Friday, March 23, 2012

What's Worth Watching Notes - March 22, 2012

What's Worth Watching show #27 will replay Friday at 4am Eastern AND Saturday at 7pm Eastern on Howard 101. Thanks for tweeting your questions to us @whatsworthwatch.Glad we called Saul.

Next week in studio, the actor who played the infamous Boston area mailman who answered a Jeopardy! question "who are three people who have never been in my kitchen", John Ratzenberger.

- Jenny's TV News 
{Rosie cancelled and OWN struggles, X Factor judges, Cougar Town ratings up, 30 Rock live, American Bible challenge}
- This Is The Week That Was 
{Dancing With The Stars, Community, Pretty Little Liars, Bent, The Walking Dead}
- 140 Seconds with Ronnie Mund
- Interview with Bob Odenkirk
- What's Worth Watching: March 22 - March 28
Bob Odenkirk (
- Loves being called a comedy hero
- Comedy has always meant way too much to him
- Feels that comedy is a place to comment on the world around you
- Has no issue with just being silly and isn't judgmental on other comedy
- Is warily looking forward to The Three Stooges movie
- Created Mr. Show as a reaction to how things were done on SNL back then
- Used cue cards, rehearsed the scenes, and rewrote on Mr. Show
- SNL has changed a lot since the time that he was there
- Hinted there might be some Mr. Show reunions coming up soon
- Saul on Breaking Bad was originally supposed to do 3 or 4 episodes
- Creators were happy with Saul being funny and a break from the show tension
- Thought they called the wrong guy to play Saul on Breaking Bad
- Actually got a casting call when at SNL that was actually for someone else
- Wants to have a crazy death on Breaking Bad, if and when it happens
- Learns his lines verbatim on Breaking Bad as he did on Larry Sanders
- Discovered Tim & Eric who sent him a DVD and a bill for it
- Likes directing best but acting with a good script is a close second
- Thought Mr. Show could have been bigger when it aired
- Favorite Python sketch is Hide And Seek championship
- Excited about Lets Do This! at Adult Swim and hopes to do more
- Will be back on Breaking Bad next season, possibly as a ghost
Ronnie Mund (@rmlimodriver69)
- Recapped The Walking Dead finale and Lori's feelings for her family
- Still annoyed with Gossip Girl being off but couldn't remember the name
- Lobbied for a walk on role on Gossip Girl
- Was being driven around by a maniac while wearing a skull shirt
- Doesn't even know what's on TV anymore

JD Harmeyer (@jdharm)
- Upset by Jenny littering the studio with her news stories
- Fondly recalled the live episode of Roc
- Likened the first 20 mins of Walking Dead to Saving Private Ryan of zombies
- Favorite Python sketch is Dead Parrot but feels its hacky to say

Steve Brandano (@siriusstevieb)
- Thinks 30 Rock doing a live episode is a cool move
- Loves Lisa Lampanelli but it won't keep him watching Celebrity Apprentice
- Thanked Bob Odenkirk for the break in the tension of Breaking Bad
- Revealed his dad forced him to watch all of Python at a young age

Jenny Hutt (@jenniferhutt)
- Was overwhelmed by tons of paper
- Personally spoke to Rosie O'Donnell and assured us she's doing just fine
- In love with the lead actor in Bent which won't be on for much longer
Jon Hein (@jonmhein)
- Knows what people want to see on OWN is Oprah
- Would love to see Britney Spears in the X Factor judge chair
- Loved the last 15 minutes of The Walking Dead finale and Herschel's shotgun
- Assured Walking Dead fans that their zombie questions would be answered
- Once again told Jenny Hutt "you know nothing"
- Will be watching Game of Thrones and NOT The Killing on Sunday nights
- Favorite Python sketch is The Argument Clinic
- Predicts The Office will return but a lot of people will be gone
- Saw the Mad Men premiere and thought it was very good

What’s Worth Watching
March 22 - March 28

7p         NCAA Tournament (CBS)
8p         Community (NBC) 
             American Idol (FOX)
830p     30 Rock (NBC)  
9p         30 Rock (NBC)  {special time}
             Touch (FOX) {time slot premiere} {Jenny's pick}
930p     Up All Night (NBC)
10p       Archer (FX) {3rd season finale}
             Awake (NBC)
12a       Delocated! (ADULT SWIM)

7p        NCAA Tournament (CBS)
8p        Shark Tank (ABC)
9p        Fringe (FOX)
10p      Real Time w/Bill Maher (HBO)
            Spartacus: Vengeance (STARZ)
            In Plain Sight (USA)

7p        NCAA Tournament Elite 8 (CBS)
9p        The Firm (NBC)

7p        60 Minutes (CBS)
8p        The Amazing Race (CBS)
            Once Upon A Time (ABC)
9p        Mad Men (AMC) {5th season premiere}  {Steve's pick}
            Luck (HBO) {series finale}
            The Good Wife (CBS)
            The Apprentice (NBC)
10p      Eastbound & Down (HBO)
1030p  Life's Too Short (HBO)
1230a  Check It Out (ADULT SWIM) {JD's pick}

8p        Dancing With The Stars (ABC)
            The Voice (NBC)
            Alcatraz (FOX) {1st season finale}
            The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABCF)
9p        Being Human (SYFY)
10p      Smash (NBC)

8p       Raising Hope (FOX)
           The Biggest Loser (NBC)
9p       New Girl (FOX)
930p   Breaking In (FOX)
10p     Justified (FX)  {Ronnie's pick}

8p        American Idol (FOX)
            Survivor (CBS)
9p        Bent (NBC)
930p    Happy Endings (ABC)
10p      Hot In Cleveland (TVLAND)
            South Park (COMEDY)
            Whitechapel (BBCA) {2nd season premiere} {Jon's pick}

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