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Talk-show Tango Sept. 19-24: fall TV week is upon us

In television on 09/19/2011 at 8:39 am

I’m so far behind preparing for this fall TV season (I have good reason: somebody else’s dog broke into my apartment and ate all my season-preview homework. Not buying it? Heartless bstard!). Anway, I’m going to limp my way through it. And one of the important ways to keep on top of it is to at least know who is promoting their new or returning show this fall. Check out the names on this list, including fresh Emmy winner Julianna Margulies, Billy Gardell, Maya Rudolph and more. Now do your own homework and no excuses.

LATE NIGHT

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

Monday: Dr. Jill Biden, Ted Danson (CSI)

Tuesday: Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Paula Abdul (The X Factor), Coldplay (Mylo Xyloto)

Wednesday: Taylor Lautner (Abduction), Minka Kelly (Charlie’s Angels), Wilco (The Whole Love)

Thursday: Dock Diving Dogs, Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Chris Cornell (The Keeper)

Friday: Caroline Kennedy (Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy), comic Larry Miller, Jayhawks (Mockingburd Time)

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

Monday: Keith Olbermann, Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire)

Tuesday: Harry Connick Jr.

Wednesday: James Spader (The Office)

Thursday: Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)

Friday: Gerard Butler, Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls)

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

Monday: Simon Cowell (The X-Factor), Natasha Leggero, Selena Gomez

Tuesday:  Gerard Butler, Whitney Cummings, Kelly Clarkson

Wednesday: Amy Poehler, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (50/50), The Kooks

Thursday: Jamie Foxx (Thunder Soul), Michelle Monaghan, Bush

Friday: Hugh Jackman (Real Steel), Maya Rudolph (Up All Night), Tony Bennett

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

Monday: Ryan Gosling (Drive), Nicole Scherzinger, Tig Nataro

Tuesday: Simon Baker (Mentalist), Bryce Dallas Howard (50/50), Matt Nathanson

Wednesday: Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory), Chris Pratt, Grouplove

Thursday: Jonah Hill (Moneyball), John Noble (Fringe)

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

Monday: Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt

Tuesday: Dana Carvey, Demi Lovato

Wednesday: Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Whitney Cummings (Whitney)

Thursday: Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), Wyatt Cenac

Friday: Taylor Lautner (Abduction), Florence Henderson

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

Monday: Phil McGraw, Switchfoot

Tuesday: Simon Cowell (The X-Factor), latest ex of Dancing With the Stars, Gavin DeGraw

Wednesday: Michael Moore, Elisha Cuthbert (Happy Endings), Pitbull

Thursday: Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy), Sammi and Ronnie (Jersey Shore)

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: tba

Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

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

Monday: pre-empted

Tuesday: Ron Suskind

Wednesday: Mitch Daniels

Thursday: Jennifer Granholm

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

Monday: pre-empted

Tuesday: Jeffrey Kluger (The Sibling Effect)

Wednesday: Daniel Yergin (The Quest)

Thursday: Travis Smiley (Fail Up)

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

Monday: Seth Rogen (50/50), Sheila Copps

Tuesday: Hugh Jackman (Real Steel), Mohamed Nasheed (The Island President)

Wednesday: Rob Lowe (Breakaway), Steve Simmons (The Lost Dream)

Thursday: Bryan Cranston (Drive, Breaking Bad), Naheed Nenshi

Friday: best of the week, The Sheepdogs

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

DAYTIME

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

Monday: Tom Selleck (Blue Bloods), Eddie Cibrian (Playboy Club), Lawrence Zarian

Tuesday: Juliana Margulies (The Good Wife), Paula Abdul (The X-Factor), Anna Kournikova

Wednesday: Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Jane Lynch (Happy Accidents, Glee), Kelly Monaco

Thursday: Taylor Lautner (Abduction), Celine Dion, Minka Kelly (Charlie’s Angels)

Friday: Dana Carvey co-hosts, Elizabeth Hurley (Gossip Girl), Christina Ricci (Pan Am)

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

Monday: Emily VanCamp (Revenge), Michael Symon (The Chew), performance from the show Newsies

Tuesday: Daphne Oz (The Chew), Danny DeVito (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Florence Henderson

Wednesday: Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Sarah Palin biographer Joe McGinniss, Carla Hall  (The Chew), Tony Bennett and kd lang

Thursday: Seth Meyers (SNL), Clinton Kelly (The Chew), Dyan Cannon, latest ex of Dancing with the Stars

Friday: Susan Lucci

The Talk (2 p.m., CBS)

Monday: Jackie Collins

Tuesday: Patricia Heaton (The Middle)

Wednesday: Chaz Bono (Dancing with the Stars)

Thursday: Billy Baldwin and Chynna Phillips

Friday: Jane Kaczmarek

Anderson (3 p.m. on NBC, CFCF in Montreal; 5 p.m. on CJOH in/from Ottawa)

Monday: Cooper’s mother Gloria Vanderbilt, Diane von Furstenberg, Kathy Griffin, Judy Collilns

Tuesday: “Outrageous Custody Battles”

Wednesday: tba

Thursday: tba

Friday: tba

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

Monday: Harry Connick Jr.

Tuesday: Demi Lovato, Kathy Bates, Christina Applegate (Up All Night)

Wednesday: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Bryce Dallas Howard and Anna Kendrick (50/50), Maroon 5

Thursday: Kelly Clarkson (Stronger)

Friday: Jamie Foxx (Thunder Soul), Elisabetta Canalis and Val Chmerkovskiy (Dancing with the Stars), Dr. Drew Pinsky

— Denise Duguay

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