TV Junkie: Weekend Wrap-Up; Sanchez Out; #MOACA Set Tour from Brittany Curran
Remembrances of weekend TV: We think Bryan Cranston has considerably more comedy chops than were leveraged on "SNL", it could have been much better - also, why do a bullying sketch during the week yet another kid was bullied to the point of suicide? Not too smart.How do you guys think "Dexter" is coming along? Last week's teaser of Dexter being confronted by the FBI regarding his presence at the Trinity Killer's house kind of fell flat giving us yet another transition episode.
The big winner last night was HBO's "Bored To Death" which featured, among other ridiculous situations, Ted Danson in a hilarious prostate exam and series creator Jonathan Ames appearing in a full-frontal nudity cameo - take that Matthew Weiner! If you missed it, it will be rebroadcast tonight at 9pm on HBO1 as well as available OnDemand.
OK, so CNN cans Rick Sanchez for making questionable statements about Jon Stewart and Jews last week without giving him a chance to retract or clarify them. Where was that decisiveness when CNN personality Robert Novak was committing treason by outing CIA operative Valerie Plame? Didn't that guy continued to collect a paycheck until he decided to quit the network? And that was after he said his disclosure was "no big deal". Even if CNN doesn't have a double-standard they are inconsistent at best and that plays into the hands of detractors. Watch for Sanchez to appear on Jon Stewart sometime in the near future.