I'm watching. You're watching. Let's talk.

Talk-show Tango Dec. 26-30: Repeats my darlings

In television on 12/26/2011 at 10:04 am

Merry merry my friends, unless you’re talking about the talk-show lineup this week, which is kinda repeaty. Back to the nog!


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

Monday: Katie Holmes (Jack & Jill), Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds) (R)

Tuesday: Steve Martin, Felicity Jones (Like Crazy) (R)

Wednesday: Justin Bieber (Under the Misteltoe), comic Brian Regan, FreeSol (No Rules) (R)

Thursday: Matt Damon (We Bought a Zoo), Shelby Lynne (Revelation Road) (R)

Friday: Tom Hanks (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close), My Morning Jacket (Circuital) (R)

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

Monday: tba

Tuesday: Seth Rogen, Judy Greer (R)

Wednesday: Carey Mulligan, Paula Poundstone (R)

Thursday: Claire Danes, Betty White (R)

Friday: Jim Parsons, Cake (R)

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

Monday: Dana Carvey, Ivan Reitman, Lenny Kravitz (R)

Tuesday: Sandra Bullock, Diablo Cody, Pink Martini (R)

Wednesday: Ron Paul, Joe Rogan (R)

Thursday: Louis C.K., Levi Lavallee, Young the Giant (R)

Friday: Charlize Theron, Kevin Hart, Foster the People (R)

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

Monday: Tom Hanks, BBQ Master Myron Mixon (R)

Tuesday: Justin Timberlake, Jon Ronson, Myq Kaplan (R)

Wednesday: Harrison Ford, Marissa Miller, Pitbull (R)

Thursday: Shaquille O’Neal, Brian Posehn, Seether (Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray) (R)

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

Monday: Betty White, Jack Huston, Diggnation (R)

Tuesday: Zac Efron, Method Man (R)

Wednesday: Tom Cruise, Joshua Topolski (R)

Thursday: Helen Mirren, Damon Wayans Jr. (R)

Friday: Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, Pauley Perrette (R)

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

Monday: Regis Philbin, Paul Anka (R)

Tuesday: Artie Lange and Nick DiPaolo, Atticus Shaffer, Lady Antebellum (R)

Wednesday: Matthew Morrison, Maggie Q, Yelawolf (R)

Thursday: Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch, My Morning Jacket (R)

Friday: Kathy Griffin, Jamie Bell, Young Jeezy (R)

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

Monday: tba





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

Monday: Matt Damon (R)

Tuesday: Anne Burrell (R)

Wednesday: Melody Barnes (R)

Thursday: Lawrence Lessig (R)

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

Monday: Daniel Craig (R)

Tuesday: Raymong T. Odierno (R)

Wednesday: Samuel L. Jackson (R)

Thursday: Mark Whitaker (R)

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

Monday: Rob Lowe, Cory Monteith, Bradley Cooper (R)

Tuesday: Jamie Oliver, Jane Goodall, Stephen Lewis and Michele Landsberg (R)

Wednesday: Jodie Foster, Kim Cattrall, Rita Moreno (R)

Thursday: William Shatner, Regis Philbin, Christopher Plummer (R)

Friday: Kevin O’Leary, Ice Cube, Mary Walsh (R)

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 guest announcements.

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

Returns Jan. 13, 2012


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

Monday: Mark Consuelos cohosts, Seth Rogen, Brooke Shields, Kevin James (R)

Tuesday: Neil Patrick Harris cohosts, Heidi Klum, Garrett Hedlund, Jayma Mays (R)

Wednesday: Michael Strahan cohosts, Reese Witherspoon, Chace Crawford (R)

Thursday: Josh Groban cohosts, Zac Efron, Olivia Wilde (R)

Friday: Halloween Headliners Ball (R)

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

Monday: Hugh Jackman, Tim Gunn

Tuesday: Eric Stonestreet, Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.

Wednesday: Tom Selleck, David Crosby and Graham Nash

Thursday: Regis Philbin, Martin Scorsese

Friday: Susan Boyle, Nick Cannon, Whitney Cummings

The Talk (2 p.m., CBS)

Monday: tba





Anderson (weekdays at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and NBC, 5 p.m. ET on CTV)

Monday: New Year’s Eve Show with Kathy Griffin & Gloria Vanderbilt

Tuesday: Gloria Vanderbilt (R)

Wednesday: Hoarders (R)

Thursday: Mark Wahlberg (R)

Friday: Sperm-donor reunion, Hugh Jackman (R)

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

Monday: Kirsten Dunst, YouTube sensations Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland (R)

Tuesday: Rihanna, Drew and Brittany Brees (R)

Wednesday: Michelle Williams, Ariel Winter, Kevin Nealon (R)

Thursday: tba

Friday: tba

Denise Duguay



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: