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TV Junkie: 'FlashForward' Premieres; B.J. Novak Video; ABC Comedy Does Well

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John Cho and Joseph Fiennes star in "FlashForward" which premieres at 8pm in ABC
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Featured Series Premiere for Tonight:FlashForward (8pm on ABC): ABC knows "Lost" will be going away so it's trying to line up a similarly addictive (and weird) replacement and they've settled on "FlashForward" for the moment - hell, it even has Dominic Monaghan from "Lost". For 2 minutes and 17 seconds, everyone in the world passes out/goes into a trance and experiences their life 6 months in the future. Why did this happen? Is that really the future? Etc.
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It's Thursday which means comedy domination by NBC. If you are a fan of "The Office" be sure to check out our Emmys red carpet interview with series writer, producer, and performer, B.J. Novak who appears at 2:17 in the video (whoa!!! Just like in "FlashForward", that's frickin' creepy!!).
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Last night's ABC comedy premieres did very well in terms of viewership. We liked "Modern Family" but aren't sure it has multi-season legs (but industry colleagues have told us to sit tight, the series gets better with upcoming episodes) and even though we had a shout out of support here for Courtney Cox's "Cougar Town", we thought it was pretty awful and saw a lot of similar sentiments on Twitter.

The TV Junkie Plan: "Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday", "Parks and Recreation", "The Office", "Community", "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia", "The Daily Show", Conan, Fallon

8:00pm Flash Forward ABC - Series Premiere

8:00pm Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday NBC - News the SNL way.