TV Junkie: Conan's Interview; 'The Pacific' Not So Accurate; 3D TV in Germany
Another great episode of "Nurse Jackie" will be on Showtime at 10pm
If you missed Conan O'Brien on "60 Minutes" last night,here's your chance to see it. O'Brien revealed quite a bit, further detailing what a horrible job NBC did with their mismanagement of their late night schedule.
Spoiler Alert: For all the fanfare describing Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's adherence to accuracy and eye for detail in their series "The Pacific", the most expensive series to ever grace HBO, we were disappointed last night to see the unnecessary and completely false over-dramatization of the death of Sgt. John Basilone. Basilone, as befitting a Medal of Honor recipient, had highly detailed records of his exploits on Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima and we don't understand how Spielberg wasn't able to accurately, yet tastefully, depict the death of the war hero. Yet another black mark on a series that hasn't told us anything new, anything more accurate, or anything more personal about the experiences in the Pacific theater of World War II. At best, it's overpriced History Channel content with more gore. "Band of Brothers" it ain't.
While there have been some pilot showings of 3D television at select venues in the United States, the Germans will get 3D TV broadcast to their houses this summer with a hockey match slated to be the first program enhanced by the new technology.
The TV Junkie Plan: "How I Met Your Mother", "Rules of Engagement", "24", "Nurse Jackie", "United States of Tara", "Chelsea Lately", Letterman (Mickey Rourke), Fallon (Sarah Silverman, Joan Rivers)8:00pm How I Met Your Mother CBS - Robin realizes she is finally over Barney and Ted; Lily and Marshall decide to get twin beds.
8:00pm Chuck NBC - Sarah and Chuck train under Laura and Craig Turner (Swoosie Kurtz and Fred Willard), a married CIA team with an impeccable record
8:00pm Dancing With the Stars ABC - The remaining six couples perform in hopes of making it into the top five.
8:00pm House Fox - The team treats an ailing groom; House, Chase and Foreman visit a karaoke bar during a raucous night out.
8:00pm The Woman With 15 Personalities Discovery Health - Effects of Dissociative Identity Disorder.
8:30pm Rules of Engagement NBC - Jeff and an overly enthusiastic Audrey interview a potential surrogate mother (Jaime Pressly); Russell makes fun of Adam and Jennifer's wedding Web site. See our interview with Patrick Warburton.
8:30pm Cover Girl TCM - (1944) A Brooklyn chorus girl (Rita Hayworth) wins a contest, leaves her boyfriend (Gene Kelly) and joins a Broadway show
9:00pm 24 Fox - Day 8: 11:00AM- 12:00PM Jack stops at nothing to avenge Renee's death; the administration struggles to keep the peace agreement on track.
9:00pm Gossip Girl The CW - Jenny's deception strains her relationship with Serena; Blair visits the Columbia campus
9:00pm The Big Bang Theory CBS - Sheldon goes to extremes to keep Leonard and Penny happy when they stop speaking to each other.
9:00pm American Experience: Roads to Memphis PBS/KCET - The entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
9:30pm Romantically Challenged ABC - Leading up to her high school reunion, Rebecca is ready to confront Jesse, who stood her up at the senior prom
10:00pm Nurse Jackie Showtime - The hospital's biggest donor is insulted by Coop; Jackie reconsiders her affair with Eddie. See our interviews with the cast.
10:00pm Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern Travel - Andrew eats local specialties in Cambodia.
10:30pm United States of Tara Showtime - A social worker's visit has Max in a tailspin; Tara horns in on Kate's friendship with Lynda; Courtney pushes Marshall.
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Molly Ringwald, round-table participants include Jason Sklar, Whitney Cummings and Chris Hardwick (see our interview with @nerdist!).
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Mickey Rourke; actor Jim Parsons; eliminated "American Idol" contestant Siobhan Magnus.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus; director Jon Favreau; Godsmack performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - TV host Dr. Mehmet Oz; actress Leslie Bibb; Two Door Cinema Club performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Morgan Freeman; actress Kate Mara.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Comic Sarah Silverman; comic Joan Rivers; Corinne Bailey Rae performs.