Sunday, December 06, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 7, 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 December 7-11, 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, December 7
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Watch Miley on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. He also talks about The Prom on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nick Kroll (Big Mouth/The League/Cavemen) - Nick is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jillian Bell (Bless the Harts/Idiotsitter/Workaholica) - Jillian will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Heather Graham (Emily's Reasons Why Not/Scrubs) - Heather appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Christine Baranski (Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine talks about Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) and Jackée Harry (Tyler Perry's The Paynes/The First Family/Sister, Sister/227) - Vivica and Jackée discuss OWN's A Christmas For Mary on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris chats about the new season of Station 19 on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (Indebted/Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about Lifetime's The Christmas Setup on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life - George talks about The Midnight Sky on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, December 8
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Catch Tim on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Billy appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Dianne Wiest (Life in Pieces) - Dianne is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:30pm on Bravo.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 10:30pm on Bravo.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Fran Drescher (Indebted/Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley Lauren (Saved by the Bell) - Elizabeth appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On) - Laura stops by The Drew Barrymore Show to chat about HBO Max's Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020, a special based on the social media movement she started giving students whose spring musicals were cancelled due to the pandemic the opportunity to perform.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - NBC's Today catches up with Josh in the 9am hour.
  • Jackée Harry (Tyler Perry's The Paynes/The First Family/Sister, Sister/227) - Jackée talks about OWN's A Christmas For Mary on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy will be on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life) - George talks about his marriage, kids and his brand new movie Midnight Sky on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Nikki DeLoach (Awkward) - Nikki is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Wednesday, December 9
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Watch Keegan-Michael on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS. He also talks about The Prom on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cliff "Method Man" Smith (Method & Red) - Method Man appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil talks about the inspiration behind Box One, an ever-evolving game of trivia, codes, puzzles and discovery that he co-created on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michaela Watkins (The Unicorn/Casual/Trophy Wife) - Michaela appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) and Dianne Wiest (Life in Pieces) - Candice and Dianne talk about Let Them All Talk on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl talks about Fox's I Can See Your Voice on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera talks about Hallmark Channel's Christmas Comes Twice on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Thursday, December 10
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Catch Kyle on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jenny Slate (Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin will be on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie talks about her new film The Stand-In on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • James Marsden (Dead to Me/30 Rock) - James chats about The Stand on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Olivia Rodrigo (Bizaardvark) - Olivia talks about High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Fran Drescher (Indebted/Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about Lifetime's The Christmas Setup on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera talks about Hallmark Channel's Christmas Comes Twice on Access Daily, so check your local listings. She also talks about her latest Christmas movie and holiday plans on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • Ben Savage (Boy Meets World/Girl Meets World) - Ben talks about Love, Lights, Hanukkah! on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl talks about Hallmark Channel's Christmas Comes Twice on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Friday, December 11
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Watch Kristen The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She talks about her new children's book, The World Needs More Purple People onThe Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) - Candice appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Heather Graham (Emily's Reasons Why Not/Scrubs) - Heather talks about Wander on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Paulina Chavez (Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love) - Paulina talks about Netflix's Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Marilu Henner (Taxi/Evening Shade) - Marilu talks about Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Autumn Reeser (Complete Savages/Entourage) - Autumn talks about A Glenbrooke Christmas on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

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.


Monday, December 7

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Rooster" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The arrival of Wyatt (Milan Carter), an eco-conscious new neighbor, and his pet rooster disrupts the community, leading a desperate Dave and Calvin to team up on a covert mission to restore order. Also, when Tina stops by Marty’s apartment for a surprise visit, the youngest Butler son is forced to come clean about a long-held secret.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Camp Bananas" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
For the sake of Bob’s health, Bob and Abishola try reducing stress by taking a day off together. Also, Christina is boss for the day at MaxDot, and Gloria steps in to care for Dottie.


Tuesday, December 8

none scheduled


Wednesday, December 9

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "If You Loved Me" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jazmine tells Kaleb that she isn't ready to have sex.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Open for Business" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lindor offers to be a helping hand around the living facility.

Family Time - "Blasts From The Past" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa needs help for an upcoming catering gig, so Vivian recruits her former cellmate. Meanwhile, Rachel reunites with an unlikely relative.


Thursday, December 10

Young Sheldon - "Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture that Encourages Spitting" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon starts an internet flame war, and Missy stands up to the boys on her baseball team. Also, Meemaw is unhappy when George Sr. spends time with her new boyfriend.

B Positive - "Foreign Bodies" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Gina makes herself at home in Drew’s house, Drew begins to question whether he made the right decision.

Mom - "Dammit Sandra and Viking Ancestors" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy is troubled when sparks fly between Tammy and Chef Rudy. Also, Bonnie overreacts when her therapist, Trevor (Rainn Wilson), accuses her of rejecting his help.

