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TV Junkie: Thursday

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Yes, we have some new seasons and series awaiting us over the next couple months but it's remarkable that we've settled into a similar groove from the previous season. We know what's good and has held up over at least a season. It's a shame that 30 Rock continues to lag in the ratings despite being so consistently well-written and funny. We're nearing the end of the season for the remarkable program, Mad Men - I have no idea about how they will be able to successfully take this story on to another season so I'm trying to savor it now.

8:00pm Ugly Betty ABC - The new sandwich guy.

8:30pm 30 Rock NBC - A great start to the season last week, I'm sure Tina and gang can keep it up.

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9:00pm The Office NBC - Hourlong episode - Michael goes to HQ in NYC. TV Junkie 9:00pm Pick.

10:00pm It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia FX - Two new episodes, back to back, bring it on. TV Junkie 10:00pm Pick (Comedy).

10:00pm Mad Men AMC - Next to last episode of the season. I've loved it since the first episode. TV Junkie 10:00pm Pick (Drama) [It repeats on Sunday BTW]

11:30pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Anne Heche, Mariza, Sue Johanson

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel LIVE ABC - Jason Schwartzman, Jennifer Esposito, Jose Gonzalez.TV Junkie Late Night Pick.

12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Jon Bon Jovi, Eva Mendes, the Klaxons perform