TV Junkie: Bourdain Hits SF; 'Gossip Girl' Pushes Naughty Again

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"Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" on Travel Channel at 10pm - San Francisco is the target
Could anything be as uninspiring as August television? Lookit what we've listed, what are we missing? What precious programming gem are you watching tonight? All we can say is, thank you Anthony Bourdain, we can't wait to see you in our old stomping grounds, San Francisco.

Other than leftovers from last week's Television Critics Association meetup [which we were locked out of, BTW, hint hint], there isn't even very much to report on TV-wise. Uh, hey, how about The CW's "Gossip Girl" promotion with the tagline, "WTF", which supposedly stands for "Watch This Fall".

The TV Junkie Plan: "Web Soup", "The Nine Lives of Marion Barry","Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations", Conan, Fallon.

8:00pm 2009 Teen Choice Awards FOX - The attempt to make flavor-of-the-month a yearly award

8:00pm Web Soup G4 - The E!/G4 collaborative continues to rock.

8:30pm Our Mother's House TCM - (1967) Seven British children bury their mother and hide her death, until their long-lost father (Dirk Bogarde) returns. Kind of like Weekend At Bernie's but with cute English accents.

9:00pm The Closer TNT - A body stuffed inside a large box sends Brenda on a search for suspects

9:00pm The Nine Lives of Marion Barry HBO - Documentary: the life story of politician Marion Barry.

9:30pm The F Word Meets Top Gear BBC America - Chef Gordon Ramsay hangs with the Top Gear posse

10:00pm Weeds Showtime - More stuff about dealing pot

10:00pm Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Travel Channel - San Francisco

10:00pm Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Bravo - Season Finale

10:00pm Raising the Bar TNT - Bobbi defends a woman accused of smuggling cocaine

10:30pm Nurse Jackie Showtime - More stuff about a morally ambiguous nurse.

11:30pm Charlie Rose PBS/KCET - Actor Paul Giamatti; Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales.

11:30pm The Colber(t) Repor(t) Comedy Central - Barbara Boxer, Senator (D-CA)

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actress Kyra Sedgwick; actor Hugh Dancy; Lyle Lovett performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Comic Carrot Top; actress Alexis Bledel.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Eric Bana; actress Jordana Spiro; Fall Out Boy performs.