Sunday, May 23, 2021

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of May 24, 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 May 24-28, 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, May 24
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs/30 Rock) - Watch Elizabeth on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Danny Pudi (Mythic Quest/Powerless/Community) - Danny appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Jefferies (Legit) - Jim is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony will be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Casey Wilson (black Monday/Marry Me/Happy Endings) - Casey appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rafe Spall (Trying) - Rafe will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil Rel appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - The Drew Barrymore Show has the Best of Female Ground Breakers, so check your local listings.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John talks about A Quiet Place Part II on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, May 25
  • Lena Waithe (Master of None) - Catch Lena on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Paul W. Downs (Hacks/Broad City) - Paul is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Black Monday/Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ryan O'Connell (Special) - Ryan appears on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Michael B. Jordan (The Assistants) - Michael is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Joel chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Yvonne Orji (Insecure) - Yvonne is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Curry (In the Cut/One Love/Hangin' with Mr. Cooper) - Mark dishes about his comedy tour on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Lil Rel Howery (Rel/The Carmichael Show) - Lil Rel is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/Tom/The Tom Show) - Tom opens up about the very different turns he and his sibling took in life when she launched a million-dollar drug empire on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, May 26
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Watch Sofia on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Will Arnett (Flaked/Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) - Will appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • The Jonas Brothers (Jonas) - The Jonas Brothers will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Andrew Rannells (Black Monday/Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew appears on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael talks about The Kominsky Method on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City) - Lea and her daughter Zoey Deutch talk about Audible's Total Switch Show on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Thursday, May 27
  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Catch Rory on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bradley Whitford (Perfect Harmony/Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever) - Dennis chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Yvonne Orji (Insecure) - Yvonne appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - The Drew Barrymore Show has the Best of Co-Stars, so check your local listings.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) and Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Sofia, Terry and the America's Got Talent hosts are guests on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrew Rannells (Black Monday/Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew talks about Showtime's Black Monday on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste (The Good Place) - Kirby talks about Cruella on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) and Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Sheryl and Vanessa talk about the stigma of breast cancer in the black community on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.
Friday, May 28
  • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio/The Goldbergs/The Knights of Prosperity) - Watch Patton on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Seth Rogen (Undeclared) - Seth appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) and Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Jerry and Lana guest co-host The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs/30 Rock) - Elizabeth talks about the game show Press Your Luck on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David talks about Audible's The Reservoir on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Lisa Edelstein (The Kominsky Method/Leap of Faith/Almost Perfect) - Lisa is a guest on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, May 23

The Simpsons - "Panic on the Streets of Springfield" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lisa gets a new imaginary friend -- a depressed British singer from the 1980s; Homer becomes a truck guy.

Bless the Harts - "Toni With an I" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Jenny ignores Jesus' advice on a moral conundrum, her new take on the truth causes huge problems in Louise's life; both Betty and Wayne turn to Travis for spiritual healing after refusing to go to a doctor for help with medical problems.

The Simpsons - "The Last Barfighter" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Moe breaks their most sacred rule, a secret society of bartenders seeks ultimate vengeance on Homer and his friends.

Duncanville - "Das Banana Boot" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Duncan avoids summer school for the first time; the family goes on vacation; on their getaway, Annie and Jack are haunted by another vacation couple; Duncan agonizes over Mia's Instagram.

Bob's Burgers - "Vampire Disco Death Dance" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Tina and Bob plan a father-daughter date to see Bob's favorite vampire movie, Tina decides to invite her group of friends along; Linda opens a restaurant for the raccoons in their alley.

Duncanville - "Duncan's New Word" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Duncan says the one thing no kid should ever say to their dad; Kimberly and Jing have a window to do whatever they want; Annie and Jack deal with Duncan's issue.


Monday, May 24

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Election" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dave faces off against incumbent Isaiah Evans (guest star Wayne Brady) in a debate for a city council seat, and the race comes to a dramatic conclusion.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Camp Bananas" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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, May 25

Chad - "Finale" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When the entire school thinks Chad's been the victim of a hate crime, he's forced to choose between his newfound popularity and the truth.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Whiplash" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Payne family becomes concerned while searching for C.J. after learning he ran into a burning building.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Bail Buns" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The Assisted Living crew bands together to get Jeremy released from jail when it catches Sheriff Luckett in a compromising position.


Wednesday, May 26

none scheduled


Thursday, May 27

Young Sheldon - "A Box of Treasure and the Meemaw of Science" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon, Dr. Linkletter and Meemaw team up on a science experiment. Also, Mary is jealous that Pastor Jeff and Brenda (Melissa Peterman) are spending time together, and Georgie has a new side hustle.

United States of Al - "Birthday/Kaleeza" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Hazel starts planning her 11th birthday party, she learns that Al doesn’t know when his birthday is so she invites him to share the day with her. Also, Riley tries to find a way to deal with Vanessa’s new boyfriend.

Mom - "Smitten Kitten and a Tiny Boo-Boo Error" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie and Adam regret spending their first wedding anniversary with Marjorie and her new beau, Gary (Kevin Dunn). Also, Jill’s attempt at a good deed becomes a moral dilemma.

B Positive - "B Negative Part 2" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Drew falls into a deep depression after a friend’s failed kidney surgery, and it’s up to Gina to help him out of it.

Everything's Gonna Be Okay - "Carolina Sphinx Moth" (Freeform, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Suze creates a snowball; Genevieve tests Nicholas; Matilda plans; Nicholas discovers he was supposed to give Alex a drawer.


Friday, May 28

The Dick Van Dyke Show -- Now in Living Color! - "Where Did I Come From" / "Never Bathe on Sunday" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! is a one-hour special featuring two colorized classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series airing back-to-back on Friday, May 28 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Series creator and co-star Carl Reiner personally selected the two episodes to showcase his favorite episodes featuring Dick Van Dyke. (Originally broadcast 12/14/18.)

The special features the season one episode “Where Did I Come From,” written by Carl Reiner, and the season four episode “Never Bathe on Saturday,” also written by Reiner. The main titles and end credits of the two episodes are seamlessly combined into one set—at the beginning and end of the hour—without interruption between each.

In “Where Did I Come From,” 6-year-old Ritchie asks his parents the inevitable “where did I come from?” question, and they recall the days before his birth. The episode originally aired on Jan. 3, 1961 during the series’ first season.

In “Never Bathe on Saturday,” the Petries’ romantic second honeymoon becomes a disaster when Laura’s toe gets caught in a bath spout. The episode was first aired on March 31, 1965, during season four.


Saturday, May 29

none scheduled


Sunday, May 30

none scheduled

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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