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TV Junkie: 'What's On Your Plate?' Premieres Saturday; Anti-Choice/Anti-Gay Bowl Still Happening on Sunday
"What's On Your Plate?" premieres on Planet Green on Saturday at 7pm and it's the TV Junkie Pick of the Weekend
Weekend EditionYes, a football game happens on Sunday and we feel we've already written enough about the Anti-Choice/Anti-Gay Bowl and the dang thing seems to occupy every other moment on the TV anyway. It's our job to point out the not-so-obvious and this weekend, one of those items happens to be the broadcast premiere of a documentary called What's On Your Plate? on Planet Green on Saturday at 7pm (and Sunday at 11am).
LAist abounds with enough food-related articles that we know you love seeing pictures of food, reviews of restaurants, news of food trucks and food festivals - basically you guys love food. If you really do love food, and you care about what goes into your food, and particularly if you have kids or have friends with kids, you should check out What's On Your Plate? Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, Kofi Annan, and many other high-profile folks weigh in on the film at their website
The film was the brainchild of two public school girls in New York City who started asking questions about what they were being served in school. While narrated by the girls, this is not kids' movie, this is a film meant for everybody. We thought we knew everything about organic food sources and processing technologies but this film filled in a lot of the blanks for us. What's On Your Plate? airs on Planet Green on Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 11am - and therefore will not interfere with your viewing of any football game.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - "Caprica", "The Soup", "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross", "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show", Letterman (Jack Hanna!), Ferguson (Claire Danes). Saturday - What's On Your Plate?, "Demons", "The Dish", SNL (Ashton, Them Crooked Vultures). Sunday - "Puppy Bowl", "Super Bowl" (or The Pink Panther on TCM), "Undercover Boss", "Big Love".
8:00pm Smallville The CW - A man tries to ask Chloe and her team of superheroes for help; a mysterious agency send Lois a package.
9:00pm Caprica Syfy - Reins of a Waterfall
9:00pm What Not to Wear TLC - Stacy and Clinton try to help an Episcopal priest find a feminine style that balances with her youthful energy.
9:00pm Lady Sings the Blues TCM - (1972) Billie Holiday (Diana Ross) goes from Harlem brothel maid to heroin-addicted singing star, losing the man (Billy Dee Williams) she loves.
9:00pm Kitchen Nightmares FOX - Bazzini: Chef Ramsay tries to improve an Italian restaurant struggling with slow service and a disappointing kitchen staff.
10:00pm The Soup E! - Joel & Co. break culture down into little cubes, funny little cubes
10:00pm The Jay Leno Show NBC - TV host Bill Maher; Olympic snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler.
10:00pm 20/20 ABC - Jenny Sanford, wife of Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), discusses her upcoming memoir and being a political spouse.
10:00pm NUMB3RS CBS - The team gains notoriety while searching for jewels stolen during an awards show; Don revisits an old case
10:00pm Spartacus: Blood and Sand Starz - Spartacus proves himself in training, but his attitude and determination to see his wife isolates him from Doctore and the other gladiatiors.
10:00pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Kim Cattrall; The Cast of Misfits; Jedward; Editors
11:00pm John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show Comedy Central - Featuring Nick Kroll, Chris Hardwick, Matt Braunger and Kristen Schaal.
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Animal handler Jack Hanna; the Swell Season performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Musician Ozzy Osbourne; Barry Manilow performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Claire Danes; actress Jill Scott.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Journalist Brian Williams; actress Amanda Seyfried; comic Sean Patton
7:00pm What's On Your Plate? Planet Green - Broadcast Premiere
8:00pm Temple Grandin HBO - Made for TV - The scientist (Claire Danes) becomes an advocate for autistics and the humane treatment of livestock
8:00pm AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Discovery/Animal Planet - Dog show from Long Beach, Calif.
9:00pm Bonnie and Clyde TCM - (1967) Acclaimed account of the gun-toting bank robbers and the trail of terror they blazed through the Southwest in the '30s.
9:00pm Demons BBC America - Season Finale
10:00pm The Dish Style Network - Style, food, celebs, trends, gossip
10:00pm Iron Chef America: Symon vs. Goldman Food - Special Presentation
11:25pm Saturday Night Live NBC - Host Ashton Kutcher; Them Crooked Vultures perform.
2:00pm Puppy Bowl VI Animal Planet - Special Presentation
3:25pm Super Bowl XLIV CBS - Special Presentation
3:30pm The Pink Panther TCM - (1964) Clumsy Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) chases a jewel thief (David Niven) and his nephew (Robert Wagner).
7:00pm Undercover Boss CBS - Series Premiere
9:00pm Big Love HBO - Bill tries to win Paley's support for the state Senate nomination; Marilyn makes a pitch to represent the casino's interests in Washington
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