Sunday, January 03, 2021

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 4, 2021)

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 January 4-8, 2021, 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, January 4
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Amy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lisa Edelstein (Leap of Faith/Almost Perfect) - Lisa talks about 9-1-1: Lone Star on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Nurse Jackie/Out All Night) - Morris will be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (Difficult People/The Big C) - Gabourey opens up about her life, love, and thriller film Antebellum on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Berkley (Saved by the Bell) - Elizabeth appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
Tuesday, January 5
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Catch Jim on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • James Marsden (Dead to Me/30 Rock) - James is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lauren Ash (Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Lauren appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee will be on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gary Dourdan (A Different World/The Office (1995)) - Gary talks about Redemption Day on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gabriel Igeslias (Mr. Iglesias/Cristela) - Gabriel talks about Mr. Iglesias on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Mr. Robinson/Raising Dad/Cousin Skeeter) - Meagan talks about If Not Now, When? on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, January 6
  • Regina King (The Boondocks/227) - Watch Regina on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (Mr. Mayor/The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (B Positive/Silicon Valley) - Thomas is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim chats about Last Man Standing on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • S. Epatha Merkerson (Here and Now) - S. is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat/The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Mr. Mayor/Me, Myself & I) - Bobby appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Mr. Robinson/Raising Dad/Cousin Skeeter) - Meagan talks about If Not Now, When? on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • John Michael Higgins (Saved by the Bell/Great News/Happily Divorced/Kath & Kim) - John is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jennie Garth (Mystery Girls/What I Like About You) and Tori Spelling (Mystery Girls/So Notorious) - Jennie and Tori talk about the 90210OMG podcast on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
Thursday, January 7
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Catch Ricky on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bill Hader (Barry) - Bill appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rob Huebel (Medical Police/Transparent/Burning Love) - Rob is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jaime Pressly (Mom/Jennifer Falls/I Hate My Teenage Daughter/My Name Is Earl) - Jaime talks about Mom on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld) - Julia will be on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario will be on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Allen (Last Man Standing/Home Improvement) - Tim is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is making onion rings and a wedge salad on the side on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat/The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about Call Me Kat on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Meagan Good (Mr. Robinson/Raising Dad/Cousin Skeeter) - Meagan talks about If Not Now, When? on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Maureen McCormick (The Brady Bunch/The Brady Brides) - Maureen and Dan Vicky talk about about HGTV's Frozen in Time on Access Daily, so check your loca listings.
Friday, January 8
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Francia Raisa (grown-ish) - Francia is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Hunter (Mr. Mayor) - Holly discusses Mr. Mayor on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tommy Davidson (Between Brothers) - Tommy will be on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Gabriel Igeslias (Mr. Iglesias/Cristela) - Gabriel appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat/The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about Call Me Kat on Access Daily, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, January 3

Call Me Kat - "Plus One" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Series Premiere)
Kat's former crush and good friend returns to town.

The Great North - "Sexi Moose Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Series Premiere)
The family's plans to celebrate Judy's 16th birthday on the family fishing boat go awry after a moose breaks into the Tobins' home.

The Simpsons - "The Dad-Feelings Limited" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Comic book guy and his wife, Kumiko, debate having a baby; his origin story is revealed.

Last Man Standing - "Time Flies" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Season Premiere)
A series of time jumps finds Mike and Vanessa with two new grandchildren as well as Mandy and Kyle living with them; Vanessa and Mandy clash over Vanessa's "helpfulness"; Chuck desperately hopes it's last call on Ed's mixology happy hour.


Monday, January 4

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Turnaround" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gemma’s troublemaking sister, Brittany (Deborah Baker Jr.), returns, claiming she’s turned over a new leaf, thanks to a surprising new business venture. Also, Dave finally convinces Calvin to accompany him to an escape room, where they both get more than they bargained for.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "A Tight Ass Is a Wonderful Thing" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Thanks to Abishola’s brutal Nigerian honesty, Bob finds himself in a feud with Kemi. Also, after Douglas makes a big mistake on the warehouse floor, Goodwin hates himself for looking the other way.


Tuesday, January 5

The Goldbergs - "Airplane!" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly surprises the family with an end-of-summer vacation to Miami with the flight down resembling the classic film, and Geoff accidentally spills to Erica the real reason for the trip.


Wednesday, January 6

Young Sheldon - "Pasadena" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon visits CalTech for the very first time. Also, Georgie is furious when Mary listens in on a phone call with his girlfriend, and Meemaw tries to cheer up a jealous Missy.

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Vow Renewal" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Calvin and Tina near a milestone anniversary, Dave and Gemma decide to help the Butlers have the wedding they missed out on the first time around. Also, Malcolm and Marty prepare an unforgettable performance for their parents’ special occasion.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Ya' Hearrrd Me" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ella finds that Malik and Lisa have deep-rooted issues; Ella reaches a new threshold with Curtis.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "A Dangerous Situation" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Cora tries to convince Mr. Brown to pitch in and help get Jeremy out of jail.


Thursday, January 7

Young Sheldon - "Graduation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After graduating high school, Sheldon has a breakdown when he realizes he may not be ready for college. Also, Dale tries to make amends with Meemaw.

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

Mom - "Wile E. Coyote and a Possessed Doll" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy tries to embrace positivity after having a meltdown. Also, Bonnie gets a glimpse of what Adam was like before his accident. Rainn Wilson returns as Bonnie’s therapist, Trevor.

The Unicorn - "The Wade Beneath My Wings" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Wade convinces Forrest to take his career advice, and the results are disastrous. Also, Ben lands a lucrative opportunity for his company, but Michelle is uncomfortable embracing their success.

Call Me Kat - "Double Date" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kat's mom sets her daughter up on a blind date, but it happens to be the same night that Max asks her to be his karaoke partner; Kat's employee Randi confronts a customer who never tips.

Last Man Standing - "Dual Time" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vanessa hires a home improvement repairman who bears an uncanny resemblance to Mike; Kyle and Ryan defend their favorite comic book writer to Mandy and Kristen; Mike struggles with an idea for his video blog.

Mr. Mayor - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Series Premiere)
Neil Bremer starts his first day as mayor of Los Angeles, where he faces new challenges on the job and at home.

Mr. Mayor - "Mayor's Day Out" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a marijuana dispensary in support of his legalization plan, things go awry for Mayor Neil Bremer; Neil puts Mikaela in charge of the mayor's office for the day.


Friday, January 8

none scheduled


Saturday, January 9

none scheduled


Sunday, January 10

The Simpsons - "Now Museum, Now You Don't" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lisa stays home from school to explore the wonders of Western art; each family member takes on the persona of a famous artist.

Bob's Burgers - "Heartbreak Hotel-oween" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise's plan to get revenge on Halloween for a candy transgression hits a snag when the Belcher kids meet a mysterious elderly woman at a hotel; Linda and a very squeamish Bob donate blood at a vampire-themed blood mobile.

The Simpsons - "The 7 Beer Itch" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Marge and the kids take a seaside vacation, Homer is unwittingly tempted by a British femme fatale.

Family Guy - "Stewie's First Word" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie finally says his first word, and it's a swearword; when Lois is shunned by the other moms, she tries to figure out where Stewie could have possibly learned it.

Bob's Burgers - "First Time Capsules at Wagstaff School" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Tina is put in charge of the Wagstaff School time capsule project, but she makes an enemy when she rejects Tammy's submission; Bob teases Linda over her inability to whistle.

Family Guy - "The Talented Mr. Stewie" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie breaks up with Rupert after learning that he used to belong to Chris; unable to get over his feelings of betrayal, Stewie decides to take action.

Mr. Mayor - "Pilot" (NBC, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Neil Bremer starts his first day as mayor of Los Angeles, where he faces new challenges on the job and at home.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, April 19

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Hero" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dave earns Calvin’s respect when he thwarts a robbery at the barbershop, until the recognition goes to his head and he starts exaggerating the truth. Also, Marty invites an anxious Gemma to give his new stress-busting hobby a try.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "A Tough Old Bird" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bob and Abishola try to help a sad and volatile Kemi who, after being dumped by Chukwuemeka, struggles with the possibility that her happiest days might be behind her.

Breeders - "No Choice" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ally is under huge pressure, but no one seems to want to listen to her; Jim and Jackie are excited about a possible move to the coast and, much to Paul's surprise, so is he.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 19)

Monday, April 19

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Hoops/Final Space/Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick will be on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (Mr. Mayor/The Good Place/Help Me Help You/Becker/Cheers) - Ted appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi talks about the final season of Younger on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It/Kickin' It) - Olivia will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michelle Buteau (First Wives Club) - Michelle appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • John Stamos (Fuller House/Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House/You Again?) - John will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cristin Milioti (Made for Love/A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry and his wife Rebecca discuss their memoir detailing secrets of their marriage, Stronger Together, on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica discusses her new Hallmark Channel movie Matchmaker Mysteries: The Art of the Kill on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 11am ET/PT.
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Ed talks about Peacock's Rutherford Falls on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.


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

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series

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