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TV Junkie: The Kids in the Hall are Back! In Canada....

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"The Kids in the Hall" have recorded a new series in Canada

"The Kids in the Hall" have recorded a new series in Canada
Weekend Edition"The Kids in the Hall" have reunited to shoot an 8-part comedy-mystery for Canadian television. The series will air on the CBC network in January 2010 but no word on if/how/when the series will air on US TV.
The TV Junkie will be going on hiatus next week to rest his weary eyeballs. We'll post a "must-see" list for the week along with some other recommendations. Thank you so much for reading! We'll be back by the 30th.

The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Bill Maher, Jonathon Ross, "The Soup", Letterman. Saturday - "Being Human", "The Dish". Sunday - "True Blood", "Mad Men".


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7:00pm Real Time With Bill Maher HBO - Comic Jay Leno; Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.); journalist Chuck Todd; author Sam Harris; journalist Jeremy Scahill.

9:00pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Michael Sheen; Lionel Richie; Vin Diesel; Sparks.

9:00pm Monk USA - When Monk and Natalie get stuck in a small desert town, he must uncover the link between a missing woman and a UFO sighting.

9:00pm Bill Moyers Journal PBS/KCET - "Critical Condition" shows three families facing illness without health coverage.

10:00pm The Soup E! - We're jacked up for something meaty.

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10:00pm SuperNews Current - "Weird Al" Yankovic personally selected the "SuperNews!" team to create and premiere his "Ringtone" video.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Christina Applegate; comic Patton Oswalt; Brendan Benson performs.


8:30pm All Jacked Up CMT - Series Premiere. Starring 80's teen heartthrob, C. Thomas Howell. Think "Jackass" but with a country twang.

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9:00pm Being Human BBC America - Mitchell uncovers the truth about the vampires' plans to start a mass conversion

10:00pm The Dish Style Network - Antonio Sabato Jr. guests!


8:00pm Who Wants to be a Millionare? ABC - Season Finale

8:30pm Death on the Nile TCM - (1978) Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov), solves the shipboard murder of an American heiress.

9:00pm True Blood HBO - Sookie, Bill and Jason return to Bon Temps; Hoyt and Jessica try to keep Maxine's madness a secret

9:00pm America's Best Dance Crew MTV - Martial Arts Week means martial arts dance moves on ABDC.

9:00pm Miss Universe 2009 NBC - Women from more than 80 countries vie for the crown in the annual pageant; Flo Rida, Heidi Montag, David Guetta and Kelly Rowland perform; Billy Bush and Claudia Jordan host.

10:00pm Hung HBO - Ray turns to Tanya for relationship advice; Ray attends a barbecue at Jessica and Ronnie's house

10:00pm Patton Oswalt: My Weakness is Strong Comedy Central - The comic performs.

10:00pm Mad Men AMC - Betty's father visits; Sterling Cooper handles a very specific client request; Roger makes wedding arrangements

10:30pm Entourage HBO - Vince and Turtle decide to arm themselves after a break-in; Drama tries to repair his tarnished relationship with a network executive