What’s On TV Tonight: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Tuesday, December 29 by

Tonight on TV, maple syrup, zombies, and fat people. Fans of IHOP will feel right at home.

CHECK OUT WHAT TO WATCH AFTER THE BREAK

NOTE: ALL TIMES EASTERN & PACIFIC!!!

 

PARKS AND RECREATIONS
Network: NBC
Time: 8 – 10PM
 
Reasons to watch: The season’s best sitcom explodes all over your face with four back-to-back episodes.

 
MACKENZIE PHILLIPS
Network: Biography
Time: 8 – 9PM
 
Reasons to watch: Mackenzie Phillips recalls the damage to her career caused by substance abuse. Also profiled, her comeback on the Disney series, So Weird. Not profiled, THAT TEN YEARS WHERE SHE BANGED HER OWN DAD.

 
DIRTY JOBS
Network: Discovery
Time: 9 – 10PM
 
Reasons to watch: Mike goes to Pennsylvania to try out maple syrup making. Included: a turf war with Aunt Jemima. Careful, Mike. She’s good with that bike chain.

 
28 WEEKS LATER
Network: FX
Time: 8 – 10PM
 
Reasons to watch: Much like a yeast infection, the rage virus returns in this confusing sequel to the 2002 thriller that is NOT about zombies no matter how much you insist that it is.

 
ONE BIG HAPPY FAMILY
Network: TLC
Time: 9 – 10PM
 
Reasons to watch: TLC pokes fatties with a stick in the premiere of One Big Happy Family, a reality show about a family whose members weigh in at over 300lbs apiece. Word is that they change the game in season two with the introduction of the Buddy Love serum.
 
WHO’S ON LATE
 
LENO (repeat)
Dolly Parton
 
LETTERMAN (repeat)
Robin Williams; Ashley Greene
 
CONAN (repeat)
Jamie Foxx; Jason Alexander; Grizzly Bear perform
 
KIMMEL (repeat)
William Shatner; Kirsten MacMillan; Jay Sean performs
 
FERGUSON (repeat)
Harry Connick Jr.; Peter Sagal
 
FALLON (repeat)
Fred Armisen; Carey Mulligan; Daniel Boulud

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