TV programming often seems like a mishmash of rehash. But once in a great while, the gazillion-and-one channels really do manage to span a vast expanse of ideologies and interests. Tonight, for example, you can eat your dinner while ruminating about homophobia and other hallmarks of the religious right, and then you can stay up late to rock out with a queer band that’s hitting the big time.
At 9 p.m. ET on CNN, the third and final part of the God’s Warriors documentary series seeks to “explain” Christian fundamentalism in America. I doubt even Christiane Amanpour can do that. AfterElton.com has an article about the show if you want to learn more, and Amanpour herself (who has been on my personal hot list for years) answers some insightful questions on CNN.com.
Later, at 12:35 a.m. ET on CBS, the Toronto-based band the Cliks performs on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.
If you haven’t heard “Oh Yeah” yet, you’re missing an infectious tune indeed: