TV Junkie: Warren Leight to Take Over 'SVU'
A pregnant Tina Fey will host "Saturday Night Live" for the third time on May 7.
Sad times for showrunner Warren Leight have been short - his beloved "Lights Out" ran its last episode a week ago but he's already been tapped to run "Law & Order: SVU" in order to revitalize a show that has been run by Neal Baer for over a decade. We haven't been a regular viewer of "SVU" for years - perhaps Leight's arrival will change that.
Please review our recent interviews: Jen Kirkman who co-hosted yesterday's webcast of "The Comedy Awards," comedian Josh Wolf of "Chelsea Lately"/"After Lately"/"College Experiment," and our Channel Zero podcast with Josh Wolf.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "Attack of the Show," "Chuck," "The Chicago Code," "Nurse Jackie," "United States of Tara," "Chelsea Lately," "Late Show With David Letterman" (Actor Alec Baldwin; Wiz Khalifa performs), "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" (Actress Isabella Rossellini, actress Casey Wilson)
7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Matt Lauria; epic failure.
8:00pm Chuck NBC - Chuck tries to prove Vivian Volkoff's innocence after the CIA orders her assassination; Ellie thinks her search into her father's past is being interfered with
9:00pm The Chicago Code Fox - The police department battles escalating violence during record-breaking summer heat; Teresa finds herself back in the field; a boy witnesses his father being killed.
9:00pm Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Travel - Brazil
9:00pm Being Human Syfy - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Me Killing You Celine reappears; Sally and Josh try to help Aidan.
9:00pm Law & Order: LA NBC - The detectives investigate a shooting at a birthday party; Winters receives a surprise visit; a man's wife and son are killed during a home invasion.
9:55pm Hawaii Five-0 CBS - While on a hike, Danny and McGarrett find a murder victim; Chin Ho and Kono go home to visit their ailing aunt.
10:00pm Nurse Jackie Showtime - Kevin's sister visits; Lenny prepares a romantic picnic for Zoey; Akalitus fights Catholic bureaucrats.
10:00pm Stargate Universe Syfy - A team is dispatched to rescue Lt. Johansen and Cpl. Reynolds.
10:10pm James May's Road Trip BBC America - Oz brings James to the Rhone Valley to learn about different grape varieties.
10:00pm Castle ABC - Castle and Beckett investigate the death of a champion swimmer; authors Michael Connelly and Dennis Lehane give Castle advice.
10:00pm The Hard Times of RJ Berger MTV - When Jenny suffers a breakout, RJ questions the depth of their relationship. At the same time, Lily receives her settlement from the bus accident and experiences her first taste of popularity.
10:30pm United States of Tara Showtime - Tara transitions, causing problems for Charmaine; Max must get the approval of his eccentric mother; Kate meets a flight attend
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Joshua Jackson guests
11:00pm Conan TBS - Chris O'Donnell; PJ Harvey performs.
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Foo Fighters
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Alec Baldwin; Wiz Khalifa performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Jamie Foxx; actor Jesse Heiman; k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang perform.
12:00am Lopez Tonight TBS - Actor Russell Brand; actress Leslie Mann; Mana performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor David Arquette; actor Mike Birbiglia; Asking Alexandria performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Isabella Rossellini; actress Casey Wilson.