Sunday, November 12, 2023

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of November 13, 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 November 13-17, 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, November 13
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Seth Rogen (Platonic/Undeclared) - Watch Nick and Seth on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dwayne Johnson (Young Rock) - Dwayne is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Awkwafina (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens) - Awkwafina appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Harland Williams (The Geena Davis Show/Simon) and Michelle Buteau (Survival of the Thickest/Bless the Harts/Enlisted) - Harland and Michelle are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) and Kel Mitchell (Game Shakers/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan and Kel talk about Good Burger 2 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) - NBC's Today catches up with Hannah in the 9am hour. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary is chatting with Drew about growing up in the spotlight, being a mom and finding time to write My Little Sweet Boy on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Urie (Shrinking/Partners) - Michael is joining Drew at the news desk to cover headlines like the new term in dating called "delusionship" and is telling Drew all about his return to the Broadway stage on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - Ariana talks about Wish on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Tuesday, November 14
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Catch Ed on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Eve Hewson (Bad Sisters) - Eve appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She talks about Flora and Son on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada talks about Worthy on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patrick Dempsey (Fast Times) - Patrick will be on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - Ariana chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Courtney B. Vance (Shining Vale) - Courtney and Dr. Robin L. Smith discuss their new book The Invisible Ache: Black Men Identifying Their Pain and Reclaiming Their Power on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, November 15
  • Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/A.P. Bio/The Mindy Project/That '80s Show) - Watch Glenn on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - Ariana is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite/Benched) - Maria is a guest on repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - NBC's Today catches up with Ed in the 9am hour. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Lisa Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary/Emeril/Life's Work/My Wildest Dreams) - Lisa appears on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig talks about his podcast Joy on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Lacey Chabert (Still the King/Baby Daddy/Family Guy) - Lacey and Scott Wolf discuss their new holiday film on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Thursday, November 16
  • Emma Stone and Nathan Fielder (The Curse) - Catch Emma and Nathan on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite/Benched) - Maria appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rondell Sheridan (Raven's Home/Cory in the House/That's So Raven/Cousin Skeeter/Minor Adjustments) - Rondell is a guest on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Lauren Graham (M.Y.O.B./Conrad Bloom/Townies/Good Company) - Lauren talks about Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don't Want to Forget to Remember on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jennifer Garner (Party Down) - Jennifer shines a light on a community in need and helps make a difference with Save the Children on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Little Demon/Taxi) and Lucy DeVito (Little Demon) - Danny and Lucy talk about I Need That on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Pete discusses his new stand-up comedy special on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, November 17
  • Tommy Davidson (Between Brothers) - Tommy is a guest on repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Lauren Graham (M.Y.O.B./Conrad Bloom/Townies/Good Company) - Lauren talks about Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don't Want to Forget to Remember on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew talks about starring in Gutenberg! The Musical! on Broadway with Josh Gad on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti gives the Tam Fam the latest on her tour, plus she gets in the kitchen to share one of her favorite recipes on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, November 12

Krapopolis - "Big Man on Hippocampus" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Hippocampus is ostracized for his unconventional appearance, Tyrannis takes him to a science convention where he is finally appreciated for his intellect.

The Simpsons - "Iron Marge" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Marge's heart is broken by a bad birthday present, Bart and Lisa must dig into their mom's past to show that they really know her; Homer becomes a neighborhood fearmonger.

Bob's Burgers - "Escape From Which Island?" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mr. Fischoeder enlists Bob to be his personal chef for a glamping trip on his exclusive club's secret island; Linda gives the kids a crash course on cocktail party etiquette.

Family Guy - "Baby, It's Cold Inside" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Peter is emasculated when, on their anniversary, he abandons Lois amidst a shark attack; Stewie finds a mini fridge and lives the dorm lifestyle.


Monday, November 13

American Dad! - "Between a Ring and a Hardass" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Social Services threatens to take Steve away from the family when someone files a complaint about Steve's chaotic home life.


Tuesday, November 14

none scheduled


Wednesday, November 15

none scheduled


Thursday, November 16

Young Sheldon - "A Baby Shower and Testosterone-Rich Banter" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mary butts heads with Mandy’s mother, Audrey (Rachel Bay Jones), and Sheldon attempts male bonding.

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.

Ghosts (UK) - "Who Do You Think You Are?" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After young couple Alison and Mike Cooper inherit an estate, the resident ghosts from across the ages attempt to haunt them into leaving the property. Following an accident caused by one of the ghosts’ antics, Alison finds that she can see and hear them.

