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TV Junkie: AMC to be Zombie Central; Emmys All-Live

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"Man vs. Wild" with Bear Grylls season premieres tonight at 9pm on Discovery

"Man vs. Wild" with Bear Grylls season premieres tonight at 9pm on Discovery
So AMC's got "Mad Men", "Breaking Bad", and "The Prisoner", and now they're going to produce a series based on the zombie comic book "The Walking Dead". Is basic cable the place for innovation now?
At the end of July, CBS and the TV Academy had announced plans that segments of this year's Emmys would be pre-recorded so that more "entertainment" components could be included in the 3 hour show. Due to massive criticism, and the show will be all in real time - you can read CBS' entire peas & carrots statement here.
Tonight is the season premiere of "Man vs. Wild", check out our earlier interview with host Bear Grylls.The TV Junkie Plan: "Man vs. Wild", "The Philanthropist", Conan, Fallon.

8:00pm Who Wants to Be a Millionaire ABC - Contestants answer trivia questions to win cash; Lauren Conrad plays for charity; Cokie Roberts is the lifeline expert - whoa, from NPR lifeline to this, amazing.

9:00pm Man vs. Wild Discovery - Season Premiere

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9:00pm Gordon Ramsay's F Word BBC America - Teaching a family with eight kids how to make food fun as well as delicious and healthy; Gordon creates the Scottish delicacy haggis.

9:00pm Wipeout ABC - Contestants face the Blue Ball Run, the Sweeper Wall and the Dodge Ball Beam Walk as they compete for the $50,000 grand prize.

9:00pm Ghost Hunters International SyFy - Season Finale

9:00pm Leverage TNT - Job A television host claims a school bus driver caused an accident that left two children dead

10:00pm The Philanthropist NBC - Season Finale

10:00pm Top Chef Masters Bravo - The remaining four chefs wear blindfolds for their final quick-fire challenge

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - TV personality Gordon Ramsay; actor B.J. Novak; sculptor Willard Wigan.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Eric Bana; Holly Williams perform.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Jon Hamm; actor Hugh Dancy; Kitty, Daisy & Lewis perform.