Saturday, October 1, 2011

What's Worth Watching Notes - September 29, 2011

What's Worth Watching show #8 will replay Sunday at 7am Eastern on Howard 101.

- This Is The Week That Was: Modern Family, Saturday Night Live, The Office, Breaking Bad, Pan Am, Boardwalk Empire
- 140 Seconds with Ronnie Mund
- Interview with Michael K Williams
- What's Worth Watching September 29 - October 5

Michael K Williams (
- Likened seeing Howard Stern walk by to spotting Obama
- Never gets tired about talking about The Wire
Gets called Omar at least once a day
- Idris Elba helped him through THAT scene with Stringer and Mouzone
- Told Chris Bauer to lay off the V
- Feels the impact of the show is more important than winning any Emmy
- His favorite Omar scene was in the courtroom in Season 2
- Realized The Wire was something special in Season 3
- Knew Omar eventually was going to go but had no idea when
- Says Boardwalk Empire is a boys club and Chalkie does more this season
- Revealed Dan Harmon stalked him on Twitter to appear in Community
- Modern Family is the show he would love to be on next

140 Seconds with Ronnie Mund (
- Felt Ashton Kutcher did a better job but still wants Charlie Sheen
- Will stay with Two and a Half Men...for now
- Liked Tom Sizemore in 5-O and thought he'd be good for Two and a Half Men
- Caught the latest episode of Gossip Girl
- Is a big CSI: Miami fan

Steve Brandano (
- Asked MKW if there's a Wire picnic
- Lived out the life long dream of telling Omar that its all in the game
- Recommends Prohibition on PBS before watching Boardwalk Empire
- Can't wait to see Ty Burrell with Michael K Williams

Jenny Hutt (
- Was the only one in the room who loved Pan Am
- Is ready to set up Abby Elliott with JD
- Feels Ronnie should move on from Two and a Half Men
- Won't endorse Breaking Bad but loves Suburgatory

JD Harmeyer (
- Is not up to date with the latest dramas
- Ready to date any female SNL cast member
- Agrees that The Wire is one of the best dramas of all time
- Feels Jon called the role of Omar iconic one too many times

Jon Hein (
- Admitted to being nervous interviewing Michael K Williams
- Prepared for this show listening to 5 seasons of themes from The Wire
- Feels the role of Omar was one of the most powerful ever portrayed
- Insists its unfair to compare Mad Men to Pan Am
- Expects Paul Scheer to appear on a future show

What’s Worth Watching
September 29 – October 5
8p  The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 
Community (NBC) 
830p Parks & Recreation (NBC) 
9p The Office (NBC) 
Person Of Interest (CBS)  
10p      It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia (FX)

9p Fringe (FOX) 
Supernatural (CW) 
10p Blue Bloods (CBS) 
Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Strike Back (MAX)
12p Baseball Playoffs (TBS)
9p Doctor Who (BBCA) [6th season finale]
1130p Saturday Night Live (NBC) [Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum]

7p 60 Minutes (CBS) 
8p Sunday Night Football: Jets vs Ravens (NBC)
              Prohibition (PBS) 
The Simpsons (FOX) 
9p Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
The Good Wife (CBS) 
Dexter (SHO) [6th season premiere]
10p Breaking Bad (AMC)
Homeland (SHO) [pilot]
Hung/How To Make It In America (HBO) [3rd/2nd season premiere]

8p  How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
9p House (FOX) [8th season premiere]
Two and a Half Men (CBS) 
10p Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) 

8p Renee (ESPN)
9p New Girl (FOX) 
930p Raising Hope (FOX) 
10p Sons of Anarchy (FX)
Unforgettable (CBS)

8p Survivor (CBS)
9p Modern Family (ABC)
George Harrison: Living In The Material World (HBO)
Inside The NFL (SHO)
930 Raising Hope (FOX) [special night]
Happy Endings (ABC)  
10p Luther (BBCA)  
American Horror Story (FX) [pilot]

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