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TV Junkie: Carradine on 'Mental'; Starbuck to '24'; 'Futurama' and 'Earl' Live On

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FOX has signed Katee Sackhoff, aka Kara "Starbuck" Thrace, to co-star in season 8 of "24"
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Tonight you have a chance to see one of the last performances of the very recently departed David Carradine on FOX's "Mental" at 9pm.
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HBO's "John Adams" won the Grand Prize for Drama at the BANFF festival yesterday - congrats HBO.
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Back from the Dead: Supposedly Comedy Central has ordered 13 new episodes of "Futurama" and TBS has ordered 13 new episodes "My Name Is Earl".
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Down-in-the-mouth "Battlestar Galactica" fans might soon become "24" fans as FOX has signed Katee Sackhoff, aka Kara "Starbuck" Thrace, to co-star in season 8 of the series.
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Thank you for the comments on yesterday's column - looks like Conan has created a winner with the new "Tonight Show".Slim pickins' tonight dear friends, but the below is the least offensive combination of shows" to watch:

The TV Junkie Plan: "Deadliest Catch", "Colber(t) Repor(t)", Conan, Fallon.

9:00pm Mental FOX - Jack attempts a highly unorthodox treatment for a famous philosopher (David Carradine) who lapsed into a catatonic state after a lightning strike.

9:00pm Deadliest Catch Discovery - The fleet struggles with ice, big seas and bad information; a skipper regrets sending his men out in savage weather.