TV Junkie: 'The Soup' Expands to G4; Jamie Oliver/Ryan Seacrest Project, Potential 'meh'
"House" season finale on FOX at 8pm
We're very pleased to see E!'s "The Soup" expand to the G4 network with "Web Soup", hosted by G4's Chris Hardwick, which will be airing at on Sundays at 9pm on Sundays, starting June 4th.
While we've enjoyed Jamie Oliver's cooking shows, the ones he actually cooks in, we're not so sure how well a proposed reality show on ABC, produced by Ryan Seacrest, will fare. The premise is that Oliver will go to cities around the US and figure out how local resources could be used to provide citizens with better eating options. We have no doubts about Oliver's great personality and dedication, but on the production side, Seacrest's "Momma's Boys" did very badly as well as his own talk show.
Random Bits: Fresh off of winning "Celebrity Apprentice" last night, Joan Rivers has been hired by TV Land to host a "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"-type series, "How'd You Get So Rich?", which premieres on August 12th. ** MTV has announced who will be presenters at the MTV Movie Awards which will air on May 31st - nominees and viewer voting is also available off of that website **
New Web Series: Fans of stand-up comedy will enjoy "ROFL" which starts today and will be updated weekly with hand-picked tidbits of comedy from around the country. The show gets posted to Revision3 internet TV.Also, be sure to check out the new webisode of the always good "Pilot Season".
The TV Junkie Plan: "House", "24", "The Soup Presents: Fameless, Shameless and Aimless", Letterman, Fallon.
8:00pm House FOX - Season Finale
8:00pm The Big Bang Theory CBS - Season Finale
8:00pm Little People, Big World TLC - Season Finale
8:00pm Gossip Girl The CW - Lily remembers getting kicked out of boarding school when she was 17; Nate and Blair's evening at the prom does not go as planned
8:30pm How I Met Your Mother CBS - Stella's fiance, Tony, tries to help Ted find a job; Barney tries to talk his way out of a speeding ticket.
9:00pm 24 FOX - Day 7: 5:00AM - 6:00AM The impending threat stokes the rivalry between Janis and Chloe
9:00pm Weaponizers Discovery - Series Premiere. The teams turn an RV and shuttle bus into remote-controlled machines of destruction.
9:00pm Charm School VH1 - Season Premiere
9:00pm American Experience - We Shall Remain: Wounded Knee PBS/KCET - Oglala Lakota and American Indian Movement protesters seize buildings on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, demanding redress for grievances.
10:00pm Castle ABC - Season Finale
10:00pm The Soup Presents: Fameless, Shameless and Aimless E! - “The Soup” pays homage to all those celeb-wannabes competing for their 15 minutes of fame.
11:00pm Open Book LinkTV - Series Premiere. Focusing on what's new and inspiring in the world of books.
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Tom Hanks; The Killers perform.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Russell Brand; actress Elizabeth Banks; Ciara performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Comic Steven Wright; actress Bryce Dallas Howard.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Susan Sarandon; TV personality Randy Jackson; Soulja Boy performs.