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Talk-show tango July 6-10: Hello Harry Potter

In television on 07/06/2009 at 2:03 am

Good lord. These talk-show hosts do love their vacations! Most shows are in repeats for another week, but at least Letterman, Ferguson and O’Brien are back with new guests, including the three stars Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe who are cranking up the Harry Potter promo machine. Here’s a clip from The Half-Blood Prince, which premieres July 6 in Tokyo, July 7 in London July 8 in NYC and opens wide, as they say, on Wednesday, July 15.


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

Monday: Hayden Panettiere (I Love You Beth Cooper), Joel McHale (Community), Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band (Outer South)

Tuesday: Sacha Baron Cohen (Bruno), Rob Thomoas (Cradlesong)

Wednesday: Queen Latifah (Persona), Emma Watson (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince)

Thursday: Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Veronika Part (American Ballet Theatre), Levon Helm (Electric Dirt)

Friday: Rainn Wilson (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), comic Larry Miller, Maxwell (Blacksummersnight)

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

Monday: Eric Idle, Dr. Lisa Masterson (The Doctors)

Tuesday: Even Rachel Wood, Christopher Gorham (Harper’s Island)

Wednesday: Julie Chen (Big Brother), Michael Ian Black, Will Dailey

Thursday: Jeff Goldblum (Law & Order: CI), Jackie Collins

Friday: Ray Romano, Michael Buble

Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien (11:35 p.m. ET on NBC)

Monday: Howie Mandel, Alanis Morissette, Death Cab for Cutie

Tuesday: Samuel L. Jackson (Inglourious Basterds), Kevin Connolly (Entourage), Andrew Bird

Wednesday: Bob Newhart, Al Madrigal, The Hold Steady

Thursday: tba, Playing for Change

Friday: tba, Ray LaMontagne

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35 a.m. ET on NBC)

Monday: Andy Samberg, Jorge Garcia, The Lonely Island (R)

Tuesday: Anne Hathaway, Will Forte, Jon Favreau, Mario Batali (R)

Wednesday: Kelly Ripa, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Amadou and Mariam (R)

Thursday: Steve Martin, Vanessa Williams, Paul Simon (R)

Friday: Will Ferrell, Kyra Sedgwick, Mos Def (R)

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

Monday: Artie Lange (Too Fat to Fish), chef Adam Perry Lang, No Doubt (R)

Tuesday: Kathy Griffin (My Life on the D-List), Ramon Rodriguez (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), Ben Harper and the Relentless7 (R)

Wednesday: Dane Cook, child genius Pranav Veera, Franz Ferdinand (R)

Thursday: Denzel Washington (The Taking of Pelham 123), Will Ferrell (Land of the Lost) (R)

Friday: Magic Johnson, Jack Black and Michael Cera (Year One) (R)

Chelsea Lately (12:35 a.m. ET on E!)

Monday: Brooke Burke and comics Chris Hardwick and Gary Valentine and Megyn Price (Rules of Engagement)

Tuesday: Michael Buble and comics Brad Wollack, Whitney Cummings and Josh Wolf

Wednesday: Marissa Jaret Winokur (Dance Your Ass Off) and comics John Caparulo, Heather McDonald and Brody Stevens

Thursday: Florence Henderson and comics Chris Franjola, Loni Love and Janet Varney

Friday: Justin Kirk (Weeds) and comics Greg Proops, Sarah Colonna and Ross Matthews

Daily Show with Jon Stewart (midnight ET, CTV)

Monday – Thursday: repeats until July 13

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

Monday – Thursday: repeats until July 13

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

Monday: Margaret Atwood and David Frum (R)

Tuesday: Chris Cornell, Ricky Gervais (R)

Wednesday: Eckhart Tolle (R)

Thursday: tba (R)

Friday: tba (R)

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: next new episode is July 17


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

Monday: Jonas Brothers, Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight), Nigella Lawson

Tuesday: Rainn Wilson (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)

Wednesday: Hayden Panettiere (I Love You, Beth Cooper)

Thursday: Rupert Grint (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Sugar Ray

Friday: Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince)

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

Monday: Hot Topics and Larry Miller

Tuesday: Denis Leary (Rescue Me), Rob Thomas

Wednesday: Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives)

Thursday: Margaret Cho

Friday: Minnie Driver, Tyler Florence

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

Monday: Jamie Lee Curtis, Dave Annable, Elizabeth Wang (R)

Tuesday: Blair Underwood (R)

Wednesday: Kathy Griffin (R)

Thursday: Mary Tyler Moore (R)

Friday: Michael Clarke Duncan (R)

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

Monday: Patrick Dempsey, Tione Johnson (R)

Tuesday: Drew Barrymore, Taraji P. Henson (R)

Wednesday: Lindsay Lohan, Prince (R)

Thursday: George Clooney, Kiefer Sutherland (R)

Friday: Hugh Jackman, Chris Pine (R)

Oprah 4 p.m. (NBC and CTV)

Monday: Best Life Week — Falling Off the Wagon (R)

Tuesday: The Octuplet Controversy — Dr. Oz Weighs In (R)

Wednesday: Inside American Idol, the Queen’s Palace and Valentino’s Empire (R)

Thursday: The Little Girl Found Living Like an Animal (R)

Friday: Oprah’s Sandwich Showdown (R)

The Tyra Show (10 a.m. ET on ABC)

Monday: He Said, She Said, You Decide

Tuesday: Psychic Kids

Wednesday: Mom Police

Thursday: I’m Gay for Pay

Friday: Mama’s Boys

— Denise Duguay


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