What’s On TV Tonight: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Tuesday, October 27 by
Tonight Spike honors horror movies and BET honors hip-hop. Both industries famous for stabbings.
 
CHECK OUT WHAT TO WATCH AFTER THE JUMP
 
NOTE: ALL TIMES EASTERN & PACIFIC!!!

 
HIP HOP AWARDS ’09
Network: BET
Time: 8 – 10PM
 
Reasons to watch: Mike Epps hosts BET’s biggest night. Not to be confused with Hip Hop Honors. Or the Source Awards. Or the Hip-Hop World Awards. Or the Vibe Awards. This is its own thing.
 
IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN
Network: ABC
Time: 8 – 9PM
 
Reasons to watch: ABC sticks to tradition with their annual showing of the Great Pumpkin. And I plan to stick to my Halloween tradition of dressing as The Snake Charmer. Ladies, you are powerless against my boner-inducing flute.
 
HALLOWEEN 4 / HALLOWEEN 5
Network: AMC
Time: 8PM – Midnight
 
Reasons to watch: You can pretty much catch an airing of Halloween 4 or Halloween 5 at any time, any day on AMC. It’s as if that and Death Wish 3 are the only movies they own. So guess what they’re showing as October 31st approaches. Hint: Not Death Wish 3.
 
2009 SCREAM AWARDS
Network: Spike
Time: 10PM – Midnight
 
Reasons to watch: Spike uses an entire awards show as an excuse to get Megan Fox to wear a low-cut dress. Very shrewd Spike. I see what you did there and admire your costly tactics.
 
CHARLIE ROSE
Network: PBS
Time: 11PM – Midnight
 
Reasons to watch: The Coen Brothers whoop it up with Charlie Rose in what is likely to be the crunkest thing on TV tonight. Yes, that includes the Hip Hop Awards.
 
WHO’S ON LATE
 
LENO
Ewen McGregor
 
LETTERMAN
Courtney Cox; Florence and the Machine perform
 
CONAN
Gary Shandling; Paula Deen; Julian Casablancas performs
 
KIMMEL
Poop Specialist Dr. Oz; Morningwood perform
 
FERGUSON
Alicia Silverstone; Salmon Rushdie
 
FALLON
Artie Lang; Olivia Mung; David Chang
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