Sunday, September 26, 2021

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 27, 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 September 27-October 1, 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, September 27
  • J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Mapleworth Murders/The Millers/'Til Death) - Watch J.B. on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Love in the Time of Corona/Big Day) - Leslie talks about The Many Saints of Newark on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan (check your local listings) and chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Billy Gardell (Bob Hearts Abishola/Mike & Molly/Yes, Dear) and Folake Olowofoyeku (Bob Hearts Abishola) - Billy and Folake are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa talks about NCIS: Hawaii on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Glenn Howerton (A.P. Bio/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/The Mindy Project/That '80s Show) - Glenn is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max appears on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa will be on The Doctors, so check your local lisitngs.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa talks about Netflix's My Little Pony: A New Generation on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Natalie Zea (The Detour) - Natalie talks about NBC's La Brea on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Tuesday, September 28
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Catch Mark on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - G-Eazy featuring Demi will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Natasia Demetriou (What We Do in the Shadows) - Natasia is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat/The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mila Kunis (Family Guy/That '70s Show) - Mila is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leslie Jordan (Call Me Kat/The Cool Kids/Will & Grace/Hearts Afire) - Leslie will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Logan Browning (Dear White People) - Logan appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa talks about Netflix's My Little Pony: A New Generation on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Leah talks about Game Show Network's People Puzzler on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sara Bareilles (Girls5eva) - Sara talks about Broadway's Waitress on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
Wednesday, September 29
  • LL Cool J (In the House) - Watch LL Cool J on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Leslie Jordan (Call Me Kat/The Cool Kids/Will & Grace/Hearts Afire) - Leslie will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - Kyle appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Drew Carey (The Drew Carey Show/The Good Life) - Drew chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Amy Ryan (The OFfice/The Naked Truth) - Amy is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Mr. Corman/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) - Hannah will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tia Mowry (Family Reunion/Instant Mom/The Game/Sister, Sister) - Tia is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (In the House/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks about the new season of America's Funniest Home Videos on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny will be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
Thursday, September 30
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Catch John on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Beth appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi talks about the new Peacock docuseries Unidentified with Demi Lovato NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris talks about fighting for causes close to his heart, his directorial debut and his roles on ABC's Station 19 and the reality show parody The Real Husbands of Hollywood on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey talks about If I Go Missing the Witches Did It on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
Friday, October 1
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Watch Jerry on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Helen Hunt (Blindspotting/Mad About You/It Takes Two) - Helen appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Vivica talks about Lifetime's The Wrong Valentine on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William will be on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ms. Pat (The Ms. Pat Show) - Ms. Pat gives a hilarious update on all her projects on Access Daily, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, September 26

The Simpsons - "The Star of the Backstage" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A musical comes to life in Springfield as Marge stages a revival of her beloved high school show -- but her wonderful memories are threatened by the return of a rival from the past.

The Great North - "Brace/Off Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Judy embarks on a journey after getting some unexpected news from the dentist.

Bob's Burgers - "Manic Pixie Crap Show" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Louise must pay a debt to Millie by attending the Pixie Princess Promenade; a bouquet in the shape of a dog forces Linda to confront her past.

Family Guy - "LASIK Instinct" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With her vision waning, Lois elects to get LASIK surgery but exploits her new disability for monetary gain; Peter, Chris and Stewie must partake in all the activities with Doug that his father neglects.

Wellington Paranormal - "Mobots" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT)
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.


Monday, September 27

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Intervention" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a member of the community’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic, Calvin and Dave step up to help. Also, Marty undergoes a dramatic makeover to impress a longtime crush.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Bowango" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It’s wedding time! With a traditional Nigerian wedding approaching, the Wheelers are formally introduced to Abishola’s family. Also, while Bob sets out to the market to fulfill Abishola’s bride price to demonstrate his serious intentions of marrying her, Abishola tries to keep the peace between her mother and Auntie Olu.


Tuesday, September 28

none scheduled


Wednesday, September 29

The Goldbergs - "Horse Play" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam is ready to leave the struggles of his high school years behind him but is distraught to discover he’s been waitlisted at NYU while his girlfriend Brea has been accepted, along with his mom Beverly – who surprises everyone by admitting she applied to the same school. Adam courts the NYU dean of admissions, hoping she will change her mind on his deferral. Meanwhile, Erica, Geoff, Barry and Joanne create their own plan to convince Geoff’s dad, Lou, that Erica had nothing to do with a past incident involving his prized porcelain horses.

The Wonder Years - "Green Eyed Monster" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
While Dean reckons with his first taste of heartbreak and betrayal, the adults in his life are overly empathetic and assume his grief is from mourning current events. Dean milks the special treatment and uses it to his advantage – and his family shows their support for him in their own unique ways; Kim invites him to join her at a local activist rally, while Bill and Dean bond during a fishing trip.

