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-SymonĂ© (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-SymonĂ© 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, 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.

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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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