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TV Junkie: 'True Blood' Posters; 'Minute to Win It' Casting Call; 'Life'/'Breaking Bad' Sunday
HBO will be pumping out a free digital "True Blood" poster like this one every week up until the premiere.
Weekend EditionOther than March madness we'd like to try to direct your eyeballs to Sunday's offerings of both "Life" on Discovery and "Breaking Bad" on AMC which win out over Spielberg's TV version of Hell In the Pacific for another week in the row. Note that "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston will be on Jimmy Fallon tonight. For more background on this season be sure to check out our video interviews with principals Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul as well as series creator Vince Gilligan.
"True Blood" fans should take note that HBO will be providing free digital posters weekly for the next twelve weeks - the first one is already available (pictured right).
Want a Million Bucks? NBC's "Minute to Win It" will be holding an open casting call at Universal Studios Hollywood - CityWalk (By The Globe and Saddle Ranch) on Sunday, March 28 from 1- 4pm.
Tax Day Approacheth: In case you don't win the millions dollars you might consider heeding the counsel of Suze Orman who will be on QVC (accepting calls) during these times this weeked: Saturday @ 9am, 1pm, 6pm and 10pm, and on Sunday at 4pm.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - "The Ricky Gervais Show", "The Life of Times of Tim", Bill Maher, "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution", "The Soup", "Comedy Central Presents" (The Sklar Brothers), Fallon (Bryan Cranston). Saturday - Gran Torino. Sunday - "Life"/"Life", "Breaking Bad".
6:00pm The Ricky Gervais Show HBO - New episode.
6:30pm NCAA Basketball Championship: Regional Semifinal Double Header CBS - Special Presentation. Purdue vs. Duke Regional Semifinal, Game 2. From Houston.
6:30pm The Life and Times of Tim HBO - New!
7:00pm Real Time With Bill Maher HBO - Journalist Christopher Hitchens; musician Rob Thomas; Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers; comic Jeff Garlin
8:00pm Who Do You Think You Are? NBC - Actor Matthew Broderick looks into his family history and inadvertently helps historians solve a 150-year-old mystery.
9:00pm Caprica Syfy - Season Finale. "End of Line"
9:00pm Chandon Pictures Sundance - Series Premiere
9:00pm Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution ABC - Series Premiere
9:00pm Kitchen Nightmares FOX - Chef Ramsay tries to help improve a family-fun restaurant in Boca Raton, Fla., but is frustrated by the owner's resistance to change
9:00pm What Not to Wear TLC - A businesswoman and bodybuilder with a closet filled with exotic evening wear and gym gear needs help finding a new look.
9:05pm The Golden Voyage of Sinbad TCM - (1974) Sailor Sinbad (John Phillip Law) fights a one-eyed centaur, a ship's figurehead and other creatures sent by an evil prince (Tom Baker).
10:00pm The Soup E! - The week of pop culture snarkified.
10:00pm The Best Thing I Ever Ate Food - Season Finale
10:00pm Top Yam: The Louisiana Yambilee Queen Pageant TLC - Special Presentation
10:00pm Spartacus: Blood and Sand Starz - Numerius celebrates his birthday and is given control over the gladiators.
11:30pm Comedy Central Presents Comedy Central - The Sklar Brothers
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Craig T. Nelson; actress Rumer Willis; Ludacris performs.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Bryan Cranston; singer Jill Scott; comic Morgan Murphy.
4:00pm NCAA Basketball Championship: Regional Final Double Header CBS - Special Presentation. Regional Final: Teams TBA. From Salt Lake City or Syracuse, N.Y.
8:30pm Gran Torino HBO - (2009) An unlikely friendship forms between a bigoted war veteran (Clint Eastwood) and an Asian boy (Bee Vang) who tried to steal the man's treasured automobile.
10:00pm The Dish Style - New snark and fashion and comedy
11:00pm The Wanda Sykes Show FOX - New episode.
8:00pm The Amazing Race 16 CBS - The teams take a helicopter ride to a remote island where they race with a giant tortoise and look for a message in a bottle.
8:00pm Life Discovery - Mammals: Mammals are unique among animals in the care they lavish on their young.
9:00pm Life Discovery - Fish: Fish are the most varied and diverse backboned creatures on the planet.
9:00pm The Celebrity Apprentice CBS - The celebrities are asked to create a four-page advertorial for a new product, but the men are hindered by a technologically incompetent teammate.
9:00pm The Pacific HBO - After the four-month ordeal on Guadalcanal, Leckie, Basilone and thousands of their comrades land in Melbourne; Leckie becomes involved with an Australian woman; Basilone is asked to return home to help sell U.S. war bonds.
10:00pm Breaking Bad AMC - Walt tries to bring his family back together; with Saul's help, Jesse makes an unexpected investment.
10:00pm Fatal Attractions Animal Planet - Season Finale. Owners recount their stories of survival after being attacked by their pet chimpanzees.
10:00pm How to Make It in America HBO - Darren offers to let Rachel and Edie design a hotel; Cam and Ben agree to hand out samples in order to pay off their debt to Rene; Rene agrees to meet with the owner of Rasta Monsta.