The Conners - "Education, Corruption, and Damnation" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Ben declines Darlene’s proposal, she starts to ponder why she tends to be so negative in life, prompting her to start a journey of self-discovery which leads to Pastor Phil. Meanwhile, newly appointed City Councilman Don Blansky puts Jackie in a tough position as she and Neville are ready to open the new and improved Lunch Box.

Guest starring is Jason Alexander as Pastor Phil, Nat Faxon as Neville and Patton Oswalt as Don Blansky.

Home Economics - "Chorizo With Mojo Verde and Chicharron, $45" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Things get a little hot in the kitchen when Tom considers ghostwriting a memoir for a celebrity chef. Connor starts dating a woke friend of Sarah and Denise’s who makes a surprising impact on him.

Recurring is Nicole Byer as Amanda and guest starring Roselyn Sanchez as Sofía and Anna Akana as Lindsay.


Thursday, September 30

Young Sheldon - "A Black Hole" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Coopers discuss the possibilities of black holes and alternate universes when Dr. Sturgis comes over for dinner.

Young Sheldon - "The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Missy’s first heartbreak triggers a series of events that lead the Cooper family to the brink.

What We Do in the Shadows - "The Escape" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
An ancient beast escapes and threatens the existence of all vampires everywhere.


Friday, October 1

none scheduled


Saturday, October 2

Side Hustle - "Model Employee" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lex, Presley and Munchy get hired as models during the town's big fashion week; assuming that they were hired to be in the fashion show itself, they soon learn that the job is actually to be toy model builders and not the runway models.


Sunday, October 3

The Simpsons - "The Dad-Feelings Limited" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Comic book guy and his wife, Kumiko, debate having a baby; his origin story is revealed.

Bob's Burgers - "Romancing the Beef" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise convinces her parents to cash in on the lucrative Valentine's Day dinner business, even though it means putting Bob and Linda's own Valentine's Day plans on hold; Tina attends Tammy's Anti-Valentine's Day party.

The Simpsons - "Bart's in Jail" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Grampa falls victim to a phone scammer, the Simpsons set out on a mission of vengeance to get his money back.

The Great North - "The Great Punkin' Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A punk band invites Ham to audition after hearing him scream; Honeybee and Wolf get their first directing gig.

Bob's Burgers - "Crystal Mess" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In order to help with anxiety about an upcoming oral report, Mr. Frond lends Tina a crystal that his new girlfriend alleges has special powers; Bob and Linda buy a box of imperfect produce and try to use it all before it rots.

Family Guy - "Rock Hard" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
While at an old record store, Peter and the guys recount tales of three rock legends: Jim Morrison, Muddy Waters and Elton John.

Johnson - "Man Down" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jarvis interviews with Angela Yee in hopes of cleaning up his image. Keith has his grand opening for his art gallery where a secret is revealed that will threaten the guys' friendship. Jarvis mouths off to an overzealous cop and pays a big price. R&B artist Samoth performs live.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 26

Young Sheldon - "The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon battles President Hagemeyer’s (Wendie Malick) mysterious boss over the university’s science requirements. Also, Mary discovers that Georgie is working at Meemaw’s illegal gambling room.

United States of Al - "College / Pohantoon" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Al struggles with the college class he is taking, Riley takes it upon himself to speak to his professor. Also, Art’s confidence is shaken when he learns Lois (Rachel Bay Jones) used to be married to a professional football star.

Ghosts - "Ghostwriter" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sasappis offers to help Sam complete the B&B website so they can start taking reservations, they butt heads over the creative direction. Also, Pete bonds with Jay over basketball until Jay makes a new living friend, and Flower attempts to be Pete’s new basketball buddy. Gregory Zaragoza, father of series regular Román Zaragoza, guest stars as Sasappis’ father, Naxasi.

B Positive - "" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

A therapist and newly divorced dad is looking for a kidney donor when he runs into a rough-around-the-edges woman from his past who offers her own kidney.

Welcome to Flatch - "Pyramid Schemme" / "Merry Flatchmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kelly accidentally gets involved in a green juice pyramid scheme; Father Joe helps Shrub get into college; Kelly's father puts her in charge of the Flatch Christmas celebration, and disaster ensues.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 23)

Thursday, May 26

  • Rose Byrne (Physical) - Catch Rose on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie/New Girl/Burning Love/Players) - June will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office/Splitting Up Together) and Angela Kinsey (The Office/The Hotwives of Orlando) - Jenna and Angela talk about their new book, The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There, on People in 10 at 8am.


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