Sunday, December 17, 2023

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 18, 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 December 18-22, 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, December 18
  • Eddie Murphy (The PJs) - Watch Eddie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Olivia Rodrigo (Bizaardvark) - Olivia is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) - Hannah appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Brad Garrett (Single Parents/'Til Death/Everybody Loves Raymond), Pauly Shore (The Pauly Shore Show), Kevin Pollak (Angel from Hell/Mom/Coming of Age) and Tommy Davidson (Between Brothers) - Brad, Paul, Kevin and Tommy are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (A Different World) - Jada talks about about the buzz surrounding the release of her memoir, growing up in a chaotic environment, and getting married at 25 after getting pregnant with son Jaden on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Awkwafina (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens) - Awkwafina is a guest on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Karen Pittman (And Just Like That...) - Karen appears on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Gilbert (Stand by Your Man) - Melissa talks about her line Modern Prairie on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Do Not Disturb/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) and Melissa Peterman (Young Sheldon/Baby Daddy/Working Class/Reba) - Jerry and Melissa stop by Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Dempsey (Fast Times) - Patrick talks about Ferrari on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jon Cryer (Extended Family/Two and a Half Men/The Trouble with Normal/Partners/The Famous Teddy Z) - Jon will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Tuesday, December 19
  • Jon Hamm (Grimsburg/Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Catch Jon on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bill Burr (F Is for Family/Townies) - Bill appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Greta Lee (HouseBroken/Russian Doll) - Greta will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits-in with the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret is a guest on a repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Patrick Dempsey (Fast Times) - Patrick stops by to speak about his upcoming film Ferrari on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Billy Crystal (The Comedians/Soap) - Gayle Kings talks with Billy on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne) - Sandra tells Sherri about her New Year's Eve show at Joe's Pub in NYC on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Emma Stone (The Curse) - Emma talks about Poor Things on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) - Hannah talks about Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Phoebe Dynevor (Younger) - Phoebe will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
Wednesday, December 20
  • Jon Hamm (Grimsburg/Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Watch Jon on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Gary Gulman (Life & Beth) - Gary will be on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits-in with the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Master P (Romeo!) - Master P and his son Mercy talk about Mercy's basketball skills on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) - Hannah talks about her Apple TV+ holiday special, Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas, on Sherri, so check your local listings. She will also be on a repeat of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Greta Lee (HouseBroken/Russian Doll) - Greta will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Omar Dorsey (Bookie) - Omar is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:15am.
  • Mekai Curtis (Kirby Buckets) - Mekai appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:30am.
Thursday, December 21
  • Will Arnett (Murderville/Arrested Development/Flaked/The Millers/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Catch Will on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lamorne Morris (Woke/New Girl) - Lamorne appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (God's Favorite Idiot/Nobodies/Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa is a guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Amy Poehler (Bless the Harts/Parks and Recreation) - Amy appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits-in with the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Harland Williams (The Geeena Davis Show/Simon) - Harland is a guest on a repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Sydney Sweeney (Everything Sucks!) and Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Sydney and Glen are taking a ride in the "Drewber" to tell Drew all about their new movie on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva talks about Hulu's Flamin' Hot on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Garner (Party Down) - Jennifer chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric discusses his new crime novel, Flipping Boxcars, on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, December 22
  • Emma Stone (The Curse) - Watch Emma on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Henton (Living Single/The Hughleys) and Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - John and Esther are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael talks all about the film Wonka and plays a candy-themed game on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Nate Burleson talks with Queen Latifah on CBS Mornings sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy chats and performs on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Ed chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
All listings are subject to change. Visit our blog and main site for daily updated listings. Leave us comments on our message board or Tweet/Facebook us to let us know what you think of this Sunday feature! We do listen!


Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 17

Young Sheldon - "Passion’s Harvest and a Sheldocracy" (CBS, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon must choose sides in an ethical dilemma. Also, Mary tries her hand at writing and Mandy needs a new place to live.

Krapopolis - "Tyrdra" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Tyrannis invites a suicidal Hydra to come live with him and his family; everyone grows to love her, but Tyrannis comes to regret his decision when she accidentally embroils Krapopolis in chaos.

