TV Junkie: Jon Rains on Kate's Parade; NBC to Comcast? UPDATED: Pam Beesly's Wedding Vlog
UPDATED: Pam Beesly from "The Office" has got a wedding site up complete with vlog.
So the word was that Jon Gosselin was kicked off of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" making it "Kate Plus 8" which really would have been 1/2 a show. Now Jon has retaliated and has shut down the show's production via a cease and desist order. So now there'll be a battle between parental rights and TV network contract lawyers. Could be interesting but it seems unlikely anyone will come out smelling like roses in this mess.
Is GE finally going to get out of the TV business? Rumor has it that Comcast is in talks to acquire all or some of NBC Universal. Hopefully this will put an end to the Lenofication of TV and will restore more scripted shows (we can dream).
Good news for the LGBT community in that a survey is showing more LGBT characters are appearing on TV with better portrayals and story arcs.
The TV Junkie Plan: "FlashForward", "The Office", "Community", Conan, Fallon
8:00pm Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday NBC - A bit of SNL
8:00pm The National Parks: America's Best Idea PBS/KCET - Great Nature (1933-1945) The national parks provide a source for jobs and peace; the park idea expands to include new places and new ways of thinking.
8:00pm FlashForward ABC - Demetri and Mark travel to Utah in search of a suspect who might be connected to the global blackout [more antics in the LA Times newsrooms]
8:00pm Survivor: Samoa CBS - A clever lie turns a tribe against one of its harmless members
8:30pm Parks and Recreation NBC - Leslie eagerly anticipates her role as a judge in the Miss Pawnee Pageant