Sunday, August 27, 2023

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of August 28, 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 August 28-September 1, 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, August 28
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Watch Whitney on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kal Penn (The Santa Clauses/Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Kal is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cecily Strong (Schmigadoon!) - Cecily appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People/Parks and Recreation) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Christa Miller (Shrinking/Cougar Town/Scrubs/The Drew Carey Show) - Christa appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Idris Elba (Turn Up Charlie, Eva Longoria (Telenovela and Kyle Richards (Down to Earth) - E! News has interviews with Idris, Eva and Kyle at 11pm on E!.
  • Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs. Lopez) - George Lopez’s daughter, actress Mayan Lopez, sits down with Sherri to talk about her co-starring role with her father on Lopez vs. Lopez on NBC on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim talks about Amazon's Dark Pale on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer and Adam Sandler are joining Drew to talk all about their new movie Murder Mystery 2 on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Peyton List (Bunk'd/Jessie) - Peyton is talking to Drew about the man they have in common – Adam Sandler - on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
Tuesday, August 29
  • Lauren Ash (Not Dead Yet/Superstore/Super Fun Night) - Catch Lauren on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Star Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • James Marsden (30 Rock) - James appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Minnie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) and Adam DeVine (Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin/The Righteous Gemstones/Workaholics/Modern Family) - E! News has interviews with Keke and Adam at 11pm on E!.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry joins Sherri to discuss hosting the new season of America's Got Talent on NBC on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men/Togetherness) - Melanie is telling Drew all about the new season of the show and her role in the hit show The Last of Us on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
Wednesday, August 30
  • Giancarlo Esposito (Bakersfield P.D.) - Watch Giancarlo on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/King of the Hill/The Facts of Life) - Pamela appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa Fumero (Blockbuster/Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire), Joey Lawrence (Gimme a Break!/Blossom/Brotherly Love/Run of the House/Melissa & Joey), Matthew Lawrence (Gimme a Break!/Drexell's Class/Walter & Emily/Brotherly Love/Boy Meets World) and Andy Lawrence (Tom/Brotherly Love/Oliver Beene) - E! News has interviews with Hilary and the Lawrence Brothers on E! News at 11pm on E!.
  • Michael Urie (Shrinking/Younger/Partners) - Michael sits down to talk about his new projects, including Apple TV+’s comedy series, Shrinking, on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Brooke Shields (Suddenly Susan) - Brooke will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Thursday, August 31
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Catch Drew on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class/The Pitts) - Lizzy appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley takes “The Colbert Questionert” on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts/White Famous) - Utkarsh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • 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.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - E! News has an interview with Steve at 11pm on E!.
  • Poorna Jagannathan (Never Have I Ever) and Richa Moorjani (Never Have I Ever) - Poorna and Richa give the Tam Fam the scoop on the final season of Never Have I Ever on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus (Still the King) - Billy Ray and Firerose chat and perform on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Pamela Anderson (Stacked/Home Improvement) - Pamela is taking over the whole show and telling Drew all about her career and what she's up to now on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
Friday, September 1
  • Jennifer Garner (Party Down) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Parsons (Young Sheldon/The Big Bang Theory) - Jim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (SMILF/Lost at Home/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Spin City) - Connie appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Aasif Mandvi (The Brink) - Aasif is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rashida Jones (BlackAF/Duncanville/Angie Tribeca/Unhitched/The Office) - Rashida appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • George Wallace (Tall Hopes) - George stops by to talk about his new comedy tour on a repeat of Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) and Rob Lowe (Unstable/The Grinder/Parks and Recreation/A New Kind of Family) - The Drew Barrymore Show is revisiting some of the highlights and best moments of the Drew's News podcast with Drew's pals Aubrey and Rob, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation/Welcome to Sweden) - Amy will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, August 27

Raven's Home - "Gown to the Wire" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Raven gets the opportunity to take her fashion designs global; Booker may not be able to walk at graduation; Victor has big news; Alice gets a surprise call from an old friend.

Bunk'd: Learning the Ropes - "What About Barb?" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lou, Winnie and Jake team up to help Barb Barca.


Monday, August 28

Son of a Critch - "Father Critch" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mark is considering what life would be like as a priest; as rumors of scandal amongst the clergy start to mount, Mark reassesses what his religion means to him.

Run the Burbs - "Independence Day" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andrew tests Leo's ability to walk to school alone; Camille takes a Khia bra shopping; Ramesh takes a stand at Bubble Bae when he learns he's not a regular customer.

Children Ruin Everything - "Death" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Following a brush with death, James and Astrid realize they need to make a death plan, including finding legal guardians for Felix and Viv.

Bump - "Just Kids" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
While Reema, Vince and the rest of the gang enjoy a big night out, Oly and Santi are stuck at home in an unglamorous situation.

Miracle Workers - "The End" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The final battle for Boomtown.

