Sunday, January 01, 2023

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 2, 2023)

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 2-6, 2023, 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 2
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Watch Jerry on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Adam DeVine (The Righteous Gemstones/Modern Family/Workaholics) - Adam is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Max Greenfield (The Neighborhood/New Girl/Modern Men) - Max appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat/The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Danielle Pinnock (Ghosts/Young Sheldon) - Danielle will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Annaleigh Ashford (B Positive) - Annaleigh appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Dwayne Johnson (Young Rock) - Dwayne is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian will be on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Alexa & Katie/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani appears on a repet of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, January 3
  • Seth Rogen (Undeclared) - Catch Seth on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Nick Kroll (Big Mouth/The League/Cavemen) - Nick will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on E! News on E! at 11:30pm.
  • Ana Gasteyer (American Auto/People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Mario is a guest on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Richard Kind (Big Mouth/Red Oaks/Spin City/Mad About You) - Richard will be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Selenis Leyva (Lopez vs. Lopez) - Selenis appears on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, January 4
  • Anna Kendrick (Love Life) - Watch Anna on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina is a musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ayo Edebiri (Big Mouth) - Ayo will be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Lisa Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary/Life's Work/My Wildest Dreams) - Lisa appears on E! News on E! at 11:30pm.
  • Giancarlo Esposito (Bakersfield P.D.) - Giancarlo will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste (The Good Place/Barry/Downward Dog) - Kirby is a guest on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lolo Spencer (The Sex Lives of College Girls) - Lolo appears on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
Thursday, January 5
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Catch Laura on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Anna Konkle (PEN15) - Anna is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Melissa Rauch (Night Court/The Big Bang Theory/Kath & Kim) - Melissa appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rosie O'Donnell (SMILF/Stand By Your Man/Gimme a Break!) - Rosie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts/White Famous) - Utkarsh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba is a guest on E! News on E! at 11:30pm.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on E! News on E! at 11:30pm.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about M3GAN on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am and in the 9am hour. She will be also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The New Class) - Mario is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris appears on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, January 6
  • Joel McHale (Community/The Great Indoors) - Watch Joel on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lily Collins (Emily in Paris) - Lily appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amanda Warren (Dickinson) - Amanda is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Lacey Chabert (Still the King/Baby Daddy/Family Guy) - Lacey will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Folake Olowofoyeku (Bob Hearts Abishola) - Folake is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Andrea Savage (I'm Sorry/Episodes/Significant Others/Sweet Valley High) - Andrea appears on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • ReneĆ© Rapp, Pauline Chalamet, Alyah Chanelle Scott and Amrit Kaur (The Sex Lives of College Girls) - ReneĆ©, Pauline, Alyah and Amrit talk about season two of The Sex Lives of College Girls on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley/Burning Love) - Kumail will be on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on The Jennifer Hudson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.

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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, January 1

The Simpsons - "Lisa the Boy Scout" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Boy Explorers become coed, Bart and Lisa vow to "out scout" each other at the annual jamboree.

Bob's Burgers - "What About Job?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A school assignment about careers sends Louise spiraling, trying to imagine what her future might hold.

The Simpsons - "My Life as a Vlog" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Through a series of YouTube recommended videos, the story of the rise and fall of the Simpson family vlog is revealed.

The Great North - "Arranger-ous Minds Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Moon and the Junior Janitors get involved with a teacher scandal; the rest of the family gets involved with a bunch of crabs.

Bob's Burgers - "Comet-y of Errors" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
At a comet watch party, Bob tries to keep Teddy from looking for signs from the universe; the kids try to make their comet wishes come true.

Family Guy - "The Fatman Always Rings Twice" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In noir-style, Peter/Mac investigates the disappearance of Meg/Sister Megan.


Monday, January 2

The Neighborhood - "Welcome Back to the Neighborhood" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Dave decides to disconnect the Johnson home from the grid, he inadvertently causes a community-wide power outage, much to Calvin’s frustration. Also, in the wake of Marty’s engagement, Tina struggles with no longer being the primary woman in her son’s life.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Touched by a Holy Hand" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Abishola and Kemi hatch a plan to keep Ebun and the new pastor’s flirtation from growing. Also, Bob is thrown for a loop when Goodwin leaves MaxDot for a better job at Christina’s company.


