Sunday, December 20, 2020

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 21, 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 21-25, 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 21
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life/ E/R) - Watch George on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Andy Daly (Eastbound & Down) - Andy is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali talks about her podcast Go Ask Ali on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney will be on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom talks about News of the World on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica talks about The Times Machine on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri talks about her upcoming appearance on E!'s Celebrity Game Face on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. is a guest on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, December 22
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Catch Miley 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.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Franken (LateLine) - Al will be on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera will be on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) - Henry talks about his latest children's book Lights, Camera, Danger! (Alien Superstar #2) on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nico Santos (Superstore) - Nico appars on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Seymour (The Kominsky Method/Modern Men) - Jane talks about The War with Grandpa on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life/ E/R) - CBS This Morning has more of CBS Sunday Morning's Tracy interview with George sometime between 7-9am.
  • Raven-Symoné (Raven's Home/That's So Raven/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/The Cosby Show) - E!'s Daily Pop has a special holiday suprise with Raven-Symoné at 11am.
Wednesday, December 23
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Watch Kyle on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT. He opens up about his on-stage collapse that led to his COVID-19 diagnosis on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey will be on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal talks about Kal Penn Approves This Message on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain will be on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael joins Drew and tasks her with an extra messy stain challenge on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ryan Michelle Bathe (Retired at 35) - Ryan talks about Sylvie's Love on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Thursday, December 24
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Catch Zendaya on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning, World) - Goldie and Kurt Russell are guests on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. They will also be on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jaime Pressly (Mom/Jennifer Falls/I Hate My Teenage Daughter/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Ben is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael opens up about the loss of his father during the pandemic and the life lessons he learned from him on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings. He talks about how COVID is affecting his family on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
Friday, December 25
  • Christian Serratos (Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) - Watch Christian on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Billy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) and Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Tichina and Beth are guests on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ryan Reynolds (Two Guys and a Girl) - Ryan talks about the film Underground on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth appears on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Melissa and Ben are guests on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/In-Laws/High Society/Designing Women) - Jean will be on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay talks about his experience with police brutality, leaving SNL, and his new movie Bad Hair on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Jill is a guest on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben will be on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Love in the Time of Corona/Big Day) - Leslie performs on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method) - NBC's Today has the best of the 3rd hour in the 9am hour.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario bakes on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Denis Leary (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/The Job) - Denis is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, 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 a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 20

The Simpsons - "Bobby: It's Cold Outside" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sideshow Bob gets contracted as the mall Santa; someone steals all the Christmas packages off people's front porches.

Bob's Burgers - "Copa-Bob-bana" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob agrees to be the temporary chef at the Fischoeders' new nightclub; the kids decide to throw a party in the restaurant basement.

The Moodys - "Pilot" / "Episode 2" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Freshly single, Dan returns to his childhood home for Christmas to find it's in various stages of disarray; Dan meets and instantly clicks with Cora, but she's dating his cousin; Bridget returns to her childhood home after a fight with her husband.

Bob's Burgers - "Have Yourself a Maily Linda Christmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Linda works a temp job at the post office to make extra money for the holidays; Bob and Tina get trapped at home with Linda's fussy family; Gene and Louise scramble to find the perfect gift for Tina.

Family Guy - "Christmas Is Coming" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Meg has a surprising response after she takes Stewie to the mall to meet Santa; Brian must help Stewie process the experience.


Monday, December 21

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Scooter" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Johnsons’ Christmas present for Grover is stolen, Calvin and Dave team up to recover the gift in time for the holiday. Also, a nostalgic Tina tries to get into the Christmas spirit by reviving traditions from when Malcolm and Marty were kids.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Tough Like a Laundromat Washing Machine" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob hires Abishola to take care of Dottie in his home while she recovers. Also, Dottie has a hard time dealing with her limitations and takes it out on Abishola.


