TV Junkie: Congress Wants to Talk to Bravo About Gatecrashers; 'Sons of Anarchy' Renewed; Binge Drinking
"Fringe" (FOX @ 9pm) looks to be suitably weird and disgusting tonight - yay!
Congress wants to talk to Bravo aka NBCUniversal about what they knew prior to the White House "gatecrasher" incident last week featuring "Real Housewives of D.C." contestants Tareq and Michaele Salahi - a question we raised last week here on the TV Junkie.
Tuesday's season finale of "Sons of Anarchy" hit a series record in terms of audience; FX has ordered 13 episodes for season 3, and has put series creator Kurt Sutter in a contract to be showrunner for up to 2 more seasons if the series remains successful. With Sutter at the reins, that's virtually guaranteed - here's our write-up of the finale.
Get this: tonight on BBC America at 10pm they will be running a "documentary" about the effects of binge drinking. They've selected a frequently intoxicated British pseudo-celebrity, Michelle Heaton, to "host" the show. By "host", they mean that she will have to drink at least 60 drinks per week for a month during which time she will be filmed for the program, hence, it's a documentary.
The TV Junkie Plan: "Community", "Parks & Rec", "The Office", "30 Rock", "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia", "The League", Colbert, Kimmel.8:00pm Community NBC - Britta challenges Jeff to find a date; Shirley and Britta help Annie with a presentation for a health fair.
8:00pm Survivor: Samoa CBS - The Foa Foas consider a risky move that could result in betrayal.
8:00pm The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai IFC - (1984) A space hero (Peter Weller) and his team of do-gooders battle Dr. Lizardo (John Lithgow) and his army of Red Lectroids.
8:00pm SuperNews Current - Soggy Doobies and Strippers
8:00pm FlashForward ABC - Demetri and Mark disregard Wedeck's orders and pursue a woman claiming to have details of Demetri's fate
8:30pm Parks and Recreation NBC - Leslie sees Wendy and Tom at divorce court; Tom has an epiphany.
9:00pm Private Practice ABC - Back-to-back new episodes
9:00pm The Office NBC - Michael must tell the truth when he realizes he cannot keep a promise he made to a group of kids 10 years ago
9:00pm Fringe FOX - When a cargo ship runs aground, the shoreline is littered with bodies, each hosting a large squidlike creature.
9:00pm American Chopper TLC - OCC is enlisted to build a bike for the Iraq Star Foundation, which provides free reconstructive surgery to U.S. soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.
9:30pm 30 Rock NBC - Production begins on Liz's new talk show, "Dealbreakers"; dealing with pressure from Devin, Jack tries to make "Dealbreakers" a success
10:00pm It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia FX - Dee gets a part in the new M. Night Shyamalan movie; Mac and Charlie see a perfect opportunity to sell their movie.
10:00pm The Truth About Binge Drinking BBC America - Michelle Heaton chronicles the effects of excessive drinking over one month.
10:00pm InfoMania Current - A comedic look at Tiger Woods' crash and other events
10:30pm The League FX - Pete and Kevin get stuck at a terrible Christmas party; Ruxin and Taco go to Chinatown on a mission.
10:30pm The Rotten Tomatoes Show Current - "The Road"; "Ninja Assassin"; "Princess and the Frog"
11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Actor Laurence Fishburne; performance by Los Lobos
11:30pm The Colbert Report Comedy Central - Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor John Travolta; Rod Stewart performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Jake Gyllenhaal; actress Ashley Greene; Honor Society performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Comic George Lopez.