The Simpsons - "Murder, She Boat" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lisa must solve a closed-boat mystery when Comic Book Guy's million-dollar action figure is "murdered" on a pop culture cruise.

Bob's Burgers - "The Nightmare 2 Days Before Christmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When the power goes out two days before Christmas, The Belchers must spend the holiday at Mr. Fischoeder's family's old hunting lodge.

Family Guy - "The Return of The King (Of Queens)" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lois decides to sell the family's TV to help pay for Christmas presents; Kevin James gets upset over losing Peter as a viewer.


Monday, December 18

American Dad! - "Into the Jingleverse" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When Steve gives the family better Christmas gifts than Stan, Stan goes to great lengths to regain his title of King of Presents.


Tuesday, December 19

none scheduled


Wednesday, December 20

That Girl Lay Lay - "All I Want for Christmas Is Lay Lay" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Sadie loses the Christmas spirit and cancels the holiday pageant, the ghosts of past, present and future visit to remind her of the true meaning of Christmas.


Thursday, December 21

Dick Van Dyke 98 Years of Magic

Dick Van Dyke 98 Years of Magic (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
CBS presents DICK VAN DYKE 98 YEARS OF MAGIC, an entertainment special honoring and celebrating the legendary career of the iconic actor and performer for his 98th birthday, Thursday, Dec. 21 (9:00-11:00 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 episode airs)*.

GRAMMY®, Emmy® and Tony® Award winner Van Dyke is one of the most beloved and legendary stars. He has inspired generations of performers and will be honored for his incredible contributions to the arts and entertainment. The tribute will travel back in time to the iconic set of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and feature dazzling music and dance spectacles, heartfelt performances, special guests and a magical holiday number. The two-hour tribute event will also showcase songs and archival footage from the best of his nearly full century career encompassing “Mary Poppins,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and more.


Friday, December 22

none scheduled


Saturday, December 23

Extended Family - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:05PM ET/PT)
Jim, a recently divorced dad, has a mishap with his daughter's beloved pet goldfish and must begrudgingly seek the help of his ex-wife and her new boyfriend, deepening the bonds of their still-shaping, unconventional co-parenting arrangement.

Night Court - "The Night Court Before Christmas" (NBC, 8:35PM ET/PT)
It's Christmastime at Night Court; Abby enlists Dan on her quest to track down a little girl's letter to Santa; Gurgs' gift for Dan isn't what she expected; Olivia is haunted by a witness who believes herself to be the Ghost of Christmas Present.


Sunday, December 24

The Simpsons - "Do the Wrong Thing" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Homer and Bart become kings of the blue-collar sports circuit, but Marge suspects something dishonest at the core of their father-son bond.

Krapopolis - "The Stuperbowl" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Tyrannis hosts other kings for a series of games in Krapopolis, where Stupendous shines; Hippocampus and Schlub track and catch the city's first serial killer.

HouseBroken - "Who's Having a Merry Trashmas?" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Honey and Chief are home alone for the holidays, and when a mysterious intruder tries to break in, they team up with Raccoon to protect the family home; Chico experiences hunger for the first time; Elsa falls in love with a robot dog.

Family Guy - "Oscars Guy" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Griffins perform a retelling of three Oscar-winning stories: "Silence of the Lambs," "American Beauty" and "Forrest Gump."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, February 22

Young Sheldon - "A Roulette Wheel and a Piano Playing Dog" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon realizes he is the weakest student in his class; Meemaw is looking to expand her gambling business.

Ghosts - "Man of Your Dreams" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sam learns that one of the ghosts’ powers is to enter the dreams of the livings and influence their decisions. Also, two of the ghosts think they’ve learned the secret to moving on.

The Conners - "Lanford, Toilet of Sin" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jackie is faced with a difficult decision that brings the family and community together; Becky starts working a new late-night shift at Casita Bonita; Darlene goes to extreme measures to mend her relationship with Harris.

The Conners - "Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dan is disappointed when everyone but Becky forgets about his birthday; Darlene faces another issue; Dan excludes Jackie from the family Christmas Santa photo for mistreating Louise.

Son of a Critch - "Bonfire Night" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mark and his friends are excited for bonfire night, but their innocent night takes a turn when Fox gets roped into her brother's illegal activities.

