What's On: Hasta La Vista, Conando
It doesn't seem fair that we have to say goodbye to Conan O'Brien tonight, unsure of whether we will ever see him with his rag-tag group of characters conceived at NBC again. (After last night's segment with Robin Williams, even Coco admitted that he wasn't sure who gets custody.) So let's put on a brave face, pray for some Triumph and Conando and soak up the last few, historical moments of the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.
Join us at 11:35 PM EST tonight to live-tweet Coco's final Tonight Show with Movieline's own Mark Lisanti! [Note: *We should have the east coast feed. If not, we'll do west coast at 11:30pm PST]
Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien [11:35 PM, NBC]
Conan bids farewell to NBC tonight by welcoming his very first Tonight Show guests, Tom Hanks and Will Ferrell, back to bookend his seven-month gig. Neil Young will appear as the musical guest. Viewers can count on special guests, probably another outrageously expensive (that is actually not expensive at all) f*ck-you gag and maybe a visit by Triumph the Insult Dog, who has not yet paid his respects to Coco.
Hope for Haiti Now [8 PM, Check local listings]
George Clooney, Wyclef Jean and Anderson Cooper host tonight's telethon, with concerts taking place in Los Angeles, New York and London by Coldplay, U2, Madonna, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé. The two-hour event has already broken records for most-distributed telethon in history and will feature a visit by special guest Robert Pattinson.
Spartacus: Blood and Sand [10 PM, Starz]
Starz debuts its warrior action series tonight, already being describe as having some of the goriest violence and most graphic sex scenes found on television today. The series centers on a Thracian warrior (Andy Whitfield) who is captured by Romans and forced to become a gladiator. John Hannah co-stars as Batiatus, the owner of Spartacus; Lucy Lawless plays Lucretia, Batiatus's wife; and Peter Mensah is Doctore, the man enlisted to teach Spartacus how to survive in the arena.
Requiem For a Dream [10:15 PM, TMC]
Darren Aronofsky's chilling cautionary tale of drug addiction is based on Hubert Selby Jr.'s novel and centers on Jared Leto as a Brooklyn man who, along with his mother (Ellen Burstyn) and girlfriend (Jennifer Connelly), sinks into the bleak, desperate underworld of addiction. If Connelly's heroin-motivated orgy scene does not curb your substance curiosities, nothing will.