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TV Junkie: Last Night's Great Eps of 'Lost' and 'SouthLAnd'; More Awards for KCET; Hang With Tony Bourdain
More door shenanigans in "Ugly Americans" on Comedy Central at 10:30pm
The consensus is that last night's episode of "Lost" was excellent and we agree that the focus on Henry Ian Cusick's Desmond Hume was very compelling. The "SouthLAnd" season finale was very very good, we hope that TNT makes the right decision and brings the show back - be sure to check out yesterday's interview with series star Ben McKenzie.
Book Soup announced that they've put together "No Reservations: An Evening with Anthony Bourdain" which will be held on June 16th at UCLA's Royce Hall. Pre-sale tickets are available now until midnight tomorrow, password code: CULINARY.
TV & movie mogul Tyler Perry just did a DJ set at our own KCRW.
Congrats to our friends at KCET: Last week their show, "SoCal Connected", won a Peabody and today the show's producers announced that they've won the coveted Edward R. Murrow Award for hard news in the western region for correspondent Lisa Ling's report "The Young & Uninsured."
The new Doctor Who is coming! We'll be interviewing cast from the show next week, but in the meantime, enjoy the trailer at the end of this post.
The TV Junkie Plan: "Attack of the Show", "The Buddha", "South Park", "Ugly Americans", "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" (Steve Carell), Kimmel (Luke Wilson, PiL) 7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Olivia Munn Complex cover; de-evolution.
8:00pm The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS - Christine's plans to take Ritchie to Florida do not turn out as she intended.
8:00pm Web Soup G4 - @nerdist aka Chris Harwick web-snarks it up + lovely guest Alison Brie!
8:00pm Minute to Win It NBC - A firefighter from Los Angeles continues his quest for the million-dollar prize; a schoolteacher competes.
8:00pm The Buddha PBS/KCET - Richard Gere narrates the life of the Buddha.
8:00pm America's Next Top Model The CW - The models pose with comic Ross Mathews and head to New York's garment district to be transformed.
8:00pm Human Target FOX - A member of the British royal family becomes an assassination target after she relinquishes the throne for the love of a commoner.
9:00pm American Idol FOX - Rihanna performs; another contestant is eliminated.
9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - Adam and Jamie investigate the best way to lose a car in "Spy Car Escape."
9:30pm That Mitchell & Webb Look BBC America - Season Premiere. Post apocalyptic game show; a doorbell that uses a dog and a canon; Santa's no good brother turns up at the North Pole.
10:00pm The Challenge: Fresh Meat 2 MTV - We have no idea why this show exists.
10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Kyle requested the wrong person as a friend on Facebook and all of his are deserting him.
10:00pm Shear Genius Bravo - Season Finale. The final three must each style six models for a fashion show.
10:00pm Is It Possible? Discovery - A human lightning rod; sheep that make art and play video games; the world's most extreme unicyclist.
10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - A break-in threatens the security of Mary and Marshall's first witnesses.
10:00pm Addicted TLC - A heroin addict who is supported financially by her 70-year-old father turns to Kristina for help to get out of her drug-induced haze.
10:00pm Ugly Betty ABC - Betty asks Daniel to go to Hilda's wedding with her; Amanda wants to fix Marc up with her new client; Betty considers unexpected offers; Wilhemina uses Tyler as a pawn to fight the Meade empire.
10:00pm The Locator We - Viewers meet Timothy, who, at 16 years old, learned that he was adopted, but they also informed him that he had a twin sister, who he has spent the last 7 years searching for.
10:30pm Ugly Americans Comedy Central - Mark accidentally outs his roommate as a zombie; Leonard tries to identify a strange new creature.
11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Taraji P. Henson
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie; round-table participants include Greg Behrendt, Jen Kirkman and Matt Braunger.
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Steve Carell!
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Chris Rock; actress Jane Lynch.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor David Duchovny; reality TV personality Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett; Corinne Bailey Rae performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Luke Wilson; actor Aaron Johnson; PiL performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Raquel Welch; actress Anna Torv; comic Brian McFadden.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - TV host Rachel Maddow; actor Dave Annable; Suzanne Vega performs.