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TV Junkie: Drew on Letterman; Robin Williams on Conan; New 'Lost'; 2 Get the Boot on 'Idol'

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A Word or 4 dozen :
Somehow I totally missed posting that the Shield was on last night and again it was good. I think one would be hard-pressed to find more raw and compelling performances on any other show available on the networks or basic cable. Being a former SF resident, I haven't been able to get enough of Conan's broadcast from the Orpheum theater on Market Street- too bad that's still bum-junkie central of the city, oh wait, that defines about 1/2 the city.

Tonight - Wednesday - May 2, 2007

Angels @ Royals (Fox Sports, 5:00 p.m.)

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D'backs @ Dodgers (PRIME, 7:00 p.m.)

Lakers @ Suns (KCAL, 7:30 p.m.)

The Wild One (TCM, 6:30 p.m.) Check out scene-stealer Lee Marvin in the classic Brando motorcycle gang flick.

Jericho/Criminal Minds/CSI: NY (CBS, 8-11:00 p.m.) Fight or surrender for Jericho?/The team discovers the UnSubs have a new sport/I can't believe Gary Sinise is in this tripe

Thank God You're Here (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) Series premiere - Fran Drescher, Tom Arnold, Fred Willard, hmmm - dunno about this cast

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America's Next Top Model/One Tree Hill (the CW, 8-10:00 p.m.) 5 Left!/Peyton skips the prom :-|

Bones (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) Body found in a crater- Spaceman Spiff?

According to Jim/Notes From the Underbelly (ABC, 8-9:00 p.m.) "Comedy"

Crossing Jordan/Medium (NBC, 9-11:00 p.m.) NBC should consider merging these shows just to make them interesting.

American Idol (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) Bon Jovi performs - 2 singers get the boot, one of them unfortunately not Jon Bon Jovi

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American Masters (PBS, 9:00 p.m.) Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built. Incredible profile of the label and its creator.

Lost (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) Locke tries to team up with Sawyer. More about the new arrival on the island.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central, 11:00 p.m.) Pierre Rehov, filmmaker

Charlie Rose (PBS, 11:30 p.m.) Jann Wenner, alleged sell-out publisher of Rolling Stone

The Colber(t) Repor(t) (Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.) Senator Mike Gravel; author Gina Kolata

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Late Show With David Letterman (CBS, 11:35p.m.) Drew Barrymore and her breasteses; impressionist Mike McRae; Ben Kewller performs

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC, 11:35p.m.) Product of polygamy Mitt Romney; D.L. Hugley; Emo alert: Fall Out Boy performs

Jimmy Kimmel LIVE (ABC, 12:05 a.m.) Andy Dick; hot race car hottie Danica Patrick; Black Rebel Motorcycle Club performs

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (CBS, 12:35 a.m.) Eric Bana; SNL-alum Julia Sweeney; Fountains of Wayne perform

Late Night With Conan O'Brien (NBC, 12:35 a.m.) From the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco: Robin Williams; disc-golf champ David Feldberg

Drew Barrymore pic via AP