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TV Junkie: Bill Burr to do First Stand-up on 'Tonight Show'; Colber(t) Reports from Iraq; 'Weeds' Returns

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Bill Burr will be the first stand-up comedian to perform on "The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien"


Bill Burr will be the first stand-up comedian to perform on "The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien"
The TV Junkie is back from two weeks in France where we didn't watch much of any TV but we're still addicted, so here we are.What we missed was the debut of the new "Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien" - tell us how you think Conan is doing in the earlier time slot - Comment Please! Speaking of "The Tonight Show", the exceptional Bill Burr will be appearing tonight as the first stand-up comedian to grace the new version of "The Tonight Show".

Check out a video clip of Burr's act (NSFW) and a video interview we did with him after the jump and don't miss tonight's historic moment.
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This week "The Colber(t) Repor(t)" will be broadcasting from Iraq which should be interesting as we wonder how the show's faux conservatism will be received by the troops and other parties.
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The TV Junkie Plan: "Mega Engineering", "The Closer", "Weeds", "The Colber(t) Repor(t)", "The Tonight Show", Fallon

8:00pm Mega Engineering Discovery - 3 episodes: Dome Over Houston; Bering Strait Tunnel; City at Sea - the future of New Orleans

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9:00pm The Closer TNT - Season Premiere

10:00pm Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Bravo - Season Premiere

10:00pm Weeds Showtime - Season Premiere

10:00pm Raising the Bar TNT - Season Premiere

10:30pm Nurse Jackie Showtime - Series Premiere

11:30pm The Colber(t) Repor(t) Comedy Central - From Iraq this week!

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Radio show host Howard Stern; Mos Def performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor David Duchovny; actress Anna Friel; comic Bill Burr.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - TV personality Kelly Ripa; actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar; Amadou & Miriam perform.

A snippet of Bill Burr from his "Why Do I Do This?" special:

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Bostonist Interview with Bill Burr in Hollywood:

Bostonist Interview with Comedian Bill Burr from Thomas Attila Lewis on Vimeo.