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Talk-show Tango April 4-8: Scream 4 and more

In television on 04/03/2011 at 6:18 pm

Scream 4 dominates, not opening in theatres until April 15 but promoted heavily this week with guests spots by Scream veteran Neve Campbell plus David Arquette, Anthony Anderson and more. Here’s a trailer.


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

Monday: Charles Barkley (NCAA tournament), Sarah Vowell (Unfamiliar Fishes), Cold War Kids (Mine Is Your)

Tuesday: Jennifer Garner (Arthur), Jamie Oliver (Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution), Robbie Robertson (How to Become Clairvoyant)

Wednesday: Don Rickles, Eva Longoria (Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends)

Thursday: Ben Stiller (The House of Blue Leaves), Indy champ Dario Franchitti, The Strokes

Friday: Robin Williams (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), Judy Greer (Mad Love)

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

Monday: DL Hughley, Michelle  Monaghan (Source Code)

Tuesday: Steven Wright, Sophia Bush

Wednesday: Ellen Page (Super), Marc Maron

Thursday: Helen Hunt (Soul Surfer), Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)

Friday: Zooey Deschanel (Your Highness)

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

Monday: Tracy Morgan (Rio), Neve Campbell (Scream 4), Augustana

Tuesday: Dwayne Johnson (Fast Five), Bethany Hamilton (Soul Surfer), Fitz and the Tantrums

Wednesday: Matthew Morrison (Glee), Carrie Underwood

Thursday: Emma Roberts (Scream 4), Gary Busey (Celebrity Apprentice), Jeff Beck with Imelda May

Friday: David Arquette (Scream 4), Ben Bailey, Far East Movement

Conan (midnight ET on Comedy Network, 1 a.m. on CTV)

Monday: Russell Brand (Arthur), Khloe Kardashian, comic Roy Wood Jr.

Tuesday: Tracy Morgan (Rio), Charlyne Yi, Infantree

Wednesday: Danny McBride (Your Highness), Jeremy Wade,  One Republic

Thursday: Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Colin Quinn (Long Story Short), Hanson

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

Monday: James Franco (Your Highness), Maria Menounos, Booker T. Jones

Tuesday: Keanu Reeves (Henry’s Crime), Lorraine Nicholson, Booker T. Jones

Wednesday: Jennifer Garner (Arthur), Donald Glover, Paul Simon

Thursday: Helen Mirren (Arthur), Damon Wayans Jr., Paul Simon

Friday: Uma Thurman (Ceremony), Anthony Anderson (Scream 4), Marcus Samuelsson, Saigon

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

Monday: Katie Holmes (The Kennedys), Dana Delany (Body of Proof), Bad Religion

Tuesday: Christian Slater (Breaking In), Drew Pinsky (Dr. Drew), latest ex of Dancing with the Stars, The Decemberists

Wednesday: Norm Macdonald (Sports Show with Norm Macdonald), Elisha Cuthbert (Happy Endings), Funeral Party

Thursday:  Vin Diesel (Fast Five), Neve Campbell (Scream 4), Ellie Goulding

Friday: tba

Chelsea Lately (11-11:30 p.m. ET on E!, formerly Star!, Videotron digital 125, Bell 621, Shaw Direct 168 and 527)

Monday: James Marsden (Hop), Brad Wollack, Diablo Cody, Gary Valentine

Tuesday: Mark Macdonald (Body Confidence), Chris Hardwick, Sarah Colonna, Matt Braunger

Wednesday: Zooey Deschanel (You Highness), Josh Wolf, Erin Gibson, Jo Koy

Thursday: Elizabeth Berkley (Ask Elizabeth), Chris Franjola, Jeff Wild, Ross Mathews

Friday: Shenae Grimes (Scream 4), Dov Davidoff, Dan Levy, Ross Mathews

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

Monday: Billy Crystal (comedian – promoting Funny or Die video)

Tuesday: Colin Quinn (Long Story Short)

Wednesday: Mike Huckabee (A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need from Washington (and a Trillion That We Don’t!))

Thursday: Jamie Oliver (Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution)

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

Monday: Andrew Chaikin (Space Historian)

Tuesday: James Franco (Your Highness)

Wednesday: Sir David Tang (ICorrect.com)

Thursday: Jeff Greenfield (Then Everything Changed: stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan)

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight (11 p.m. ET, CBC)

Monday: Josh Lucas (Daydream Nation)

Tuesday: David Lickley (Born to Be Wild 3D)

Wednesday: Neve Campbell (Scream 4)

Thursday: Woody Harrelson (Bullet for Adolph)

Friday: Jeff Tweedy

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

Mr. Rose announces his guests only on the day of broadcast, check the show’s Twitter account for daily guest announcements.

Real Time with Bill Maher (10 p.m. ET, Fridays only, on HBO Canada)

Friday: Eliot Spitzer, BBC’s Katty Kay, Andrew Sullivan, Colin Quinn


The Marilyn Denis Show (10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET CTV, 5 p.m. A Channel, the latter not available in Montreal)

Monday: Jackie Warner (Thintervention), Scott McGillivray (Income Property)

Tuesday: Bridget Savereaux (The Stagers)

Wednesday: Rick Hensen, Mark McEwan (Top Chef Canada, The Heat)

Thursday: Jillian Michaels (The Biggest Loser, Losing It With Jillian)

Friday: Kristin Booth (The Kennedys), Bonnie Brownlee

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

Monday: Chris Rock (Motherf-cker with the Hat)

Tuesday: Uma Thurman (Ceremony), Barbara Eden (Jeannie Out of the Bottle)

Wednesday: Jennifer Garner (Arthur), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Caroline Kennedy (She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems)

Thursday: Jim Belushi (Born Yesterday)

Friday: Russell Brand (Arthur), Kristin Davis (Born to Be Wild 3D), Trudie Styler (Trudie Styler’s Weight Loss Yoga)

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

Monday: Dennis Quaid and Anna Sophia Robb (Soul Surfer)

Tuesday: Eva Longoria (Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends), cast of The Real Housewives of New York

Wednesday: Ashley Judd (All That Is Bitter & Sweet), Jesse Ventura, Robbie Robertson (How to Become Clairvoyant)

Thursday: Wynonna and Naomi Judd (The Judds), Mike Huckabee (A Simple Government)

Friday: Keanu Reeves and James Caan (Henry’s Crime), Debbie Reynolds, Elie Tahari

The Talk (2 p.m., CBS)

Monday: Cote de Pablo

Tuesday: Dana Delany (Body of Proof)

Wednesday: Drew Carey (Improv-a-Ganza)

Thursday: The Braxtons

Friday: Isabella Rossellini

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

Monday: Jennifer Aniston

Tuesday: LL Cool J (NCIS Los Angeles), Duran Duran

Wednesday: Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family), Riley Chandler, Kelly Clarkson

Thursday: tba


Oprah 4 p.m. (NBC and CTV)

Monday: Donald Trump and his Five Children

Tuesday: A gathering of soap stars

Wednesday: Oprah and staff go vegan

Thursday: The Suburban Mom Who Was a Fugitive for 32 Years

Friday: Where Are They Now Follow-ups

— Denise Duguay


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