What’s on Tonight: The Dude Abides

01.12.11 7 years ago 18 Comments

Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides (PBS) — Part of the “American Masters” series, this documentary covers Bridges’s four-decade career in acting. In this preview clip, he drops in on the Little Lebowski shop in Greenwich Village. The cashier’s head almost explodes. (via Kottke)

Off the Map (ABC) — Series premiere. From “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rimes comes this medical soap about doctors in the jungle. Rimes swears that it’s not “Grey’s Anatomy in the Jungle,” but… it’s “Grey’s Anatomy in the Jungle.” In a review that actually defends “Off the Map,” the A.V. Club calls it “pleasantly mediocre.” Wow. High praise. Be sure to tune in.

My Strange Addiction (TLC) — Click the inset screencap. That’s all you need to know about this show. (via suicideblonde)

Modern Family (ABC) — “24” star Mary Lynn Rajskub guest stars as Mitchell’s old girlfriend. Man, the anglo-centric immigration authorities at Ellis Island really dropped the ball the day Mary Lynn’s ancestors came to the country.

Top Chef (Bravo) — The chefs have to catch a fish and cook it for dinner. Awesome. Fishing is never not exciting.

Human Target (Fox) — Two back-to-back episodes tonight. Little-known fact: Sarah Palin came up with the name for this show.

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