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TV Junkie: 'The Soup', 'The Soup', 'The Soup' Is On Fire

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Weekend Edition

Joel McHale from "The Soup" on E! tonight at 10pm
Last night the TV Junkie was very fortunate to be invited to the taping of "The Soup" which will air on E! tonight at 10pm. It was a fantastic experience made all the more special by a great special guest and some hilarious shenanigans. Charming and kind host Joel McHale and executive producers KP Anderson and Edward Boyd (very fun men in their own right) gave us a few minutes for a video piece that will be posted later tonight. "The Soup" has always been a weekly gem and to see it being put together before one's eyes was an amazing experience. We're so fortunate to have this team at E! process and present a week's worth of TV and pop culture for us with just the right perspective of smart and biting humor. Watch it tonight, it's even better than usual.
This weekend is otherwise a little slow - be aware that the "new" episode of "SNL" is just regurgitated Amy Poehler bits, Sunday, again, is kind of where it's at.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Bill Moyers, "The Soup", Letterman, Ferguson. Saturday - Grey Gardens. Sunday - "Sit Down, Shut Up", "Breaking Bad"Tonight

8:00pm Prison Break FOX - Spring Premiere

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9:00pm Bill Moyers Journal PBS/KCET - Writer David Simon ("The Wire") discusses inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism.

9:00pm Untamed Alaska Discovery - Alaska weeks concludes with this view of Alaska as never seen before.

10:00pm The Soup E! - Special guests and some great shenanigans this week

10:00pm Craig Ferguson: A Wee Bit o' Revolution Comedy Central - The late-night host performs in his first stand-up special.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Russell Crowe; comic Joe Wong.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Former basketball player Charles Barkley; actress Leslie Mann; TV on the Radio performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Jessica Lange; comic Tom Lennon; Madeleine Peyroux performs.


8:00pm Grey Gardens HBO - Premiere of original film

8:00pm Kings NBC - Now in a new and fatal timeslot

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9:00pm Ashes to Ashes BBC America - A philanthropist is robbed at gunpoint, prompting Gene to investigate.


5:00pm Storm Stories The Weather Channel - Jim Cantore narrates an epic avalanche in British Columbia

7:00pm The Miss USA 2009 Pageant NBC - Billy Bush and Nadine Velazquez host the 58th annual beauty pageant. The Veronicas and Kevin Rudolph are the night's performers.

8:00pm Running in Heels style. - Season Finale

8:30pm Sit Down, Shut Up FOX - Series Premiere

9:00pm Law & Order: Criminal Intent USA - Season Premiere

9:00pm City Lights TCM - (1931) A little tramp (Charlie Chaplin) gets money from a drunken millionaire (Harry Myers) for an operation to restore a flower girl's (Virginia Cherrill) sight.

9:00pm In Treatment HBO - Mia and April

9:00pm The Tudors Showtime - Henry reconciles with Mary and Elizabeth in time for Christmas; Henry makes promises to the leaders of the uprising.

10:00pm Breaking Bad AMC - Things are tightening even more around our boys

10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - Season Premiere

10:00pm Tracey Ullman's State of the Union Showtime - Blogger Arianna Huffington

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