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TV Junkie: 'The Prisoner' vs 'V' vs Fellini; 'Pacific' Progressing

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Fellini's "8 1/2" on TCM is competing for your eyeballs at 8pm along with lots of other good stuff tonight

Fellini's "8 1/2" on TCM is competing for your eyeballs at 8pm along with lots of other good stuff tonight
Tonight's another tough night for picking what to watch: we're going to stick with "The Prisoner" to the end (what do you guys think of this show?), then it's on to "Sons of Anarchy" (since it's already 10pm by that time) but late night is a treat with Vice President Joe Biden on "The Daily Show" followed by nerdist author Malcolm Gladwell and then Ferguson hosts a guest appearance by Woody Harrelson who will be discussing his film The Messenger which we featured here. The competition is still all over ("V", Fellini!, a really good "Frontline", and tons of late night).
HBO has come up with a new trailer for its miniseries "Pacific" which will air in March. Looks like post-production is going well by the look of it (see the clip at the end of this post).
A&E has picked our perennial favorite comedian, Bob Saget, to helm"Bob Saget's Strange Days", an unscripted exploration of American subcultures. The show will air in May of 2010 - congrats Bob!
Congrats also go to the comedy genius that is Chris Elliott who is set to star in the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim offering, "Eagleheart".
Dear ladies of Los Angeles: if you're 35+ and are considered "hot stuff", prove it by auditioning for TV Land's "She's Got The Look" on December 6th. Check out the details and let us know if you made the cut.---
RIP Ken Ober, you helped create the best show MTV ever had.
The TV Junkie: "The Prisoner", "Sons of Anarchy", "The Daily Show", "The Colbert Report", Ferguson.

8:00pm Nova - Becoming Human: Last Human Standing PBS/KCET - Evidence reveals new insights into how humans became creative and modern; demise of Neanderthals, except for in Red States

8:00pm The Prisoner AMC - Schizoid; Checkmate An evil version of Six tries to kill Two; 11-12 seeks answers; 313 battles her inner demons; Six is sentenced to death; Two suffers a loss; the truth is revealed.

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8:00pm V ABC - Erica starts tracking a death threat; Ryan turns to old friends in an effort to build up opposition forces.

8:00pm So You Think You Can Dance FOX - The 14 remaining dancers perform. Anything for you Julie.

8:00pm 90210 The CW - Navid decides to confront Adrianna about her drug use

8:00pm 8 1/2 TCM - (1963) Fellini!!! An Italian film director (Marcello Mastroianni) seeking the meaning of life retreats from his wife (Anouk Aimýe), mistress and flatterers

8:00pm Being Neil Armstrong BBC America - Author Andrew Smith travels across the country talking to the people who know the astronaut best.

9:00pm Frontline: A Death in Tehran PBS/KCET - Neda Soltani was shot and killed on the streets of Tehran, Iran, during protests over the country's presidential election.

9:00pm Dirty Jobs Discovery - Mike helps maintain a hydroelectric dam and then catches and tags fish.

9:00pm NCIS: Los Angeles CBS - While Hetty is at a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C., a murder investigation leads the team to stolen missiles

9:00pm Melrose Place The CW - Ella is stunned when WPK owner Amanda Woodward fires half the staff, including Caleb

10:00pm Sons of Anarchy FX - Chibs makes a secret deal with Agent Stahl in order to protect his wife and daughter

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10:30pm Ideal IFC - Judith gets a party mask glued to her face

11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Vice President Joe Biden

11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Actor Andy Garcia; "Housewives of Orange County," Jeana Kehough, Alexis Bellino and Tamra Barney

11:30pm The Colbert Report Comedy Central - Author Malcolm Gladwell

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Penelope Cruz; World Series of Poker champion Joe Cada; the Script performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien NBC - Actress Jane Lynch; 50 Cent performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - The latest celebrity eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars"; actor John Stamos; actress Emily VanCamp; OneRepublic performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Woody Harrelson; former football player Joe Theismann.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Singer Shakira; comedy duo Cheech and Chong; Neko Case performs.

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