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TV Junkie: Our vid of Sir Patrick Stewart at the Peabodys; TV Podcasts & More

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Weekend Edition

One of the highlights of this week's Peabody Awards was getting to speak to Sir Patrick Stewart (above) who was there to represent PBS' "Great Performances: Macbeth" award-winning program. I had first seen Sir Stewart in 1987 when I was an undergrad at UCSB and he was performing a one-man version of "A Christmas Carol" on campus. Evidently his performance at UCSB somehow linked to his getting on "Star Trek: Next Generation."

I hope you have a chance to watch our other videos from the Peabody's: "Men of a Certain Age" & "Justified," and Julianna Margulies and Christine Baranski from "The Good Wife."

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Also, don't forget to check out our exclusive interview with Louis C.K. on the streets of New York City (see podcast below for audio).
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Over this long weekend with very little new TV we're going to suggest you download the following tangentially-TV-related podcasts to keep your busy minds entertained:
Here is our new episode of the Channel Zero podcast which includes the audio from our interview with Louis C.K.:


Please subscribe on iTunesMore Podcasts: Our friend, the comedian and TV star, Greg Proops is on our friend, the comedian, multi-Emmy winner, and now showrunner Greg Fitzsimmons' FitzDogRadio podcast; Marc Maron has Garry Shandling as a guest on the @WTFpod; KCRW's "The Business" features Jimmy Kimmel and highlights of the NBC upfronts; Jon Daly of "The Life and Times of Tim" is on the most recent episode of Long Shot Podcast; and last but certainly not least, Mike Royce and Ray Romano of TNT's "Men of a Certain Age" on "The Sound of Young America" (watch for our interview with Mike Royce next week).
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Congrats to Jesse Thorn, the mastermind of the podcast empire, Maximum Fun, who has been named one of the Top 100 Most Creative People In Business by Fast Company magazine.
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This weekend all we're looking forward to is Sunday's lineup of "Game of Thrones," "The Killing," and "Treme" - see the "Game of Thrones" sneak preview clip at the bottom of this post.
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The TV Junkie Must-Watch Plan: Tonight - "Friday Night Lights," "The Whitest Kids U'Know," "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" (Game-show host Drew Carey; actress Rutina Wesley; The Electric Barbarellas perform). Saturday - "CHAOS," "CHAOS," "Revolver Golden Gods Awards". Sunday - "Game of Thrones," "The Killing," "Treme"

Tonight

8:00pm Friday Night Lights NBC - A website makes an embarrassing revelation about the Lions players; Vince gets caught between Coach and Ornette

8:30pm Behind the Britcom: From Script to Screen PBS/KOCE - Writers, producers and actors of British comedies.

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10:30pm The Whitest Kids U'Know IFC - Going home alone; liquor store robbery; pledge of allegiance; escape artist.

10:30pm Fashion Police E! - Joan Rivers & Co. take on the 2011 Cannes Film Festival

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Celebrity Paris Hilton; professional football player Dhani Jones; INXS and Pat Monahan perform.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Game-show host Drew Carey; actress Rutina Wesley; The Electric Barbarellas perform.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - TV-show host "Stone Cold" Steve Austin; chef Marcela Valladolid; Dennis Coffey performs

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Saturday

6:00pm My Favorite Place HGTV - Series Premiere.

8:00pm CHAOS CBS - Two Percent The agents go to China to extricate a compromised spy, but when they learn she's on the trail of a terrorist they decide to stay and help her

8:00pm Special Olympics Southern California: Above and Beyond KTLA - In depth look at the lives of Special Olympics athletes.

9:00pm CHAOS CBS - Mole

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9:30pm From Spain With Love Cooking - Series Premiere.

10:00pm Revolver Golden Gods Awards VH1 - Host Chris Jericho kicks off the metal awards show

Sunday

9:00pm Game of Thrones HBO - Tywin and Jaime prepare for battle; Ned confronts Cersei; Jon takes his Night's Watch vows; Drogo vows to lead the Dothraki.

9:00pm National Memorial Day Concert PBS/KOCE - Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna co-host the concert honoring men and women of U.S. military services. With B.B. King, Daniel Rodriguez, Kris Allen, Dianne Wiest, Hayley Westenra and Gen. Colin L. Powell.

10:00pm The Killing AMC - The police regroup; Richmond goes up in the polls; Mitch is left to keep the family afloat while Stan faces his consequence

10:00pm Iron Chef America Food - Symon vs. Mooking Chef Roger Mooking goes against Iron Chef Symon in the Kitchen Stadium.

10:00pm Treme HBO - Hidalgo does a favor for a councilman; Antoine appoints a straw boss; Janette discovers that Jacques is in trouble; Sofia has a realization; John Hiatt and Henry Butler perform.