TV Junkie: Vids of 'Men of a Certain Age' & 'Justified' at the Peabody Awards
One of our favorite shows, TNT's "Men of a Certain Age," starring Ray Romano, André Braugher, and Scott Bakula, won a Peabody Award on Monday. We had a brief chat with the stars and co-creator Mike Royce in the above video. Look for an in-depth interview with Mike Royce next week here on LAist at the TV Junkie.
Below is our video with key players of another favorite series of ours, FX's "Justified," who also won on Monday. In the video we have series executive producer Graham Yost, co-executive producer and series star Timothy Olyphant, and world-famous writer Elmore Leonard who penned the original story and characters.
We're entering a wishy-washy time of TV with plenty of reruns as the official "spring" season ends and the transitional summer programming begins. June will have plenty of premieres so stay tuned with us here. It appears that late night TV is picking up some of the slack with plenty of great shows for us - check out tonight's TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan below for an example.
Please check out my interview with one of my favorite comedians who runs one of my favorite TV shows - yes, we talked to Louis C.K. on location in NYC as he was filming scenes of "Louie."
Yesterday Oprah Winfrey's "final" show aired and I anticipate that finality is as real as Larry King's "final" show. We're going to be seeing both of those people on a lot of TV for many years to come. With her OWN network's paltry schedule of programs, Winfrey will probably have to launch more than one program starring herself in order to save the thing. Former Queen of All Media, Martha Stewart, has had a horrible transition to cable on Hallmark with a lot of her shows being pulled as they were getting lower ratings than reruns of treacly Hallmark specials, will Oprah find herself in a similar position 18 months from now?
TV star, and a fave of mine particularly since she did "The Comeback," Lisa Kudrow will be hosting the 15th annual Webby Awards which will be broadcast live on Facebook on June 13th.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "Attack of the Show," "24 Hour Restaurant Battle," "Chelsea Lately" ( Eva Mendes; comic Chris Franjola; TV personality Ross Mathews; comic Jen Kirkman), "Late Show With David Letterman" (Actor Ray Romano; comic Reese Waters; Arctic Monkeys perform), "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (Actor James McAvoy; comic Gilbert Gottfried; Amos Lee performs)
7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Summer movie preview including hottest movie women, comedy roundup, and superhero movies.
10:00pm 24 Hour Restaurant Battle Food - Themed Restaurant Battle Weiner Schnitzel and curry Wurst vs. pork sliders and apple slaw.
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Eva Mendes; comic Chris Franjola; TV personality Ross Mathews; comic Jen Kirkman.
11:00pm Conan TBS - Actor Dana Carvey; TV personalities Mike Zohn and Evan Michelson ("Oddities"); Tinie Tempah performs.
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Ray Romano; comic Reese Waters; Arctic Monkeys perform.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - TV-show host Piers Morgan; actor Rico Rodriguez; Scott Weiland performs.
12:00am Lopez Tonight TBS - TV personality Randy Jackson; tennis player Anna Kournikova.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Singer Christina Aguilera; actor Mike Tyson; Big Sean performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson NBC - Actor Seth Green; magician Lance Burton.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor James McAvoy; comic Gilbert Gottfried; Amos Lee performs.