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Talk-show tango Nov. 30-Dec. 4

In television on 11/29/2009 at 8:56 pm

Is that Twilight movie still around? But at least there’s something for us grownups: George Clooney on Oprah! Oh wait, maybe that’s just for me.


Lopez Tonight (11 p.m. ET on TBS, aka TLN Videotron 250, Bell 700, Shaw 69 and 280)

Monday: Joanna Krupa, Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy), David Guetta with Akon

Tuesday: Jessica Alba, Columbus Short, The Bravery

Wednesday: Taye Diggs (Private Practice), Kaley Cuoco (Big Bang Theory), comic Ruben Paul

Thursday: Laurence Fishburne (CSI, Armored), Los Lobos

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

Monday: Tom Hanks (Pacific), Weezer (Raditude)

Tuesday: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine), Guy Fieri (More Diners, Drive-ins and Dives), Carrie Underwood (Play On)

Wednesday: kid scientists, Amanda Peet (2012), The Cribs (Ignore the Ignorant)

Thursday: Tina Fey (30 Rock), Chris “Mad Dog” Russo (Mad Dog Radio), Mika (The Boy Who Knew Too Much)

Friday: Al Gore (Our Choice), Brad Paisley (American Saturday Night)

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

Monday: Michael Sheen (The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Damned United), Lance Burton

Tuesday: Joel McHale (Community), The Swell Season, Mike Super

Wednesday: Paul Shaffer (We’ll Be Here for the Rest of Our Lives), Shohreh Aghdashloo (FlashForward)

Thursday: George Lopez (Lopez Tonight), TV critic David Bianculli, Jason Hudy

Friday: Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria), Ed Alonzo, OneRepublic

The Jay Leno Show (10 p.m. ET on NBC, Citytv)

Monday: Bill Maher (Real Time), Adam Carolla

Tuesday: Preempted for president’s address on Afghanistan

Wednesday: Dane Cook, Kim Kardashian

Thursday: Morgan Freeman (Invictus), Maxwell

Friday: Kelsey Grammer, Taylor Swift

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

Monday: William Shatner, AnnaLynne McCord, the cast of Mary Poppins

Tuesday: Tobey Maguire (Brothers), Chris Colfer (Glee), Ricki Lee Jones

Wednesday: Jenny McCarthy, Gabriel Iglesias

Thursday: Rachel McAdams (Sherlock Holmes), Billy Connolly (The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day), Rod Stewart

Friday: tba

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

Monday: Artie Lange, Olivia Munn, chef David Chang (R)

Tuesday: Kristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Jamie Kennedy, The Avett Brothers (R)

Wednesday: Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), the Obits (R)

Thursday: Robin Williams, Rashida Jones (R)

Friday: January Jones (Mad Men), Troy Polamalu, Jeff Musial (R)

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

Monday: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Death Cab for Cutie (R)

Tuesday: Magic Johnson (When The Game Was Ours, World AIDS Day), Kellan Lutz (The Twilight Saga: New Moon)

Wednesday: Matt Dillon (Armored), Nikki Reed (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Baby with Jay Sean

Thursday: Jake Gyllenhaal (Brothers), Ashley Greene (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Honor Society

Friday: Don Rickles, Anika Noni Rose (The Princess and the Frog), Band of Skulls

Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11 p.m. Comedy Network, midnight ET, CTV)

Monday: Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari

Tuesday: Thomas Friedman (Hot, Flat and Crowded)

Wednesday: Lance Armstrong (Comeback 2.0)

Thursday: Michael Specter (Denialism)

The Colbert Report (11:30 p.m. Comedy Network, 12:30 a.m. ET, CTV)

Monday: Yale’s Dan Esty, Cevin Soling (The War on Kids)

Tuesday: Vatican astronomer Kevin Consolmagno, Sherman Alexie (War Dances)

Wednesday: Dallas county district attorney Craig Watkins

Thursday: Secretary of homeland security Janet Napolitano

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

Monday: Shawn Ashmore, Patrick Strahan

Tuesday: Anna Kendrick (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), George Monriot

Wednesday: Julio Montaner, Jully Black

Thursday: Lyle Lovett

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)

Repeats until February


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

Monday: Matt Dillon (Armored), Ashley Greene (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Miranda Cosgrove, Pet Yorn and Scarlett Johansson

Tuesday: Howie Mandel (Deal or No Deal), Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm)

Wednesday: Morgan Freeman (Invictus), Lance Armstrong (Comeback 2.0), Michael Buble

Thursday: Meg Ryan (Serious Moonlight), Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Marlon Jackson

Friday: Christian Slater (The Forgotten) co-hosts, Kate Beckinsale (Everybody’s Fine), Sting (If On a Winter’s Night)

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

Monday: Deepak Chopra

Tuesday: Rod Stewart, Steven Seagal

Wednesday: Kristen Chenoweth, Perez Hilton, Andrea Bocelli, David Foster

Thursday: Queen Latifah, Mike Huckabee

Friday: Portia de Rossi (Better Off Ted), Emily Van Camp

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2 p.m. ET on NBC, 3 p.m. ET on Citytv)

Monday: Kris Allen, Adam Carolla, Michael Sheen (The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Damn United)

Tuesday: Debi Mazar, Amazing Race, Sea Wolf

Wednesday: Jimmie Johnson, Kellan Lutz (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Anya Marina (The Twilight Saga: New Moon)

Thursday: Seth Green (Old Dogs), Nikki Reed (The Twilight Saga: New Moon)

Friday: Ashley Greene (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), Dave Zinczenko (Men’s Health Magazine), Jay Sean

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

Monday: Vince Vaughn, Pete Yorn, Scarlett Johansson

Tuesday: Adam Lambert, Marisa Miller

Wednesday: tba

Thursday: tba

Friday: tba

Oprah 4 p.m. (NBC and CTV)

Monday: Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw, Andrea Bocelli, Mary J. Blige

Tuesday: George Clooney, Ben Affleck, Demi Moore, Hillary Clinton

Wednesday: Chris Rock (R)

Thursday: Dr. Phil and My Father Is a Serial Killer (R)

Friday: Michael Buble (R)

— Denise Duguay


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