TV Junkie: Happy St. Patrick's Day; Betty Gets Regular Gig; Food Network Wants Worst Cooks in LA; Dick Towel
"Ugly Americans" premieres tonight on Comedy Central at 10:30pm
Happy St. Patrick's Day: Over at the Archive of American Television's blog they've written a wonderful post complete with video clips of about 20 TV actors, writers, directors of Irish descent each touching on what makes them Irish.
Our friend Betty White has not only landed the May 8th "SNL" hosting gig but will also be a regular co-star of TV Land's "Hot In Cleveland" which will begin airing June 10th. At age 88, White is getting more work than most of Hollywood's stars get when they are half her age.
The Food Network is looking for the worst cooks in Los Angeles: On Saturday, March 27th, from 10am-3pm at the LA Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel & Convention Center, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, in Burbank. You can nominate yourself or someone you know - more details at www.WorstCooksCasting.com and/or email email@example.com
We love FX's "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" and even though the next season is a ways off we just got a video (see it at the end of this post) of Kool Keith's jingle for the gang's Dick Towel product. You might remember the Dick Towel as the result of the entrepreneur convention that the gang crashed last season. Well,it's real and it's for sale and somehow Kool Keith was recruited to come up with a tune and a video. Oh, and the video is very NSFW of course - enjoy!
The TV Junkie Plan: "X-Play", "Web Soup", "South Park", "Ugly Americans", "Daily Show" (Snoop Dogg), Letterman (Gerard Butler, Mindy Kaling), Fallon (Joseph Fiennes)6:30pm X-Play G4 - Game Developers Conference coverage
8:00pm America's Next Top Model The CW - The contestants learn that they can only wear one article of clothing during their first photo shoot; Andrý Leon Talley makes his debut on the judging panel.
8:00pm Scrubs ABC - Season Finale
8:00pm Human Target FOX - Chance tries to stop his former partner from assassinating a foreign dignitary; Guerrero tries out a familiar face as a new part of the team
8:00pm Web Soup G4 - Chris Hardwick rocks us with vid clips and pop culture satire
8:30pm Gary Unmarried CBS - Season Finale
9:00pm American Idol FOX - Ke$ha performs; Orianthi performs; a contestant is eliminated.
10:00pm Addicted TLC - Series Premiere
10:00pm 16 and Pregnant MTV - Lori, who was adopted herself, does not want her baby to struggle with the same issues
10:00pm Destination Truth Syfy - Season Premiere
10:00pm The Real World MTV - Season Finale. This show ceased to be relevant about 15 years ago.
10:00pm Ugly Betty ABC - Justin finds himself in an unexpected love triangle; Betty falls for a playwright
10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Season Premiere
10:30pm Ugly Americans Comedy Central - Series Premiere
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - We catch up with Avril Lavigne, who sings "Alice," the title song from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Comedian Sarah Colonna, comedian/TV host Rove McManus and comedian Mo Mandel
11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Wanda Sykes; Loni Love
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Snoop Dogg
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Gerard Butler; actress Mindy Kaling; Free Energy perform
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Dwayne Johnson; kid inventors; Switchfoot performs.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Dakota Fanning; actor Joseph Fiennes; The Xx performs.
Kool Keith writes a jingle for "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia"'s Dick Towel product: