TV Junkie: Chris Kattan's 'Bollywood Hero' Premieres in a Week; Something Funny from 'The Shield' Posse
Chris Kattan's "Bollywood Hero" premieres next week on IFC
We're looking forward to the premiere of IFC's miniseries "Bollywood Hero" which premieres a week from tomorrow. The series stars SNL alum Chris Kattan who we always want to see more of, as well as costars Maya Rudolph, Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Coolidge, David Alan Grier, and a host of Indian superstars. IFC has been warming it's audience up to the event by screening Hindi cinema every Sunday this month. Shot on location in India, the show is crewed by the team that brought Slumdog Millionaire to the world.
Jay Karnes, aka Detective Holland Wagenbach from "The Shield", and a couple of other associates from the show have put together a very funny short film, "Donkey Punch", that will premiere at the Hollyshorts Festival on August 9th. Fans of "The Shield" and fans of comedy should check out the website and go to the show next week.
The TV Junkie Plan: "Time Team America", "Gordon Ramsay's F Word", "The Philanthropist", Letterman, Ferguson.8:00pm Time Team America PBS/KCET - The scientists examine the remains of the Fremont Indians in southern Utah and try to determine why the group vanished 1,000 years ago.
9:00pm The Moment of Truth FOX - Back from hiatus
9:00pm Ascent of Money PBS/KCET - Credit, insurance, bond trading and stock markets have created a global economic system prone to both growth and instability.
9:00pm Gordon Ramsay's F Word BBC America - Smoked trout filets, glazed beef and pear tatin; Tom Parker Bowles visits Sardinia to track down one a fascinating delicacy
9:00pm Leverage TNT - The team goes after a shady hedge-fund manager
10:00pm The Philanthropist NBC - Dax and Teddy search for an identity thief when charitable donations are fraudulently charged to Teddy's credit card
10:00pm Wide Angle: Contestant No. 2 PBS/KCET - An Arab-Israeli teenager sets her sights on the Miss Israel pageant and faces opposition
10:00pm Top Chef Masters Bravo - The top six chefs get a surprise as they prepare to cook their signature dishes.
10:00pm The Nine DirecTV - Cable premiere
10:30pm Michael & Michael Have Issues Comedy Central - Black and Showalter conspire to play cupid.
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Alleged conservative psychopath and "nuke 'em" enthusiast, John Bolton
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Amy Adams; comic Tom Dreesen; Elbow performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Rainn Wilson; TV show host Rachel Maddow; Chicago performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Jonah Hill; professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler; the Sounds perform.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Toni Collette; comic Rodney Carrington.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Leslie Mann; Passion Pit performs.