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TV Junkie: Drew on Letterman; Robin Williams on Conan; New 'Lost'; 2 Get the Boot on 'Idol'
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.)
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
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
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
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
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Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
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