TV Junkie: ABC's iPad App; MLB Season Opener Live in China
Another great episode of "Breaking Bad" airs Sunday at 10pm on AMC
Weekend EditionABC has announced the launch of an app for the iPad for viewing of their programming. This was after the iPad received some prime placement in Wednesday's episode of "Modern Family", not that it wasn't skillfully and appropriately done. David Letterman fooling around with the iPad on his show last night was definitely less than ideal for Apple.
Check out The Pitch published earlier today, featuring Brad White, creator of "Stargate Universe" which premieres tonight at 9pm on Syfy.
Who else really enjoyed last night's "Fringe"? We're loving that John Noble's Dr. Walter Bishop is becoming the focus of the show because, really, the show really is about him. Keep it up!
"SNL" is a repeat this weekend but starting on Saturday, April 10, the guest hosts will be Tina Fey, Ryan Phillippe and Gabourey Sidibe. The musical guests, respectively, are Justin Bieber, and MGMT.
It wasn't even a couple months ago that Charlie Sheen was in rehab and we had readers telling us that there was no way that CBS would let go of their cash cow, "Two and a Half Men". Well, it looks like Sheen is making the decision to quit the show as his contract will be up at the end of this season. So much for 15 million viewers per episode. Now let's see CBS put that money and time slot to good use.
Major League Baseball will be broadcasting Sunday's Yankees/Red Sox opener live in China for the first time to a new audience of up to 300 million people. We guess we should be happy that we'll be able to see a summary of the Tour of Flanderson Sunday at 2pm on Versus which isn't quite like watching it live, is it? We're confused as to whether that is a First World problem or not.
We've got a couple of Sunday's clips from Discovery Channel's "LIFE" at the end of the post, check 'em out and try to see the broadcasts at 8pm and 9pm on HD, it's impressive.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - "X-Play", "Stargate Universe", "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross", Letterman (Nathan Lane), Fallon (Liquid Liquid performs!!). Saturday - Basketball, "Serpico". Sunday - "Tour of Flanders", "LIFE" x 2, "Breaking Bad"
6:30pm X-Play G4 - Coverage of the PAX East convention in Boston
8:00pm Smallville The CW - Clark and Lois head out of town for a romantic getaway but their plans are thwarted when they run into Chloe and Oliver
8:00pm Wife Swap ABC - Season Premiere
9:00pm What Not to Wear TLC - Leia Stacy and Clinton try to transform a marketing/PR coordinator who doesn't want to give up costume pieces and remnants of her Goth/punk past.
9:00pm Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution ABC - The school's director of food services allows Jamie to cook for Huntington High School
9:00pm Bill Moyers Journal PBS/KCET - Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander discuss Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of economic equality.
9:00pm Stargate Universe Syfy - Season Premiere
10:00pm The Soup E! - Nice night for some scathing dissection of TV & pop-culture
10:00pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Matt Smith, Sandra Bullock, Emma Thompson and Goldfrapp
10:00pm Merlin Syfy - Season Premiere
10:00pm Miami Medical CBS - Series Premiere
10:00pm Spartacus: Blood and Sand Starz - Spartacus wrestles with the death of Varro; Batiatus and Numerius search for Magistrate.
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Nathan Lane; She & Him perform.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Sam Worthington; editor Josh Topolsky; Liquid Liquid performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor John Corbett; Joss Stone performs.
5:30pm College Basketball - NCAA Tournament: West Virginia vs. Duke CBS - Second Semifinal. From Indianapolis.
8:00pm Serpico TCM - (1973) Based on the true story of Frank Serpico, who sacrificed his career to expose widespread corruption in the NYPD.
2:00pm Tour of Flanders Versus - One of the most brutal "Spring Classics" bike races
8:00pm The Amazing Race 16 CBS - The teams must choose between a 153-step climb or a 35-foot high lesson in Chingay.
8:00pm Nature PBS/KCET - Moment of Impact: Hunters and Herds Live-action footage, along with high definition cameras and computer graphics
8:00pm The Man with Half a Body TLC - Special Presentation. Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot
8:00pm Life: Birds Discovery - Birds use feathers to solve life's challenges in radically different ways.
9:00pm Undercover Boss CBS - The president of Roto-Rooter works under cover with several employees who force him to reflect on his past and his future legacy.
9:00pm Life: Creatures of the Deep Discovery - A profile of deep-sea marine invertebrates includes the Humboldt squid and spider crabs.
9:00pm The Pacific HBO - Sledge trains for combat at Camp Elliott; Leckie is hospitalized after displaying physical and mental effects of combat.
9:00pm Masterpiece Classic: Sharpe's Peril PBS/KCET - Richard Sharpe stumbles across an opium trafficking ring while traveling across India in 1818.
9:00pm Tool Academy VH1 - Season Finale
10:00pm Breaking Bad AMC - Walt ignores Skyler's demands; Hank crosses the line at work.
10:00pm Deadliest Catch: Best of Season 5: King Crab Discovery - Special Presentation
10:00pm How to Make It in America HBO - Season Finale
10:00pm Sunday Best BET - Season Premiere
A clip from Discovery's "LIFE" episode on birds this coming Sunday:
A clip from Discovery's "LIFE" episode on the creatures of the deep this coming Sunday: