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TV Junkie: Grammys Post-Mortem; 'X-Play' 1000th Episode Tonight

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Down on Wilshire the little show that brings all things gamer to you all week long celebrates its 1000th episode tonight at 6pm with a full hour - "X-Play" on G4

Down on Wilshire the little show that brings all things gamer to you all week long celebrates its 1000th episode tonight at 6pm with a full hour - "X-Play" on G4
A highlight of the interminable 52nd Annual Grammys was Stephen Colbert's award, his first Grammy, for the soundtrack to his hilarious holiday special, "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All." His monologue was the most intelligent banter of the night - it was all downhill from there. From the out of tune singing, to an inability to self-censor for a broadcast audience, a confusing 3D experience, and, the very weak "mosh pit" stage design (3 or 4 "Jersey Shore"-style fist-pumpers?), Tinseltown scored an #epicfail with those and countless other "why?" moments.During the week that J.D. Salinger died, we don't think we've seen a bigger collection of phonies with the phoniest music around. You would have to have a real hatred of music to enjoy watching a broadcast of the Grammys. If that was the cream of the crop of the "music industry", the best of the best, then this is an industry that truly deserves to go out of business.
Whether you watched or missed last night's Grammys, check out the liveblog, from onsite at the performance, by LAist's Music Editor, Joshua Pressman - lots of great commentary!
For those smart enough to avoid CBS last night, the best episode of "Big Love" so far this season aired on HBO. Great performances by all with a preview of Sissy Spacek's appearance next week - definitely worth pulling up via OnDemand.
We knew we were lagging when we signed up for foursquare last week but now Bravo has announced a partnership with the social media site resulting in a Bravo site on foursquare as well as guides designed by Bravolebrities from their "Real Wifes of..." series, "Top Chef", etc.
The TV Junkie Plan: "X-Play", "Chuck", "24", "Men of a Certain Age", "La La Land", Letterman, Fallon.

6:00pm X-Play G4 - Celebration of the 1000th episode includes never before seen footage.

8:00pm How I Met Your Mother CBS - His friends root Barney on in his quest to have the perfect week to forget about their own miserable week.

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8:00pm Chuck NBC - Chuck gets his own asset; Awesome is forced to lie to Ellie when she begins to ask questions about Chuck

8:00pm House FOX - House's team rushes to treat an ailing college football star in time for the patient to try out for the NFL

9:00pm Heroes NBC - Fueled by his vision of Emma in danger, Peter tries to rescue Sylar; H.R.G.'s past is revealed; Lauren tries to stop Samuel.

9:00pm 24 FOX - Day 8: 9:00PM - 10:00PM Renee confronts her painful past while trying to broker a deal with a well-connected German arms dealer

9:00pm RuPaul's Drag Race Logo - Season Premiere.

9:30pm The Big Bang Theory CBS - Sheldon tries to figure out the answer to a physics problem by working with Penny.

10:00pm Men of a Certain Age TNT - Joe's bookie finds out that he used to be a professional golfer; Owen's family is concerned about his weight

10:00pm Damages FX - Patty Hewes digs deeper into the secrets of the Tobin family; Ellen Parsons provides valuable assistance to Tom Shayes.

10:00pm Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Travel - Tony explores the 1,100-year history of Prague and the city's new culinary landscape with the help of local

10:00pm Secret Diary of a Call Girl Showtime - With the success of her book, Belle worries about material for a follow-up; Belle's sister needs a place to stay.

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10:00pm Kell on Earth Bravo - Series Premiere.

10:00pm Worst Cooks in America Food - Season Finale. A winner is declared

10:30pm Tracey Ullman's State of the Union Showtime - Octomom; a single woman dates; a woman loses her job and her house; a special agent searches for work; Matthew McConaughey.

11:00pm La La Land Showtime - Gary, Brendan, and Shirley continue their assault on Los Angeles

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Bruce Willis; Ne-Yo performs.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actress Rosario Dawson; former NFL player Tony Siragusa; New Kids on the Block perform.

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