Children Ruin Everything - "Spontaneity" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After hearing about Dawn's spontaneous trip to South America, Astrid is determined to be spontaneous herself, even if that means playing hooky from her responsibilities.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 19)

Thursday, February 22

  • Rory Scovel (Physical/Robbie/Ground Floor) - Catch Rory on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Dakota appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Chloë Sevigny (Russian Doll) - Chloë is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Melissa Rauch (Night Court/The Big Bang Theory) - Melissa appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny will be on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) - NBC's Today catches up with Beanie in the 9am hour.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley talks about Maestro on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Dulcé Sloan (The Great North) - Dulcé kicks off the show with hilarious stories from her memoir Hello, Friends! on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Lisa Whelchel, Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn (The Facts of Life) - On a celebratory episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the stars of one of Barrymore's favorite TV shows, The Facts of Life, are reuniting to wish her a happy 49th birthday.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November-February)

Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Father Knows Best - The Complete Series The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

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
12/15 - 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

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

More Recent and Upcoming TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

02/22 - 30th SAG Awards Presenters Announced; Jay Pharoah Heads to Fox
02/21 - SNL Loads Up for Next 3 Weeks; Tig Notaro Prime Video Special
02/20 - Brittany Snow to Star Opposite Malin Akerman in Starz Series; Dennis Quaid Joining Paramount+
02/19 - Rewind TV's 227 on 2/27 Marathon; Dolly Parton's Pet Gala with Special Guests
02/18 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of February 19, 2024)
02/17 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Bewitched Reboot in the Works; Paramount+ and Peacock in Merger Talks
02/16 - TCA Winter 2024 Press Tour: The CW; Girls5eva Season 3 Premieres March 14
02/15 - TCA Winter 2024 Press Tour: Peacock, Syfy and NBC
02/14 - Survival of the Thickest Gets 2nd Season; Roma Downey and Ted McGinley Set to Star on Prime Video
02/13 - Netflix Announces Adam Sandler Special; Tyler Perry Gets Another Series
02/12 - TCA Winter 2024 Press Tour: ABC, Disney, Hulu, FX
02/11 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of February 12, 2024)
02/10 - SitcomsOnline Digest: FX Sticking with Binge Drop for The Bear; Peak TV Declared to Be "Over"
02/09 - More Stars for Netflix's No Good Deed; ID Premiering Quiet On Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV; Remembering Carl Weathers
02/08 - Apple TV+ Comedy Series Palm Royale Has Star Power; Katt Williams Gets New Netflix Comedy Special
02/07 - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries to Rebrand as Hallmark Mystery; Fox Renews Animal Control for Season 3 Ahead of Season 2 Launch
02/06 - COZI TV's The Many Loves of Frasier Crane Marathon; Netflix Announces Cast for Ted Danson Comedy
02/05 - Lopez vs Lopez Airing in April on NBC; Apple TV+ New Peanuts Special on February 16
02/04 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of February 5, 2024)
02/03 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Curb Your Enthusiasm Really Ending After 12 Seasons; Season Two Premiere Date Set for Lopez vs Lopez
02/02 - Extraordinary Season 2 This March on Hulu; Great American Family Sets Hosts for Gala
02/01 - Colin from Accounts Returning to Paramount+; Weakest Link Days of Our Lives Special
01/31 - Hulu Black History Month Includes Timeless Classics; BUZZR Celebrates Black History Month, Too
01/30 - Good Times 50th Anniversary Marathons on get.; Password Returns for Season 2 on NBC
01/29 - Antenna TV's I Wish for an I Dream of Jeannie Valentine's Day Marathon; Malin Akerman Headlining Starz Drama
01/28 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 29, 2024)
01/27 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Jon Stewart Set to Return to The Daily Show Once a Week; Ted McGinley to Star in Prime Video Series
01/26 - Antenna TV's Designing Women Super Belle Sunday II Marathon; The Bear Star Hosting SNL
01/25 - Ramy Youssef Gets Max Comedy Special; Solar Opposites Celebrates Valentine's Day
01/24 - When Calls the Heart Returns for Season 11; Max February 2024 Programming
01/23 - Cast for Untitled Erin Foster Comedy; Peacock's Apples Never Fall Gets Premiere Date
01/22 - SNL Guests to Close Out January; Mike Epps 4th Netflix Special