TV Junkie: Snoop Loves Sookie; 'Treme' Season Finale Sunday
Wendell Pierce stars in HBO's "Treme" which has its season finale on Sunday at 10pm.
Weekend EditionEvidently Snoop Dogg is a big fan of "True Blood" and Sookie Stackhouse in particular. He penned a little ditty for her and made a video which we've embedded at the end of this post: "Oh Sookie".
Last night's game 7 of the Lakers vs Celtics gave the NBA their biggest TV audience in over 12 years. What's funny is that as soon as the last second ticked we know that a significant portion of the LA audience immediately switched over to KTLA to watch the ensuing riots. At least there wasn't any (known at this time) loss of life caused by those a-holes.
Looks like "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" will be back for one final season early next year on Showtime after some dillydallying about whether or not is was ever going to come back.
Holy crap, John Goodman looks great - kudos to him for getting in shape, he's a great actor and we'd love to keep seeing him regularly - his run on HBO's "Treme" was fantastic. The "Treme" season finale is on Sunday at 10pm and the series has been greenlit for a second season.
Let us go happily into the weekend with the knowledge that the Vatican has placed "The Blues Brothers" on their list of recommended films. Yes, the boys from "SNL" who were on a mission from God got the a-OK from Pope Benedict's posse in a move that reeks of utter desperation.
Happy Father's Day to all you Daddys out there!
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Tour de Suisse, "Friday Night Lights", "The Neistat Brothers", "The Soup", Fallon. Saturday - World Cup: Australia vs Ghana, "Doctor Who", "The Graham Norton Show". Sunday - World Cup: Italy vs New Zealand, Tour de Suisse, "True Blood", "Treme".
4:00pm Cycling Versus - Bicycle racing, Tour de Suisse, Stage 7 From Savognin to Wetzikon.
8:00pm Friday Night Lights NBC - Coach suspects that Vince brought a gun to school; Tami unwinds at a party with colleagues; Julie and Landry try to put the past behind them
9:00pm Flashpoint CBS - The SRU team is called in when a woman takes hostages at a gas station.
9:00pm The Neistat Brothers HBO - The brothers arrive in California for an art exhibition; Van leaves something important in a cab; Casey and his girlfriend take a vacation.
9:00pm Need to Know PBS/KCET - Grand Isle/Gulf Update; Gulf Health Report; How Big Is the Gulf Spill?; The New Gold Rush
9:00pm Discovery Saved My Life Discovery - Individuals tell of surviving deadly situations thanks in part to life-saving tips they saw on Discovery Channel.
10:00pm The Soup E! - Eminem to appear?!
10:00pm Party Down Starz - The gang goes to a NFL draft pick party - we've seen this one and it's hilarious!
10:00pm The Whitest Kids U'Know IFC - "You Talkin' to Me"; "Dr. Kyle"; "Changing Channels"
10:00pm Merlin Syfy - The Witch's Quickening
10:00pm Chefs vs. City Food - Seattle Chris and Aaron battle in a throw down with Jason Stratton and Carrie Mashaney.
10:20pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Interviews
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Jada Pinkett Smith; comic Larry Miller; Fred Eaglesmith performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor David Spade; Kelis performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Mark Ruffalo; actor DJ Qualls.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Kate Walsh; comic Jim Breuer; the Roots perform with Yim Yames.
6:30am World Cup Soccer ESPN HD - Group Stage: Australia vs. Ghana
9:00pm Doctor Who BBC America - Scientists discover something isn't right beneath the Earth's crust.
10:00pm Worst-Case Scenario Discovery - Mountain Bike Disaster; Run for Your Life; Road Rage; Panicked Crowd Stampede
10:00pm The Graham Norton Show BBC America - Bill Bailey; Kelly Rowland
6:30am World Cup Soccer ESPN HD - Group Stage: Italy vs. New Zealand
1:30pm Tour de France in the Pyrenees Versus - Bicycle racing, pre-Tour de France special.
2:00pm Cycling Versus - Bicycle racing, Tour de Suisse, Stage 8 From Wetzikon to Liestal.
7:00pm 'Til Death Fox - Season Finale.
8:00pm The Real L Word Showtime - Series Premiere.
9:00pm True Blood HBO - The Vampire King of Mississippi makes a plan to consolidate his power; Eric remembers his past; Sam tests the strength of his family bonds; Tara finds an ally in a vampire.
9:00pm The Gates ABC - Series Premiere.
9:00pm Masterpiece Mystery! PBS/KCET - Miss Marple V: The Secret of Chimneys A decades-old murder may be connected to a diamond theft.
9:00pm The Next Food Network Star Food - Grammy Award Celebration The ten remaining finalists have to create a dish that's inspired by a classic film genre
9:00pm The Tudors Showtime - Henry defeats a political foe but faces his mortality; the ghosts of Henry's queens appear.
9:00pm Leverage TNT - Season Premiere.
9:00pm Scoundrels ABC - Series Premiere.
9:00pm Bridezillas We - When Bridezilla Shandra plays musical bridesmaids, things hit a sour note! Meanwhile, Bridezilla Sara (a spoiled self-proclaimed princess who cries at the drop of a hat) seems like a handful until you meet her mother - they sound like winners.
9:30pm The Battleship Potemkin TCM - (1925) Sergei Eisenstein's classic film depicts the mutiny aboard a czarist battleship during the failed revolution of 1905. Silent
10:00pm Treme HBO - Toni becomes angry; Albert prepares for St. Joseph's night; Antoine gambles away a big payday; Annie weighs her future options; a funeral procession offers mourners a chance to reflect.
10:00pm Iron Chef America Food - Flay vs. Thiam Brooklyn based chef Pierre Thiam challenges Iron Chef Bobby Flay.
10:00pm My Fair Wedding We - David Tutera meets Kimberly, a bride who has a big vision for a Gatsby-inspired wedding, but at just three weeks away from the big day, she still hasn’t landed a reception space!