First, an oversight to note. Last Thursday, October 2, Johnny Galecki, who plays a scientist on The Big Bang Theory, was on The Late Show. I missed that in last week’s post (perhaps he was a late addition, but it was still an oversight).
The week started early, as Dr. Richard Besser, medical author, was on The View. The medical focus continues tonight when Dr. Atul Gawande visits with Jon Stewart. Ebola will be the first topic, and probably the two after that.
It’s a short list this week, but given all of the upcoming innovation-focused television coming over the next 10 days, it’ll be okay. If you want more, check out this late-September segment of Better Know a District where Stephen Colbert tries to get California’s Second District Representative Jared Huffman. Among the wide range of topics were sharks and bees.
(8:41 p.m. October 6) ETA: Unfortunately, this week Craig Ferguson’s program is on repeats. That means, since the Nobel Prizes are announced this week, that we are unlikely to have Nobel-themed monologues. Unless he is taping shows for