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 / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Wednesday, May 29

The Conners - "The Publisher Cops Show Pilot" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jackie faces problems at the Lunch Box and must take advice from an unexpected guest. Elsewhere, Dan and Darlene take a trip into Chicago.

The Conners - "Valentine's Day Treats and Credit Card Cheats" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Becky decides it’s time to introduce Tyler to Beverly Rose, but she is skeptical of Tyler’s bonding approach. Elsewhere, Jackie believes someone has hacked Bev’s credit card when several frivolous charges show up on the bank statement.

The Conners - "Moms and Rats" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bev experiences moments of clarity and reflection and asks Jackie to spend the day together in Chicago. Elsewhere, Darlene finds a rat in her home but refuses to let Ben kill it.

The Conners - "Shrinks Don't Talk and Kids Don't Sing" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mark adjusts to his first day of college as a commuter student; meanwhile, Becky gets into a disagreement with Beverly Rose’s music teacher over a song.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 27)

Wednesday, May 29

  • Ke Huy Quan (Head of the Class/Together We Stand) - Watch Ke on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bobby Cannavale (Angie Tribeca/Will & Grace) - Bobby is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - E! News has an interview with Zendaya at 11pm on E!.
  • Arden Myrin (Working/Still the King) - Arden is a guest on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron discusses his new Disney+ documentary Jim Henson Idea Man on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am and on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Jane Krakowski (Schmigadoon!/Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane is a guest on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance talks about Making a Scene on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Love in the Time of Corona/Big Day) - Leslie talks about Great Performances: Broadway’s Best on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. He talks about Purlie Victorious on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric and Toni Braxton discuss Love & Laughter on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse talks about his podcast Dinner's On Me on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Guttenberg (No Soap, Radio/Billy) - Steve talks about his new memoir, Time to Thank: Caregiving For My Hero, on Sherri, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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