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TV Junkie: Rather Sues Moonves; Dobbs In Need of Attitude Change
Lou Dobbs - too cranky
So remember when everyone was taking a dump on Dan Rather in 2004 and CBS sold him down the river just to, seemingly, stay chill with the Bush Administration? Now Dan's specifically suing Les Moonves and CBS News President Andrew Heyward and the network for $70 million.
Also in news (god we're desperate), CNN is trying to "negotiate" a change of attitude for Lou Dobbs, who is now airing a lot of "birther" hype in addition to his anti-immigrant rants. Evidently they still want him to be a crank but not too psycho a crank.
Shark Week continues!!
The TV Junkie Plan: "Top Five Eaten Alive", "Sharkbite Summer", "Saving Grace", "The Daily Show", Conan, Ferguson.8:00pm Top Five Eaten Alive Discovery - Five shark attack survivor stories.
8:00pm Hell's Kitchen FOX - Tension mounts between two chefs competing in a challenge; Drew Lachey, John O'Hurley, Tom Green, Melinda Clarke, Chris "Kid" Reid and Kristy Swanson guest
9:00pm Paris Hilton's My New BFF MTV - Season Finale. MTV, please change this to "Series Finale"
9:00pm Sharkbite Summer Discovery - The American coast is plagued by shark attacks during the summer of 2001.
9:00pm Big Brother 11 CBS - The veto competition is held.
9:00pm Dragons' Den BBC America - Make-your-own doll; a product that facilitates toilet training for children.
10:00pm Saving Grace TNT - The squad investigates the murder of a whistle blower; Grace's brother Leo is convinced his neighbor is keeping a dead body in his house
11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Rep. Henry Waxman
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Jeremy Piven; The Human Cannonballs; All-American Rejects perform.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actor Ashton Kutcher; TV personality Nigel Lythgoe; The Script performs.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Tony Shalhoub; actress Minka Kelly.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Channing Tatum; comic Joan Rivers; Arctic Monkeys perform.