October 20, 2010

TV TimeZ with one Fair Lawn TwiZt

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WHAT SHOULD I WATCH TONIGHT?

ABC:  The Middle, Better With You, Modern Family, Cougar Town, The Whole Truth
CBS:  Survivor Nicaragua, Criminal Minds, The Defenders
CW:   America's Next Top Model, Hellcats
FOXMLB PLAYOFF: Philadelphia at San Francisco (Game #4) 730p-10p
NBC
:  Undercovers, L&O: SVU; L&O: LA

TBS' new late-night talk show Conan has added a new band led by Jimmy Vivino (father of Fair Lawn natives Donna, Mike, and Danny Vivino!) who is a familiar face to late-night audiences as he was previously the associate music director/arranger/guitarist and vocalist for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. The band, dubbed The Basic Cable Band will consist of Scott Healy on keyboards; Mike Merritt on bass; Mark Pender on trumpet; Richie "LaBamba" Rosenberg playing trombone; Jerry Vivino playing saxophone and woodwinds as well as vocals; and James Wormworth on drums. Conan premieres November 8 at 11p on TBS.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced submissions for The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards can be entered on November 5, 2010. Entry forms can be submitted online to: www.goldenglobes.org/entryforms . Nominations will be revealed live at 8a (EST) on December 14 and NBC will carry the live broadcast of the awards show on January 16 beginning at 5p with host Ricky Gervais

Bravo reveals more new series in development:

  • L.A. Therapists (working title) - Project highlights top private therapy practices in Los Angeles following the lives of several professionals as they counsel a variety of patients. Intuitive Entertainment produces.
  • Miss Advised (working title) - Documentary project about three single female relationship experts comprised of a radio personality, a columnist and a blogger as the show follows them at work and off to see if they practice what they preach. Produced by RelativityReal and Blondie Girl Productions.
  • The Proposal Planner (working title) - Series follows Sarah Pease as she helps rich men plan extravagant, one-of-a-kind wedding proposals. Produced by Boy Wonder Productions.
  • The Headhuntress (working title) - Docu-series project focused on Wendy Doulton, considered L.A.'s top corporate recruiter. From Merv Griffin Entertainment.
  • What If (working title) - Series explores the "what if?" question involving a single woman in her 30s as she reconnects with men from her past to find out what if this is the guy she should marry? Reveille is producing.