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TV Junkie: LAist to Report from the Video Music Awards on 9/13

Russell Brand will be hosting the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, September 13th
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We've got a few new show episodes tonight, but nothing spectacular - Wednesdays always seem to be cooking night what with "Top Chef" and "Gordon Ramsay's F Word". What we are excited about is going to New York City and covering the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, September 13th. We'll be on site and posting video throughout the evening.The West Coast broadcast of the VMAs will begin at 9pm on September 13th and will be hosted by bon vivant Russell Brand. The lineup for the night includes (but is not limited to): JAY-Z, Lady Gaga, Green Day, P!nk, Taylor Swift, Muse, Nelly Furtado, Katy Perry, Ne-Yo and Chace Crawford.

The TV Junkie Plan: "Wipeout", "Man vs. Wild", "Top Chef", Letterman, Fallon.

8:00pm Wipeout ABC - Contestants face the brush rush, the aqua launch and the buoy run as they compete in an extreme obstacle course to win the $50,000 grand prize.

8:00pm American Masters: Trumbo PBS/KCET - Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo was convicted and jailed for refusing to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

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8:55pm Glee FOX - Will Schuester, an optimistic teacher, tries to reinvent the high school's glee club; includes previously unseen footage.

9:00pm Man vs. Wild Discovery - Bear goes to Texas and navigates a desert and deep gorges and encounters a diamondback rattlesnake.