TV Junkie: Weekend Edition
If McCain shows up for tonight's debate, make sure you have some friends over, plenty of beer, and make a drinking game out of the evening via these guidelines from Howcast. Chances are you will be plowed by 8pm.
Some great shows this weekend, new Chris Rock special on HBO, and Sunday has at least 15 premieres (not kidding) - Dexter is back!!
Here's the TV Junkie plan: Tonight - Obama/McCain Debate, "Real Time with Bill Maher", Letterman, Conan; Saturday - Chris Rock, SNL; Sunday - "Dexter", "Mad Men", "Life and Times of Tim"
6:00pm The First Presidential Debate ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX - Candidates Barack Obama and John McCain debate the issues, Jim Lehrer moderates.
8:00pm America's Toughest Jobs NBC - The final eight travel to Texas to learn to become professional bullfighters.
8:00pm Real Time With Bill Maher HBO - Actor Tim Daly; presidential candidate Ralph Nader; commentator Lisa Schiffren; comic Chris Rock; journalist Ron Suskind
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Athlete Lance Armstrong; actress Kristen Wiig; TV on the Radio performs!!
12:35am Late Night With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actress Brooke Shields; author Robert Reich; Amos Lee performs.
7:00pm Making It Home: Greensburg TLC - Season Finale.
9:00pm Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger HBO - Comedian Chris Rock performs in South Africa, New York and London.
9:00pm Primeval BBC America - Jenny Lewis, who Cutter notices is a perfect replica of the recently vanished Claudia Brown, joins the fight against a horde of giant carnivorous worms.
10:00pm 48 Hours Mystery CBS - Season Premiere.
10:00pm Trading Spaces TLC - Two competitive sisters vie for their mother's attention as they renovate two rooms.
11:25pm Saturday Night Live NBC - Anna Faris hosts; Duffy performs.
7:00pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC - Season Premiere: Two Hours.
7:00pm 60 Minutes CBS - Season Premiere
8:00pm The Simpsons FOX - Season Premiere
8:00pm The Amazing Race CBS - Season Premiere. Emmy-winning? Cracker, please.
8:30pm King of the Hill FOX - Season Premiere
9:00pm Desperate Housewives ABC - Season Premiere
9:00pm Cold Case CBS - Season Premiere
9:00pm Dexter Showtime - Season Premiere.
9:00pm Family Guy FOX - Season Premiere
9:00pm True Blood HBO - Jason is taken into police custody again; Sookie is urged by Gran to use her telepathic abilities to exonerate her brother
9:30pm American Dad FOX - Season Premiere
10:00pm The Unit CBS - Season Premiere
10:00pm Mad Men AMC - Freddy Rumsen gives a disappointing pitch; Pete exploits an opportunity; Don proves his loyalty; Betty finds a welcome distraction.
10:00pm Californication Showtime - Season Premiere
10:00pm Brothers & Sisters ABC - Season Premiere.
10:30pm Little Britain HBO - Series Premiere
11:00pm Life and Times of Tim HBO - Series Premiere
Pic of Chris Rock via HBO