Tuesday, January 3

none scheduled


Wednesday, January 4

Abbott Elementary - "Read-a-Thon" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The competition heats up between Melissa and Janine as their classrooms go head-to-head in a read-a-thon sponsored by a local pizza shop. Both teachers encourage their students to hit the books hard but face some unexpected obstacles on their path to pizza glory. Meanwhile, Jacob and Gregory join forces and attempt to get their student-podcasting club off the ground.

Home Economics - "Gallon of Milk, $4.35" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Marina begins working with a hunky new contractor, Tom’s envy causes him to overcompensate. Meanwhile, Connor involves Denise in his scheme to impress a new woman.


Thursday, January 5

Young Sheldon - "College Dropouts and the Medford Miracle" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon considers dropping out of college to focus on building his database. Also, George Sr. is frustrated when someone else gets credit for his football wins.

Ghosts - "The Perfect Assistant" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sam and Jay are thrilled when they find a highly qualified assistant for the B&B – however, their new employee comes with some surprising baggage. Also, Thorfinn tries to help his son, Bjorn, deal with a bully.

Welcome to Flatch - "Flatch or (Butter) Bust" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
It's Barb's birthday, but she is not in the mood to celebrate her milestone; Barb is not alone in her blues as Joe is also down in the dumps over his recent breakup with Cheryl; Nadine and Kelly set out to cheer up Barb.

Call Me Kat - "Call Me Philliam" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Phil's mother shows up at Kat's Cafe to fill in as baker while Phil is away.


Friday, January 6

Lopez vs. Lopez - "Lopez vs Ghosts" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When the Lopez home is disturbed by an evil spirit, the family enlists a curandero who reveals that the ghost of George's grandmother is hell-bent on righting a past wrong and will keep throwing chanclas at his big head until he does it.

Young Rock - "World Pacific Wrestling" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Hawaii, 1985: Ata and Rocky try to outmatch Lia's promotion with a stable of new big-name wrestlers; left behind at the after-school program, Dewey falls in with a crowd of latchkey kids.


Saturday, January 7

none scheduled


Sunday, January 8

Abbott Elementary - "Attack Ad" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The teachers are appalled after seeing a commercial in support of charter schools criticizing Abbott Elementary. When students begin to transfer schools, Jacob, Ava and Melissa invite the leader of the charter school organization to Abbott and ask him to take down the ad. Elsewhere, Janine and Gregory talk about Janine’s relationship with Tariq.

Bob's Burgers - "Cheaty Cheaty Bang Bang" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After a student accuses her of cheating on a test, Tina needs to get back to school to clear her name, but a snowstorm traps her and her family at home.

Family Guy - "Love Story Guy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The guys recount their first true love stories, leading to parodies of "Castaway," "Dirty Dancing" and various Meg Ryan rom-coms.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, December 8

Norman Lear: A Life on Television

CBS announced the new entertainment special Norman Lear: A Life on Television, to air tonight - Friday, Dec. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+ (live and on demand for Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers, or on demand for Paramount+ Essential subscribers the day after the special airs). Presented by Entertainment Tonight, this one-hour special features new interviews with stars of the long-running comedies Lear created, including Jimmie Walker from Good Times and Mackenzie Phillips from One Day at a Time, in addition to never-before-seen interviews from the ET vault. Also included with this new footage and interviews is an in-depth sit-down interview with Lear that ET host Kevin Frazier conducted when Lear celebrated his 100th birthday, in which he reflected on his lengthy, groundbreaking career.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 4)

Friday, December 8

  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Watch Eddie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph (Only Murders in the Building/High Fidelity/People of Earth/Selfie) - Da'Vine appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Caponera (The Good Life) - John is a guest on a repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Robert Smigel (Let's Be Real) - Triumph the Insult Comic Dog aka Robert Smigel chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) and Molly Gordon (Ramy) - Noah and Molly talk about Theater Camp on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Eric Stonestreet (The Santa Clauses/Modern Family) - Eric talks about The Santa Clauses on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan sits down with Sherri to talk about his new book, When I Was Your Age, on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Sebastian appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September-December)

Family Matters - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Series ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

09/05 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Sixth Season
09/12 - Abbott Elementary - The Complete Second Season
09/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-6 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
09/26 - Family Matters - The Complete Series
09/26 - Step by Step - The Complete Series
10/10 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Complete Season Thirteen / The Complete Season Fourteen
10/17 - ALF - The Complete Series (Deluxe Edition) (Shout! Factory Special Offers)
10/17 - Night Court (2023) - The Complete First Season
11/07 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Sixth Season (Blu-ray) (DVD)
11/14 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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