Breeders - "No Arseholes" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
A chat with Darren and a chance encounter convince Ally she needs more friends, so she decides to reunite her antenatal class; Ally tells Luke and Ava this was a friendship group with no arseholes, but 17 years is a long time.


Tuesday, August 29

none scheduled


Wednesday, August 30

The Conners - "Two More Years and a Stolen Rose" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The death of a beloved teacher from Dan and Jackie’s high school brings old classmates together. Elsewhere, Becky asks Darlene and Ben for a big favor.

The Conners - "Driving, Dating and Deceit" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mark is anxious to get his driver’s license when a job opportunity presents itself across town. Darlene attempts to teach him to drive, but her frantic energy sends him running to Ben for help. Meanwhile, Harris meets a new guy online, whom Becky recognizes from her past.

The Conners - "Parent Traps and Heart Attacks" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a relative passes away unexpectedly, the family must debate about who should gain custody of a jaded nephew, who is just shy of his 18th birthday.

The Conners - "Text Thread and the Marital Bed" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise gets into a feud with Becky after accidentally sending a rude message in the family text thread. Meanwhile, Darlene tries to spice up her sex life with Ben.

Night Court - "Train Court" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a train delay causes issues, Abby sees an opportunity to serve underground justice; Gurgs tries to stall the proceedings so Abby can meet her favorite celebrities, Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, but Dan has dinner reservations he won't give up.

Night Court - "Blood Moon Binga" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A blood moon brings out some of the weirdest cases New York has to offer along with a surprise visitor: Abby's mom, who's carrying some secrets; Gurgs suspects Dan knows more than he's letting on; Olivia and Neil stumble on the truth.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "El Capitan" (BET, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Curtis becomes the neighborhood watch Captain and the power goes to his head, much to the demise of the family. Meanwhile, Jazmine tries to convince CJ and Malik that they can enjoy the games with healthy food.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "To Jump or Not to Jump" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Calvin and Laura debate the merits of traditional aspects of marriage versus creating new traditions; Ella presents them with the broom she and Curtis jumped over at their wedding.

The Ms. Pat Show - "Down With the King" (BET, 10:30PM ET/PT)
As Pat continues to do well on the tour, she must determine if the cost of succeeding is worth the price of her soul; at home, Junebug's pregnancy scare raises eyebrows and suspicion with his new girlfriend.


Thursday, August 31

The Price Is Right: A Tribute to Bob Barker (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Price Is Right: A Tribute to Bob Barker, a new one-hour special honoring the life and career of the beloved late television legend and animal rights activist, who was a longstanding member of the CBS family, will be broadcast Thursday, Aug. 31 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+. Drew Carey, who succeeded Bob Barker as The Price Is Right host – and is a longtime fan and friend of Barker's – celebrates Barker's life and legacy as host of the tribute.

What We Do in the Shadows - "The Roast" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The housemates are invited for a weekend away at the home of a mysterious, illustrious vampire.


Friday, September 1

none scheduled


Saturday, September 2

none scheduled


Sunday, September 3

The Conners - "The Dog Days of Christmas" (ABC, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The holidays are approaching and Dan meets his mother-in-law for the first time. Elsewhere, Darlene helps Becky with a parenting problem.

The Simpsons - "Write Off This Episode" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Marge and Lisa start a charity together, Marge is seduced by the money and prestige of big charity fundraising.

Family Guy - "Love Story Guy" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The guys recount their first true love stories, leading to parodies of "Castaway," "Dirty Dancing" and various Meg Ryan rom-coms.

Bob's Burgers - "These Boots Are Made for Stalking" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the coolest teens she's ever seen start coming into the restaurant, Tina decides she needs to be just like them; Gene and Louise get into a battle of wills over stinky socks.

Family Guy - "Old West" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The guys try to help Mayor Wild West reconnect with his estranged father, Old West.

Raven's Home - "Whose Line is it Anyway?" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Raven recruits Victor to help her impress a very important investor; Booker and Neil try out being college roommates; Alice struggles to enjoy her summer plans.

Bunk'd: Learning the Ropes - "Wastin' Away Again in Barb-aritaville" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Raven recruits Victor to help her impress an important investor; Booker and Neil try being college roommates; Alice struggles to enjoy her summer plans.

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Friday, April 12

none scheduled

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 8)

Friday, April 12

  • Dax Shepherd (Bless This Mess) - Watch Dax on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher at 10pm on HBO.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer is telling Drew about the show hitting a milestone 1,000th episode on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dennis Quaid (Merry Happy Whatever), Cheech Marin (Rob/The Golden Palace) and Jay Hernandez (Hang Time) - Dennis, Cheech and Jay talk about The Long Game on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jaime Camil (Schmigadoon!/Broke) - Jaime talks about NBC's Lopez vs Lopez on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.


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