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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Monday, August 10, 2009

August 10, 2009 by  

Congratulations for surviving the weekend….welcome to Monday.

Greek Rush Week Contest

A New Podcast is Up!

  • In case you missed it, Ducky & I posted a new TV Talk Podcast.  It was recorded back on 8/6, but it’s still relevant…for the most part. In this podcast we covered TRUE BLOOD, BIG BROTHER, NURSE JACKIE, ENTOURAGE, Project SUPERNATURAL and more.  Listen to is now at

Jeanine’s Talk Show Tour

  • FYI – SYTYCD fans, Jeanine Mason will be on LIVE WITH REGIS ASHTON & KELLY this morning and later tonight on JIMMY FALLON. Set those DVRs.

Ok on to tonight’s lineup. You definitely have plenty to choose from. What does YOUR TV lineup look like tonight? Let me know by leaving a comment below or sent me a tweet at

Teen Choice Awards 2009 | 8pm on Fox
The Jonas Brothers host and perform in honors for the year’s teen icons for contributions to TV, music, film, sports and fashion; the Black Eyed Peas and Miley Cyrus are scheduled to perform. [GMMR: I’m happy to report that the Brothers Jonai and the cast of Twilight were all in the same room last night and the world didn’t spontaneously combust. Oh, and I’m going to say it…I’ll be watching.  Or at least recording so I can fast fwd to the peeps I want to see, specifcally the casts of “Twilight” and “Glee”. I may be in my 30’s but I’m not immune to the dazzling of Edward Cullen.]

The Secret Life of the American Teenager | 8pm on ABC Family
“A New Kind of Freen”
Adrian tries to get George and Anne to reconcile, but her motives are selfish. Adrian pushes [GMMR: I caught and episode of this show last week. It’s not for me, but I could see why others would like it. Molly Wingwald FTW!]

Make it or Break It | 9pm on ABC Family
“All’s Fair in Love, War and Gymnastics”
The Cruz family hosts a send-off party for Nationals; Payson seeks pain medication without her mother’s knowledge; Lauren tries to break up Kaylie and Carter.

The Closer | 9pm on TNT
“Smells Like Murder”
A body stuffed inside a large box sends Brenda on a search for suspects; Brenda uses the case as a teaching tool for Gabriel; Charlie pulls a stunt that has Brenda and Fritz ready to put her on a plane back home.

Jon & Kate Plus 8 | 9pm on TLC
“Beach, Kitchen Reveal”
While Jon oversees the installation of the new cabinets, Kate and the kids have fun in the sun at the beach; Kate sees the new cabinets and kitchen.

Raising the Bar | 10pm on TNT
“Making Up is Hard to Do”
Bobbi defends a woman accused of smuggling cocaine; Michelle must rely on the testimony of her cop boyfriend.

My Life on the D List | 10pm on Bravo
In the Season 5 finale, Kathy delights in news that she’s going to receive her own star on the Walk of Fame—but she’ll need to read the fine print before rejoicing too much. Later, Kathy calls on Suzanne Somers for career pointers and to help stir up buzz about her Walk of Fame ceremony. [GMMR: This has been a fantastic season for “My Life on the D-List” and I’m sad to see it end. We’ll miss you Kathy…and Maggie.]

Weeds | 10pm on Showtime
“Perro Isano”
New enemies threaten both Silas and Shane, so Nancy steps in to offer protection, while Esteban’s campaign problem could lead to more grief for the Botwins. Andy and Audra (Alanis Morissette) make a relationship commitment.

Nurse Jackie | 10:30pm on Showtime
“Ring Finger”
Jackie makes an unusual ploy to get Coop off her back; O’Hara helps Jackie remove her wedding ring; Jackie begins mother-daughter dance lessons with Grace.

Also playing…

  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire | 8pm on ABC: Contestants answer trivia questions to win cash; Vanessa Williams plays for charity; George Stephanopoulos is the lifeline expert.
  • Great American Road Trip | 8pm on NBC: The three remaining families travel to Las Vegas and watch Penn and Teller perform; the families visit the Hoover Dam.
  • Dating in the Dark | 9pm on ABC: Six more single people move into the house; participants watch video tours of each other’s homes.

On the late night couch…
Most of the late night shows are on vacation this week, but here’s the lineup in case you missed some of these guests.

  • The Late Show with David Letterman: Paris Hilton, Calvin Borel, Steven Wright (R 6/5/09)
  • The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien: Kyra Sedgwick, Hugh Dancy, Lyle Lovett
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Carrot Top, Alexis Bledel
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Eric Bana, Jordana Spiro, Jeanine Mason, the winner of “So You Think You Can Dance”, Fall Out Boy
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Zooey Deschanel, Al Sharpton, Jewel (R 7/22/09)
  • Chelsea Lately: Fabolous, Billy Gardell, Jen Kirkman, Jo Koy
  • Last Call with Carson Daly: Tim Roth, Miranda Kerr, Black Kids (R 5/7/09)
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Douglas Brinkley
  • The Colbert Report: Sen. Barbara Boxer

Talk to me people…what will YOU be watching tonight? For the latest TV from GMMR, follow me on Twitter.

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