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TV Junkie: Tina Fey to Host 'SNL'; 3D TV

Tina Fey will be hosting "Saturday Night Live" this weekend [Photo of Fey at the 2010 SAG Awards By Thomas Attila Lewis]
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Weekend EditionThe National Association of Broadcasters convention opens this weekend in Las Vegas and one of the biggest topics at the show will be 3D TV. While we don't have a problem donning some uncomfortable plastic shades for a couple hours in the movie theater, we really wonder if photos of the American family enjoying a night of television will feature them with giant, Blublockers-esque shades clamped on their faces for hours at a time. Stranger things have happened. What do you think - by what year will 3D TV be the primary way you watch TV?
Hype? The title of this article, and other press that we've seen, is that Oprah Winfrey is planning a "late night show" on her new network to compete toe-to-toe with David Letterman and Jay Leno but we can't find Oprah actually saying that anywhere. Perhaps you could enlighten us.
Over 100 territories are grabbing up the rights to AMC's "Prisoner" remake - 100 territories should prepare themselves for disappointment.
Daytime Next Week: Here are highlights from Martha Stewart's show: Monday - fashion crafts with Queen Latifah; Tuesday - easy Italian recipes with Mario Batali; Wednesday - cooking NOLA with Rachel Maddow; Thursday - Katherine Heigl paints pots. The Wendy Williams Show will feature: Monday - Jennifer Love Hewitt; Tuesday - Valerie Harper and Katrina of Katrina and the Waves; Wednesday - Benjamin Bratt; Thursday - Marlee Matlin; Friday - Kevin Nealon.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Bill Maher, "Stargate Universe", "The Soup", Fallon (Jeff Daniels); Saturday - Ship of Fools. "SNL" (Tina Fey hosts!); Sunday - Cycling (Paris Roubaix), "LIFE" x 2 (Hunters, Insects), "Breaking Bad", "Treme" (late night repeat).