Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Arts and Entertainment

TV Junkie: 'Ugly Americans' To Return! New Shows + A Couple More Years (at least) of Stewart & Colbert

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

Food-Inc.jpg
Troy Roush appears in the 2010 Academy-Award nominated film, "Food, Inc." which premieres on "P.O.V." on PBS/KCET tonight at 9:00pm


Troy Roush appears in the 2010 Academy-Award nominated film, "Food, Inc." which premieres on "P.O.V." on PBS/KCET tonight at 9:00pm
We're psyched to see that "Ugly Americans" has been picked up for at least 7 more episodes starting this fall. Check out the promo clip at the end of this post for a peek at tonight's Twilight parody - also check out our interview with the creators.
---
It's finally over, Kate Gosselin was voted off of "Dancing With The Stars" and now life can go on. She was actually very approachable while on Kimmel last night as compared to her stiff appearances on "E! News" earlier in the week so without the struggle (as Patrick Warburton referred to in our interview) she seems to be a nicer person. Also on Kimmel was a great performance by DEVO! If you want more of that, check out the video we shot of them at the Vancouver Olympics or the embed at the end of this post.
---
New Show News: TV Land has greenlit a new George Segal series called"Retired at 35" which will broadcast Q1 of 2011; the History Channel will launch a US version of the BBC's "Top Gear" this fall to be hosted by comedian Adam Ferrara, stunt driver Tanner Foust and racing analyst Rutledge Wood; and on a pseudo-related note, we're happy to see thatStephen Colbert will be running "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central until the end of 2012 and Jon Stewart will be on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" until at least June of 2013.
---
The Screen Actors Guild has set the date for their awards show, one of our favorites because it's actors nominating and voting for their peers:the 17th Annual SAG Awards will be on January 30th, 2011. We hope to be selected to be among the few to report to you live from the red carpet for our 3rd year in a row.
---
The TV Junkie Plan: "Attack of the Show", "Web Soup", "P.O.V.: Food Inc.", "South Park", "Ugly Americans", "Chelsea Lately", "The Colbert Report", Kimmel (Rob Zombie!)7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - The great Summer Movie Preview episode

8:00pm The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS - When Christine realizes her life has not evolved in the past five years, Max offers to help her make a big change.

8:00pm Web Soup G4 - Best of the web (and beyond!) with Chris Hardwick

Support for LAist comes from

8:00pm America's Next Top Model The CW - Guest judge Whitney Port visits the models at the loft; the model's personalities are tested in a runway challenge.

8:00pm American Idol: Idol Gives Back FOX - Celebrities join the contestants to raise money for charity; scheduled performers include Elton John, Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox, Jeff Beck and Joss Stone; a contestant is eliminated.

8:30pm Accidentally on Purpose CBS - Season Finale. After faking labor pains to get Zack out of a ticket, Billie goes into labor; Zack is hauled off to the police station.

9:00pm P.O.V.: Food, Inc. PBS/KCET - Authors Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan offer insight into the food industry in America, including how food is produced.

9:30pm That Mitchell and Webb Look BBC America - Painfully honest best man speech; James Bond plays guess the weight of the cake; Sir Digby Chicken Caesar.

Support for LAist comes from

10:00pm The Locator We - Season Finale

10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Part II picks up from last week's cliffhanger!

10:00pm Destination Truth Syfy - Season Finale. The crew investigates the paranormal on Easter Island

10:00pm Addicted TLC - Season Finale. After falling in love in a drug recovery program, a couple fall back into their old habits.

10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - An FBI informant refuses Witsec protection and gets himself in a heap of trouble

Support for LAist comes from

10:00pm Top Chef Masters Bravo - Chefs must attempt to satisfy clients with old-school tastes and skeptical attitudes.

10:30pm Ugly Americans Comedy Cenral - Young lovers attempt, in an Edward and Bella-like fashion, to convert into vampires and New York City is plagued by a mysterious disease

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Round-table participants include Ben Gleib, Jen Kirkman and Josh Wolf.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Eddie Murphy; actress Kaley Cuoco; Jakob Dylan performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Jennifer Lopez; actor Chace Crawford; Natalie Merchant performs.

Support for LAist comes from

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Ice Cube; chef Paula Deen cooks; Rob Zombie performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Brooke Shields; comic George Wallace; Corinne Bailey Rae performs.

Tonight on "Ugly Americans" on Comedy Central at 10:30pm:

Ugly AmericansWeds 10:30pm / 9:30c
Preview - Vampire Conversions
www.comedycentral.com
Futurama New EpisodesFunny Demon Zombie TV ShowFunny TV Comedy Blog

Devo plays the Whistler Medals Plaza at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Winter Games from Thomas Attila Lewis on Vimeo.