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  • TV Shows-Talk Shows
    • Afternoon Yak
        • The Estrogen Network presents Afternoon Yak (Season 12 episode Bye, Bye Nerdie) TV talk show that Homer goes on after his jaw wires are removed, after having his jaw wired shut when he ran into a statue of Drederick Tatum. (Season 13 episode Jaws Wired Shut)
    • AM Seattle
        • Frasier and Bebe guest host a morning TV show for a week (Season 7 episode Morning Becomes Entertainment)
    • Asian Market Wrap-up
        • TV financial talk show on the Simpsons TV. (Season 7 episode Treehouse of Horror VI - Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace)
    • Ask Dr. Bud
        • Joke Lindsey makes about Bud having his own talk show.
    • At Home with Joan
        • Joan Callamezzo's new show filmed from her home during the Covid-19 pandemic. (The Parks and Recreation Special)
    • Barbara Yates Show
        • News talk show on MNCN. (Pilot episode) Jordan Collier interview. (Season 1 episode Becoming)
    • Ben
        • TV talk show hosted by Gentle Ben, a bear. Topic: Mothers and runaway daughters reunited by their hatred of Homer Simpson. (Season 6 episode Homer Badman)
    • Breakfast with America
        • TV talk show where Cassius discusses Worryfree's plot to transform workers into half horse equisapiens.
    • Bronx Beat with Betty & Jodi
        • "Today's show brought you by the number 38 and the letter Double D." (Skit Bronx Beat, Host: Katy Perry)
    • The Bully Corner
        • Springfield Public Access Television presents The Bully Corner with Jimbo, Dolph and Kearney, featuring Oscar nominee William H. Macy. (Season 17 episode Homer's Paternity Coot)
    • Celebrity Blast
        • TV show Chang appears on after becoming famous for saying Ham, girl! in a TV commercial for ham slices in Season 6 episode 8 Intro to Recycled Cinema.
    • Citadel Morning News 5
        • Morning news show in The Citadel of Ricks. "Citadel Morning News: News about the Citadel in the morning. Pretty self explanatory." (Season 3 episode The Ricklantis Mixup)
    • A Close Look
        • Tonight, on A Close Look, the nocturnal world of criminal justice in Manhattan. A world where society has gone astra and unsung workers labor tirelessly to uphold the law. (Season 7 episode A Closer Look)
    • Coffee Talk
        • Recurring sketch featuring Mike Myers playing a stereotypical Jewish middle-aged woman with an exaggerated New York accent with long, painted fake nails, gold jewelry, gaudy sweaters, large dark glasses and and big hair.
    • Coffee Talk with Connie
        • TV interview show Bob mentions talking to Emily long distance. (Season 6 episode It Didnít Happen One Night)
    • Coffee With Kelly
        • TV show. When the KACL gang competes against KPXY in a contest to see who can shed the most pounds for charity, the weigh-ins take place on the Seattle morning talk show Coffee with Kelly (Season 11 episode Frasier-Lite)
    • D.C. Morning
        • TV morning talk show in Washington D.C., that covers President Trump being chased by the police in a white Bronco, like O.J. Simpson (Episode 11/7/2020 host Dave Chapelle)
    • Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley
        • Recurring sketch featuring Al Franken. Stuart Smalley: I'm going to do a terrific show today! And I'm gonna help people! Because I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and, dog gone it, people like me!
    • The Dawn Williams Show
        • Chapter 31. TV talk show that Tender Branson's agent mentions. He also mentions Barbara Walters.
    • Ed Sullystone
        • Episode Itty Bitty Freddy. Fred's experimental reducing formula leaves him a diminished man, a situation he and Barney exploit by putting together a ventriloquist act for the Ed Sullystone Show.
    • Embedded With Griffin Sinclair
        • TV news talk show, featuring Trish's new boyfriend. (Season 2 episode AKA Start at the Beginning)
    • Exploring Rancho With Bill
        • TelAmeriCorp employee Bill also has his own cable access show. (Season 5 episode Front Yard Wrestling)
    • Eye On Buffalo
        • Eye on Buffalo morning TV Talk show on WDHX 19 experiences a delay communicating with a reporter on location. (Season 37 episode 1 9/24/2011 - Satellite Delay skit)
    • Face the Issues
        • Dan appears on the talk show Face the Issues, impressing the producer so much that he gets his own show called In Your Face! (Season 7 episode The Talk Show)
    • Freddie Thorn
        • TV talk show where Cassius discusses Worryfree's plot to transform workers into half horse equisapiens.
    • Fresh Takes New record added 10/31/2021
        • Lincoln High School has a TV channel and a news talk show called Fresh Takes.(Host Larry David - Fresh takes)
    • Good Morning Grizzly Lake
        • Morning TV talk show in Grizzly Lake featuring Brandon Czeczouceau.
    • Good Morning Los Angeles
        • The morning talk show the guys go on at the beginning of the movie to promote their Shower Buddy product.
    • Good Morning, Albany
        • Morning TV news show Uncle Jack was on performing a feat of strength when had an accident and lost his legs (Season 2)
    • Good Morning, Good Day
        • Morning TV talk show with Simone interview.
    • Goodnight New York
        • TV show where Harry appears as a guest during his fifteen minutes of fame. (Season 8 episode Harryís Fifteen Minutes)
    • Head Butt with Nash Castor
        • TV talk show that the Simpsons appear on to defend Bart after the photograph of him mooning the American flag goes viral. (Season 15 episode Bart-Mangled Banner)
    • Hits Countdown Live
        • Also known as HCL, music video / talk show. (Season 4 episode Alien Imposters)
    • HOB Live
        • TV news program. HOB stands for "House of Brian". Brian is the obnoxious host. "Coming up: The Taco Tackler" (episode 3-08 Stryker Bites the Dust)
    • I Didn't Ask For This
        • TV talk show hosted by Roger Sims to support people whose lives have been ruined because of embarrassing videos of them on the Internet. (Host Jon Hamm 10/30/10 - skit I Didn't Ask For This)

    • In Your Face!
        • Dan appears on the talk show Face the Issues, impressing the producer so much that he gets his own show called In Your Face! (Season 7 episode The Talk Show)
    • The Jason Taverner Show
        • The band's 1979 demo tape consisted of several homemade demos introduced by a fictional local network television personality Jason Taverner, host of The Jason Taverner Show (a character in Philip K. Dick's Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said).
    • Joan On Joan For Joan
        • Joan Callamezzo's show that she mentions, in which she recounts events from her life. (The Parks and Recreation Special)
    • Kent's Cowards
        • TV news segment. Kent Brockman plays a clip of Homer being attacked by a bear at the Springfield Dump. (Season 15 The Fat and the Furriest)
    • Late Talk with Jimmy!
        • TV talk show where Cassius discusses Worryfree's plot to transform workers into half horse equisapiens.
    • The Lenny Scott Show
        • Local TV talk show known for having kooks and weirdos that Mrs. Ochmonek goes after seeing ALF in the Tanners' backyard (Season 2 episode Take a Look at Me Now)
    • Lipschitz Live!
        • The most popular TV show on the planet is brought to you by Body Slam malt liquor. (Season 4 episode Lipschitz Live)
    • Local Color
        • TV show Molly Strand mentions that she's going on to talk about the revitalization of historic downtown, starting with the yarn mill. (Season 1 episode Habeas Corpus)
    • Los Voces Latinos
        • Spanish language TV talk show program with Bumblebee Man that Marge watches while babysitting the Flanders kids after Rod and Todd go to bed. (Season 17 episode Bart Has Two Mommies)
    • The Mary Pat Lee Show
        • Talk show from multiple episodes. Brian is a guest on the show in Season 6 episode Ex, Lies and Videotape. He goes on thinking he's part of a "Men who are smart, sexy and single" segment when it's actually a segment about "Men who can't commit - what is their problem?" Roy dates the host in Season 8 episode Let's Talk About Sex.
    • The Mel Dorado Show
        • TV show playing at the Wheel Well Motel, featuring interview with oil billionaire Miles Axelrod.
    • The Morty Jebsen Show
        • Talk show featuring interview with unbelievable mega superstar Young Bidness. (Season 5 episode Meegan & Andre Break Up)
    • Nigel Nevile Live
        • Dexter Moyers want to introduce ALF to the world on Nigel Nevile Live, a TV show on the Global Television Network.
    • Pancakes And Parables
        • TV show hosted by the bishop at St. Bartholomew's Hospital that goes missing before he's scheduled to introduce Frasier (Season 2 episode The Botched Language of Cranes)
    • Pat Here & Now
        • TV talk show where Tom Manning informs viewers that The Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense does not exist.
    • Pauletta
        • Talk show that helps rival school Clover Counter get to the finals.
