Sunday, November 29, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 30, 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 30-December 4, 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 30
  • Nick Kroll (Big Mouth/The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Natasha Leggero (Hoops/Broke/Dice/Another Period/Free Agents) - Natasha is guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/Angie Tribeca/black-ish) - Deon is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Elizabeth talks about Peacock's Saved by the Bell on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Goldie and Kurt Russell talk about their love story, family holiday plans and their new Christmas movie The Christmas Chronicles 2 on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother) - NBC's Today catches up with Jason in the 9am hour.
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office) - Rainn talks about Netflix's We Are the Champions on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, December 1
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - Catch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years/Trial & Error) - John is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Big Day) - Leslie appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Melissa and Ben are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. They also talk about their new movie Superintelligence on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Billy Gardell (Bob Hearts Abishola/Mike & Molly/Yes, Dear) - Billy will be on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (Carol's Second Act/The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about Your Second Act on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Howard (The Andy Griffith Show/Happy Days/Arrested Development) - Ron talks about Hillbilly Elegy on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Missy Piggy and Kermit the Frog (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog teach the hosts how to do vocal warmups from their appearance this week on The Disney Holiday Singalong on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
Wednesday, December 2
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life/ E/R) - Watch George on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dan Aykroyd (Soul Man) - Dan is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) - Natasha is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny Slate (Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Borelli (The Thundermans) - Jake will be on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Your Honor on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love/Like Family/Love, Inc.) - Holly talks about Hallmark Channel's Christmas in Evergreen: Bells are Ringing on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke gives her own advice to women and young people when it comes to financial freedom and debt on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Nick Kroll (Big Mouth/The League/Cavemen) - NBC's Today catches up with Nick in the 9am hour.
Thursday, December 3
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Catch Zendaya on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey will be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Omar Benson Miller (The Unicorn/Ballers) - Omar is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Heather Graham (Emily's Reasons Why Not/Scrubs) - Heather talks about the film Wander on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
Friday, December 4
  • Michael Keaton (All's Fair/Working Stiffs/Report to Murphy) - Watch Michael on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tony Shalhoub (Wings/We Are Men) - Tony is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Phil Rosenthal (Creator of Everybody Loves Raymond) - Phil will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica talks about Hallmark Channel's Christmas She Wrote on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT, on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl talks about DIVAS: Simply Singing and Hallmark Channel's Christmas Comes Twice on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - NBC's Today catches up with Aubrey in the 9am hour.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about her coronavirus scare on The Doctors, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, November 29

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Movement" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Butlers and Johnsons unite when a member of their community is the victim of racial injustice.

The Simpsons - "Todd, Todd, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Todd blames God for the death of his mother and rejects his faith, Ned sends him to live with the Simpsons in an attempt to scare him back into God's arms.

Bob's Burgers - "Dream a Little Bob of Bob" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob goes on an epic quest to find a misplaced lockbox key; Tina attempts to learn a hand-slapping song that everyone can do -- but her.

The Simpsons - "The Road to Cincinnati" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Odd couple Skinner and Chalmers embark on an 800-mile car ride to Cincinnati to attend an administrator's convention.

Bob's Burgers - "The Terminator II: Terminals of Endearment" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Linda's parents have a layover at an airport nearby, Bob and Linda attempt to turn it into their annual visit.

Family Guy - "Peter & Lois' Wedding" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Wi-Fi goes out in the Griffin house, leaving the family with nothing to do for the evening; Peter and Lois decide to tell the kids the story of how they met and fell in love in the '90s.


Monday, November 30

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to Couples Therapy" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After learning Dave and Gemma occasionally see a couples therapist to keep their marriage strong, Tina decides she and Calvin should do the same, to Calvin’s consternation.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Straight Outta Lagos" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bob is excited to show off Abishola at his industry awards gala, but ruins the evening when he doesn’t let her speak for herself. Also, Douglas tries fitting in with Goodwin and Kofo as one of the blue-collar guys on the warehouse floor.


Tuesday, December 1

none scheduled


Wednesday, December 2

The Goldbergs - "Hanukkah on the Seas" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Pop-Pop surprises the family with an ill-advised winter cruise to Canada. Meanwhile, Erica stirs up holiday trouble at home on an all-new Hanukkah-themed episode.

American Housewife - "Kids These Days" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie pushes Anna-Kat and Franklin (Evan O’Toole) to take a risk and try an activity outside their comfort zone in order to create new content for her mommy vlog. Meanwhile, Oliver is convinced taking performance-enhancing drugs will help him ace his SATs. And after bonding with her TA over an art exhibit, Taylor begins to wonder if Trip (Peyton Meyer) is the right guy for her.

The Conners - "Protest, Drug Test and One Leaves the Nest" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Harris’ job is in jeopardy after joining a protest she strongly believes in, leading to tense discussions within the family. Jackie makes a visit to Wellman Plastics only to realize the company is instituting supervised drug testing, inspiring Becky to lead her own protest.

black-ish - "Compton Around the Christmas Tree" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre realizes he’s out of touch with his roots after Junior claims he’s turned into a “valley dad,” so he takes the family to his hometown of Compton. Meanwhile, Bow tries to teach Jack and Diane about the spirit of giving by having them volunteer in Compton for Christmas.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "The Package" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kaleb is putting extreme pressure on Jazmine to have sex with him for her first time but Calvin comes in and rains on their parade.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "The Brown Bomber" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jeremy and Leah agree to have Lindor over for dinner.

Family Time - "Grass Ain't Greener" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Tony takes Lisa's big catering gig for granted, he learns the hard way that it is not easy walking in her shoes.


Thursday, December 3

Young Sheldon - "Bible Camp and a Chariot of Love" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon finds himself in a fierce competition with Paige (Mckenna Grace) when their mothers force them to attend Vacation Bible School. Also, George is furious after Georgie makes a questionable purchase.

B Positive - "Joint Pain" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After Drew goes through a rough divorce mediation with Julia, Gina gives him a surprise to boost his spirits.

Mom - "Astronauts and Fat Trimmings" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and Adam offer relationship advice when they sense tension between Jill and Andy. Also, Tammy lends a hand when Chef Rudy (French Stewart) opens a food truck.

The Unicorn - "It's the Thought That Counts" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Forrest gifts a water gun to Noah, Ben and Michele quickly take it away, and the group has a frank discussion about racial injustice. Also, Wade is trying to figure out how to celebrate Shannon’s birthday since their relationship is so new. The episode is directed by Academy Award winner Matthew A. Cherry (“Hair Love”).


Friday, December 4

none scheduled


Saturday, December 5

Side Hustle - "Friendiversary" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Every year Lex and Presley celebrate their Friendiversary by giving each other a thoughtful gift, but this year a blizzard threatens to derail their tradition and the girls venture into the storm, making for an unforgettable celebration.


Sunday, December 6

The Simpsons - "I, Carumbus" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
At a museum exhibit of Ancient Rome, Marge and Homer get into an argument about Homer's lack of ambition.

Bob's Burgers - "Worms of In-Rear-Ment" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Linda tries to take her family to the symphony on free admission night, but her efforts are thwarted by a pinworm epidemic.

The Simpsons - "Sorry Not Sorry" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa calls her teacher, Ms. Hoover, a hack and refuses to apologize; Lisa learns Ms. Hoover's private pain.

Bless the Harts - "Pumped" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jenny and Betty get carried away with a string of questionable purchases after winning the lottery; Wayne gets a job at his favorite hardware store.

Bob's Burgers - "Mommy Boy" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Linda joins a women's business group, Gene gets possessive of her time; Louise and Tina want to learn how to fight.

Family Guy - "Pawtucket Pat" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Brian's new job as a journalist leads him to uncover that Pawtucket Pat, Quahog's hero and brewery founder, took part in racist actions against Native Americans; the town becomes divided on whether or not to remove the statue that commemorates him.

Complete TV Listings


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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