Daily Talk Shows
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (ABC) Meghan Tonjes, who has made an appearance on AfterEllen.com before with Michelle Barna on Really!? REALLY!?, talked about becoming a YouTube sensation with her beautiful covers of hot songs. Jennifer Lopez stopped by for some Idol talk, in which Ellen wanted to know who had a bigger entourage: JLo or Ryan Seacrest. Natalie Portman tested Ellen on her dance skills on Wednesday. Then Ellen decided to offer Oprah a bet regarding the Packers/Bears game on Sunday. Watch full episodes at Ellen.warnerbros.com.
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC): Meghan McCain engaged Rachel in a conversation about the NRA, in which Rachel says she took partner Susan Mikula to a women and guns event for their first date. Meghan says she wants to invite Rachel to attend a NRA rally with her in the future. On Tuesday, Rachel celebrated Nancy Pelosi’s position as a fighter for health reform and sat down for an interview with the politician on Capitol Hill. And we learned of Rachel’s wish to have seen Miss America live because Miss Arkansas had a real talent for yodeling ventriloquism. Watch full episodes at MSNBC.com.
The Talk (CBS): On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the hosts brought their kids to sit in the audience, and Sara Gilbert’s kids, Levi and Sawyer made an appearance. While talking about the woman who fell into a mall fountain while texting (captured on security video and now all over the internet), Sara reveals she ran into a beam in the parking lot this week because she had been on her phone as well. Watch full episodes at CBS.com.
This weekend: Don’t miss Spartacus: Gods of the Arena on Starz (Friday), the premiere of Portlandia (Friday), Fringe on its new night (Friday) and the 10 year anniversary of The Suze Orman Show on CNBC (Saturday).