Talk Show Listings

Published on August 29th, 2011 | by Sharilyn Johnson


Comedian Talk Show Appearances: Week of Aug 29

Things have been quiet in Third Beat-ville as I’m on the road for the third and final time this summer. In an experience reminiscent of George Carlin’s A Place for My Stuff bit, I went on a trip-away-from-my-trip, which meant spending the last day and a half without my laptop. Scary!

Now that I’ve been reunited with my stuff, here’s what’s on tap for the balance of the week:

Monday, August 29
David Letterman: Jason Sudeikis,
Jay Leno: David Koechner
Jimmy Kimmel: Aziz Ansari (repeat)
Craig Ferguson: Ted Alexandro)

Tuesday, August 30
Jimmy Fallon: Will Forte, Amy Sedaris
Conan O’Brien: Steve Martin (repeat)
Regis and Kelly: Kevin James

Wednesday, August 31
David Letterman: Aubrey Plaza
Jay Leno: Jay Mohr
Craig Ferguson: Louie Anderson
Jimmy Fallon: Jim Gaffigan
Conan O’Brien: Ian Edwards (repeat)

Thursday, September 1
David Letterman: Joe Wong
Craig Ferguson: Kathy Griffin
Conan O’Brien: Zach Galifianakis (repeat)

Friday, September 2
Jay Leno: Kevin Hart
Jimmy Kimmel: Joel McHale (repeat)
Jimmy Fallon: Jason Sudeikis
The View: “Weird Al” Yankovic (repeat)
Regis and Kelly: Will Ferrell (repeat)

About the Author

is the author of the book Bears & Balls: The Colbert Report A-Z. Called "one of the city’s most discriminating comedy critics” by NOW Magazine, Sharilyn has been covering comedy for longer than she cares to admit. She served as the comedy reporter for Winnipeg's Uptown Magazine for five years, and was the host of the radio show Laugh Tracks for three seasons. Her work has also appeared in the Toronto Star, the Winnipeg Free Press, The Apiary, and on CBC Radio's national comedy programs LOL and Definitely Not the Opera.

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