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TV Junkie: 'Glee' Premieres; What are your VMA & Emmy Questions?
"Glee" premieres at 9pm on FOX
A reminder that we'll be reporting live from MTV's VMAs on Sunday. Also on the horizon will be our coverage of the Emmy's on September 20th. If you are as Emmy crazy as we are, you'll want to check out Variety's Emmy Central which has lists of the Daytime and Creative Arts Emmy winners among tons of articles and speculation - we'll have more news on this in the near future as well. What do you want us to ask on the red carpet of the Video Music Awards? What do you want us to ask the Primetime Emmy winners?
Did anyone catch the "Sons of Anarchy" premiere last night? Too violent or is there even such a notion anymore? Tonight, at the other end of the spectrum, we have the "series" premiere of "Glee" which several readers have urged us to check out as well as the season premiere of "So You Think You Can Dance" because there must now be at least two dance-reality programs running. Don't miss LAist's interview with two of the choreographers of "SYTYCD" (flu strain?) which was posted earlier today!
Hollywood lost a couple legends this last week: casting director Caro Jones who shaped who we saw on TV and film (from "Green Acres" to Rocky) for over four decades died on September 3rd at age 86; and yesterday Army Archerd died at 87, a longtime columnist for Variety where he wrote a column for 52 years (52 years!!), as well as being a pioneer in reporting on (most importantly) television and every aspect of producing entertainment in Hollywood. We will miss them both.The TV Junkie Plan: "Wipeout", "Glee", "Top Chef", Letterman, Ferguson.
8:00pm America's Next Top Model The CW - Season Premiere
8:00pm So You Think You Can Dance FOX - Season Premiere
8:00pm Wipeout ABC - Contestants in Australia tackle obstacles including Big Balls.
9:00pm Man vs. Wild Discovery - Bear Grylls goes to Alaska where he ice-hops onto a glacier; hangs by his fingertips over a waterfall and avoids getting crushed between an iceberg and his rescue vehicle.
9:00pm Glee FOX - Series Premiere
9:00pm Leverage TNT - The Lost Heir Job
9:00pm Gordon Ramsay's F Word BBC America - Graham Norton and Gordon compete to have their dessert served to diners; Gordon travels to Iceland, Spain and his old football club in Scotland.
10:00pm Top Chef: Las Vegas Bravo - The contestants pair up to create the perfect French dish for acclaimed chefs Joýl Robuchon, Daniel Boulud, Hubert Keller
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Musician Jay-Z; TV personality Martha Stewart; George Jones performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Tom Arnold; Reba McEntire performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Comic Kathy Griffin; actor Ryan Kwanten; Brendan Benson performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Danny DeVito; actress Audrey Tautou.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Ed Westwick; Queen Latifah performs.
But Yeoh is the first to publicly identify as Asian. We take a look at Oberon's complicated path in Hollywood.
His latest solo exhibition is titled “Flutterluster,” showing at Los Angeles gallery Matter Studio. It features large works that incorporate what Huss describes as a “fluttering line” that he’s been playing with ever since he was a child — going on 50 years.
It's set to open by mid-to-late February.
The new Orange County Museum of Art opens its doors to the public on Oct. 8.
Comic-Con Is Live And In-Person Again And Yes, That Means Cosplayers Are Back. Why They're So ExcitedCosplayers will be holding court once again and taking photos with onlookers at the con.
Sacheen Littlefeather Talks About What Really Happened Before, During And After Rejecting Marlon Brando’s OscarLittlefeather recalls an “incensed” John Wayne having to be restrained from assaulting her and being threatened with arrest if she read the long speech Brando sent with her.