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Talk-show Tango Feb. 20-24: Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux, Paul Rudd and Wanderlust

In television on 02/20/2012 at 10:16 am

Who doesn’t love Jennifer Aniston. Well, except for … Nevermind.

Jennifer Aniston and equally gotta-love Paul Rudd are in this new movie (along with Jen’s new beau, Justin Theroux, comic knockout Malin Akerman and Energizer bunny Alan Alda) called Wanderlust. You gotta see it. Or at least that’s the message I’m getting from this week’s talk-show guest list. It’s everywhere. Here’s the trailer. Have a good week.


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

Monday: Jungle Jack Hanna, Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family)

Tuesday: Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Eric Hutchinson (Moving Up Living Down)

Wednesday: Paul Rudd (Wanderlust), John Witherspoon, Heartless Bastards (Arrow)

Thursday: K’naan and Nelly Furtado (More Beautiful than Silence)

Friday: Matthew Broderick (Nice Work If You Can Get It), comic Nick Griffin, We Are Augustines (Rise Ye Sunken Ships)

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

Monday: Jayma Mays (Glee), Jean Michel Cousteau

Tuesday: Bill Maher (Real Time), Eloise Mumford

Wednesday: Carson Kressley, Anne Rice

Thursday: Malin Akerman (Wanderlust), Jon Ronson

Friday: John Waters, Jennifer Carpenter (Gone, Dexter)

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

Monday: Taylor Swift, Michael Clarke Duncan (The Finder), Los Lobos’ Cesar Rosas and David Hidalgo with Robert Randolph and Chris Layton

Tuesday: Bill O’Reilly, Rob Riggle, Rumer

Wednesday: Tim Allen (Last Man Standing), Rocket City Rednecks, Jessie Baylin

Thursday: Meredith Vieira (Rock Center with Brian Williams), Jackson Murphy, Redlight King

Friday: Jennifer Aniston (Wanderlust), Adam Levine, Chiddy Bang

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

Monday: Adam Sandler, Christina Tosi, Joe Jonas (R)

Tuesday: Amanda Seyfried (Gone), Andy Lewis, Fun (Some Nights)

Wednesday: Jennifer Aniston (Wanderlust), Ron and Amy Shirley (Lizard Lick Towing Company), Jay Larson (Self-Diagnosed)

Thursday: comic Mike Epps, Dhani Harrison (George Harrison Guitar App)

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

Monday: Anjelica Huston (Smash), Hugh Dancy, Todd Glass, Nick Jonas (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)

Tuesday: Tyler Perry (Good Deeds), David Wain, David Alan Grier (Porgy and Bess)

Wednesday: Alan Alda (Wanderlust), performance from Broadway show Ghost

Thursday: William Shatner (Shatner’s World: We All Just Live in It), Padma Lakshmi (Alcatraz), performance from Broadway’s Anything Goes

Friday: Paul Rudd (Wanderlust), Gabrielle Union, performance from Broadway’s Sister Act

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

Monday: Nathan Fillion (Castle), Josh Hutcherson (Jorney 2: The Mysterious Island), Far East Movement

Tuesday: Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family), Kate Upton (2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition)

Wednesday: Jessica Alba (The Honest Company), Barney Frank, Nathan Myhrvold, Tower of Power

Thursday: Justin Theroux (Wanderlust), Die Antwoord

Note special Sunday (Oscar) night special, live starting at (approximately) midnight: Billy Crystal, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Coldplay and more

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: Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian (We’re with Nobody)

Tuesday: Russ Feingold (While America Sleeps: A Walke-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era)

Wednesday: tba

Thursday: Paul Rudd (Wanderlust)

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

Monday: Ann Patchett (Parnassus Books)

Tuesday: Robert Kagan (The World America Made)

Wednesday: Nancy Pelosi

Thursday: Placido Domingo (Los Angeles Opera)

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

Monday: Gerry Dee (Mr. R), Samantha Bee (Daily Show), Coeur de Pirate

Tuesday: Eugene Levy, Martin Short, F–ked Up

Wednesday: Alan Thicke, Ron James, The Sheepdogs

Thursday: Jason Segel, Jeff Ross, Trombone Shorty

Friday: Russell Peters, Angelo Tsarouchas, k-os

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)

Friday: tba


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

Monday: Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0), Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), Derek Hough (Dancing with the Stars)

Tuesday: Matthew Morrison (Glee) cohosts, Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family)

Wednesday: Carrie Ann Inaba (Dancing with the Stars) cohosts, Patricia Heaton (The Middle)

Thursday: Mark Consuel0s cohosts, Jorge Garcia (Alcatraz), Cobra Starship

Friday: Mark Consuelos cohosts

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

Monday: William Shatner (Shatner’s World: We All Just Live in It), M. William Phelps (Dark Minds)

Tuesday: Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Tyler Perry (Good Deeds), cast of Dance Moms

Wednesday: Star Jones

Thursday: Dr. Mehmet Oz, Paul Adelstein (Private Practice)

Friday: Lori Greiner (Shark Tank)

The Talk (2 p.m., CBS)

Monday: Jamie Lee Curtis

Tuesday: Regis Philbin

Wednesday: Joan and Melissa Rivers

Thursday: Tom Arnold

Friday: Tyler Perry (Good Deeds)

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

Monday: tba





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

Monday: Amanda Seyfried (Gone)

Tuesday: Zac Efron and Taylor Swift

Wednesday: Randy Jackson (American Idol), Justin Theroux  (Wanderlust), Natasha Bedingfield (Chimes of Freedom)

Thursday: Jennifer Aniston (Wanderlust), performance from the Cirque du soleil show OVO

Friday: Seth Rogen, Bethenny Frankel

Denise Duguay



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