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

Wednesday, January 27

The Goldbergs - "Cocoon" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Beverly enlists the help of Erica, who has recently declared pre-law as her major, to sue her cookbook publisher after finding her book in the bargain bin at a bookstore. Meanwhile, Adam and Pops bond while taking a trip on the wild side after Adam convinces Pops to fall back into some youthful adventures.

American Housewife - "Under Pressure" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg ropes Katie into a double date with Principal Ablin (Jerry Lambert) and Maria (Julie Meyer) in an attempt to further his political aspirations. Meanwhile, Anna-Kat’s new found popularity at school proves to be overwhelming.

The Conners - "Promotions, Podcasts and Magic Tea" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene earns a promotion at Wellman Plastics, while Ben decides on a new career path. Meanwhile, Jackie tries an herbal tea leading to an emotional revelation.

Call Your Mother - "Quaran-Jean (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After the secret gets out that Jean came to L.A. to check on Freddie but not Jackie during quarantine, Jean plans a girls’ night for just her and Jackie to bond, but it doesn’t go as smoothly as planned. Meanwhile, Celia grows frustrated with Freddie always counting on his mother to take care of him and confronts him for taking Jean’s advice over hers.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 25)

Wednesday, January 27

  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Big Day) - Watch Leslie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Billy is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Stanley Tucci (Central Park) - Stanley will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Adam DeVine (Workaholics/Modern Family) - Adam appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Call Your Mother) - Kyra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Ted Danson (Mr. Mayor/The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew plays fan-favorite Clock Game for members of her VFFs for a chance to win cash and prizes on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Santos (Superstore) - Nico talks about the new season of Superstore on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (grown-ish/black-ish) - Yara talks about Freeform's grown-ish on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Gina Yashere (Bob Hearts Abishola) - Gina talks about Bob Hearts Abishola on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.


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

Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season Mom - The Complete Seventh Season The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

09/01 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Season 14
09/01 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete Second Season
09/01 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
09/15 - Mom - The Complete Seventh Season
09/15 - South Side - Season 1
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Second Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Third Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Fourth Season
09/22 - Man with a Plan - Season Three
09/29 - The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
10/13 - The Jetsons - The Complete Series (Diamond Collection)
10/13 - Our Cartoon President - Season Two
10/23 - Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em - The Complete Collection
10/27 - The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
10/27 - Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
11/10 - Letterkenny - Seasons 5 & 6
11/10 - The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/10 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Collection
11/17 - Carol's Second Act - The Complete Series
11/17 - Robbie - Season 1
11/24 - Corporate - Season 1
11/26 - Man with a Plan - Season Four
12/01 - The Neighborhood - Season Two
12/15 - Avenue 5 - The Complete First Season

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