TV Junkie: Rough Sailing for Martha at Hallmark; No 'Voice' Here or Wedding Either
We got a sneak peak (above) of the upcoming season of "Tosh.0" where Daniel Tosh takes a shot from champion boxer Manny Pacquiao. "Tosh.0" returns on May 17.
It was almost a year and a half ago that we predicted that Martha Stewart's move to Hallmark was going to be a tough one and it looks like a couple quarters of financials is unfortunately proving this to be true. While there is no such thing as an instant gold mine, we wonder how many more quarters of losses will start to limit her production options. We ask you, when was the last time you turned on the Hallmark Channel?
Live Performance FYI: Jen Kirkman of "Chelsea Lately" whom we interviewed last month, will he be hosting "The Jen Kirkman Talk Show" this Thursday night at 9:30pm at the UCB Theatre with guests Joe Wagner, Mary Lynn Rajskub (of "24" and so much more), and musical guest Brendan Hines.
A couple things we're not writing about: "The Voice" - I explained this a bit in this rant here but if I started writing about "The Voice," what next? A debate about which is 'better': "American Idol," "America's Got Talent," "The Voice," "X Factor," etc.? / The Royal Wedding - You wouldn't believe the pitches that I get everyday to mention coverage of the British royal wedding. You won't see that event listed here and you won't see Danish royal wedding coverage mentioned either. Somehow less than 6% of the American public is interested in the wedding, and this poll was taken before "The Voice" premiere aired.
Just another reminder that we have a Channel Zero on iTunes">new edition of the Channel Zero podcast up with our interview with comedienne Judy Tenuta, and a recap of our first visit to the Tribeca Film Festival.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "Attack of the Show," "Web Soup," "MythBusters," "Justified," "Chelsea Lately" (Comic Matt Braunger; comic Jen Kirkman; comic TJ Miller), "Late Show With David Letterman" (Kate Hudson; sportscaster Rich Eisen; Emmylou Harris performs), "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (Seth Meyers; radio host Elvis Duran; Dispatch performs; Robert Glasper performs with The Roots)
7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Game break; gadgets; "Fast 5"
8:00pm Web Soup G4 - @nerdist brings web clippage and pop-culture to you
9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - Bubble Trouble Adam and Jamie find out if it is impossible to stay afloat in carbonated water.
9:30pm Breaking In Fox - On the day the team is hired to test a museum's security system, an overjoyed Melanie is reunited with her ex-con father.
9:55pm Happy Endings ABC - When Brad's dad receives good news
10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Season Premiere.
10:00pm Justified FX - Raylan hunts down a murderer close to home.
10:00pm Top Chef Masters Bravo - The chefs need to create breakfast, lunch and dinner for the cast of "The Biggest Loser" without exceeding 1,200 calories total.
10:30pm Workaholics Comedy Central - Rumors of a promotion spread at work.
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Sen. Bernie Sanders guests
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Comic Matt Braunger; comic Jen Kirkman; comic TJ Miller.
11:30pm The Colbert Report Comedy Central - Ice-T guests
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Kate Hudson; sportscaster Rich Eisen; Emmylou Harris performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Rene Russo; actor Kevin Hart; Buddy Guy performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - TV personality Larry King; actress Jaimie Alexander; Augustana performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Matthew McConaughey; actress Amy Smart.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Seth Meyers; radio host Elvis Duran; Dispatch performs; Robert Glasper performs with The Roots