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TV Junkie: L.A. Will Host 'Rally for Sanity' Satellite Event; New show for Demetri Martin

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Demetri Martin is working on a new TV show for CBS - we doubt it will be a pseudo-standup format like his "Important Things With Demetri Martin" was for Comedy Central

Demetri Martin is working on a new TV show for CBS - we doubt it will be a pseudo-standup format like his "Important Things With Demetri Martin" was for Comedy Central
On October 30th,Los Angeles will play host to a satellite event of Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity". The gathering will be held at the Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park near downtown L.A. - more details are available on the event's Facebook page.---
One of our favorite comedians, Demetri Martin, has signed a development deal with CBS for a new comedy. The comedy isn't named nor is there a broadcast date set. It looks like Martin has had some free time since "Important Things With Demetri Martin" left Comedy Central's schedule after 2 seasons on the air. Martin moved from New York City to Los Angeles in order to do something like this so we congratulate him on his success.

We'd also like to say congratulations to our friend Tim Goodman, formerly of the San Francisco Chronicle, who will now be doing commentary, reviews, and blogging, over at The Hollywood Reporter. Tim really helped show me the ropes at my first Television Critics Association meetup this last summer and always has a well-informed and erudite perspective on all things, not just television.
The TV Junkie: "Michael Feinstein", "Modern Family", "Terriers", "Chelsea Lately", Kimmel (Die Antwoord performs)

8:00pm Michael Feinstein's American Songbook PBS/KCET - A New Step Every Day Jazz takes off during the 1920s and 1930s; the impact of talking pictures; radio.

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9:00pm Modern Family ABC - Phil and Claire announce a family challenge after noticing how busy everyone is with electronic devices; Cameron and Mitchell try to get Lily into a good preschool.

9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - Cold feet; the poop hits the fan.

9:30pm In Performance at the White House PBS/KCET - A Broadway Celebration Nathan Lane hosts a salute to Broadway with performances by Audra McDonald, Marvin Hamlisch, Idina Menzel, and more.

10:00pm Terriers FX - Hank and Britt help an amnesiac college student with the case of his missing identity.

10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - New episode

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10:00pm Storm Chasers Discovery - The deadliest tornado of the season tears across Mississippi, destroying homes and changing Reed, Joel and Chris' lives forever.

10:30pm Ugly Americans Comedy Central - New Episode.

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Monica Potter.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Author Jenny McCarthy; professional basketball player Ron Artest; Die Antwoord performs.

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