TV Junkie: Baldwin's Misstatements on '30 Rock'; 'Bob's Burgers' Hopefully Renewed
Even Rolling Stone is recognizing some of the comedy podcasts that we religiously listen to, listing Marc Maron's "WTFpod," Chris Hardwick's "The Nerdist," MaximumFun's "Jordan, Jesse, Go!," and Greg Proops' "The Smartest Man In The World." What's missing from the list are:
"The Longshot" (with Eddie Pepitone, Sean Conroy, Jamie Flam, and Amber Kenny), multi-Emmy winner Greg Fitzsimmons' "FitzDogRadio," and, of course, Bill Burr's "Monday Morning Podcast." Thanks for partially getting it right Rolling Stone.
Speaking of comics, we were thrilled to hear news, via Entertainment Weekly, of Fox renewing "Bob's Burgers" which includes in its cast, a couple more of our favorite comics, Eugene Mirmen and Kristen Schaal.
We had thought that only Alec Baldwin would be leaving "30 Rock" next year but Baldwin stated that's when the entire show will close. Baldwin revealed this at a fundraiser in New York on Tuesday night and in an interview with New York magazine on Wednesday but then recanted his statements in a Huffington Post blog on Thursday. Production sources told The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday that there had been no discussions about the show going off the air. WTF dude?!
Glenn Beck's TV show is going off of FoxNews later this year - what other ridiculously demagogic shows need to come off the air?
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: " Attack of the Show," "Perfect Couples," "SoCal Connected," "Archer," "Chelsea Lately," "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (Actress Helen Mirren; actor Damon Wayans Jr.; Paul Simon performs)
7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Epic failure; fresh ink
8:00pm The Vampire Diaries The CW - Jenna is devastated by Isobel's unexpected arrival; Damon and Jeremy try to help Bonnie find a spell that will harness her ancestors' power.
8:00pm The Big Bang Theory CBS - Amy and Sheldon spread gossip as part of an experiment; Howard decides to take a big step in his relationship with Bernadette.
8:00pm Gigolos Showtime - Series Premiere. Seriously, bad idea
8:30pm Perfect Couples NBC - Leigh steps up as wedding planner while Vance and Amy deal with their doubts; Dave and Julia bicker about their toasts; Rex tries to be involved in the wedding.
8:30pm Rules of Engagement CBS - Jeff and Audrey discover their surrogate is pregnant; Timmy plans Adam and Jennifer's wedding.
9:00pm SoCal Connected KCET - How Proposition 13 benefits big business. An investigation of a controversial prison program.
9:00pm Nikita The CW - Michael confronts Nikita and threatens to reveal a secret if she doesn't find the person who killed his family.
10:00pm Archer FX - A mysterious stranger summons Malory and her intrepid ISIS agents to Monaco
10:00pm Top 20 Most Shocking TruTV - Season Premiere. Get ready for an injection of idiocy as the season 4 kickoff of TruTV’s preeminent countdown show makes Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels--the original "Dumb and Dumber" duo--look like Albert Einstein
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Chris Franjola; Ross Mathews; Jeff Wild; Elizabeth Berkley guests
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Jamie Oliver guests
11:00pm Conan TBS - Actor Jack McBride; comic Colin Quinn; Hanson performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Emma Roberts; actor Gary Busey; Jeff Beck and Imelda May perform.
12:00am Lopez Tonight TBS - Actor Danny McBride; actress Camilla Luddington; Avril Lavigne performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Vin Diesel; actress Neve Campbell; Ellie Goulding performs.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Helen Mirren; actor Damon Wayans Jr.; Paul Simon performs.
12:45am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Helen Hunt; actor Billy Gardell.