Tuesday, December 22

none scheduled


Wednesday, December 23

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Give and Take" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Miranda visits Ella in hopes of running into Calvin.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "To Trust or Not to Trust" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sandra has a change of heart concerning Lindor, and her parents want to know why.

Family Time - "Secret Stallworth" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Finding the perfect Secret Santa gift proves harder than either Tony or Lisa expected.

Family Time - "Scrooge" (Bounce TV, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Tony is not feeling the holiday spirit which causes him to bring everyone down; visited by a few ghosts, Tony remembers how much he appreciates his family and friends.


Thursday, December 24

Young Sheldon - "A Boyfriend’s Ex-Wife and a Good Luck Head Rub" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Meemaw meets Dale’s ex-wife, June (Reba McEntire). Also, Sheldon is forced to work on a group project with reluctant college students.

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

Mom - "A Judgy Face and Your Grandma’s Drawers" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy, Bonnie and the ladies step in to help when Marjorie babysits her granddaughter for the first time.

The Unicorn - "Turkeys and Traditions" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Wade and the girls tackle hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for friends and extended family; Ben attempts to make a fried turkey for the first time.


Friday, December 25

black-ish - "Compton Around the Christmas Tree" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.


Saturday, December 26

Danger Force - "The Thousand Pranks War: Part II" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The prank war rages on with Danger Force's best pranker now on team Rivalton.

Side Hustle - "Start Hustling" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.


Sunday, December 27

Family Guy - "Undergrounded" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Peter secretly gets a credit card and overspends the family money, so Lois grounds him; to plan the perfect escape, Peter builds a tunnel leading directly to The Drunken Clam.

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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 5

The Conners - "Driving, Dating and Deceit" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mark is anxious to get his driver’s license when a job opportunity presents itself across town. Darlene attempts to teach him to drive, but her frantic energy sends him running to Ben for help. Meanwhile, Harris meets a new guy online, whom Becky recognizes from her past.

The Golbergs - "Jenkintown After Dark" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Despite promising to keep distance from Brea so they can each establish themselves at college, Adam calls her, sending Beverly into a tailspin. Meanwhile, Joanne lands a coveted job at a posh Philly law firm and Barry takes full advantage of the perks of her new gig, blinding him from the reality of the situation.

Abbott Elementary - "Story Samurai" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A traveling storytelling troupe Jacob used to be in visits Abbott Elementary for a day of education and entertainment. Jacob can’t wait to share this part of his past with his colleagues; but when he realizes they think the performers are corny, Janine does her best to help him embrace his nerdy side. Meanwhile, Melissa struggles with the new normal of her combined second and third grade class.

Home Economics - "Sushi for Twelve, $482 Plus Delivery" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With a house full of Hayworths, nothing is off limits for discussion – including Tom and Marina’s lives in, and out, of the bedroom. Connor’s patience as host is running thin so as a thank you, Sarah and Denise strategize a creative way to show their appreciation.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 3)

Wednesday, October 5

  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Watch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space), Ana Fabrega (Los Espookys) and Julio Torres (Los Espookys) - Fred, Ana and Julio are guests on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lena Dunham (Girls) - Lena is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 3:30am on Bravo.
  • Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City) - Lea is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal discusses his impressive journey from former White House staffer and actor to author, and why he chose to share details about his engagement to his fiancé, Josh, in his book, You Can't Be Serious, on Tamron Hall, so check your local istings.
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts/White Famous) - Utkarsh talks about Ghosts on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber/The Brian Benben Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell talks about Death of a Salesman on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera talks about You Should Sit Down For This on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

The Neighborhood - Season Four Young Sheldon - The Complete Fifth Season The Adventues of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Five Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (DVD) Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season

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 / The Complete 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 / The Complete 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)
09/06 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/20 - Kim's Convenience - The Complete Series
09/27 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Five / The Complete Season Six
10/04 - Mr. Mayor - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
10/04 - The Munsters - Marineland Carnival with The Munsters TV Cast
10/18 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete First Season
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