TV Junkie: Weekend Edition - HBO Buys Obama Documentary
Looks like HBO will buy a documentary on president-elect Barack Obama and will air it in 2009. The documentary was produced by actor Edward Norton's production company, Class 5 Films, and was bought "in the seven-figure range". A nice bet by Norton paid off evidently.
A whole bunch of premieres air tonight and late night TV looks pretty good too.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - "Whale Wars" (pictured right), "The Soup", Leno, Conan; Saturday - "Sweeney Todd", "The Graham Norton Show"; Sunday - "Nevada Smith", "True Blood", "Entourage"
8:00pm Deal or No Deal NBC - A man from Folsom, Calif., plays the game with an additional case on the board worth $2 million.
9:00pm Law & Order: Criminal Intent USA - Season Premiere