TV Junkie: LA Film Production Down/TV Up; 'Deadliest Catch' Season Premiere
The Hollywood Reporter is saying that film production in LA is down by 56% compared to Q1 of 2008. However, TV production has rebounded by 76% over the same period due to the writers' strike ending. Still, that drop in film can't be good for anyone.
Discovery Channel's "Alaska Week" really gets into gear with tonight's season 5 premiere of "Deadliest Catch" at 9pm. Be sure to check out today's interview with Captain Keith Colburn of The Wizard.
News from Renewaland: Showtime will have a 4th season of "The Tudors", with Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the skinniest and most hip portrait of Henry the VIII ever to be imagined.
The TV Junkie Plan: "Deadliest Catch", "Out of the Wild", "Modern Toss", Letterman, Fallon.8:00pm According to Jim ABC - Returns from hiatus
8:00pm American Idol FOX - Director Quentin Tarantino guides contestants in their performances of songs of the cinema.
9:00pm 90210 The CW - Tori Spelling reprises her role as Donna and "Juno" scribe Diablo Cody guest stars.
9:00pm Deadliest Catch Discovery - Season Premiere. Skippers Keith and Phil could be sidelined by life threatening illnesses and all the boats are in debt from summer repairs
9:00pm Frontline/World: Children of the Taliban PBS/KCET - A new branch of the Taliban in Pakistan causes concern for President Barack Obama's administration;
9:00pm Fringe FOX - A scientifically-engineered animal attacks Charlie (Kirk Acevedo) after devouring several animal rights activists.