TV Junkie: 'South Park' Premiere; 'Monday Night Football' Packs Them In
"South Park" season 13 will premiere at 10pm on Comedy Central
We mentioned yesterday that David Letterman's Monday night broadcast took NBC for a tumble but let's give "Monday Night Football" some props as the Vikings-Packers game was the most watched program in cable history with almost 22 million viewers.
We were happy to learn that HBO's "Bored to Death" has already been picked up for another season and we were even happier to learn about a series of conversations with comedians called "Behind the Green Room Door" will be making it to Showtime in 2010. The show was shot at The Vanguard in Hollywood and features the likes of Jonathan Winters, Eddie Izzard, Robert Klein and Penn Jillette among others.
The LA Times reports that dog-torturer-and-killer Michael Vick will be further punished by being given his own reality series on BET. Whoops, we meant that we were getting further punished. Don't expect to find any updates on that show or its content in this column.
The TV Junkie Plan: "The New Adventures of Old Christine", "Modern Family", "South Park", "Secret Girlfriend", Kimmel.
8:00pm The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS - After discovering a suspicious mole, Christine panics when she cannot get into a doctor's office fast enough
8:00pm America's Next Top Model The CW - Ninja teaches the contestants to dance without expressions on their faces
9:00pm Modern Family ABC - Things go awry when Jay takes Phil out to fly his new model plane
9:00pm Glee FOX - The boys compete against the girls in a mashup showdown
9:00pm Cactus Flower TCM - (1969) A dentist (Walter Matthau) has his prim assistant (Ingrid Bergman) pose as his wife to discourage his kooky girlfriend (Goldie Hawn)
9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - Adam and Jamie test the physics theory of bullet dropped vs. bullet fired;
9:30pm Cougar Town ABC - Family and friends get in the way of Jules' 10th date with her boyfriend
10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Season Premiere
10:00pm Man Shops Globe Sundance - Series Premiere. The show has the potential to be either inspiring or just a slick commercial for Anthropologie.
10:00pm Top Chef: Las Vegas Bravo - A slot machine determines the guidelines for the quick-fire challenge
10:30pm Secret Girlfriend Comedy Central - Buddies start hanging out at a strip club for the buffet.
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Vince Vaughn; actress Carey Mulligan; Rosanne Cash performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Jason Bateman; actress Selena Gomez; Toby Keith performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Joel McHale; actor Richard Belzer; KISS performs in Detroit.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Rachel Bilson; comic Jeff Dunham.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Chevy Chase; actress Eliza Dushku; Lenny Kravitz performs.