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Talk-show tango Aug. 8-12

In television on 08/08/2011 at 11:06 pm

Kinda late this week. Apologies. I’ll make up for it. Eventually.


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

Monday: Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses), Keith Olbermann, Amy Sedaris (The Best and the Brightest), Drive-by Truckers (Go-Go Boots) (R)

Tuesday: Cameron Diaz (Bad Teacher), Eddie Vedder (Ukulele Songs) (R)

Wednesday: Shia LeBeouf (Transformers: Dark of the Moon), Bert Kreischer (Bert the Conqueror), Dawes (Nothing Is Wrong) (R)

Thursday: Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory), Stupid Human Tricks, Manchester Orchestra (Simple Math) (R)

Friday: Regis Philbin co-hosts, Roseanne Barr (Roseanne’s Nuts), Tom Felton (Harry Potter and hte Deathly Hallows: Part 2), Blake Shelton (Red River Blue) (R)

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

Monday: Don Cheadle, Brooklyn Decker

Tuesday: Heather Graham, Chris Gorham

Wednesday: Howie Mandel, Wendy Booker, The Goldberg Sisters

Thursday: Geoffrey Rush, OK Go

Friday: Geoff Peterson hosts, Simon Helberg

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

Monday: Gordon Ramsay, Bryce Dallas Howard, Panic! At the Disco

Tuesday: Jesse Eisenberg (30 Minutes or Less), Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino (Jersey Shore), Cage the Elephant

Wednesday: Joel McHale (Community), Viola Davis (The Help), Ximena Sarinana

Thursday: Sam Worthington, Bailee Madison, Game

Friday: Jane Fonda, Elizabeth Banks, Mana

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

Monday:  Piers Morgan, JB Smoove, Imelda May

Tuesday: James Franco (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Nick Swardson, Nate Bargatze

Wednesday: Aziz Ansari (30 Minutes or Less), Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino (Jersey Shore)

Thursday: Denis Leary (Rescue Me), WWE Superstar Sheamus

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

Monday: Rudolph Guiliani, Adam Ferrara (Rescue Me), My Chemical Romance

Tuesday: Katie Holmes, Joe Bastianich, The Kills

Wednesday: Nicole “Snookie” Polizzi (Jersey Shore), Joe Buck, Tig Notaro

Thursday: Emma Stone (The Help), Stephen Moyer, chef Fabio Viviani

Friday: Julia Stiles, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Tame Impala

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

Monday: Aziz Ansari (30 Minutes or Less), Chris Harrison (Bachelor Pad), Eric Church

Tuesday: Jessica Alba (Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D), chef Steve Martorano, Luke Bryan

Wednesday: Jesse Eisenberg (30 Minutes or Less), Jerry Springer (Baggage), Incubus

Thursday: tba

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: Sharon Osbourne (America’s Got Talent), John Caparulo, Fortune Feimster, Ben Gleib

Tuesday: Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope), Joe Matarese, Sarah Colonna, Ross Mathews

Wednesday: Lisa Kudrow (Web Therapy), Jo Koy, Heather McDonald, Brad Wollack

Thursday: Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight), Josh Wolf, Loni Love, Ryan Stout

Friday: Taryn Manning (The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll), Josh Wolf, Matt Braunger, Gary Valentine

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

Monday: Mark Evans (Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time)

Tuesday: Jay Bahadur (The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World)

Wednesday: John Coffee (Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law and Columbia Law School and director of the Center on Corporate Governance at Columbia University Law School)

Thursday: tba

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

Monday: Nassir Ghaemi (A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness)

Tuesday: The Cars

Wednesday: Elliott Ackerman(Policy Director of Americans Elect)

Thursday: Gloria Steinem (Gloria: In Her Own Words)

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

Monday: Josh Groban

Tuesday: Christopher Plummer

Wednesday: Temple Grandin

Thursday: Vanilla Ice

Friday: Robbie Robertson

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: tba


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

Monday: Kristin Chenoweth, Annalynne McCord

Tuesday: Jane Fonda (Prime Time: Love, Health , Sex, Fitness, Friendship, Spirit: Making the Most of All of Your Life), Luke Bryan, Jennifer “J-Woww” Farley

Wednesday: Elijah Wood (Wilfred), Pauly D (Jersey Shore), Gavin DeGraw

Thursday: Emma Stone (The Help), Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (Jersey Shore)

Friday: Live in Las Vegas

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

Monday: Angie Harmon (Rizzoli and Isles)

Tuesday: Keanu Reeves (Henry’s Crime) James Kaan, Debbie Reynolds

Wednesday: Alexis Stewart

Thursday: Seth Green (Robot Chicken)

Friday: Fran Drescher, Jackie Evancho

The Talk (2 p.m., CBS)

Monday: Bryce Dallas Howard, Nelsan Ellis (True Blood)

Tuesday: Allison Janney (The Help)

Wednesday: Carnie Wilson

Thursday: Jessica Alba (Spy Kids: All the Time in the World)

Friday: Jennifer Garner

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

Monday: Matt Damon

Tuesday: Wanda Sykes, Topher Grace (Take Me Home Tonight), Jacee Badeaux and Colton Dixon

Wednesday: Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy), Mike Tyson (Taking on Tyson)

Thursday: Tyra Banks, Jerrod Niemann (Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury)

Friday: Macy Gray, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (Jersey Shore), Savannah

— Denise Duguay


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