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Talk-show Tango March 19-23: Counting down to The Hunger Games

In television on 03/19/2012 at 8:20 am

There’s a whole lot of Hunger Games going on this week, counting down to the Friday premiere (Thursday just past midnight, if you’re a night owl), plus a goodly amount of repeats. Settle in. But first, watch this trailer for The Hunger Games. Though, of course, you’ve read all the novels so you barely need this.

LATE NIGHT

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

Monday: First Lady Michelle Obama, Esperanza Spalding (Radio Music Society)

Tuesday: Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games), Gail Collins (William Henry Harrison), The Shins (Port of Morrow)

Wednesday: Debra Messing (Smash), Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games), Oberhofer (Tim Capsules II)

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

Friday: Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Ringer), Die Antwoord (Tension) (R)

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

Monday: Anne Rice, comic Geoff Tate

Tuesday: Kathy Bates, Brad Goreski

Wednesday: Elizabeth Banks, comic Bryan Miller

Thursday: Ewan McGregor, Paula Poundstone as the voice of Geoff (R)

Friday: David Sedaris, NeedToBreathe, comic Jeff Cesario, Tom Lennon as the voice of Geoff (R)

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

Monday: Jamie Lee Curtis, Armie Hammer, Ro bert Glasper Experiment with Ledisi

Tuesday: Ron Paul, Frank Caliendo, The Wanted

Wednesday: Kim Kardashian, Sheri Shepherd, Tennis

Thursday: Arsenio Hall, Lily Collins, The Secret Sisters

Friday: Christina Aguilera, Melanie Fiona with J. Cole

Conan (midnight ET on Comedy Network1 a.m. on CTV)

Monday: Ewan McGregor (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen), David Mizejewski, Dana Gould

Tuesday: Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Schirripa (Nothign Personal, The Secret Life of hte American Teenager), Sharon Van Etten

Wednesday: Joel McHale (Community), Sanjay Gupta, Birdy

Thursday: Will Ferrell (Casa de mi  Padre)

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

Monday: January Jones (Mad Men), Jeffrey Tambor

Tuesday: Jon Hamm (Friends with Kids, Mad Men), Rachael Harris

Wednesday: Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games), Chris Jericho

Thursday: Candice Bergen, Fergie, Jeff Musial

Friday: Christian Slater (Breaking In), Bethenny Frankel

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

Monday: Jessica Simpson (Fashion Star), Gael Garcia Bernal (Casa de mi Padre), The Naked and Famous

Tuesday: Kristen Bell (House of Lies), Ice Cube (21 Jump Street), KISS

Wednesday: Don Rickles, Dave Franco (21 Jump Street), Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem with Travis Barker)

Thursday: Kristin Chenoweth (GCB), Jimmie Johnson (NASCAR), Neon Trees

Friday: Will Ferrell (Casa de mi Padre), Ellie Kemper (21 Jump Street), Allen Stone

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

Monday: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum (21 Jump Street), Josh Wolf, Jen Kirkman, TJ Miller

Tuesday: Adrien Brody, Lavell, Crawford, April Richardson, Ross Mathews

Wednesday: Nicole Richie, Dan Levy, Arden Myrin, Bill Bellamy

Thursday: Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games), Moshe Kasher, Heather McDonald, Bobby Lee

Friday: Shirley Manson, Chris Franjola, Natasha Leggero, Ross Mathews (R)

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

Monday: Julianne Moore (Game Change) (R)

Tuesday: Rachel Weisz (R)

Wednesday: Grover Norquist (R)

Thursday: Will Ferrell (Casa de mi Padre) (R)

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

Monday: Jonathan Safran Foer (New American Haggadah) (R)

Tuesday: Audra McDonald (Porgy and Bess) (R)

Wednesday: Katherine Boo (Behind the Beautiful Forevers) (R)

Thursday: Mark McKinnon (No Labels) (R)

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

Monday: Lionel Richie (Tuskegee), Joe Cornish

Tuesday: Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy), Adam van Koeverden (Right to Play)

Wednesday: Richard Branson and Bo Derek, Gabrielle Miler (Sisters and Brothers)

Thursday: Little Mosque on the Prairie cast, Saul Williams (Volcanic Sunlight)

Friday: best of the week and Matt Haimovitz and Chris O’Riley

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

DAYTIME

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

Monday: Nick Lachey cohosts, Ice Cube (21 Jump Street), Joan Collins, Jennifer Goldstein (Prevention magazine)

Tuesday: Dana Carvey cohosts, Elizabeth Hurley, Ewan McGregor (Salmon Fishing in the the Yemen), Christina Ricci, Carla Gugino

Wednesday: Martin Short cohosts, Josh Duhamel

Thursday: Michael Strahan cohosts, Denzel Washington, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Weatherly, Vanessa Hudgens

Friday: Jerry O’Connell cohosts, Taylor Swift, Dwayne JOhnson, Rebecca Romijn

The View 11 a.m. ET, ABC and CTV)

Monday: tribute to mentors

Tuesday: Katharine McPhee (Smash), Drew Pinsky, Michael Corbett (What’s It Worth?)

Wednesday: Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Andie MacDowell (Jane by Design)

Thursday: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Red Tails)

Friday: David Arquette, Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), The Cranberries

The Talk (2 p.m., CBS)

Monday: cast of B&B

Tuesday: Cote de Pablo

Wednesday: Miss Piggy

Thursday: Maya Rudolph

Friday: Wayne Brady

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

Monday: Bethenny Frankel, Million-Dollar Female Inventors, Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars)

Tuesday: TLC’s Little Couple, American Idol ex-contestants

Wednesday: Caught on Tape, Ashley Judd (Missing)

Thursday: The Boy Who Cannot Eat, Kathy Bates (Harry’s Law)

Friday: Renegade Moms Take Matters into Their Own Hands, Jon Hamm and John Slattery (Mad Men)

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

Monday: Ed Helms (Jeff, Who Lives at Home), Kathy Freston

Tuesday: Armie Hammer (Mirror Mirror), Kevin Nealon, Birdy

Wednesday: Elizabeth Banks (Hunger Games), Casey James

Thursday: tba

Friday:

Denise Duguay

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