TV Junkie: Gervais Won't Do Golden Globes Again
More Golden Globes: Next year's Golden Globes is already proving to be a very different show as Ricky Gervais, the host for the last 2 years, has statedhe will not return as host by his "own decision." For all the "controversy" around Gervais' (spot-on) pokes at the Hollywood elite, he didn't say anything those people didn't already know. As we enter awards season full swing, it's more than a little bit of a joke for Hollywood A-listers to get thin-skinned as they get on their pedestals for more than 2 months straight. If Robert Downey's complaint about Gervais' hosting being "mean-spirited" is true, he needs to buck up and buy a pair with the millions of dollars he rakes in. The Golden Globes is supposed to be the most irreverent of the awards shows, if you don't like it, don't go and don't watch.
The two "big" news items of the day: Regis Philbin to retire from "Live With Regis & Kelly!" after 28 years (following in Larry King's footsteps) and Comcast won approval from the FCC to take over NBC (huge mistake - we don't need more media consolidation).
Tuesday's 10pm slot is getting competitive again: Since we're committed to "SouthLAnd" you know what we'll be watching but we will also watch DVR'd or repeated broadcasts of: "White Collar" which premieres tonight, look for our interview with series star Matt Bomer; and Comedy Central's "Tosh.0" and "Onion SportsDome." Also on are FX's "Lights Out," which is better than most of what broadcast TV has to offer, perhaps with the exception of "Parenthood" and "Detroit 1-8-7." At 9pm look for the return of "Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern" on the Travel channel.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "No Ordinary Family," "V," "SouthLAnd," Conan (Jennifer Garner, Gabriel Iglesias), Ferguson (Larry King)
8:00pm Life Unexpected CW - Series Finale
8:00pm No Ordinary Family ABC - Jim's secret is put at risk when the police station is taken hostage; Stephanie and Kelly become suspicious of a human research project
9:00pm NCIS: Los Angeles CBS - The team looks for the person responsible when classified pentagon documents are uploaded to a blog site.
9:00pm V ABC - Erica fights to keep Anna from finding out she's Fifth Column; Anna orders Ryan to find Malik; Lisa notices her body is changing.
9:00pm Dirty Jobs Discovery - Hair Fairy
9:00pm Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern Travel - Syria Andrew retraces some of the old routes between Asia and Europe, searching for food and experiences echoing back to biblical times
10:00pm Southland TNT - Ben seeks revenge when his mother's rapist is released from prison; Lydia and Josie clash over a chainsaw; Sammy deals with his wife's betrayal.
10:00pm Lights Out FX - Lights is threatened with criminal charges and is forced to make a special delivery that could have unexpected consequences.
10:00pm Tosh.0 Comedy Central - More web clips with the mesmerizing Daniel Tosh
10:00pm Glory Daze TBS - Season Finale
10:00pm Parenthood NBC - Kristina and Adam catch Haddie sneaking around with Alex; Drew informs Sarah she needs to sell $500 worth of gift-wrap
10:00pm Detroit 1-8-7 ABC - When a respected philanthropist is found dead in his car, Detective Fitch is the main suspect
10:00pm The Good Wife CBS - The firm hires a jury consultant who claims to predict the outcome of a case by reading people's expression
10:00pm White Collar USA - Mid-Season Premiere
10:00pm Chopped Food - Chefs prepare appetizers with marrow bones; labor intensive ingredient in the entree round
10:30pm Onion SportsDome Comedy Central - Tom Brady suffers a horrific injury at the hands of Coach Belichick,and the Wish Zone team makes a little girl's wish come true. No need to look elsewhere for sports, the Dome is your Home.
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Neil deGrassi
11:00pm Conan TBS - Actress Jennifer Garner; comic Gabriel Iglesias; Gabriel Iglesias performs.
11:30pm The Colbert Report Comedy Central - Cornel West
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Betty White; reality TV stars Kim and Kourtney Kardashian; The Script performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Ashton Kutcher; actress Aubrey Plaza; Neon Trees perform.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Reality TV personality Randy Jackson; actress Jennifer Lawrence; comic Andrew Norelli.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - TV host Larry King
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Musician Steven Tyler; Two Door Cinema Club performs.