THE WEEKENDER // OCTOBER 12-18
Saturday, October 18, 2008
>>> QUICK HITS
On Tuesday, a contestant on THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE became the first to win a million dollars on the show. >>> On Thursday, John McCain finally appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN. The Republican presidential candidate canceled his first appearance at the last minute to address the economic crisis in Washington. Turns out, he was still in NYC taping an interview with Katie Couric. McCain told Letterman he "messed up." The interview brought the show its biggest ratings since December 2005 when Oprah Winfrey was on. >>> Glenn Beck is leaving CNN Headline News for the Fox News Channel. Reporter Jane Velez Mitchell has already been given Beck's 7pm slot. She's hosting a topical-driven show called, "Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell." >>> Madonna and Guy Ritchie are getting a divorced they are getting a divorce after almost eight years of marriage. >>> Maureen McCormick aka Marcia Brady made the rounds this week to promote her new book, "Here's The Story." The actress confessed to being addicted to cocaine and had at least two abortions. She also claims to have dated Steve Martin and Michael Jackson. >>> Sarah Silverman tells Howard Stern that she and Jimmy Kimmell are seeing each other on the DL and are taking things slow.
>>>VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Jack's Mannequin - "The Resolution"
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MTV, Mondays 10pm/ET
Based on a popular documentary film, this weekly series follows people who are in online relationships. They meet their longtime loves with the help of the show, but things aren't always what they seem.
FAST FOOD MANIA
DESTINATION AMERICA, Sundays 10pm/ET
If you listen to the Howard Stern show, the you already know that Jon Hein is the biggest fan of fast food around. Join Jon as he checks out the best places to chow down for cheap on this new show on the new network, Destination America. If you're not craving something greasing after watch this show, then something is wrong with you.
Trisha Goddard hosted talk shows overseas for years. Now, she's the star of her own show, a spin-off of Maury, here in the states. Topics have included a man with 5 wives and women who eat strange objects like drywall and dirt.
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