TV Junkie: 'Flight of the Conchords' Returns on Sunday; 'The Office' and '30 Rock' Renewed!
A lot of programs return to or make their premiere on premium cable this Sunday including: "Big Love", "The L Word", "The United States of Tara", and "Secret Diary of a Call Girl". What we most eagerly anticipate is the season premiere of "Flight of the Conchords". The pair of musicians and their hapless manager, all hailing from New Zealand, might not have made a second season due to low viewership but their cult like following gave us one more. So enjoy every episode like a smooth New Zealand Merlot, savor it, because this might be their last run, on HBO at least.
Fans of "The Office" and "30 Rock" can breathe a sigh of relief as Mediaweek reports that those shows, among others, have been renewed by NBC for the 2009-2010 season.Even more weird is that Amy Poehler's new show will start on April 9th and it still doesn't have a title.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - "Battlestar Galactica", "The Soup", Letterman, Ferguson; Saturday - "SNL"; Sunday - "Big Love", "Flight of the Conchords", "Secret Diary of a Call Girl"
9:00pm Friday Night Lights NBC - Season Premiere
9:00pm Monk USA - When Natalie unwittingly helps a thief steal a biotech CEO's bicycle, she ropes Monk into solving the crime.
10:00pm The Soup E! - Members of the "Mad Men" cast make a featured appearance on the show!
10:00pm Comedy Central Presents Comedy Central - Comedy Central is presenting new comedy specials every Friday night, tonight features:Anthony Jeselnik, Brian Scolaro
10:00pm Battlestar Galactica Sci Fi - Season Premiere
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Zach Braff; comic Arj Barker (from "Flight of the Conchords"); the Airborne Toxic Event performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Hugh Laurie; author Chuck Todd; Band From TV performs
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Dev Patel; comedian Greg Proops.
8:00pm Game Show in My Head CBS - A salesman from Seattle competes for the chance to win $50,000. Joe Rogan hosts.
9:00pm It's Me or the Dog Animal Planet - Newlyweds Shelby and Craig seek Victoria Stillwell's help with their spoiled Pomeranian, Peanut.
11:25pm Saturday Night Live NBC - Host Rosario Dawson; Fleet Foxes perform.
7:00pm Hole in the Wall FOX - Back from hiatus
9:00pm Big Love HBO - Season Premiere
9:00pm Desperate Housewives ABC - When the neighborhood handyman passes away, the residents of Wisteria Lane realize how much he affected their lives.
9:00pm The L Word Showtime - Season Premiere
10:00pm Flight of the Conchords HBO - Season Premiere
10:00pm The United States of Tara Showtime - Series Premiere
10:30pm Secret Diary of a Call Girl Showtime - Season Premiere