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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Wednesday, July 8, 2009

July 8, 2009 by  

Welcome to my favorite weekday of the summer.  Yes, it’s Wednesday. Hump Day if you will.  I prefer to just think of it as SYTYCD performance day.  And once again I’ll be getting together with Ducky and some of our other friends to watch. It’s such a fun time. I really wish you all could be there.

But it’s not all about SYTYCD (ok, it kind of is for me). There are plenty of shows for you to check out tonight.

Here are a few highlights from tonight’s TV lineup. If I missed anything leave me a comment or tweet me at

Wipeout | 8pm on ABC
For the first time ever, tonight couples will compete in the obstacle course for a chance to win $50,000. [GMMR: While I wasn’t the biggest fan of the couples competition, I’m fine with it being a one-time change of pace. Both husband & wife need to complete the obstacle before moving on and that seemed to really drag things down. But then there’s always the big balls to make me happy again 😉]

So You Think You Can Dance | 8pm on Fox
Tonight the guys and the girls are paired up and the Top 12 dancers will take the stage for the second week of competition. [GMMR: Can you believe we are already to the Top 12?!  Spoilers later today. Podcast coming tomorrow!]

I Survived a Japanese Game Show | 9pm on ABC
Contestants play Snap Attack, Paint Splash Madness and Alien Took My Teddy Bear as they compete to become the last one standing. [GMMR: I love WIPEOUT, but for some reason this show really irks me. I know some people love it though. If you are one of those people…enjoy!]

The Philanthropist| 10pm on ABC
Cole and Beaumont search for a criminal who breaks into apartments and films adult movies; Casey tries to help a serial accuser who was once the victim of a violent attack. [GMMR: I just learned that the guy that this show is based is from my the town I grew up in – Malden, MA. Bizarre!]

Top Chef Masters | 10pm on Bravo
“Magic Chefs”
The chefs must each cook an egg with one hand tied behind their back; guests include actor Neil Patrick Harris. [GMMR: You had me at NPH!]

On the late night couch…

  • The Late Show with David Letterman: Queen Latifah, Emma Watson
  • The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien: Meredith Vieira, Andy Hillstrang, Al Madrigal
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Julie Chen, Michael Ian Black, Will Dailey
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Dane Cook, 6-year-old genius Pranav Veera, Franz Ferdinand (R 4/17/09)
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Kelly Ripa, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Amadou & Mariam (R 6/8/09)
  • Chelsea Lately: Marissa Jaret Winokur, Heather McDonald, Brody Stevens, John Caparulo (R 7/2/09)
  • Last Call with Carson Daly: Ken Jeong, Delta Spirit (R 3/12/09)
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Robert Kenner (R 7/2/09)
  • The Colbert Report: Ed Viesturs (R 7/2/09)

What will YOU be watching tonight? Anything other shows you want to let people know about?


5 Responses to “Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Wednesday, July 8, 2009”

  1. Lisa (aka lmr) on July 8th, 2009 6:58 am

    Been waiting for this one with our guy pal, NPH. Is SB going to do the recap?

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  3. SB on July 8th, 2009 9:51 am

    Lisa, you know I am always there for you! I’m totally pumped!

  4. Lisa (aka lmr) on July 8th, 2009 10:23 am

    Will be anxiously awaiting your recap, SB.

  5. Kimber on July 8th, 2009 11:25 am

    Happy SYTYCD Performance Night! Wednesday is my favourite night of the week, too, for that exact reason! I feel giddy all day long, and look forward to the performances. Let’s hope these ones rock! (And can’t wait for your podcast(s)!)