TV Junkie: Stop It With the 3-Hour Finales; Cowell Spills the Lambert
This trend of creating multi-hour season finales of TV reality shows has got to stop. Among other finales, Sunday's 3 hour finale of "Celebrity Apprentice" was unnecessarily drawn out with tons of footage that should have been cut, resulting in subjecting the audience to almost 1/2 hour of additional commercials. Tonight's 3 hour finale of "The Biggest Loser" promises more of the same.
Yesterday on Oprah, Simon Cowell said that Adam Lambert will win "American Idol". Great, now there's officially no reason to watch the rest of that show, and perhaps official recognition that the show is fixed.
Purged: NBC pulls the plug on "Legally Mad" and FOX yanks "Sit Down, Shut Up"
---The TV Junkie Plan: "Fringe", "Independent Lens", "The Daily Show", Letterman, Ferguson
8:00pm The Biggest Loser NBC - Three-hour season finale
9:00pm Fringe FOX - Season Finale
9:00pm Deadliest Catch Discovery - Empty pots, low bait and long grinds create tension between the skippers and their crews.
9:00pm Frontline: The Madoff Affair PBS/KCET - The world's first global Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Bernard Madoff began in the 1960s