TV Junkie: Tonight's Picks = Slim Pickins
Hump day ain't over, at least for TV - Wednesday is probably one of the worst-programmed days of the week this summer. Throw me a frickin bone here.
Your choices for prime time are mostly reality/game shows: 'Power of 10' (CBS), 'So You Think You Can Dance' (Fox), 'Last Comic Standing' (NBC), 'Don't Forget the Lyrics' (Fox), etc.
Or just commit yourself to 2 retro hours of 'My Music: The 70's Experience' (KOCE-PBS, 8:00pm) - hosted by Barry Williams (Greg Brady from 'The Brady Bunch'). A glorious mix of soft cock, pop, soul, and disco with performances from KC & the Sunshine Band, A Taste of Honey, and others desperate to make a living. Put on the bell-bottoms and score an 8-ball for a good time.
The only real bit of original programming for the night is FX's 'Rescue Me' at 10:00pm, if some of you are into that sort of thing, and some of you are. It's not just that I don't like Denis Leary, and I really don't, it's that I just don't like what any of the supporting actors are doing or the writing or the way that it's shot. Hold that, I thought Tatum O' Neil (of all people) was a revelation, and Charles Durning showed all those chumps what real acting was in previous seasons. I do feel guilty for sniping at the show, however, since it is the only thing that Wednesday night has going for it right now.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Seth Rogan pushing his new flick, quite the media darling these days; animal handler Jules Sylvester.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - I gotta watch this because Michelle Pfeiffer is on and, well, it's just an ongoing fantasy, me bursting into a room shouting "Say hello to my little friend!" etc.