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Talk-show tango Sept. 6-10

In television on 09/06/2010 at 8:22 am

David Letterman is a guest on the season premiere of The View on Tuesday. There’s a lot going on this week (although many shows are repeats on the holiday Monday), but I’d say Dave and the ladies — that will be interesting. No, let me try that again. I hope that will be interesting.


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

Monday: repeats tba




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

Monday: Denis Leary (Rescue Me), Albert Pujols, Jimmy Webb

Tuesday: Katie Holmes (The Romantics), Rick Harrison (Pawn Stars)

Wednesday: Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), The Black Angels (Phosphene Dreams)

Thursday: Jack Hanna, Jamie Johnson (Guitar Song)

Friday: Robin Williams (Weapons of Self-Destruction DVD), American Idol’s Paige Miles, Usher (Raymond vs. Raymond)

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

Monday: John Laroquette, Malin Ackerman

Tuesday: Chris Kattan, shark expert Rob Stewart

Wednesday: Jerry O’Connell (The Defenders), Monica Potter

Thursday: Tim Robbins, Dr. Oz

Friday: Katey Sagal, Blake Shelton

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

Monday: Sylvester Stallone (The Expendables), Criss Angel, Maronzio Vance

Tuesday: Carey Mulligan, Meghan McCain, Mavis Staples

Wednesday: Chelsea Handler, Ray Lamontagne

Thursday: Katie Couric, Kurt Warner, David Gray

Friday: Hugh Laurie (House), Emma Stone, Sarah McLachlan

Keeping watching this space: Conan O’Brien’s new show, called Conan will debut on Nov. 8, in Canada on CTV, Monday to Thursday nights at 1 a.m. (after Colbert), and two hours earlier in the U.S., on TBS.

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

Monday: Michael Cera, Landon Donovan

Tuesday: Ashley Tisdale (Hellcats), Margaret Cho

Wednesday: Elijah Wood, Maggie Q

Thursday: Ali Larter, Mario Batali

Friday: Nathan Lane, Kim, Kourtney and Kris Kardashian

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

Monday: repeat

Tuesday: tba




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

Monday: repeat

Tuesday: Tim Gunn

Wednesday: Kim Kaine

Thursday: Meghan McCain

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

Monday: repeat

Tuesday: Anthony Romero

Wednesday: Joe Biden

Thursday: General Raymond Rodierno

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

Monday-Friday: repeats until Sept. 20 when the show makes its fall debut under the new title George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

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 (10 p.m. ET, Fridays only, on HBO Canada)

Bill makes his fall season debut on Sept. 17. Counting the days…


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

Monday: Laura Linney (The Big C), Bethenny Frankel, Train

Tuesday: Katie Holmes (The Romantics), Tim Gunn (Project Runway)

Wednesday: David Boreanaz (Bones), Fantasia

Thursday: Ashley Tisdale (Hellcats), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Jack Goes Boating), Sarah Bareilles (Kaleidoscope Heart)

Friday: Kate Gosselin (Kate Plus Eight), Dara Torres (Gold Medal Fitness)

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

Monday: Barack Obama (R)

Tuesday: season debut with David Letterman

Wednesday: Dr. Oz, Jerry Lee Lewis

Thursday: Colin Powell

Friday: Danny DeVito, Meghan McCain

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

Monday: Katherine Heigl (Gray’s Anatomy), Nick Cannon (R)

Tuesday: Gabourey Sidibe, Katie Couric, Kate Gosselin (R)

Wednesday: Mariah Carey, Jonathan Safran Foer (R)

Thursday: Dennis Quaid (R)

Friday: tba

Oprah 4 p.m. (NBC and CTV)

Monday-Friday: one more week of repeats before Oprah’s final season starts Sept. 13

— Denise Duguay


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