    • Peace of Mind
        • Chapter 21. Tender Branson's new television program, a half hour every late night when he'll take calls from people needing advice. He'll offer new perspectives. According to the press releases, every so often the show will include a new prediction. A disaster, an earthquake, tidal wave, rain of locusts could be headed your way, so you'd better tune in, just in case. It's sort of the evening news before the fact.
    • Pearl Before Swine
        • TV show on TV station ESHPN with host E. Morgan Pearl, from multiple episodes (Season 2)
    • The Perdples Court
        • A legal debate show about issues facing residents of Southern Indiana, with your host, Judge Perd Hapley. Perd Hapley is not a judge. (Season 7 episode Gryzzlbox)
    • Plant World
        • Plant World, Cooking World & White Supremacy World are other Aurora Cable access shows that Wayne mentions at the beginning of the movie.
    • Politics Now
        • While watching the Uniparty Candidate's televised speech on the program Politics Now, Philbert Noyce hears her say the words, "Kill all others". But apparently he is the only one. (Episode Kill All Others)
    • Psychology This Week
        • Local TV talk show Frasier and Lilith go on (Season 5 episode 4 Abnormal Psychology)
    • Rumor Has It
        • Episode I Heard it Through the Morkvine. Mork reveals juicy secrets about his friends while appearing on a local TV show.
    • Seahaven Tonight
        • TV show that Marlon mentions to Truman: That's a lot of world for one man, Truman. Sure that's not wishful thinking? You wishing you'd made something more out of yourself? Come on, who hasn't sat in the john, had an imaginary interview on Seahaven Tonight? Who hasn't wanted to be somebody?
    • Talk Back
        • Arturo's counterpart - the real Sheriff of San Francisco in the world where the Americans lost the Revolutionary War hosts a talk show called Talk Back on KDEK News. (Season 1 episode The Prince of Wails)
    • Tea Time With Brenda
        • A local women's talk show on Channel 13 that Lilith goes on to promote her new book, Good Girls, Bad Boys (Season 8 episode 18 Severe Crane Damage)
    • That Was Your Life
        • Fake TV show staged with the new residents in the new neighborhood. (Season 4 episode The Girl from Arizona, Part 2)
    • The Morning Show
        • Morning TV talk show, TMS, featuring hosts Alex Levy and Mitch Kessler, until Mitch is terminated for sexual misconduct.
    • Time Out For Coffee
        • TV interview show Bob mentions talking to Emily long distance. (Season 6 episode It Didnít Happen One Night)
    • Toni Post
        • Birdee attends the Toni Post talk show under the pretense of getting a free makeover but instead is ambushed with the revelation that her husband Bill has been having an affair with her best friend Connie.
    • Trisha
        • Daytime talk show - DVD bonus features include a couple of short clips with a girl married to a zombie.
    • Troy And Abed In The Morning
        • Troy and Abed's morning show, seen in various episodes including The Science of Illusion and The Aerodynamics of Gender.
    • TruTalk
        • TV talk show about the Truman Show, a forum for issues growing out of the show, hosted by Mike Michaelson, featuring an interview with the conceiver and creator, Christof.
    • Up Late With McBain
        • TV talk show hosted by McBain. According to Lisa, The Fox network has sunk to a new low. (Season 5 episode Cape Feare)
    • Video Couch
        • TV show with shrink that helps viewers cope with their problems. ALF calls in for help after burning Brian's history book in the oven, which is bad luck on Melmac, getting you a curse of 7 years of bad luck, plus 7 more years of really bad luck (Season 3 episode Superstition)
    • Wake Up, Boston
        • Boston news anchor†Alaina Pinto†was fired by station WHDH for appearing in†the movie as a news anchor for a fictional Boston TV station, Channel 4 Morning News, and host of the morning show Wake Up, Boston.
    • Wayne's World
        • Recurring sketch featuring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, a public access TV talk show aiiring every Friday evening at 10:30pm from Wayne's parents' basement.
    • Ya' Heard? With Perd
        • Local TV show in Pawnee featuring Perd Hapley. (Season 3 episode Media Blitz) Leslie goes on the show to talk about Jerry's painting. (Season 3 episode Jerry's Painting)
    • Your Day America
        • Also known as YDA, The Morning Show's rival news program. Mitch tells Alex that YDA was nipping at their heels in the ratings and wanted to replace her. (Season 1 episode In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning)

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