TV Junkie: Season Finale of 'Justified' + A Shot of Moonshine
To commemorate tonight's season finale of FX's "Justified" we thought we'd link you to our coverage of the series so far this season. Watch our interview (above) with Joelle Carter who plays Ava Crowder; also check out our interview with Walton Goggins aka Boyd Crowder; and our brief chat with series star and executive producer Timothy Olyphant aka Raylan Givens. For more Timothy Olyphant, listen to his interview with Elvis Mitchell on KCRW's "The Treatment" which just went live today.
At the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, we spoke with veteran actor Stephen Root (below) who had a several episode arc on "Justified" (and we hope to see him on the show next season!) - he spoke glowingly of Margo Martindale's incredible performances on the show. We'd also like to applaud Jeremy Davies (formerly of "Lost") who has been a revelation as Dickie Bennett but we have every expectation that he won't survive tonight's finale. "Justified" is a great show that made the necessary adjustments halfway through last season to reach today's greatness, congrats to FX for remaining loyal to what was a good idea. We'll be settling in for tonight's viewing with a chilled mason jar and a bottle of Woodford Reserve Kentucky bourbon. Cheers!
"Entourage" Fans: If you want to get special access to what will be the final season of the show, you can bid on a day on the set where you get to have lunch with the cast and watch an episode get filmed. All proceeds of the auction go to charity via CharityBuzz.com - bidding runs until May 10th.
"Bones" Fans: Get thee to the Paley Center in Beverly Hills next Monday, May 9, at 7pm. The cast and creators will host a screening of an episode and answer your questions. Speaking from personal experience, these are very fun events.
The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: "Attack of the Show," "Web Soup," "Modern Family," "Breaking In," "Justified," "Chelsea Lately" (Actress Melissa McCarthy; comic Joe Matarese; comic Chris Franjola; TV personality Ross Mathews), "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (Actor Alec Baldwin; actress Maggie Q; comic Louis Katz)
7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - Around the net; game break; gadgets.
8:00pm Web Soup G4 - Chris Hardwick, aka @nerdist and friends take apart the web and pop culture
9:00pm Modern Family ABC - Gloria and Claire plan a Mother's Day hike with the kids; things becomes awkward when Phil catches Jay in a moment of weakness.
9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - Torpedo Tastic Adam and Jamie find the truth behind whether or not the world's first torpedo hit a boat 800 feet away.
9:30pm Breaking In Fox - Suspicion falls on Cash when the only copy of "The Goonies" sequel goes missing on the team's watch.
9:55pm Happy Endings ABC - Brad plays matchmaker to a co-worker; Penny regrets inviting Jane to her martial-arts class; Dave helps Alex with odd jobs, leading his friends to think he's not over their relationship.
10:00pm Justified FX - Raylan is forced into a war between Boyd and the Bennetts while searching for a missing person.
10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - The "Special Ed Department's First Annual Comedy Awards".
10:00pm Top Chef Masters Bravo - The "cheftestants" have to operate a fast food drive thru
10:30pm Happy Endings ABC - Dave shocks everyone by quitting his job and plans to open a restaurant; Jane and Max face off in silly challenges; Penny is exhausted by trying to keep up with her new boyfriend's friends.
10:30pm Workaholics Comedy Central - Things go badly when the guys hit a DUI checkpoint after drinking with the boss's brother.
11:00pm Conan TBS - Actress Eva Mendes; wine expert Dan Dunn; the Belle Brigade performs.
11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actress Melissa McCarthy; comic Joe Matarese; comic Chris Franjola; TV personality Ross Mathews.
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Reality-TV star Rick Harrison; actress Betty White presents the Top Ten.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actress Kate Hudson; actor Chris Hemsworth; Sergio Mendes and Siedah Garrett perform.
12:00am Lopez Tonight TBS - TV show host Mike Rowe; actor Paul Walker; Julius Sharpe performs.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Director Kenneth Branagh; actress Ellie Kemper; 2011 National School Scrabble champions.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Filmmaker John Waters; actress Pauley Perrette.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Alec Baldwin; actress Maggie Q; comic Louis Katz.