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TV Junkie: The 96th Tour de France Debuts Tomorrow

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The Tour de France begins this Saturday at 6:30am on Versus

The Tour de France begins this Saturday at 6:30am on Versus
This Saturday at 6:30am the US broadcast of the 96th Tour de France begins on Versus. Will Lance Armstrong reign supreme again or will he race to support another up-and-coming team member? Will there be a drug scandal or other legal shenanigans? Whatever happens, we'll see athletes put themselves through the most grueling race in the most grueling sport on the planet.
Neil Patrick Harris is in negotiations to host this year's Emmys. We should find out in the next week or so if it's Harris we'll see on CBS this September 20th.
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross", Bill Moyers. Saturday - Tour de France, "Kings", "Boston Pops". Sunday - Tour de France.Tonight

8:00pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Matthew Fox; David Mitchell & Robert Webb; Davina McCall

8:00pm Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? FOX - Returns from hiatus

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8:00pm The Chopping Block NBC - The contestants must serve dishes to Italian customers, including Vincent Pastore, Federico Castelluccio and Mario Batali.

9:00pm Bill Moyers Journal PBS/KCET - Scholars Cornel West, Serene Jones and Gary Dorrien examine what America's core ethics and values say about the nation's politics and policy.


6:30am Cycling - Tour de France Versus - Stage 1 From Monaco

8:00pm Kings NBC - King Silas sends David on a mission to recover a national treasure; Jack and Katrina's (Leslie Bibb) engagement gets attention.

10:00pm Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular CBS - Neil Diamond performs some of his classic hits with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, conducted by Keith Lockhart


5:30am Cycling - Tour de France Versus - Stage 2 From Monaco to Brignoles

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