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TV Junkie: Superawesome Halloween Episode on 'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia'

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Check out our conversation with Angela Kinsey and Ellie Kemper from NBC's "The Office" in the above video. New Halloween episode tonight at 9pm.
Last month we posted our interview with Thesy Surface who plays the eerie and enigmatic Margaret McPoyle on FX's "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia". In the interview (see video embed at end of this post), Surface brings up the "Halloween episode" where she makes an incredible appearance - well, that episode gets broadcast tonight! Also, be prepared to see Margaret McPoyles at Halloween parties this weekend.
How do you guys think Jon Stewart and President Obama did on "The Daily Show" last night? It didn't appear many softballs were thrown but since he was allowed to explain himself, some might assume that the President was given too easy a time.

Fox has suffered double-digit drops in viewership of several of its shows this season over last, for example, "House" is down 34%, "The Simpsons" 12%, and "The Cleveland Show" 31%.
HBO announced on Twitter yesterday that they would be renewing both "Bored To Death" and "Eastbound & Down" for another season. To be honest we were getting a little worried about the renewal of "Bored To Death" since they had announced drama series renewals almost a month ago. We see a lot of people online who are just now catching up to season 2 after Netflixing or buying the first season. Now this great show has the opportunity to continue building its audience. If you haven't watched this highly comedic "detective" show starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson, and Zach Galifianakis, please consider doing so.
We had a great discussion here yesterday about FX's "Terriers", a show we hope stays on the air. It appears that there is wide support among LAist readers for the program as well as people who contributed to the tweetstream. Be sure to check out our interview next week with series star Donal Logue.
The TV Junkie Plan: "The Big Bang Theory", "Community", "The Office", "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia", "The League", "Chelsea Lately" (Nick Swardson guests), "Dead Set", Ferguson (Michael Caine guests).

7:00pm Rebecca TCM - (1940) A British gentleman's (Laurence Olivier) innocent bride (Joan Fontaine) grapples with intrusive reminders of his deceased wife.

8:00pm The Big Bang Theory CBS - Leonard keeps an affair a secret from Sheldon, Howard and Raj.

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8:00pm It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown ABC - Linus waits in the pumpkin patch for the elusive Halloween symbol to appear; also a bonus cartoon, "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown"

8:30pm Community NBC - Greendale students, including Pierce, ingest a biohazard at a Halloween party that turns them into zombies; the gang must save themselves and the school when they are locked in with the infected students.

9:00pm The Office NBC - Michael freaks out when Darryl goes over his head and takes an idea to corporate; a Halloween costume contest puts the office in a competitive mood.

10:00pm It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia FX - The gang gets a real scare after Dee reveals she's pregnant, forcing the guys to recall their last hazy Halloween party to determine who the father is.

10:30pm The League FX - Kevin convinces everyone to come to the suburbs for Halloween; Ruxin cracks under the pressure of his matchup with Pete; Taco steals a monkey.

11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Actress Jenny McCarthy; actor Eric Balfour; All Star Weekend performs.

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actor Nick Swardson.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Will Ferrell; musician Slash; Kid Cudi performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Denzel Washington; storm chaser Reed Timmer; Corinne Bailey Rae performs.

12:00am Dead Set IFC - The housemates and the last survivors from the studio try to figure out how to escape all the surrounding zombies.

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12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Michael Caine.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - TV personalities Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson; GWAR performs.

A new Halloween episode of "The Office" airs tonight and Michael freaks out about ....something! [Photo of Steve Carrell at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars" by Thomas Attila Lewis]

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