Holy Lord this is funny. Sarah Silverman’s musical birthday present to boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel, from Wednesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Spotted in another nail-on-the-head TV Worth Watching posting by my buddy David Bianculli, this one celebrating the renewed vigor in late night. Here is all the proof you need that late night is strike-a-licious:
My ol’ Survivor pal Murtz Jaffer (who should be on this edition, but that’s another story) told me a week ago that Jonny Fairplay up and quits on the premiere episode of Survivor Micronesia. That’s exactly what happened tonight, with the game’s biggest villain (real name: Jon Dalton) taking himself out of the game after… Read on
Wednesdays CBC numbers: Little Mosque 776,000, new ABC Family pickup Sophie 545,000, fifth estate 671,000. CTV, of course, remains dominant: American Idol drew 2,682,000, The Moment of Truth, 1,478,000, CSI: New York 1,762,000. CSI: NY, in fact, does better in Canada than in the U.S., where it is down 30% year to year in the… Read on
Will Arnett has been yanked off that new Knight Rider remake, replaced as the voice of KITT by Val Kilmer. That’s right, G.O.B. is out of a job. The reason? Toronto-native Arnett does voice over work for General Motors. The new KITT is a Shelby Mustang, built Ford tough. Woops. I could see this coming… Read on
Super Tuesday, presidential primary elections, change in America…screw that! We’ve got Tyra Banks ripping her jeans off on television! Woooo-eeeeee!You’d almost think it was sweeps! Hey, it IS sweeps!
House welcomed MVP to Tuesdays with a stiff bodycheck to the boards. In its new days and date premiere, the sexy prime time soap about the “secret lives of hockey wives” netted only 249,000 viewers. That almost exactly what it was getting on Fridays before CBC flipped it with lower rated rookie jPod. The problem… Read on
Who was the big winner last night? Obama? Hillary? John McCain? No, silly, it was The Border, which won this week’s TV Feeds My Family Poll, topping the list of Canadian-produced shows most likely headed to a U.S. network. The Border won with 25% of the vote, followed–surprisingly–by just banished to Fridays jPod, with 19%… Read on
How have Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert been killing time on their late night shows without their armies of writers? By morphing into the Three Stooges. Take a look at the silliest–and funniest–showbiz feud since Jack Benny met Fred Allen: Too bad Chuck Norris couldn’t have joined in the fun, although, this strike… Read on