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TV Junkie: Jon Rains on Kate's Parade; NBC to Comcast? UPDATED: Pam Beesly's Wedding Vlog

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UPDATED: Pam Beesly from "The Office" has got a wedding site up complete with vlog.
So the word was that Jon Gosselin was kicked off of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" making it "Kate Plus 8" which really would have been 1/2 a show. Now Jon has retaliated and has shut down the show's production via a cease and desist order. So now there'll be a battle between parental rights and TV network contract lawyers. Could be interesting but it seems unlikely anyone will come out smelling like roses in this mess.
Is GE finally going to get out of the TV business? Rumor has it that Comcast is in talks to acquire all or some of NBC Universal. Hopefully this will put an end to the Lenofication of TV and will restore more scripted shows (we can dream).
Good news for the LGBT community in that a survey is showing more LGBT characters are appearing on TV with better portrayals and story arcs.

The TV Junkie Plan: "FlashForward", "The Office", "Community", Conan, Fallon

8:00pm Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday NBC - A bit of SNL

8:00pm The National Parks: America's Best Idea PBS/KCET - Great Nature (1933-1945) The national parks provide a source for jobs and peace; the park idea expands to include new places and new ways of thinking.

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8:00pm FlashForward ABC - Demetri and Mark travel to Utah in search of a suspect who might be connected to the global blackout [more antics in the LA Times newsrooms]

8:00pm Survivor: Samoa CBS - A clever lie turns a tribe against one of its harmless members

8:30pm Parks and Recreation NBC - Leslie eagerly anticipates her role as a judge in the Miss Pawnee Pageant

9:00pm Fringe FOX - A bomb blows up inside a train station but leaves no trace of any explosive device

9:00pm The Office NBC - The news breaks that not everyone will be getting a raise; Dwight reaches his breaking point with Jim

9:00pm Grey's Anatomy ABC - Izzie returns to work; Seattle Grace residents position themselves to avoid layoffs

9:30pm Community NBC - Jeff signs up for a class thinking it will be an easy A, but the professor (John Michael Higgins) has other ideas

10:00pm Private Practice ABC - Season Premiere

10:00pm The Jay Leno Show NBC - Comic Chris Rock.

10:00pm The Mentalist CBS - A prominent state senator's intern is killed

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11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Woody Harrelson; TV personality Kim Kardashian.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Director Michael Moore; actor Seth MacFarlane; Rodrigo Y Gabriela performs

12:00am Watch What Happens: Live Bravo - Actor Jimmy Fallon. Actor, really?

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Hayden Panettiere; actor Matthew Rhys; Joss Stone performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Patricia Arquette; actor Dominic Cooper.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Ryan Reynolds; actress Emma Stone; Miranda Lambert performs.

Get Krumping with the "Community" posse: