclear power plant and becomes friends with Homer and the gang; Burns implements all sorts of amenities to improve his employees' lives, but a jealous Smithers plots to bring the old, bitter Burns back.

Bob's Burgers - "Now We're Not Cooking With Gas" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob is determined to do whatever it takes to cook a rare heritage turkey after the gas goes out on Thanksgiving.

The Simpsons - "The 7 Beer Itch" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Marge and the kids take a seaside vacation, Homer is unwittingly tempted by a British femme fatale.

Bless the Harts - "Pound Pitchers" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jenny is faced with rowdy clientele when she becomes the night manager at The Last Supper; Betty and Brenda use a Pound Pinchers meeting to practice their comedy routine.

Bob's Burgers - "Fast Time Capsules at Wagstaff School" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Tina is put in charge of the Wagstaff School time capsule project, but she makes an enemy when she rejects Tammy's submission; Bob teases Linda over her inability to whistle.

Family Guy - "La Famiglia Guy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Joe asks Peter to be the godfather to his daughter, Peter commits to his mistaken interpretation of the role so much that he becomes a real gangster.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, April 15

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Stand-Off" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gemma and Tina are at odds with one another and Dave and Calvin try to bring them back together. Meanwhile, Marty is sick and not handling it well, so Malcolm fills in for him and goes to a baby class with Courtney.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Diamonds Are Made to Sparkle" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Bob second-guesses selling MaxDot, a new buyer presents a compelling offer. Also, the prospect of new wealth has Abishola stuck between her conservative nature to hide it and Nigerian pressure to flaunt it.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Monday, April 15

  • Alan Ritchson (Blue Mountain State) - Watch Alan on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Walton Goggins (The Righteous Gemstones/The Unicorn/Vice Principals) - Walton appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sara Bareilles (Girlseva) - Sara is a guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa appears on E! News at 11pm on E!.
  • Rebecca Wisocky (Ghosts) - Rebecca will be on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • George Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez/Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) and Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - NBC's Today catches up with Goerge and Mayan in the 9am hour. They chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Call Your Mother/Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Kyra talks about All of Me on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is joining Drew and Ross Mathews at the news desk to cover stories like Sofia Vergara's one rule for dating after her divorce and the study that says the shower is the only place where women say they get me time. Then, Valerie is joining Drew in the kitchen to make a lazy no bake lasagna on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rocky Carroll (Roc/Welcome to New York) - Rocky talks about NCIS on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine talks about his film The Sing on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of NCIS - Gary Cole, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll and Vanessa Lachey celebrate NCIS’ 1000th episode on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)

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