Sunday, December 31, 2023

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 1, 2024)

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 1-5, 2024, 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 1
  • Robert Smigel (Let's Be Real) - Watch Robert on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Larry David (Seinfeld/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Larry appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) and Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Do Not Disturb/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Access Daily with Mario & Kit revisits some of their favorites guests, so check your local listings.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - ABC's Good Morning America has an encore performance with Ariana some time between 7-9am.
  • 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 a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Tuesday, January 2
  • Alan Ritchson (Blue Mountain State) - Catch Alan on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) and Kel Mitchell (Game Shakers/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan and Kel are guests on repeats of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Hilary Duff (How I Met Your Father/Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Abigail Spencer (Extended Family) - Abigail is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Wednesday, January 3
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Watch Keegan-Michael on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tony Shalhoub (We Are Men/Stark Raving Mad/Wings) - Tony is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rob Riggle (Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy/Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob talks about his podcast Riggle's Picks on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudson Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony talks about Power Book III on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken discusses his competition show on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Slip/Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe discusses her series on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Thursday, January 4
  • Jason Mantzoukas (Big Mouth/No Activity/The League) - Catch Jason on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jon Hamm (Grimsburg/Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Gael García Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michael Urie (Shrinking/Partners) - Michael talks about Broadway's Spamalot on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Nina Dobrev (Fam) - Nina discusses her new film The Bricklayer on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
Friday, January 5
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Watch Ray on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Sebastian appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kerry Washington (UnPrisoned) - Kerry is joining Drew to talk about her memoir Thicker Than Water: A Memoir, which covers navigating writing about her family, meeting her husband while working on a play and more on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Dan talks about Good Grief on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Melissa Gilbert (Stand by Your Man) - Melissa talks about Modern Prairie on ABC's Good Morning America some time between 7-9am.
  • Erika Alexander (Run the World/Last Man Standing/Living Single/The Cosby Show) - Erika talks about America Fiction on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 31

The Simpsons - "A Mid-Childhood Night's Dream" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Marge feels an overwhelming dread of the empty nest.

Krapopolis - "Wife Swamp" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Tyrannis returns from a quest with a girlfriend; Hippocampus, Stupendous, and Schlub fight and then befriend a species of wolves.

Bob's Burgers - "Fight at the Not Okay Chore-ral" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Linda and Bob suggest the kids do chores, the family ends up in a showdown.

Family Guy - "The Stewaway" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a game of hide-and-seek, Stewie takes refuge in Quagmire's suitcase, only to wind up in Paris; Peter and Lois take a getaway to Vermont, where Lois is intent on breaking Bonnie's Instagram "like" record.


Monday, January 1

M*A*S*H: The Comedy That Changed Television

M*A*S*H: The Comedy That Changed Television (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In the all-new two-hour special, M*A*S*H: The Comedy That Changed Television, premiering Monday, January 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Fox, join the men and women who made M*A*S*H as they celebrate one of the most beloved, enduringly popular, often quoted and influential comedies ever created. As the definitive look at the 14-time Emmy-winning television classic, the special centers around new interviews with original cast members Alan Alda (Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce), Gary Burghoff (Cpl. Walter "Radar" O'Reilly), William Christopher (Father Francis Mulcahy), Jamie Farr (Cpl./Sgt. Maxwell Q. "Max" Klinger), Mike Farrell (Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt), Wayne Rogers (Capt. "Trapper" John McIntyre) and Loretta Swit (Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan) and series executive producers Gene Reynolds and Burt Metcalfe. In these intimate, highly personal remembrances, the creation and evolution of the show's iconic characters are revealed, alongside rare and never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage, photos and stories.

Writer/producer Larry Gelbart, as well as additional series stars Larry Linville (Maj. Frank Burns), Harry Morgan (Col. Sherman T. Potter), McLean Stevenson (Lt. Col. Henry Blake) and David Ogden Stiers (Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III) are remembered through a vibrant collection of clips from the series as well as in rarely-seen archival interviews. With unique experiences, observations and memories from 11 seasons of M*A*S*H, this special will make audiences laugh, touch their heartstrings, and leave them on a nostalgic high while celebrating the sustained brilliance of the iconic sitcom.