Ghosts (UK) - "Gorilla War" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Mike learns he can’t get out of the loan he and Alison took out to renovate the Button House without losing all their savings, the couple must learn to co-exist with the home’s long-term inhabitants.

Son of a Critch - "Beer Necessities" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Desperate to seem more mature, Mark heads off school grounds for lunch and is offered a beer.

Children Ruin Everything - "Teamwork" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As Astrid and James prepare to celebrate a special occasion, their 'hook-up-aversary', all that stands between them and a much-needed night together is getting their kids to bed.


Friday, November 17

The Ms. Pat Show - "Pills and Chills" (BET, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Terry's pill dependence comes to a head, and the kids decide to stage an intervention that turns into a marital meltdown between Terry and Pat.

The Ms. Pat Show - "Father Christmas" (BET, 10:07PM ET/PT)
Pat tries to give Terry the perfect Christmas by finding his real father; when she can't track him down, she and Denise embark on a wild Plan B involving a mall Santa.


Saturday, November 18

none scheduled


Sunday, November 19

The Simpsons - "It's a Blunderful Life" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa recounts the story of how Homer was scapegoated for a power outage that plunged Springfield into darkness days before Thanksgiving.

Krapopolis - "Dungeons and Deliria" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Tyrannis struggles with a ruling dilemma when a citizen is ejected from a bar for wearing newly invented pants; Deliria wreaks havoc on Stupendous' secret quest, only to end up in trouble with a titan; Hippocampus ends up sparring with a tree nymph.

Bob's Burgers - "The (Raccoon) King and I" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
During a neighborhood block party, Linda makes a mistake that could threaten the life of her favorite alley raccoon.

Family Guy - "Boston Stewie" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Stewie tries to civilize his half-brother, Boston Stewie, so that he may be adopted; Meg and Chris start a venture in which people online pay Chris to sit on and smash cupcakes.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Monday, July 22

Bob Newhart: A Legacy of Laughter

Bob Newhart: A Legacy of Laughter (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)

CBS announced a new Entertainment Tonight special, Bob Newhart: A Legacy of Laughter, to air Monday, July 22 (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)*.

Hosted by Entertainment Tonight’s Nischelle Turner, this one-hour tribute honors the late comedian with a look back at his 70-year career, featuring never-before-seen interviews, and his final interview from his home in Los Angeles. The special takes an in-depth look at his journey from accountant to comedian to Hollywood icon, with rare behind-the-scenes footage of Bob on the set of his sitcoms and feature films, from the Entertainment Tonight vault. Included are new and archival interviews with some of Bob’s closest friends and co-stars, including Jim Parsons, Will Ferrell, Reese Witherspoon, Jason Bateman and Michael Weatherly. The show takes an intimate look inside Bob’s personal life and his marriage to the love of his life, Ginnie, with newly revealed stories about how he changed American culture through comedy.

Bob starred as Chicago psychologist Robert Hartley on the CBS television series The Bob Newhart Show from 1972 to 1978, and then as Vermont innkeeper Dick Loudon on Newhart from 1982 to 1990, also on the Network. He had two other sitcoms on CBS in the 1990s, Bob and George and Leo. Bob played the recurring role of Professor Proton on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory from 2013 to 2018, for which he received his first Primetime Emmy Award.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 22)

Monday, July 22

  • Lamorne Morris (Woke/New Girl) - Lamorne guest hosts Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Watch Sebastian on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ryan Reynolds (Two Guys and a Girl) and Hugh Jackman (Human Resources) - Ryan is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. E! News has interviews with Ryan and Hugh at 11pm on E!. They also talk about Deadpool & Wolverine on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am. Ryan appears on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Keanu Reeves (Swedish Dicks) - Keanu appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jesse Plemons (No Activity/Bent) - Jesse is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joe Mantegna (The Simpsons/Soap) and Laci Mosley (iCarly/Single Parents/Florida Girls) - Joe and Laci are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken drops by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10:01pm on Bravo.
  • Elizabeth Gillies (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll/Victorious) - Elizabeth talks about Spread on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) and Michael Urie (Krapopolis/Partners) - Sutton and Michael talk about Once Upon a Mattress on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Rob Delaney (Catastrophe) - Rob talks about Deadpool & Wolverine on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Nat Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Nat and Lucy Hale are telling Drew all about their new rom-com Which Brings Me to You on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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