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 King 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.
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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 / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Wednesday, May 29

The Conners - "The Publisher Cops Show Pilot" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jackie faces problems at the Lunch Box and must take advice from an unexpected guest. Elsewhere, Dan and Darlene take a trip into Chicago.

The Conners - "Valentine's Day Treats and Credit Card Cheats" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Becky decides it’s time to introduce Tyler to Beverly Rose, but she is skeptical of Tyler’s bonding approach. Elsewhere, Jackie believes someone has hacked Bev’s credit card when several frivolous charges show up on the bank statement.

The Conners - "Moms and Rats" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bev experiences moments of clarity and reflection and asks Jackie to spend the day together in Chicago. Elsewhere, Darlene finds a rat in her home but refuses to let Ben kill it.

The Conners - "Shrinks Don't Talk and Kids Don't Sing" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mark adjusts to his first day of college as a commuter student; meanwhile, Becky gets into a disagreement with Beverly Rose’s music teacher over a song.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 27)

Wednesday, May 29

  • Ke Huy Quan (Head of the Class/Together We Stand) - Watch Ke on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bobby Cannavale (Angie Tribeca/Will & Grace) - Bobby is a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - E! News has an interview with Zendaya at 11pm on E!.
  • Arden Myrin (Working/Still the King) - Arden is a guest on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Howard (Arrested Development/Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron discusses his new Disney+ documentary Jim Henson Idea Man on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am and on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Jane Krakowski (Schmigadoon!/Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane is a guest on Live with Kelly and Mark, so check your listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance talks about Making a Scene on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park/Love in the Time of Corona/Big Day) - Leslie talks about Great Performances: Broadway’s Best on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. He talks about Purlie Victorious on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric and Toni Braxton discuss Love & Laughter on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse talks about his podcast Dinner's On Me on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Steve Guttenberg (No Soap, Radio/Billy) - Steve talks about his new memoir, Time to Thank: Caregiving For My Hero, on Sherri, so check your local listings.


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