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TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

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Great story on NPR this morning about the failure of BET to provide decent programming for the community it originally targeted (and secured funds from, hat in hand).


8:00pm America's Funniest Home Videos ABC - Season Finale. The three finalists compete for the grand prize.

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9:00pm Man vs. Wild: Indian Ocean DICSOVERY - Bear Grylls has to survive a week on a deserted island in the Indian Ocean

9:00pm Man Bites Dog IFC - (1992) Great great movie: A documentary film crew's cameras capture a brutal hit man who likes chamber music and poetry

10:00pm Friday Night Stand Up COMEDYCENTRAL - Jim Gaffigan (interviewed by LAist) hosts and premieres sketches never broadcast in the US. TV Junkie Pick O' The Night

10:00pm NUMB3RS CBS - Don and Charlie are at odds on a case!

11:30pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Teri Hatcher; and environmentalist/target of Rush Limbaugh: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.


9:00pm Robin Hood BBCA - Will faces a short-lived reconciliation with his father


8:00pm The 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards CBS - YEEeeeehaw! It's like a West Virginia convention!

9:00pm The Tudors SHOWTIME - Anne's resurgence of popularity at court is short-lived, Jane replaces Anne in Henry's affection - the beginning of the end for Anne

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10:00pm This American Life SHOWTIME - Another great episode!