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TV Junkie: Buscemi on Rollins; Apolo on Conan
A Word or 20:
No network or cable channel has made a compelling reason to stay inside this Memorial Day Weekend and watch TV.
Tonight - Friday - May 25, 2007
Cubs @ Dodgers (Prime, 7:30 p.m.)
The Henry Rollins Show (IFC, 8:00 p.m.) Steve Buscemi pushes new films Interview and Delirious, and discusses his years as a firefighter and working at Ground Zero. In a 'Letter' to Michael Chertoff Rollins reflects on the questionable effectiveness of current TSA regulations. Billy Bragg performs
Bill Moyers Journal (PBS, 8:00 p.m.) Author Maxine Hong Kingston helps war vets tell their stories
20/20 (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) Premium vodka!! Mindless eating; Coast Guard rescue
Charlie Rose (PBS, 11:30 p.m.) Al Gore continues his rounds
Late Show With David Letterman (CBS, 11:35p.m.) Kevin Spacey; Gilmore Girl Alexis Bledel
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC, 11:35p.m.) Jay "celebrates" his 15 years as host; the un-funny Dennis Miller; Dwight Yoakam performs. 15 years? It feels like 115.
Jimmy Kimmel LIVE (ABC, 12:05 a.m.) David Spade; John Ratzenberger; the Kaiser Chiefs perform
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (CBS, 12:35 a.m.) Bob Saget; magician Jade; comic Guy Torry
Late Night With Conan O'Brien (NBC, 12:35 a.m.) the unfunny Dane Cook; Apolo Ohno(!); Mando Diao performs
Steve Buscemi @ the Henry Rollins Show via IFC
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.