TV Junkie: The Prez on Leno; 'Behind the Music' Returns?
The big news for TV and for LA is that President Barack Obama will be a guest tonight on "The Tonight Show" - we know what we'll be watching at 11:35pm (sorry Colbert).
The Hollywood Reporter says thatVH1 is bringing back "Behind the Music" and have already signed on Lil Wayne and Scott Weiland to be part of the documentary series. We're conflicted as we've always enjoyed parodying the show since it stopped airing 3 years ago but now it'll be back with some current content so we don't think our party trick will go over as well anymore. That is, if people actually end up watching the new season.
News from Renewals Land: CBS will bring back "Two and a Half Men", and the "The Big Bang Theory"; National Geographic renews "Dog Whisperer"; and Eric McCormack will take the lead in an ABC pilot which has raised speculation that his TNT series, "Trust Me", will not be renewed. Dear LAist readers, any feedback on these renewals? What other shows deserve renewals/the axe?
The TV Junkie Plan: "The Chris Isaak Hour", "SoCal Connected", "The Office", "30 Rock", "The Daily Show", Leno, Fallon
6:30pm NCAA Basketball Championship CBS - First round
7:00pm The Chris Isaak Hour BIO - Michael Buble
8:00pm SoCal Connected PBS/KCET - Students at Village Academy High School in Pomona made a video - outlining tough times in the recession - and sent it to President Obama.
8:00pm Ugly Betty ABC - Last episode before hiatus
9:00pm The Office NBC - Michael wants to celebrate 15 years at Dunder-Mifflin, but the new vice president hinders plans.
9:00pm Grey's Anatomy ABC - Meredith tries to convince Derek to come back to work; Mark attempts a face transplant surgery
9:00pm Hell's Kitchen FOX - The teams try their hands at tapas-style dining using the day's leftovers; one chef's mistake nearly sabotages both teams' performances.
9:30pm 30 Rock NBC - Liz discovers that Drew's charm and good looks have brought him special treatment
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Bruce Springsteen
11:00pm Toughest Cowboy Spike - Season Finale
11:35pm The Tonight Show NBC - President Barack Obama
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Jaime Pressly; TV personality Steven Ward; Eric Church performs.