Monday, April 16, 2012

What's Worth Watching Notes - April 12, 2012

What's Worth Watching show #29 which aired live on Thursday, April 12, will replay Friday at 4am & Saturday at 7pm on Howard 101 (all times Eastern). Thanks to Krysten Ritter & Chris Elliott for chatting with us, and for tweeting your "actors" to us @whatsworthwatch that caused Inside The Actors Studio to jump a big fish.

Coming next week, TV actresses with first names I can't spell.

RUNDOWN
- Jenny's TV News
{RIP Mike Wallace, Game of Thrones s3 renewal, Chevy Chase Community battle, Jon's new show on Destination America}
- This Is The Week That Was
{Game of Thrones, Inside the Actors Studio, Gossip Girl, Dont Trust the B**** In Apt 23, Mad Men, Justified}
- Interview with Krysten Ritter
- Interview with Chris Elliott
- 140 Seconds with Ronnie Mund
- What's Worth Watching: April 12 - April 18

Krysten Ritter (@Krystenritter)
- Took a while to say B instead of Bitch in her show's
- Proud the show doesn't drop superfluous vagina jokes
- Feels her character is a bitch in the most positive way
- Pointed out James Vanderbeek wasn't in original script
- Loved making out with Aaron Paul on Breaking Bad
- Hopes to make a final appearance on Breaking Bad despite being dead
- Sold film Life Happens but didn't want to change it for studios
- Decided to make Life Happens on her own, the way she originally set out

Chris Elliott
- Didnt parody Justified w/Eagleheart but the cowboy hat does
- Feels the show is funnier because it's 15 minutes on Adult Swim
- Thinks late night is still great and it all comes from Dave
- Lucky there was a skeleton crew when he first started with Dave
- Knew if Dave laughed at your stuff you were going to be okay
- Originally planned to be a scenic designer
- Tried to write for SNL and got rejected by Jean Doumanian
- Thankful his dad told him to take a gopher job at 30 Rock
- Felt he got to SNL too late in his career
- Stands by Cabin Boy And admits its flawed but goofy
- People dont realize that SNL is a constant audition
- Told his daughter Abby that she didn't have to take SNL for him
- Thinks SNL got catch phrasey with the Billy Crystal years
- Warned JD to stay away from his daughter
- Thrilled Jon was showing someone a scene from Get A Life
- Based Get A Life on living at home with his parents
- FOX wanted Get A Life to be the new Cosby Show and change their brand
- Got endless notes wanting a real sitcom moment with his dad
- Cabin Boy was the first traumatic experience in his career
- Went to SNL after Cabin Boy got lambasted
- Stands by Cabin Boy which looks bizarre if you watch it stoned
- Asked to take a picture by Jenny Hutt twelve times

Ronnie Mund (@rmlimodriver69)
- Excited that Gossip Girl has finally returned
- Expertly broke down GG and wondered who the gossip girl really is
- Didnt call in due to being with Howard at AGT

JD Harmeyer (@jdharm)
- Pointed out how Jenny's pants looked like a planetarium
- Big fan of the whorehouses on Game of Thrones
- Pictured Ronnie watching Gossip Girl in a skulls shirt
- Feels Inside the Actors Studio jumped the shark with Billy Joel
- Wondered how Stan Humphries got involved on Gossip Girl
- Laughed at his own joke and feels he is funny

Steve Brandano (@siriusstevieb)
- Asked Jenny to do a Fletch impression
- Upset Jon inferred that Inside the Actors Studio jts'd with Ben Affleck
- Noted bitch stood for being in total control of herself
- Insulted Cabin Boy directly to Chris Elliott
- Threatened to hang out with Chris Elliott

Jenny Hutt (@jenniferhutt)
- Feels Morley Safer is questioning his own mortality
- Yelped at the end of last GoT episode
- Pointed out Jon's diabetes when announcing his new TV hosting gig
- Did her best Chevy Chase impression reading Community story
- Declared Krysten Ritter's bitch character to be an educator
- Has corresponded with Chris Elliott since our interview

Jon Hein (@jonmhein)
- Misses the old 60 Minutes anchors including U of M's Mike Wallace
- Ridiculously excited about new locations in GoT opening credits
- Figures Mad Men writers had lots of issues growing up
- Feels Inside the Actors Studio jumped the shark w/Teri Hatcher
- Marveled how Ronnie's TV review has turned into a Gossip Girl update
- Isn't sure if he can stomach Girls on HBO

What’s Worth Watching
April 12 - 18

THURSDAY, APRIL 12
8p         Community (NBC)
             American Idol (FOX)
830p     30 Rock (NBC)  
9p         Touch (FOX)
             Person of Interest (CBS)
930p     Up All Night (NBC) {1st season finale}
10p       Awake (NBC)
             Scandal (ABC)

FRIDAY, APRIL 13
8p        The Finder (FOX)
            Shark Tank (ABC)
9p        Fringe (FOX)
            Grimm (NBC)
            Lionel Richie & Friends (CBS)
10p      Real Time w/Bill Maher (HBO)
            In Plain Sight (USA)

SATURDAY, APRIL 14
8p        Titanic (ABC) mini series
9p        Being Human (BBCA) {4th season finale}
1130p  Saturday Night Live (NBC) {Josh Brolin & Gotye}

SUNDAY, APRIL 15
7p        60 Minutes (CBS)
8p        The Amazing Race (CBS)
            Frozen Planet (DISC)
9p        Game of Thrones (HBO)
            The Good Wife (CBS)
            The Killing (AMC)
            Nurse Jackie (SHO)
930p    The Big C (SHO)
10p      Mad Men (AMC)
Eastbound & Down (HBO) {3rd season finale}
            The Borgias (SHO)
            NYC 22 (CBS) {pilot}
1030p  Girls (HBO) {pilot}
             



MONDAY, APRIL 16
8p        The Voice (NBC)
            Bones (FOX)
            Gossip Girl (CW)
830p    Two Broke Girls (CBS)
9p        House (FOX)
            Eureka (SYFY) {5th season premiere}
10p      Smash (NBC)
            Castle (ABC)

TUESDAY, APRIL 17
8p        Glee (FOX)
830p    Cougar Town (ABC)
9p        New Girl (FOX)
            The Voice (NBC) {live eliminations}
            Ringer (CW) {1st season finale}
930p    Raising Hope (FOX) {2nd season finale}
10p      Deadliest Catch (DISC)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
8p        American Idol (FOX)
            Survivor (CBS)
9p        Modern Family (ABC)
930p    Don't Trust The B*** In Apt 23 (ABC)
10p      South Park (COMEDY)
            Whitechapel (BBCA)

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