No TV news, just some Japanese zoo drills and a friendly Southern cat

It’s one of those days when I regret to inform you that I do not have TV news to share with you. Oh, there is TV news out there, I just am not in a place to do anything about it as I am traveling about. Instead, I’m going to offer you a few ridiculous videos:

Here we have Japanese zoo employees running escaped animal drills. THIS IS VERY SERIOUS BUSINESS:

And if that delighted you as much as it delighted me, there is a Twitter account, @mondomascots, that covers the amazing world of Japanese mascots that I urge you to check out.

This boat is theirs now:

And if you haven’t seen this cat who says “Well, hi!” in a southern drawl, today is your lucky day. This changes everything:


The Bachelor: Demi is there for some reason, organizing an “extreme pillow fight club” and I just have a lot of things to say about THAT. 7 p.m., ABC

All American: Dillon and Spencer find themselves confronted by the police. Winter premiere. 7 p.m., The CW

Black Lightning: Blackbird faces new challenges in the winter premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

Prodigal Son: The FBI and the NYPD team up to try to save Malcolm. Winter premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

Love Island: I’m only including this so that I can post Kombucha Girl’s amazing Love Island impersonations. She’s from Texas, y’all. Hulu

Late Night:

  • Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ken Jeong, Kate Upton, Old Dominion
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers: Michael Moore, June Diane Raphael, Adam Marcello
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Jim Gaffigan, Tom Steyer
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Michael Peña, Meg Myers
  • The Daily Show: Mary Frances Berry
  • Conan: Josh Gad
  • Lights Out with David Spade: Punkie Johnson, Brad Garrett, Erik Griffin
  • Watch What Happens Live: Jerry O’Connell, Ashton Pienaar
  • A Little Late with Lily Singh: Awkwafina

MON. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC The Bachelor
The Good Doctor
CBS The Neighbor-hood
Bob Hearts Abishola
All Rise
CW All American
Black Lightning
FOX 9-1-1: Lone Star
Prodigal Son
NBC America’s Got Talent: The Champions

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