To make the time go faster, why not check out some of the up-and-coming artists on the talk show circuit, like Estelle, Kate Nash, The Swell Season or Matt Costa?

Thursday, April 24

Ashlee Simpson – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Estelle – “Late Show with David Letterman”

Old 97’s – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Ashlee Simpson – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Andrew Norelli – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”

Dov Davidoff, The Airborne Toxic Event – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Friday, April 25

Paula Abdul – NBC’s “Today” show

Kate Nash – “The View”

Mariah Carey – “Live with Regis and Kelly”

Craig Ferguson, The Black Crowes – “Late Show with David Letterman”

Prince – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Say Anything – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”

The Swell Season – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Matt Costa – “Last Call with Carson Daly” – rerun

Saturday, April 26

Franz Ferdinand, What Made Milwaukee Famous – “Austin City Limits” – rerun

Panic at the Disco – “Saturday Night Live” – rerun