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TV Junkie: We Appear on FitzDogRadio Podcast; More TV Podcast Info; SOTU May Change TV Schedule

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Last week we made several connections between comics/comedy writers who podcast and potential new TV shows in this post. One of the comedians we profiled, Greg Fitzsimmons, invited us to do his FitzDogRadio podcast the morning before we headed to cover the Golden Globes - that podcast is now live and we're listening to it as we're writing this post - please check it out.
Speaking of podcasts, our most recent edition of the Channel Zero podcast is up and now available (be sure to get today's episode). Listen to us bitch about setting up an interview with Joan Rivers (who has a new show premiering tonight at 9pm on WeTV), as well as a summary of what to look for on TV this week, humorous anecdotes from the TCAs, and other funny stuff.
Notice: Because of tonight's State of the Union Address programming schedules of your favorite program may have changed, for example, there is no new episode of "V" on ABC tonight. Please check the listings.
The Oscars won't be televised until Sunday, but we watched the livestream this AM -see our summary of the nominees with a touch of opinion, as well as our own Christine Ziemba's behind-the-scenes report on what it was like to be at the event live.

Our friend, the comedy and TV legend, Greg Proops, will be doing his free podcast, "The Smartest Man In The World," tomorrow night at 8pm at Bar Lubitsch, 7702 Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood.

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There will be a new episode of boxing-drama "Lights Out" on FX at 10pm along with new episodes of "SouthLAnd" on TNT, "Tosh.0" and "Onion SportsDome" on Comedy Central - decisions, decisions!
We thought that the "Onion SportsDome" (Comedy Central @ 10:30pm) piece above was a classic - who really watches the Pro Bowl anyway? Below, check out a promo for WeTV's "Stand-Up Mom" which premieres tonight after Joan Rivers' new show.
Rest In Peace Stanley Frazen: The TV and film editor died at age 91 over the weekend. He was the editor of many of the top shows of "TV's Heyday" of the 1970s including "Columbo" and "Charlie's Angels."
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "SoCal Connected SOTU," "Pioneers of Television," "Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern," "SouthLAnd," Conan (Steven Ho, Patton Oswalt, Wanda Jackson performs), Kimmel (Anthony Hopkins, Hailee Steinfeld)6:00pm SoCal Connected Special Report - The State of the Union Speech KCET - SoCal Connected anchor Val Zavala will host a panel to provide commentary and analysis of President Obama's second State of the Union address.

8:00pm Pioneers of Television PBS/KOCE - Westerns Fess Parker; actor James Garner; Linda Evans discusses strong female characters in "The Big Valley"; "The Wild Wild West," etc.

9:00pm Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern Travel - Pennsylvania Japanese chef cooks up organs; a family boils up an entire pig.

9:00pm Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? WeTV - Series Premiere. A reality show about Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa.

10:00pm SouthLAnd TNT - Joe gives Ben several tips about being a police officer; Sammy stays with Nate's family while he sorts out his marital problems; Lydia and Josie handle a drug-related murder case.

10:00pm White Collar USA - Forging Bonds

10:00pm Tosh.0 Comedy Central - More from Daniel Tosh

10:00pm A Stand Up Mother WeTV - Series Premiere. See promo vid below.

10:00pm Lights Out FX - Lights struggles to reach a young fighter who may be the Leary gym's best hope of a champion since Lights retired

10:00pm Chopped Food - Deckle of beef in the appetizer round; the two finalists find marble sized coconuts in the dessert basket.

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10:30pm Onion SportsDome Comedy Central - When a potential death in the ring makes boxing relevant again SportsDome is there, bringing you live coverage from the historic fight in Las Vegas. Prepare to enter a dimension of sports and more sports: this is SportsDome.

11:00pm Conan TBS - Stuntman Steven Ho, Patton Oswalt, Wanda Jackson performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Dana Carvey; actress Maggie Q; Lizz Wright performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Anthony Hopkins; actress Hailee Steinfeld; Keri Hilson performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt; actor Jon Lovitz.

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