TV Junkie: Christian Slater's Show Bows Out
Tonight ends Christian Slater's foray into network TV, "My Own Worst Enemy". Did any of you out there watch it? To us it seemed to cement the stereotype that Slater has a one-dimensional style even though we know he can do more than that. High budget + Star Name + Low Concept = Failure. Did we need another spy/assassin/crime series? No. There's worse shows out there that could use the ax so let's see them use it. How about Holly Hunter's "Saving Grace"? It's true that she showed off her bare bottom about 1.2x per episode but that shouldn't be enough to save that series. Any suggestions of shows you'd like to see go away?
The TV Junkie Plan: "Top Gear", "Heroes", "The Hills", Letterman, Conan
8:00pm Top Gear BBC America - Richard races the new Audi estate car against two skiers in the Alps; Jeremy road-tests the Mercedes CLK Black; Peter Firth and Rupert Penry-Jones in reasonably priced cars.
8:00pm Chuck NBC - Season Finale
8:00pm Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles FOX - Season Finale
8:30pm How I Met Your Mother CBS - Marshall introduces Robin to a Minnesota-themed bar.
9:00pm Heroes NBC - Season Finale
9:00pm Intervention A&E - Season Premiere
10:00pm My Own Worst Enemy NBC - Series Finale
10:00pm The Hills MTV - Season Finale
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Adam Sandler; toy demonstration. [Am I a creep for not liking Adam Sandler and his films?]
12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actress Amy Adams; actor Eddie Izzard; John Legend performs.
Pic of Christian Slater in "My Own Worst Enemy" via NBC