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TV Junkie: Ferguson to '12? 'Robin Hood' Premiere; MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday

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The final season of "Robin Hood" premieres on BBC America on Saturday at 9pm

The final season of "Robin Hood" premieres on BBC America on Saturday at 9pm
Weekend EditionIn late night TV news, Craig Ferguson is close to a deal that will keep him at the "Late, Late Show" through 2012. Ferguson is the very funny glue that keeps the red-headed stepchild of late night together. We haven't asked in a while: What is your favorite late night TV?
This Sunday we will be at the MTV Video Music Awards, keep checking this space and the LAist Twitter stream. Russell Brand will be hosting, Jay Z, will be there, Eminem will come out of retirement, and the show will open with a huge tribute to Michael Jackson which will hopefully not be billed to the City of Los Angeles.

The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Bill Maher, Jonathon Ross, "The Soup", Letterman, Fallon. Saturday - Three Faces of Eve, "Robin Hood", "Tour of Missouri". Sunday - "Big Brother", "True Blood", "Mad Men".


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7:00pm Real Time With Bill Maher HBO - Journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran, national security expert Richard Clarke and Paul Rieckhoff, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America; comedian Kathy Griffin and NY Rep. Anthony Weiner

9:00pm Eureka Sy Fy - Season Finale

9:00pm Friday Night With Jonathan Ross BBC America - Jamie Oliver; Ricky Gervais; Stuart Broad; Mika

9:00pm Monk USA - Monk's phobias threaten to undermine a murder case when an aggressive defense attorney targets his unconventional methods in court.

9:00pm Bill Moyers Journal PBS/KCET - Dr. Jim Yong Kim discusses public health; McClatchy DC correspondent Nancy Youssef discusses Afghanistan.

10:00pm The Soup E! - Joel and Co., please don't hurt 'em

10:00pm Tour of Missouri Versus - Top tier bike racing in America's heartland

10:00pm Psych USA - After a police bar is shot up in an apparent robbery, Shawn realizes the shooter was targeting one of the cops.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Michael Douglas; actress Leighton Meester; Kid Cudi performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actor Antonio Banderas; actor Bill Hader; Chris Cornell performs.

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12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Rumer Willis; The Used performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - TV personality Drew Carey; actress Mindy Kaling.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Comic Russell Brand; actress Kaitlin Olson; George Jones performs.


7:00pm The Three Faces of Eve TCM - (1957) A psychiatrist attempts to help a troubled housewife with three distinct personalities. Joanne Woodward won an Oscar as the lead.

9:00pm Robin Hood BBC America - Season Premiere. Robin returns to avenge Marian's murder and battle Gisborne; Tuck searches for Robin Hood, believing he is the only man who can unite England.

10:00pm Tour of Missouri Versus - Top tier bike racing in America's heartland


7:00pm Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew MTV - ABDC will also be featured at the VMAs tonight.

8:00pm Big Brother 11 CBS - The nomination ceremony is held.

8:00pm 2009 VMA Preshow MTV - Red carpet arrivals.

9:00pm True Blood HBO - Maryann prepares for her ultimate bestial sacrifice; Sophie-Anne warns Eric; Hoyt gets sick of Maxine's insult

9:00pm 2009 MTV Video Music Awards MTV - Host Russell Brand.

10:00pm Mad Men AMC - Don and Betty deal with Sally; Pete pursues a new business angle; Betty has a strange dream.

10:00pm Hung HBO - Tanya battles Lenore for control of Ray; Ray worries about his future; Ronnie flirts with an old flame at work

10:00pm Defying Gravity ABC - An impending solar flare puts the crew in danger; the strange force in Pod 4 sends out an irresistible siren call.

10:00pm Tour of Missouri Versus - Top tier bike racing in America's heartland

10:30pm Entourage HBO - The guys increase their security after a break-in; Adam Davies offers Lloyd a job as an agent