TV Junkie: 'Mad Men' Record; Oswalt to SyFy; DeLay to Dance
Sunday's premiere of "Mad Men" drew a record audience for the series (2.4 million) but kind of piddly compared to CBS' 12.4 million audience for "60 Minutes".
In a boon for both comedy _and_ science fiction fans, Patton Oswalt has signed on to become a regular on SyFy's "Caprica" currently in production. Oswalt's has a special, "Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong" which premieres Sunday, August 23 at 10pm on Comedy Central.
Lord Help Us: Former Republican Majority Leader and alleged criminal Tom DeLay will be a contestant on the next "Dancing With the Stars" along with Donny Osmond, Mya, Macy Gray and Aaron Carter; actors Melissa Joan Hart, Debi Mazar; professional snowboarder Louie Vito; Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin; former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin, and many others.The TV Junkie Plan: "Hell's Kitchen", "Swords: Life on the Line", "Saving Grace", Letterman.
8:00pm Hell's Kitchen FOX - The contestants must create a three-course meal with only 700 calories; Olympic athlete Annett Davis teaches the winning team how to play volleyball
9:00pm Shaq vs. Ben Roethlisberger ABC - Shaquille O'Neal visits NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a football challenge, training at the Pittsburgh Steelers practice facility