The M*A*S*H two-and-a-half-hour series finale that first aired on CBS in 1983 remains the highest rated telecast in television history, delivering an incredible 77 audience share and 60.2 rating. To-date, the show has never left the air, continuously running in syndication, on basic cable and now streaming on Hulu. The series was produced by 20th Television. M*A*S*H: The Comedy That Changed Television is directed by John Scheinfeld (Reinventing Elvis: The '68 Comeback, The U.S. vs. John Lennon and What The Hell Happened To Blood, Sweat & Tears?) with Scheinfeld and Andy Kaplan as Executive Producers. Viewers can watch M*A*S*H: The Comedy That Changed Television next day on Hulu, Fox.com, On Demand and FOX Entertainment's streaming platform, Tubi. On Demand is available for customers of Cox Contour TV, DIRECTV, DISH, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Optimum, Spectrum, Verizon FiOS, XFINITY, YouTube TV and many more.


Tuesday, January 2

Only Murders in the Building - "True Crime" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Upper West Side neighbors Charles, Oliver, and Mabel bond over a shared love of true crime; when a fellow resident dies in their building, the trio determine to solve the mystery.

Only Murders in the Building - "Who Is Tim Kono" (ABC, 9:41PM ET/PT)
The group begins researching the victim; Mabel's secretive past starts to be unraveled.

Only Murders in the Building - "How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors" (ABC, 10:17PM ET/PT)
Oliver employs his theater director skills to analyze the case; Charles and Mabel question an obsessive cat lover.

Night Court - "The Roz Affair" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dan helps Roz with an investigation that goes awry as they find themselves pleading their case in front of Abby; Gurgs regales the court with stories of her London adventures; Olivia tries to establish a side gig as a sports agent.

Extended Family - "The Consequences of Making Yourself at Home" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Trey spends his first night at the Nest, he discovers evidence that Jim and Julia once had a more adventurous relationship than he imagined, and he must erase it.


Wednesday, January 3

none scheduled


Thursday, January 4

Young Sheldon - "A Frat Party, a Sleepover and the Mother of All Blisters" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Paige (Mackenna Grace) drags Sheldon to a college party and Missy gets caught in a lie.

Ghosts - "The Tree" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sasappis convinces Sam and Jay to try and save an old tree on the Woodstone property that the neighbors want to cut down. Also, Thor attempts to become more environmentally friendly to get Flower’s attention.

Ghosts (UK) - "Bump in the Night" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Alison leaves Mike alone at night, the ghosts attempt to alert him when Button House receives some uninvited guests.

Ghosts (UK) - "Perfect Day" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
A major blizzard on the day of the first wedding scheduled at Button House isn’t the only threat to the event – one of the brides gets cold feet and Alison’s attempt to commiserate creates a bigger problem.

Son of a Critch - "Pope Visit" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mark is too sick to go see the Pope at an outdoor mass.

The Conners - "Keep on Truckin'" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a sudden turn of events, the Conners are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

The Conners - "Tangled Up in Blue" (The CW, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene gets one surprise after another when David introduces his girlfriend at a parent-teacher conference and mentions that Mark and Harris will be spending the weekend with them; Dan hires Becky to help out at work.

Children Ruin Everything - "Parenting" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Astrid and James are forced to examine their differing parenting approaches to dealing with their daughter's behavior issues.


Friday, January 5

none scheduled


Saturday, January 6

none scheduled


Sunday, January 7

Grimsburg - "Pilot" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Marvin works to track down a missing teenage girl after her romantic interest is discovered decapitated along the side of the road.

Krapopolis - "Buy Low, Sell Ty" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With Tyrannis' support, Hippocampus overcomes his imposter syndrome; rebranding her image into the "goddess of no hangovers," Deliria unintentionally starts a city-wide drunken riot while Shlub watches, afraid to confront her.

Bob's Burgers - "Mission Impossi-Bob" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Teddy gets stuck in an underground survival bunker, and he calls on Bob to find him and get him out.

The Great North - "Bad Speecher Adventure" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Ham enlists his family for help in finding a speech for his public speaking class.

The Conners - "There Won't Be Blood" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
An email from the school banning certain Halloween costumes, including Mark's, sets off an argument between Dan and Darlene.

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Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Sunday, June 16

Grimsburg - "McSnuff the Mystery Mutt" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After being forced to take a desk role in the office, Flute decides to lead a double-life and become a dog-themed superhero named McSnuff.

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Friday, June 14

  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous/Champaign ILL) - Watch Jay on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Duncanville/Parks and Recreation) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Stephen Merchant (Hello Ladies) - Stephen appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) and Pete Holmes (How We Roll/Crashing) - Gillian and Pete are guests on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Watching Ellie/Seinfeld/Day by Day) - Julia talks about the movie Tuesday on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jason Canela (Palm Royale) - Jason talks about Apple TV+'s Palm Royale on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Liza Colón-Zayas (The Bear) - Liza talks about FX's The Bear on ABC's GMA 3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Hannah Einbinder (Hacks) - Hannah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.


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