8:30 PM 2010-2011 Academy Awards (ABC)
What a spectacular way to end the year in film! Tonight 4/6 of the monkeys tuned into the academy awards which will certainly be a top-rated program of the night. It was an especially youthful night with James Franco and Anne Hathaway at the helm. The King’s Speech turned out to be the big winner, inching out our demographic favorite: Inception. We have added The Fighter, Exit through the Giftshop and Javier Bardem’s “Biutiful” to our queue.
9:00 PM Californication (SHOWTIME)
Californication is quite possibly the raunchiest, dirtiest and most obscene mainstream television program on air. It chronicles the life of Hank Moody (David Duchovny) a struggling writer who is always in the right situation at the right time. Therefore, it is right in our wheelhouse. This show gets the full monkey attendance each and every sunday. The show is currently in its fifth season and each episode continues to push pay television’s envelope. Perhaps we are outliers in the demographic by having the luxury of Showtime, however, this show is worth every penny.
10:00 PM Shameless (SHOWTIME)
Introducing Frank Gallagher played by William H. Macy. Frank is the antagonist of the show “Shameless”, another program on Showtime that brings all of the monkeys out of the woodwork. Shameless is a scripted hour that delves into the lives of the Gallagher family, a more than dysfunctional group of individuals brought together by their need for each other rather than blood. Each week the Gallagher’s, with Frank as their not-so leader, find themselves in some type of trouble. Also, the lead character Fiona, played by Emmy Rossum is exceptional:
This is what we watched tonight, stay tuned for the next post!