TV Junkie: AMC to be Zombie Central; Emmys All-Live
So AMC's got "Mad Men", "Breaking Bad", and "The Prisoner", and now they're going to produce a series based on the zombie comic book "The Walking Dead". Is basic cable the place for innovation now?
At the end of July, CBS and the TV Academy had announced plans that segments of this year's Emmys would be pre-recorded so that more "entertainment" components could be included in the 3 hour show. Due to massive criticism, and the show will be all in real time - you can read CBS' entire peas & carrots statement here.
Tonight is the season premiere of "Man vs. Wild", check out our earlier interview with host Bear Grylls.The TV Junkie Plan: "Man vs. Wild", "The Philanthropist", Conan, Fallon.
8:00pm Who Wants to Be a Millionaire ABC - Contestants answer trivia questions to win cash; Lauren Conrad plays for charity; Cokie Roberts is the lifeline expert - whoa, from NPR lifeline to this, amazing.
9:00pm Man vs. Wild Discovery - Season Premiere