TV Junkie: "Idol"; Charlie Rose gets O'Tooled; "Naked Trucker" Premieres
A Word or 33:
Is anyone watching "Idol"? I can't believe it's back, I just haven't accepted it. Maybe when Diana Ross comes on as a consultant, perhaps after she sues "Dreamgirls," then I might consider it.
Today - Wednesday - January 17th, 2007
Lakers @ Spurs (KCAL, 6:00 p.m.)
"Foreign Correspondent" (TCM, 7:00 p.m.) A '40s classic from Hitchcock.
"American Idol" (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) Season premiere part deux.
"Armed & Famous" (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) LaToya helps a pregnant woman who delivers in her car, that poor baby to have LaToya be one of the first sights in its new world.
"22nd Century" (PBS, 9:00 p.m.) A new theory suggests that all brains will be wired together like the web. Dude.
"Beauty and the Geek" (the CW, 8:00 p.m.) Geek makeover.
"According to Jim" (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) A full hour, if you can take it.
"The Third Man" (TCM, 9:15 p.m.) With Orson Welles, excellent chase scene through the sewers of Austria - one of the best movies ever.
"The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show" (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.) Series premiere.
"Maui Fever" (MTV, 10:30 p.m.) Series premiere. They have antibiotics for that you know.
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" (Comedy Central, 11:00 p.m.) Living legend Jerry Rice
"Charlie Rose (PBS, 11:30 p.m.) Living legend Peter O'Toole
"The Colber(t) Repor(t)" (Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.) Living legend Sir Richard Clarke
"Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 11:30 p.m.) The irrepressable Tina Fey, Terri and Bindi Irwin
"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC, 11:35 p.m.) "Harpie" Meredith Vieira, Ryan Reynolds (one of the guys from "Two Guys, A Girl..."), Robin Thicke performs
"Late Night With Conan O'Brien" (NBC, 12:35 a.m.) Robin Wright Penn, young actor guy Colin Hanks, the Holmes Brothers perform
"The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" (CBS, 12:35 a.m.) Juliette Lewis(!), Common, Aaron Lewis (the guy from Staind) performs
"Jimmy Kimmel LIVE" (ABC, 12:05 a.m.) "Scrubs" guy Zach Braff, "Scrubs" guy Donald Faison, "Flying Tomato" Shaun White, Naked Trucker & T-Bones from Comedy Central
the remaining Irwins via AP