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TV Junkie: Almodovar To Do TV; Leno Misses Tonight Show; TV Land on Sunday

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"Ashes To Ashes" season finale on BBC America on Saturday @ 9pm

"Ashes To Ashes" season finale on BBC America on Saturday @ 9pm
Weekend EditionPedro Almodovar is purportedly in talks to produce a TV adaptation of his 1988 movie, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown with Fox TV Studios.
Did anyone else miss Jay Leno as little as we did yesterday? While we are sorry the guy is sick we can't but wonder if his sickness could just seque into his departure from the 11:35pm slot? Here's another chance for us to suggest that NBC is making a huge mistake with this whole 10pm Jay Leno show thing - there we said it, again.
The 2009 TV Land Awards are on at 8pm this Sunday, but don't forget to check out our red carpet coverage from earlier this week. Also, "Ashes To Ashes" season finale on Saturday should be noted.

The TV Junkie Plan:
Tonight - "Dollhouse", "The Soup", Letterman, Fallon.
Saturday - The Lion In Winter, "Ashes To Ashes".
Sunday - "Storm Stories", "TV Land Awards", "Breaking Bad


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9:00pm Dollhouse FOX - Echo is forced to investigate her own murder. Say what?

9:00pm Mistresses BBC America - Katie returns to life as a mistress.

10:00pm NUMB3RS CBS - Don's life hangs in the balance after he is injured during a raid while investigating a series of home invasions. For Zach.

10:00pm The Soup E! - The attack of the Celebrity Twitter Critters!! Check out our visit to the setof "The Soup" last week!

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Michael Keaton; Lily Allen performs.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Neil Patrick Harris; actress Emily Deschanel; comic Reggie Watts.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Eddie Izzard; Chris Botti performs.


7:35pm The Lion in Winter TCM - (1968) King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) requires exiled Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine Hepburn) and his sons to join him at Christmastide 1183. Awesome epic film, also with Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton.

8:00pm Kings NBC - Jack and David go to Gath to make sure peace is restored.

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9:00pm Ashes to Ashes BBC America - Season Finale

10:00pm I Want to Save Your Life WE - Series Premiere


5:00pm Storm Stories The Weather Channel - Heavy snow creates perfect conditions for a Montana Avalanche

8:00pm TV Land Awards TV Land - The night honors Don Rickles, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and others. Neil Patrick Harris and Judah Friedlander host. Don't forget to check out LAist's red carpet coverage.

9:00pm The Celebrity Apprentice NBC - The two teams compete to create new additions to a frozen food line.

9:00pm Daisy of Love VH1 - Series Premiere.

9:00pm In Treatment HBO - Mia, April

9:00pm The Tudors Showtime - The leaders of the Pilgrimage of Grace are executed; Brandon is disturbed by the mercilessness; Henry celebrates the birth of a son.

9:00pm Egypt's Mystery Chamber Science Channel - King Tut's tomb is more thoroughly explored and a new chamber discovered.

10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - A northern California marijuana mastermind cannot testify without using the drug to neutralize his anxiety disorder.

10:00pm Breaking Bad AMC - Walt and Jesse seek advice from a shady attorney when Badger gets in trouble with the law; the DEA believes they have caught up with "Heisenberg"

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