Sunday, December 10, 2023

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 11, 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 11-15, 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 11
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life/ E/R (1984-1985) - Watch George on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Bless the Harts/Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Olivia Rodrigo (Bizaardvark) - Olivia is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (The Santa Clauses/Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Kal guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Howie Mandel (Good Grief), John Mendoza (The Second Half), Don Curry (Grace Under Fire) and Jimmie Walker (Good Times/At Ease/Bustin' Loose) - Howie, John, Don and Jimmie 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) - Drew is on location in London to chat with the cast of Wonka including Keegan-Michael on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sebastian Maniscalco (Bookie) - Sebastian talks about Bookie on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela discusses her comedy tour on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) and Sydney Sweeney (Everything Sucks!) - Glen and Syndey talk about Anyone But You on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • The Cast of Taxi - The View celebrates the iconic television series Taxi, welcoming stars Danny DeVito, Judd Hirsch, Carol Kane, Tony Danza, Marilu Henner and Christopher Lloyd for an exclusive reunion marking 45 years since the beloved series premiered. The View airs on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
Tuesday, December 12
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Catch Keegan-Michael on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sydney Sweeney (Everything Sucks!) - Sydney appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (The Santa Clauses/Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Kal guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Greg Proops (True Jackson, VP), Howie Mandel (Good Grief), Jon Lovitz (Mr. Box Office/NewsRadio/Foley Square), Kim Coles (Living Single/The Geena Davis Show) and Harland Williams (The Geena Davis Show/Simon) - Greg, Howie, Jon, Kim and Harland are guests on repeats of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Arrested Development/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) - Henry discusses his new memoir Being Henry: The Fonz...and Beyond on CBS Mornings on CBS sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling sits down with Sherri to talk about his new film, American Fiction, on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) - Harry, the star of AMC's Mayfair Witches series and In the Kitchen with Harry Hamlin, chats with Sherri and shares some of his favorite dishes on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City) - Lea talks about The CW's The Spencer Sisters on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Dyan Cannon (Three Sisters) - Dyan talks about BritBox's Archie on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) and Sydney Sweeney (Everything Sucks!) - Glen and Syndey talk about Anyone But You on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
Wednesday, December 13
  • Alan Ritchson (Blue Mountain State) - Watch Alan on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Robert Smigel (Let's Be Real) - Robert appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (The Santa Clauses/Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Kal guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-is/Angie Tribeca) - Deon appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Craig Robinson (Killing It/Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office/Lucky) - NBC's Today catches up with Craig in the 9am hour. He also talks about Peacock's Killing It on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs/Alex, Inc.) - Zach talks about A Good Person on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Zainab Johnson (Upload) - Zainab is a guest on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 9:40am.
Thursday, December 14
  • Jason Mantzoukas (Big Mouth/No Activity/The League) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Greta Gerwig (China, IL) - Greta is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kal Penn (The Santa Clauses/Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Kal guest hosts Comedy Central's The Daily Show at 11pm.
  • Craig Robinson (Killing It/Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office/Lucky) - Craig sits on the couch with Sherri to talk about the second season of Peacock's Killing It on Sherri, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (The Paynes/The First Family/Sister, Sister/The Royal Family/227) and Vivica A. Fox (Mr. Box Office/Getting Personal/Arsenio/Out All Night) - Jackée and Vivica talk about Lifetime's A Christmas Intern on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • George Clooney (Roseanne/The Facts of Life/ E/R (1984-1985) - George talks about The Boys in the Boat on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
Friday, December 15
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Seth Rogen (Platonic/Undeclared) - Watch Nick and Seth on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ralph Harris (On Our Own) - Ralph is a guest on a repeat of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen on CBS between 12:37-1:37am.
  • Ariana DeBose (Schmigadoon!) - Ariana is telling Drew about her role in Wish, facing rejection and manifesting getting to where she is now on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen discusses his new film Anyone But You on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Maggie Q (Pivoting) - Maggie discusses her new film The Family Plan on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Dave Coulier (Fuller House/Full House) - NBC's Today catches up with Dave in the 9am hour.
  • Michael Imperioli (This Fool/Alex, Inc.) - Alex talks about An Enemy of the People on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael talks about Wonka on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class) - Robin talks about BET+'s Christmas Rescue on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
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Sitcoms Airing This Week

Sunday, December 10

none scheduled


Monday, December 11

American Dad! - "A Little Extra Scratch" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
A CIA agent does anything to protect his homeland and family.


Tuesday, December 12

none scheduled


Wednesday, December 13

none scheduled


Thursday, December 14

Ghosts (UK) - "Redding Weddy" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Alison and Mike grapple with the latest obstacle to nailing down an event booking when the captain’s past comes back to haunt him.

Ghosts (UK) - "The Thomas Thorne Affair" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Thomas reveals to Alison how he died, but Robin, Mary and Kitty all remember the events differently.

Son of a Critch - "Spirit Week" (The CW, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The kids are allowed to wear jeans at school for Spirit Week, but Mark doesn't own a pair.

Children Ruin Everything - "Arguments" (The CW, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After James fails to answer a call during a family crisis, he and Astrid find themselves at a boiling point with a growing list of frustrations toward one another.


Friday, December 15

none scheduled


Saturday, December 16

none scheduled


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.

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

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