TV Junkie: Olympics Channel Battle
The US Olympic Committee (USOC) and Comcast are in brouhaha with NBC Universal and the International Olympic Committee about who has the rights to create a network composed of Olympic coverage, both current and historical. What do you think, can someone do the Olympics better than NBC? Would you rather have access to more or less Olympic coverage?
This week in late night: Paul McCartney returns to the Ed Sullivan Theater 45 years later to be interviewed and perform on Letterman. Also, "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Colber(t) Repor(t)" return from break.The TV Junkie Plan: "Wild Pacific", "The Closer", "Anthony Bourdain", "The Daily Show", Letterman, Fallon.
8:00pm Wild Pacific: Fragile Paradise Discovery - The fragile ecosystem of the Pacific is constantly threatened by climate change, overfishing and man's increasing influence. Followed by another hour of "Wild Pacific"
9:00pm The Closer TNT - A popular online "hook-up king" is shot to death; a police impersonator causes the case to go awry