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Talk-show tango: Jan. 26-30

In late night, talk show, television, tv on 01/25/2009 at 10:16 pm

That annoying nattering you hear shortly after 11 a.m. on Monday is the gals on The View having their way, in a catty nasty smiling kinda way, with Rod Blagojevich and his wife. Or is it possible that they’ll play nice?


Late Show with David Letterman (11:35 p.m. ET on CBS and E!)

Monday: Brian Williams (NBC news anchor), Ben Kweller (Changing Horses)

Tuesday: Evangeline Lilly (Lost), Seth Meyers (SNL), Andrew Bird (Noble Beat)

Wednesday: Guy Fieri (Diners, Drive-ins and Dives: An All American Road Trip… with Recipes)

Thursday: Renee Zellweger (New in Town), Tony Dungy (Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance), Graham Nash (Reflection and sitting in with the band)

Friday: Mary Hicks, The Gaslight Anthem (The 59 Sound)

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:35 a.m. ET on CBS and E!)

Monday: Chris Matthews, comic Paul Morrissey

Tuesday: RZA, Jared Harris (Fringe)

Wednesday: Cuba Gooding Jr., Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire)

Thursday: Dominic Monaghan, Rosemarie DeWitt (United States of Tara)

Friday: Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon), comic Russell Peters, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(11:35 p.m. ET on NBC)

Monday: Josh Brolin, The Bird and the Bees (The Bird and the Bee)

Tuesday: Rainn Wilson, Paula Abdul (American Idol), Hoobastank (For(N)ever)

Wednesday: Dakota Fanning, Bradley Cooper, The Neville Brothers (The Best of)

Thursday: Justin Long, Franz Ferdinand (Tonight)

Friday: Elizabeth Banks, Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), James Morrison (Songs for You Truths for Me)

Late Night with Conan O’Brien
(12:35 a.m. ET on NBC)

Monday: John C. Reilly, NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson, The Walkmen (You and Me)

Tuesday: Matt Lauer (The Today Show), Steve Harvey (Chocolate News), M83 (Saturdays Youth)

Wednesday: Evangeline Lilly (Lost), Kevin Connolly (Entourage), Cold War Kids (Robbers and Cowards)

Thursday: Jon Stewart (Daily Show), Mary Lyn  Rajskub (24), Mike Birbiglia

Friday: Greg Kinnear, J.J. Abrams (Lost), Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!)

Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05 a.m. ET on ABC)

Monday: Kiefer Sutherland (24), Malcolm  Gladwell (Outliers), David Cook (David Cook)

Tuesday: Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly), Boz Scaggs (Speak Low), comic Dov Davidoff

Wednesday: Kristen Bell (Fanboys), Brody Jenner (Bromance), Disturbed (Indestructible)

Thursday: Andy Garcia (The Pink Panther 2), macaroni and cheese box collector Ian Golder, Kraak and Smaak (Plastic People)

Friday: Carlos Bernard (24), Benji Hughes (A Love Extreme)

Daily Show with Jon Stewart (midnight ET, CTV)

Monday: former U.S. president Jimmy Carter (We CanHave Peace in theHoly Land: A Plan that Will Work)

Tuesday: Gwen Ifill, editor Washington Week (The Breakthrough)

Wednesday: Neil DeGrasse Tyson (The Pluto Files)

Thursday: P.W. Singer (Wire for War)

The Colbert Report (12:30 a.m. ET, CTV)

Monday: Chris Mooney (The Republican War on Science), Past Ed Young

Tuesday: Philippe Petit (Man on Wire)

Wednesday: Denis Dutton (The Art Instinct)

Thursday: John Pedesta (Centre for American Progress)

The Hour (11 p.m. ET, CBC)

Monday: Dana White, Robert Munsch

Tuesday: Garth Turner, Paul Gross

Wednesday: tba

Thursday: tba

Friday: tba

Charlie Rose (11:30 p.m. ET, PBS)

Mr. Rose announces his guests only on the day of broadcast, so please click on the show-name link above for the most recent guest announcement.

Real Time with Bill Maher (11 p.m. ET, Fridays only, on HBO Canada)

Friday: repeating until Season 7 episodes start Feb. 20.


Live with Regis and Kelly (9 a.m. ET, NBC and CTV)

Monday: Miss America 2009, Joshua Jackson (Fringe)

Tuesday: Harry Connick Jr. (New in Town)

Wednesday: tba

Thursday: Renee Zellweger (New in Town), Demi Lovato

Friday: co-host Ted McGinley

The View 11 a.m. ET, ABC and CTV)

Monday: Rod Blagojevich and wife Patricia Blagojevich

Tuesday: Liza Minnelli, Padma Lakshmi

Wednesday: Liam Neeson (Taken), Jason O’Mara (Life on Mars)

Thursday: Condoleeza Rice, former secretary of state

Friday: Julianne Moore (Save the Children), Whitney Port (The City), Peter Cincotti (Peter Cincotti)

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2 p.m. ET on Citytv and NBC)

Monday: Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer), Micky Dolenz, Nick Malis (CuteThingsFallingAsleep.org)

Tuesday: Donnie and Marie Osmond, David Tutera

Wednesday: Fran Drescher (Cancer Schmancer), Joel Ward (Master of Illusion),

Thursday: Seth Green (Robot Chicken), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), animal expert Gary Faucher

Friday: Chris Matthews

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (4 p.m. ET, CBC)

Monday: Amy Poehler, James Morrison, Ellen’s birthday

Tuesday: Joey Faatone, O.A.R.

Wednesday: Ted Danson (Damages), Ernie Bjorkman

Thursday: Kevin Nealon (Weeds)

Friday: Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother)

Oprah 4 p.m. (NBC and CTV)

Monday: Obese Families in Crisis: The Intervention

Tuesday: Dr. Oz on Why America’s Kids Are Fat

Wednesday: evangelist Ted Haggard, his wife and the gay sex scandal

Thursday: Suzanne Somers: The Bioidentical Hormone Follow-up

Friday: tba

— Denise Duguay


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