This Week in Television - 12/24

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

Check out what’s happening this week in TV.

Due to the holiday week, many programs will be showing repeats or will be off air until the beginning of the year.

CBS announced this week that I Get That A Lot, a show about celebrities pranking everyday people, will return after the holiday break, January 9. The show will feature the likes of Cheech Marin, Phil Keoghan, Jeff Gordon, Bruce Jenner, Jane Seymour and Larry Hagman pretending to be “everyday people” working normal jobs with some thinking they’ve mistaken a regular person for a celebrity.

MTV announced that it will renew Catfish: The TV Show for another season, Catfish will return after the holiday break Jan. 7

Carson Daly will host NBC’s New Year’s Eve with special guest stars Train and Casadee Pope, winner of The Voice.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno will feature:
Tuesday, December 25 - Albert Brooks, Kerry Washington with musical guest Willy Moon

Wednesday, December 26 - Matt Damon, Chris Pratt with musical guest Of Monsters And Men

Thursday, December 27 - Hugh Jackman, Magician Justin Willman with musical guest JD McPherson

Friday, December 28 - Megan Fox, Heisman Winner Johnny Manziel with musical guest Colbie Caillat

Monday, December 31 - Leslie Mann, Jim Rome with musical guest Garbage

The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson will feature:

Tuesday, Dec. 25- TV personality Regis Philbin and actress Katie Aselton

Wednesday, Dec. 26- The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons with music by Dispatch

Thursday, Dec. 27- Actor Ethan Hawke and music by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Friday, Dec. 28- Actress Mindy Kaling as well as comedian Carrot Top

Upcoming guests on The Late Show with David Letterman include:

Tuesday, Dec. 25 Actress Scarlett Johansson, Willie Nelson with musical guest Gary Clark, Jr.

Wednesday, Dec. 26- Musicians Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones from Led Zeppelin; actor John Krasinski and musical guest Paloma Faith

Thursday, Dec. 27- Matt Damon, Martin Freeman with musical guest JD McPherson

Friday, Dec. 28- Bill Murray with Vintage Trouble

Information compliments of press releases from respective networks



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