Mom - "Cheddar Cheese and a Squirrel Circus" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a successful kidney transplant surgery, Bonnie is concerned that Tammy’s Aunt Cookie (Kathleen Turner) is taking her second chance for granted. Also, Christy tries to track down a handsome stranger she believes is her soulmate.


Friday, December 11

none scheduled


Saturday, December 12

Danger Force - "Down Goes Santa: Part I" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Santa's sleigh comes crashing down, an ancient spell is broken and the fate of Christmas hangs in the balance.

Side Hustle - "Milkshake Shakedown" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lex, Presley and Munchy resolve to end the latter's boastful older brother Jaget's reign as champion of MicroMooery's annual Milkshake Suckdown competition.


Sunday, December 13

The Simpsons - "A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A cable channel films a Christmas movie in Springfield, and Skinner falls in love.

Bless the Harts - "Invasion of the Potty Snatcher" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jenny goes to great lengths to show Louise that she deserves a raise without ever asking for one; Betty takes Violet to her school conference and runs into a teacher she had a crush on.

Bob's Burgers - "Yachty or Nice" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When the Belchers get an unexpected invitation to cater the Glencrest Yacht Club's holiday boat parade, Bob wonders if there's a catch; Louise has her eye on the present-loaded Santa Schooner.

Family Guy - "The First No L" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the Belchers get an unexpected invitation to cater the Glencrest Yacht Club's holiday boat parade, Bob wonders if there's a catch; Louise has her eye on the present-loaded Santa Schooner.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 17

Abbott Elementary - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In this workplace comedy, a group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal — are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible educators may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.

Abbott Elementary - "Work Family" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Jacob reveals a detail about his personal life, Janine realizes she doesn’t know the other teachers as well as she thought. Meanwhile, as Gregory’s stern teaching approach is causing his whole class to underperform, Barbara and Melissa teach him how to relax and make his lessons more fun.

Abbott Elementary - "Step Class" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Janine is thrilled when Ava asks to help her teach the after-school step class, but the two don’t see eye to eye on how to run the program. Later, when Barbara, Melissa and Jacob plan an “eat-off” to decide who makes the best pizza in Philadelphia, Gregory is forced to reveal a secret.

Abbott Elementary - "Desking" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the students start participating in a new online trend that causes disruption to the school, the teachers band together to put an end to it. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson provides comforting life advice to Gregory; and later, the teachers finally meet Jacob’s boyfriend, Zach, who joins in to help stop the students “desking”.

Wellington Paranormal - "Mobots" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Officer Minogue meets Officer O'Leary's mom when they use her house for a stakeout to investigate why a mass quantity of obsolete electronics goes missing.

Wellington Paranormal - "The Invisible Fiend" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Minogue and O'Leary investigate a mysterious home invasion with no visible signs of entry, managing to arrest an invisible creature and bring it back to the station for questioning.

grown-ish - "You Don't Know Me" (Freeform, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The girls enlist Junior's help to find their shady roommate, Lauryn, who has a habit of mysteriously disappearing; Junior wonders if Annika is starting to catch feelings for him; Aaron suspects that Doug isn't being honest with him.

Everything's Trash - "Rom-Coms Are Mostly Trash" (Freeform, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After Phoebe suddenly sees Michael in a new light, she attempts to set him up with Malika, who already has her eye on an old flame; Jayden worries that he and Jessie have lost their spark, so they decide to spice things up.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 15)

Wednesday, August 17

  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Watch Alison Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sasheer Zamata (Home Economics/Woke) - Sasheer appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nicole Byer (Grand Crew/Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi co-hosts The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Zazie Beetz (Atlanta) - Zazie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Simu Liu (Kim's Convenience) - Simu chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Susan Walters (Dear John/The War Next Door) - Susan is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Blair Underwood (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Blair will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kel Mitchell (Game Shakers/Kenan & Kel) - Kel appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Peck (Grandfathered/Drake & Josh) and Rhea Perlman (Cheers/Pearl/Kirstie) - Josh and Rhea talk about Netflix's 13: The Musical on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Murray Bartlett (Physical/Looking) - Murry talks about White Lotus on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.


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

Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release) The Neighborhood - Season Four The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three

04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/13 - The Donna Reed Show - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Time Life)
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
06/14 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Eleventh Season
06/14 - Hacks - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/14 - Rutherford Falls - Season One (Blu-ray) (DVD)
06/21 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season One / Season Two
07/19 - The Neighborhood - Season Four
07/19 - Reno 911! - The Hunt for QAnon (Blu-ray) (DVD)
07/26 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Three / Season Four
08/16 - And Just Like That... - The Complete First Season (Warner Bros. - Canada)
08/16 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Fourth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
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